Lee 'Dude' Menton


A private family celebration will be held for Lee "Dude" Menton, who died at his Gardnerville home on Feb. 17, 2008, after a brief illness.

Born March 9, 1939, in Minnesota, Mr. Menton was a barber in the Bay area for 17 years before moving to South Lake Tahoe, where he worked for Harrah's Tahoe for 29 years.

Mr. Menton loved to fish and hunt.

His family said he had a wonderful sense of humor and was loved and respected by everyone who knew him.

Mr. Menton is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Ann; daughters Kathy Morgan and Christy Menton; grandchildren Jason Gurule and Jennifer Compton and great-grandchildren Joshua and Cadence Gurule and Joey, Seth and Hailey Compton; brothers and sisters Harlan, Floyd, Joanne, Bill, Rosie, Kay and Guy and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

David Wayne



A memorial service is 6:30 p.m. today in the commons at Douglas High School for school security guard David Wayne Roberton, 41, who died Feb. 14, 2008, at his home in Dayton.

Accompanied by a military color guard, Mr. Roberton will be buried 2 p.m. today at Dayton Cemetery.

Born Nov. 24, 1966, in St. Joseph, Mo., Mr. Roberton was raised in Opheim, Mont.

He was a three-year resident of Dayton, having moved from Pahrump. He was diagnosed with sarcoma cancer two years ago.

A veteran of Desert Storm, Mr. Roberton received two bronze stars along with other accomodations while serving in the U.S. military.

Those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Mr. Roberton's memory may do so by contacting Douglas High School or the Sarcoma Cancer Research.


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