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Sunday, November 14, 2021
John Edward Boyles
JOHN EDWARD BOYLES JR. November 30, 1966 November 3, 2021 John Edward Boyles Jr., age 54, passed away at his home November 3, 2021. He was surrounded by his family. In September of 2020, John was diagnosed with a glioblastoma grade four brain tumor. From that moment, his focus each... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 14, 2021.
Sunday, November 7, 2021
Randy Leon Cottengim
RANDY LEON COTTENGIM May 1, 1952 - October 16, 2021 Randy Cottengim passed on October 16, 2021 in Bakersfield, CA. He was born on May 1, 1952 in Hanford, CA to Gloria Darlene Cottengim and William Roger Cottengim. Randy graduated from West High School, and earned an AA degree in Agronomy... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 7, 2021.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Christopher Michael Fraze
CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL FRAZE July 12, 1979 August 3, 2021 Christopher Michael Fraze's earthly assignment ended on August 3, 2021. His leaving was unexpected and, for those he left behind, devastating. Chris entered this world July 12, 1979 with his twin sister by his side. He spent... Read More
Basham Funeral Care - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 24, 2021.
Sunday, August 1, 2021
John Peter Corson
JOHN PETER PETE CORSON February 22, 1961 - July 7, 2021 John Peter Corson, who went by Pete, died July 7, 2021 from a brain injury sustained in an accidental fall. He was 60 years old. Pete was a California native, born in Corning, California and graduated from West High School in... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 1, 2021.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Michael Shinault
Michael Shinault's passing has been publicly announced by Basham & Lara Funeral Care in Shafter, CA. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Michael 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 from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.
Sunday, June 27, 2021
Michael David Shinault
MICHAEL DAVID SHINAULT July 17, 1955 June 18, 2021 Michael David Shinault was born July 17, 1955 to David and Maxine Shinault in San Jose, CA. The young family returned to their hometown of Delano shortly thereafter and David became a Wasco police officer. In 1961, David was killed... Read More
Basham Funeral Care - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 27, 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.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Forrest J. Bingham
FORREST J. BINGHAM December 12, 1924 - April 25, 2021 Forrest J. Bingham, known as "Bing" to friends and "Bud" to family, passed away April 25, 2021, in Clovis, CA, after a short bout with cancer. He had been beloved and respected as patriarch, as well as teacher of Industrial Arts... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2021.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Gregory Donald Lake
GREGORY DONALD LAKE June 30, 1958 - April 16, 2021 Gregory Donald Lake passed away on the evening of April 16, 2021 at the age of 62. Greg's life began on June 30, 1958 at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield. As the youngest of the Lake children, Greg brought immeasurable joy and kindness... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 28, 2021.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Claire Patrick
CLAIRE J. (Veon) PATRICK May 4, 1954 - March 4, 2021 Claire Joan (Veon) Patrick was born to John Edward "Jack" Veon and Friny Mary "Pappas" Veon on May 4 th , 1954 in San Francisco. She was baptized at St. Brendan's Catholic Church, San Francisco. In 1955, at one year of age, Claire... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 18, 2021.
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Jeffrey Cotton
Jeffrey Alan Cotton April 3, 1967 - February 25, 2021 Jeff was born on April 3, 1967, in Merced, CA. His family moved to Bakersfield in 1968, where he graduated from West High School and attended Cal State University Bakersfield. He worked several years for the County of Kern in... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2021.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Susan Cohn
SUSAN LEA COHN June 20, 1952 - November 12, 2020 Susan, 68, was born on June 20, 1952 in Bakersfield to Robert and Betty Cohn. Susan attended local schools and graduated from West High School in 1970. She went on to earn her bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies from CSU Bakersfield... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2020.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Cynthia Fisher
CYNTHIA DIANE FISHER September 9, 1973 - September 27,2020 Cynthia Fisher of Bakersfield passed away on September 27, 2020 after a long battle with Osteosarcoma and Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Cynthia is a graduate of West High School class of 1991. She received her Associates Degree... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 14, 2020.
Sunday, August 30, 2020
Ronald Eugene Sherrill
RONALD EUGENE SHERRILL 1954 - 2020 Ronald Eugene Sherrill was born on January 23rd, 1954 in San Diego, CA to Ginger and Gene Sherrill. Ron graduated from West High School in 1972 and California State, Bakersfield in 1976. Ron married his high school sweetheart, Carol Olson, in Bakersfield... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 30, 2020.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Patricia Elaine Stumbaugh
PATRICIA ELAINE STUMBAUGH August 15, 1949 - July 31, 2020 After a lifetime of faith and devotion to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Patricia Elaine Stumbaugh, 70, was promoted to her heavenly reward on July 31, 2020. Patricia was born on August 15th, 1949 in Bakersfield, California... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 11, 2020.
