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Funeral services for Aug. 28, 2014

Services scheduled

Mary Lee Hoggatt, 88, Bakersfield, Aug. 27. Mass at 10 a.m. Aug. 30, Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Greenlawn Funeral Home.

Mark Ortiz, 60, Wasco, Aug. 18 in Wasco. Rosary 9:30 a.m. with Mass at 10 a.m. Aug. 29, St. John's Church. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco.

Nathaniel "Nate" Parker, 54, Bakersfield, Aug. 24. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 2, Basham Funeral Care; funeral...

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Local Spotlight

Couple married almost 62 years die four hours apart

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Married for almost 62 years, Don and Maxine Simpson didn't let death keep them apart for long.

The two died within four hours of each other July 21 at the home of one of their granddaughters, where they'd spent their final days side by side. He was 90 and she was 87.

"They did a lot of amazing things" together,...

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Funeral Notices

The Bakersfield Californian provides a free death listing (No Services or Services Pending) and a paid death listing (Services Scheduled), using information provided by local area mortuaries.

The in-depth notices that are published daily are paid obituaries and remembrances, available to families and the general public; these listings must be purchased by 3 p.m. Monday - Friday to be published in the next day's paper.

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Notices placed by 2 p.m. Monday - Friday will publish on the next applicable publication date. Notices received after 2 p.m. on Friday - Sunday, will be published in Tuesday's newspaper. Photos can be emailed to obitphoto@bakersfield.com. Notices can be placed online at Place Your Ad.

Refund Policy: Notices placed are nonrefundable for any reason.

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