James Gordon 1944-2016

James Gordon, formerly of Shingle Springs, Calif., born April 22, 1944, died Dec. 26, 2016.

William Johnson 1931-2016


William "Bill" Van Dyke Johnson, March 21, 1931 ~ December 19, 2016.

Former El Dorado County Supervisor and long time South Lake Tahoe resident William "Bill" Van Dyke Johnson passed away on December 19,2016 in South Lake Tahoe.

Bill was born at the J-Lazy-J Ranch on Mottsville Lane in Gardnerville on March 21, 1931 and was a member of Gardnerville High School class of 1949. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War for two years.

After the war, Bill attended hotel and restaurant management school in San Francisco, Calif. On Aug. 29, 1953, he married Felice Muldoon in South Lake Tahoe and they had three children: Ross, Kent and Curtis.

Richard Maroney, 1935 — 2016


Richard L. Maroney, June 30, 1935 — Dec. 3, 2016

Richard L. Maroney, age 81, passed away in Brentwood, Calif., on Dec. 3, 2016. The cause was adenocarcinoma of the lung. Born June 30, 1935, in Blue Island, Ill., the youngest of four to Edward and Elmear Maroney, he lived in Chicago, San Diego and Sacramento before settling in Camino, Calif.

Richard served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea. He enjoyed working at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, Calif., as the ER security guard where he had many friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Rick Maroney. He is survived by his daughters, Julie Dudley, Susan Bell, Lynne Pfarr, Jennifer, Sharon and Barbara Maroney; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Friday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery located at 5810 Midway Road in Dixon, Calif. Relatives and friends are welcome at the service.