Pearl Mazuleni

Pearl Mazuleni

Pearl Mazuleni passed away peacefully in her sleep Oct. 30, 2017, in Daly City. A longtime resident of her beloved Ridgecrest, Mom never let a day go by without mentioning Ridgecrest and her friends. Only child of Nick Mazuleni and Mary Ruljancich of Vis, Croatia, . . . Read Full Story >>

Lorraine Marie Fagen

Lorraine Fagen, 59, of Eagle Rock, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Oct. 24, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life, attended by close family, was held on Nov. 4 at her home in Eagle Rock, Mo. Lorraine was . . . Read Full Story >>

William L. Eichenberg

William L. Eichenberg

William Lee (Bill) Eichenberg went to be with the Lord on Oct. 29, 2017, after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. Bill was a humble man of great faith and a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Visitation will take place on Monday, . . . Read Full Story >>

James E. Sears

James E. Sears

James Edward Sears, born in 1935, fell asleep in death on Oct. 31, 2017, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. He is now resting, peaceably awaiting the resurrection in Paradise earth. James is survived by his wife Mary of 60 years; daughter Pam Montano; grandsons Stevie, Jesse, . . . Read Full Story >>

Geraldine Regina Szczypiorski

Geraldine Regina Szczypiorski, 81, passed away on Oct. 31, 2017. She was born Oct. 2, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa., to John and Martha Smith. On Jan. 2, 1960, Geri married Bernard J. Szczypiorski. Shortly after they were married, Geri and Bernard “Ski” traveled across the . . . Read Full Story >>

Gwen Bergman

Gwen Bergman

Gwen Bergman, born May 10, 1938, passed away Oct 26, 2017, from cancer. She was the wife of Ted Bergman and mother of Roxanne Jantzen and the late Nannette Bergman; grandmother of Jessica (Ben) Futoran, Andrew (Amanda) Jantzen, Natalie (Tony) Corven and Rachel Jantzen. She . . . Read Full Story >>

Ruby Delores Hudson

Ruby Delores Hudson

Ruby Delores Hudson was born on July 4, 1935, in Galena, Kan. She was called to be with the Lord Oct. 28, 2017, in her home in Ridgecrest. Ruby Delores first came to Trona in 1947, for only a few months and then returned to . . . Read Full Story >>

Edith Irene ‘Edie’ Sword

Edith “Edie” Irene Sword, 98, of Pharr, Texas, went peacefully to the arms of Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. She was born April 11, 1919, in Oakwood, Ohio, to the late Lloyd Clinton Shafer and Mary Anice Gillespie Shafer. In May 1941, Edie married . . . Read Full Story >>

Sipusi Lucy Lu’uga Lesolo

Sipusi Lucy Lu’uga Lesolo died from natural causes Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at her home in Victorville. She was 55 years old. Sipusi was born Oct. 15, 1962, in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She worked at the Child Development Center at Naval Air Weapons Station, . . . Read Full Story >>

Mary Ellen Farmer

This February we lost Mary Ellen Farmer, a beloved sister, a cherished aunt and a true friend. Mary grew up at the Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake. When she was a small child, Mary was inspired by her great-aunt Margaret’s work as a nurse, . . . Read Full Story >>

Aaron L. Kane

Aaron L. Kane

Aaron Lenz Kane passed away Sept. 18, 2017, in Bellevue, Wash., after battling end stage kidney disease. Aaron was born on July 4th, 1932, to Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Foster Kane in Texarkana, Arkansas. He lived in Arkansas and Louisiana before making it to California, . . . Read Full Story >>

Jacquelyn F. Clawson

Jacquelyn F. Clawson

Jacquelyn Faye (Martin) Clawson was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Hatfield Arkansas. She passed away Oct. 21, 2017, at home, with her family present. She was the fifth of seven children born to SC (Bud) Martin and Wanda Willie McCown Martin. After Jacque’s mother died . . . Read Full Story >>

Leslie Ellen LaFortune-Grindstaff

Leslie Ellen LaFortune-Grindstaff passed away unexpectedly in her home on October 18, 2017. Services will be held at H.K. Memorial Chapel. Visitation is Friday, Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m. Funeral is Saturday, Oct. 28, at noon. Leslie was an amazing and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. . . . Read Full Story >>

William ‘Billy’ Marcos Tellez

On Oct. 3, William “Billy” Marcos Tellez, 39, son of Victoria Wintjen and Henry Tellez, departed this life in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Cremation was performed in Las Cruces, New Mexico and a memorial will follow on November 12, 2017 at The Immaculate Heart of . . . Read Full Story >>

Noel James Jackson

Noel James Jackson was born December 8, 1953 in Ridgecrest, CA to Lloyd James Jackson and Georgian May Harvey Jackson. Noel lost his battle with cancer as his family surrounded him on October 13, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA. Noel’s Celebration of Life will be . . . Read Full Story >>

Carol Louise Reeves

Carol Louise Reeves, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away October 14, 2017 at the age of 75. Carol was born October 15, 1941 in Turlock, CA, to Glen and Virginia Denman. Viewing will be held at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel, Oct. 19, 2017 . . . Read Full Story >>

James Harold Crow

James Harold ‘Jim’ Crow passed away in Lancaster, California on October 11, 2017 at the age of 68. The funeral service will be held at .The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1031 S. Norma on October 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Burial to . . . Read Full Story >>

Melvin Alvin Tooker

Melvin Alvin “Mel” Tooker, age 91 of Hemet, California, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at his residence in Hemet. He was born to the late Rose and Elliott Tooker, Nov. 25, 1925, in Niagara Falls, New York. A memorial service will be held at . . . Read Full Story >>

Mary E. Gerber

Mary E. Gerber passed away unexpectedly at her home in Ridgecrest, California on September 17, 2017. Mary was born to Wilford C. and Francis E. Blais on Sept. 5, 1940, in Great Falls, Mont. When Mary was fourteen, her family moved to San Diego, California . . . Read Full Story >>

Ricardo ‘Ric’ Rasines

Ricardo “Ric” Rasines, age 90, died peacefully in his sleep on October 5, 2017, after a valiant battle with cancer. Ricardo was comforted in his passing with his family by his side. Ricardo was born June 27, 1927, in Barre, Vermont the son of Antonio . . . Read Full Story >>