Jeffrey Earl Cameron

Jeffrey Earl Cameron

Jeffrey Earl Cameron, all-around good guy, passed away at home in Prescott Valley, Ariz., of natural causes on April 16, 2016. Memorial services were held April 26. He is survived by his wife of five years, Holly Rose Cameron of Prescott Valley, Daughter Cierra Jean . . . Read Full Story >>

Rick Jens Jensen

Rick Jens Jensen

Rick Jens Jensen, age 59, passed away suddenly April 23, 2016, in Ridgecrest. Jens was born June 21, 1956, He served in the Air Force for four years, worked at the Tooele Army Depot for 10 years and retired from civil service in China Lake . . . Read Full Story >>

Margaret R. (Shafer) Knapp

Margaret R. Knapp, née Shafer, died April 21, 2016, in Palmdale. Her memorial service is scheduled for Friday, April 29, 1 p.m., at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Reverend Wesley Elmore of Ridgecrest United Methodist Church will officiate. Margaret was born July 14, 1928, in Jonesboro, . . . Read Full Story >>

Dr. Richard P. Karoll

Dr. Richard P. Karoll

Dr. Richard Paul Karoll, born Jan. 15, 1932, died on April 15, 2016. The distinguished obstetrician-gynecologist and pathologist served the Ridgecrest area for more than 40 years. He also served with honor as a flight surgeon and FA-86 pilot during the Korean War. He is . . . Read Full Story >>

Maxine Miller Shepherd

Longtime Ridgecrest resident Maxine Miller Shepherd, 79, died of natural causes at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital April 9, 2016. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the H. K. Holland Memorial Chapel in Ridgecrest. Internment will be at Desert Memorial Park . . . Read Full Story >>

Ardelle Marie Mollerstuen

Ardelle Marie Mollerstuen (née Miller) of Ridgecrest passed away at home on Saturday, April 9, 2016. A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church on Thursday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Mark Brynestad will officiate. Arrangements are by Holland & Lyons Mortuary. . . . Read Full Story >>

Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Hignite

Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Hignite

Kenneth Hignite of Bear Valley Springs passed away peacefully April 3, 2016, at Hoffman Hospice after complications of pneumonia. He was 75 years young. The wake will be held at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel in Ridgecrest on Friday, April 8, from 6-8 p.m. The . . . Read Full Story >>

Herbert Francis Swader

Herbert Francis Swader

Herbert Francis “Herb” Swader, Sr., died on April 1, 2016, at his home in Ridgecrest. He was 93 years of age. He was born to Herbert J. Swader and Violet M. Mcdonald on Nov. 5, 1922, in Ontario, Canada. His grandfather was a tool and . . . Read Full Story >>

William D. ‘Bill’ Stein

William D. ‘Bill’ Stein

William D. “Bill” Stein, 93, of Ridgecrest passed away March 28, 2016, at West Los Angeles Veterans Home. A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at Voss Chapel in Seymour. Ind. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery with full military . . . Read Full Story >>

John A. Irving

John A. Irving, 66, of Ridgecrest, Calif. passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, April 2, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held, but the time and location are unknown at this time. John was born Sept. 23, 1949, in Muskogee, Okla., . . . Read Full Story >>

Bess Groves

Bess Groves

Bess Groves passed away at her home on April 1, 2016. She was 77. She touched the lives and hearts of everyone who knew her, and will be dearly missed. A celebration of her life was held April 7 at Crossroads Community Church. Following the . . . Read Full Story >>

Bryan Wayne Long

Bryan Wayne Long passed away on April 5, 2016, at the age of 44, following a stroke. Services will be Saturday, April 9, 2 p.m. at the Ridgecrest United Methodist Church, 639 N. Norma St. A reception following the services will be held at the . . . Read Full Story >>

Andrew J. Bergens

Andrew J. Bergens

Andrew Joseph Bergens passed away at his Ridgecrest home on March 24, 2016. He was 92. Services were held at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Andy was born May 29, 1923, in Harmarville, Penn. After graduating from Oakmont High School in 1941, he went to work . . . Read Full Story >>

Dennis P. Welcome

Dennis P. Welcome

Dennis Palmer Welcome, M.D., died at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., early on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. He was 79. Visitation will be at Holland & Lyons Mortuary, 216 S. Norma St., on Friday, April 1, 6-8 p.m. His funeral service will . . . Read Full Story >>

Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Moreno

Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Moreno

Rudolph “Rudy” Moreno passed away in Ridgecrest on March 23, 2016. He was 84. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m. at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. The viewing starts at 10 a.m. followed by a Rosary at 10:30 a.m. and . . . Read Full Story >>

Tauline E. Baker

Tauline E. Baker

Longtime Ridgecrest resident Tauline Elizabeth Baker passed away March 7, 2016, from natural causes at her home. She was 76. A memorial service will be held in her honor at a later date. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. A resident . . . Read Full Story >>

Bernice Pooley

Bernice Pooley

Bernice Pooley, 92, resident of Ridgecrest, passed away on March 10, 2016 of natural causes. She was born one of 15 children to Jacob and Minnie Bender on Nov. 4, 1923, in Harried, S.D. A family graveside service will be held at Mt. Owen’s Cemetery, . . . Read Full Story >>

Les Saxton

Les Saxton

Les Saxton passed away at his Ridgecrest home on March 12, 2016. He was 75. A memorial service will be held at the United Methodist Church of Ridgecrest on April 2 at 11 a.m., with a reception following in the church social hall. In lieu . . . Read Full Story >>

Diana Lynn Love

Diana Lynn Love

Diana Lynn Love joined the angels in heaven on March 7, 2016. Everyone who met her adored her. Her exuberance for life was infectious. Diana was born in Santa Maria on June 11, 1963, the only daughter of Robert A. Hagelberg (deceased) and Jean Overholser. . . . Read Full Story >>

Jean Elizabeth Lewis Burke

Jean Elizabeth Lewis Burke

Jean Elizabeth Lewis Burke passed away at her Ridgecrest home on Feb. 29, 2016. She was 72. A memorial service will be held in her honor at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1031 S. Norma St., on Saturday, March 19, at 11 . . . Read Full Story >>