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Marguerite Hill

A funeral service for Marguerite Hill, 82, was held on Monday, Nov. 8, at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church in Carson City, where she was an active member. Burial was at Fernley Cemetery following the service.

Mrs. Hill, a Carson City resident for 20 years, died on Nov. 4 at Carson-Tahoe Hospital.

She was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Oct. 30, 1917, to Joseph and Mary Katula Lica.

Mrs. Hill had been a telephone operator and lived in Stockton, Calif., before moving to Carson City.

Predeceasing her were her husband Howard Hill in 1994, daughter Christine Fournier, brother Sigmund Lica and sisters Marion Lebens and Eleanor Johnson.

Surviving are daughters Margie Novotny of Minden and Janice Christophersen of Klamath Falls, Ore., son Ken Hill of Carson City; brother Will Lica of San Diego, Calif., and sister Leona Reddinger of Glendale, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Hill’s memory to St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church’s Senior Ministries.

Walton’s Chapel of the Valley was in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Pedego

A memorial service for Dorothy Lucille Pedego, 81, was held on Nov. 8 at Genoa Community Church. Rev. Julie Johnson officiated.

Mrs. Pedego died on Oct. 4 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Reno.

She was born on May 22, 1918, in Tipton, Mo., to Henry and Lucille Briscoe.

She was a homemaker and had lived in Hemet, Calif., before moving to Gardnerville 15 years ago.

Her husband, Ray Sterling Pedego, predeceased her on April 9, 1984.

Mrs. Pedego is survived by her sons Cameron Pedego of Minden, Keith Pedego of South Lake Tahoe and Craig Pedego of Manhattan Beach, Calif., and four grandchildren.

Reno Memorial Cremation and Burial Society and Truckee Meadows Crematory handled arrangements.

Margaret Shetler

A funeral service for Margaret L. Shetler was held on Tuesday, Nov. 9, at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley in Carson City. Inurnment was at Lone Mountain in Carson City.

Mrs. Shetler died on Nov. 6 at the age of 69.

She was born in Michigan on March 22, 1930, to George and Edith Richmond Husson.

She was a bookkeeper in the banking business and had lived in Carson City for three years, coming from Coleville, Calif.

Mrs. Shetler was Past Matron of Esther Chapter #3 Order of Eastern Star, an active member of Ammon-Ra Temple #56 Daughters of the Nile, White Shrine of Jerusalem, Antelope Valley Women’s Club in Coleville and belonged to Beta Sigma Phi.

Survivors include her son John L. Dodge of Michigan, daughters Karen Rosa of Michigan and Sharon Dodge of California; brother George Husson of California; and four grandchildren.

Walton’s Chapel of the Valley and Walton’s Carson Sierra Crematory in Carson City handled arrangements.