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Nevada State Journal / Reno Evening Gazette
Alps, Leota - Former Reno resident - died in San Pedro, California 27 Dec - resident of San Pedro. Interred in Reno at Mountain View Cemetery.
Ambrose, William J. - died 31 Dec in Oakland, California at age 57- resident of Emeryville, California with many relatives in Reno; Native of Oakland; Memberships: Line Drivers Union Local 468 of Oakland; Survivors: Mrs. Emilia Ambrose (widow) and Miss Dolores Ambrose (daughter), both of Emeryville; Jack Ambrose (son) of Santa Rosa, California; Bill Ambrose (son) of Hayward, California; +several grandchildren. Services at Truman's Chapel in Oakland.
Baker, Ethel B. - died 30 Dec - born 1897 in Washington; Memberships: West Ward of the Latter Day Saints Church in Sparks; Rebekah Lodge of Brookport, Illinois; Survivors: Thomas Baker (son) of Sparks, Robert Baker (son), serving with U.S. Forces in Germany; Lewis Blank, George Blank (brothers) of Modesto, California; Mrs. Mae Crowley (sister) of St. Paul, Minnesota; Mrs. Elda Dunton (sister) of Seattle, Washington.
Barlese, Reggie - lifelong resident of Nixon, Nevada - died 31 Dec in Wadsworth; Survivors: Mr. & Mrs. Louie Barlese (parents) of Nixon; Debra Jean and Gloria Lynn Barlese (daughters), Darrell Barlese (son), all of Smith Valley; Milton Barlese, Ross Barlese, Orville Barlese (brothers), all of Nixon; Mrs. Elsie DeGarmo (sister) of Lakeview, Oregon. Burial at Nixon Cemetery.
Beel, Debie Ann (Mrs.) - native of Jamestown, Arkansas; resident of Greenville, California for last 22 years; died 31 Dec at age 81 at Feather River District Hospital in Greenville; Survivors: William (son) of Greenville; George (son), Frank (son), both of Arkansas; John (son), Monroe (son), both of Redding, California; Mrs. Laura Keyes (daughter) of Redding, California; Lola Beel (daughter); +several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial at Greenville Cemetery.
Cosgriff, Melbirne (Mel) - President of several advertising firms; died 28 Dec in Twin Falls, Idaho at age 49. born 31 Oct 1913 in Twin Falls, Idaho; Memberships: Twin Falls Elks, Vice President of Idaho Golf Association; Served in Army Air Corps during WWII. Attended schools in Twin Falls and graduated from Univ. of Washington; Member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. Survivors: Mrs. Grace Cosgriff (widow), Mrs. C.P. Cosgriff (mother), both of Twin Falls; Charles P. Cosgriff (son), student at Manogue Catholic High School in Reno;
Follett, Georgia Agnes (Mrs.) - lifetime resident of Truckee, California area - died 29 Dec in Ukiah, California; born 25 Nov 1887 in Boca, California and resided there and in Truckee during her life; for the past two months she had been visiting her son Marion in Ukiah; Survivors: Marion Follett (son); Richard Follett (son), both of Ukiah; Memberships: Truckee Chapter No. 116 Order of the Eastern Star; Naomi Rebekah Lodge No. 2. Cremation in the Mountain View Cemetery.
Gillett, Sadie W. (Mrs.) - resident at 2185 Clear Acre Lane, Reno - died 29 Dec - Interment in Mountain View Cemetery
Gower, David - Veteran of World War I; died 30 Dec after illness of 20 days; no known relatives; born 24 May 1898 in Lumis, California
Houser, Fred - Services directed by the Temple Baptist Church. Interred at Mountain View Cemetery on 02 Jan 1963.
Lemley, Clara Brown - resident of Reno for six years - died 30 Dec; born Clara Brown on 03 Jan 1887; Memberships: 1961 President of Senior Citizens Club of First Methodist Church. Survivors: William E. Lemley (husband) of Brookport, Illinois; Mrs. Alma Kohn (daughter) of Reno; Mrs. Maude Barker (sister) of Brookport, Illinois; Orlin Brown (brother) of Metropolis, Illinois; Eugene Brown (brother) of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.
Long, Augustus - resident at 2784 Plumas St., Reno where he died on 31 Dec at age 80; born in Missouri, resident of Reno for 50 years where he owned an apartment rental service; Survivors: Mrs. Laura Steele (sister) of Boulder Creek, California; Thomas Long (brother) of Stockton, California.
Lowery, Raymond A. - resident of 810 Montello St., Reno; died 30 Dec at age 37; Interment in Veterans section of Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery.
McDonald, Mary (Mrs.) - resident of Mexico, Missouri (201 S. Alabama St.); stricken in Reno while visiting her son (305 Rafetto Dr.); died 31 Dec in Reno at age 77; born 12 Sep 1885 in Missouri; Survivors: John McDonald (son) of Reno; Orville McDonald (son) of Boone, Iowa; David McDonald (son) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Eugene McDonald (son) of Mexico, Missouri; +10 grandchildren. Burial in New Hope Cemetery, Calwood, Missouri.
Nesmith, Arthur Mayo - resident of Smith, Nevada - died 31 Dec at age 79 - b. 12 Nov 1883 in Jack's Valley, Nevada, near Genoa; Survivors: Mrs. Jennie Nesmith (widow); John (son), both of Smith; Mrs. May Dixon (daughter) of Carson City; two granddaughters, one great grandson +nieces and nephews. Interment at Smith Valley Cemetery.
