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Sunday, December 12, 2021
Frank Alvarez
FRANK ALVAREZ February 14, 1942 - December 3, 2021 Frank was born in Bakersfield, California, on February 14, 1942, to Joe and Mary Alvarez and passed away December 3, 2021, in Bakersfield, CA. Frank graduated in 1960 as part of the first graduating class of South High School. Frank... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 12, 2021.
Farnham Judith Ann Pensinger
JUDITH ANN PENSINGER FARNHAM August 18, 1943 - December 1, 2021 Judy was born on August 18, 1943 in Bakersfield, California to James and Lila Pensinger and was raised on her family's ranch in the rural community of Old River. Judy attended Lakeside school, graduated from South High... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 12, 2021.
Friday, October 29, 2021
Harold Almyron Eggleston
HAROLD ALMYRON EGGLESTON August 30, 1932 October 19, 2021 Harold Hal Almyron Eggleston went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Harold was born on August 30, 1932, to Harold Almyron Sr. and Ione Eggleston in Red Bluff, California. He was... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 29, 2021.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Christine Faz
CHRISTINE FAZ (MISS. CHRIS) August 1, 1951 - September 27, 2021 Christine Faz (Gonzales) went home to walk the streets of gold with our Lord on September 27, 2021. Chris was the 10th of 11 children born to Arturo and Rebecca Gonzales. She was the "baby girl" of seven sisters. She... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 21, 2021.
Lydia Trobaugh
Lydia Trobaugh's passing has been publicly announced by Mission Family Mortuary in Bakersfield, CA. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Lydia in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Mission Family Mortuary... Read More
Mission Family Mortuary
Published in Mission Family Mortuary on Oct. 21, 2021.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
David James Davis
DAVID JAMES DAVIS April 21, 1965 October 3, 2021 David (Dave) James Davis, 56, of Bakersfield, California, passed away on October 3, 2021, with his wife holding his hand. He was born April 21, 1965, in Spokane, Washington to Shirley (Kathman) Davis and the late David Lee Davis. David... Read More
Basham Funeral Care - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 17, 2021.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Veronica Ann McCulloch
VERONICA ANN MCCULLOCH August 15, 1969 - September 18, 2021 Veronica Ann McCulloch was born in Bakersfield, CA. on August 15th, 1969 to Ernest Arriola Sr. and Patricia Lamas and passed away suddenly at her home at the age of 52 on September 18th, 2021. A lifelong resident of Bakersfield... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 13, 2021.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Rosemary Guerra Joven
ROSEMARY (ROSE) GUERRA JOVEN August 15, 1945 September 21, 2021 Rosemary (Rose) Guerra Joven, 76, of Bakersfield, CA, passed away peacefully at her home on September 21, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born August 15, 1945, in Houston, Texas to parents Leon D. Acosta... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 12, 2021.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Donnie Odell Mealer
Donnie Odell Mealer's passing has been publicly announced by Basham & Lara Funeral Care in Shafter, CA. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Donnie in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Basham &... Read More
Basham & Lara Funeral Care
Published in Basham & Lara Funeral Care on Sep. 21, 2021.
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Ralph Heinlein
RALPH HEINLEIN November 25, 1947 August 22, 2021 Ralph Heinlein died peacefully August 22, 2021, surrounded by his wife and children. Ralph was born November 25, 1947, in the small rural town of La Junta, Colorado. He was the oldest of three children born to a family that eventually... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 29, 2021.
Friday, August 13, 2021
David A. Worley
DAVID A. WORLEY August 8, 1961 July 29, 2021 David A. Worley 59, passed away on July 29, 2021. He was born on August 8, 1961 to Edward and Sue Worley in Concord, CA. Graduated at South High School in Bakersfield in 1980. After graduation he landed work in the oilfields of Kern County... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 13, 2021.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Pamela Colt
PAMELA COLT 1952 2021 Pamela Colt, at the age of 69, has died peacefully in her sleep at her home. Pamela was born in 1952, lived her entire life in Bakersfield, graduating from South High School. At the age of eighteen, she married her high school love, Jim. Despite their youth when... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 10, 2021.
