Longtime volunteer Wayne Kuntz dies at 85

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Wayne KuntzA celebration of his life will be held June 9 for Wayne Kuntz, a longtime Rancho Murieta volunteer who died May 9 at age 85. He volunteered most notably in Murieta Village, where he lived, as well as with the Community Services District and Rancho Murieta Community Church. Read more » Read more » about Longtime volunteer Wayne Kuntz dies at 85

John Keema, decorated WWII vet, dies at 96

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John KeemaJohn Keema, a decorated World War II veteran and an early Rancho Murieta homeowner, died at his home April 30. He was 96. Services for Mr. Keema will be held 10 a.m. Friday at the Rancho Murieta Community Church, 14670 Cantova Way, and a celebration of his life will follow at the Rancho Murieta Country Club. Read more » Read more » about John Keema, decorated WWII vet, dies at 96

Margaret Wonder, celebrated baker, dies at 92

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Margaret WonderMargaret Wonder, a 16-year Murietan celebrated for her baking and gardening skills, died at home April 15 at age 92. She was under hospice care, with her family by her side. Read more » Read more » about Margaret Wonder, celebrated baker, dies at 92

Dick Silvis, RMA election official, dies at 86

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Dick SilvisRichard “Dick” Silvis, Rancho Murieta’s longtime inspector of elections, died Thursday at age 86. “The trust and comfort that the community had with him as the elections official was very important,” said one of his election co-workers. Read more » Read more » about Dick Silvis, RMA election official, dies at 86

Ray Tisdale, 20-year Murietan, dies at 79

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Ray TisdaleRay Tisdale, active in St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church during his 20 years living in Rancho Murieta, died Thursday at age 79. Rosary recitation and a viewing will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday at the church, on Cantova Way in Rancho Murieta. Read more » Read more » about Ray Tisdale, 20-year Murietan, dies at 79

Suzanne Stroy, arts supporter, dies at 89

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Suzanne StroyServices will be held Friday morning for Suzanne E. Stroy, a fervent arts supporter and a Murietan for 28 years, who died Feb. 6 at the age of 89. Mrs. Stroy – Susie to friends and family – was a devoted wife, mother, friend and grandmother of two. Read more » Read more » about Suzanne Stroy, arts supporter, dies at 89

Lobbyist Bill Geyer, 35 years in RM, dies at 81

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Bill GeyerBill Geyer, a lobbyist and longtime Murietan who helped make it legal to drive a golf cart across Jackson Road and helped found the community’s first kids’ baseball team, died early Jan. 1. He was 81. Mr. Geyer and his wife, Naida West, lived for 35 years on a ranch between the North Course’s third hole and the Cosumnes River. They moved recently to Campus Commons in Sacramento. Read more » Read more » about Lobbyist Bill Geyer, 35 years in RM, dies at 81

Village resident Marguerite Dupree dies at 88

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Marguerite DupreeMarguerite Dupree, a longtime Village resident who loved to travel and was a regular donor to the community’s blood drives, died this month at the age of 88. A celebration of her life will be held in January. Read more » Read more » about Village resident Marguerite Dupree dies at 88

WWII vet Edward Mickiewicz dies at 89

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Edward MickiewiczEdward S. Mickiewicz, a Murietan for 17 years, died Oct. 11 at age 89. Born in Chicago, he was a World War II veteran, a California state employee and an educator in Northern California. His family wrote, “He was everybody's friend, could soothe any crying baby and had a gift for making you feel like the most important person in the room.” Read more » Read more » about WWII vet Edward Mickiewicz dies at 89

Longtime Murietan Dale Fargo dies at 84

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Dale FargoDale Fargo, a retired CHP employee and a regular visitor to Rancho Murieta’s community dog park, died at home, surrounded by family, on Sept. 15. He was 84. Read more » Read more » about Longtime Murietan Dale Fargo dies at 84

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