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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.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Richard Edward Wybel
RICHARD EDWARD WYBEL June 2, 1954 September 2, 2021 Richard E. Wybel was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 2, 1954 and he was 67 when he passed away suddenly from heart disease on September 2, 2021. Richard arrived in Bakersfield when he was 8 years old, at the end of a weeks-long,... Read More
Rose Hill Funeral Home & Burial Park
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 17, 2021.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Roberta Rudnick Parson
ROBERTA RUDNICK PARSON November 12, 1946 - August 30, 2021 People were always drawn to Roberta, who was beautiful inside and out. She was confident, to-the-point, and tough without claiming to be. She was proud of her Jewish heritage and her family, and especially proud of her four... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sep. 8, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, February 10, 2021
David Lazenby
David Keith Lazenby September 21, 1957 - January 29, 2021 David was born in Fresno, CA. to Wayne and Mary Lazenby, moving to Bakersfield when he was two years old. He graduated from West High School before attending college in Texas. David retired from Southwest Airlines. David... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 10, 2021.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Louisa Marvin
Louisa "Lisa" Burke Marvin (DeAnda Culbertson Renich) June 22, 1950 - January 28, 2021 Lisa Renich passed from this earth into Jesus' loving arms on January 28th with her loving husband Jerry and beloved dogs by her side after an 8-year battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She came... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 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.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Roberta Henry
Roberta Henry August 15, 1941 - October 21, 2020 Roberta Leah Henry was born August 15, 1941 in New Jersey. Bert was the first person in her family to graduate from college, earning a degree in physical education from East Stroudsberg Teacher's College in Pennsylvania. In 1965,... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 27, 2020.
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Marie Gordon
MARIE H. GORDON March 4, 1941 - October 8, 2020 Marie was born on March 4, 1941 in Leigh, Lancashire, England to Henry and Mary Hindley. She went to be with the Lord peacefully on the evening of October 8, 2020 after battling ovarian cancer. Marie is survived by her daughters... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 25, 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.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Leslie Carole "Lesli" Allen
LESLIE "LESLI" CAROLE ALLEN May 1, 1958 - October 26, 2019 Leslie "Lesli" Carole Allen passed away peacefully on October 26th, 2019 in San Diego, CA after complications from a very short battle with cancer. Her daughter and son were by her side during her passing. Lesli and her... Read More
Benedict-Rettey Mortuary & Crematorium
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 6, 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.
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Patricia Morrison Oliver (Patty)
Patricia (Patty) Morrison Oliver October 23, 1955 - September 27, 2018 Patricia (Patty) Morrison Oliver of Roseville, California passed away in Newport Beach on September 27th after a ten year battle with cancer. She was born in Casper, Wyoming on October 23, 1955 to Robert and... Read More
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 14, 2018.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Patricia Morrison "Patty" Oliver (Morrison)
Patricia (Patty) Morrison Oliver of Roseville, California passed away in Newport Beach on September 27th after a ten-year battle with cancer. She was born in Casper, Wyoming on October 23, 1955 to Robert and Phyllis Morrison, currently of Newport Beach. Patty graduated from West High... Read More
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Oct. 13, 2018.
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Ronald Patrick Louderback
Ronald Patrick Louderback 5/2/1964 - 9/28/2018 Ron Louderback passed away peacefully after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Barbara, his two sons Tyler and Ryan, his father Richard Louderback, sister and brother in law Debi and Don Goforth, and several nieces, nephews... Read More
Higgins Chapel
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 7, 2018.
Ronald Patrick Louderback
Ronald Patrick Louderback May 2, 1964 – Sept. 28, 2018 Resident of Antioch Ron Louderback passed away peacefully after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Barbara, his two sons Tyler and Ryan, his father Richard Louderback, sister and brother in law Debi and Don Goforth, and... Read More
Higgins Chapel
Published in East Bay Times on Oct. 7, 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.
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