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2B Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progresswe, Reporter VITAL S I S T I C S OBITUARIES Kathy Elizabeth Alvarez Von Almen With family members near, Kathy Elizabeth Alvarez Von Almen died peacefully Tues- day, May 8, 2012, at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev. Kathy was born Feb. 12, 1955, and raised in Santa Cruz, the youngest of five children brought into this world by John S. and Lydia Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or Paid Obit- uaries. Paid Obituaries start at $70 and may include a photo for an additional $10. For more information or to arrange for these notices, contact any of our offices during business hours or email typesetting@ plumasnews.com, subject obit. Bogner. She attended Holy Cross Elementary School and. graduated from Marello Prep High School in 1973. Through the years, Kathy worked closely with the family businesses, but the role in life she cherished the most was raising her four beautiful children. Looking for just the right place to raise their family, she and her first husband, Paul Alvarez, sw an opportunity and took a chance relocating their still young family to Quincy, where they purchased and operated what quickly became a very successful pizza restaurant. "Kata" -- a nickname affec- tionately given to her by sister Jeannie enjoyed all life offered, especially country music and flowers. But her biggest joy in life was raising and spending time with her kids. She was a busy mom following her four very busy children through their school extracurricular activi- ties. She eagerly participated in theilr youth soccer, Little League, basketball, football and 4-H programs. She also adored what little spare time she could find with Dillon, her chocolate lab. Friends and family will always remember Kathy as a fun- loving person with a wonder- ful smile who always found time to stop and visit. She is survived by her husband, John Von Almen, of Quincy; sons, Paul Alvarez, of Missoula, Mont., Bill Alvarez and his wife Ally, Of Grass Valley, and Michael Alvarez, of Chico; daughter, Beth Alvarez, of San Diego; and step-children Amanda Von Almen, of Edinburgh, Scotland, and Kyle Von Almen, of Quincy. She also leaves behind her mother, Lydia Bogner; and her four siblings: Judy and her husband Gus Allegri, Steve and his wife Diana Bogner, Phil and his wife Kathy Bogner and Jeannie Pearce Edsal and Jody Edsal. Her father John preceded her in death. Services were held Mon- day, May 14, at San Agustin Catholic Church in Scotts M Mallery & Mallery Attorneys at Law PROBATE • TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING FAMILY LAW 257-4300 125 South Lassen St. • Susanville 00onument me/e** 2eauh/ established t929 Monuments • Benches Signs ° Borders Address Stones GRANITE • MARBLE • NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET • P.O. 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(Harrison) Hunt in Brandt, Mich., Dorothy was one of six children. Of these, she was predeceased by Barry Hunt, ArleneMoser and Russell Hunt, and survived by Edmund L. Hunt, of Sun City, Ariz., and Lucille B. Hammersmith, of Lake Havasu City. Dorothy was an avid career-woman as well as a homemaker. Having gradu- ated from Elkhart University in Indiana, she worked in the dental profession for more than 40 years as a nurse, assistant and lab technician. She was truly dedicated to her profession, loved the work she did and was very proud of her accomplish- ments. As a homemaker, she pleased everyone with her talent for cooking, baking and a myriad of homemade, creative gifts for family and friends. Dorothy was always there to listen and be a friend to those around her. She was gentle, kind, thoughtful and sweet, always willing to lend a hand. Recently, she was a volunteer at the Lake Havasu Senior Center where she en- joyed the company of friends and helping out in any way she could. The time she spent with her grandchildren made her very happy, and she was very active in their lives. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 52 years, James Gamboni, of Lake Havasu City; and her three devoted children: Sabryna Scholte- Gamboni, of Palm Desert, Pauline Brady and son-in-law Ben Brady, of Oceanside, and John Gamboni and daughter- in-law Molly Gamboni, of Woodland. She is most beloved "Granny" to her four grandchildren: Taylor Brady, Tanner Brady, Thomas Scholte and Lila Gamboni. She leaves behind many won- derful and caring family and friends, many of whom she met while residing in San Pedro, Rancho Palos Verdes, Lake Almanor and Lake Havasu City. A priceless mother, grand- mother, sister, wife and I ......... | -IHoney Lake Valleyl00 Headstones & Cemetery Supplies l Mobile Service ~ "We'll come to you" 5% Off or we will beat any competitors prices. 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A reception for family and friends will follow immedi- ately afterward at the Peck residence, 146 Hot Springs Road in Greenville. MARRIAGE LICENSES April 30 Sheila Olivia Provoast, of Chilcoot, and Matthew Donald Hail, of Nashville, Tenn. May 2 Danielle Janine Henderson and Timmothy Leroy Ellis, both of Reno, Nev. May 3 Staci Allyn LaGrone and Patrick Jordan Minnick, both of Quincy. See Marriages, page 3B REAL ESTATE Check It Out/ REQUEST FOR MINI-GRANT APPLICATIONS The Plumas Children's Council is requesting applications from community or faith-based non-profit organizations, agencies, schools, or units of government located in Plumas County with programs that serve the needs of children and their families. $8,000 is available for Mini-Grants this year, with a maximum grant award amount of $2,000. Projects will be funded on a one-year cycle beginning June 2012. Applications must indicate how the proposed services will help build the protective factors that strengthen families. The 2012 Mini-Grant Application will be available to the public beginning Friday, May 18, 2012. To receive a copy of the Application from the Plumas Children's Council, email your request to Janine@plumaschildren.org. Applications will be due by 3:00 p.m:, Monday, June 4, 2012. Oam-2 • Ten year complete" system warranty, 20 year available • Design and installation by Bill Battagin, your local, licensed, insured C10 Contractor with 30 years solar electric experience • Member CALSEIA • Free ON-SITE solar feasibility survey • Serving all of Plumas County • Many references available WEREcENTLY PURCHASED 48 KW OF U.S.A. MADE PANELS AT A QUANTITY PRICE THAT WILL MATCH OR BEAT THE PRICE OF FOREIGN.MADE PANELS 530.284.7849 Taylorsville, CA www.frenergy.net Lic. #874049 00Adopt A .$. .p Lamar is about 8 weeks old and his sister Khloe was. adopted last week. He's cute, cuddly and oh so lonesome without sis, Mini Me is a spayed black and white cat about 6 months old. 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