Friday, July 16, 2021
Kathy Kalson
KATHY KALSON February 18, 1951 June 26, 2021 Kathy Kalson of Bakersfield, passed away June 26th, 2021 at the age of 70. Kathy leaves behind her husband of 45 years, Craig Bolen, son Justin Bolen and wife Carolyn, and granddaughter Araya. She also leaves behind sisters: Jenny Thurston... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jul. 16, 2021.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Russell Kominitsky
Russell Kominitsky Russell Kominitsky, 87, of Bakersfield, CA, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2021, in Bakersfield where he resided for 59 years. Russell was born in Coaldale, near his hometown of Nesquehoning, a son of Nicholas Kominitsky and Julia (Fetsurka) Kominitsky. He... Read More
Published in Times News on Jul. 6, 2021.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Russell Kominitsky
RUSSELL RUSS KOMINITSKY January 20, 1934 - May 25, 2021 Russell Kominitsky, age 87, of Bakersfield, CA passed away peacefully on May 25, 2021 in Bakersfield where he resided for 59 years. Russell was born in Coaldale, Pennsylvania near his hometown of Nesquehoning, PA, the son of... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 24, 2021.
Sunday, June 6, 2021
Russell Kominitsky
RUSSELL RUSS KOMINITSKY January 20, 1934 - May 25, 2021 Russell Kominitsky, age 87, of Bakersfield, CA passed away peacefully on May 25, 2021 in Bakersfield where he resided for 59 years. Russell was born in Coaldale, Pennsylvania near his hometown of Nesquehoning, PA, the son of... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 6, 2021.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Lloyd Henry Norwood
LLOYD HENRY NORWOOD August 17, 1946 - May 21, 2021 Lloyd passed away peacefully with his mother and siblings by his side. Lloyd leaves precious memories of an extraordinary life well lived, for his son Kwame; 4 grandchildren Kihya (David), Malik, Chemari and Chemoni; his 95 year old... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 3, 2021.
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Helen Marie Diedrich Jones
Helen was born to parents who came of age during the Great Depression, causing them to move their lives from Minnesota to California to find work. They landed in Vallejo, CA where her father worked as a shipfitter at Mare Island, repairing ships damaged during the attack on Pearl... Read More
Published in Times Herald Online from May 8 to May 11, 2021.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Helen Marie Jones
HELEN MARIE DIEDRICH JONES December 16, 1944 - April 27, 2021 Helen was born to parents who came of age during the Great Depression, causing them to move their lives from Minnesota to California to find work.  They landed in Vallejo, CA where her father worked as a shipfitter at... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 6, 2021.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Hugh Douglas Lasater
HUGH DOUGLAS LASATER June 24, 1951 - April 22, 2021 Hugh Douglas Lasater was received into glory in the early morning of his 49th wedding anniversary to his beloved wife Beverly. He passed away at home surrounded by his family. Hugh was born and raised in Bakersfield and attended... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 30, 2021.
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Clete Harper
CLETE HARPER 1940 - 2021 It is with heavy hearts and loving grace that we announce the death of Clete Harper on March 7, 2021. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend, and more passed peacefully at his home in the love and care of family after a long battle with... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 3, 2021.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Linda Kemp
LINDA KEMP October 13, 1949 - March 11, 2021 On March 11, Linda (Davis) Kemp, loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother lost her battle with Lupus and peacefully passed away. Linda was born October 13, 1949 in Taft, California to Joe and Carol Davis. After her parent's divorce, Carol... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 18, 2021.
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Jose Frausto
JOSE (Joey) FRAUSTO May 1967- March 2021 Jose (Joey) A. Frausto went to be with the Lord on March 1, 2021. Joey lived in Bakersfield, CA, the majority of his life and attended South High School. After HS, Joey went to work at J&M Construction, where he mastered the art of carpentry... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 7, 2021.
Sheila Kendig
Shelia Rae Kendig January 10, 1944 - February 23, 2021 Sheila Rae Kendig was born in Bakersfield, California on January 10, 1944 to Tom Azevedo and Bonnie Simpson. She graduated from South High School. Sheila had four children: Tracy Subriar, Louis Caton, Tony Caton, Samantha... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 7, 2021.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Caren Preston
Caren Souers Preston November 15, 1951 - December 28, 2020 Caren Souers Preston, age 69, passed away peacefully at home on December 28, 2020. She was born in North Hollywood on November 15, 1951 as Karen Elizabeth Souers and demonstrated her independent spirit early on by changing... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 2, 2021.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Ronald Cribbs
Ronald Ray Cribbs February 12, 1950 - January 26, 2021 Ronald Ray Cribbs went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 26, 2021, at the age of 70. He was born February 12, 1950 in Bakersfield, California to Walter and Freedia Cribbs. He attended South High School, Bakersfield Community... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 16, 2021.
