Obituary: Rebecca Alice Tyler

Obituary: Rebecca Alice Tyler

Rebecca Alice Tyler, or Becky Wade as most may have known her, rested peacefully with her daughter by her side holding her hand as she breathed her last breath on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the age of 60. A memorial service will be held . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Lawrence E. Hartley

Obituary: Lawrence E. Hartley

Wonderful father, grandfather and father-in-law, Lawrence Edwin Hartley, was promoted to Heaven on April 10, 2014, at the age of 87. Services will be held on Wednesday, April 16, at 1 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ridgecrest. He was born to Laura (Way) . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Richard Neil Piroli

Richard Neil Piroli passed away suddenly on Friday, March 21, 2014, in Outlook, Wash., at the young age of 48. There will be no service. Richard will be laid to rest beside his Grandfather Hollander in Glendale, Calif. Richard, known as Winnie to his friends, . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Alan Alpers

When Alan Alpers died on March 26, 2014, he left his family, the Historical Society of the Upper Mojave Desert and the community of Ridgecrest suffering a profound sense of loss. Although Alpers was still not quite 54 years old, he had packed a lot . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Jack Snyder

Obituary: Jack Snyder

Longtime resident of Ridgecrest and Havala, Calif., Jack Snyder passed away March 1, 2014, at the age of 87 years. Internment will be at the National Cemetery at Arvin on March 21 at 12:45 p.m. A Celebration of Life is planned for March 22 at . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Margaret Stokes

Obituary: Margaret Stokes

Margaret Stokes was received into Our Lord’s open arms on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edmundo and Eliza Gallegos and sisters Rose Cronin and Celine Skinner. She is survived by her loving husband and our loving father, Richard . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Richard David Joyce Sr.

Obituary: Richard David Joyce Sr.

Richard David Joyce Sr. is no longer with us. His life was long and full and for him every turn in the road was a new adventure. A graveside service will be held at Desert Memorial Park on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 10 a.m. . . . Read Full Story >>

Richard Carl Bullard

Richard Carl Bullard

After a brief and difficult struggle with cancer, Richard Carl Bullard went to be with the Lord on March 2, 2014. He was 71. There will be a celebration of life service at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m. Richard was . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Mary Wise Wharton

Obituary: Mary Wise Wharton

Mary Wise Wharton, 98, long-time resident of the Rand District, born in Black Bear, Idaho on Nov. 14, 1915, passed away on Feb. 23, 2014, in the presence of her daughter, Sunny Wise, at Providence Holy Cross in Mission Hills following medical complications and hospitalization . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Donna Mae Gonder

Obituary: Donna Mae Gonder

Donna Mae Gonder, 72, of Ridgecrest, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, after a well-fought battle with cancer. Her daughters were by her side. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 8, at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 446 W. Church Ave., in . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Rick Alan Bryant

Obituary: Rick Alan Bryant

Rick Alan Bryant passed away on Feb. 28, 2014, from medical complications. Services will be held on Saturday, March 8, at Calvary Chapel 210 E Springer Ave, Ridgecrest, at noon. A reception will follow. Rick was born on Sept. 6, 1954, in the Ridgecrest Hospital . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Felice Plain-Mueller

As the News Review went to press, we learned of the death Feb. 14, 2014, of Felice Plain Mueller, a local treasure, who died in her Ridgecrest home at age 90 after having lived in our valley for nearly seven decades. With her first husband, . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Dennis Wiley

Dennis Wiley Dennis Wiley went to heaven on Feb. 16, 2014. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 201 E. Church Ave., Ridgecrest. You are encouraged to wear casual softball attire. Call Kim . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Evonne Darlene Rock

Obituary: Evonne Darlene Rock

Evonne Darlene Rock of Ridgecrest was called home to heaven on February 14, 2014. She was 75 years of age. Memorial services will be held Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Ridgecrest. Pastor Brynestad will officiate. Evonne was born June 18, 1938, . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Gail Ann Henderson

Obituary: Gail Ann Henderson

Gail Ann Henderson passed away Feb. 12, 2014 with her children by her side. Services will be held at the H.K.?Holland Memorial Chapel, Saturday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. Burial at Desert Memorial Park will follow. Please wear your “cowboy” attire or something colorful to . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Mary Jo Mertz

Obituary: Mary Jo Mertz

Mary Jo Mertz passed away on Feb. 7, 2014. She was 83. Services for Mary Jo will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at the H. K. Holland Memorial Chapel in Ridgecrest. Mary Jo was born on Jan. 4, 1931, to Ben . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Bob Huntley

Obituary: Bob Huntley

Former Ridgecrest resident Bob Huntley passed away on Feb. 12, 2014, in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He had been in declining health for the past year following a stroke in 2012. A memorial service will be held at the Kirtland Air Force Base Chapel in . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Jimmy Ray Clair

Obituary: Jimmy Ray Clair

Jimmy Ray Clair passed away on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital due to congestive heart failure. He was 58. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Foursquare Church in Johannesburg. The Reverend Ozzy Napolis, presided. Jimmy was born . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Juanita Darline Baker

Obituary: Juanita Darline Baker

Juanita Darline (Todd) Baker, of Ridgecrest, passed away on Feb. 1, 2014, in Riverside. She was 73. A celebration of her life will be held at the First Baptist Church, 1350 S. Downs Ave., Ridgecrest, on Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. A potluck reception will . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: John T. ‘Jack’ Sherrick

Obituary: John T. ‘Jack’ Sherrick

John Thomas “Jack” Sherrick passed away on Feb. 9, 2014, at the age of 71 with family and friends by his side. A funeral service at the All Faith Chapel, China Lake, will take place on Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. He was born to . . . Read Full Story >>