Obituaries

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    Don Balduc

    October 28, 1942 — July 21, 2015 Don passed away on Tuesday July 21, 2015. Don leaves behind his daughter Susie Reddington, sister Kathy Loll, sister Pearl Balduc, and brother Phillip Gross, numerous nieces and nephews along with many lifelong friends. Don will be remembered for his love of

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    Jimmy Toy Sr.

    March 26, 1943 — July 13, 2015 Jimmy Dale Toy Sr., past away peacefully on July 13, 2015 at the age of 72. Jimmy is survived by his wife Margie Toy, Children; Cindy Carlile, Jimmy Toy Jr, Gina Paregien, Shawna Grissom, and Michelle Osthimer, 11 grandkids, and 3 great grandkids. Jimmy was born on

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    Janet Wickersham Gillum

    December 11, 1933 — July 8, 2015 Janet was born in Bakersfield on December 11, 1933, oldest child of Emilie and Walter Wickersham. She had one brother Gordon, who is still living in Bakersfield, CA. The Wickersham family was a well established, integral part of early Bakersfield. Janet and her

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    DAVID LEROY SNYDER

    December 11, 1956 — July 15, 2015 David Leroy Snyder was born December 11, 1956 in Orange, California, and passed away at home on July 15, 2015. He was the only child of Bob and Louise (Scott) Snyder. He lived in Garden Grove, California until 1969, when the family moved to Yellville, Arkansas. He

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    Manuela Ortiz

    October 8, 1926 — July 22, 2015 Manuela Caldera Ortiz was our (nuestra) mama, mami, mija y nana. She had a greeting to all new introductions: "I'm Manuela Caldera Ortiz, or Nellie in English. I'm Caldera from my dad and Ortiz for my mom." She was preceded in death by her parents

In Loving Memory

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    Rocky Handy

    — Twenty years now, where did the time go. Twenty years now, we don't know. We do know we love you and miss you. And we know we will see you again. Happy 61st Birthday Rocky Love your family.

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    Samuel Caleb George

    — Son and brother, remembering you is easy, we do it every day. Missing you is the heartache that never goes away! We love and miss you, Momma and Ninny's

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    Mary Lou Gomez

    — You are forever in our hearts and your memory carries on. The impact you left upon us will never cease. You were a devoted wife, a caring mother, and joyful grandmother. You are missed greatly and your loving presence has left an impression in our hearts to carry on always. We look forward to

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    Esther Candelaria Resendez

    — Time moves on, two years have passed, we do not forget you, nor do we intend. Still in memory you are with us as you always were before. Remembering with loving thoughts, Joaquin Resendez and Family

Funerals

  • Funeral services for July 28, 2015

    Services scheduled Lillian Margaret Luna Rocha, 97, Bakersfield, June 7. Service 9 a.m. Aug. 7, St. Francis Church. Celebration of life to follow. Beverly Jo Deleasa-Zecca, 76, Bakersfield, July 24. Service 10 a.m. Aug. 1, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.

  • Funeral services for July 23, 2015

    Services scheduled Pete Gianopulos, 90, Taft, July 19 in Bakersfield. Visitation 11 a.m. July 24, Erickson and Brown Funeral Home; service 9 a.m. July 25, Taft Union High School Auditorium. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft. Larry E. Maharrey, 59, Bakersfield, July 14. Celebration of Life 4

  • Funeral services for July 22, 2015

    Services scheduled Stephen Ermigarat, 62, Bakersfield, July 18. Rosary 9:30 a.m., Mass 10 a.m. July 28, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors. Fred E. Evenson, 75, Bakersfield, July 7. Memorial Service 10 a.m. July 25, Kern River Family Mortuary Chapel;

  • Funeral services for July 21, 2015

    Services scheduled Phillip Charles Arvizu Jr., 62, Bakersfield, July 9. Visitation 5 p.m. July 23, rosary 6 p.m., Basham-Hopson Funeral Care; Mass 10 a.m. July 24, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Basham-Hopson Funeral Care. Samuel C. Barnes, 86, Bakersfield, July 4. Service 10 a.m. July 25, Mission

  • Funeral services for July 17

    Services scheduled Eugene John Radovich, 94, Bakersfield, July 11. Service 11 a.m. July 18, Delano North Kern Cemetery. Mission Family Mortuary. Donald Paul Toppin, 72, Bakersfield, July 10. Visitation noon July 19, Mission Family Mortuary; Service 10 a.m. July 20, Arvin South Kern District