Timothy 'Timateo' Dale Coleman


A memorial service for Timothy "Timateo" Dale Coleman, 19, an eight-year Gardnerville resident, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilltop Community Church, 3616 N. Sunridge Dr., in Jacks Valley. It will be a joint service for Mr. Coleman and Alex Haas.

Mr. Coleman died July 22, 2006, near Zephyr Cove.

He was born Sept. 25, 1986, in San Francisco to Dale and Marilyn Coleman.

Before moving to Gardnerville, he lived in Newark, Calif.

He was a 2005 graduate of Douglas High School and had spent one year at the University of Nevada, Reno.

He enjoyed snowboarding, floating on the river, and was fond of the number 11.

He was preceded in death by his mother on Aug. 27, 2003, at Washoe Medical Center in Reno.

Among his survivors are his father of Gardnerville; grandmother, Ruth Morrison of Los Altos Hills, Calif.; sister, Cassondra Coleman of Reno; and several extended-family members.

Memorial donations may be made to the Timothy Coleman Fund, care of Wells Fargo Bank.

FitzHenry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fred D. Critser


A celebration of life is 4 p.m. Saturday at the Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center at the end of Carter Way for Fred Critser, 73, who died July 24, 2006, at his home in Topaz Ranch Estates.

Mr. Critser was born March 5, 1933, in Los Angeles to Fred A. and Sarah E.Critser. He graduated high school in California and joined the U.S. Navy where he served from 1951-55. While serving during the Korean War aboard the U.S.S. Essex, he suffered severe frostbite resulting in the amputation of his foot. He married his wife Bette Critser on Sept. 25, 1985, in Santa Barbara, Calif. He worked for Rockwell Space Division as a truck driver until his retirement when he moved from Los Angeles to Topaz Ranch Estates 17 years ago. He was active in the community as a member of the Topaz Sertoma and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3630 of Topaz. He loved to play pool, read and he was an avid fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son Leon Critser of Everett, Wash., May 19, 2004.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years of Topaz Ranch Estates; his daughter and son-in-law Kathy and Leigh Toole of Salt Lake City, Utah; son Fred Critser Jr.; daughter and son-in-law Darlene and John Severns of Huntington Beach, Calif.; stepchildren Joe Gasper and Tammy Gasper, Brenda Jauman, Nicolina Dilley, Jeff Chapin, Tony Gasper; his brother William Leon "Lonnie" Critser and his wife Margie; 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are in the care of Walton's Douglas County Funeral Home in Minden. Cremation will take place at Walton's Sierra Crematory in Carson City.

Leland Samuel Ewing


Services are 11 a.m. today at Walton's Sparks Funeral Home for Leland Samuel Ewing, 81, who died July 24, 2006, at Northern Nevada Medical Center.

Graveside services with full military honors will be 1 p.m. today at the Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley.

He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Sundance, Wyo., to Louis and Vera (Belshe) Ewing. Mr. Ewing served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation ordinanceman from 1943-1946, stationed in Kodiak, Alaska. He married Irene Tobler in 1950, and the two have been residents of Gardnerville and Carson City for many years. They moved to Sparks this year from Carson City.

Mr. Ewing loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He was a private pilot, a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, member of the Elks Club, Scottish Rite, and life member of the VFW.

Mr. Ewing was preceded in death by his brothers, Bill and Bobby.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Irene, three sons; Rod (Nancy) Ewing, Sparks, William Ewing, Sparks, Larry (Aurelia) Ewing, Carson City, one daughter, Karen Lacki, Las Vegas, 12 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Cecil Lee Holley


A funeral service will be 2 p.m. July 29 at Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church in Carson City for Cecil Lee Holley, 82, who died July 24, 2006 in Carson City.

Mr. Holley was born July 6, 1924 in Twitty, Texas to Samuel G. and Willie Lee Holley. He was in the U.S. Army and attained the rank of Sergeant during World War II.

He married Wanda (Dollie) Holley Nov. 23, 1943 in Little Field, Texas. He worked as a rancher and a plumbing contractor.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church in Carson City for many years, a resident of Dayton for 35 years and Lake Tahoe for 20 years.

Mr. Holley is survived by his wife Wanda Holley of Dayton, sons Billie Joe Holley of Rogersville, Tenn. and Bobby Ray Holley of Sparks as well as his sister Mae Coate of White Field, Okla.; brother Troy F. Holley of Sparks; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are in the care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley in Carson City. Visitation July 27-28 at Walton's Chapel of the Valley, 128 Roop St. Carson City. Burial to take place at Dayton Cemetery.


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