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Empty Saddles - Obituaries



John Marvin Smalley passed away peacefully at his home in Snelling, Calif., on January 10. He was 79 years old.


Tod Cline of Sparks, Nevada passed away on November 19, 2019 in Fallon, Nevada. Tod was born in Carson City, Nevada on August 26, 1957 to Wayne Cline and Irene Cline (Ryan).


Tom Findlay was born September 14, 1934 in Roseburg, Oregon and went to be with the Lord December 9, 2019 while watching the National Finals Rodeo on television.

SIERRAVILLE, CALIF. – Albert John “Johnny” Roen passed away on October 30, 2019 surrounded by his family. He had a great love of life, family, hard work and told all he had a “great run” in life to the very end.


SALINAS, CALIF. – James Joseph Martins passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019. He was born to Frank and Marie (Ruda) Martins on June 9, 1931. He graduated from Salinas High School in 1949 where he met the love of his life, Sally Wilson. After eloping on July 9, 1949, on his father’s fishing boat, they honeymooned in close quarters as they enjoyed their journey to Mexico.