Gordon K. Scallin

Gordon K. Scallin

Former Ridgecrest resident Gordon Keith Scallin made his journey to our Lord Jesus peacefully on Aug. 24, 2019. He was 92. Gordon was born July 31, 1927, in Mitchell, S.D., to Carlos and Elsa Scallin. In 1940 his family moved to Salinas, where Gordon graduated . . . Read Full Story >>

David Allen

Ridgecrest resident David Allen passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. David was born Aug. 11, 1951, in Hamilton, Ohio, to Thomas and Virginia Allen. They moved to Ridgecrest in 1960. David worked at Searles Valley Minerals for 38 years before retiring in 2017. He loved . . . Read Full Story >>

Diana Allen

Diana Allen passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at her home in Ridgecrest. Diana was born April 17, 1957, in San Diego to Thomas and Virginia Allen. They moved to Ridgecrest in 1960. Diana is survived by her five siblings and 12 nieces and nephews. . . . Read Full Story >>

Richard E. Chapman

Richard E. Chapman

Richard Earl Chapman passed away Aug. 7, 2019, in Winterhaven, Fla.,with his three sons and his two siblings at his side. He was 78. Richard was born Dec. 24, 1940, to Bonnie Bess Branch and Earl Henry Chapman of Charleston, Ark. After spending some time . . . Read Full Story >>

Janet F. Riley

Janet F. Riley

Former Ridgecrest resident Janet F. Riley passed away peacefully Aug. 22, 2019, after valiantly battling vascular dementia. She was 83 and lived in Granite Bay. Janet Marie Fryrear was born April 29, 1936, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Homer and Edna Fryrear. An only child, . . . Read Full Story >>

Helen Eyre

Helen Eyre

Helen Eyre made her journey to our Lord peacefully in the comfort of her family and in her home, on Aug. 26, 2019. She was born Helen Marie Franich to Daniel and Anna in Butte. Mont., on June 24, 1928. Helen was raised in Los . . . Read Full Story >>

Henry J. Kirschsieper

Henry J. “Hank” Kirschsieper of Ridgecrest passed away on Aug. 26, 2019, at his home in Ridgecrest after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 91 years old. Hank was born July 13, 1928, in Calumet City, Ill. He served in the 8th Army Signal . . . Read Full Story >>

John J. Martin

John J. Martin

John Joseph “Marty” Martin passed away Aug. 8, 2019, due to complications of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). He was 67. John was born in Aberdeen, Md., on Dec. 23, 1951, to Richard and Eliza Martin. John graduated from Duluth Central High School in 1970 and . . . Read Full Story >>

Nora Arnold

On Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, Nora Arnold — loving mother and grandmother — passed away at the age of 72. Nora was born in June 1947 to Zeleon and Mary Johnson of Ridgecrest. She lived in Ridgecrest nearly her entire life and is known and . . . Read Full Story >>

John E. Robinson

John E. Robinson

John Edward Robinson passed away Aug. 16, 2019, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was 76. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 23, from 4-6:30 p.m. at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Rosary service will be held from 6:30-7 p.m. Funeral . . . Read Full Story >>

Lesta Catherine Hays

On Aug. 21, 2019, our Lord and Savior came to take his precious daughter, Lesta Catherine Hays, home to walk in the garden. Lesta was born to Bill and Edythe Adsmond on Feb. 5, 1936, in Caldwell, Idaho. At 17 years old and sitting in . . . Read Full Story >>

Sherry Ann Sherman

Sherry Ann Sherman

Sherry Ann Sherman, age 79, of Ridgecrest, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Sherry Ann Duncan was born in Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 1, 1940, as Phoenix’s tiniest baby, weighing 2 pounds 9 ounces. Sherry was a strong-willed, feisty fighter from the beginning. She loved . . . Read Full Story >>

Clinton Dean Hill

Clinton Dean Hill (Dean), 72, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Ridgecrest, Calif. He was born in Pocatello, Idaho, on April 1, 1947, the son of Clinton B. Hill and Georgia Hill. He was dearly loved by his family and all who met him. The . . . Read Full Story >>

Sharon Boyer

Sharon Boyer died July 13, 2019. Sharon was born June 22, 1944, in Downey, Calif. to Art and Clarissa Lager. Sharon was an amazing woman, an excellent cook who canned her own fruits and vegetables, gardened, baked and sewed her own clothes. She owned her . . . Read Full Story >>

Herman Frank Hanzl Jr.

Herman Frank Hanzl Jr, 69, of Ridgecrest, Calif., died on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. He is interred at the Bakersfield National Cemetery, Arvin, Calif. Born in Coplay, Penn., he was the son of Herman F. Hanzl Sr. and Virginia (Macner) . . . Read Full Story >>

Margaret M. Shacklett

Margaret M. Shacklett

Margaret Marie Shacklett died peacefully in the home of her son, Kerry, in Reno, Nev., on Dec. 18, 2018, shortly after her 95th birthday. She was born to Herman and Ivy Smith in Beaver County, Okla., on Dec. 7, 1923. She was one of seven . . . Read Full Story >>

Mildred J. Williams

Mildred J. Williams

Mildred June Williams, long time Ridgecrest resident of 74 years, went home to be with her Heavenly Father. She was proceeded in death by her daughters, Connie Jeanne Lupton and Wanda June Eubank; grandson, Lance Eubank; and sister Bess Groves. She is survived by her . . . Read Full Story >>

Wayne Dahl

Wayne Dahl

Wayne Dahl, age 69, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Sunday, July 21, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Burt Dahl, moter Elsie Dahl, and brothers Robert and David Dahl. He was born July 21, 1949, in Reno Nev. He . . . Read Full Story >>

Sharon J. Lloyd

Sharon J. Lloyd

Sharon Joanne Lloyd was born Feb. 24, 1953, in the city of Anaheim and passed away July 1, 2019. She was a beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, grandma and friend. She is survived by her father, Charlie Chastain; mother, Laura Chastain; daughters, Stacey Bostick (Jason) . . . Read Full Story >>

Celebration of life for Suzanne Basden

A celebration of life gathering for Suzanne Basden will be held at the Maturango Museum from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 10. Suzanne passed away on Feb. 19, 2019, following post-surgical complications. Suzie was a woman of extreme generosity. Caring little about acquiring “things,” her heart . . . Read Full Story >>