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Billie Faye Bohan


Billie Faye Bohan, 71, died April 30, 2007 at her home in Gardnerville.

She was born Dec. 22, 1935, in Texas to Gordon Porter and Edna Griffith Porter. She was a long time resident of Sonoma and Napa Valley. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Bohan is survived by her husband Daniel, sons Dan Jr. and his wife Cathy, Don Sr. and wife Marge, Dean Sr. and his wife Kim, Dale Sr. and his wife Hedi, Darren and wife Cathy; sister Lyda Rametta; 27 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation in Carson City.

Thomas Morris



Third-generation native Nevadan Thomas Morris Snyder, 82, died May 7, 2007, in a Las Vegas Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Snyder was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Yerington to Morris and Pauline Snyder, he has been a resident of Minden for 33 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and worked for the State of Nevada, retiring from the Department of Transportation.

He married Betty Snyder in 1969 in Carson City. He was an avid golfer whose infectious laughter brightened everyone’s day.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother Jerry Snyder. He is survived by his wife Betty Snyder of Minden; son Scott Snyder of Washoe Valley; daughter Ann Peckham of Yuma, Ariz.; stepchildren Gary Johnson of Hawaii, Donna Johnson of San Diego, Bonnie Johnson of Minden as well as seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are in the care of FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville.

A celebration of life will be planned for a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Hilltop Community Church, P.O. Box 2025, Carson City, NV 89702.