Obituary: Victor T. Pulsifer |

Obituary: Victor T. Pulsifer

A Celebration of Life will take place Thursday, Oct. 26 for Victor T. Pulsifer, who died Oct. 23, 2000, at Washoe Medical Center, Reno, Nev. He was 71.

Mr. Pulsifer was born Aug. 7, 1929, at San Francisco, Calif., to Benjamin and Mary (Henderson) Pulsifer. He married Judy Veth Aug. 7, 1999, at South Lake Tahoe. Mr. Pulsifer had been an educator in Yuba County for 35 years, 15 of which were as Yuba County Superintendent of Schools. He had owned a home at South Lake Tahoe for 28 year and had been a permanent resident for the past 11 years. He had been a member of the Association of California School Administrators, County Superintendent of Schools Association and the YMCA as well as the Lions Club in Marysville, Calif. He loved sailing, RVing, traveling and his grandchildren. He also enjoyed woodworking

Survivors include his wife, Judy M. Pulsifer of South Lake Tahoe; sons, Tech. Sgt. Richard T. Pulsifer, USAF of Biloxi, Miss., Lt. Col. Benjamin F. Pulsifer USAF of Apollo Beach, Fla., and John J. Veth of Granite Bay, Calif.; daughters, Victoria J. Garofalo of Colusa, Calif., and Cheryl A. Garlick of Oakland, Calif.; brother, Richard Koler of Point Piper, Australia; cousin and her husband, Andi and Jerry Dedo of Placerville, Calif.; and 15 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Jean Ann Pulsifer in 1992, and his brother, Benjamin Pulsifer in 1991.

Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. and A Celebration of Life will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, both at Carson Valley United Methodist Church in Gardnerville, Nev. Interment will be at Eastside Memorial Park in Minden, Nev.

Memorials have been established with The Special Education Program, c/o Madeline Brown, Yuba County Office of Education, 928 14th St., Marysville, CA 95901.

Arrangements are by FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville.

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