Obituary: Jean Ruth Perry

Jean Ruth Perry died June 27, 2014, in Ridgecrest. She was 90. A service was set for July 24 at 9 a.m. at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Jean was born January 9, 2014, at Cannonsburg, Penn., to Grace Kennedy Perry and Howard Perry. She . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Charles Thomas Newmyer

Charles Thomas Newmyer died in his Ridgecrest home on July 22, 2014, from complications of prostate cancer. His family and his beloved dog were with him. He was 78. A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. at the . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Roberta Arlene Pringle

Roberta Arlene Kreitman Pringle passed away July 3, 2014, in Spokane, Wash. She was 77. Roberta was born April 11, 1937, to Bert Myron and Frances Wehenkel Kreitman in Ainsworth, Neb. She was the youngest of their three children. She grew up on a ranch . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: John Eden Kleine

John Eden Kleine died July 11, 2014, in Ridgecrest. He was 93. Reverend Denis Ssekannyo officiated at John’s funeral mass at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on July 18, and John was laid to rest at Desert Memorial Park. The youngest of six children, John was . . . Read Full Story >>

Margo Elaine Osburn

Margo Elaine Osburn

Margo Elaine Osburn died on June 6, 2014. She was 58. A graveside service will be held Friday, July 11 at 10 a.m. at the High Desert Memorial Park in Ridgecrest. Margo was born Aug. 21, 1955, to Cecil and Frances Osburn in Delano. She . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: James F. Elliott

James F. Elliott died on June 28, 2014 in Ridgecrest. He was 88. A graveside service will be held July 8 at 10 a.m. at Desert Memorial Park cemetery in Ridgecrest. James was born Feb. 12, 1926, in South Dakota. He served in the military . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Duane Loy Green

Obituary: Duane Loy Green

Duane Loy Green passed away at his home in La Mesa on June 25, 2014, having lost his battle with lung cancer. His wife and children were all with him as he drew his last breaths. His memorial service is set for Thursday, July 3, . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Glen R. Huber

Obituary: Glen R. Huber

Longtime Ridgecrest resident Glen R. Huber died on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, after complications from a stroke. He was 87 years old. A graveside service will be held at 10:45 a.m., Friday, June 27, at Bakersfield National Cemetery, followed by a luncheon gathering at DiGiorgio . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Lillian Ruth Daley

Obituary: Lillian Ruth Daley

Lillian Ruth Daley died June 18, 2014, at her home in Ridgecrest, surrounded by her family. She was 87. A celebration of Lillian’s life will be held on Thursday, June 26, at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church with Dr. Ed Jayne presiding. A . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Lowell Paulsen

Former Ridgecrest resident Lowell Paulsen died May 18, 2014, in Oakhurst, of bladder cancer. He was 82. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 28, 1 p.m.. at the Desert Christian Center, officiated by Pastor David Schad. Lowell was born on Jan. 23, 1932, . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: John Di Pol

Caesar John Di Pol died in Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on June 6, 2014, with loving family members by his bedside. During his nearly 64 years in our valley, he accumulated a lasting legacy of accomplishment and numerous friends on both sides of the China Lake . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Judy Burns

Judy Burns died on May 28, 2014 following a long battle with cancer. She was 69. No services will be held in keeping with her wishes. Judy was born in Bell, Calif., on January 8, 1945, and moved to Ridgecrest in 1969. She was an . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Joyce Lela ‘Joy’ Parker

Obituary: Joyce Lela ‘Joy’ Parker

Joy Parker passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Ridgecrest on May 2, 2014, at the age of 93. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at 1136 West Willow in Ridgecrest. . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Stephen Christopher McArtor

Obituary: Stephen Christopher McArtor

Stephen Christopher McArtor died at home in his sleep from natural causes on May 24, 2014. He was 59. Funeral services were held at Saint Ann Catholic Church on Friday, May 30, followed by a reception in Msgr. Clary Parish Hall. Steve was born in . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Gaver F. ‘Gave’ Taylor

Obituary: Gaver F. ‘Gave’ Taylor

Gaver Franklin Taylor of Cupertino passed away May 31, 2014, in Santa Clara after a short illness. He was 86. Born Dec. 10, 1927, in Mercersburg, Pa., “Gave” Taylor was the son of the late Emory Franklin Taylor and Enola Elizabeth Hornbaker. Gave was a . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Mimi Merrill

Obituary: Mimi Merrill

Longtime Ridgecrest resident Mimi Merrill died May 30, 2014. She was 88. No services are scheduled, but if you wish to attend her burial at Desert Memorial Park on June 18 at 11 a.,m., you are welcome. Mimi held many jobs over the years, including . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Albert ‘Skip’ Pinney

Obituary: Albert ‘Skip’ Pinney

Albert “Skip” Pinney died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Wadsworth Veterans Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 71. He will be buried in Colorado Springs, Colo., next to his late wife, Rebecca Reid Pinney. No services are planned locally at this time. Skip was . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Carl L. Schaniel Jr.

Carl Louis Schaniel Jr. died peacefully of natural causes on May 22, 2014, in Pacific Grove. He was 87. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Willa Schaniel, in 2006. Carl was born in San Diego on Oct. 21, 1926, to Carl Louis . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Lawrence Douglas ‘Larry’ Shull

Obituary: Lawrence Douglas ‘Larry’ Shull

Lawrence Douglas “Larry” Shull left this earth on Mother’s Day, May 11, 2014, to be with his mother, Dorothy. He was 68. The family will hold graveside services at a later date. Larry was born on Nov. 16, 1945, in Tucson, Ariz., to Irwin “Bud” . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Marianne ‘Sandy’ Latham=

Obituary: Marianne ‘Sandy’ Latham=

Marianne “Sandy”?Latham went to be with the Lord on May 12, 2014, at the age of 80. Her services will be held at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel, Thursday, May 22, at 10 a.m. She was born Oct. 22, 1933, to Ray and Alice Latham . . . Read Full Story >>