Tuesday, 16 July 2024

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Terry Jay Long on March 6, 2013, in Clearlake, Calif.

He was born May 27, 1957, to Marion (Mac) and Ola May Long in Santa Rosa, Calif.

Terry was preceded in death by father, Mac Long; daughters, Shannon Long and Alicia Loza; and brothers, John Long and Bert Long.

He is survived by mother, Ola May Long; sisters, Michaela Durbin (Timothy) of Carmichael, Calif., Kelly Long of Clearlake and Tammy Long of Clearlake; brother, James Casey Long of Washington state; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A beloved son, brother, uncle and father, he will be deeply missed.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, at Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake, Calif., telephone 707-994-6417, www.jonesandlewis.com .

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Dean Eldon Ambrose passed away at his Spring Valley home on March 8, 2013, after a bout with cancer.

He was born January 7, 1926, in Crescent City, Calif.

After graduating college, he spent five years in the US Navy, retiring as First Lieutenant Communication Officer.

After his stint in the Navy, he lived and worked on his ranch near Plains, Montana.

In 1963 he moved to Santa Rosa, Calif., and married his high school sweetheart, Theora Lake.

He began his surveying career employed by Herb Passarino Surveying, retiring after 35 years of service.

Dean was a quiet, kind gentleman, was well liked and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

He leaves behind his loving wife Theora of nearly 50 years; daughter, Sherri Munson; son, David Setser and wife Barbara; four granddaughters, Andrea Foster, Amanda Turner, Sherri Lane and Terri Dickson; and six great-grandchildren.

A graveside service officiated by Jerry Jaramillo, which will include military honors, will be held at Santa Rosa Memorial Park in Santa Rosa at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake, Calif., telephone 707-994-6417, www.jonesandlewis.com .

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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.

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David J. Lapp, age 49, passed away on March 11, 2013, after an extended illness.

David is survived by his spouse, Marcella; parents, John and Carol; sister, Lori; brother-in-law, Michael; and nephews, Jordan and Brandon.

A celebration of life will be held at 3120 Sequoia Way in Clearlake Oaks (Spring Valley) from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones & Lewis Clear Lake Memorial Chapel, Lower Lake, Calif., telephone 707-994-6417, www.jonesandlewis.com .

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 www.chapelofthelakes.com .

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 www.woundedwarriorproject.org .

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

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