Dennis Karl Turbett

Longtime Ridgecrest/Inyokern resident, Dennis Karl Turbett, 65, passed away on 2 January 2022, after suffering from multiple workplace injuries and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for several years. Dennis was born on 5 October 1956 in Jacksonville, Florida to Clyde George Turbett and Audrey Jane Sheaffer . . . Read Full Story >>

Everet W. Witzel

Everet W. Witzel, MS, MD, PhD, MHA Dr. Witzel passed to his rest on April 23, 2021. He was born January 26, 1934 in LaValle, WI, second son to Albert and Alma Witzel, who went on to have six more boys, followed by one girl. . . . Read Full Story >>

Kevin James Sheldon

Kevin James Sheldon (also known as Kevie) passed away unannounced, unexpected and very peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. Kevin was born on September 15, 1956 in Rockville Centre, New York. To parents: Wesley Coolidge Sheldon and Blanche Lorraine Boes. He will . . . Read Full Story >>

Jeffrey Brian Cooper Jr

Jeffrey Brian Cooper Jr. was born in Ridgecrest August 7, 1986, Jeffrey died in a car accident December 3, 2021. Jeffrey left us too soon and touched so many lives in his 35 years on this earth. He loved to go fishing, hunting, riding dirt . . . Read Full Story >>

Susie Wells

Susie Wells, age 73, Bella Vista, Arkansas, passed away peacefully into heaven, on January 11, 2022. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 26, 1948. She was a long time resident of Ridgecrest California where she worked as a Cosmetologist for over 40 years. . . . Read Full Story >>

Larry Edward Prince

Larry Edward Prince passed away at 82, in Sun City, Arizona on Wed. the 22nd of Dec. He was born in San Francisco on Feb. 21, 1939, into a military family. The younger of two boys, Larry spent his early childhood traveling between Army Air . . . Read Full Story >>

Zendel Edward and Gwendolyn Patricia Depue

Zendel Edward and Gwendolyn Patricia Depue

Zendel Edward “Ed” and Gwendolyn Patricia “Gwen” Depue died respectively on November 16th and November 19th from unexpected causes. Ed was born in McCurtain Oaklahoma February 9th 1949 to Raymond and Catherine Depue of Oaklahoma. Ed joined the Army shortly after graduating Burroughs High School . . . Read Full Story >>

Darin Joseph Hart

Darin Joseph Hart

On December 31, 2021, Darin Joseph Hart, 55 of Ridgecrest, Calif., left this world suddenly to join his Heavenly Father. Darin was born on April 1st, 1966 in San Diego, California. He was the first-born son of Gary and Marolyn Hart. He spent his childhood . . . Read Full Story >>

Reverend Mark Q. Rowland

The Reverend Mark Q. Rowland passed on to his Heavenly Home on November 15th, 2021. He was born on December 17th, 1951 in Frankfurt Germany to Major Quentin and Adelle Rowland. Mark attended schools through High School In Salem, Oregon. He then attended PLU graduating . . . Read Full Story >>

Tricie Ramsey

The family of Lorna (Tricie) Ramsey with profound sadness, announce the passing away on December 23, 2021, in the city of Ridgecrest CA. Lorna aka Tricie Ramsey is a loving and devoted mother of four children, they will miss her immensely. She leaves behind adored . . . Read Full Story >>

Eleanor Johnson Breitenstein

Eleanor Johnson Breitenstein

Eleanor Johnson Breitenstein, 79, of Ridgecrest, California, passed away on December 9, 2021. She was born in Junction, Utah on April 13, 1942 to Smith Johnson and Rosella Luke Johnson. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in education from Brigham Young University, and taught school for . . . Read Full Story >>

Susan Rae (Wright) Mathews

Susan Rae (Wright) Mathews was born in Taft, Ca on April 16, 1957 to Gail Wright and Patricia Biscauluz, and left us on December 12, 2021.  She was the oldest of four children and along with her brothers (Steven, David and Doug) were raised by . . . Read Full Story >>

Herb Rizzardini

Herb Rizzardini

Herb Rizzardini of Ridgecrest, CA died on December 28th, 2021 of colon cancer. He was 79 years old. Herb was born on Dec. 8, 1942 in Red Mountain, CA to Rita and Americo “Mac” Rizzardini. He owned Gateway Hardware in Inyokern for 34 years. He . . . Read Full Story >>

Ralph Eugene Martinez

Ralph Eugene Martinez Jr, 34 passed away unexpectedly on November 29, 2021. We are devastated by his loss and completely unprepared. Ralph Jr was born on December 21,1987 to loving parents Ralph Eugene Martinez Sr and Maria Delfina Martinez he immediately  Filled the lives of . . . Read Full Story >>

Nancy Elaine (Mullis) Quidachay

Nancy Elaine (Mullis) Quidachay

Nancy Elaine (Mullis ) Quidachay age 51 passed away very unexpectedly on November 26, 2021 in El Paso Tx. Nancy was born in Lone Pine, Ca on February 16, 1970, to Paul and Patricia Mullis of Trona Ca She went to school in Trona, nursery . . . Read Full Story >>

Madelyn “Mitzi” Ann Fortune

Madelyn Ann Fortune better known to family and friends as Mitzi was born on February 26, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. She spent many years in Ridgecrest working Civil Service for the Department of Defense once she retired she spent the rest her time as the . . . Read Full Story >>

Michael Francis Paterson

Michael Francis Paterson

Michael Francis Paterson was born on February 05, 1958 in Granite City, Illinois and passed away in Ridgecrest, California on December 15, 2021. Mike spent most of his life in service as he served in the United States Navy for 28 years and retired from . . . Read Full Story >>

Edwin M. Funke

Edwin M. Funke

Edwin M. Funke was born to Murray and Frieda Funke of Trona California on September 19th 1951. He entered his eternal life December 11th 2021 surround by the love of his family. Edwin was a beloved father, brother, and Grandfather. He graduated from Trona High . . . Read Full Story >>

Catherine Louise Lehman

Catherine Louise Lehman was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on September 12, 1960. She passed away peacefully in her home in Trona, California on December 10, 2021. . . . Read Full Story >>

Richard “Sandy” Benton Sanford

Richard “Sandy” Benton Sanford

Richard “Sandy” Benton Sanford was born in Long Beach, California on April 23, 1947. While there he spent many years working as an investigator for LA County. He later moved to Ridgecrest, where he passed away peacefully on December 6, 2021. He leaves behind two . . . Read Full Story >>