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    Mary Lou Smoot

    September 4, 1934 — November 19, 2015 Born in Lewis County Missouri as the fifth of six children to Karl and Mary Pearl Schork, Mary Lou graduated from Lewistown High School in 1952 and married William Richard Smoot in September of 1953. Bill and Mary Lou moved immediately to Edwards, California

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    Konner Owen Hedlund

    April 7, 2004 — November 19, 2015 After many challenges and victories, Konner earned his angel wings on November 19, 2015 with his family by his side. His courageous spirit and infectious, happy smile was always in place despite the many challenges he faced in his short life. Though Konner lived

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    Henry Benjamin 'Ben' Clark

    June 6, 1919 — November 24, 2015 Ben was born in Golconda, Illinois, on June 6, 1919, to Lewis and Anna Clark, and died on November 24, 2015. Ben was the youngest of eight siblings including: Tom, Bill, Dutch, Roderick, Owen, Joe, and Patricia all of whom preceded him in death along with his wife

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    Kameron Michael Lawless

    August 1, 1991 — November 20, 2015 Kameron Lawless also know as "Kam" was 24 years old when he passed away as a result of a single person vehicular accident on November 20, 2015 in Bakersfield, Ca. Kameron is survived by the joy of his life, his son, Kash Michael Lawless, his beloved

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    Margaret R. Ranjel

    July 18, 1927 — November 21, 2015 Margaret R. Ranjel is survived by her husband Alberto F. Ranjel; daughter, Frances Zuniga of Wasco; son, Alberto Ranjel, Jr. Of Tucson AZ; and siblings, Mary Garcia of West Los Angeles, Virginia Martinez of Bakersfield, Nicolas Rodriguez of Antelope Valley, Manuel

In Loving Memory

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    Linda Diane Ford

    — Born Thanksgiving Day Nov. 26, 1959 Entered Heaven August 18, 2014 Always in my heart Mom, Toni Taylor

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    Teddy L. Williams

    — Your life was a blessing, Your memory a treasure... You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure... Happy Birthday T Bear

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    Anthony M. Saldana

    — Son..Happy 24th Birthday. We love you and miss you very much. You are always on our minds and will forever be in our hearts. Sending you birthday kisses to heaven. Love Mom, Dad, Brothers & Family

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    Jeffrey A. Morris Houchin

    — Happy Birthday Dad & Papa There are days I miss you most of all, like years ago taking me to the mall. Your smile I see everyday, father like daughter went a long way. I miss your grin you share with my daughter Haley, and I hear your laughter in my son Kaden. Your famous

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    John Petris

    — Happy 80th Birthday Love you, Miss you, And think of you everyday. Love you, Joyce


  • Funeral services for Nov. 26

    Services scheduled Maria Elfida Dominguez, 87, Wasco, Nov. 22. Visitation 2 to 6 p.m. Nov. 30, Peters Funeral Home, Wasco; Service 10 a.m. Dec. 1, Wasco Memorial Park. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Willie Ray Weldon Sr., 84, Bakersfield, Nov. 22. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 27, Greenlawn Southwest;

  • Funeral services for Nov. 25

    Services scheduled Eugene “Gino” Garibaldi, 82, Bakersfield, Nov. 20. Service 11 a.m. Nov. 27, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors. Mary (Tina) Matteucci, 76, Bakersfield, Nov. 2. Memorial service 11 a.m. Nov. 30, Valley Baptist Church. Margaret

  • Funeral services for Nov. 24, 2015

    Services scheduled Mark C. Diza, 35, Bakersfield, Nov. 17. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Nov. 28, Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Chapel. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors. Debbie Diane Marion (Castro,) 57, Bakersfield, Nov. 19. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 30, Hillcrest Chapel; Mass 9 a.m. Dec. 1,

  • Funeral services for Nov. 23

    SERVICES PENDING Elfida Dominguez, 87, Wasco, Nov. 22. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Ramona Lopez, 62, Bakersfield, Nov. 21. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Margaret Ranjel, 88, Wasco, Nov. 21. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. TO OUR READERS: The Californian provides free listings of pending services

  • Funeral services for Nov. 22

    Services scheduled Herb Joke, 87, Bakersfield, Nov. 19. Funeral service 11 a.m. Nov. 27, Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Chapel. Military Honors 1:15 p.m. Nov. 27, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors. Mildred Mae Trunkey, 92, Bakersfield, Nov. 20. Graveside service 2