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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.
Karla Urrea, infant, Shafter, April 17 in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.
Billie Ray Atchley, 76, Bakersfield, April 16 in Los Angeles. Mish Funeral Home.
Manuel Martinez Cervantes, 66, Bakersfield, April 18. Cecil Martin Family Funeral Care.
Sergio Martin Gutierrez, 57, Bakersfield, April 17. Alma Funeral Home & Crematory.
Elma Z. Grahiola, 65, Bakersfield, April 17. Basham Funeral Care.
Nona K. Lewis, 78, Bakersfield, April 17. Basham Funeral Care.
Maria Aurora Gutierrez Marquez, 60, Sun Valley, April 16 in Chula Vista. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Morris Clarence Mahlmann, 87, Bakersfield, April 18. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Jerry K. Steere, Sr., 65, Lebec, April 13 in Bakersfield. Bakersfield Funeral Home.
Jimmy L. Ramay, 45, Bakersfield, April 16. Alma Funeral Home & Crematory.
Elaine Jean Tanner, 89, Bakersfield, April 17. Mish Funeral Home.
David Allen Wheeler, 61, Tehachapi, April 15 in Bakersfield. Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi.
Leland Wallace Bergman, 96, Shafter, April 17. Memorial service 2 p.m. April 22, Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church; private interment. Peters Funeral Home.
Marlene M. Bryant, 74, Tehachapi, April 13. Visitation 8:30 a.m. with service 10 a.m. April 20, Greenlawn Funeral Home. Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi.
Adam Lee Davis, 28, Bakersfield, April 3 in Victorville. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m. with meditation 6 p.m. April 21, The Chapel of Rucker's Mortuary; service 11 a.m. April 22, Antioch Baptist Church; interment at Union Cemetery. Rucker's Mortuary.
Belisario Salas Flores, 67, Bakersfield, April 12. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. with rosary 6 p.m. April 21, Greenlawn Celebration of Life; service 10 a.m. April 22, Greenlawn Celebration of Life; interment at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.
Gregoria Goyco, 92, Bakersfield, April 16. Visitation noon to 4 p.m. with rosary at 3 p.m. April 21, Mish Funeral Home Chapel. Mish Funeral Home.
Nina Jones, 66, Bakersfield, April 17. Private services. Basham Funeral Care.
Kenneth Lee Kennedy, 63, Bakersfield, April 7. Memorial service 5 to 6 p.m. April 19, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2828 McCray. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale.
Erma June Sketo, 85, Taft, April 14. Visitation 3 to 8:30 p.m. April 22, Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft; service 11 a.m. April 23, New Hope Temple, Taft. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft.
James Tyler Springstead, 29, Bakersfield, April 13. Visitation noon to 4 p.m. April 20, Mish Funeral Home Chapel; service 10 a.m. April 21, Bakersfield Firefighter's Hall. Mish Funeral Home.