Obituaries

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    Leonie A. Huston

    Tuesday, Aug 19 2014 02:00 AM

    Leonie A. Huston peacefully passed away surrounded by her family. Mom was born in Malden, MA to Karl and Elsie Oberg. She attended N. Quincy High School in MA where she participated in many service clubs. She was voted the "Most Popular Girl" in 1942 and at the same time met her lifelong friend, Jim Spillane.

    After graduation, she moved to San Diego where she worked and fell in love with Lieutenant Naval Officer, Jack B. Huston. They were married in 1946 and moved to Bakersfield to begin their family.

    Mom spent her young adult years raising four children and also worked part time as a bookkeeper at the many liquor stores they owned. She also volunteered her time at Memorial Hospital's Auxiliary ("Cherry Cherry Girls"), Cub Scouts and...

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    Billy Ray Harrison

    Billy Ray Harrison was born on November 6, 1940 to Elijah and Edna Harrison in Fresno, California. He passed on August 14, 2014 at the age of 73 with his wife, Wanda and granddaughter Breanna by his side. He was preceded in death by his...

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    Gloria Granado Perez

    Our loving mother Gloria Granado Perez passed away peacefully at home on August 13, 2014 at the age of 81. She was born Gloria Blanca Granado on December 22, 1932 in Bakersfield, California the only child of Jose and Carolyn Granado. She...

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    Butch Oldenkamp

    Harold "Butch" Oldenkamp, 55, of Bakersfield, California, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 14, 2014, in his cabin on the shore of Henry's Lake in Island Park, Idaho, of natural causes. He was born February 5, 1959, in Corona,...

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    Mariano Perez Sr.

    Mariano Perez Sr. born to Ricardo Perez and Margarita Hernandez on April 17, 1930 at San Francisco, Coahuila Mexico. He passed away on Friday August 15, 2014 in Arvin, CA surrounded by his family. He is preceded in death by his wife Maria...

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    James (Jim) Cunningham

    James (Jim) Cunningham (73) passed away on August 12, 2014. James was born on April 18, 1941, to proud parents Perris and Fannie Mae Cunningham, in Bakersfield, California. James was the firstborn of ten children. James met the love of his...

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    Eugene Snead Price

    Snead Price was born on July 31, 1933 in Idabel, OK to Ed and Ethel Price. He passed away on August 14, 2014. He was the 5th of six children, Marjorie, Mitchell, Ed, Judy and Mary. Snead's family moved to Bakersfield in 1938 and Snead...

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    Theola Joyce Gardenhire

    Joyce was born in Mangum, Oklahoma to Omer and Irene Helvy. She passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at the age of 86. Theola Joyce was raised on her family's farm in Granite, OK. She came to California in the early 1950s, after her...

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    Ronald 'Ron' Stephen Palmer

    Ronald Stephen Palmer, beloved husband of Joanne Palmer unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Dominic and Barbara Palmer. He grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Highlands...

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    Anthony Alton Barnes-Woodward

    Anthony "Bino" Barnes passed to the arms of the Lord much too soon for his family and friends. A loving son and undeniable friend to all. Anthony will be dearly missed yet never forgotten. Anthony loved fishing, trips to Venice Beach and...

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    Antonio (Tony) Ante

    Antonio Ante (Tony) was born in Galveston, Texas, July 18, 1934 and passed away on August 13, 2014. He was eighty years old. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Southwest Christian Center, 3700 Stine...

  12. Rose Lucy Sarazua Chow

    The family would like to thank family and friends for prayers, cards, flowers, and support through this difficult time. A thank you to Life House and the caring staff who have also been her family for the last 3 years.

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    Kitty Carol Ratty

    Kitty Carol Ratty, 60, of Bakersfield, passed away on August 4 2014. Kitty was born on December 13,1953 in San Diego, California, to Leonard and Mildred MacFadean. Kitty was the youngest of three children. Kitty grew up in San Diego. She...

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