Oct. 29, 1949 - Dec. 16, 2001
Cheryl Lynn Oustad, 52, worked as a quality control technician for the Xidez Corporation for 8 years.
She was born in Palo Alto to Bjorn and Mary Oustad.
After moving to Stirling City, she was a caregiver for the local residents.
Ms. Oustad loved animals and people. Many of her friends enjoyed her traditional Norwegian recipes.
She enjoyed watching auto racing and football, liked nature and the outdoors. As a child, she was very involved in sports, winning trophies in quarter-midget racing cars.
She is survived by her father and stepmother, Bjorn and Rosemary Oustad of San Jose; brothers, David Oustad of San Jose, Tom Morrison of Hayward, Lee Morrison of Los Alamos, N.M. and Steven Oustad of Westwood; sister, Patricia Glumac of San Jose, Diane Shiffer of San Jose and Val Arnold of Kokomo, Ind.; 15 nieces and nephews, seven great-nieces and seven great-nephews.
Memorial services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the Chapel of the Pines mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in her memory.
Mail to 501 Front St., Norfolk, VA. 23510 or peta-online.org.
Oct. 15, 1902 - Dec. 12, 2001
Marie F. Kolbe, 99, graduated from business college in Chicago Ill. as a stenographer and bookkeeper.
She worked for F. J. Littell Manufacturing Company for 51 years as head bookkeeper.She was born in Evansville Ind., to Robert and Mary Bock.
Mrs. Kolbe was an avid reader and enjoyed spending as much time with her daughter as possible.
Her son, Robert Kolbe of New Braunfels, Texas; daughter, Leeanna “Lee” Wilson of Paradise; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren survive her.
There will be no services at her request.
Rose Chapel is handling the arrangements.
March 25, 1956 - Dec. 14, 2001
Scott Hoistad was born in Burbank to Rebecca and Joseph L. Hoistad. He was raised and eduated in the San Fernando Valley.
He died from injuries sustained in a single-car accident on Highway 99 south of Chico.
Mr. Hoistad served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He lived in Sonoma and the Santa Rosa area where he worked for Hewlett-Packard.
He recently moved to Paradise and then to Oroville.
Mr. Hoistad was a former member of DeMolay and enjoyed camping.
His daughters, Sarah and Julia of Paradise; his parents, Joseph and Rebecca of Arleta and sister, Janice Hoistad of Mission Hills, survive him.
Memorial services will be held in Arleta.
Newton-Bracewell Chico funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Aug. 29, 1925 - Nov. 28, 2001
Forrest Lee “Dusty” Roades, 76, was a resident of Magalia for 15 years. He was born in San Francisco to Forrest and Ruby Roades. Mr. Roades died due to a massive heart attack.
He was an inside electrician for 42 years as a foreman for Local No. #6 IBEW.
He was married to Mae J. Freeman in 1947 in Vallejo.
Mr. Roades served in the United States Navy during World War II for four years, and the Korean War for four years in the reserves.
He was a member of the 20-30 Club, “Man of the Year” in Vallejo, Elk’s Lodge No. 559 in Vallejo and Elks Lodge No. 2026 in Paradise, Moose Lodge No. 2227 of Paradise, Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 2036, American Legion, and the Moose Lodge.
He enjoyed fishing, camping, volunteering at the Chico Veteran Clinic, and watching deer and ships.
He was a Boy Scout drummer, governor of the Moose Lodge in Paradise No. 2227, served as an electrician’s mate first class on ships: Gunston Hall, Kennebeck and Leiartes in the Victory Area.
He is survived by his daughters, Lea Marshelle Roades of Magalia and Elizabeth Joan Palmeroni of N.Y.; son, Brian Clifton Roades of Bremerton, Wash. and two nephews.
Memorial services were held at Moose Lodge No. 2227 with military honors by the Paradise Veterans Honor Guard of Paradise. His ashes were committed to the sea.
Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
The Neptune Society is handling the arrangements.
Aug. 22, 1910 - Dec. 19, 2001
Juanita F. Rogers, 91, was a Bible instructor for 25 years. For the last 12 years of her career, she was an instructor for the Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventist.
She loved church and teaching the Bible. She also enjoyed hosting large dinner parties for special events, family and friends. She never complained or showed her anger.
Mrs. Rogers was born in St. Louis, Mo. to Clarence and Bessie True.She was a member of the Paradise Seventh-day Adventist church and co-founder of Temple City Seventh-day Adventist Church.Her husband, Wilmer Rogers, who died in 1991, and one son, Howard Rogers, preceded Mrs. Rogers in death.
Her son, Ronald Rogers of Mountain Ranch; sisters, Ruth Fran Surie of Athens, Ga., Billy Jo Dueker of Houston and two grandchildren survive her.
A private family service is planned.
Rose Chapel is handling the arrangements.
Aug. 6, 1914 - Dec. 24, 2001
Eldon H. Lamson, 87, was born in Hudson, Mass., to Albert and Selena Lamson.
Mr. Lamson graduated from Worcester Trade School in 1934. He worked in Lapont’s machine shop as a maintenance man for two years.
In 1937, he moved to Los Angeles where he worked at Douglas Aircraft as a toolmaker for eight years.
While in Los Angles, he married Alice Macomber, and had one daughter, Barbara.
Mr. Lamson moved to Clearlake after he retired and built a house and shop.
His first wife died in 1959. He moved to Redwood City and worked at Hospital Linens as their chief maintenance engineer for 14 years. He retired in 1981. In 1983, he married Edna Starkey and moved to Magalia in 1985.
He belonged to SKPS for 15 years, and was a deacon at Craig Memorial Church and member of the Elks Lodge 2026. He enjoyed fishing with his son-in-law, Dave Reeder.
He is survived by his wife, Edna, of Magalia, daughter, Barbara Reeder of Nampa, Idaho; brother, Martin Lamson of Vt.; stepson, Glenn Starkey of Bermuda Dunes; seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
His brother Lawrence Lamson of Massachusetts predeceased him.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Craig Memorial Church, 5665 Scottwood Road.
Newton-Bracewell in Magalia is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Craig Memorial Church care of Newton Bracewell Funeral Service.
Aug. 14, 1928 - Dec. 21, 2001
Walter V. Dooley, 73, served in the United States Army. He was born in Illinois and worked for the Shell Oil Company for 25 years.
Mr. Dooley loved motorcycles and slot cars.
He leaves many close friends in the Chico and Paradise area.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
At his request, no services will be held.
The Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico, made funeral arrangements.
April 5, 1925 - Dec. 22, 2001
Harris A. Jamieson, 76, served in World War II Army Corps of Engi-neers 1255 Battalion. He was born in Rich-mond to William and Ethel Jamieson.
Mr. Jamieson graduated high school in Richmond and attended college in Contra Costa.
Mr. Jamison married Lenora Bremer in 1950 in Richmond.
He retired after 30 years as equipment superintendent with the city of Richmond.
He was a member of the American Legion in Richmond, E Clampus Vitas, Teamsters Local 315, and 1255 Corps of Engineers.
He enjoying hunting, boating, fishing, traveling and being with his family. He also worked on restoring cars.
He is survived by his wife, Lenora of Paradise; sons, Donald of Herald, Douglas of Richmond and David of Chaska, Minn.; brother, Glen of Novoto; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday, Jan. 4, at Bidwell Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s disease.
Bidwell Chapel is handling funeral arrangements.
Sept. 2, 1911 - Dec. 26, 2001
Dorothy Regnier, 90, was born to Fred and Viola Snook and spent her childhood in Berlin, Neb. In 1930, she married Roy Regnier in Lincoln, Neb., where they raised five children.
