Section: Obituaries

Bernard “Bernie” Matthews

On May 3, 2010 Bernard “Bernie” Matthews completed his journey on this earth. He died at home, surrounded by an intimate circle... Continue

Antonio Ercolino

September 26, 1924-May 1, 2010 Antonio was born in Peschici Italy. He was 85 years old. He died peacefully on May l in his sleep, after... Continue

Barbara Kathleen Wood Schuerman

A memorial service celebrating the life of Barbara Schuerman was held this past Wednesday at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Sonoma.... Continue

Edna Cannard

Edna Cannard died peacefully at home in Sonoma on Saturday March 27, 2010 She was born Edna Marie Taylor in 1926 at the Misericordia... Continue



William (Bill) Jones Obituary September 17, 1927 – February 17, 2010 William (Bill) Jones (82), a 33-year resident of Amador... Continue

Helene Minelli, 1918 – 2010

Helene Minelli, 1918 - 2010

Helene Minelli Helene Minelli, 91, died Jan. 31, 2010. She was born on her parents’ small ranch in Schellville on Sept. 26, 1918.... Continue

Robert Hayden Bohna, 1924 – 2010

Robert’s history begins in the 1860’s when his great grandfather built the first house in Colonel Baker’s field. His father was... Continue

Death notices for Sept. – Oct. 2009

Paresa, Alberta Mary, 78, of Sonoma, died Oct. 25, 2009 in Kenwood. Maki, Martha Josephine, 88, of Sonoma, died Oct. 5, 2009 in San... Continue

Death notices

Ellman, George Leon, 85, of Glen Ellen, died Sept. 27, 2009 in Glen Ellen. Final disposition: Pacific Grove, Calif. Foncannon, Geraldine... Continue

In tribute: George Ellman

A luminary in our community, a strong supporter for the environment, for our valley and region, and for the Sonoma Ecology Center,... Continue