Empty Saddles

Empty Saddles - Obituaries

Dale Horn

Dale Horn, 70, of Caldwell, Idaho, passed away peacefully on February 4, 2023. Dale was born in Salinas, Calif., then moved to California’s Central Valley, where he worked as an Account Manager for over 30 years. Dale loved rodeos, team roping, singing country songs and playing basketball. He also loved spending time with family and friends and will always be remembered for his many talents and kind-hearted soul.

Steve Naillon, 1960-2023

  Stephen (Steve) Charles Naillon was born in the O’Connor Hospital on June 10, 1960, in San Jose, California to George and Janet Naillon. He passed away on February 9, 2023, at the age of 62 after a long battle with colon cancer. Steve lived most of his childhood in the Bay Area before moving to Auburn, California in 1970. He landed his first job at the age of 15 working for Nate Hilmick of Meadow Vista doing underground construction. Steve attended school, played football, rode horses, and eventually graduated from Placer High School.

Bill Cresta, Apr. 5, 1928 - Dec. 9, 2022

Bill died peacefully at his ranch with his beloved wife Jane and daughter Lisa at his side. Bill was a successful businessman who owned and operated Pioneer Auto Parts in Santa Rosa for over 30 years.

Shaun Hadley, March 22, 1959–October 24, 2022

VALLEY SPRINGS, CALIF. – Shaun Hadley passed away October 24, 2022, at his home in Valley Springs after a three-and-a-half year battle from a stroke. He was 63.

Kevin Kent

The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader

Kevin Don Kent of Modesto, California, passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones on September 20, 2022 at the age of 57.