Joseph Anthony DiPasquale

Joseph Anthony DiPasquale

Joseph Anthony DiPasquale died at his Ridgecrest home on Sunday, March 22. He was 83. A graveside service will be held today, March 27, at 2 p.m. at Desert Memorial Park. Joe is previously from Dover, N.J., and has been a Ridgecrest resident since 1962. . . . Read Full Story >>

Olive Marie Hanne

Longtime resident Olive Marie Hanne passed away March 9, of age-related causes. Olive was born in Port Henry, N.Y., Nov. 8, 1920, and raised in New York City and western Pennsylvania until age 13, when she moved to Arizona with her brother and parents. After . . . Read Full Story >>

Antonia ‘Nana’ Guisa

Antonia ‘Nana’ Guisa

Antonia “Nana” Guisa, age 70, went to be with our Heavenly Father and the love her life (Isabel Guisa) on March 19, 2015. A viewing will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 27, at the Holland Memorial Chapel. Services will follow . . . Read Full Story >>

Michael Ray Miller

Michael Lee Ray (Brangwin) passed away of natural causes on March 19. He was 63. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 27, at 2 p.m. at Trona Cemetery. Michael was born Sept. 7, 1951, in Trona Hospital. He grew up in Trona, graduating from . . . Read Full Story >>

Frances DeLang Grissom

Longtime Searles Valley resident Frances DeLang Grissom passed away in St. Maries, Idaho, on Saturday, March 7, at the age of 96. Her services will be held at the Trona Community Church on Saturday, March 21, at 11 a.m. with a reception immediately following at . . . Read Full Story >>

Mary Ellen Newman

Mary Ellen Newman of Trona passed away on March 11, 2015, at the age of 80 at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Her services were on March 14 at at the First Baptist Church of Searles Valley in Trona, with a graveside service following at the Trona . . . Read Full Story >>

Ronnie Mark Ladd

Ronnie Mark Ladd, 51, died March 12, 2015, in Ridgecrest. A viewing is planned at Lake Isabella Cremation and Funeral Society, 6048 Lake Isabella Blvd., on Saturday, March 21, at 9 a.m. An 11 a.m. service will follow at Kern River Valley Cemetery, where Ronnie . . . Read Full Story >>

Euva Swingrover

Euva Swingrover passed away peacefully in her home on Monday evening, March 2, 2015, after suffering from Alzheimer’s for more than 11 years. Funeral services were on Tuesday, March 17, at the Mount Whitney Cemetery in Lone Pine. Mrs. Swingrover came to California from Oklahoma . . . Read Full Story >>

Otho Stephen Hart

Otho Stephen Hart passed away suddenly on Feb. 22, 2015, at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. He was met at Heaven’s Gate by his farther and mother, Otho E. Hart and Winona (Trick) Hart. Services were at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel Saturday, March 14, at 11 a.m. . . . Read Full Story >>

Vincent Raymond ‘Vince’ Mulkey

Vincent Raymond ‘Vince’ Mulkey

Vince Mulkey quietly passed away at his residence on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. He was 26 years old. The family will host a Celebration of Life service at the VFW in Ridgecrest on Saturday, March 21, at 2 p.m. Vince was born on Feb. 16, . . . Read Full Story >>

Russell Joseph ‘Russ’ Wise

Russell Joseph ‘Russ’ Wise

Russell Joseph “Russ” Wise passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on March 3, 2015, at the age of 101. There will be a memorial service Friday, March 13, 2:30 p.m., at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Over his long life he experienced vast changes. . . . Read Full Story >>

Anita Kleine

Anita Kleine

Anita Helen (Fallon) Kleine, 94, entered into eternal peace on March 6, 2015, in Palm Desert, Calif. She was a resident of the Indian Wells Valley for 70 years. An only child, Anita was born Feb. 11, 1921 in Los Angeles, CA to the late . . . Read Full Story >>

Daniel R. Krausman

Daniel R. Krausman

Daniel Richard Krausman passed away peacefully on March 3, 2015, at age 62, in Ridgecrest. Throughout his courageous four-month battle with kidney cancer, Dan never lost his fun-loving nature and sense of humor. At his request, there will be no services. He was born in . . . Read Full Story >>

Gary Reid Randle

Gary Reid Randle of Sparks, Nev., passed away at his home Feb. 13, 2015. A memorial service honoring Gary’s life will be held Saturday, March 28, at 1:30 p.m. at the Bidwell Presbyterian Church, 208 W. 1st Street, Chico, Calif. Gary was born July 8, . . . Read Full Story >>

Jack Andrew ‘Andy’ Lewis

Jack Andrew Lewis, a.k.a. Andy Hilborn, died July 21, 2014, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, having lost his long battle with cancer and having suffered other complications. He was 60. Andy was born to Marcia Louise Harris Lewis and Jack Wellington Lewis on March . . . Read Full Story >>

Phyllis Eileen Stucky

Phyllis Eileen Stucky passed away on March 1, 2015, of natural causes at home. She had been a resident of Ridgecrest since 1972, moving to the area from Wichita, Kan. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. at Immanuel . . . Read Full Story >>

Elizabeth ‘Anne’ Alpers

Elizabeth ‘Anne’ Alpers

Elizabeth “Anne” Alpers passed away at her home on Saturday Feb. 21, 2015, and went to be with her Lord. A memorial service will be held Saturday March 7, at noon at Grace Lutheran Church. Anne was born in Chicago, one of three children of . . . Read Full Story >>

Jack L. Hamill

Jack L. Hamill died Feb. 24 from heart issues at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. He was 79. There will be a private cremation. Jack was born April 14, 1935, and served in the U.S. Army from 1953-1955. He moved to Ridgecrest in 1980 and was a . . . Read Full Story >>

Delilah Nordseth

Delilah Nordseth died Monday, Feb. 9 at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. She was 88. There will be no services. Delilah has lived in Ridgecrest since 1971. She was born Oct. 26, 1927, in Ohio. Delilah is survived by her daughter Joan Nordseth, niece Mary Ann Stoeppler, . . . Read Full Story >>

Mary Catherine Stites

Mary Catherine Stites died on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, of respiratory failure. She was born on June 26, 1943, in St. Louis, Mo. Mary was a proud graduate and supporting alumna of St. Elizabeth’s Academy, an all-girls Catholic school. Her parents Thomas and Dolores Crowe, . . . Read Full Story >>