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Jacqueline "Jackie" Stark Gladwill

April 14, 1936---April 19, 2015

Jacqueline Stark Gladwill, passed away on April 19, 2015 at Highland Manor in Fallon. Long time Nevada resident, Jackie was born in Fallon on April 14, 1936 to Clyde Banus and Norma Cecelia Stark. She was raised in Dixie Valley, coming into Fallon at age 8 to live with her grandmother and attend Harmon School. After graduating from Churchill County High School, Jackie moved into Reno where she attended Business College. Upon her return to Fallon she met and married George Gladwill in July of 1955. They moved to Dillon, Montana  for a time, where they had a logging business. Jackie was a homemaker but she also did the company books. She stayed at home until her children were raised before she went to work full time. The family made many moves over the years, they settled in Battle Mountain in 2000. After the death of her husband in 2012, Jackie moved back to Fallon.
Jackie spent her lifetime sewing for her family, she was also an artist and in her spare time she loved to paint.
Preceded in death by her parents; in 2012, her husband of 57 years and brother, Bill Stark. Jackie is survived by her daughters, Nancy and Dave Matzen of Fallon; Deb and Rich Harrison of Battle Mountain; her sisters, brothers and spouses;  Pat Getto; Jo (Bart) O’ Toole of Fallon; Mary (Earl) Skeen; Mark (Karen) Stark; Jim (Adrienne) Stark; Butch (Joyce) Stark ; all of Idaho; sister-in-law, Patty Stark of Arizona; grandchildren, Jennifer Hernandez; Jessica McWherter; Daniel Harrison; Susan Harrison; Channon Toles; David Paul Matzen; 6 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services to be announced at a later date.
The family wishes donations be made  in Jackie’s memory to the Churchill County Museum 1050 South Maine Street Fallon, NV 89406.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, Nevada 89406 775-423-8928

 

 

Arthur Louis Pahl Jr

Arthur Louis Pahl Jr. passed away peacefully at his home the morning of April 9, 2015, after enduring several years of multiple health issues. He was born January 14, 1951 in Great Falls, Montana to Arthur and Patricia Pahl. He was the second of four children. Arthur, known as "Artie" to his family and close friends, was a "jack of all trades" and "master of most"! As a youth in Montana, his varied occupations included paper boy, box boy, pizza maker, logger, and firefighter. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Montana for three years and later earned his B.A. in Social Sciences from Chapman College. Eventually, Art joined the Navy, thinking he would be out to sea. Ironically, he was assigned to the Naval Air Station in Fallon, Nevada — right in the middle of the desert! During his time in the Navy, Art met the love of his life, Toni Herness. They were married in Nevada in 1979 and this year celebrated their thirty-sixth wedding anniversary. Art and Toni had three beautiful children: Abigail Lynne, Peter John, and Joseph Patrick. After Art served in the Navy, he spent a few years as a patrolman for the City of Fallon, but spent over twenty years as a parole and probation officer for the State of Nevada. In addition to his work, Art enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, watching movies, and spending time with his family.  Art's family increased when Abigail married Matt Sherman and later made Art a grandfather to granddaughter Zoe Lynne.  Art is survived by his mother, Patricia (Bob) Starkweather, wife, three children, son-in-law, grandchild, siblings Cathy (Dave) Stebbins, Michael Pahl, and Kelley (Megan) Pahl, and many nieces and nephews. Art was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, Christian and civil servant to the community of Fallon. He was always quick to smile, tell a funny story, and help someone in need.

You will be deeply missed and always loved. 

In Art's own words, "Love you and God bless!"

 

 

 

 

Taylar RoseMary Hutchings

Taylar Rose Mary Hutchings left us on March 5, 2015. Taylar was born in Reno July 3, 2001, she had been a resident of Fallon for her life time.
She was a student at Churchill County Middle School where she was a  Cheerleader and was also involved in the girls  softball program.
Taylar is survived by her parents; Warren and Tiffany Morris and Paul Hutchings; brothers; Nathan and Hunter Hutchings; Cody Morris; sisters. Jamie Kyite; Reece Hutchings and Morgan Morris;  grandparents; Tom and Mary Hutchings; Jeff and Wana Baring; Butch Reddon; great-grandmothers, Sue Hutchings and Loran and Chris Deming.
There will be a visitation of Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 5 to 8 PM at The Gardens Chapel. A Celebration of Taylar’s life will be on Saturday the 14th of March at 1:00 PM at The Gardens Chapel with a pot luck gathering for family and friends to follow at Venturacci Park Gymn
Donations may be made to Fallon Youth Football League Cheer ( FYFL Cheer) at     PO Box 489  Fallon, NV 89407
The family is asking everyone to wear green   
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV 89406 775 –423-8928 www.gardensfuneralhome.com

