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Empty Saddles - Obituaries

Dorothy Mosby, Sept. 18, 1922–Sept. 25, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Dorothy Mosby has passed away. She passed away one week after her 100th birthday.

Martin Thompson, Feb. 3, 1941–Sept. 23, 2022

By Loralee McKoen

Martin Aaron Thompson was born February 3, 1941, to Aaron and Winifred Thompson in Cardston, Alberta, Canada and died on September 23, 2022, at his home in Yoncalla, Oregon at the age of 81.

James Caan (PRCA File Photo)

Courtesy ProRodeo.com

 James Caan, the veteran screen actor known for his work in films such as Sonny Corleone in “The Godfather,” “Misery” and “Elf,” passed away on July 6. He was 82.
 His family released a statement about his death on his verified Twitter account.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jimmy on the evening of July 6,” the statement read. “The family appreciates the outpouring of love and heartfelt condolences and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”
 They did not disclose a cause of death.

Charlene Jespersen

Charlene Jespersen, wife of David Mueller, Hanford businesswoman, and California rodeo champion, died Sunday, July 10, 2022, at her home. She was a secretary for the Hanford Adult High School for 37 years, which accommodated her schedule for co-ownership of Almas Flea Market and her passion for riding.