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Martin Paul Matheny went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 29, 2019. Martin was born in Fort Lupton, Colo., along with his twin brother, Michael, who preceded him in passing on Jan 29, 2014.

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Cappy Stephens of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on June 2, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Mountain Bible Church in Tehachapi.

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Ellen K. Jackson of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away on June 6, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Bear Valley Church in Tehachapi.

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Col. (R) Lloyd Richard Laycook, 88, died on May 30, 2019, at Dixie Regional Hospital in Saint George, Utah, from complications of a fall. He was born on July 9, 1930, in Bakersfield, Calif., to William Lloyd Laycook and Neva Novella Stussy, the second of five children.

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Wanda Fay Reed was born April 15, 1931, in Cowlington, Okla., and passed away in Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., on May 31, 2019.

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Linda Laing, of Ramona, Calif., passed away on April 28, 2019. She was born May 26, 1953 in La Jolla, Calif., to William and Anne (Penniman) Ferguson. She graduated from Pacific University in Oregon and married James Palmer in 1975. After her divorce, she married Ralph "Chris" Laing in 1989.

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Born Jan. 28, 1936, in Worthington, MN, Leory went home to be with the Lord Jesus on his 83rd birthday, Jan. 28, 2019. Leroy died unexpectedly at his home in Tehachapi, Calif.

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Ramona M. Mills, 81, of Benton, Ark., passed away May 24, 2019. She was born Sept. 28, 1937 in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Cappie and Lilly (Shim) Smith.

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Ronald C. Hauerwaas, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed into the eternal arms of his Lord and Savior on May 22, 2019.

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Tehachapi resident Juan Antonio Sillas passed away on May 21, 2019, in Tehachapi, Calif. He was 21 years old.

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Augustine Canales of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away on May 18, 2019. Services are pending.

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Leon Harkey passed away on May 17, 2019. He was 77 years old. His daughter, Paige Harkey; son, Noel Harkey; wife, Becky Gates; and her daughter, Joelle, were at his bedside. In recent months Leon’s health quickly declined due to congestive heart failure. Leon is also survived by Renata Facci…

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Tehachapi resident, Juan Antonio Sillas, passed away on May 21, 2019, in Tehachapi, Calif. He was 21 years old.

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Karen L. Hayes-Baratta, 59, of Bear Valley Springs, Calif., unexpectedly passed away at her home, in the early hours of Friday, May 17, 2019.

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Johnnie Fink sadly passed away on May 11, 2019 in Atwater, Calif. He was born in Oklahoma on March 13, 1927. He raised his family in Quartz Hill, Calif.

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Nona Darlene Ford was born in Whittier, Calif., to William J. Morris and Ruth J. Morris. On Friday, May 3, 2019, Nona went to be with her Lord and Savior while in the comfort of Frank Wojack and Stacy Waterworth’s (daughter) home in Bear Valley Springs, Calif.

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Daniel F. Hackler of Hanford, Calif., peacefully passed away at home on April 30, 2019. A graveside service will be held at the Tehachapi Public Cemetery- Eastside, on Monday, May 6, 2019, at 11 a.m.

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Helen Juette, age 99, joined the folks in Heaven on April 22, 2019, passing peacefully at her residence in Bakersfield, Calif. Mass will be held at St. Philip the Apostle in Bakersfield on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10 a.m. Internment will follow at West Side Cemetery, Tehachapi on Saturday, …

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The spirit of Panny Lopez Benavides left her home in Tehachapi, Calif., to return to her home in heaven on April 18, 2019 at the age of 78.

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Ernest Edward Harris Jr. of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away at home on April 13, 2019. Born to parents Ernest Edward Harris Sr. and Bonnie Lynn Harris, on Aug. 6, 1943, in Santa Maria, Calif.

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On Sunday, April 14, 2019, Robert “Bob” Slusher went to be with his Lord and Savior while in the comfort of his home in Tehachapi, Calif. A service will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Tehachapi Church of the Nazarene. Following the church service, a graveside service…

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Monte James Newman was born to Mons and Maybelle Newman on Dec. 9, 1930, in Santa Monica, Calif. He passed peacefully on March 24, 2019, in Bakersfield, Calif.

