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Gloria Greenlee

A memorial service for Gloria S. Greenlee, 67, will be held Saturday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Chapel of Carson Valley, 1004 Dresslerville Road, Gardnerville.

Prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m., quilts, paintings and stained glass created by Mrs. Greenlee will be on display at the church.

Mrs. Greenlee died on Aug. 14 at her Gardnerville home.

She was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 31, 1932, to Emil and Eduvigen Martinez Sanchez.

On June 12, 1965, she and Ray A. Greenlee were married in Los Angeles.

She was a service representative supervisor for Pacific Telephone and was president of Greenlee Steel Fabricators.

Mrs. Greenlee had lived in Lakewood, Calif., before moving to Gardnerville 9 years ago.

She was past president of the Carson Valley Quilt Guild and was a member of Calvary Chapel of Carson Valley.

Preceding her in death were her parents and brothers Emil and Ray Sanchez.

Surviving are her husband Ray of Gardnerville; son Gregory J. Camacho of Huntington Beach, Calif., and daughters Paula Ann Thomas of Beaverton, Ore., and Patti Rae Sechler of Lakewood; sisters Bernice Gonzales of Apple Valley, Calif., and Theresa Wall of Hemet, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice of Northern Nevada, 3464 Goni Rd., Suite 151, Carson City 89706.

Capitol City Cremation and Burial Society in Carson City and Walton’s Carson Sierra Crematory handled arrangements.

Lemuel McDaniel

A memorial service for Lemuel D. McDaniel Jr., 80, will be held on Friday, Aug. 20, at the Methodist Church in Lancaster, Calif.

Mr. McDaniel died on Aug. 11 in Reno.

He was born on May 14, 1919, in Mojave, Calif.

He had a love of airplanes and flying all his life. In 1935, he took a job washing, fueling and greasing airplanes in exchange for a few hours of cockpit and stick time. In 1939, he was assigned to the Civilian Pilot Training Program and received his private pilot’s license in 1940.

Mr. McDaniel went into the U.S. Army Air Corps in November 1940 and graduated from the U.S. Army Flight School in March 1942 as a S/Sgt Pilot.

He was assigned to the 82nd Fighter Group, commissioned and shipped out to England. On March 22, 1943, while flying his P-38 on a mission out of AFrica, he was shot down over Italy and taken prisoner of war. After his release in june 1945, he returned home. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Major in November 1960.

He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, Quiet Birdman, Order of Daelians, American Legion, Army Air Corps Enlisted Pilots Association, National Rifle Assocation, Nevada State Rifle and Pistol Association, California State Rifle and Pistol Association, 82nd Fighter Group Association and Retired Officers Association.

Mr. McDaniel is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary of Holbrook; son Mike McDaniel of Lancaster, Calif.; daughter Patty Campbell, son-in-law Mike Campbell and granddaughter Brianna Campbell of Palmdale, Calif.

John Rough

A memorial service for John S. Rough, 77, was held on Aug. 17 at FitzHenry’s Chapel of Faith in Carson City.

Mr. Rough died on Aug. 13 at Carson-Tahoe Hospital in Carson City.

He was born on June 22, 1922, in San Mateo, Calif., to John and Gula Lillard Rough Sr., and grew up in Monterey, Calif.

Mr. Rough served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a plasterer in the construction industry for 25 years. He worked in real estate for six years after retiring from plastering.

He lived in Minden for more than two years, coming from Reno, where he worked as a Keno Writer at Harrah’s.

Mr. Rough enjoyed gardening, fishing and caring for his grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents, wife Leota Hursh Rough, who died in 1997, and one brother.

Survivors include his daughter Evelyn Rough Baker of Minden and stepson James P. Flynn of Southern California; and granddaughter Elizabeth Rough of Minden and grandson Eli Rough of Reno.

FitzHenry’s Funeral Home in Gardnerville and FitzHenry’s Crematory in Carson City handled arrangements.

Norma Brown

Norma Anne Brown, 60, died on Aug. 15 at Carson Valley Medical Center in Gardnerville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in San Jose, Calif.

Miss Brown was born in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 27, 1938, to Norman and Anne Tucker Brown.

She resided in Carson City for a year and a half, coming from Seattle, Wash., where she was a contracts administrator for the aircraft industry.

Miss Brown enjoyed hiking, horseback riding and photography and loved all sports, especially baseball.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Michael and Joanna Brown of San Jose; three nieces and five nephews; and numerous grand nieces and nephews.

Walton’s Douglas County Mortuary in Minden and Walton’s Carson Sierra Crematory in Carson City handled arrangements.