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"Ruth Ann" Weidenbach

In Memory of "Ruth Ann" Weidenbach (Roskam). Ruth Ann was born to Meta and John Roskam on June 28, 1930, in Wasco. She was the 11th of 14 children. She attended Wasco schools and after graduation,...

 

OBITUARY: Billy Wayne "Bill" Grills

Billy Wayne (Bill) Grills, 84, husband of Nancy Ann (Goldsmith) Grills, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Billy was born in Senath, Mo., to the late Chester Lee Grills and Irene...

 

UPDATED OBITUARY: Danny Howerton

Danny Howerton was born in Dinuba on Feb. 3, 1943, to Harold and Pearl Howerton. His dad died when he was very young, and he was raised by his stepfather, Ed Wagner. Danny graduated from Reedley High School in 1960 and from California State...

 

OBITUARY: Charles L. Patrick

Charlie Patrick was born Feb. 3, 1938 in Altus, Okla. He was raised in Shafter and graduated from Shafter High School. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol; his daughter LeAnne and...

 

OBITUARY: Dixie Lee (King) Crane

Dixie Lee (King) Crane was born on May 8, 1948, to Mary Katherine and Wilson King. She was born in Bakersfield and raised in Shafter where she lived until her death on Nov. 6, 2019. Dixie was married...

 

Death Notices - Oct. 31, 2019

Stanley Oliver Swanson, 86, of Bakersfield passed away Oct. 25 in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Ruth Ann Weidenbach, 89, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 26 in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter....

 

OBITUARY: "Ruth Ann" Weidenbach

In Memory of "Ruth Ann" Weidenbach (Roskam). Ruth Ann was born to Meta and John Roskam on June 28, 1930, in Wasco. She was the 11th of 14 children. She attended Wasco schools and after graduation,...

 

Fidela Garcia

Fidela Garcia passed away peacefully in her sleep on Oct. 20, 2019, at the age of 76. She lived a beautiful life; she is now at peace and forever in our hearts. Mom was born in Edinburg, Texas, to...

 

OBITUARY: Danny Howerton

Danny Howerton, 76, of Wasco, passed away Oct. 14, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, Nov. 17 at Hodels in Bakersfield from 1 to 3 p.m....

 

OBITUARY: Charles L. Patrick

Charlie Patrick was born Feb. 3, 1938 in Altus, Okla. He was raised in Shafter and graduated from Shafter High School. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carol; his daughter LeAnne and...

 

OBITUARY: Billy Wayne "Bill" Grills

Billy Wayne (Bill) Grills, 84, husband of Nancy Ann (Goldsmith) Grills, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Billy was born in Senath, Mo., to the late Chester Lee Grills and Irene...

 

OBITUARY: Fidela Garcia

Fidela Garcia passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at the age of 76. She lived a beautiful life; she is now at peace and forever in our hearts. Mom was born in Edinburg,...

 

Death Notices - Oct. 24, 2019

San Juana Maritnez, 92, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 7, 2019, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Angelina Cuellar de Garcia, 77, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 13, 2019, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Barbara...

 

OBITUARY: Donna Rae Peters

Donna Rae Peters was born May 24, 1937, in El Centro, to parents Victor and Lydia Newfield. She married Douglas Peters on March 24, 1956, in Santa Rosa, and the couple made their home in Shafter,...

 

Death Nortices - Oct. 24, 2109

San Juana Maritnez, 92, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 7, 2019, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Angelina Cuellar de Garcia, 77, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 13, 2019, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Barbara...

 

Death Notices - Oct. 10, 2019

Isaac Eduardo Zavala, infant, of Shafter, passed away Oct. 4 in Bakersfield. Services pending. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Diana Patricia Gamez, 55, of Shafter, passd away Oct. 7 in Bakersfield. Services pending. Basham & Lara Funeral Care,...

 

Death Notices - Oct. 3, 2019

Murlin Blake Witcher, 75, of Shafter, passed away Sept. 17. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Luis Alberto Rosette, 58, of Shafter, passed away Sept. 23 in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Michael M. Lopez, 54, of Shafter, passed away...

 

Death Notices - Sept. 12, 2019

Nelda Maxine McVay, 82, of Shafter, passed away Sept. 2. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter....

 

Terry Neil Lee

Terry was born in Bakersfield on Aug.18, 1954 to Frank and Mary Etta (Stewart) Lee. He was the youngest of nine children, with four brothers and four sisters. Terry was a baby when his father Frank...

 

OBITUARY: Terry Neil Lee

Terry was born in Bakersfield on Aug. 18, 1954, to Frank and Mary Etta (Stewart) Lee. He was the youngest of nine children, with four brothers and four sisters. Terry was a baby when his father Frank...

 

Death Notices - Sept. 12, 2019

Nelda Maxine McVay, 82, of Shafter, passed away Sept. 2. Peters Funeral Homes, Shafter....

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 12, 2019

“Do unto others as you would have Them do unto you.”--The Golden Rule “For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be judged.” --Matthew 7:2 NLT Ah, the golden rule --...

 

OBITUARY: Harold "Hal" Arthur Onsum

Harold "Hal" Arthur Onsum, 62, of Bella Vista, Ark., passed away on Aug. 27, 2019, in his home after battling cancer. He was born in Bellingham, Wash., to Keith and Betty Onsum. He was a devoted...

 

Death Notices - Sept. 5, 2019

Alberto Pelayo Arechiga, 58, of Shafter, passed away in Wasco Aug. 23. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Rebecca Cortez, 24, of Shafter Shafter passed away in Bakersfield Aug. 29. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Jesus Munoz, 71, of Shafter...

 

Terry Neil Lee

Terry was born in Bakersfield on Aug. 18, 1954, to Frank and Mary Etta (Stewart) Lee. He was the youngest of nine children, with four brothers and four sisters. Terry was a baby when his father Frank...

 

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