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Harlan Anderson

A graveside service for Harlan E. Anderson, 64, will be held tomorrow, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Garden Cemetery in Gardnerville. Rev. Emil Leising will officiate.

Mr. Anderson, a rancher and life-time Gardnerville resident, died on Sept. 26 at his home.

He was born in Reno on Oct. 10, 1934, to Charles and Ella Marquat Anderson.

From 1957 to 1959, he served as a seaman in the U.S. Navy.

In 1968, he married Edna Overton.

Mr. Anderson belonged to the Farm Bureau of Douglas County and the Wool Board and was a past member of the Carson vAlley active 20-30 Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William, Henry and Harold, sister Arlie Ella Bruns and his wife Edna in 1990.

Surviving are his long-time companion Ruth Gibson of Gardnerville; nephews Dennis Bruns of Gardnerville, Jimmy Anderson of Minden, David Bruns of Washoe Valley and Lloyd Anderson of Oklahoma; nieces Leola Tucker of Carson Valley and Karen Benavidez of Victorville, Calif.; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department or St. Mary’s Hospice, 3264 Goni Rd., Suite #151, Carson City 89706.

Walton’s Douglas County Mortuary in Minden handled arrangements.

Andrew Gialy

A memorial service for Andrew “Andy” Gene Gialy, 44, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. at FitzHenry’s Funeral Home in Carson City.

Immediately following the service, the family will be receiving family and friends from 3 to 5 p.m. at Ross Gold Park off Snyder Avenue in Carson City.

Mr. Gialy died on Sept. 15 in Havre, Mont., where he was working for A-1 Paving Inc.

He was born on May 13, 1955, in Lovelock to William and Mary Gialy.

He was a 1973 graduate of Carson High School and also of the U.S. Air Force avionic sensor system training.

Mr. Gialy served with the Nevada Air National Guard from July 1977 to December 1984.

He was a heavy equipment operator for 25 years and had previously worked for Bently Agridynamics in Minden.

He enjoyed camping, hunting, boating and traveling the U.S. He also restored vintage automobiles.

Predeceasing him was his father William Gialy in 1987.

Survivors include his wife Regina Gialy of Carson City; mother and stepfather Mary and Stuart Knapp of Carson City; stepson Anthony Dietel of Burbank, Calif.; sisters Patti Adkins of Elko and Terry Pitman of Twin Falls, Idaho; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces.

Memorial donations may be made to The Lathrop Wildlife Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 21393, Reno 89515.

FitzHenry’s Funeral Home in Carson City handled arrangements.