Vickie A. Schultz

Vickie A. Schultz

Vickie A. Schultz of Inyokern passed away July 16, 2016, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. She was 63. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lorena Westbrooks of Ridgecrest; her sisters, Debra Jacobs and Sandi Wahl of Ridgecrest; and her son, Brian Wilson . . . Read Full Story >>

Jill Shannon Stuart-Knight

Jill Shannon Stuart-Knight

Jill Shannon Stuart-Knight, 51, passed away June 18, 2016, from natural causes in Ridgecrest. Jill was born on Nov. 21, 1964, in Riverside to William Francis Stuart and Helen Gloria (Martin) Stuart. Jill had one brother, William Francis Stuart Jr, who followed her in death . . . Read Full Story >>

Wynona ‘Wyn’ Cook

Wynona ‘Wyn’ Cook

Wynona “Wyn” Cook, born Sept. 21, 1933, passed away on June 15, 2016. Wyn was most known for owning and operating the Arco Station on the corner of French and China Lake Blvd. for many years with her husband Bill Cook. Together, they expanded their . . . Read Full Story >>

Stephen ‘Steve’ Sanders

Stephen Edward Sanders passed away on Wednesday evening, July 20, 2016, at the South Lyon Medical Center in Yerington, Nev. He was 73. Steve was born in Ogden, Utah, on Aug. 11, 1942, the son of Eugene and Clara (Steckel) Sanders. He had attended Reno . . . Read Full Story >>

Dale G. Baker

Dale G. Baker was born in Nebraska April 10, 1932. His father was a civil engineer and so the family had lived in 16 towns in Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and South Dakota by the time he graduated from high school in Beatrice Nebraska. In September . . . Read Full Story >>

Douglas Robert ‘Bob’ Hooper

Douglas Robert “Bob” Hooper, Jr., aka "Hoop" was 86 years old. Services will be held on July 23, 2016, at St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 446 W. Church Ave., Ridgecrest. Rosary will be from 10-10:30 a.m., with a memorial service with Color Guard from 11 . . . Read Full Story >>

Elizabeth Ann Bennett

Longtime Ridgecrest resident and retired daycare provider Elizabeth Ann Bennett died Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Garden Grove. Known as “Nanny” to many of the children she cared for, she was 85. Elizabeth was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Topeka, Kan., to Julius Buker Jacques . . . Read Full Story >>

Anthony Magliari

Anthony Magliari

Former Sierra Sands Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Anthony J. “Tony” Magliari passed away at his home in Ridgecrest on June 14, 2016, at the age of 85. Born in Los Angeles on Oct. 5, 1930, Magliari, the son of an Italian immigrant, graduated in . . . Read Full Story >>

Salina Sophia Orozco

Salina Sophia Orozco

Salina Sophia Orozco of Ridgecrest passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 surrounded by family and loved ones. She was 45. Born and raised in Ridgecrest, she was the daughter of John and Pauline Orozco and the first of five children. She graduated from Sherman . . . Read Full Story >>

Robert L. Wolverton

Robert Leroy Wolverton, age 85, died at home on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Robert was born October 13, 1930, in St. Paul, Minn., to Leroy and Elsie Wolverton. He spent four years in the Navy during the Korean War and worked for the Navy for . . . Read Full Story >>

Jasmine Adair Brown Franco

Jasmine Adair Brown Franco

On the evening of June 17, 2016, the Lord Jesus came to carry our beautiful little warrior home after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Jasmine, a a fighter from the start, was born on Feb. 15, 1975, in San Diego to Robert and Sara . . . Read Full Story >>

Gregory Shafer

Gregory Shafer

Gregory Timothy Schafer passed away June 19, 2016, in Duarte. He was born in Long Beach on August 9, 1953, to Francis J. and Mary E. Schafer. He was the seventh of 10 children and the fifth of six boys. Greg grew up at China . . . Read Full Story >>

Tina Arbadell Brown

Tina Arbadell Brown died June 21, 2016, at her home in Ridgecrest. She was 79. Mrs. Brown was born Nov. 30, 1936, in Battiest, Okla. She came to Ridgecrest in 1954 and graduated from Burroughs High School in 1955. She was in banking from 1955-65 . . . Read Full Story >>

Jack Eugene Griffin

Jack Eugene “Jackie” Griffin, 79, passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the Ridgecrest Healthcare Center in Ridgecrest. A celebration of his life will be held at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel, July 9 at 2 p.m. Jack was born . . . Read Full Story >>

Chieko Epstein

Chieko Epstein, of Ridgecrest passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at the age of 84. A celebration of life will be held Saturday July 2, at North Little Rock First Methodist Church, located at 6701 JFK Blvd, North Little Rock, AR 72116. Visitation will . . . Read Full Story >>

Eduardo S. ‘Ed’ Romero

Eduardo Salvador Romero passed peacefully early Friday morning, May 20, 2016, in Kaneohe, Hawaii, with his daughter Victoria at his side. He was 96 years old. Eduardo, or Ed as he was known to his friends, was born Jan. 8, 1920, in New York City, . . . Read Full Story >>

Jon Eric Dimberg

Former Ridgecrest resident, businessman and friend Jon Eric Dimberg passed away in Chico, Calif., after a long battle with medical issues. Jon lived in Ridgecrest where he and his wife Mindy raised his family. They moved to Chico in 2012. He was probably best known . . . Read Full Story >>

Ray V. LaBorde

Ray Vernon LaBorde passed away June 18, 2016, at San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield after a fall at the age of 80. Ray was born in Cordova, Alaska, on June 6, 1936. He was the youngest son of six children. He is survived by . . . Read Full Story >>

Robert ‘Steve’ MacArthur

On May 31, 2016, Robert Stephen “Steve” MacArthur went to be with our Heavenly Father. Services will be held Friday, June 24, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Ridgecrest, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers please send donations . . . Read Full Story >>

Jacqueline Renne

Jacqueline Renne

Jacqueline (Pollock) Renne passed away peacefully in her sleep May 22, 2016, at the age of 97. Growing up in Kansas City, Jackie graduated from high school at 16 and, passing up a chance to dance professionally, went to work to help support her family. . . . Read Full Story >>