Services scheduled

John Patrick Lynch, 86, Bakersfield, Nov. 26. Visitation 2 to 5 p.m., with rosary at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Mission Valley Mortuary; Funeral Mass 9 a.m. Dec. 2, St. Philip the Apostle Church, 7100 Stockdale Highway. Mission Family Mortuary.

Donna Lynch Merz, 82, Shafter, Nov. 27. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3, Peters Funeral Home in Shafter. Graveside service 10 a.m. Dec. 4, Shafter Memorial Park. Memorial service 11 a.m. Dec. 4, Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.

Lewis Luther Wandick, 72, Bakersfield, Nov. 22. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m., wake 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2, The Chapel at Beloved Care Funeral Services, 711 E. Brundage Lane. Processional breakfast 8-9:45 a.m., pre-service viewing 9-10 a.m. Dec. 3, Rising Star Baptist Church, 3412 Wilson Road. Interment 1:15 p.m., Bakersfield National Cemetery, Arvin. Beloved Care Funeral Services.

Services pending

Cynthia Gail Autrey, 54, Lancaster, Nov. 26. Basham Funeral Care.

Ava Hermine Colescott, 95, Lake Isabella, Nov. 30. Sierra Valley Mortuary.

Stephen Frederick Hall, 52, Costa Mesa, Nov. 23. Sierra Valley Mortuary.

Robert S. Kirkindoll, 41, Bakersfield, Nov. 29. Kern River Family Mortuary.

James D. Swarts, 88, Bakersfield, Nov. 30. Kern River Family Mortuary.

Louise Wilkey, 79, Arvin, Nov. 30. Arvin Funeral Home.

Joseph Dillard Yepez, 81, Bakersfield, Nov. 29. Sierra Valley Mortuary.


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