TO OUR READERS
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.
Catherine M. Walbaum, 89, Bakersfield, March 14. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale.
Thomas Newton Bates, 79, Bakersfield, March 11. Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.
Lucille Violet Hancock, 88, Lamont, March 14 in Bakersfield. Basham Funeral Care.
Lois E. Hollister, 84, Pine Mountain, March 15. Mission Family Mortuary.
Deborah Lynn Hubbell, 52, Bakersfield, March 14. Mission Family Mortuary.
William Joseph Jones, Sr., 81, Barstow, March 15. Mish Funeral Home.
Kevin J. Keller, 25, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 13 in Bakersfield. Lane Family Funeral Home, Delano.
Linda Mayo, 46, Wasco, March 14. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco.
Steven Armand Patterson, 25, Shafter, March 14. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.
Alfred John La Russo, Jr., 67, Tehachapi, March 13 in Bakersfield. Mish Funeral Home.
Melba Jean Smith, 63, Bakersfield, March 12. Mish Funeral Home.
D. LaVerne Thomas, 84, Stallion Springs, March 14. Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi.
Raymond Alfred Thornsberry, 64, Bakersfield, March 14. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.
Ralph Wayne Bassett, 70, Bakersfield, March 9. Private services. Basham Funeral Care.
Alphus James Kearns, Jr., 92, Bakersfield, Feb. 18. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. March 18, Bakersfield National Cemetery.
Ida Murillo, 82, Bakersfield, March 14. Visitation 8:30 a.m. with service 10 a.m. March 20, Hillcrest Chapel. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Owen Jesus Tellez Patricio, infant, Wasco, March 13. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. March 20, Peters Funeral Home, service 4 p.m. March 13, Peters Funeral Home. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco.
Bernard F. Pichelmann, 90, Bakersfield, Jan. 29. Committal service with full military honors 1:15 p.m. March 21, Bakersfield National Cemetery.
Rita Prendez, 72, Shafter, March 11. Service 10 a.m. March 18, Valley Bible Church, Shafter; graveside service to follow at Shafter Memorial Park. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale.
Rogelio Rios, 36, Bakersfield, March 1. Visitation 4 p.m. with rosary 7 p.m. March 19, at family residence 1315 Quincy St.; Mass 11 a.m. March 20, St. Joseph Catholic Church; interment at Union Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care.
Bonnie Faye Simpson, 66, Bakersfield, March 11 in Delano. Graveside service 1:15 p.m. March 19, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Mish Funeral Home.