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Stephen Mark Fraysher
STEPHEN MARK FRAYSHER March 17, 1954 - April 9, 2020 Stephen Mark Fraysher passed away suddenly on April 9, 2020 in a plane accident in Marathon, FL. An adventurer to the end, Steve loved the outdoors. He was an avid wind surfer, water and snow skier, sailor, hiker, boat captain... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jul. 5, 2020.
Friday, June 26, 2020
Michael Jesse Butcher
MICHAEL JESSE BUTCHER May 23, 1937 - June 2, 2020 Michael Jesse Butcher, a man devoted to his family, education and his God, passed on to heaven on the morning of June 2, 2020, shortly after his 83rd birthday. The only child of Mary Allenthorpe, Mike was married to Joyce Butcher... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 26, 2020.
Monday, March 9, 2020
LONNIE ARTHUR WILSON
Lonnie Arthur Wilson died peacefully after a brief illness on March 4, 2020 at the age of 65 years. He was surrounded by his family. Lonnie was born at Mrs. Freise's Maternity Home on October 19, 1954 to Henry and Louise Wilson. He is now with his mother who was a big part of his... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2020.
Friday, November 22, 2019
Gary Stephen Fussel Sr.
GARY STEPHEN FUSSEL SR. September 16, 1950 - November 18, 2019 A funeral service will be held on November 25, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Greenlawn Southwest's Celebration of Life Center, 2739 Panama Lane in Bakersfield for Gary Stephen Fussel Sr., 69, who died in Los Angeles following complications... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2019.
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Paul Wayne Owens
PAUL WAYNE OWENS February 19, 1934 - October 22, 2019 Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Paul W. Owens, 85, passed away early in the morning of October 22, 2019, at Hoffmann House in Bakersfield, California. He was comforted to the end by his loving wife of 64 years,... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 3, 2019.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Vickie Rigby
Vickie Elaine Rigby January 10, 1951-July 31, 2019 Vickie was born in Eureka, CA to Harry and Deanie Rigby; a blond haired, blue-eyed firecracker that even at an early age sought adventure. She attended West High School in Bakersfield, CA and was Vickie Viking, the school mascot... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 22, 2019.
Monday, August 12, 2019
Helen Catherine Terndrup
HELEN CATHERINE TERNDRUP April 15, 1931 - June 30, 2019 Helen Catherine (Cappello) Terndrup of Bakersfield, California, passed away at age 88 on June 30, 2019. Helen was born on April 15, 1931 in Mojave, California, to Lena and Faust Cappello. She was raised in Mojave where she... Read More
Doughty Calhoun O'Meara Funeral Home - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 12, 2019.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Helen Catherine Terndrup (Cappello)
Helen Catherine (Cappello) Terndrup of Bakersfield, California, passed away at age 88 on June 30, 2019. Helen was born on April 15, 1931 in Mojave, California, to Lena and Faust Cappello. She was raised in Mojave where she attended school and helped her immigrant father and Italian-American... Read More
Doughty Calhoun O'Meara Funeral Home - Bakersfield
Published in Legacy on Jul. 24, 2019.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Terrie Lynn Mcgill (Lesko)
TERRIE LYNN MCGILL (LESKO) June 27, 1985 - June 12, 2019 On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, Terrie Lynn Mcgill (Lesko), beloved mother, daughter, sister, and aunt passed away at the age of thirty-three. Terrie was born on June 27th, 1985 in Bakersfield, CA to Dave Lesko and Tanya Bird... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 27, 2019.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
William H. Buys (Billy)
WILLIAM (BILLY) H. BUYS September 4, 1961 - June 11, 2019 Billy Buys was born September 4, 1961 in Corcoran, California to John and Marjorie Buys and entered the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 11, 2019. He was one of six children. Billy and his family moved... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Jun. 18 to Jun. 20, 2019.
