Nicolaus, Harms & other related Families: Obituaries, Death Notices, & Headstones.
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Sac Bee Sat 17 Oct 1970
STILLWELL - In Sacramento, Oct. 16, 1970, Lola C. Stillwell, wife of Edward; mother of Mildred L. Stahlman, Virginia E. Nordgreen, Edward G. and Franklin S. Stillwell; sister of Hazel Shepard; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. In MOUNT VERNON CHURCH OF THE VALLEY, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks. Interment Mt. Vernon Memorial Park. A MOUNT VERNON SERVICE. Remembrances to Heart Fund.

Sac Bee Mon 6 Dec 1971 B10
NICOLAUS - In this city, Dec. 5, 1971. Elizabeth Myrtle Newberry Nicolaus, wife of the late Louis Nicolaus, mother of Louis H. Nicolaus of Sacramento, Earl D. Nicolaus of Seattle Wash., George C. Nicolaus of Sacramento, Melvin C. Nicolaus of Sacramento, Wayne A. Nicolaus of Sacramento, and the late Margaret Nicolaus. Sister of the late William Newberry, Harriet Mayer and Ella McBride. Leaves 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. A native of San Francisco, aged 87 years. Friends are welcome at the LAND PARK CHAPEL OF HARRY A. NAUMAN & SON, 4041 Freeport Blvd. Until 12 noon Tuesday. Funeral, private.

Sac Bee Tue 7 Dec 1971
Private services for Elizabeth Myrtle Newberry Nicolaus, 87, an 80-year resident of Sacramento who died Sunday, will be conducted by Harry A. Nauman & Son, 404 Freeport Blvd.
The widow of Louis T. Nicolaus, she was a native of San Francisco. Mrs. Nicolaus was a member of the Lauralane Chapter No. 529 of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
  She is survived by sons, Louis H., who operates the Nicolaus Optical Co.; George C., Wayne A., Warren K. and Melvin E., all of Sacramento, and Earl D. of Seattle; daughter, I. Niki Holm of Santa Rosa; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Sac Bee Mon 13 DEC 1971
SHEPARD - In Sacramento December 10, 1971 Hazel K. Shepard. Beloved wife of the late Edmund L. Shepard; loving mother of Mrs. Edna F. Chadburn of Palo Alto and Mrs. Mary Geach of Sacramento; grandmother of Mrs. Judith Alford of Lancaster, Calif. A native of Elverta, aged 80 years. Friends are invited to attend memorial services at the East Lawn Chapel 43rd & Folsom Blvd, Tuesday at 10 am. ANDREWS & GREILICH SERVICE.

The Register, Napa CA Mon 25 Dec 1972 p2A
Harold E. Harms
  Funeral services under the direction of Treadway and Wigger Funeral Chapel are pending for Harold E. Harms, 76, who died Sunday at a local hospital after a long illness.
  Survivors include Mrs. Thelma Harms of Yountville, his wife; and Dr. Vernon Wall of Lake Tahoe, a step-son.
  Mr. Harms was born in Sacramento Jan. 19, 1896, a son of Henry and Maud Harms. He was educated in Sacramento and was married to Thelma E. Groue in 1948 at Reno, Nev.
  He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Veterans of World War I, Native Sons of the Golden West, American Legion and the United Rescue Grange.

Sac Union Sat 28 Jul 1973
Alvin Lloyd Wait
Funeral services under the auspices of Three Pillars Lodge No. 613 Free and Accepted Masons, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the East Lawn Chapel, 43rd Street and Folsom Boulevard for Alvin Lloyd Wait who died Thursday (July 26) at age 77.
  Wait lived in Sacramento most of his life, moving here from Elverta before his first birthday. He worked as a salesman for 40 years with the William A. Rapp Co.
  Wait was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Fort Sutter American Legion Post.
  He is survived by his wife Laura, and brother, Kenneth Wait of Elverta.
Burial will be at East lawn Mausoleum.

Walla Walla WA Thu 20 Sep 1973
Roy Capps
Roy Russell Capps, 75, of Route 5, Box 33, died in a local hospital yesterday afternoon.
  Born September 14, 1898, in Campbell, Texas, he has been a resident of this area since 1965. A veteran of World War I, he had served with the U.S. Army.
  He was a member of Grant Farmer Post No. 992, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of Marcus Whitman Barracks, No. 135, , Veterans of World War I.
  He is survived by his wife, Helena, at the home; a sister, Mrs. Goldie Feinberg, of Oakland Calif.; two stepsons, Walter B. Pascoe of Walla Walla and James D. Pascoe of Sacramento, Calif.; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, one niece and one nephew.
  Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m.

Sac Bee Wed 1 Oct 1975 A7
Minnie N. Manley
Private services and entombment were scheduled today for Minnie Nicolaus Manley, 83, a lifelong Sacramento resident who died Monday in a local convalescent hospital.
  She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Omar Manley, a former Sacramento stagehand and retired movie projectionist; daughters Cledith Forbes and Delores Schweizer, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
  Funeral arrangements for the native of Plymouth were made by the George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers.

