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The Californian provides free death listings using information supplied by local mortuaries. The in-depth notices that follow are paid obituaries and remembrances. These listings must be purchased by 2 p.m. To place an Obituary or In Loving Memory, call 395-7302. Full obituaries are posted at Bakersfield.com at 9 p.m. on the day before publication.

Robert Anthony Fusco, 34, Paso Robles, Dec. 19 in Paso Robles. Blue Sky Cremation Service, Paso Robles.

Gerald Nester, 78, Bakersfield, Dec. 19. Mish Funeral Home.

Alice Marie Torgerson, 91, Bakersfield, Dec. 20. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

Services pending

Paula Kaye Davis, 60, Shafter, Dec. 21 in Shafter. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.

John Esponda, 76, Bakersfield, Dec. 21. Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.

Samuel M. Frink, 48, Bakersfield, Dec. 20. Beloved Care Funeral Services.

Jackie Livermore, 55, Bakersfield, Dec. 21. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

Charles L. Stephens, 82, Fellows, Dec. 20 in Bakersfield. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft.

Services scheduled

Jana Lea Byers, 49, Bakersfield, Dec. 19. Chapel service 11 a.m. Dec. 22, Basham Funeral Care; interment at Union Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care.

Ruth Hellen Cooks, 70, Manteca, Dec. 17 in Manteca. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 27, Hillcrest Memorial Chapel; service 10 a.m. Dec. 28, Hillcrest Memorial Chapel. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Earnest Ramon Dixson, 29, Bakersfield, Dec. 12. Service noon Dec. 22, Bread of Life Ministries; interment at Union Cemetery. Beloved Care Funeral Services.

Nathan Alexander Garcia, 13, Bakersfield, Dec. 18. Service 10 a.m. Dec. 22, Valley Bible Fellowship; interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Donald Ray Herron, 46, Bakersfield, Dec. 11. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 22, Trinity Chapel; service 11 a.m. Dec. 22, Trinity Chapel; private interment. Beloved Care Funeral Services.

Inocente Galvan Porras, 37, McFarland, Dec. 7 in McFarland. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Dec. 22, St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, McFarland. Lane Family Funeral Home, Delano.

Marvin Frank Tomlinson, 61, Bakersfield, Nov. 2. Service 10 a.m. Dec. 29, Calvary Full Gospel Church. Mish Funeral Home.