Monday, 25 October 2021

Obits

Phyllis Woodworth. Courtesy photo.

LAKEPORT, Calif. — Phyllis Jean Woodworth, age 87, of Lakeport went home to be with the Lord Saturday, August 21, 2021.

She was a member of Lake County Bible Fellowship.

For the last 18 years Phyllis worked in the Human Resources Department for the county of Lake.

Prior to that she and her husband, Robert, were owners of the Mallard House Motel.

Before moving to Lake County she had been long employed by the Taubman Corp.

Phyllis is fondly remembered for her calm, consistent, confident life that reflected her beloved Savior, Jesus Christ.

Phyllis is predeceased by her husband, Robert Woodworth.

She is survived by two sons and their wives, Bruce and Libby Woodworth and Craig and Gail Woodworth; grandchildren, Rachel Klink, Joshua Woodworth, David Woodworth and Sarah Jean Koller; and great-grandchildren, Lydia, Rita, Nathan, Robert, Lillian, Mallory and Lucas.

A memorial service will be held at Lake County Bible Fellowship in Lakeport on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.


Phyllis Woodworth. Courtesy photo.

Elvira Cortez. Courtesy photo.

Elvira Cortez
May 8, 1974 — Aug. 22, 2021

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Viris was born in Jalisco, Mexico.

She moved to Kelseyville in 1989 where she met her husband, Angel Hernández Sr.

Viris worked in the restaurant business for many years, leading her to follow her dreams and open her own restaurant in Upper Lake, Mi Chelas, where she had a huge impact on the community.

Viris is survived by her husband, Angel Hernandez Sr.; her children, Andy and Angel Hernández Jr.; and granddaughter, Avalia Hernandez.

Visitation will be held at St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church on Wednesday, Sept. 1, from 3 to 4 p.m. with funeral Mass to follow at 4 p.m.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.

Pedro Guerrero Hernandez. Courtesy photo.

LAKEPORT, Calif. — Pedro Guerrero Hernandez passed away on Aug. 21, 2021, at home surrounded by family in Lakeport.

Pedro was born on Nov. 18, 1929, in Lagos de Moreno, in Jalisco, Mexico.

Pedro was married to the love of his life, Cirila Perez, for 63 blissful years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Together they built quite the family of five children, Maria, Hector, Alfredo, Arturo and Ruben, who then gave them 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Pedro's passion was gardening. He could always be found in his yard tending to his plants, lawn, and flowers, or cooking up some delicious barbecue.

He was the backbone of his family. A man of few, yet clever words and a smile could always be found on his face. He often would pick up his grandchildren from school and enjoyed doing so.

In his younger years he was an active member of the Lions Club; Hispanic Chapter.

Pedro will forever be in our hearts and always be remembered.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 30, at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary from 9 to 11:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at Saint Mary Immaculate Catholic Church at noon.

Interment to follow at Hartley Cemetery.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.

Donald T. Wilcox
May 9, 1938 — Aug. 25, 2021

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — A graveside funeral service will be held at Upper Lake Cemetery on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 10 a.m.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.

William “Bill” Sterbenk
May 7, 1931 — Sept. 10, 2020

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Bill is survived by wife, Valerie; children, Melody Reese, Mark (Lori) Sterbenk, Andrea Saunders and Erica Saunders (Kyle) Laws; sister, Cheryl Newsom; and many grandchildren.

Graveside memorial service with military honors will be held at Hartley Cemetery in Lakeport on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. with a celebration of life to follow.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.

Donald Einarsson. Courtesy photo.

LAKEPORT, Calif. — Don passed away at home in Lakeport on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at the age of 92.

Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 10, at St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m., with interment of ashes to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery with military honors to commemorate Don’s service in the Korean War.

Don is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters, Ellen Einarsson and Jill Combs; sons, Bob Ore (Julie) and Chris Ore (Kris); grandchildren and great grandchildren, Kevin Patzelt (Jacquie), Jennifer Simning (Bryan), Hunter, Blake and Paige Simning, Mary Crisp (Nick) and Kaylan Crisp, Jeffrey Combs, and Adaleiz and Alexa Ore.

He is predeceased by his son, Mark Einarsson; grandson, Gary Patzelt; siblings, Arthur, Melvin and Lorraine; and parents, Mundy and Audrey Einarsson.

Don retired from the California Highway Patrol and kept his CHP pride strong.

He loved golf and played for the SIRS for 32 years. Don served his community as a 3rd Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus and as a member of the Lions Club.

We will remember Don as a big kid who made life fun and exciting and joyous.

The family welcomes donations in Don’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611 or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.

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