Obituaries Oct. 31

A viewing is 11a.m. -1 p.m. Saturday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley in Carson City for Natalie Dawn Box, who died at home on Oct. 26, 2008, after a long illness. A short ceremony at 1 p.m. will be followed by a remembrance dinner at the Dresslerville Gym.

She was born in Los Angeles on Nov. 13, 1969, to Kathie Wyatt-Box and Donnie Ray Box.

She is preceded in death by her maternal uncles Harold Wyatt, Dabert Wyatt, Daniel Wyatt; grandparents Robert Arthur Wyatt and Leasha Coleman Wyatt of Dresslerville; father Donnie Ray Box of Chicago; grandparents Robert Ray Box of Chicago and Ruby Dozier of Guin, Ala.

She is survived by her daughter Alexandria Rae Box; two brothers Justin R. Box and Robert F. Box; mother Kathie Wyatt all of Dresslerville; aunts Doris W. Buckhart, Barbara Zieroth of Dresslerville and Vickie Wyatt of Reno; uncles Vernon Wyatt of Gardnerville, Floyd Wyatt of Reno, Robert L. Wyatt and Lloyd L. Wyatt of Dresslerville; numerous first, second, and third cousins; various "aunties and uncles" in the Indian way whom she loved and respected; and many friends.

Potluck donations will be very much appreciated.

At her request, Ms. Box will be cremated after the good-bye ceremony, there will be no burial.

In lieu of flowers, financial donations and help for the family may be made for her family to 809 P'Baul St. Gardnerville, NV 89460.

Inurnment is in California for U.S. Marine Corps veteran Dorothy Ella Brewster, 88, who died Oct. 23, 2008, in Carson City.

Born Nov. 2, 1919, in Los Angeles to Thomas Knoles and Ada Hannah Joy Stone, she graduated from high school, Manual Arts Business College and Elliot-Fisher Machine bookkeeping school in 1938.

She served as a quartermaster in the U.S. Marine Corps achieving the rank of corporal. She was a member of the Women's Reserve Battalion 1943-44.

She married Harry Allen Brewster on Dec. 30, 1945, in Los Angeles.

Mrs. Brewster loved to collect teddy bears. She lived in Carson City for four years, coming from Grants Pass, Ore.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Aug. 25, 1970, in Elmo, Mont.; and a sister, Jene Ream, who died on Nov. 16, 1989, in Paso Robles, Calif.

She is survived by daughters Carolyn (Robert) Dallaire of Gardnerville and Linda Roberts of Grants Pass, Ore.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and nephew Gary Ream.

Inurnment is at Bellvue Memorial Park in Ontario, Calif.

FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A Mass was Tuesday at St. Gall Catholic Church for longtime Gardnerville resident Angela R. Cogozzo, who died Oct. 22, 2008.

Born the youngest of eight children on Dec. 28, 1915, to Michael and Devina Russo on a farm in Kenosha, Wis., she was a Realtor in the San Francisco Bay area for many years.

She retired and moved to Nevada in 1978, where she became active in St. Gall's Catholic community.

Donations may be made to St. Mary's Hospice or to St. Gall's Memorial Garden.

FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A funeral service is 1 p.m. Monday at the Carson Valley First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Spruce Street for Douglas High School senior Michael R. "Bob" Merritt Jr., 18, who died Oct. 28, 2008.

Viewing will be from noon until 1 p.m. in the relief society room.

Born June 16, 1990, in Logan, Utah, to Michael and Rebecca Merritt, he was in ROTC at Douglas High and also had played football and was on the wrestling team. He loved his guitar and enjoyed heavy metal music.

Mr. Merritt was a member of the Carson Valley First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Minden.

He is survived by his parents of Carson City; grandparents Robert and Sandra Merritt of Afton, Wyo. and Joseph and Ida Vay Grammer in Idaho and Valerie and Larry Johnson of Orem, Utah; a sister Jessica and two brothers Sean and C.J. all of Carson City.

Burial in Eastside Memorial Park in Minden.

Arrangements by Walton's Chapel of the Valley in Carson City.

A memorial Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church for Valter Montanar, 55, of Carson City who died Oct. 24, 2008 at Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Montanar was born Nov. 12, 1952, in Ferrara, Italy, to Orfeo Montanari and Maria Guzzinati.

Arrangements are entrusted to Walton's Chapel of the Valley.


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