John Mace ETHIER

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Passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2014. He was 79. Born in Butler, Wisconsin, John was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Judy Ethier. He is survived by his daughters, Jaci Griffen (Frank) of Manteca, CA and Janet Bays (Jerrell) of Newport Beach, CA. He was a loving and proud "Papa" to Frankie and Nicky Griffen and Jake and Bianca Bays. John earned his degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He began his career at Beloit Corporation eventually following his dream to Memorex Corporation in California. He enjoyed building and flying model airplanes (free flight only!) and gardening. In retirement he became a Master Gardener and spent many hours manning the booth at the Sonoma County fair. He loved his mini dachshunds Gustav, Gretchen and Gustav II. His final years were spent in Southern California cheering on his youngest grandchildren. Private interment will be at Oakmound Cemetery in Healdsburg. Arrangements are being handled by Fred Young Funeral Home, Cloverdale, 707-894-2540.
Published Online in the Press Democrat from May 25 to May 26, 2014
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