Sac Bee Mon 8 Nov 1976Tatterson
TATTERSON, Elva Sophie - In Sacramento, November 6, 1976. Aged 68 years. Loving wife of John D. Tatterson of Sacramento. Beloved mother of George Tatterson of Hollywood, Stanton Tatterson of Sacramento, John Tatterson Jr., of Folsom and Gerald Tatterson of North Highlands. Beloved sister of Helena Capps and George, Earl, Charles and Lester Nicolaus all of Sacramento. Also survived by five grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend services Wednesday, November 10, at 2 p.m., in MOUNT VERNON'S CHURCH OF THE VALLEY, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks. Internment MOUNT VERNON MEMORIAL PARK, will be private, A MOUNT VERNON SERVICE. Lester Nicolaus

Sac Bee Wed 2 Aug 1978
NICOLAUS - In this city, August 1st, 1978, Lester J. Nicolaus. Beloved son of the late Lena and John Nicolaus of Elk Grove. Loving brother of Helena Capps, Charles Nicolaus, Earl Nicolaus, and George Nicolaus, and the late Lawrence and Henry Nicolaus and Elva Tatterson. A native of Sacramento, aged 75 years. Friends are welcome at the N. G. CULJIS AND SON CHAPEL OF THE VALLEY, 1525 Alhambra Blvd until 6:00 p.m., Thursday, and are invited to attend the graveside service on Friday, 2:00 p.m. at the Elk Grove Cemetery. Memorials preferred to American Cancer Society.

Sac Bee Wed 17 Jan 1979 G7
Wendel Kerth NicolausWK & MD Nicolaus
Memorial services for Wendel Kerth Nicolaus, co-founder of mens clothing store in his native Sacramento, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in St. Clement's Episcopal Church in Berkeley. Inturnment will be in the family plot in Sacramento City Cemetery.
  Nicolaus died Monday in Berkeley where he had lived since leaving Sacramento.
  The co-founder of Robert Kirk's Men Clothes belonged to the University Club, Rotary Club, Grid Club in San Francisco, Claremont Country Club and Berkeley Tennis Club.
  Surviving are his wife Margaret D.; son Wendel Nicolaus Jr.; daughter Polly Nicolaus; brother Edward Nicolaus; sisters Mary Stephens, Betty Grey and Jeanne Caywood, all of Sacramento, and one grandchild.
  The family requests that any remembrances be sent to the American Cancer Society.
Albert Brown Mortuary in Oakland has charge of arrangements.

Sac Union Wed 17 Jan 1979 A11
Wendel Nicolaus
Services will be held Thursday for Wendel Nicolaus, 74, a native Sacramentan, who died Monday (Jan. 15) in Berkeley.
  Mr. Nicolaus, a second-generation Sacramentan, was reared here and attended area schools before moving to the Bay Area. In 1939, he cofounded Robert Kirk Ltd., a clothing store, and was a member of several Bay Area organizations including the San Francisco Rotary and Grid clubs and Berkeley Tennis Club. He last resided in Berkeley.
  Survivors include his wife Margaret; son Wendel Nicolaus Jr.; daughter Polly Nicolaus; brother Edward Nicolaus; sisters Mary Stephens, Betty Grey and Jeanne Caywood, all of Sacramento, and one grandchild.
  Services will be at 2:30 p.m. in St. Clements Episcopal Church at 2837 Claremont Blvd., Berkeley. Burial will be in the family plot at the Sacramento City Cemetery.
The family prefers remembrances be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Sac Bee Tue 24 Jul 1979 B2
Roy F. Bazlen
  Memorial services for Roy F. Bazlen, co-owner of an optical dispensing firm, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Land Park Chapel of Harry A. Nauman and Son, under the auspices of Tehama Masonic Lodge No. 3.
  The Sacramento native and descendant of early Sacramento settlers died Friday at age 52.
Bazlen was co-owner and general manager of Louis H. Nicolaus Optical Co., dispensing opticians, and was instrumental in the firm's expansion to Sacramento.
  He was a past president of the California Dispensing Association and was a board member of the American Board of Opticianry, Northern California Society for the Prevention of Blindness, the National Academy of Opticiany and the Guild of Prescription Opticians of America.
  He belonged to the Executive Association of Sacramento, Lions Club, Tehama Masonic Lodge, Sacramento Scottish Rite Bodies, Ben Ali Temple of the Shrine, Sutter Club, the Del Paso Country Club, Navy League and the del Oro Tennis Club.
  The graduate of the University of California Berkeley, was active with Troop 1 of the Boy Scouts and took part in other civic activities.
  A World War II veteran, Bazlen served with the Navy in the Philippines.
  Bazlen leaves his wife Marcy; son Gary N.; daughter, Lynzie Bazlen; and mother, Stella Strauch Bazlen.
  The family request that any remembrances be sent to the Fairytale Town Memorial Fund. Park Drive and 16th Ave., Sacramento, 95818, or the Northern California Society for the Prevention of Blindness, 4200 California St., San Francisco, 94118.

