Jerald Ross Vanlaningham


Jerry passed away peacefully at the Veterans Memorial Hospital after an extraordinary 10 year fight against cancer. Jerry was born and raised in Ely, NV and spent four years in the Air Force. He was a professional photographer owning Truckee Meadows … [Read more...]

Ernest Leroy Whittaker

Ernest Leroy Whittaker age 71 years, of Ely, Nevada passed away August 25, 2014 in Ely.  He was born June 6, 1943 in Rawlins, Wyoming to Edward and Maimee Whittaker. Ernest served in the US Marine Corp Reserve.  He moved to Ely in 1970, working in … [Read more...]

Clinton Brent Eldridge


Clinton Brent Eldridge passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at White Pine County Care Center. He was 72. Brent was born in Ely, Nevada on June 5th, 1942 to Delbert and Elva Eldridge. He was the oldest of seven children. He attended grade school in … [Read more...]

Robert B. Kennedy (Bob)

Robert Kennedy was born June 13, 1930 in Norristown, Pennsylvania and passed away on August 13, 2014 following a stroke.  He was living in Sierra Vista, California at the time of his death, Bob Kennedy retired to Sierra Vista to live with his … [Read more...]

Chris H. Orphan

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Chris H. Orphan age 67 years of Ely, NV, passed away August 14, 2014 in Ely.   He was born August 1, 1947 in Ely, NV to Harry and Alice Orphan. Chris was a life time resident of Ely.  He was a tank mechanic for the U.S. National Guard.  He enjoyed … [Read more...]



“The Zoo Store Cat” Born to The Zoo, Inc. early 2009 and was approximately 7 years old when she came to us, Tootsie was about 12 years old when she passed.  To all of you who visited Thrifty Tails Thrift Store, Tootsie was an icon.  Tootsie loved … [Read more...]

Michael Joseph Culbert


March 28, 1940 – August 8, 2014 Michael J. Culbert “Mike” 74, died Friday of a lengthy illness in Reno, NV, with his loving family surrounding him.   Mike was born March 28, 1940 in East Ely, NV to William Gerald “Jerry” Culbert and Elsa Cordes … [Read more...]

Correction: Margery Munson Tate

It was reported in her obituary she is survived by her sons, Ronald Blaine Munson, It should have been Ronald Blaine Tate.  We do apologize for the error.   … [Read more...]

Helen M. Anderson

Helen M. Anderson passed away in Reno on July 27, 2014, with her children by her side.  She was born on April 12, 1921 in Ely, Nevada to parents Catherine (Oillarburu) and Antone Laxague, and was the oldest of four children. Helen married Earl … [Read more...]

Frances Horace


Memorial Services will be held for Frances Horace at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. Frances was born on September 2, 1937. He went to meet our Heavenly Father on September 23, 2013.  He was 76 years young. I cried when … [Read more...]

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