Deborah A. Coffland

Deborah A. Coffland

Deborah Ann Morgan Coffland went home to Jesus on July 7, 2018, after a year-and-a-half battle with cancer. She was born in Du Quoin, Ill., on Jan. 13, 1948, to William and Virginia. She is survived by her daughter Dana (Michael) Nelson of Ridgecrest; her . . . Read Full Story >>

Delores ‘Dee’ Clarke

Delores ‘Dee’ Clarke

Delores “Dee” Clarke passed away June 29, 2018, in San Bernadino. Dee was born May 17, 1923, to Robert Roberts and Irene Giordani in Los Angeles. She grew up and graduated from high school in Los Angeles. She married Floyd “Bud” Marker in 1941. They . . . Read Full Story >>

Helen C. Davis

Helen C. Davis

Helen Davis passed away in Ridgecrest on May 22, 2018, at age 99. She lived independently until age 97. Born Sept. 7, 1918, in Duluth, Minn., she was a 1937 Duluth Central High School graduate and a graduate of the Duluth Business School. Always quick . . . Read Full Story >>

Marion Morrison

Marion Morrison

Marion “Mike” Morrison died June 27, 2018. He was born Aug. 3, 1951, in Oxnard to Junior Oscar Morrison and Elizabeth L. Wallace Morrison. After attending Burroughs High School Mike served in the United States Army. He returned to California in August 1974 and had . . . Read Full Story >>

Charles Humphreys

Charles Humphreys

On June 27, 2018, Charles Humphrey passed away after a short battle with cancer. He was 87. Charles was born in Tiffin, Ohio, to Theta and Claude Humphreys. He moved to California 1942 and lived in the Los Angeles area, where he was in a . . . Read Full Story >>

George Gallup Silberberg

George Gallup Silberberg

George Gallup Silberberg died with his beloved wife Priscilla by his side on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his home in Ridgecrest, California. He was 93. George was known by many in the Indian Wells Valley as he was a pioneer at China Lake. He . . . Read Full Story >>

Nina Marie Lane

Nina Marie Lane

On Sunday July 8, 2018 Nina Marie Lane passed away due to complications from heatstroke. She was 81 years old. Nina was born April 9, 1937 in Ottawa, Kansas to Howard and Rena Curtis. She moved to Ridgecrest, California in 1974 when her husband, Robert, . . . Read Full Story >>

Ann E. Wilson

Ann E. Wilson

After a long, hard-fought battle with ovarian cancer, Ann Elizabeth Wilson peacefully left this world to join the Lord on June 21, 2018, at the age of 64. She was under excellent care at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, where she had worked as an ICU registered . . . Read Full Story >>

Don L. Winter

Don L. Winter

Don Leroy Winter was born Aug. 15, 1937, to Leroy Winter and Mary Adelaide Brashfield in Selma, Ala. His father died when he was 17 months old. Shortly after that, they moved to Missouri to live with family. In 1943 his mother married Harry Shelton . . . Read Full Story >>

Bernard J. Winterly

Bernard J. Winterly

Bernard Jay “B. Jay” Winterly passed away with his family by his side June 14, 2018, due to medical complications at the age of 67. Jay was born May 31,1951, in Patuxent River, Md., to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Joseph Winterly, the third child in . . . Read Full Story >>

William T. ‘Bill’ Doremus

William T. ‘Bill’ Doremus

William Thomas “Bill” Doremus, age 81, passed away at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on June 11, 2018, having suffered a stroke a few days earlier. Bill was born Aug. 10, 1936, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy seven days after his 18th birthday. . . . Read Full Story >>

Rosalyn F. ‘Rose’ Read

Rosalyn F. “Rose” Read died June 7, 2018. Retired after 25 years at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, she was a nurses’ aide on B Wing. Rose loved her new babies and their moms. She enjoyed reading, fishing and deer hunting with her husband, George. She is . . . Read Full Story >>

Kathleen Ernie Scarbrough ‘Kathy’ Armstrong

Kathleen Ernie Scarbrough ‘Kathy’ Armstrong

Kathleen “Kathy” Armstrong of Ridgecrest died Monday, June 4, 2018. She was 92. Born Dec. 2, 1925 in Marietta, Okla., she had lived in Ridgecrest since 1954. Kathy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Kenneth Armstrong. Kathy and Ken came to the Indian . . . Read Full Story >>

Markam F. ‘Mark’ Stenger

Markam F. ‘Mark’ Stenger

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our father Markam Fuller Stenger, 75, of Orlando, Fla., on May 1, 2018. He was born in Placerville Jan. 17, 1943, to Viola and Leonard Stenger. He grew up in Grass Valley, Calif., where he . . . Read Full Story >>

Betty J. Blackmon

Betty J. Blackmon passed away on March 16, 2018, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital from complications of pneumonia. She was 85. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m., in the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel, 216 S. Norma St., Ridgecrest. She . . . Read Full Story >>

Jack L. Kavanagh

Jack L. Kavanagh, 82, of Keokuk, Iowa, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, Mo., following a brief illness. He was born May 16, 1936, in Keokuk to Dayle and Irma Rockenbach Kavanagh. He married Marla Collier on October . . . Read Full Story >>

Barbara Jo (Britt) Heide

Barbara Jo (Britt) Heide, 59, passed away on May 6, 2018. She was residing in Laughlin, Nev., at the time of her passing. At this time, the cause of death is unknown and is under investigation. Barbara was born on Jan. 1, 1959 in Cincinnati, . . . Read Full Story >>

Loxie Darlene ‘Toby’ Chesney-Cram

On April 14, 2018, Loxie Darlene “Toby” Chesney-Cram went home to the Lord. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Toby is survived by her current husband Robert Cram, son Joe Chesney, daughter Darlene Chesney, and grandson Joshua Chesney. She was preceded in . . . Read Full Story >>

James Lee Cronkhite

James Lee Cronkhite, age 84, died at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital in Ridgecrest on June 10, 2018. The cause was heart failure. Born July 29, 1933, in Indiana, he always loved a journey, and his desires and military career took him to 100 countries before he . . . Read Full Story >>

Jerilyn A. Johnson

Jerilyn A. Johnson

Jerilyn Ann Johnson, born April 16, 1945, was welcomed into God’s arms on May 28, 2018. She was 73. A longtime Ridgecrest resident, she will be remembered as an outgoing and caring woman who truly enjoyed nothing greater than being in the company of family . . . Read Full Story >>