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This page is dedicated to members who live on in our memories
 

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Mike Cobel

Jane Stanley

Mike & Janet Gould

Bill Mueller

 Tom Learned

 

Noland Adams

             

     

Elaine McKenzie

Dori Honig

Ken Cleek

Jack Stanley

 

 

 

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Mike Cobel
July 19, 1952 - October 29, 2014






Mike's Artic White 1998 Coupe
 

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Jane Stanley
March 9, 1946 - June 15, 2015

You will be missed by family and friends

Jane at some club events - click thumbnails to enlarge

     
     
     
   
     
   


From the Mountain Democrat Newspaper

Jane Simonsen Stanley, a resident of Rescue, Califomia, passed away Monday,
June 15, 2015 nRoseville, Califomia after a courageous two year struggle
with cancer.

She was bom to Chris Simonsen and Bernice Pearson Simonsen on March 9,
1946 nAstoria, Oregon, the second of three daughters.

The family resided in nearby Knappa, Oregon and Jane graduated from Knappa
High School and attended Clatsop College.

She began a 15 year career with Chrysler Corp in Portland and soon transferred
to the San Francisco oflice to enjoy the wonderful California sunshine.

She subsequently worked in interior design, banking, and finally as the director
of the San Mateo County/Redwood City Chamber of Commerce Leadership program
for many years.

In 2001 Jane and her husband Jack relocated to Rescue where she resided until Born: March 9'1946
her passing Death: June 15' 2015

Jane enjoyed water skiing until her knee sidelined her at age 67, and is known
to have worn out several boats. She and Jack spent many happy hours touring
in their motor home, and she was a member of the El Dorado County Food Preservers, two RV clubs, and the Cameron Park Corvette Club.

She is survived by two sisters, Betty Paronen (Carl), Susan Aberle (Steve),
her husband Jack as well as her two, much loved, Mini-Schnauzers, Joey and
Jessie.

There will be a memorial service Wednesday, June 24,2015 at the Green
Valley Mortuary, 3004 Alexandrite Dr., Rescue, CA 95672.

Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

   

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Michael Allen Gould
March 21, 1943 - February 13, 2018

Janet Elaine Gould
June 3, 1946 - July 24, 2015

You will be missed by family and friends

Although Janet and Mike were not members when Janet left us, they withdrew from the club for health reasons.
They remained members in spirit


 

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William "Bill" E. Mueller Jr.
October 23, 1948 - October 5, 2015

Beloved Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Friend
 

Bill was a good friend to the Cameron Park Corvette Club. He served as Treasurer, and was always willing to help anybody in need. Among his many cars he had a C5 ZO6, and participated in many club events. Bill was an active volunteer in many areas including the Fleet Reserve Association, the Model A club, CHP Senior Volunteer, as well as an active parent and husband.




Young Seaman Bill



A collage of pictures of Bill's life



Memorial Service



From the Mountain Democrat



Bill as a Senior CHP Volunteer



As can be seen, Bill was an active volunteer in many local organizations




Bill & Carol at the CPCC Christmas Party 2014



Christmas Party 2012 - The flash seems to make Bill blink, but he sure looks happy

 


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Tom Learned
April 25, 1940 - July 5, 2016

Beloved Husband, Father, Friend
 

Tom and Judy were married for more than 50 years. His children's names are Tom Jr., Matt, and Leslie Tomich.

When Judy became ill Tom took care of her everyday, by himself for 10 years or more. Never complained or looked for praise or accolades. It was an honor to get to care for her in his eyes.

Outside of the club, they both were employees of Lucky's. He was a head meat cutter (manager) and she was a store manager, the second female to make store manager. Daughter Leslie would always introduce herself as Tom and Judy's daughter when she was growing up. They were Tom and Judy. Not Tom Learned or Judy Learned, Tom and Judy. They were a pair.

He was kind, generous, caring, funny.  He loved camping, water skiing, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, sprint car races, making beer, cooking meat of all types.  He loved fine whiskey and scotch. He loved jokes. He loved his neighbor. He loved God.

Most of all he loved his family.

Tom went to the Corvette museum after Judy passed away in October of 2011.

He was diagnosed with bladder cancer stage 3, but shortly thereafter stage 4 in the first few month of 2015. Leslie never heard him complain or feel sorry for himself. He was proactive in his medical plan. He did anything and everything the doctors asked of him. He was out of bed on the day of surgery, ready to go, ready for recovery.