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Selma Sexton
Selma Jean Sexton September 11, 1944 - February 4, 2021 After an unexpected cancer diagnosis in January 2021, Selma peacefully passed away at the age of 76, surrounded by loving family members. Her fun-loving, compassionate soul loved deeply and cared immensely for her family, life-long... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 14, 2021.
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Odie Miller
ODIE CRUCE MILLER March 20, 1945 - October 9, 2020 Odie was born in Tulare, Ca and later moved to Bakersfield with his family. After graduating from the class of 1963 at South High School, he joined the Air Force in 1965 where he served while at the airbase in Danang, Vietnam. After... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8, 2020.
Sunday, September 27, 2020
DONNA SHANE HOPKINS
DONNA SHANE HOPKINS Donna Shane Hopkins' generous and expansive heart, beating since her Valentine-Day birth 77 years ago, 1943, finally gave up trying to cope with all the medical challenges she experienced over the years, including a battle with Covid-19 that she survived. She died... Read More
Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sep. 27, 2020.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Donna Shane Hopkins
DONNA SHANE HOPKINS February 14, 1943 - September 15, 2020 Donna Shane Hopkins' generous and expansive heart, beating since her Valentine-Day birth 77 years ago, 1943, finally gave up trying to cope with all the medical challenges she experienced over the years, including a battle... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sep. 25, 2020.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
DONNA HOPKINS
DONNA HOPKINS Donna Hopkins age 77, passed away at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish, MT on Tuesday September 15, 2020. A private family urn burial will be held at a later date at Whitefish Cemetery. Austin Funeral and Cremation and Burial Services in Whitefish is caring for Donna's... Read More
Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sep. 22, 2020.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Nina Endicott
NINA ENDICOTT September 2, 1947 - August 3, 2020 Nina Geraldine (Edgar) Endicott, affectionately known as "Nana" age 72, died peacefully on August 3, 2020 in Bakersfield, California. Nina was born on September 2, 1947 to Howard Edgar and Pearl Singleton. Nina attended South High... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 12, 2020.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Stephen James Webb
STEPHEN JAMES WEBB September 11, 1948 - August 7, 2020 Steve (nicknamed "The Colonel") passed away on August 7, 2020 due to complications of a stroke. He is preceded in death by his parents Jim and Bea Webb and brother Paul King. He is survived by Sarah Webb, daughter Jennifer... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 11, 2020.
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Melvin Huser
MELVIN LEROY HUSER August 6, 1937 - July 12, 2020 Melvin Leroy Huser passed away July 12, 2020, in Gilbert Arizona, at the age of 82. He was prematurely taken by the "senseless" Coronavirus. Melvin was born August 6, 1937, in Syracuse Kansas, to parents, George and Vivian (Baum)... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 9, 2020.
Monday, August 3, 2020
Joseph John Lencioni
JOSEPH JOHN LENCIONI April 12, 1953 - July 17, 2020 Joseph John Lencioni unexpectedly passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020. He was 67 years old. Joe was born on April 12, 1953. He was the third of seven children and first son born to John and Josephine Lencioni. He grew up in Bakersfield... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4, 2020.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Dana Stockton
DANA PARISH STOCKTON September 30, 1948 - June 23, 2020 On June 23, 2020, Dana passed peacefully at home while comforted by her family and canine companions. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. During her 71 years she touched many lives as a social... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jul. 26, 2020.
Monday, March 23, 2020
Debra Audene Smith
Debra Audene Smith was born on Thursday, October 16, 1952 and passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Debra Audene Smith was a resident of California at the time of passing. Read More
Doughty Calhoun O'Meara Funeral Home - Bakersfield
Published in Tributes.com on Mar. 23, 2020.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Mary Christina Cañez
Mary Christina Cañez April 19, 1943 - January 8, 2020 Mary Christina Cañez was born in Bakersfield, California on April 19th, 1943, the fourth child of Michael and Esther Parra. Mary attended South High School and later became a mother to six children. She bartended over 35 years... Read More
Basham Funeral Care - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 11, 2020.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Terrence Bertram Egland (Terry)
TERRENCE (TERRY) BERTRAM EGLAND November 13, 1944 - December 3, 2019 On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Terrence (Terry) Bertram Egland, loving son, uncle, father, and friend, passed away at age 75. Terry was born on November 13, 1944, in Eastend, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Weber and... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 8, 2020.
