Recent Obituaries

  1. Letha M. Force

    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 02:00 AM

    On October 14, 2014, Letha was called home to be with the Lord. She was 88 years old. Letha was born in Cleveland, Oklahoma on July 4, 1926, to Lee and Beatrice Doshier. Letha and her family came to California in the early 1940's where she met and married Lewis M. Force on August 15, 1945. They resided in the Bakersfield area and were married 48 years. Letha was a seamstress and loved doing crafts. She loved John Wayne movies and her family. She was always there if you needed her.

    She is survived by her sons Steve (Sharon), Bruce (Debbie) and her daughter Esther Gonyer, 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren and her beloved dog Bandit. Letha is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years Lewis and three...

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    James Louis Dawson

    James Louis Dawson, 59, of Durango, Colorado, died on Friday, October 17th. He was born to Jess Dawson and the late Pam Kirkland on March 24, 1955 in Bakersfield, California. James' passion lied on the ocean, where he spent a considerable...

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    Daniel Frank Joiner

    Daniel Frank Joiner, 21, was born on November 20 1992 in Bakersfield CA. He passed away on October 10, 2014. Daniel was a beautiful and loving soul whose life was cut short. He is survived by his parents Ed and Cathryn Joiner; two sisters...

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    Tommy Edward Peebles

    Tommy Edward Peebles was born on August 16, 1953, and passed away October 10th 2014 at 2pm in the afternoon in his home with his children at his side. He is preceded by his parents William and Flossie Peebles, and youngest daughter Stacy...

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    Estella Santillano Garza

    Catholic Mass will be held on Wednesday, October 22nd, at 10:00am, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 601 E. California Avenue. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. Estella was born on September 29, 1928 in EL Paso, Texas, and went to be...

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    Evette Odette Rambaud Baker

    Evette Odette Rambaud Baker was born February 29, 1928 to Antoine and Louise Rambaud in Bakersfield and lived in Kern County her entire life. Evette worked in banking for 27 years, at Kern County Bank, Crocker Bank, and one year with Wells...

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    Francisco B. Domingo

    Mr. Domingo, 93, of Bakersfield has passed away peacefully with his wife and children by his side. Married to Salome Montenegro, "TioToto" as he was known, Mr. Domingo was born in the Philippines on April 21, 1921 to parents Jose Domingo...

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    Mary C. Renteria

    Mary C. Renteria was born March 5, 1941 in Bakersfield, California. She was one of two children, born to Antonio Renteria and Lenore R. Aguerria. Mary grew up in Wasco attending St. John's Elementary School and graduated from Wacso Union...

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    Bertram Elmo Saunders 'Sandy'

    Bertram ( Sandy ) was born in Fresno California to Emerald and Beatrice Saunders. He was an only child and the love of their life. He attended Beardsley Elementary and Bakersfield High School where he met and married the love of his life...

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    Dale Stanley Evans

    My wonderful husband Dale Stanley Evans died peacefully at our home in Willow on Sept. 30, 2014. He lost his final battle against cancer after a long and valiant fight. Dale was born in Bakersfield, California March 25, 1941, to Henry and...

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    Gordon E. Wright

    Gordon E. Wright born in 1937 lost his fight to Cancer on October 10, 2014. Gordon's love of farming started as a child working on his family's farm "Wright's Dairy" on Fairfax and Brundage Lane. He went to East Bakersfield High School...

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    Shirley Ann Newman

    Shirley Ann Newman was born in Brooklyn, NY, on May 29, 1919, to Lillian and Arthur Sachs. Shirley graduated New York University with a degree in economics and later earned a master's degree in education. Shirley loved to write. As a child,...

  13. Benny Claude Mouser

    The Mouser family moved to California during the dust bowl in Oklahoma and relocated with the Grapes of Wrath migration, to Shafter in Kern County in 1931. Benny, son of Ted and Ethel Mouser, was born on December 4th, 1931 in Bakersfield,...

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