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Sam was born and lived his entire life in Kern County, except for military service with the Army Air Corps from 1945 to 1948. Sam lived in Bakersfield, moving to Tehachapi in 1951, to work at the Monolith Cement Plant. He retired from the plant with 42 years of service. He helped dig out of …

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On Saturday, April 6, 2019, Coral Royce Collette, 91, peacefully reunited with his wife of 62 years. He passed away in his sleep during the early hours in the comfort of his home in Tehachapi, Calif. A memorial service will be held at the Church of the Nazarene in Tehachapi, Calif., on Frida…

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Peggy Lou Buhn, 85, of Reedsport, Ore., formerly of Tehachapi, passed away April 7, 2019 in Reedsport. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel, 541-267-3131. Visit coosbayareafunerals.com.

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Ernest E. Young died quietly at 5:20 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at his home in Tehachapi, Calif., where he lived with his wife, Alice, for 37 years. Alice preceded Ernie in death on April 23, 2018.

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Kathleen (Kathy) Harrington Moore, 59, died peacefully at her home on Monday, April 1, 2019, after a long-fought battle with cancer. Kathy was born on May 10, 1959, daughter of John and Mignon Harrington, in Corvallis, Ore.

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Becky was born to Vann and Lula Mae Hopper in Irondale, Ala., and was the youngest of seven children, who have preceded her in death. She died in Bakersfield, Calif., with her family and loving caregivers at Joyful Living Care Home by her side at the age of 92.

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Donald Ray Veith was born to Ray and June Veith on March 23, 1939, in Dixon, Ill. On March 19, 2019, he passed peacefully. This strong-willed redhead joined the Air Force and Army before marrying Lucille Robinson on Oct. 25, 1962.

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Alvo Loney Wagoner, 86, died March 19, 2019, at home in Tehachapi, Calif. Services will be held April 4, 2019, at 11 a.m., at the Church of The Nazarene, 19016 Highline Road, Tehachapi, CA, 93561. Pastor Robert Brooks will be officiating. Interment will be held at Tehachapi Public Cemetery W…

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Judy was born in Bismarck, N.D., on July 28, 1930, and passed away peacefully in Tehachapi, Calif., on March 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of now deceased Hjalmer and Martha Trana. She received her early education in Kindred, N.D., and Puyallup, Wash. Judy of…

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A head injury Carol suffered in a fall at home on Feb. 28 was thought at first to be a minor cerebral event and be treatable. But following some days in a hospital in Bakersfield, the condition worsened; although she underwent brain surgery to improve it, she lost the fight while resting at …

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Tehachapi resident Laverne Sparkes entered into rest on March 20, 2019, in Lancaster, Calif. She was 88 years old.

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Cheryl Joan Stanton, who was known to friends and loved ones as Sherry and was a longtime resident of the High Desert area, passed away suddenly Thursday, March 7, 2019, in her home in Stallion Springs by her husband David's side.

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Judy was born in Bismarck, N.D., on July 28, 1930, and passed away peacefully in Tehachapi, Calif., on March 5, 2019. She was surrounded by her loving family.

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Mandy M. Moter born in American Fork, Utah, on Sept. 4, 1978. Mandy passed away, joining her father, Clyde D. Moter Sr., and her brother, Clyde D. Moter Jr., in Heaven on Feb. 20, 2019.

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After an almost seven-year battle with the rare, terminal disease MSA, (Multiple Systems Atrophy), Teresa Jane Gracey, better known as Teri, finally stopped fighting on March 7, 2019, in her own home, surrounded by her family, her hospice team and a family friend.

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Delmo Charles Hooks, a longtime resident of Tehachapi, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 1, 2019, at the age of 87. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi. The funeral will be on Thursday, March 14, …

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Teresa Jane Gracey, 65, Tehachapi, March 7. Services are pending at Saint Malachy Catholic Church. Wood Family Mortuary is handling arrangements.