Verla Mae Egan


A funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at City View Funeral Home & Cemetery in Salem, Ore., for Verla Mae Egan, 79, who died Aug. 31, 2007.

A resident of Gardnerville for three years, Mrs. Egan was born April 1, 1928, in Ririe, Idaho. Raised on a farm on Butler Island; she graduated from Ririe High School where she was a cheerleader. She married her high school sweetheart Sid Egan on July 3, 1948. She lived in Klamath Falls, Ore., for two years before moving to Livermore, Calif., where she worked as a waitress and a bookkeeper, eventually becoming the first woman supervisor at a local manufacturing plant. She retired in 1978 and moved to Twain Harte, Calif., where she lived until 1989 when she moved to Salem, Ore. Mrs. Egan lived in Salem, Ore., until 2004 when she moved to Gardnerville.

Mrs. Egan was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and May Rands, seven of her eight brothers and sisters, and her husband of 43 years.

Mrs. Egan is survived by her twin sister Velma, her four children Eloise, Eric, Roger and Carey. She has seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations in Carson City and City View Funeral Home Cemetery in Salem, Ore. Visitation will be held Sept. 11 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City View Funeral Home in Salem.

Kathryn M. Nunes


A funeral Mass is 2 p.m. today at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville for Kathryn M. Nunes, 91, who died Sept. 3, 2007 in Carson City.

Mrs. Nunes was born Sept. 15, 1915, in Mill Valley, Calif., to Joaquin Costa and Katie Trapp. She lived her early life through high school in Visalia, Calif., moving to Modesto in 1941 and Lake Tahoe in 1968 where she lived for 20 years. She moved to Minden in 1989 where she continued to live out her life as a homemaker. She loved to sew and knit and was a member of St. Gall Catholic Church and the Women's Society of the Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her daughter Joann Nunes of Minden and one grandchild.

Arrangements are in the care of Walton's Douglas County Mortuary in Minden. A visitation will take place prior to the funeral Mass at St. Gall Catholic Church. Entombment will take place at Eastside Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family requests memorial donation be made to St. Gall Catholic Church Memorial Fund.




Emeterio Prado-Martinon, 77, died Sept. 1, 2007, at his Gardnerville home.

A 10 year resident of Gardnerville, Mr. Prado-Martinon was born March 3, 1930 in Veracruz, Mexico, to Narciso Prado and Juana Martinon. He married Graciela Prado.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Graciela Prado, May 26, 2004. He is survived by his daughters Adriana Prado and Maria Maiden, both of Gardnerville. He had three grandchildren Deandre Tennis, Mackenzie Maiden and Dakota Maiden.

Arrangements are in the care of FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville. Cremation will take place at FitzHenry's Crematory in Carson City.


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