On her 80th birthday, Edith Parr hit a hole in one at Tall Pines. Besides golfing, the former 20-year Paradise resident enjoyed gardening and her grandchildren.
Mrs. Parr died April 6 in Modesto at age 92.
She was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She was a member of St. Thomas More Church, Tall Pines Golf Club and Bidwell Golf Club.
She is survived by two daughters, Diane Schmitt of San Clemente and Denise Potter of Modesto; a son, Daniel of Newport Beach; a brother, Harry Howison of Grass Valley; a sister, Dorothy Banks of Long Beach; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She will be inurned at Paradise Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Donald L Rorman, a resident of Parad-ise, supe-rvised a bus line 30 years for MTA in Los Angeles.
Mr. Rorman died April 10 at Paradise Health Care. He was 66. In Alhambra, he was born to Louis and Sarah Rorman. He completed high school and served in the U.S. Army and Navy.
His wife, Ann, survives him. Mr. Rorman will be privately inurned. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Albert George Glau-ser served as a military policeman in the U.S. Army during World War from 1943 to 1945.
For 20 years, he worked for Bendix Corp.
Mr. Glauser died April 7 at Feather River Hospital. He was 88. He was born in Ohio to Oscar and Kathryn Glauser.
In 1930, he graduated from Randolph High School in Englewood, Ohio.
His wife, Justine, died before him. He is survived by a brother, Ed of Tipp City, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
No services will be held. Cremation was at Chapel of the Pines, which is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Glauser will be interred next to his wife in Glen Oaks Cemetery.
David Scott McEwen worked 50 years as a senior cameraman for 20th Century Fox Studios.
He loved photography, working with wood, archery and model railroading.
He also had a passion for helping people.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 124, High 12, Royal Arch No. 159, Commandery No. 76, Paradise Shrine Club, Ben Ali Shrine, Eastern Star No. 549 and Craig Memorial Congregational Church.
Mr. McEwen, 95, died March 27 at Cypress Acres. He was born to George and Florence McEwen in Lockport, N.Y.
During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces.
He married Marion in 1960. She survives him, as do a son, Richard of Orlando, Fla.; and a daughter, Marilyn Shearman of Palmdale.
A brother, George, and a sister, Florence Bennett, died before him.
A service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Craig Memorial Congregational Church.
Rev. Cathy Huston will officiate. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Contributions in Mr. McEwen’s memory may be given to The Shriners Hospital or the charity of one’s choice.
Arthur Duane McClure owned Art’s Lawn Care and worked in Paradise, Chico and Durham for 16 years.
He enjoyed carving birds, especially waterfowl, out of wood.
Mr. McClure, a resident of Magalia, died April 11 at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento.
He was 60.
Surviving him are his wife, Leona; six daughters, Kim Bibb of Trussville, Ala., Laura Maren of Upland, Tracy Mills of La Mirada, Stacy Williams of Hesperia, Wendy Senna of Fullerton and Sundee Farr of Windsor; his mother, Willie Mae Johnson of Anaheim; two sisters, Linda Gray of Chico and Shirley Peters of Escondido; three brothers, Ernest of Searchlight, Nev., Marvin of Palm Desert and Terry of Midway City; and 16 grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Valley Assembly of God in Chico.
Paul B. Monney worked 30 years as a refrigeration and service repairman for Coca Cola Co.
He liked to ride motorcycles, water ski, travel and read.
He was a member of the Teamsters Union and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He moved to Paradise from Spokane, Wash., in 2000.
Mr. Monney died Monday at age 84.
He was born to Carl and Lyla Monney in Mingo Junction, Ohio.
On July 6, 1946, he married Katherine, who survives him.
Other survivors are two sons, Neil of Key Largo, Fla., and Paul of Paradise; a daughter, Kathi Monney of Issaquah, Wash.; a sister, Jean Nemeth of Wintersville, Ohio; five grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
Evelyn Williams, a sister, died before him.
A service will be held 3 p.m. today at Paradise Cemetery. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
In his memory, contributions may be given to Valley Ridge Home Care and Hospice.
Helen M. Samaduroff-Hippenstiel was a leader in Girl Scouts for many years and later became a nurse.
In recent years, she enjoyed traveling around the world.
Mrs. Samaduroff-Hippenstiel died Saturday at a Chico care facility, following a long illness.
The Paradise resident was 88.
She was born to Clifford and Hattie Michael in Kent County, Mich.
She is survived by two daughters, Helen Gesick of Chico and Virginia Smith of Lompoc; a brother, Paul Michael of Michigan; three sisters, Norma Bergkamp of San Jose, Opal Kellogg of Michigan and Jean McCrory of Texas; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, in care of the Newton-Bracewell Chico Fun-eral Home, which is handling the arrangements.
