Sunday, 04 December 2022


Henry Kayden went to be with our Heavenly Father March 3, 2013.

He was born to Joseph and Michalina July 8, 1935.

Survived by siblings, Dolores (Frank) and Dan (Irena) and many nieces, nephews and greats.

Rosary will be Friday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 1625 N. High St. in Lakeport, and memorial Mass at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 4085 Main St., Kelseyville.

For further information call Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary at 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit .

Dennis Ray Harmon, 71, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2013, at UVMC in Ukiah, Calif.

He was born to Verlyn and Ruth Harmon on Nov. 14, 1941, in Ukiah.

Dennis grew up in Kelseyville, Calif., where he attended Kelseyville schools.

One of his hobbies in his younger days was racing cars at Lakeport Speedway. He drove truck for Helms Petroleum and Clearlake Lava.

He worked as a deputy sheriff and later, sergeant for Lake County Sheriff’s Office from the late 1960s until he retired out of the boat patrol Division in 1998. He took pride in mentoring the new patrol deputies.

He and his wife Barbara bought property and moved to Grangeville, Idaho, seven years ago. He and Barb loved traveling in surrounding states visiting friends, sightseeing and taking beautiful photos. They traveled with their dogs Taco and Pepper.  

He loved woodworking and gave many beautiful boxes away to family and friends. Some other hobbies included hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and black powder shoots with his brother David.

He made visits down to Lake County and he and Barbara enjoyed staying in their travel trailer at Cache Creek. His favorite place to be was his beloved “Cabbage Patch” in Lake Pillsbury. He sometimes served as resident deputy there, using the family property as “base camp.”

Dennis had a heart of gold. He loved visits from family and friends and had “more stories than you could shake a stick at.”

He was preceded in death by this mother and father, and niece Seneid Harmon.  

He leaves behind his wife, Barbara; daughters, Janet (Brenndon) Bosse of Kelseyville, Lisa (Hank) Owen of Marshfield, Mo., Kimberly (Bill) O’Donnell of Rohnert Park, Calif., Jennifer (David) Plaza of Morgan Hill, Calif; brother, David (Nancy) Harmon of Grangeville, Idaho; stepsons, Chris (Marta) Nelson of Iowa, Richard Caparelli (Jamie) of Nevada and Casey Jones (Tracy) of Redding, Calif; mother-in-law, Margo Pedroli of Clearlake Oaks, Calif; grandchildren, Carolyn, Jessicca, Garrett, Mary, Spencer, Howard, Lily, Billie, Malyn, Isaaih, Rachel and April and Andrew; nephew, Brett (Sam) and daughters Kendra and Hailey of Clarkston, Wash.; niece, Heather Mc Frederick (Jeff) and children Jack David and Jarrett of Grangeville, Idaho. He also leaves great-grandchildren Damion, Simona, Cece, Angelica and David.

Heartfelt thanks to family friend Frank Houston for all of the selfless help for Denny these past weeks and to his many friends who visited and called him while in the hospital. Dennis will be missed by his many friends and family more that he will ever know.

Visitation at Chapel of the Lakes on Friday, March 8, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A procession will leave Chapel of the Lakes Saturday at 2 p.m. and heading to Kelseyville Lions Club, 4335 Sylar Lane, for a celebration of life.

Family prefers any donations be made to the Wounded Warrior project at .

For further information call Chapel of the Lakes at 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit .


Martha Jane Wade passed away Feb. 28, 2013, at age 88.

She was born in Missouri to the late Riley and Irene Pigue.

Martha was married to the love of her life, the late Newton Wade. Martha and Newton moved from Missouri to California with their two daughters, Carol and Joe Ann and had their son, Richard in California.  

Martha had a passion for life and adored her husband, family, and friends.

She is survived by her brother, Joe and family in Missouri; sisters, Jessie and Peggy and families in California; and son, Richard and family in California; daughters, Carol and Joe Ann and families in California; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Martha will be missed and remembered by everyone who knew her.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 1625 N. High St., Lakeport.

Funeral services will be held at the mortuary at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8.

For further information call Chapel of the Lakes at 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit .


On Saturday, March 2, 2013, Kathy Johnson left the earth to spend her eternity with her eternal love Charlie Johnson.

Kathy was born Feb. 25, 1927, and resided in Kelseyville, Calif., for the past 25-plus years prior to being relocated to New Hampshire.

Kathy was full of life and enjoyed her life to it's fullest. If music was playing, you would find Kathy there.  

Kathy will be a missed sight at the farmer's markets, concerts in the park, and anywhere David Neft was performing!  

Kathy is survived by loving family, friends and those who enjoyed her presence despite not knowing her personally.

In loving memory of Kathy, those who knew her best, request that you wear purple, tap your toe while listening to music and enjoy life.

Kathy will be missed by us all.

Albertine “Abbie” Cordella Vandine was born on March 2, 1919, and passed away peacefully on March 3, 2013.

Abbie was loved by all who knew her.

Abbie is survived by her two children, Billy Hail and Halian Hail.

Services to be held at Upper Lake Cemetery at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, with a reception to follow at the Odd Fellows Hall.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Mortuary FD311, Lakeport, Calif.


Lena Peckham passed away peacefully on Feb. 12, 2013, with her family at her bedside. She was 91 years old.

She leaves behind her beloved husband of 72 years, Willard; three daughters; seven grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Lena was born in Mississippi and moved with her sister to California at age 8.
She lived in Burbank until 1972 when she and Willard retired and moved to Clearlake Oaks, Calif., where they had lived for the past 40 years.

Even with her severe memory loss and dementia, Lena remained her sweet and loving self to the end.

She and Willard recently had moved to Lucerne to live with their youngest daughter, Janice, and her husband, Carl.

A celebration of Lena’s life is scheduled for mid April, with the date to be announced later. Her grandson and grandson-in-law will speak at the service.

“She was a wonderful mom and lady, I feel very privileged to have had her for so many years and to have taken care of her for the last few years,” said her daughter, Janice.
Donations may be made to Hospice Services of Lake County or the Alzheimer's Association.

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