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LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Lord has called Catherine Loretta Peterson home.

She passed unexpectedly Feb. 10, 2014, at Sutter Lakeside Hospital in Lakeport, Calif.

She is survived by daughter Monica, sons John and Danny, family and friends.

She well shall be laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Mortuary FD311, Lakeport.


LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Beckie “Rebecca” Albo passed away Feb. 17, 2014.

She was born April 28, 1939 in Gallino, NM, to Elocadio and Manuelita Arellano.

Beckie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her children will always remember her for the caring, tender and gentle way she loved all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Beckie lost her husband of 54 years on Feb. 7, 2014.

People did not know Jerry without Beckie or Beckie without Jerry. So now they are united together forever in Heaven and will always be Jerry and Beckie.

Beckie is also preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Debra.

She is survived by her children, Polly Boughan of TX, Gloria Albo of NM, Jerry Albo Jr. of Lakeport, and Michelle Albo of Clearlake Oaks; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Rosary and funeral service will be held at St. Peters Catholic Church, Kelseyville on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m., with a reception to follow.

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

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Beloved mother, grandmother and “grandma-great” Clara B. Mendes, 91, of Lakeport died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 13.

Clara was born to Frank and Mary Furtado May 21, 1922, in Half Moon Bay, where she grew up and met her husband, Clarence Mendes.

Clara and Clarence married in 1941 and continued to live in Half Moon Bay until retiring to Lakeport in 1979.

Clara was an avid outdoors woman who loved gardening, fishing, and traveling with her husband to Alaska where they enjoyed the great outdoors together. Through her kind and generous spirit she was always helping here friends and relatives.

Clara was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 66 years, Clarence, and by her only grandchild, Cherie Lynn Eckhardt.

Clara is survived by her daughter, Shirley Ann (Wayne) Voigt; grandson-in-law, John Eckhardt; great-grandson, Cole Michael Eckhardt; great-granddaughter, Kaylee Nicole Eckhardt; and adopted daughter, Terri (Dan) Bertrem. She also is survived by an extended family of many nephews and nieces.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, followed by the Rosary at 6 p.m. at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 1625 High St., Lakeport. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday.

Interment to follow at Kelseyville Cemetery.


KELSEYVILLE, Calif. – Beverly Ann Brown, 85, of Kelseyville died unexpectedly while on a Caribbean cruise with her three youngest sons and their wives. We will miss her so very, very much.

“Bev” was born on Dec. 30, 1928, in Minot, ND to Earl and Alvilda Combs. She grew up on a farm during the Depression years. At 15, she came to California by train where she attended and graduated from Mt. Tamalpais High School in Marin.

At 18, she met Louis Manuel Silva at a Portuguese fiesta in Sausalito. It was love at first sight. They settled in Petaluma on 25 acres. Together, they built a two-room house which slowly expanded as their family did.

Bev immersed herself in her children's lives, participating in the PTA, Cub Scouts and numerous sports. There were frequent camping trips with family and friends throughout her life. She
started a sewing circle and dinner club, both of which continued on for many years.

Bev and Lou danced (and, boy, could they dance!) their way through 24 years of marriage before his life was cut short by a massive heart attack at age 47.

After Lou passed, Bev supported her family by driving a bread and pastry delivery truck house-to-house. Everyone in the Liberty Valley looked forward to the yellow Dutch Colonial Bakery truck pulling into their driveway.

Three years later Bev met and married Donald Brown. He whole-heartedly embraced his new family, raising Bev's three youngest sons. They were married 40 incredible years until Donald's death in
October 2013.

Bev and Don retired to Lake County 16 years ago. They absolutely loved living here. They enjoyed camping, golfing, bowling, RVing (Roving Rooster RV Club), and cruising to Alaska and Mexico.

Bev loved dancing, baking, painting, gardening, playing cards, collecting rocks and antique farm tools, reading, sewing, being involved in the Red Hats Society, Riviera West Women's Club and Sons of Norway. Her enthusiasm for life was infectious.

Most of all, Bev loved God and her family; and she cherished her friends. She was the family historian and recorded it in beautiful scrapbooks and quilts.

Simply put, Bev lived every moment to the fullest. She was an inspiration to us all!

Beverly is survived by her sisters Kathleen Collins of Concord, Calif., and Jacque Russell of Castell, TX; her children, Gary Silva of Ocean Park, Wash., Patti Silva of Sonoma, Calif., Dan L. (Cathy) Silva of Kelseyville, John Michael “Koko” (deceased), David (Darlene) Silva of Lake Side, Calif., Ron Silva of Kelseyville, Michael (KC Paige) Silva of Clearlake, Calif., stepson Keith (Diane) Brown of Henderson, Nev.; her grandchildren, Dino (Allie) Minatta, Danyell (Rick) Rosa, Daniel and Steven Silva, Ron Silva Jr., Ashley, Chalsey and Louie Silva, Kurese (Chris) Labelle, Beton City, Wash., Eugena (Jason) King, Beton City, Wash.; great grandchildren Zeke Labelle, Devin and Ryker King, Eli and Jameson Silva, Natalia, Dario and Dantia Minatta, Peyton and Parker Rosa, and Kevin “Turtle” Silva; nieces and nephews, Kimberly (Todd) Claus, Bryce Collins, Steven and Scott Russell.

A celebration of Bevy's life will be held at the Riviera West club house on 8472 Harbor View Drive (Kelseyville) on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from noon to 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to Hospice Services of Lake County or the charity of your choice. Thank you!

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Mortuary, FD311, Lakeport, Calif.

LAKEPORT, Calif. – A celebration of life service for Edith Klier is planned for this Saturday, Feb. 22.

The service will take place beginning at 2 p.m. at the Lakeport Community Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1111 Park Way.

Klier, a longtime Lake County resident, died Jan. 23 at the age of 88.


LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Mary A. Jones of Lakeport died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, after a short illness, surrounded by her family.

Born April 10, 1947, in Heidelberg, Penn., she was 67.

She was a resident of Lake County for 22 years and a hairdresser for 21 years.

Baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1973, she died faithful to her God, Jehovah.

She enjoyed visits to the ocean, fine dining and being with her family and friends. She loved her grandchildren very much.

Mary is survived by her husband, Tony Jones. Her daughter, Brigette and husband Tom, Schieberl. Her grandchildren: Justin Schieberl, Mark Miller, Christopher and wife Sarah Schieberl, Kolton Miller, Brayden Miller and Jordan Miller.

She was preceded in death by her son, Tommy Miller.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 3606 Ackley Road in Lakeport.

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