Obituaries

Jean Dewey

Jean Dewey, born Beverly Jean Crowell, passed away peacefully, at home, in the care of her family, on July 29, 2018, at the age of 91, after a short battle with cancer. Jean was born Jan. 9, 1927 to Harold M. and Beatrice (Greenwood) Crowell, in Everett, Wash. Her father worked for the railroad there and later for the Army […]

Marian Preston

Marian June Preston passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at the age of 91. Marian was born in Alameda, Calif., on June 4, 1927, to Edwin and Cornielia Sweet. She grew up in Dos Palos where she attended local schools, graduating from Dos Palos High School. During World War II, Marian was a singing entertainer at Eagle Field. She […]

Bradley Zollars

Bradley D. Zollars passed away at his home on July 11, 2018. Two days later the Ferguson Fire started and continued to burn for several weeks. The family would now like to celebrate his life. Services for Brad will be held on Oct.13, 2018 at noon at the Mariposa Funeral Home with a reception to follow at the Mariposa Senior […]

IN MEMORIAM

Goldie Winsett

Goldie Winsett was born Dec. 6, 1936 and died on Sept. 13, 2018.

Ted English

Ted English passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 surrounded by family in the home of his daughter, Carol. Ted was born in 1924. He was married on June 21, 1943 to Shirley M. Hicks of Happy, Texas, and moved to Madera, Calif., in the same year. Ted was inducted into the U.S. Army […]

William Vanderveer

William (Bill) Ray Vanderveer passed away on Sept. 4, 2018, 40 days after being diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Pam; four children, Renee, April, Phillip and Lily; and 10 grandchildren, Danielle, Sydney, Matt, Josh, Andrew, Curtis, Ellie, Chloe, Izzy and James. Bill was born in Hawthorne, Calif., […]

Susan Varjavand

Susan Lee Varjavand, nee Ellengerger, died on Sept. 6, 2018, in Mariposa County while hiking along the Merced River between Briceburg and Incline. She was born on Aug. 13, 1941, in San Francisco to Dorothy and Irvin Ellengerger. She is survived by her husband, Parviz, and children Bahram, Delbar and Nahid. She was the grandmother of Delbar’s children, Deanyar and […]

Richard William Rosebrock

Dick Rosebrock was born in Indianapolis and grew up on the family farm where they were “truck gardeners” — raising produce which was trucked into the farmers’ market in the city early each morning. He graduated with honors from veterinary school at Purdue University in 1973 and then came west to practice veterinary medicine. Dick and his wife Lynne moved […]

Eugene Edward Boggs

It is with great sadness that the family of Eugene Boggs announces his passing on Aug. 18, 2018 at the age of 66 years. He is safe in the arms of Jesus. Eugene worked in the construction field. He worked as a pipeline foreman with Gentz Construction Co. and in the demolition industry. He is survived by daughters Carrie Leona […]

Rodney Ree Haas (Rod)

Born to Murrel and Hilma Haas of Oberlin, Kansas, Rodney and his older brother Larry spent their youth in Hollister, Calif. Rod graduated in 1953 from San Benito County High School where he excelled as an athlete. He briefly attended San Jose State University before enlisting in the Air Force in 1955. Rod married Verna Lee Winkle on January 1, […]


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