Obituaries

Alicerae Hanley, active volunteer, dies at 97

Alicerae Hanley

Alicerae Hanley, a former resident who pursued an active retirement that included golf, bridge and volunteerism, died in Sacramento on Feb. 4, a day before her 98th birthday. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Feb. 27 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, the church on Cantova Way that she helped found. Read more »

Dev Clark, sportsman and family man, dies

Dev Clark

Dev Clark, a man who loved his family and the outdoors, died Jan. 23 at the age of 89. Services will be held Saturday in Salt Lake City. A celebration of his life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Local Bean Cafe in Rancho Murieta. Read more »

Faymarie Mayes, 30-year Murietan, dies at 77

Faymarie Mayes

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday for Faymarie Mayes, who died Jan. 14 at the age of 77. She had lived in Rancho Murieta for 30 years. Services will be held at Rancho Murieta Community Church, on Cantova Way. Read more »

Emil 'Gene' DeCrona dies at 91

Emil "Gene" DeCrona

Emil “Gene” DeCrona, a longtime Murietan who loved travel, golf, motorcycles and outdoor activities, died Jan. 20 in Carmichael at the age of 91. A funeral Mass will take place 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church on Cantova Way. A reception will be held at the church reception hall. Read more »

Ken Heimbecker, 14-year Murietan, dies at 80

Ken Heimbecker

Ken Heimbecker, a Rancho Murieta resident for 14 years, died Wednesday at age 80. He and Carmen, his wife of 51 years, moved to Rancho Murieta after retirement and both greatly enjoyed the people, the golf and the wonderful life. Read more »

Golfer, fisherman John Robinson dies at 79

John Robinson

John Robinson, a Murietan for 17 years, died Thursday at his home at the age of 79. Services will be held at noon Tuesday at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church on Cantova Way, followed by a celebration of his life from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Country Club. Read more »

Nurse and volunteer Laurie Beck dies

Laurie Beck

Laurie Beck, known for her volunteer work with the bereavement ministry at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, died Oct. 29 at age 69. She and her husband, Jim, moved to Rancho Murieta in 1989. Read more »

Gaby Martel, beloved by many, dies at 94

Gaby Martel

A chapter in the life of Rancho Murieta comes to a close next week when friends and family pay their last respects to Gabrielle (Gaby) Martel, who died Aug. 20 at the age of 94.  A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church on Cantova Way. Read more »

Services Aug. 13 for Connie Enzensperger

Connie Enzensperger

[Date of services corrected] Constance Percy Baker Enzensperger, who realized her childhood dream of becoming an airline stewardess, died July 23 at the age of 78. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Aug. 13 at St. Vincent De Paul Church on Cantova Way, with a reception held immediately after at the Country Club. Read more »

Janet Watson, golf and poker fan, dies at 78

Janet Watson

Longtime Murietan Janet Watson is remembered as a woman who loved golf, poker with the ladies and, most of all, shopping. She died May 18 at age 78 after a four-year battle with cancer. She will be celebrated in a service 11 a.m. June 3 at St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church on Cantova Way. Read more »

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