Sarabjit (Sara) Kaur Bling

Sarabjit (Sara) Kaur Bling Sarabjit (Sara) Kaur Bling (née Natt) passed away unexpectedly with her family by her side at the San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield on Feb. 8, 2013.

A service to honor Sara will be held Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary, 2739 Panama Lane, Bakersfield, Calif.

Sara was born in London, England, on May 21, 1968. In 1990 she married Tejbir (Nick) Bling, and the couple has resided in Ridgecrest for the past 23 years.

Sara was a wonderful person, a loving and devoted wife and mother, and a caring daughter, sister, aunt,and friend.

She was known and appreciated in the community for her dedicated involvement in school, athletic, musical and social activities related to her children’s interests. Sara volunteered many hours at Pierce Elementary School and supported her children’s academic and extracurricular pursuits at both Pierce and Murray Middle schools. She was a great chess enthusiast who assisted in organizing monthly tournaments and collected annual donations to support the local chess program.

Sara is survived by her husband Nick Bling; their sons Devon and Dillon; her father Joginder S. Natt of London, England; her sister Sukhwant K. Ball also of London; and numerous caring sisters- and brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Throughout her lifetime, Sara touched the lives of many people in positive ways, and she will remain in the hearts of all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.

Submitted by the family of Sara Bling

Story First Published: 2013-02-13