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3312 Niles St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
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Frank M. Sterling


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Frank M. Sterling Obituary
Frank M. Sterling November 4, 1925 - August 22, 2013 Frank M. Sterling, 87, passed away in the early morning on August 22, 2013, after a lengthy illness. He was born and raised in Bakersfield, Ca and graduated from East Bakersfield High School. Frank served in the U.S. Marines and upon returning he worked for the Santa Fe Railroad and then the Stewart Electric Supply Co. from 1952 to 1988. After his retirement, Frank became very active in the Kern County Mineral Society for 20 years until his health prevented him from participating. Frank is preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Mary Sterling; sister, Lucille; son and former wife, Louella Sterling. He is survived by his wife, Lavonia Sterling; sister, Faye Williams; step-daughters, Dorothy Brumbach and Marcielle Grimes (Eldon); two granddaughters, a grandson, two great granddaughters and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held by Pastor Pete Baker on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fairfax Assembly of God ( 1408 Marion Drive). Private Services will be held shortly after at the Historic Union Cemetery for Frank's final resting place. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC) located at 6501 Truxtun Ave. Bakersfield, Ca 93309. For additional information, please contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200. Basham Funeral Care www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 24, 2013
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