Sunday, 26 June 2022



Lawrence “Larry” James Ambler Jr.
October 30, 1924 – June 23, 2012

Longtime Lake County resident and former caretaker of the Upper Lake Cemetery has gone to be with his wife, “Sis” Ambler.

He will be missed by all, but mostly his son Dan (Tami) Ambler; grandkids, Jessie, Jen, Rachel and Chris; and five great-grandchildren.

All our thoughts and prayers go with him.

Services will be at noon, Saturday, July 7, 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 .


Longtime Lake County resident Sally June Davis McKinster Bauer passed away early Tuesday, June 19, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.

She is survived by her longtime partner, Ivan Lubich of Lakeport, her five children, Holly Bardwell of Kelseyville; Kyle McKinster of Everett, Wash;  Erik McKinster of Lawton, Okla; Brad McKinster of Lakeport; and Tyson McKinster of Elk Grove, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; her sister, Cyndy Sulots of Texas; as well as nieces, cousins and many friends who loved her.

Sally is preceded in death by her parents, Charles Davis and June Green, and sister, Judie Davis Hodson, who she loved very, very much.

Sally worked for many years as a waitress and bartender on the Mendocino Coast as well as in Lakeport, also as a Travel Agent at Cheap Tickets and was always willing to listen.  

She was full of love and laughter and always put her children first. She was deeply loved and will be missed.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 23, at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 1625 N. High St., Lakeport.

All those who knew and loved Sally are invited to come.

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

Rosemary Irene Everhart (Ricki) was born in Placerville, Calif., on February 5, 1942, and passed away in Santa Rosa June 18, 2012.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, James Oliver better known as "Ollie," and her son, Ryan James Zucca of Sacramento.

She also is survived by numerous relatives in Lake County, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Services are private.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes, Lakeport, Calif.

Diana Gale Havrilla

Diana passed away June 18, 2012, in Santa Rosa following a brief illness.

Born in Concord, Sept. 4, 1942, to Bert and Winifred (Colton) Sullivan, she was a longtime resident of Lake County, most recently living in the home built by her parents in Kelseyville.

She is survived by her sons, Corey Call, Gary and Jeff Havrilla; daughter, Barbara Bergem; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Havrilla, and brother, Gary Sullivan.

Diana will be remembered for her quiet, gentle spirit, compassion toward others, her unique sense of humor, love and loyalty to family and friends. A great deal of her time was spent caring for those in need.

Never wanting to be in the spotlight, it is not a surprise that she requested no services.

Grateful she was in our lives, we bid her farewell, knowing her faith and trusting that we will meet again.

The family prefers donations in her name be made to: The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, or online at .

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, Lakeport.

July 26, 1928 - June 19, 2012

William Ward lived in Lucerne all of his life.

He served in the Korean War and was a heavy equipment operator.

Survived by children Charwin Ward, Sharon Leuzinger and Nadine (Bob) Strauss, and grandchildren.

Per his wishes there will be no services.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary in Lakeport, Calif.

James “Jiggs” Carreker Sr. went to be with the Lord on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17, 2012.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nellie Joy Carreker and son, Tommy Lynn Carreker.

He leaves behind his daughter, Lois Galloway; sons, James Carreker Jr. and Rodney Carreker; and Tommy Lynns widow, Loretta; also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews and countless friends.

Jiggs, as he was known, loved to bake pies, cakes and bread to give to friends and acquaintances and for many years repaired bicycles to give away at Christmas.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Visitation will be at the Clearlake Church of the Nazarene, Friday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

The funeral service begins at 11 a.m.

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

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06.27.2022 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Scotts Valley Advisory Council
06.28.2022 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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06.28.2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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06.30.2022 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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Farmers' Market at the Mercantile
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