Paul passed away peacefully into his next life on November 19, 2014 and Mara passed peacefully into her next life on March 12, 2015. Paul and Mara loved and were devoted to each other for 52 years. They are survived by their loving children son Joe Hanson of Red Bluff, daughter Kim Thomson (Jeff) of Folsom, son Eric Rhoads (Marnie) of Durham, NC. Paul and Mara leave behind nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. In addition Paul leaves behind his mother Doris Lockness of Folsom, two brothers David Rhoads (Marlene) of Shingle Springs and Ron Rhoads (Jackie) of Yuma, AZ. Mara leaves behind two sisters, Dorothy Lewis (Greg) of Prescott, AZ and Judy Jackson (Bill) of Yuma, AZ. Paul served his country with distinction as a member of the US Navy during WWII and the Korean Conflict. After his service he went to medical school and graduated from UC Irvine and George Pepperdine Universities. Paul and Mara moved from southern California to Folsom in 1962. Paul practiced medicine in Folsom for over 20 years. He touched the lives of so many Folsom residents during those 20 years. He was Chief of Staff at Twin Lakes Hospital, Folsom High School team physician, State and National Director of the California High School Rodeo Association. He was the California Cowboys Association doctor for all of the rodeos held in Folsom. He was "Doc" Rhoads. Mara never left Paul's side. Early and later in his career she assisted him with his medical practice. She also served as State Secretary for the California High School Rodeo Association. When she wasn't working closely with Paul, you could always find her supporting her children's every endeavor. She was an avid bowler, loved cooking, reading and gardening. After leaving Folsom, Paul and Mara lived in Bryan, Texas and Yuma, Arizona. They belonged to the antique car club Vintage Cruisers in Yuma. Mara took home many car shows trophies in her 28 Ford Roadster. Paul and Mara will be greatly missed by their family and friends.