Richard ‘Dick’ DeMarco

Richard ‘Dick’ DeMarco

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, Richard Julius “Dick” DeMarco, age 94, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side. Please join the family in saying their goodbyes on Saturday, Sept. 30, at noon at the All Faith Chapel. A viewing will be held . . . Read Full Story >>

Patty DeLuna

Patty DeLuna

On July 8, 2017, Patty (Foremaster) DeLuna, 72, left this Earth to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Her loving family was at her bedside as she joined her beloved husband Florenio, mother and father Mary and Mel Foremaster, and many other family . . . Read Full Story >>

Phyllis P. Lane Lilly

Phyllis P. Lane Lilly

Phyllis Patricia Lane Lilly, born Feb. 3, 1931, to Paul and Helen Lane in Kingston, N.Y., died Sept. 18, 2017. The family moved to Ridgefield, Park, N.J., in 1937. They lived in several small towns in New Jersey, the last one being Cresskill. Phyllis, her . . . Read Full Story >>

Jessica Patrisha-Marie Schrader

Jessica Patrisha-Marie Schrader of Inyokern died Sept. 19, 2017, of natural causes. She was 24. Visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 22, from 5-7 p.m. at Holland & Lyons Chapel. Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, at 1 p.m. at the All Faith Chapel . . . Read Full Story >>

Doris Jean Vines

Doris Jean Vines, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Sept. 5, 2017, after a time of failing health at Bella Sera nursing home at the age of 87. Doris was preceded in death by her husband Luther Vines. She is survived by her . . . Read Full Story >>

Marc L. Moulton

Marc L. Moulton

Marc Lyal Moulton passed peacefully Sept. 3, 2017, with family by his side at Palmdale Regional Hospital. He died at age 76 from complications resulting from a long illness. Marc was born in Boise, Idaho, on Dec. 19, 1941, to Dr. R. Dwayne and Marguerite . . . Read Full Story >>

Lance R. Hunter

Lance R. Hunter

Lance Raymond Hunter died unexpectedly in a tragic traffic accident Sept., 2017, in Ridgecrest. He was 56. Lance is survived by his wife Denice Hunter and son Logan Hunter of Ridgecrest; daughter and son-in-law Sydney and James Truesdale of Fairbanks, Alaska; mother Leilani Hunter and . . . Read Full Story >>

Clara Esther Salwasser

Clara Esther Salwasser

Clara Esther Salwasser passed away at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on Thursday Aug. 24, 2017, of cancer. She was born in Washington on Aug. 21, 1948. She was 69 years old. She requested cremation only with no services or celebration of life since she celebrated during . . . Read Full Story >>

Frank ‘Rocky’ Boring

Frank ‘Rocky’ Boring

Our humble silent servant Frank “Rocky” Boring was called home to be with the Lord on Aug. 31, 2017, with his son by his side. He is now reunited with his wife and loved ones in Paradise. At his request, we honor his wishes of . . . Read Full Story >>

Anita Louise Paiz

Anita Louise Paiz, of tender heart, faith and determination passed away on Tuesday Aug. 29, 2017. Funeral services were Thursday, Sept. 7. Her story is one of great love and faith. She was born in Riverside, Calif., on Sept. 16, 1952, to Pearl Harbor and . . . Read Full Story >>

Edward D. Simmons

Edward D. Simmons

Edward Dorne Simmons was born Sept. 20, 1924, in Mullens, West Va. His parents were Fred Columbus Simmons and Carmen (Peters) Hade and Philip R. Hade. He attended grade school in Mullens and grades 9 -11 on the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Va. He . . . Read Full Story >>

Patricia L. Dinsmore

Patricia Lovewell Dinsmore, age 86, of Ridgecrest, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Palmdale Regional Medical Center. She was born April 30, 1931, to Lester A. and Margaret (Stowe) Dinsmore in Dayton, Ohio. Patty was a nurse anesthetist at Ridgecrest Medical Center for more than . . . Read Full Story >>

Roberta Skinner

Roberta Skinner of Modesto died on Aug. 22, 2017, at her home with family by her side. She was 84. Interment is at Desert Memorial Park, Friday Sept. 1, at 10 a.m. Roberta was born in North Hollywood on Feb. 26, 1933. She married her . . . Read Full Story >>

Gary ‘Hollywood’ Hilbert

Gary “Hollywood” Hilbert, 54, passed away at home on Aug. 12, 2017, from complications related to his longtime battle with diabetes. He was born on Jan. 14, 1963, in Whittier, Calif., to Gilbert and Regina (Freedman) Hilbert. A memorial service will be held at 3 . . . Read Full Story >>

Emilie E. Boguchwal

Emilie E. Boguchwal

Emilie Elaine Cooper Boguchwal — a dedicated civil servant, pillar of her community, beloved mother, aunt, grandmother and friend — died Aug. 8, 2017, in her longtime Ridgecrest home. She was 92. Born Emma Elaine Cooper on Sept. 14, 1924, in Chicago, Ill., to Rachel . . . Read Full Story >>

Warren Wayne Ballard

Warren Wayne Ballard died Aug. 11, 2017. He was born June 29, 1935. Wayne is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce; his children, Vicki Silveri (Dewey), Pam Armstrong (Bill), John (Kim), Jerry and Larry. He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren, and . . . Read Full Story >>

Reba Alger

Reba Alger was born in Westfir, Ore., to Vernon and Minnie Smallwood. She graduated from high school as valedictorian in 1954 and earned a scholarship to the University of Oregon. She married Gerald Alger of Lakeview, Ore., and the two lived in Fort Wayne, Ind.; . . . Read Full Story >>

Brenda Gayle Tallent

Brenda Gayle Tallent passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Glendora, Calif., from complications after battling a long illness. She was 64. Brenda was born in Ridgecrest to Dale and Jean Fuller of Trona. Brenda was active in pep club, and was a majorette in . . . Read Full Story >>

Malik Jamal ‘Leek’ Mallett

Malik Jamal ‘Leek’ Mallett

Malik Jamal “Leek” Mallett made his transition from earth to his eternal resting place on Sunday, July 30, 2017, in Ridgecrest, Calif. Ridgecrest services were Aug. 12 at Desert Christian Center. Services in Chicago will be Saturday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m., Israel Methodist Community Church, . . . Read Full Story >>

Joan A. Bielins

Joan A. Bielins

Joan A. Bielins, 82, died on Aug. 1, 2017, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital after a battle with congestive heart failure and lung complications. Joan was born in New Jersey to Camille Pearl Zebro. As a young adult, Joan moved to New York City and worked . . . Read Full Story >>