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LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Joe George passed away February 7, 2014, in Napa.

He was born in Finley in 1931.

Joe was an adored husband, father and grandfather whose family was his life.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War serving on Martin Mars as flight engineer.

He enjoyed teaching high school business for 35 years, building and remodeling homes, traveling, gardening, boating on Clear Lake, real estate, photography, automobiles and woodworking.  

He was commodore of the Lakeport Yacht Club, served in the Buckingham Homeowners Association as president and board member, served on the building committee at Grace Church in Kelseyville, was a charter member of Sunrise Rotary, Elks, Masonic Lodge in San Francisco, and California Teachers Association.

Joe is survived by his wife of 61 years, Patricia; daughter, Ivanne; son, Tony; brother, David; sister, Sharon and their spouses; grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, Lakeport.

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


LAKEPORT, Calif. – Freda Fern Mohr, a 13-year resident of Lakeport, passed away Jan. 31, 2014, at the age of 108.

Freda became a member of the Lakeport Elks Lodge when she was 100. She loved playing bridge and spending time with her friends and family.   

Freda leaves behind her daughter, Mikki Nevin, and son Jim (Kathy) Liddell; grandchildren, Carla, Michael and Linda (Roberto); and great-grandchildren, Ashley, Kevin and Sean.

A memorial service will be held at the Lakeport Elks Lodge No. 2704 at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Team Ronnie fund at Umpqua Bank, 805 11th St., Lakeport.

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


LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – A memorial service for Wilma Jean Ott, who passed away on Jan. 28, 2014, will be held at the First Community Baptist Church in Nice at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.

Wilma was 79 years old and was preceded in death by her husband, Ed, and daughter, Teresa.

She is survived by daughters, Mary (John) Baker and Pattie (Rodney) Woody; eight grandchildren, Darcy, John, Christopher, Caretha, Micah, Trisha, Michelle and Shayne; and eight great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Austin, Corina, Madison, Ian, Gabriel, Sean and Mason.

NORTH COAST, Calif. – A memorial service will be held in honor of Andrew's life at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Rio Lindo Adventist Academy, 3200 Rio Lindo Ave., Healdsburg.

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

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Jean Doris Rosenaur was born on Sept. 14, 1928, in Louisville, Kentucky, the youngest child of Charles F. and Hazel, little sister of Charles E. She joined them in heaven on Jan. 16, 2014.

In her 87 years Jean knew love and grief, sorrow and joy. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bill Sachs and daughter Kitty Kimbell. She is survived by her son Ziggy Katt of Texas, son Bob Katt of N.Y., eight grandchildren, 18 grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Her greatest joy in life was music. Her high school year book described her as a always “humming in the school – member of the Glee Club – will someday stand in front of a class teaching music.” In a later part of the yearbook where the yearbook team guessed what they thought the graduates would be up to in 10 years it was prophesied that Jean would be “teaching Bing how to croon.”

In the 1940s she regularly sang on the radio. In every decade of her life she sang in Methodist church choirs. Psalm 100:2b invites “Come into His presence with singing.” One can only imagine her delight to do so now.

Jean will be buried with her husband on Friday, Feb. 7, at Riverside National Cemetery at 1:45 p.m.

Flowers die but music is eternal. If you would like to make a donation in Jean’s honor you are invited to send it to United Christian Parish where her granddaughter Shannon Kimbell-Auth is the pastor and director of the children’s choir iSing. She would be delighted to, even in her death, share the gift of music with the next generation.

For further information call Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary FD1336 at 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611.


LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Mary Fassio went peacefully in her sleep Jan. 28, 2014, with her daughters, Debbie and Sheryl, by her side.

Mary also is survived by her three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Flo and Ben Bainen, and two sisters, Norma and Ruth.

A memorial gathering will be held at a later date.

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

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