Obituaries

  • Caren Floyd

    All agree: Caren Floyd made a difference

    This past Saturday, Michelle Shannon had to make a short speech she really didn’t want to make. The beloved president of her service sorority had died just a few hours before and it now was Shannon’s duty to inform chapter members. “I was hurt,” Shannon said. ”I didn’t want to do it.” But then

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    Eda (Ida) Svanhild Davis

    — Eda (Ida) Svanhild Davis passed away unexpectedly on February 18, 2016. Eda was born on February 14, 1937 to Herman and Eva Mae Lauritson in Springfield, Missouri. After graduation from Central High School she attended Draughon's Business College and later worked for Missouri Home &

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    Henry Claston Snow

    Henry Claston Snow was born in North Carolina on July 20, 1943 and died in Sonoma, California on February 19, 2016. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Blue Pacific. Henry was a father and equally a friend. Anyone who knew Henry, was well aware of his sincerity, integrity, and

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    Virginia Frausto

    March 29, 1934 — February 17, 2016 Virginia Frausto, 81, of Bakersfield, passed away February 17th in her home. Born March 29, 1934, in Riverside, CA, she moved at a young age to Delano and lived most of her life between Delano and Bakersfield. This is where she met Antonio, and they were married

  • Norma Jean Arnold

    — Norma Jean Arnold was born in Checotah, Oklahoma, on October 25, 1932, to Dillard and Winnie Williams. She was united in marriage to Doyle Russel Arnold on February 17, 1950, in Lamont, California, where she lived until 1968, before moving to Missouri. She passed away on February 21, 2016. She

In Loving Memory

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    James Blandford

    — Who was Jimmy B ? He wasn't a genius, inventor of a miracle cure or worldly famous, never made history, but if you were lucky enough to get to know him; he became your friend for life. To us he was affectionally known as the King. Jimmy wasn't perfect, no one is; so he loved his

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    Sap Bennie Mae

    — Your life was a blessing, Your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. Your Loving Family.

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    Bedford Deanna

    — Happy 60th Birthday! We think about you every day and know you're always watching over us. We are sure you're grinning ear to ear with pride over your families accomplishments. We're sure heaven is having one heck of a party for you because you were always the life of the party.

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    Sheila Sheila Marjoria Morison

    — Mom another year has gone by. Eight Thanksgivings, Christmas' and New Years; just a couple of your favorites. Now we start all over again to see what this year brings us. All of your kids, grandkids and great grandkids are all doing pretty well. Considering our industry is so bad but I was

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    Robert Bryan 'Bobby' Garcia

    — The angels came and took you away 3 years ago, you are missed by all, you may be gone, but never forgotten and still and forever be in our hearts and on our minds. Till we meet again. Mom, Dad, Dustin, Kimberli and the kids

Funerals

  • Funeral services for May 3, 2016

    Services scheduled Bonnie Busby, 83, Posey, April 23 in Moreno. Service 11 a.m. May 14, Oak Grove Cemetery, Glenville. Mission Family Mortuary. Donna (Lowry) Frederickson, 49, Kearney, Neb., April 28. Funeral services 2 p.m. May 6, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Oxford, Nebraska. Expressions of

  • Funeral services for May 2, 2016

    Services pending Daw Thein Nyunt, 95, Bakersfield, April 30. Greenlawn Southwest. TO OUR READERS: The Californian provides free death listings supplied by local mortuaries. To place an Obituary or In Loving Memory, call 395-7302. They will be posted at Bakersfield.com at 9 p.m. on the day before

  • Funeral services for May 1, 2016

    Services scheduled Guy Steven Carder, 59, Bakersfield, April 16. Service 10:30 a.m. May 6, Mission Family Mortuary; graveside service 12:30 p.m. May 6, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Zeth Edward Ledbetter, 15, Bakersfield, April 26 in Madera. Service 10 a.m. May 7, Basham Funeral Care Chapel.

  • Funeral services for April 30, 2016

    Services scheduled Betty Jean Henderson, 80, Bakersfield, April 25. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. May 2, Hillcrest Mortuary; service 10 a.m. May 3, Hillcrest Memorial Park. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary. Eneida Rivera, 67, Bakersfield, April 24. Rosary 6 to 8 p.m. May 2, Hillcrest Memorial

  • Funeral services for April 29, 2016

    Services scheduled Frank Bielmeier, 77, Lake Isabella, April 25. Mass and rosary 11 a.m. May 2, St. Jude Catholic Church, Wofford Heights; burial 10 a.m. May 3, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Lake Isabella Valley Mortuary, Lake Isabella. Services pending Arlene Ann Bergmann, 85, California City,