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Carmen Cardiel
CARMEN CARDIEL January 19, 1935 - May 26, 2019 Our mother, Carmen, was born to Antonio & Dionicia Dominguez in San Miguel, NM. She relocated to Bakersfield, California at the age of 11. After attending schools in both NM & CA, Carmen graduated from EBHS in 1953. Although... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 1, 2019.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Lydia Dawn Smith
Lydia Dawn Smith July 24, 1955 - April 21, 2019 Dawn was born July 24, 1955, to Robert J. (Bob) and Jane Lackey in Fresno California and moved to Bakersfield in 1966. Dawn graduated from West High School in 1973. She loved theatre, spending time outdoors and had a unique compassion... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 1, 2019.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Leon Peter Shubin Jr.
LEON PETER SHUBIN JR. August 29, 1950 - April 15, 2019 On Monday, April 15, 2019, a truly good man was called home to rest peacefully with God, closely surrounded by his family and friends. Leon lived a fulfilling life as a humble and true servant to his family, friends, and church... Read More
Doughty Calhoun O'Meara Funeral Home - Bakersfield
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 19, 2019.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Ruth Marie Hoover
RUTH MARIE HOOVER May 4, 1926 - April 1, 2019 Our beloved mother, Ruth Marie Hoover, 92, passed into arms of her dear Jesus on Monday, April 1, in Clovis, CA with her daughter, Linda Odell, and daughter-in-law, Connie Hoover by her side. Ruth was a woman of many accomplishments... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 10, 2019.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Elmo Keith Christy
ELMO KEITH CHRISTY March 9, 1954 - March 6, 2019 Bubba passed away peacefully in the arms of his Lord and Savior, surrounded by his loving family. He grew up in Oklahoma but moved to Bakersfield in the fourth grade. He was a member of the Local 460 Pipefitters Union. Keith loved... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 13, 2019.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Brenda Elaine Dixon
BRENDA ELAINE DIXON July 17, 1950 - March 6, 2019 On the evening of March 6, 2019, our Earthly Angel gained her Heavenly wings. Brenda Elaine Dixon was born July 17, 1950 to Loyd and Roxie Grubbs, in Bakersfield, CA. The 1st of 4 children, she started working in the potato fields... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 12, 2019.
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Vincent Liguore
Vincent Charles Liguore January 1, 1955 - Noember 22, 2018 Vincent Charles Liguore passed away peacefully at his home in Lake Oswego, Oregon on Thanksgiving Day after a long illness. He was born New Years Day 1955 in Bakersfield California to Ruby and Tony Liguore. He graduated... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 30, 2018.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Mark Leland Browder
Mark Leland Browder January 18, 1957 - November 27, 2018 Mark Leland Browder was born on January 18, 1957 in Bakersfield, California to Jerald and June Browder (May). On November 27, 2018 Mark was called home by our Heavenly Father. Mark attended West High School, graduating with... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 4, 2018.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Barry Wayne LaFever
Barry Wayne LaFever March 3, 1956 - September 28, 2018 Barry entered eternal life on September 28, 2018. Barry was born in Union City, Tenn., 3 minutes before his identical twin brother Larry. The family moved to Bakersfield in 1964 where Barry graduated from West High School... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 4, 2018.
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Sandra Lindemann Larroque
Sandra Lindemann-Larroque, 33, of Bakersfield, gained her wings on October 26, 2018. Sandra is survived by her Dad, Ronnie Larroque; her son, Kaleb; 4 sisters; 8 brothers; uncles and aunts. Sandra is preceded in death by her mother, Laurie Larroque; uncle Jessie and cousin, Roxanne... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary on Oct. 28, 2018.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Gerald Todd Frost (Jerry)
Gerald (Jerry) Todd Frost 1963 - 2018 Jerry was born on August 7th, 1963 to Lawrence and Marjorie Frost in Bakersfield Ca. Jerry went home to be with the Lord on Sept 22, 2018 after a very short battle with cancer. Jerry is predeceased by his father Lawrence Arthur Frost. He is... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Sep. 26 to Sep. 27, 2018.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Jerry Todd Frost
Gerald (Jerry) Todd Frost 1963 - 2018 Jerry was born on August 7th, 1963 to Lawrence and Marjorie Frost in Bakersfield Ca. Jerry went home to be with the Lord on Sept 22, 2018 after a very short battle with cancer. Jerry is predeceased by his father Lawrence Arthur Frost. He is survived... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary on Sep. 24, 2018.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Richard Eric Taggart
Richard Eric Taggart 1950 - 2018 On Friday, September 14, 2018, Richard Eric Taggart, charismatic and loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 67. Richard was born on November 12, 1950, in Bakersfield, CA to Robert and Ramona Taggart. He graduated from West High School... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sep. 23, 2018.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