Sac Bee Sat 7 Apr 1980 pA13
Gladys Nicolaus
Memorial services are scheduled Monday in Monterey for Gladys Nicolaus, 80, a native Sacramentan who lived in Carmel for the last 30 years.
  The former Sacramentan, who died Thursday in Carmel, is survived by her sisters, Edna Nicolaus Desmond and Vera Nicolaus Flint.
  The family requests that any remembrances be sent to a charity of donor's choice. The service will be at 4 p.m. in the Farlinger Funeral Home.

Sac Bee Wed 4 Feb 1981Geo. W. Nicolaus
, George William, in this city, February 2, 1981. Loved brother of Earl Lewis Nicolaus of Yountville, Charles R. Nicolaus, and Helena Capps of Sacramento. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A native of California. Aged 86 years. At the family's request no funeral services were held. Internment private. N. G. CULJIS AND SON, funeral directors.

Sac Bee Tue15 Jun 1982Earl Nicolaus
Earl L. Nicolaus
Graveside services were held Wednesday in Elk Grove Cemetery for Elk Grove dairyman Earl Louis Nicolaus.
  Mr. Nicolaus, 88 died Sunday in Yountville. The native Sacramentan was in business for 60 years with Nicolaus Brothers.
  He was a 50 - year member of the Elk Grove Odd Fellows Lodge and also belonged to Barracks 216 of the Veterans of World War I.
  Mr. Nicolaus leaves his sister, Helena Capps, and brother, Charles E., both of Sacramento.
Arrangements were by N. G. Culjis and Son.

Sac Bee Thu 17 Jan 1985
Omar Delno Manley
Funeral services were held Wednesday for Omar Delno Manley, who died Monday in a Sacramento Hospital.
  Mr. Manley, 93, was a retired projectionist of Local No. 252 and a gold-card holder of Local No. 50 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees for more than 60 years.
A Sacramento County native, Mr. Manley also was a stagehand during the heyday of vaudeville at the old Clunie Theater with such celebrities as Al Jolson, Jack Benny, and George Burns and Gracie Allen, whom he often hosted at his home.
  Mr. Manley was married to the late Minnie Nicolaus. He is survived by daughters, Delores Schweizer of Tiburon and Cledith Forbes of Sacramento.
  The family requests that any remembrances be made to the Sutter/VNA Hospice Program at Sutter Memorial Hospital.
  Arrangements were by East lawn.

Sac Union Sun 7 Jul 1985 A14
Edna N. Desmond
Services will be held Tuesday for Edna Nicolaus Desmond, 89, a native and lifelong resident of Sacramento County, who died Saturday (July 6).
  Mrs. Desmond was a housewife all her adult life. She was a member of St. Patrick's Home Guild and the Holy Cross Missionary Group. She was born in Franklin and attended Holy Rosary Convent in Woodland.
  Her late husband, Earl D. Desmond, was a former assemblyman and state senator from Sacramento. He represented downtown Sacramento in the Assembly from 1934-44 and the 19th Senatorial District from 1944 until his death in 1958.
  Mrs. Desmond was a descendant of area pioneers. Her father, Louis H. Nicolaus, was founder and first president of the Buffalo Brewery, and a portion of her grandparents' family home is now the Old Spaghetti Factory on J Street.
  She is survived by three sons, Richard F., Louis N. and Michael J. Desmond; three daughters, Mary Sweigert Mastalski, Denise Franzoia and Clare Lagomarsino; one sister, Vera Flint; 35 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.
  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Gladys Nicolaus.
  Friends may call at the W. F. Gormley & Sons Chapel, 2015 Capitol Ave., and may attend services at 9:30 a.m., hence to St. Mary's Church where Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Monday in St. Mary's Church.
  The family requests that memorials be made in the form of donations to the charity of the donor's choice.

Sac Bee Fri 22 Nov 1985
TATTERSON, John D. In Sacramento, November 20, 1985. Aged 84 years. Area resident 50 years. Loving husband of the late Elva Tatterson, beloved father of John D. Jr., of Folsom, Gerald R. of North Highlands, George J. of Los Angeles, and Stanton J. of Fair Oaks. Survived by five grandchildren, two nieces and three nephews. Friends may call at MOUNT VERNON MORTUARY, 8201 Greenback Lane, Thursday, 5 - 9 PM, and Friday, 9 AM - 9 PM, and may attend Services Saturday, November 23 at 11 AM in MOUNT VERNON'S CHURCH OF THE VALLEY. Interment MOUNT VERNON MEMORIAL PARK will be private.

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