Dirk A. Vanderschuur Jr. Dirk passed away at the Veterans’ Home of California, Yountville, on September 23, 2017. He had been a member of the home since 2003. He was 84. Dirk was born on February 21, 1933 in Worchester, Massachusetts, to Hazel and Dirk Vanderschuur. He attended school in Mas…

Naomi dela Peña Ricafrente went home to be with the Lord on August 6, 2017 at the age of 66, with her family by her side at David Grant USAF Medical Center in Fairfield, California.

Laura J. Sibert (née Leavens) succumbed to pneumonia on March 29, 2017, aged 55 years, with her daughter, Sabrina Bisconer, her niece, Serena Beenblossom, and her great-niece, Solstice Dehn, at her side. Laurie was born in Germany to American parents, Frank Leavens and Carol Kashiwagi (née W…

Leonard Long, 71, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle passed away peacefully March 6, 2017 surrounded by family.

On the 1 year anniversary of Wilma going to be with the Lord, I wanted to honor her memory. We miss her more than words can express.

Bettycille was born in Vallejo, CA in 1928, in the house of her Grandparents, Lucille and Bob Newton, at 308 Carolina St. In 1936, she, with her parents Mabel and Austin Smith Hall moved to the Coombs Ranch at Soscol. (Currently, near the statue of the wine press.) She was raised in Napa and…

Jim Allen died peacefully on March 5th, at his home in Santa Fe, surrounded by his brothers and family. He is survived by his daughter Alicia, daughter-in-law Marcia, son Daniel, granddaughter Tyler, and his brothers Michael, Peter and Steve.

Kathleen was born on Sept. 12 1936 in Denver, CO and passed away on January 21 in Vallejo, CA at the age of 80.

Millie, 90 years old, passed away peacefully with her cats by her side. Millie leaves her daughter, Michelle (Joe Schunk), with sons Zachary and Jacob; son, David (Kathy), with sons, Cole and Ryan; son, Daniel (Coleen) with sons, Brent and Scott; caretakers, Kay Heigel and Joanne Vargas.

Gerald “Stubby” Johnson passed into the light on April 28, 2015 surrounded by family due to complications from an extended illness.

George Lincoln Watts, resident of American Canyon, passed away peacefully on June 2, at the age of 87, after a long illness. His wife and family were at his side. George was born in Millbury, MA, to Rudalph and Doris Watts.

Charles T. Salvini, “Chuck” passed away at 66 on March 13, 2015 in Sparks, Nevada. Chuck was a longtime resident of Vallejo and American Canyon until moving to Nevada.

Lorraine went peacefully to God after a long battle of dementia, with her loving son Steve at her side. She was born January 25, 1930 to Rene Raymond Guerra and Phyllis Muriel Grover in Oakland, CA.

Jose de Jesus Gonzales was born on December 8, 1958 in Santa Rosa, CA. He passed away in Napa on February 7, 2015.

Amy "Georgina" Wheeler passed away quietly at home on Feb. 4 with her family at her side. Amy was 88 years old and was preceded in death, six years ago by her husband of 63 years, Elmer "Bud" Wheeler.

The world has lost a genius. The world should weep. On Oct. 13, 2014, Richard Stephen Spill, born Jan. 2, 1948, to Louis and Ruth Greenstein Spill, Biddeford, Maine, left this world.

Manuel Leyva Padilla died in American Canyon Nov. 3, 2014, at the age of 72.

Michael LaPlume passed away suddenly on July 30, 2014, at the age of 47. He is survived by his son, Tristan LaPlume; his brother, Steven LaPlume; and his sister, Valerie Spence LaPlume. He also leaves several nieces, nephews and countless folks that loved him dearly.

“Dollie” Mikolajcik, born Wilma Alvina Newman on Sept. 19, 1923, in Leoti, Kansas, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2014. She grew up in Vallejo and helped her parents run the Soda fountain and student store across from Vallejo High School in the 1940s. She served in the Marine Corps in WW…

Donald Shroyer passed away July 2, 2014, at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Clarance and Edith Shroyer; his brother, Ronald Shroyer; and his sister, Eileen Burkett. He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Shroyer; his granddaught…

Patricia (Trish) Etchison passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, in Scarsdale, New York, on June 18, 2014, after a valiant fight with cancer. Trish was born in 1934, Dover, United Kingdom, and never lost her English accent or indomitable British will, despite moving to California in 1…

John Rudolph Hoehn Jr., born June 28, 1941, in St. Helena to John R. Hoehn Sr. and Ida Caroline Serganc, passed at 72 in Woodland, California, after a short battle with cancer.

Lucretia Carolyn Brooks was 90 years old when she passed on Nov. 17, 2013. She passed in comfort at home, in American Canyon. She and her husband, Bill, were married 67 years. Together, they raised three sons. They also had one granddaughter, three grandsons and a great-granddaughter on the way.

On Nov. 4, 2013, Marisa Sammabhandh, retired resident of American Canyon since 2012, passed away due to heart failure. She was born on March 13, 1936. Marisa is survived by her only daughter, Kasama Lee, her son-in-law, Barton Lee, her grandsons, Kwin and Ari Lee and sisters in Southern Cali…

Charles Spradlin, born Aug. 29, 1948, in San Francisco, died July 27, 2013, in American Canyon. He was 64.

Flora passed away peacefully Sunday, June 9, 2013, at the age of 66. She was born Jan. 1, 1947, in Ackerman, Miss., to Jov and Berth Starling. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Benjamin Anderson; son, Avvion Anderson; three grandchildren, Isaiah, Alesha and DeLay; and one sister.

Susan ‘Sue’ Elizabeth Edwards Powell became our angel on Feb. 25, 2013, surrounded by her loving family in her family home. Susan was born Jan. 16, 1962, to the late Amanda and Paul Edwards of Napa.

Herbert, 71, born Sept. 22, 1941, passed Nov. 9, 2012, from pancreatic cancer in Napa.

Ann “Annie” Therese Madden, born Sept. 6, 1950, in San Antonio, Texas, to Patricia and William Conroy, passed away Nov. 18, 2012, in Vallejo, Calif.

Lee H. Daul, born Sept. 29, 1941, in Marshfield, Wis., passed away on July 15, 2012, in Republic, Mo. Lee graduated from Vallejo High School in 1958. He married his wife, Nancy,in 1971.

Jahzeel “Jah” Dwayne Forsen’s precious life came to an end due to a fatal car accident on July 2, 2012.

David “Petey” Young Phil Kim, 36, passed away suddenly while playing basketball on July 1, 2012.

Dennis Dean Quinlan, age 72, died peacefully at home on Tuesday evening, April 17, 2012. He was born December 26, 1939, at a private home in Butte City, Calif., to Sherman William and Hyral Brolyer Quinlan.  

Helena Corro, 23, passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2012.

Joseph Phillip Barajas, born Feb. 5, 1974, in Vallejo, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. He was 37.