Funerals

  • Funeral services for May 23, 2016

    Services pending Jeanette Christiansen, 81, Bakersfield, May 21, Basham Funeral Care. Elena Fierro Dallas, 65, Bakersfield, May 21, Basham Funeral Care. Freddie Lee Gott, 91, Wasco, May 21 in Bakersfield, Peters Funeral Home Wasco. Robert Rhoades, 95, Bakersfield, May 21, Doughty-Calhoun-

  • Funeral services for May 22, 2016

    Services scheduled Lisa Ruder Sutton, 54, Bakersfield, May 13. Memorial Mass 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, at St. Francis Church. Bruce V. Winn, 61, Bakersfield, May 15 in Los Angeles. Visitation 10 a.m., funeral 11 a.m. May 23, LDS Church, 5500 Fruitvale Ave. Graveside service May 27, Elysian Gardens,

  • Funeral services for May 21, 2016

    Services scheduled Nicholas “Nick” Kenley, 25, Bakersfield, May 14. Memorial service 10 a.m. May 24, Southwest Christian Center, 3700 Stine Road. Additional info at www.kernriverfamilymortuary.com. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale. Services pending Norma Armendariz, 55, Bakersfield, May 20.

  • Funeral services for May 20, 2016

    Services scheduled Jane Vivian (Ingalls) McClain, 98, Bakersfield, May 15. Service 11 a.m. May 21, Shafter Memorial Park. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.   Services pending Juan Edwin Cruz-Aguilar, 13, Bakersfield, May 17. Rucker’s Mortuary. Betty Jean Brannon, 86, Bakersfield, May 19.

  • Funeral services for May 19, 2016

    Services scheduled Maria Anacleta Lara, 80, Lamont, May 16. Visitation and rosary 5 to 8 p.m. May 23, Basham-Lamont Funeral Care Chapel; Mass 10 a.m. May 24, St. Augustine Catholic Church. Basham-Lamont Funeral Care, 8601 Hall Road, Lamont. John R. Miller, 48, Bakersfield, May 17. Memorial

  • Funeral services for May 18, 2016

    Services scheduled Jesus Hernandez Martinez, 94, Bakersfield, May 16. Visitation and rosary 4 to 8 p.m. May 22, Basham-Hopson Funeral Care Chapel; Mass 10 a.m. May 23, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Basham-Hopson Funeral Care, 620 Oregon St. Christian Eugene Simpson, 18, Bakersfield, May

  • Funeral services for May 17, 2016

    Services scheduled Tony Eugene Povkovich, 83, Bakersfield, May 6. Service 10:45 a.m. May 23, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Bakersfield Funeral Home. Services pending Jessica Alvarez, 32, Bakersfield, May 14. Basham Funeral Care. Bobby Bumgardner, 85, Lake Isabella, May 15 in Bakersfield.

  • Funeral services for May, 16, 2016

    Services pending Richard "Rick" W. Hildebrand Jr., 59, Bakersfield. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. TO OUR READERS: The Californian provides free listings of pending services using information supplied by local mortuaries. Services scheduled and the in-depth notices that follow are

  • Funeral services for May 15, 2016

    Services scheduled Kevin Michael James Brown, 19, Shafter, April 15. Memorial service 3 p.m. May 18, Kern River Family Mortuary. Additional info at www.kernriverfamilymortuary.com. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale. Marylou Ihrig, 67, Bakersfield, May 12. Graveside service 10 a.m. May 27, Union

  • Funeral services for May 14, 2016

    Services scheduled Larry Luis Chavez Sr., 58, Bakersfield, May 9. Service 1 p.m. May 16, Basham Funeral Care Chapel. Basham Funeral Care, 3312 Niles St. Aurora Contreras, 82, Bakersfield, May 10. Visitation and rosary 4 to 8 p.m. May 15, Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest; service 10 a.m. May 16,

  • Funeral services for May 13, 2016

    Services scheduled Robert Albert Hernandez, 59, Bakersfield, May 9. Visitation noon to 4 p.m. May 14, Basham Funeral Care; service 4 p.m. May 14, Basham Funeral Care. Basham Funeral Care, 3312 Niles St. Marian Schamblin, 104, Selma, May 11. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon May 16, Basham Funeral Care;

  • Funeral services for May 12, 2016

    Services scheduled Juan Jacobo Farfan, 27, Bakersfield, May 4 in Mexico. Visitation and rosary 5 to 9 p.m. May 12, Basham-Hopson Funeral Care; Mass 10 a.m. May 13, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Basham Funeral Care, 3312 Niles St. Connie George Henson, 79, Bakersfield, May 4. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m.

  • Funeral services for May 11, 2016

    Services scheduled Anthony Rene Collazo, 23, Bakersfield, April 30. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. May 12, Basham Funeral Care; funeral service 11 a.m. May 13, Basham Funeral Care; interment at Historic Union Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care. Eloisa Mosqueda, 61, Lamont, May 7. Funeral service 2 p.m. May 16,

  • Funeral services for May 10, 2016

    Services scheduled Arlene Brobst, 80, Clovis, May 6. Celebration of Life 10:30 a.m. May 13, New Hope Community Church in Clovis; remembrances, Central Valley Teen Challenge, Fresno. Farewell Funeral Service. Maria A. Perez, 84, Bakersfield, May 8. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m., with rosary at 6 p.m.,

  • Bakersfield music legend Merle Haggard

    Haggard's memorial service is Tuesday

    Now it’s Bakersfield’s turn to say goodbye to Merle Haggard. Valley Baptist Church will host a public service for the legendary, Bakersfield-born singer-songwriter starting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The church is at 4800 Fruitvale Ave., at the corner of Olive Drive. The service will feature local

  • Funeral services for May 9, 2016

    Services pending Phyllis Miller Dobson, 94, Bakersfield, May 7. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Nazario Martinez, 70, Shafter, May 7. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Maria A. Perez, 84, Bakersfield, May 8. Greenlawn Funeral Homes, River Boulevard. TO OUR READERS: The Californian provides free

  • Funeral services for May 8, 2016

    Services pending Eddie Anderson, 93, April 22, in Bakersfield. Rucker’s Mortuary. Lee Anthony Sr., 77, April 30, in Bakersfield. Rucker’s Mortuary. Helen R. Benavidez, 68, May 5, in Bakersfield. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors. Braylen Holiday, infant, April 29, in Bakersfield.

  • Funeral services for May 7, 2016

    Services scheduled Peter James Blackhurst, 60, Bakersfield, April 25. Service 2 p.m. May 7, Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary. Hignacio (Nacho) Garza, 69, Bakersfield, May 4 in Pasadena. Visitation and rosary 5 to 8 p.m. May 10, Basham Funeral Care