Fred Hammontre, 61, of Dobbins died Jan. 11, 2006, at Rideout Memorial Hospital in Marysville.
Born in Saginaw, Mich., he was a Yuba-Sutter resident since 1999.
He was a professional horse trainer for 45 years.
He was a member of the Yuba-Feather Historical Association, the Oregon House-Dobbins Community Center Foundation and the International Arabian Horse Association.
Survivors include his wife, Susan L. Hammontre of Dobbins; a son, Matthew Hammontre of Houston, Texas; two stepsons, Craig Brandol of Redding and Jeremy Brandol of Union City; his mother Nel Hammontre of Newaygo, Mich.; three brothers, Pete Hammontre of Dobbins, Tom Hammontre of Rio Rancho, N.M., and Bob Hammontre of Michigan; two sisters, Peggy Ellis of Kingwood, Texas, and Jane Etterman of Newaygo, Mich.; and one grandchild.
Donations may be made to the Gold Country Trails Council, P.O. Box 753, Cedar Ridge, CA, 95924; or the Dobbins-Oregon House Community Improvement Foundation, P.O. Box 302, Oregon House, CA, 95962.
Services: A celebration of life is scheduled at 1 p.m. Jan. 28 at Lake Francis Grange Hall, 10775 Texas Hill Road, Dobbins. Arrangements are under the direction of Lipp and Sullivan Chapel in Marysville.