She became a member of the Church of the Brethren and in 1945, she sold their home in Lincoln, and moved the family to California to join friends in founding the Church of the Brethren in Paradise on Sawmill Road.
She and her husband built their first home in Paradise on Regnier Lane with pine logs from their property and milled them at the mill on Sawmill Road.
They lived on the property until their deaths.
She worked at Libby, McNeil and Libby Cannery in Gridley for 35 summers until she retired at the age of 65.
After the death of their daughter-in-law to cancer in 1971, she and her husband raised their one-year-old grandson, Leroy Regnier.
In 1984, she fulfilled a lifetime goal of visiting the Holy Land. In 1985, she had the pleasure of being the first in attendance at the Jubilee on the Ridge Church, then located on Thompson Lane.
Her husband of 53 years, Roy Regnier, and baby daughter, Darleen and two grandchildren preceded her in death.
Sons, Leonard Regnier of Chico and Richard Regnier of Paradise; daughters, Nancy Wilson of Placerville and Sarah Shoaf of Kingman, Ind.; 21 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren survive her.
Services will be held at Chapel of the Pines at noon Friday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Well Ministry, a faith-based rehabilitation center in Chico
Chapel of the Pines made funeral arrangements.
July 7, 1941 - Dec. 24, 2001
Charles Rancour, 60, was born in Sutherlin, Ore., to Art and Eveleyn Rancour.
He was a grocery storeowner for 13 years.
He is survived by his wife, Maureen Rancour of Magalia; daughters, Donna Saeli of North Carolina, Dee Dee Rancour of Los Angeles, Denise Rancour of Sutherlin Ore. and Debbie Colter of Los Angeles; brother, Leverne Rancour of Oroville and six grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Calvary Chapel of Paradise, 14388 Dogtown Road, Magalia.
Paradise Chapel of the Pines handled funeral arrangements.
March 7, 1925 - Dec. 22, 2001
Leatrice Joy Tow, 76, sang in many musicals and programs, as well as being a church soloist. She had a solo singing part in the Enloe Follies.
She was born in Durant, Okla., to Robert and Maggie Bates. She grew up and attended schools in Seminole, Okla.
Mrs. Tow married Truman Tow in Las Vegas in 1942 and was an eligibility social worker with the Butte County Welfare Department for 10 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Truman Tow in 1985, and daughter, Karen Lea Layton in 1978.
Mrs. Tow is survived by her daughter, Judi Tow of Chico, brother, Robert B. Bates of Silver Spring, Md.; sister, Lois Tow and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Enloe Hospice, the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or the Humane Society.
Memorial services will be held Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church 2341 Floral Avenue, Chico, at 3 p.m.
Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico, is handling the arrangements.
April 10, 1930 - Dec. 27, 2001
Donald E. Olsen, 71, was a retired teamster truck driver for 19 years for Reed and Graham. Mr. Olsen was born in Esterville, Iowa, to Raymond and Clara Olsen.
He was a member of the Gilroy Elks Lodge and enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and spending time with his family.
Mr. Olsen was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Olsen, in 1980, and his wife, Walteretta L. Olsen, who died in 1989.
He is survived by his sons, John of Paradise, Stephen of Auburn, Douglas of Reno, Nev. and J.D. of Magalia; daughters, Kathleen Wallace of Hollister and Karen Callella of Paradise; brother, Bob of Mason City, Iowa; sisters, Marjorie Voss of Evanston, Ill., Donna Monstrom of Clear Lake, Iowa, Shirley Halstrud of Magalia; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Morgan Hill, Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.
Funeral arrangements were made through Rose Chapel Mortuary.
July 15, 1924 - Dec. 27, 2001
Kathleen G. Hopper, 77, was a waitress for 55 years. She was born in Denton, Texas and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
She is survived by her sons, Ronnie Hopper and Dennis Hopper, both of Paradise, and daughter, Patricia McKisson of Coos Bay, Ore.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and Thursday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be no services.
Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.