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Lynda Sue Christy (Shelton)
LYNDA SUE (SHELTON) CHRISTY December 30, 1943 - October 31, 2019 Lynda was born in Bakersfield, CA to Laurance and Gladys Shelton on December 30, 1943. She passed away on October 31, 2019, with her daughters by her side. Lynda grew up an "Air Force brat" and lived in many different... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 24, 2019.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Diane Beverly O'Dell
DIANE BEVERLY O'DELL February 17, 1946 - November 11, 2019 Diane Beverly O'Dell passed suddenly but peacefully of heart failure on Monday, November 11th. Her friends and loving family have heavy hearts, but rich memories of her kindness, her warmth, her devotion, and the many ways... Read More
Doughty Calhoun O'Meara Funeral Home - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 17, 2019.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Terry Cullum
Terry Lee Cullum November, 17, 1958 - August 2, 2019 Terry was born November 17, 1958 at Loma Linda Hospital in Fontana, CA and lived the majority of his life in Bakersfield, CA. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Johnston, twin sister, Sherry Cullum-Frye, brother, Jeff Cullum... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 6, 2019.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Peter "Pete" Algra Jr.
PETER "PETE" ALGRA, JR. August 24, 1928 - May 26, 2019 With sadness, Pete's family has said "Good-bye" to our Renaissance man, due to Alzheimer's disease. Pete was born in Artesia, California to his parents Peter Algra, Sr. and Anna Algra, immigrants from the Netherlands and dairy... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from May 31 to Jun. 2, 2019.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Wendell West
Wendell Schofield West, 89, of Nampa, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at his home. A Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 18486 Middleton Rd. in Nampa. There will be a viewing at the church prior to... Read More
Nampa Funeral Home
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on May 9, 2019.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Wendell Schofield West
WENDELL SCHOFIELD WEST February 12, 1930 - April 29, 2019 Wendell Schofield West, age 89, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born February 12, 1930, Wendell learned early the value of both thrift and hard work. He graduated from the University... Read More
Nampa Funeral Home
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 8, 2019.
Friday, March 8, 2019
Robert Edward Lathrop
ROBERT EDWARD LATHROP January 9, 1936 - February 28, 2019 Robert Edward Lathrop, 83, was born in Pomona, California, and lived most of his life in Bakersfield. His early childhood was influenced by athletics and by his parents Albert L. Lathrop and Dorothy M. Lathrop of El Monte... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 8, 2019.
Sunday, January 27, 2019
L. Michael Mc Querry
Michael McQuerrey 1947-2019 Michael McQuerrey passed away at the age of 71 on January 21, 2019 after being cared for with the help of Optimal Hospice. He was born in Nebraska but spent his youth in Texas, graduating from King High in 1965. He later moved to California for college... Read More
Kern River Family Mortuary
Published in Kern River Family Mortuary on Jan. 27, 2019.
L. Michael Mcquerrey
L. MICHAEL MCQUERREY 1947 - 2019 L. Michael McQuerrey passed away at the age of 71 on January 21, 2019 after being cared for with the help of Optimal Hospice. He was born in Nebraska but spent his youth in Texas, graduating from King High in 1965. He later moved to California... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 27, 2019.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Paula Jean Fadel
It is with great sadness that the family of Paula Jean Fadel announces her passing on January 15, 2019. Paula is lovingly remembered by her children and their spouses: Amy Summerlin, Kyle and Michelle McAfee, Jamal Fadel and Emma Hale and never forgotten by her four grandchildren... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary on Jan. 16, 2019.
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Helen Marie Galicia
HELEN MARIE GALICIA October 10, 1958 - December 30, 2018 Helen Marie Galicia, 60, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 in Bakersfield. On December 12, 2018, Helen suffered a massive brain aneurysm and was hospitalized over the next 2 1/2 weeks with her family by her side. ... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 6, 2019.
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