MAUDIE HERMETET Maudie Hermetet, age 97, of Los Molinos, CA passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Brentwood Skilled Nursing Facility. Maudie was born to William and Lydia Van Houte on August 11, 1915 in Clearwater, Idaho. In 1935 she married George W. Shields of Eureka, CA together they had 4 children. They divorced in 1958. In 1964 she married Don Hermetet, he passed away in 2002, then in 2007 at the ripe old age of 91, Maudie married Howard Jessup, they were very happy until his passing in 2008. Maudie's passion was entering the county fairs, she won many ribbons over the years for her pies, breads, preserves and pickles. She also enjoyed gardening and writing poetry. She also wrote a cookbook and book of poems. She was a member of Los Molinos Methodist Church and Eastern Star, and volunteered for the
, Hope Chest Thrift Store, and Tehama Museum. Maudie is survived by son William A. Shields (Joyce) of Pensacola, FL, daughter Lucretia Betts of Dairyville, daughter Lynn Bierk (Dennis) of Flournoy, and son James E. Hermetet (Linda) of Hampstead, NH, grandchildren Scott and Keith Shields, Renee Mejia, Gina Serrano, Sherry Benson, Staci Bjerk and Brad, Greg and Andrew Hermetet, also 10 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren. In addition Maudie is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 28th at 10:30am at Hall Brothers Mortuary in Corning. Internment at Tehama Cemetery with lunch immediately following at LM Masonic Hall. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the
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Published in Daily News from Nov. 17 to Nov. 27, 2012