Richard Chalon Chatterton

Richard Chalon Chatterton

Richard Chalon Chatterton passed away peacefully in Turlock on July 1, 2017, at the age of 91. He was surrounded by his loving family. Richard was predeceased by his father, Claude Ellsworth Chatterton; his mother, Nina Dott (Kerr) Chatterton; and his brother, Robert Davis Chatterton. . . . Read Full Story >>

Robert ‘Bob’ Rogers

Robert ‘Bob’ Rogers

Robert “Bob” Rogers died July 7, 2017, at Bella Sera Nursing Facility in Ridgecrest of complications from brain cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Terry Rogers, Jr., and his mother, Dr. Marguerite Moillett (Peggy)Rogers. Bob was born in Ridgecrest on April . . . Read Full Story >>

Ray Nelson Francis

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ray N. Francis. Ray passed away peacefully July 15, 2017. He was born Feb. 26, 1930 in Canton, Illinois. He is survived by his three children Kathy, Candy and Mike; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. . . . Read Full Story >>

William ‘Bill’ Collins

William ‘Bill’ Collins

William G. (Billy) Collins, 79, San Antonio resident, passed away on June 23, 2017. Bill was born on July 26, 2017 to Grant and Julia Collins in Texas and was one of eight children. Bill led a varied life, he got his masters degree in . . . Read Full Story >>

Paul ‘Bud’ Siebert

Paul ‘Bud’ Siebert

Paul “Bud” Siebert passed away on May 24, 2017. He was 99 years young – and those who knew him can tell you that those 99 years were amazing. Bud was born on May 10, 1918, to William and Olga Siebert of LaGrange, Ill. He . . . Read Full Story >>

Dale L. Christensen

Dale L. Christensen

Dale Lee Christensen, 74, went to be with his Lord on July 7, 2017, in Thousand Oaks. He was a resident of Ridgecrest since 1970. He was employed in the Weapons Development Division of the Naval Weapons Center where he worked as a mathematician-process engineer. . . . Read Full Story >>

Joann C. Velicer

Joann C. Velicer

Joann Carol Velicer, aka “Jo,’”passed quietly in her sleep at home with family on June 16, 2017, into her new heavenly home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and her mother and father. Jo was born in 1941 and raised in Milwaukee Wisc., along . . . Read Full Story >>

Eric M. Stevens

Eric Michael Stevens, after a long fight with health problems, passed away on June 17, 2017, at 8:24 p.m. in Lancaster. He is survived by his parents Ray and Lynda Stevens; brother Kirk; niece Kourtney; wife of 22 years Brandy; daughters Denise and Suzanne; granddaughters . . . Read Full Story >>

Jack H. Kirkpatrick

Jack H. Kirkpatrick passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017, at his home in Ridgecrest at the age of 92. Jack was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Santa Ana. He spent his childhood growing up in Long Beach. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in . . . Read Full Story >>

Carolyn Ann Ott

Carolyn Ann Ott

Carolyn Ann Ott, 73, went home to be with the Lord on June 21, 2017, after a very long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Klamath Falls, Ore., on April 19, 1944, as the only child of Charlie F. Essman and Louella F. . . . Read Full Story >>

Verily R. Cubit

Verily R. Cubit

Verily Robert Cubit was born Aug. 31, 1945, to his proud parent, Katherine Cubit. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ while on hospice care, June 19, 2017, after a number of years with multiple health issues. At his side . . . Read Full Story >>

Robert E. Cavenaugh

Robert E. Cavenaugh

Robert Eugene Cavenaugh passed away June 24, 2017, at the age of 52. Robert is survived by three of his daughters, Brooke, Haley and Tessa; his grandchildren, Bryant, Harper, Blaire and Norah; his sons-in-law, Nathan, Andrew and Charles; the mother of his children, Cyndi; his . . . Read Full Story >>

Grace F. Felix

Grace F. Felix

Grace Francoise Felix, 58, of Ridgecrest died June 23, 2017, at Palmdale Regional Hospital after a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held July 1, 10 a.m. at the All Faith Chapel. Only a driver’s license is required to get on base. She passed . . . Read Full Story >>

Helen Clark Fyfe-Thiele

Helen Clark Fyfe-Thiele

Helen Clark Fyfe-Thiele, 1946-2017, free at last, went to be with her Savior, April 20, 2017, after a long bout with dementia. Thank you for the faithful support and prayer on her behalf of her sister and her husband, Carrie and Tim Wingo, and Helen’s . . . Read Full Story >>

Stanley Kerlin

Stanley Kerlin

Stanley Kerlin went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2017. He passed away from pneumonia at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital surrounded by family. Stan was born in Perham, Minn., in 1947 to Bobbie and Norman Kerlin. In 1957 the family of six boys . . . Read Full Story >>

Lloyd Harold Johnston

Lloyd Harold Johnston “Harold” was born on May 6, 1924, in the city of Orange, Orange County, Calif. He died June 18, 2017, in Lancaster. Harold grew up in Southern California, attended grade school in Fullerton and graduated from Fullerton High School in 1942. Harold . . . Read Full Story >>

Coy G. Gifford

Coy Glendon Gifford passed away June 1, 2017, at the age of 95 surrounded by his family. Born on an Oklahoma farm on Aug. 26, 1921, to Jay and Nora Gifford, Coy had five brothers (Perry, Melvin, Ralph, Glenn and Bill) and five sisters (Audis, . . . Read Full Story >>

Rosie Butler

Rosie Butler

Rose Marie Butler passed quietly in her sleep Feb. 17, 2017, after her battle with glioblastoma brain tumor and is now home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and her husband, Doug. Born July 3, 1937, Rosie overcame a lot of challenges in her . . . Read Full Story >>

Joyce M. Thompson

Joyce M. Thompson

Joyce Marie Thompson, age 75, passed away peacefully with family by her side Friday June 9, 2017. Joyce was born to Dorothy and Edward Meditz on January 6, 1942 in Kansas City, KS. She later married James Riley Thompson with whom she had four children, . . . Read Full Story >>

David D. Wilson

David D. Wilson

David Dorian Wilson, 25, has gone to be our Guardian angel in heaven, on May 24, 2017. He was born on January 22, 1992 in Ridgecrest. He is survived by his mother, Debbie Wilson and his father, Eugene Wilson, and his sister, Cassandra Peter and . . . Read Full Story >>