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The Californian provides free death listings using information supplied by local mortuaries.These listings must be purchased by 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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Rudolph J. Gjurovich, 83, Bakersfield, Sept. 27. Neptune Society.
Mary Ellen Almanza, 73, Bakersfield, Oct. 7. Alma Funeral Home & Crematory.
Carol Ann Baker, 67, Bakersfield, Oct. 7. Basham Funeral Care.
Karlene Drain, 74, Bakersfield. Oct. 6. Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi.
Betty Jo Gardener, 77, Valley Acres, Oct. 7. Greenlawn Mortuary.
Darren Ellis Oxford, 43, Bakersfield, Oct. 3. Davis Rose Funeral Homes & Rose Crematorium.
Rosella Pilcher, 96, Bakersfield, Oct. 6. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.
Jose Manuel Vasquez Jr., 20, Bakersfield, Oct. 7 in Trona. Basham Funeral Care.
Lyle "Gino" Wenino, 87, Bakersfield, Oct. 7. Basham Funeral Care.
Ethel Rose Bennett, 62, Port Hueneme, Oct. 4 in Bakersfield. Memorial service 3 p.m. Oct. 9, Beloved Care Chapel; private interment. Beloved Care Funeral Service.
Willie D. Clayton, 73, Bakersfield, Sept. 30. Memorial service 11 a.m. Oct. 9, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnessess; private interment. Rucker's Mortuary.
Harold George Dumas Jr., 52, San Mateo, Oct. 1. Visitation 3 to 8 p.m. with wake service 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Beloved Care Chapel; service 11 a.m. Oct. 9, St. Emmanuel Apostolic Faith Church; private interment. Beloved Care Funeral Service.
Rod Anthony Fiorini, 23, Bakersfield, Oct. 5 in Fresno. Rosary 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Our Lady of Perpetual Help; memorial Mass 10 a.m. Oct. 11, Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Greenlawn Mortuary.
Edward Stanley Hambek, 81, Ridgecrest. Service 2 p.m. Oct. 9, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness; private burial. Holland & Lyons Mortuary, Ridgecrest.
Barbara Venegaz Lara, 80, Bakersfield, Oct. 1. Private services. Basham Funeral Care.
Michael Anthony Rios, 52, Bakersfield, Oct. 6. Private services. Basham Funeral Care.
Edith "Ginger" Somers, 87, Bakersfield, Oct. 2. Memorial service 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12, River Lakes Community Church. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.
Clyde Bruce Stickler, 88, Bakersfield, Oct. 3. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10 and 9 to 10 a.m. Oct. 11, Hillcrest Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11, Hillcrest Memorial Chapel; burial to follow at Valley View Lawn. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.