Obituaries

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Obituary — Lyle de Braga

By Editor | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

People who are described as “salt of the earth” are those who are considered to be of great worth to society – they represent the best of us. Lyle Norman de Braga was the salt of the earth. Lyle passed on to greener pastures on May 18, 2019 at the age of 86, surrounded by…

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Obituary — Paholke Memorial Potluck

By Editor | May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gail Harrigan Paholke May 25, 1943 – April 16, 2019 A memorial potluck will be held on May 18, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Fallon Eagle’s Hall, 7977 Reno Highway, Fallon, Nevada 89406.   Gail’s obituary originally appeared in The Fallon Post on April 22nd — Gail Harrigan Paholke       Never miss a…

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Obituary — Robert L. Bender

By Editor | May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Robert L. Bender (Bob, Pappy) Born: June 10, 1955 — Died: May 2, 2019 Born and raised in Portland, Oregon.  In June of 1973 he joined the Army and left for basic training in Fort Ord, CA.  After basic, he returned to Portland before reporting to Ft. Lewis, WA. In August of 1973 he married…

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Obituary — Cornelius (Case) Van Zwaluwenberg

By Editor | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cornelius (Case) Van Zwaluwenburg, Fallon resident, passed away April 15, 2019. He ws born in Oldebrock, Holland to Cornelius and Eva Van Zwaluwenburg. Case retired from the U.S. Navy and the Coast Guard, spanning two and a half decades of service to his country, retiring CW03. He was a flight engineer on a C-130, Search…

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Obituary — Judy K. Deem

By Editor | May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our very loved, Judy Kay Deem, age 78, died on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in the Reno hospital. She was born in Crescent, Utah on May 5, 1940 to Samuel Eugene and Beverly Mae (Faulkner) Parkinson and had one younger sister Dixie (Mike) Etcheverry and a younger brother Kelly Parkinson. Judy was raised in Utah…

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Obituary – Edwin Henry Miers, Jr.

By Editor | April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

On April 27, 2019, God called Edwin Henry Miers Jr. home.  He was born in Jacksonville, Illinois on March 2, 1939 to Edwin Henry Miers Sr. and Pauline Bernice Miers.  In his 80 years of life, he loved unconditionally. He was known for his contagious laughter, warm hugs, words of wisdom, and open arms.  He…

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Obituary — Ardella Blumhagen

By Editor | April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Ardella, our loving and caring Mother, Grandma, Great Grandma and Friend to all whose lives she touched, on April 15, 2019. Mom was with us and a part of our lives for 82 years. A celebration of mom’s life — Ardella Blumhagen — will be held…

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Obituary – Gail Harrigan Paholke

By Editor | April 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gail passed on April 16, 2019. She was born Georgia Gail Harrigan in Reno on May 25, 1943 to Alfred “Whitey” Harrigan and Georgia Gray Harrigan. She attended elementary schools in Fallon and graduated from Churchill County High School with the class of “61” regularly joining them in monthly luncheons which she so enjoyed. On…

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Obituary – Donald Brown Jr.

By Editor | April 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sunrise February 20, 1962     Sunset April 17, 2019 Donald was born in Schurz to Donald Brown Sr. and Flora Bill Brown, he was proceeded in death by his father Donald Brown of Fallon, NV, son Dusty Harry-Joaquin Brown of Peach Springs AZ, and sister Gloria Fogelberg of Shell Lake, WI. He leaves behind his mother,…

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Obituary – Jack A. Endacott

By Editor | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Captain Jack A. Endacott, U. S. Navy (Retired), passed away in Sparks, Nevada, at the age of 95 on 13 April 2019.  He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Maxine McCall Endacott. Other surviving family members include three children, Steven, Lawrence, and Cynthia Kershaw, as well as 7 grandchildren. Steven and wife, Dana…

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