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It is with a very sad heart that we announce the passing of our husband, our dad, our grandpa, our brother, our uncle and our dear friend, Maynard Quesenberry. Maynard passed away on Jan. 22, 2020, after a very brief illness at Long Beach Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. He was 90 yea…

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Larry T. Trupp, 76, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at his home. He was born on March 21, 1943, in Palmdale, Calif., to Floyd and Juanita Trupp.

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Gregory Raymond Kapka, 67, passed away on Feb. 6, 2020 in Bakersfield.

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Linda Jean Thompson-Linfesty, 79, passed away on Jan. 19, 2019, at the Regency Village Retirement Center in Bend, Ore. She had been under hospice care for a number of months after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Stephen Allen Miller, of Tehachapi, Calif., went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Jan. 16, 2020, at the age of 75.

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Hazel Woodard, 99, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at her home with her daughter, Joy, and granddaughter, Kathy, by her side. She was born on July 4, 1920, in Howe, Okla., to John and Mariah Oliver.

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Gregory Cervantes Sr., of Bakersfield, Calif., entered into rest on Jan. 30, 2020. There are no services planned at this time.

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Jane Grenek of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Jan. 24, 2020. Both Jane and John will be laid to rest at Bakersfield National Cemetery. The service has not been scheduled at this time.

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Faye Davidson, 71, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at her home. Born in Delano, Calif., Faye was a longtime resident of Kern County.

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Rebecca Lynn — beloved daughter, sister, mother and cherished friend — passed away in her home on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, after an arduous battle with cancer in Tehachapi, Calif. She fought until her very last breath, allowing her friends and family enough time to bid her a final farewell. …

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Emily Louise Fochetti, 87, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 17, 2020 with her husband at her side.

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Diane Kay Elderson, 86, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away peacefully in a Bakersfield hospital on Jan. 6, 2020 with her daughters at her side.

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Barbara Doria, 87, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 23, 2019 after a long illness. Barbara was born on July 23, 1932 in Oshkosh, Wis.

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Longtime Stallion Springs resident Fred L. Adams, 86, passed away peacefully in his sleep the morning of Dec. 28, 2019. He was an avid fisherman, Civil War expert, and a lifetime member of the Tehachapi Sportsman Club.

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Terence Brady of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Dec. 28, 2019. A memorial service will be held on Jan. 17, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Wood Family Funeral Service, located at 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, CA 93561.

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Arthur William Wolford, of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Dec. 27, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 3, 2020 at Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc., 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, CA 93561. Wear your favorite team jersey.

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Linzel Ray “Rusty” Snider was no ordinary man. He was a realist, an honest man, a straight shooter, a leader, a brother, a friend to the end, a loving father, the world’s coolest Popo and above all, he was a good guy.

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Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, Barbara Jean Besenthal, went home to be with the Lord, Friday morning, Dec. 6, at the age of 92, in Bakersfield, Calif. She was born Feb. 9, 1927, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Larry and Violette Rinn. She was the el…

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Linda Ann (Wedemeyer) Hyrchuk, age 67, passed away at her home in Bear Valley Springs, Calif., in the company of her husband on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. She bravely battled pancreatic cancer for over a year. From her birth in Sacramento, Calif., on Jan. 29, 1952, until her death, she nouris…

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John G. Grenek, at the age of 98, entered eternal rest on Nov. 26, 2019, at home with his family by his side. He will be laid to rest with Honors at Bakersfield National Cemetery.

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Celine Anne Larson, the daughter of Russell Albert Carlson and Lindsey Teresa (Sampson) Carlson, was born May 24, 1984 in Lancaster, Calif., and passed away on Dec. 9, 2019 at her home in Belleville, Kan., at the age of 35 years, 6 months, and 15 days.

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Esmaeel Yazdanipour went to be with his Lord on Nov. 29, 2019. A Funeral Service will be held on Dec. 6, 2019, 11:30 a.m. at Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc., located at 321 W. F St., Tehachapi. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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Phillip Wyman, loving father and grandfather who served for 18 years in the California Legislature, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Tehachapi at the age of 74. He was surrounded by his family as his battle with cancer ended.

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Charles Lineberger passed away Oct. 2, 2019, from cancer in his home in Nampa, Idaho. His wife, "Babe," and niece, Carla Britt, were by his side.

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Stanley James Guyon was born on Jan. 20, 1933, to James and Edith Guyon, in Fremont, Neb. He passed away peacefully at home in Sand Canyon (Tehachapi) on Nov. 19, 2019, surrounded by loved ones.

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Rubien Dee Brandon passed peacefully in his home surrounded by loving family on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Rubien was born on the 4th of July in Borger, Texas. He was commonly known to his high school friends as “Tex.”

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Stanley James Guyon of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Nov. 19, 2019. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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Wave Wahnita Housholder passed away in her home peacefully on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Arkansas on Dec. 16, 1933 to George and Beulah Drain. She was the youngest of three children. Her family moved to California and made Tehachapi their home in 1945.

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Gayle Palmer of Tehachapi, Calif., entered into rest on Nov. 4, 2019. There are no services scheduled at this time.

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Carol Ann Carnish (Stewart) went home to be with our Lord on Oct. 27, 2019 in Bakersfield, California. She will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery located in Bakersfield, California. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth, and father, Carl Carnish.

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Susan Higgins Hansen was born in Brentwood, Calif., on June 30, 1934, and graduated into Heaven on Oct. 31, 2019, in Tehachapi, Calif.

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Joseph Michael Wiehn earned his Angel wings on Oct. 16, 2019. His tiny feet left large footprints on the hearts of all who loved him.

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Dorothy Morris passed away peacefully on Oct. 19, 2019, after fighting the good fight with five years of health challenges. She was surrounded by love and beautiful testimonies of the many lives she touched.

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In the presence of family, Joyce went to meet the Lord on Oct. 24, 2019, in Bakersfield, Calif. She was born on Jan. 6, 1948, in Wasco, Calif. She was a loving wife, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed.

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The Tehachapi Valley lost a kind, interesting and community-minded man with the passing of Harold Cox, 84, on Oct. 20. Harold had been battling cancer but was still able to get around, and only a few weeks ago celebrated his 84th birthday at Kelcy's Restaurant surrounded by a large group of …