Kyle Esterman served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.
He worked as a plumber.
Mr. Esterman, 78, died Saturday at Feather River Hospital.
He was born to Marie and Louis Esterman in Birmingham, Ala.
He married Jean Miller, and the two settled in Casper, Wyo. In 1958, the family moved to San Jose.
After retirement, he moved to Sacramento.
Three years ago, he married Peggy, and the two moved to Magalia.
Mr. Esterman enjoyed gardening and being with his dogs.
He was a member of Plumbers Union No. 393.
Besides his wife, Peggy, he is survived by two daughters, Sherry Kennedy of Ardmore, Okla., and Virginia Verwayen of Cameron Park; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation in care of Newton-Bracewell Cremation & Funeral Service of Magalia.
Arthur Eshleman Jr.
Arthur Leroy Eshleman Jr., a resident of Salinas, Kan., was visiting his sister in Paradise when he died Thursday at Feather River Hospital. He was 79.
Mr. Eshleman retired after 45 years with McDonnell Douglas Corp. as an aerospace engineer. He was born to Arthur and Marguerite Eshleman Sr. in Kansas.
He is survived by his wife, Louella, in Salinas, Kan., two daughters, Judith Donahoe of San Francisco and Eileen Eshleman; a son, Martin of Huntington Beach; two sisters, Marjorie Hanson of El Monte and Doris Mason of Paradise; several grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation hours will be at Paradise Chapel of the Pines from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today before the 2 p.m. funeral service.
Clara E. Keene was a big 49ers fan and enjoyed spending time with her family. A resident of Paradise for 26 years, she moved to Auburn two months ago.
Mrs. Keene died Tuesday in Auburn at age 74.
She was born to Victal and Alice Wambeke in Lovell, Wyo. On Nov. 25, 1941, in Tucumcari, she married Winton Keene. He died in December 2000.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Keene Garcia of Brentwood; two sons, Ron of Susanville and Cliff of Catalina Island; two sisters, Mariette Smith of Auburn and Marguerite Christopherson of Casper, Wyo.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial serviced were held yesterday at the First Baptist Church in Auburn. Neptune Society of Grass Valley is handling the arrangements. Mr. Keene will be interred at the Auburn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Auburn Faith Hospice, 11760 Atwood Rd., Suite 6, Auburn, 95603.
James Guy Underwood loved fishing and boating. He drove as many highways as he could, trying to see as much as possible in one lifetime.
He especially enjoyed going to casinos in California and Reno, Nev. He worked as a cashier.
Mr. Underwood, 38, died Wednesday in Feather River Hospital. He moved to Paradise from Gerber. He was born in Orange County. His mother is Lorraine Carol Diehl, who lives in Paradise. Other survivors include three brothers, Richard Gifford, Sean Sampson and Les Gieck, all of Paradise; two sisters, Linnette Hoover of Gilbert, Ariz., and Tamantha Delgado of Paradise; and nephews and nieces.
A graveside service was held yesterday at Paradise Cemetery. Paradise Chapel of the Pines is handling the arrangements. He will be interred next to his sister, Debra Mata.
Richard I. Black worked 30 years as a distribution manager for a Seattle newspaper. He enjoyed gardening and liked animals. He was a member of B.P.O. Elks Lodge. He moved to Paradise from Seattle 15 years ago.
Mr. Black died Wednesday in Paradise at age 82.
A widower, Mr. Black is survived by a stepson, Greg White of Paradise; two stepdaughters, Linda Mitchell of Glendora and Sandi White of Paradise; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
No services are planned. Paradise Chapel of the Pines is handling the arrangements. He will be privately inurned.
Lois Eileen Smith graduated from the University of Denver and worked as an occupational nurse for a short time.
In 1958, she married Wesley Smith in Las Vegas, Nev.
She worked 35 years as a bookkeeper and helped her husband manage five mobile home parks.
She was the secretary to the superintendent of schools in Mojave. There she was also president of the PTA.
Mrs. Smith died Tuesday at a local hospital. She was 76.
She was born in Denver.
She loved fishing, cribbage, reading and being outdoors.
She moved to Paradise from Williams five years ago.
Besides her husband, Wesley, she is survived by two sons, Greg of Magalia and Ronald of Paradise; three daughters, Gayleah Woolsey of Elma, Wash., Beverly Grover of Paradise and Yvonne Mewes of Magalia; 24 grandchildren; eight grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
A private family gathering was held.
She will be privately inurned. Paradise Chapel of the Pines is handling the arrangements.