Obituaries

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    Maria 'Cuca' Velasquez

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 02:00 AM

    Maria "Cuca" Velasquez was granted her angel wings-July 23, 2014. Maria celebrated a full life and is survived by her five loving children: Terri Delgado, Mary Rugnao, Tony Velasquez, Nick Velasquez and Angie Fernandez-Velasquez along with their spouses, Ampelia Velasquez, Maria Velasquez, and Hugo Fernandez. "Cuca" is survived by many of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Maria "Cuca" fought a good fight. She will always be remembered as a passionate and humble person with all her family members. She was so sweet and had a beautiful smile with a natural love and kindness she always displayed. Maria was admired by children for her tireless energy; nothing seemed to slow her down. We will miss those Sunday chats and always quick to...

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    Linda Ann Frick

    Esteemed mother, sister, sister-in-law, and aunt, Linda Ann Frick passed away after a valiant fight with cancer, surrounded by her family and friends. Linda was born in Bakersfield, California to Margaret Ann Janes Frick and Kenneth E....

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    Gilbert CASTLE

    A service to celebrate the life of Gilbert Howard Castle Jr. will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014 at Greenlawn Southwest Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hoffmann Hospice, 8501 Brimhall Road,...

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    Irene Amanda Burt

    Irene was born and raised in Bakersfield, California. She passed away at home on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the age of 100. She was married to Roy A. Burt (now deceased) with whom she had three children. She was a homemaker who loved the...

  5. Tony Torres

    He was preceded in death by Julie (wife) parents Ruth, Santiago Torres and brother Henry Martinez. Survived by Richard Nolen (son) Susan Hernandez. Brother Vincent (Carmen ) Torres , sisters Carmen Garcia Santa Clara Ca, Mary Ulloa San Jose...

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    Breanna Miller

    Breanna was called to heaven on July 11,2014. She was known for her bold, funny personality, free spirit and contagious laugh. She was loved by everyone around her. She was a compassionate and caring wife, mother, daughter, sister and...

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    Tommy Ray Sanchez

    Tommy Ray Sanchez, 51, was born May 14, 1963 in Bakersfield to Carlos Jr. Sanchez and Maurice Dominguez. He is preceded in death by both parents. He is survived by his wife Shondraya Medina, two sons Carlos R. Medina-Sanchez and Christopher...

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    Doris Taylor Coffey

    Doris Taylor was born on August 19, 1915 to James Ernest Taylor and Annie Michael Batson in Beinville, Louisiana. She passed away at home in Bakersfield July 17, 2014. As a young woman she excelled in high school. Upon graduation the...

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    Ronald 'Ron' Afton Watkins

    A Life Well Lived Ronald "Ron" Afton Watkins was born in San Francisco, California on February 27, 1934, and passed away peacefully at home on July 19, 2014. Ron relocated to Bakersfield at the age of 11 with his mother and sister. He...

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    Evelyn Ella Schiller Walker

    Evelyn was born in Pittsville, WI on January 15, 1922 to Max Schiller and Elsie Werth Schiller. She went to be with our Lord and Savior on July 18, 2014. Evelyn married W.C. "Bill" Walker in 1939 in Wisconsin and moved their three sons Al,...

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    Frank Lugo Sr.

    Frank was born and raised in Wasco. He was married to the love of his life, Sally for 57 years. They made Wasco their home and went on to raise their 3 children. Frank was the proud owner of Central Valley Body Shop and paint store between...

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    William Dean 'Bill' Cassel

    William Dean "Bill" Cassel, 69, born on October 30, 1944, in Los Angeles, California, passed away on July 9, 2014, at home in Bakersfield, California. Bill grew up in Fullerton, California, where, as a child, he discovered his love of...

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    Ruth (Deuerling) Barker

    Ruth was born Ruth Inez Thomas on July 23, 1923 in Lexa, Arkansas, to Calvin Lee Thomas and Garnie Elizabeth (Brown) Thomas. Ruth spoke fondly of her teenage years in Des Arc, Arkansas, where she met her life-long friend, Buvetta Pitts. She...

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