 

Leland Leroy Paulsen

Leland Leroy Paulsen, life long resident of Nevada passed away in Reno on March 7, 2015. Leland was born in Preston, Nevada on May 9,1925 to Andrew and Leah Paulsen. He attended schools in Sparks, NV. Leland was in the US Army during WWII.
His dream from childhood was to be a pianist. His parents sacrificed so that he would be able to take lessons, but as a young person there was a gun accident and he shot his thumb off, needless to say his piano playing dream was gone. He would still play the guitar and sing on occasion.
He came to Fallon in the late 40’s, after getting out of the service. He helped out on a couple of ranches before buying his own, and he with his wife and later his children spent the rest of their life's raising Holstein  heifers and farming the land. When he retired he started buying and restoring old tractors. He ended up having to build a building to house them all. He was pretty proud of his tractors and would give anyone that showed up a tour of the tractor shed.
His wife, Wilma preceded him in death, as did his parents and two sisters, Janice Capucci and Louise Madsen. Leland is survived by his children; Jeff and Susan Paulsen; Steve and Barb Paulsen; Kristen and Randy Evans; Denise and Bob Turnbow; brother and sister in-law, Marion and Betty Paulsen; brother, Paul Paulsen; in-laws; Jim and Justine McCuller; Jim and Marlene Flowers; Carlos and Elsie Schultz; grandchildren; Lisa and Stan Christy; John and Nikki Evans; Shaun Richardson; Kimberly and Matt Boni; Joshua Paulsen and Phillip Paulsen; Matt and Laura Howard; 8 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Churchill County Cemetery.Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin highway Fallon, NV. 89406 www.gardensfuneralhome.com

 

 

Dolores Jane HughesFebruary 5, 2015

Dolore

Dolores Jane Hughes, a resident of Fallon for 40 years, passed away on February 5, 2015 after a year long battle with cancer. Born May 29, 1929 to James and Bessie Doubek in South Bend, Washington ; she attended Valley High.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Edward M. Hughes. She is survived by her son,  Michael, daughter-in-law Joyce; grandchildren, Whitney (Andrew) Denning; Mathias (Gabriela) Hughes and great-granddaughter, Alessandra Denning; brothers, Robert (Lisa) Doubek; Larry (Mary Jane) Doubek; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Gathering  for family and friends will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 11:00 Am a potluck  to follow at The Gardens.
The family would like you to make donations in Dolores’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society 4600 Kietzke Lane Reno, NV 89002
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV 89406 775 423-8928

 


Gladys Guillory 02272015

 
Gladys B.Guillory passed away peacefully on February 27, 2015 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law in Fallon, Nevada, after a short battle with cancer.
Gladys was born July 9, 1938 in Highbanks, TX. to Jimmy and Bessie Mitchell, she was one of twelve children. She had moved to Fallon several years ago to be closer to her family.
Gladys had a saying, “I live the life I love and I love the life I lived”. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, William Mitchell. Gladys is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Carol Titus of Fallon; sister, Jimmie Johnson; brother; LB Mitchell; 5 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV. 89406 775 423-8928

Frank Gurule 02182015


 
Frank Gurule passed on to Heaven February 18, 2015 at home in Fallon with his wife at his side. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona on October 14, 1936. He has lived in Fallon for 20 years. Frank leaves behind his wife of 49 years Rosalie; a daughter, Francis Mendoza from San Jose, CA.; brothers, Joe Henry of Sun city, AZ.; Jacob of Vacaville, CA.; many nieces and nephews. Frank was very active with the VFW here in Fallon. He was in the Army special forces and served in Korea and Vietnam. After he left the service he finished his training for Master Farrier and taught Master Farrier in the High School and College in Marysville, CA. He willed be missed by many.
There will be no services per his request. His ashes will be taken to Oregon and returned to the Wallow Mountains he loved so.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, NV. 89406 775 423-8928

 


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