Mary Jeanne Warner

Mary Jeanne Warner Mary Jeanne (Benscoter) Warner passed away suddenly on Aug. 6, 2017, in Hawthorne at the age of 70. She was born Dec. 3, 1946, to Walter William and Rosena (Lehr) Benscoter in Saint Paul, Minn. Mary was known for helping anyone in need and her love of cats. Knitting was her hobby.… [More…]

Donna Pressey

Donna Pressey, 91, died Sept. 11, following a courageous battle with cancer. Donna was born June 13, 1926, in St. Ignatius, Mont. to Donavan and Gladys (Gilbert) Irwin. Donna married Frank (Press) Pressey during the height of WWII, together they shared 58 years until his passing in 2001. Donna and Frank lived in Detroit, Mich.… [More…]

Wesley George Geary | Leo E. Jones

Wesley George Geary Sunrise May 31, 1939 – Sunset Aug. 21, 2017 John 11:25, “I am the resurrection and the life: He that believeth in me, though He were dead, yet shall he live.” Wesley George Geary, 78, of Hawthorne, died peacefully on Aug. 21, 2017. Wes was born in Oakland, Calif. on May 31,… [More…]

Arlo Funk

Services for Arlo Funk will be held at Veterans Cemetery in Fernley on Friday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. and at the Hawthorne Senior Center Saturday, Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. Mary Warner In Loving Memory of Mary Warner. Gone to soon, but not forgotten.


Arlo Funk A special man was awarded his angel wings on Friday night, Aug. 11, 2017. Dad was born to George and Cleo Funk on May 5, 1926, in Yuma, Colo. He lived in Colorado until August of 1961 when he and his family moved to Babbitt and later moved to Hawthorne. He proudly served… [More…]

Alan Thorndike

Life and Times of Alan (Slim) Thorndike Alan was born in Hawthorne on the 28th of July 1960 to Bob and Mary Jane Thorndike. He had two brothers, Robert and Keith. Alan attended school in school in Hawthorne. Being a likeable guy Slim made many friends along the way. As well it would bring him… [More…]

Paul MacBeth

  Funeral services for Paul MacBeth at Gunter’s Funeral Home in Hawthorne at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 29. Celebration of Life will take place at the VFW in Hawthorne on Sunday, July 30.

Nancy Arleta Turner Brown

Nancy was born on June 2, 1949 in Reno, Nevada, she succumbed to her autoimmune disorder on June 23, 2017 in Reno. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and cousin. She is survived by her husband, Michael R. Brown, LCDR, USN (RET); sons: Michael R. Brown, Jr. and Arthur A.B. Brown; brother, Larry Bettis; sisters:… [More…]

Rose Ann Sellers-Robinson

It is with great sadness that we announce that Rose Ann Sellers-Robinson unexpectedly passed away at her home on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the age of 66. Rose was born on Jan. 17, 1951 in Edgemont, S.D. where she lived on a ranch for 15 years and attended school in a one-room schoolhouse. She… [More…]

Harry James Castro

Harry James Castro (Jim) of Hawthorne passed away on June 25. Jim was born in San Diego, Calif. on Nov. 7, 1939. Jim proudly served in the Army of the United States 82nd Airborne Division from 1956-1961. Jim and his wife, Alice lived in Santa Barbara, Calif. and Grover Beach, Calif. before moving to Hawthorne… [More…]