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Empty Saddles - Obituaries

Fred Coffinger

G. Fred Coffinger, 81, peacefully passed away at his home in San Tan Valley on May 1, 2023. Fred was born on January 31, 1942, in Phoenix, the eldest of three sons of Gene and Dorothy Coffinger, both well-recognized school teachers in the Madison School District.

Reg Freeman

KLATHAM FALLS, OREGON – Rega D. Freeman was born June 2, 1947 in San Luis Obispo, Calif., to Rega and Maryallice (Susie) Freeman.

Larry Mahan

Courtesy of PRCA

ProRodeo Hall of Famer Larry Mahan, arguably the biggest superstar in rodeo history, passed away on May 7. He was 79.

Charlotte Hackamack

By Toni Hackamack-Martinez, daughter

  WATSONVILLE, CALIF. – Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, she will bring laughter wherever she goes. That was Charlotte Hackamack born January 25, 1937, in Freedom, California to loving parents Charles and Minnie Hoover. Charlotte was the baby of the family spoiled rotten by her two older brothers and sisters and adored by her parents who often said “Let the little thing do what she wants!” 

Butch Littrell, Oct. 22, 1941 - Feb. 2, 2023

  WOODLAND, CALIF. – Jonas Paul Littrell, “Butch,” 81, passed away unexpectedly on February 2, 2023, surrounded by his family.