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Gaileen E. McCoy

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Gaileen E. McCoy, age 79, died at home surrounded by her family, December 18, 2014 after losing her battle with cancer.

Born August 7, 1935 in Oakland, CA to Harry and Marie Davis.

Gaileen grew up in Sutter with her sister Jean Warner, and brothers Harold, and Gary Davis. She attended Brittan Elementary School and graduated from Sutter High School.

She will be especially remembered for her quick wit, practical jokes and love for animals and children. She was happiest when in the outdoors, especially in the sun and water.

Gaileen was a homemaker living in Sutter with her devoted husband Thomas M. McCoy.

Survivors include, son Marc Ockerman, daughter Rebecka Zahnd, three stepchildren Lori Lee, Amy Stafano and Scott McCoy

Ten grandchildren Matthew Gordon, Jonathan Gordon, Myranda Jordan, Brianna Lee, David Lee, Kathleen Lee, Karley Bean, Brandon McCoy, Hillary Stafano and Dillon Stafano.

Seven great-grandchildren MaiSee Gordon, Zachary Gordon, Elisha Jordan, Nolan Jordan, Gordon Lee, Jayden Bean and Mason Bean.

Special thank you to the kind folks at the Marysville Cancer Center and Sutter North Hospice.

A reception celebrating the life of Gaileen will be held April 25, 2015 at 2584 Cedar St., Sutter, CA. All are welcome.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Apr. 17, 2015
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