In March of 2016 he had back pain, found out in May the cancer had progressed into his bones.

Godspeed Tom



Tom & Judy



Tom with Tom Jr., Matt, and Leslie



Tom liked to fish and was good at it



Tom waiting to start the Placerville Christmas Parade
 


Tom with the CPCC group at after-parade snack



Tom's 2003 Anniversary Convertible at the National Corvette Museum - note the CPCC jacket



At the Jack Daniel's distillery



Same trip - obviously Tom was proud of the gas mileage his Corvette was getting



At the 2013 Ryde Hotel lunch run.  Tom had the top down, hence the jacket and cap

 


Tom celebrating Peggy Sue's surprise 50th birthday party

 


Tom at a club Christmas party



Tom at the March birthday lunch at the Union Pub in Volcano in 2015


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Noland Adams
January 18, 1933 - January 18, 2017
 

Wallace “Noland” Adams, age 84, passed away at home on his birthday, Jan. 18, 2017. He was born in 1933 in French Camp, Calif., to Lester and Eula Maye (Blackerby) Adams. He was a Korean war veteran.

Noland loved his wife, Mary, almost as much as his Corvettes. He was a renowned Corvette expert, historian and author. He was inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame in 2003. He was also known for his great sense of humor.

Noland was loved by everyone and adored by his family. He is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Kimberly Adams, Martin Adams, Elaine Knecht, John (Debbie) Phillips and Lorraine (Kelly) Gastaldi; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren (with more to come). He was preceded in death by his brother, Lloyd “Lane” Adams.



 

 

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Elaine Crissie McKenzie
August 16, 1943 - June 27, 2017


 

Newer member and good friend of Bob and Mary Graham.


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Ken Cleek
November 14, 1960 - March 13, 2020


 

Ken's dad was in the Air Force and Ken was born in Tokyo, Japan on November 14th 1960. Ken graduated from high school in 1978. He worked as a car salesman in his early 20's and started roofing in his mid 20's. He worked for several roofing companies, the last being Bob Jahn's roofing. Ken was highly regarded in the roofing industry as a someone you could rely on, hardworking, and would always go above and beyond for his customers. Of course he did everything with a smile! He was married March 3, 1991 and had 3 children; his oldest son passed away at the young age of 27. He was an amazing grandfather and loved showing pictures and telling stories about his adorable granddaughter. Ken had many hobbies --- too many to list. He loved the outdoors and was often seen on his boat and camping on the weekends. Spending time with his family and numerous friends was very important to him. Most recently he had bought himself a drum set and started to learn to play. He was getting pretty good. The Corvette Club was his favorite "hobby". He loved going to meetings and Saturdays at Cars and Coffee with the guys. Ken was a great son, husband, father, papa, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend. Ken joined the Cameron Park Corvette Club in May 2012 and served as President in 2018. Ken also hosted many runs and car shows for CPCC in his seven years with the club. Ken was a one-of-a-kind human being and Sandra said she was blessed to have been married to him for 29 years. And we are blessed to have have known him too!

 

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Jack Stanley
1943 - 2020

 

Jack Stanley was born in 1943 in Oakland CA. Jack spent his early life in Gabbs Nevada where he graduated with a football scholarship to Utah State. Following his graduation from Utah State he enlisted as an officer in the Army and served time in Vietnam.

Jack started his career with Chrysler following his military service as an internal auditor. His initial responsibilities with Chrysler included both delivery of and/or repossession of vehicles. He spent 37 years with Chrysler, retiring in 2004 as the the Head of Chrysler Financial West Division.

Upon his retirement, Jack and his wife Jane relocated from Redwood City CA to Rescue CA where they continued to live for the last 16 years. The couple enjoyed spending time traveling in their motor home and spending time boating on the Sacramento Delta. They held membership with many clubs including, but not limited to, the Cameron Park Corvette Club and the Alfa Motor Home Club.

Jack was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May of 2019 and continued to battle the effects of the disease following a lengthy chemotherapy program.
 
He continued to fight valiantly to overcome his ailment when he passed at his home surrounded by loved ones on June 2nd, 2020.

Jack is survived by his son Kelly, three grandsons, and four great grandchildren.


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