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Obituary: Max Alexander (1935–2024)

Submitted by Terri Shaffer– Long time Citrus Heights resident, Max Alexander, went home to be with the Lord on April 21, 2024, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He lived in Citrus Heights for 83 years…

Obituary: Ralph Rhees (1937-2024)

Submitted by Eric Rhees– Ralph Rhees passed away January 18, 2024 at age 86 in his Citrus Heights home surrounded by family members. He was born in Ogden, Utah Sept. 27, 1937, to Horace and Elizabeth Rhees, the…

Obituary: Dolores (Coronado) Estrella | 1929-2023

Submitted by Russell Estrella– Dolores Estrella was born December 31, 1929 in Westwood, Northern California to her parents Manuel and Francisca Coronado and passed peacefully November 9, 2023 at the age of 93…

Obituary: John Paul Turner (1973-2023)

Submitted by family– John Paul Turner of Carmichael, California died at the young age of 50-years-old on October 30, 2023, one day before his favorite holiday of Halloween, after a long battle with cancer…

Obituary: Donald DeSmet Hall (Sept. 21, 2023)

Donald DeSmet Hall has passed away on September 21st. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed greatly…

Obituary: Donna Ray Hall (Aug. 2, 2023)

Submitted by Chris Hall– Donna Ray Hall has passed away on August 2, 2023. She lived til she was 83 years old. A long time resident of Citrus Heights…

Community garden members mourn loss of local gardener

By Mike Hazlip— Volunteers with the Sylvan Ranch Community Garden in Citrus Heights remember fellow gardener Jim Thornton as one who helped build up the community, both physically and…

Obituary: Dave Crum (Feb. 9, 2023)

Submitted by family– Dave Crum passed away on February 9, 2023. Dave and his family lived in Citrus Heights for the last 25 years…

Obituary: Daniel Eugene Sargent (1948-2023)

Submitted by family– On Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, the world lost a True Alaskan Adventurer and Story Teller. Daniel Eugene Sargent was born on January 13, 1948 in Placerville, California. Born to Ralph and Helen Sargent, Daniel grew…

Obituary: Joyce Wagner (1926-2022)

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Joyce (Myers) Wagner, 95, who passed away on July 6, 2022 after a short illness, surrounded by her grandchildren. Joyce was born November 30, 1926, in Los…