Marysville Appeal-Democrat

Alice Colleen Evich


Alice Colleen Evich, 84, of Yuba City, CA, passed away June 12, 2021. Born in Hamilton City, CA, to Maurice and Helen Ferry on January 15, 1937. Alice was a Chef and resided in the Yuba-sutter area for over 50 years. She was a member of the Elks Lodge, Vacaville and Moose Lodge, Yuba City.

Alice is survived by her s o n s , Wi l l i a m Maurice Torres, and Anthony Stephen Torres, both of Yuba City, CA; daughter, Balbina Ione Torres of Vacaville, CA; 4 grandchild­ren, and 5 great-grandchild­ren. She is preceded in death by her parents Maurice and Helen Ferry.

A celebratio­n of life will be determined at a later date.

June 20, 1928

June 11, 2021

Alma Triplett, age 93, went home to our Lord on June 11, 2021. Alma was born on June 20, 1928, in Colusa, CA. She was a graduate of Colusa High School.

She married her high school sweetheart, Roy Triplett in Santa Cruz, CA, on July 18, 1948. Their first child, Roy was born on December 31, 1949, and t heir second child, Rod was born on December 31, 1952. Alma enjoyed traveling, hunting and fishing. She and Roy traveled to 45 out of the 50 states in their RV.

She is survived by her husband, Roy; her son, Rod; her granddaugh­ter, Trinady; and her great-grandson, Gunner. She is preceded in death by her son, Roy.

Family, friends and others whose lives Alma touched are invited to Ullrey Memorial Chapel, 817 Almond Street, Yuba City, CA. between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Service will be Friday, June 18, 2021, 10:00 am, at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, 817 Almond Street, Yuba City. Immediatel­y following will be graveside service at Colusa Cemetery District, 1974 Wilson Avenue, Colusa, CA.

Hal Stocker, of Challenge, passed away June 10, 2021. He was born April 1, 1927, in Portland, Oregon, to Presbyteri­an Minister Mortimer and Myrtle Stocker.

Hal attended public school in Oregon and Washington, until midwa y through high school, when his parents sent him to finish high school at a religious boarding school in Mount Hermon, Massachuse­tts.

On graduation, World War II was still on, so he enlisted in the Navy, as Seaman 1st class. He served for about one year, as the war had ended.

He then went on to spend 4 years at Princeton University, and another 4 years at C o l u mbi a Me d i c a l School, followed by 2 years of pathology at the Hospital of Pennsylvan­ia, and finally 2 years Internal Medicine residency at Stanford Medical Hospital, then in San Francisco, California.

He then set his career in the specialty of Internal Medicine at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland, California, which kept him busy for the next 28 years. As a doctor he was passionate about his patients. The day before he saw them he would take time and review their chart. He also put in the charts personal things such as how many children "Mrs. Doe" had, or that "Mr. Smith" loved fishing, just things that made him remember the patient outside their medical problems.

Hal a l s o d o nat e d about a month out of a year to serve on a hospital ship called Hope, which supplied medical attention to disadvanta­ge countries. Once he went to the Navaho Reservatio­n and donated his medical abilities there.

When Hal retired from Kaiser, he moved to Challenge. After a few years he got bored and went into politics. He was a Yuba County Supervisor (Fifth District) for 20 years. His main objective was to preserving the natural beauty of the foothill by discouragi­ng large subdivisio­ns and excessive housing. He cared about what the people in their communitie­s wanted. He would attend many of their meetings, sent out questioner­s (at his own expense) and went to many of their social gatherings. He donated money and t i me to many of the organizati­ons in his district.

His favorite pastime was tennis, gardening, growing fruit trees and the Forty-niners.

Hal is survived by his wife of 53 years, Leah, who will dearly miss him.

He is preceded i n death by his parents; brother, Paul; and sister, Irine Russell.

A small private gathering will be held at a later date.

CARPENTER - Sandi Carpenter, 75, of Sutter, CA, passed away June 14, 2021. Arrangemen­ts are under the direction of Holycross Funeral Home & Crematory, (530) 751-7000.

HILL - Tammy Hill, 60, of Olivehurst, CA, passed away May 5, 2021. Arrangemen­ts are under the direction of Lakeside Colonial Chapel & Crematory, (530) 749-9277.

KAISER - Walt Kaiser, 73, of Yuba City, CA, passed away June 15, 2021. Arrangemen­ts are under the direction of Holycross Funeral Home & Crematory, (530) 751-7000.

KIRK - Clois Ralph Kirk, 90, of Smartsvill­e, CA, passed away June 14, 2021. Arrangemen­ts are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel, (530) 673-9542.

LOLMAUGH - Dan Lolmaugh, 70, of Gridley, CA, passed away June 16, 2021. Arrangemen­ts are under the direction of Gridley-block Funeral Chapel, (530) 846-2138.

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