O'Toole, Helen (Hooper) - resident of Ione, Nevada; died at home at age 36; born 26 May 1926 in Nye County. Survivors: Joe O'Toole (husband); Mr. & Mrs. Duman Hooper (parents) of Reese River; LaVerne Hooper (sister) of Reese River. Burial in the family plot at Ione Cemetery.
Richards, Minna M. (Mrs.) - resident of 128 Winter St. and resident of Reno for eight years - died 29 Dec; employed several years by Golden Hotel and more recently by the El Cortez Hotel. Cremation at Mountain View Crematory.
Robertson, Emile - died 25 Dec at age 94; Interment at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery.
Thalinger, Charles - resident of 139 East Commercial Row, Reno; died 27 Dec in Reno at age 77; Interment in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery
Witt, Harry A. - retired darkroom technician at Veteran's Hospital in Reno - Survivors: Mrs. Helen Witt (mother); Paul Witt (brother), both of Reno; George Witt (brother) of Comptonville, California; Roy Witt (brother) of Oakland, California; Cremation at Mountain View Crematory.
Conte, Arthur - A founder of the Benjamin Franklin Lodge No. 45 and barber - died in Reno 02 July at age 52; resident of Reno for 13 years and lived at 590 Genoa Ave.; born 13 Apr 1911 in Foggia, Italy to Joseph Conte. Survivors: Lena A. Conte (widow); Mark W. and Arthur C. (grandchildren); Raymond Conte (father), all of Reno. Angelo, Albert, Adolph, and Anthony (brothers); Mrs. Anna Farrante and Mrs. Angela Delgese (sisters), all of Newark, New Jersey. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery (Masonic Section)
Devincenzi, Domingo - resident at 1026 Watt St.; died 01 Jan at age 74; born 25 Apr 1888 in Italy; Survivors: Rachel Devincenzi (widow); Louis Devincenzi (son); Ernest Cardinelli (stepson); Donald Cardinelli (stepsonson); John Devincenzi (brother); Mrs. Katherine Pessi (sister) +eight grandchildren, all of Reno. Entombment in the Mountain View Mausoleum.
Fuller, Eugene E. - resident at 1221 Ridgeway Court; died 02 Jan at St. Mary's Hospital at age 55; Service Manager at Waldren Motors; b. 25 Oct 1907 in Stockton, California; resident of Reno for 25 years; Memberships: Mount Rose Lodge No. 40, F&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies of Nevada, Kerak Temple of the Shrine, Stage Craft, and Camel Herders; Survivors: Mrs. Cassie L. Fuller (widow); Lawrence H. Gonzales (stepson), Mrs. Frederick Vollmer (stepdaughter), all of Reno; Mrs. Clara Gonder (sister) of San Francisco; Robert Fuller (brother) of Stockton, California +eight step-grandchildren. Burial in Masonic section of Mountain View Cemetery.
Hayes, Letha G. - died in Ventura, California 03 July ; former Reno resident; resided in Ventura two years; born 01 Feb 1895 in Illinois to Walter and Nancy (Dodson) Wells; occupation - restaurant cook; Survivors: Mrs. Cecil Tucker (daughter) of Sparks; Mrs. Sharon Beigelow of Linthecum Heights, Maryland; Mark Ferris (brother) of Playa Del Rey, California; six grandchildren. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
Kosaftis, Olga - died in Reno 02 July at age 73; Resident of Pasadena, California (394 N. Sierra Madre Ave.); born 20 Dec 1890 in Loannina, Greece; resided in Reno two weeks. Survivors: John Kosaftis (son), of La Canada, California; Mrs. Arty Georgiades (daughter) of Pasadena, California; Mrs. Sevesty Lamberti (daughter) of Reno; Michael Georgiades, Renee and Elaine Kosaftis (grandchildren)
Moffat, William Henry - Cattle Baron - resident of Reno - died in San Francisco 01 Jan at age 87; born 17 Feb 1875 in San Francisco; came to Nevada at age 15; Memberships: Cowboy Hall of Fame, Reno Lodge No. 13, F&AM, Reno Chapter No. 7, Royal Arch Masons, 50 year member of DeWitt Clinton Commandery, Knights Templar, Joan of Arc Enclave, Red Cross of Constantine, and Kerak Temple of the Shrine; Survivors: Mae Moffat (widow) of Reno; William Moffat, Jr. (son) of California; Mrs. Lynne Adrienne Alexander (daughter), Mrs. George Pope (daughter), both of San Francisco; +many grandchildren; resident for many years at 3875 S. Virginia St., one-time home of former Gov. John Sparks; recent resident of Mapes Hotel.
Parsons, Lela D. - wife of Dr. Lawrence Parsons; resident at 232 Sunnyside Dr. - died 02 Jan in Reno at age 64 after an extended illness; born 19 Jan 1898
Pokesty, William A. - died in Reno 03 July; Survivors: Fern V. Pokesty (wife); Junella Humfeld (daughter), both of Reno; Helen Bainter (sister) of Long Beach, California; Hans, Damon, and Jerrald Humfeld (grandchildren) of Reno. Interment in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery.
Simon, Peter Albert "Pop" - Pioneer prospector died in Jean, Nevada 02 July at age 80; born in Syria; came to U.S. in 1898; owned several mines and claims in Nevada during the early 1900's; started Pop's Oasis, near the California / Nevada border.
Williams, Scott - retired Nevada miner died 26 June in Reno at age 79; resident of Nevada for 40 years, and Hawthorne, Nevada for one year and at the time of his death. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.