Mary Ann Wright Santerre

03/29/1940 - 01/03/2015 Obituary
Mary Ann Wright Santerre, 74, of Trona passed away on Saturday January 3, 2015, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital after battling cancer. Mary was born March 29, 1940, in Redfield, South Dakota. Mary attended Trona High School, lived in Bakersfield for numerous years, returning to Trona in 2007.
Mary was a mother, grandmother, and friend to many. She really enjoyed caring for and spending time with her nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. Mary was the store manager of Modern Way Market in Bakersfield for many years before retiring. She will be greatly missed.
Mary is survived by her husband Paul Santerre; son, Chuck Brill; daughter, Lisa Cleaver; stepsons, Shawn Santerre and wife Shannon, Eric Santerre and wife Catherine; sisters, Sandy Yglesias and husband Jose, Sally McKenzie and husband Ron; brother, Bill Wright and wife Debbie; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 10th, at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 613 E. Church St., Ridgecrest. Mary will be laid to rest at the Trona Cemetery.
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, 2015
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