Richard "Dick" Renfroe
Richard Royce Renfroe, 92, entered into eternal rest on April 23, 2017 in Merced, Calif. He was born Dec. 27, 1924, in Magna, Utah.
Richard was a Navy Tail Gunner in a torpedo plane during WWII. After his service he worked as a crop duster for more than 40 years, starting at Precissi Flying Service, Lodi Calif., and ending with his own business, Renfroe Flying Service in Acampo, Calif.
Christopher "Rudy" Clark
Courtesy Arizona Jackpot
Son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend were a few of the titles that referred to Rudy but the two titles that he cherished the most were dad and grandpa. Rudy was a hardworking man that had a mile long list of accomplishments, from being in the Cowboy Hall of Fame to being one of Arizona’s most prized and appreciated team roping producers.
CHOWCHILLA, CA – Florence Mary (Maddalena) Branco, 86, passed away in Chowchilla April 25, 2017 after a long illness. Florence was born March 24, 1931 at home to Peter and Aurelia Maddalena in Chowchilla. They were proud Swiss Italians. She had three brothers and four sisters.
Our buddy Pete Woolsey, of Dewey, Ariz. passed away April 20, 2017 at home. He was born in Safford, Ariz., April 25, 1940. A gathering of friends will be held at a later date.
Following is a portion of the Spin to Win article “Meet The Roper” piece that ran in 2011. which gives a glimpse of Pete and why everyone thought so highly of him.
Courtesy Spin To Win & WSTR
Michelle Green of Wister, Oklahoma, passed away March 22 in an automobile accident near her home. She was born May 30, 1959, in Walnut Creek, Calif.