Mildred “Millie” E. Peterson

Mildred passed away at home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Ely, Nevada to Orvis and Louise Robison.  She graduated from White Pine High School and married Gene Peterson in 1952.  They moved to Sparks, Nevada in 1961.  She enjoyed … [Read more...]

Dorothy Bess McCoy Phillips

Dorothy Bess McCoy Phillips passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 in Ely, Nevada at the age of 95.  She was born near Fargo, Oklahoma on March 10, 1921 to Loyd McCoy and Cora Weiss, the fifth of fourteen children.  Her early years were spent in … [Read more...]

James Ross Prince

James Ross Prince (Jim), 79, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family in Salem, UT on March 18, 2016 after a thirty-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born August 8, 1936 in Ely, Nevada to Rawson Mendis Prince and Hope … [Read more...]

Stephen Mitchell Borchert

Stephen Mitchell Borchert passed away at the age of 67 in Sacramento on February 28. Stephen was born in Reno to Irvin Borchert, a pioneer White Pine county aviator and manager of Yelland Field, and his wife Jessie, who met Irv while teaching at Ely … [Read more...]

Sheridan M. Baker

Sheridan M. Baker, also known as Merence Sheridan Baker, 78, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2016 in Elko, Nevada following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born August 22, 1937 in Sacramento, California to Ensio Tosolini and … [Read more...]

Joan Viola Stewart

Joan Viola Stewart received her heavenly wings and went to Daddy’s arms February 29, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Joan was born to Vernon and Dorothea Pugh on July 10, 1933 in Ely, Nevada. Joan attended school in White Pine County and graduated … [Read more...]

Vincenzina Mariani Solferino

July 6, 1926 – February 16, 2016 Vinny was born in San Pietro Avellana, Italy on July 6, 1926.  She attended school there until she was eight years old.  During those years the students were required to wear uniforms, by the Fascist Dictator … [Read more...]

Margie Vyrel Hoots

Margie Vyrel Hoots, 90, of McGill passed away on February 25, 2016 in Elko, NV.  She was born on July 14, 1925 in Sacramento Pass, Nevada, to Eva and David Kerr. Margie was the fifth of ten children; six brothers and three sisters. The family grew … [Read more...]

Dr. T. Laura Ely, PhD

Laura Ely, born Lara Oxborrow, September 23, 1950 in Elko, passed away on February 11, 2016. Head of Mental Health at William Bee Ririe Hospital, she spent 10 years furthering her experiences in her career in New Zealand. Her enthusiasm for … [Read more...]

Mary “Betty” Tognoni

Mary “Betty” Tognoni Mary “Betty” Elizabeth Tognoni was born June 19, 1935 to Daniel and Elizabeth Steedley.  She passed away peacefully on February 20, 2016 surrounded by family.  She was married to Paul Harshman Sr. for 32 years, together they … [Read more...]