Ruth Ann Borgerson Dellinger
Ruthie, a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, niece, and sister, passed away in Mina, Nevada on Oct. 22, 2017, after a tragic accident on her ATV. Ruth Ann Borgerson Dellinger was born on Dec. 29, 1969 in Yerington, Nev. She was the oldest of two children born to Blake Borgerson and Linda Borgerson.
Ruthie parents, along with her younger sister Rena, moved to Uravan, Colo. in 1975 where she attended her first two years of school. The family then moved back to Mina, Nev. where Ruthie attended Mineral County schools. She married George Avery in 1989 with whom she had two children. In 2005 Ruthie married Damon Dellinger.
In addition to being a mother, Ruthie worked a number of jobs throughout her career. These included work as a laboratory technician, waitress, and bartender. She served as postmistress of the Mina Post Office for the last nine years. She loved her time at the post office as it enabled her to yak with the town folks and keep up with all the happenings.
Ruthie loved the great outdoors and enjoyed going out on her ATV exploring old mining camps. She and her husband, Damon, very much enjoyed all that the outdoors has to offer, especially fishing and camping. Ruthie was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mina Fortune, Eckley, Perry VFW Post 2668 where she held various offices. She was very instrumental in bringing awareness to those in need and heading up fundraiser events to help those in need. More than any other trait, Ruthie was known for her kind heart.
She is survived by her husband. Damon Dellinger of Mina, Nev.; son, Lucas Avery of Mina, Nev.; daughter, Rena Avery of Yerington, Nev.; daughter, Cheryl Woods of Mina, Nev.; daughter Twila Ferguson and husband Paul of Colorado; father, Blake Borgerson and wife Debbie of Chelsea, Okla.; mother, Linda Borgerson of Mina, Nev.; sister, Rena Steiner and husband David of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; grandson Ethan Avery of Hawthorne, Nev. and granddaughter Faith Garcia, of Hawthorne, Nev.; uncle, John Borland and wife Dawn, of Spring Creek, Nev.; aunt, Jonnie Rae Burg and husband James; cousin, Charles Jackson, Jr. of Mina, Nev.; cousin, Craig Jackson and wife Serena of Winnemucca, Nev.; cousin, Theora Janis of Reno, Nev. and cousin Christina Janis of Hawthorne, Nev. Other cousins include Kevin Burg, Tysen Burg, Jamie Travis and Shannon Dallas.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at the Mina Care and Share Center. Immediately following the memorial service, all friends and family are invited for refreshments at the Mina V.F.W. Hall.
Carl Richard Holybee
On Sept. 17, 2017, Carl Richard “Dick” Holybee passed away and went to be with his wife of 49 years.
Dick was born to Cecil and Edith Holybee on July 19, 1942, in Bakersfield, Calif. He was 75 years old.
He was a dedicated son, brother, husband, father, and friend.
He is survived by his three children; Jonni, Thomas and Stacy Holybee; his daughter-in-law, Darcie and son-in-law, Dave; his one sister, Doreen Keele and two brothers, Thomas and David Holybee; six grandchildren and one great-grandson. Along with a very large extended family that will miss him dearly.
Dick was a retired ammunition inspector for the military and through that job traveled extensively. He retired in Hawthorne Nevada and eventually ended up living in the Reno/Sparks area until his passing.
While living in Hawthorne he and his wife participated in the local search and rescue team and volunteered with other community activities. He taught a night course for woodworking where he was able to hand down some of his wonderful talents.
His services will be held at the Masonic Lodge, 84 N Lassen St. in Susanville Calif., Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at 1 p.m. There will be a reception following the services.