James Gilbert Francis
James Gilbert Francis 7/24/35 - 9/14/18 Born on the family farm in Marmaduke, Arkansas, James "Jim" Gilbert Francis learned the importance of love and hard work early on. When his father became ill, he put in his first crop at age 9. He attended Greene County Tech high school and... Read More
Alma Funeral Home & Crematory
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2018.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Anna Marie Folks-Hilton
Anna Marie Folks-Hilton October 11, 1925 - July 26, 2018 Anna Marie Folks-Hilton was born in Pueblo, Colorado on October 11, 1925 to Paul and Winnifred Malcherek. She entered into eternal rest on July 26, 2018. On her 17th birthday, she attended a dance with her sister, Ellen... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jul. 29, 2018.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Matthew Justin McCain
Matthew Justin McCain 1980 - 2018 Private services were held on June 6, for Matthew Justin McCain who passed away suddenly on May 29. He was a lifelong resident of Bakersfield and graduate of West High School. Matthew is survived by his parents David and Gail McCain; sister Michele... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jun. 17, 2018.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Perry Baxter Starkey
Perry Baxter Starkey 1/20/1931 - 4/26/2018 On April 26, 2018, at the age of 87, Perry B. Starkey was called home by his Savior Jesus Christ. Born in Stidham, OK, to Lee and Charlotte U. Starkey, Perry was one of five children.  In 1943 his family moved to Arvin, California. Perry... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 3, 2018.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
James John Kulstad II
James John Kulstad II August 9 1979 - April 8 2018 On April 8, 2018, the La Jolla surf traded their most passionate surfer to shred the pipeline in Heaven. James is a Bakersfield native and attended West High School, Class of '98. His reason to live was for the future of his daughters... Read More
Mission Family Mortuary
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 18, 2018.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Sharon Lee Zuccaro "Polston"
Sharon Lee Zuccaro passed away on March 24, 2018 after a battle with illness. She was surrounded by those whose lives she had impacted the most--her children and grandchildren. Sharon was the second born to Leland Zook & Suzann Kent on August 1, 1949, in Richland, Washington... Read More
Kern River Family Mortuary
Published in Kern River Family Mortuary on Apr. 3, 2018.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Robert Serrano
Robert B. Serrano was born to Roberto and Sara Serrano on March 5, 1957 in Bakersfield, California. Robert went home to be with his Lord Jesus on February 9, 2018. He was known as "Robert", "Bob" and "Bobby" to all that knew him and loved him. Robert grew up in Bakersfield, CA... Read More
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary
Published in Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary on Feb. 10, 2018.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Dennis Gerard Seaton
Dennis Gerard Seaton 1958 - 2018 Dennis Gerard Seaton, beloved husband, father, son, and brother passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, January 14th at age 59. Dennis was born in Bakersfield in 1958 to Donna Seaton Sill and Leonard Seaton. As the oldest of 6 children, Dennis... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 18, 2018.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Pamela Jean Minner
PAMELA JEAN MINNER 1955 - 2017 Pamela Jean Minner was born on October 17, 1955, the first of five children. After a courageous battle with illness, she passed away on December 31, 2017, in Mountain View, California, surrounded by family, and at last in peace. Pam grew up in Bakersfield... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 10, 2018.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Joseph Brown
Joseph R. Brown (Joey) January 10, 1961 - October 20, 2017 Joey was born in Renton, WA to Jim and Pat Brown. He passed away unexpectedly at the young age of 56. Joey moved to Bakersfield on July 14, 1972 with his family at the age of 11. He attended West High School. After high... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 8, 2017.
Friday, November 3, 2017
Michael Shawn Sabol
Michael Shawn Sabol November 8, 1963 - September 30, 2017 Michael Shawn Sabol, 53, of Bakersfield, Ca passed away peacefully in Las Vegas, NV. He was born to Michael and Beverly Sabol. He was a 1982 graduate of West High School. He eventually relocated to Las Vegas, NV and found... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 3, 2017.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Natalie Renay Barrick (Johnson)
Natalie Renay Barrick (Johnson) November 4, 1969 - September 21, 2017 After a protracted battle with cancer, Natalie Renay Barrick (Johnson) passed away on September 21, 2017 at the age of 47. Natalie went with God peacefully while surrounded by loved ones at her home in Bakersfield... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sep. 29, 2017.
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