Life Tributes for the week of 12/11/18

George T. Starcevich M.D.

George Tony Starcevich, M.D. passed away Dec. 4, 2018 surrounded by his family at home in Janesville, California. Dr. Starcevich was born in 1929 in Ronald, Washington to Anton and Mary Starkovich, of Lic, Croatia.

A graduate of Renton High School, he went on to earn a BS from Seattle University, and an MD from the University of Washington. George completed residencies in general and thoracic surgery and practiced for many years in California and Washington.

After retiring from the practice of surgery, he practiced primary care until he retired at the age of 86.

George Starcevich is survived by his wife, Janet; children, Sarah, Juliana, Katherine, Paul, and Ana; step-children, Mary and Mike Anderson; and a niece, Vicki Butko Lazor. George was predeceased by his parents and siblings Mary, Joe, John and Anne.







Lorna Sloan
Oct. 22, 1934-Nov. 25, 2018

Lorna Sloan, 84 years old, died of natural causes in Red Bluff, California on Nov. 25, 2018.

She is survived by her two sons Louis Dee Freemyers and John Robert Sloan, both of Susanville; grandson, Ryan Freemyers, of Sacramento; sisters, Polly Jackson, of Red Bluff, Bernice Younger, of Redding, and Carmela Tulacz, of Green Valley, Arizona. She also had many nieces and nephews whom she loved and adored.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Mary Schaaf; brother, Marin Schaaf; and sister, Elizabeth Hanson.

Lorna has been a part of this community for more than 60 years.

Lorna started her career in dentistry in the late 1950’s with Dr. McCoy in Susanville. She later went to work for Dr. Seaward also, of Susanville. She finished her career at California Correctional Center working under Dr. Conners in the dentistry department where she meet many life long friends.

Lorna loved to travel the world with her family and friends, going to Japan, Philippines, Mexico, Hawaii, Italy, and Costa Rico. She also enjoyed spending time in her home which she loved very much.

Lorna was a two time breast cancer survivor.

A private ceremony will be held at a later date for family and close friends. In lieu of flowers you can donate to the American Cancer Society.