Funeral Notices

Funeral services for July 27

Services pending

Hector H. Gutierrez, Sr., 71, Bakersfield, July 26. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Stanley Oscar Hutchison, 92, Bakersfield, July 26. Mission Family Mortuary.

Dorothy H. Warren, 89, Bakersfield, July 26. Greenlawn Funeral Home.


The Californian provides free listings of pending services using information supplied by local mortuaries. Services scheduled...


Local Spotlight

Longtime elementary school teacher Gina Boles dies


Gina Boles, a longtime teacher at Endeavour Elementary School, was the kind of educator administrators wanted instructing their children.

Deanna Clarke, a former Endeavour principal, even joked she considered moving Boles to a higher grade each year to ensure she taught Clarke's son throughout elementary school.


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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 Notices can be placed online at Place Your Ad.

Refund Policy: Notices placed are nonrefundable for any reason.

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