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Walter M. Bulloch passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 12, 2018. He was born in West New York, N.J., to immigrant parents, his father from Scotland and his mother from England. After graduating from high school, he enlisted and served proudly in the United States Army from May 1950 to May …

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Wayne Robert Hazelhurst, 77, died peacefully at home on Nov. 7, 2018, after a long illness bravely fought. Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Canada, to Helen and Frank on May 23, 1941.

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Glenna (GiGi) Whitman, loving wife, mother and grandmother, 68, of Tehachapi, Calif., went to be with her Lord on Oct. 26, 2018.

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It is with sadness that the family of Henry Langworthy Schaeffer announces his peaceful passing after a prolonged illness, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at the age of 78.

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Patricia Ann “Sody” Gassaway passed away peacefully in her home on Oct. 25, 2018. She was 82. A public graveside service will be held at the Tehachapi Public Cemetery Eastside at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

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Betty June Crowther peacefully passed away on Oct. 20 surrounded by her family. She was 92 years old. Betty had a long and joyful life. She had a happy marriage of 73 years to the love of her life, Jack. Her children, Geoffrey and Susan, their spouses, Lane and David, and her grandchildren, …

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Patricia “Sody” Gassaway, 82, of Tehachapi, Calif., peacefully passed away on Oct. 25, 2018. A full obituary will follow in next week’s edition.

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Kelly Yocum was born Aug. 31, 1930 in Custer City, Okla. In 1943, his parents Orben and Alice Yocum moved to Tehachapi, Calif.

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Kathy Lynn Brown, 57, passed peacefully on Oct. 11, 2018, at UCLA, Santa Monica, after a steadfast battle against cancer. A viewing will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 21, 2018, at Wood Family Funeral Service. Her services will be held at Wood Family Funeral Service on Oct. 22, 2018, at 9 a.m. and o…

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On Sept. 29, 2018, our husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, Colonel Richard Alan “Rick” Searfoss passed away at the age of 62, in Bear Valley Springs, Calif.

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With great sadness in our hearts, we wish to announce the passing of our mother, grandmother (Nana) and best friend, Mrs. Dorothea "Dot" Joan Collins on Aug. 24, 2018, at the age of 88. She left this world peacefully, surrounded by her eldest daughter, Dorothea Jr., and her eldest grandchild…

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Fern Lee Thompson passed away Friday evening, Sept. 28, 2018 at the age of 90. She was born in Terre Haute, Ind., to Warren Lester and Florence Abel on Sept. 15, 1928, the fourth and youngest child of the family.

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Bill passed away peacefully at his home in North Hollywood, surrounded by his family. The son of Ray and Maxine Reynolds, Bill was born in El Paso, Texas in 1930 and moved to Burbank, Calif., with his family in 1940. He attended Burbank High School, graduating in 1948. Bill was a Boy Scout a…

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Larry Young of Tehachapi, Calif., died peacefully at home on Sept. 26, 2018, after fighting a courageous battle with lung cancer. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m. at the Tehachapi Wine and Cattle Company, 26877 Cummings Valley Road, Tehachapi, Calif.

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Lisa (Elsie) Amelia Freng was born to Elsie and Frank Kubicek on Sept. 26, 1942 in Madison, Wis. She died peacefully at her home in Stallion Springs, Calif., in the early morning hours of Sept. 23 after a long battle from complications due to an aneurysm and subsequent stroke in late 2015.

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Lola Wade (Ferris) left this world to be with the Lord on Sept. 18, 2018, at the age of 82. At an early age, her parents moved their family from Arkansas to Keene, Calif., where she lived until she graduated and married James Ferris. The two of them made their home in Tehachapi, Calif., and …

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Marvin Lloyd Gilreath, “Sid,” was born on Jan. 29, 1947 to Lorene and Sidney Gilreath in Tehachapi, Calif. He died peacefully at home in Urbandale, Iowa, on Aug. 25, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Sidney, and mother, Lorene.

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Michael D. Bondy, 64, passed peacefully Friday night, Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m. after a short fight with pneumonia. Mike came into this world April 1, 1954 in Port Huron Hospital. He grew up in Yale, MI and graduated from Yale High School in 1972.

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Gary Wayne Ramey was born to James Vernon Ramey and Omega Margaret Barnard in Glendale, Calif,, on Feb. 6, 1944. He is survived by his wife of more than 52 years, Melinda Anne (Carter). He leaves a daughter, Cinthia Jeanne LeClare of Roseburg, Ore., and a son, Christopher Wayne Ramey of Spok…

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Pattsy Ann Minyard of Tehachapi, Calif, peacefully passed away on the evening of Aug. 29. She was 86.

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Florence Hawley, 92, of Greeley, Colo., died Tuesday, Aug. 21 in Tehachapi, Calif. Florence was born in Greeley on March 21, 1926 to Clarence Lynn White and Mary Ellen White. She grew up on a farm in Briggsdale, Colo., and after graduation from school, enrolled in nurse’s training at Denver’…

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Michael Welch, 59, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by family on Aug. 14, 2018.

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Nina Cervantes Munguia, 96, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Bakersfield, Calif. Nina was born in the winter of 1922, to Dolores and Isabel Cervantes, in a little green house on F Street in Tehachapi. She lived all her life in Tehachapi until the day before her 95th birthd…

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Dorothy Lee passed away on Aug. 8, 2018. She was 85. A viewing will be held at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 West F Street, Tehachapi, CA, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2018. A funeral will be held on Aug. 24, 2018, beginning at 11 a.m., also at Wood Family Funeral Service.

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Family members and friends are grieving the loss of a Tehachapi girl, Judy Woodard Lankford, 53, who passed away in Bakersfield on Aug. 8 after a 13-year battle with brain cancer.

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Shirley Brewer peacefully passed away at the age of 91. She is survived by three children, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

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Dwain Allen Peters, of Tehachapi, Calif., born Dec. 27, 1968, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2018 in Bakersfield, Calif.

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Janice (J.J.) Carol Lee Barlow passed away of congestive heart failure in her home in Tehachapi on July 20, 2018, in the presence of her husband, Bill. Born in Sacramento, Calif., on Jan. 16, 1946, (family residing in Roseville, Calif.) to Sarah Gladys Somerton of Pennsylvania and Thomas D. …

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James G. Elliott passed away on July 13, 2018. He was born in Wayzata, Minn., on March 5, 1947. Jim was a spirited and cunning young man who displayed excellent physical ability and intuition, enjoying sports and outdoor adventures. After high school, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army, and gradu…

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Pedro was born in Colomos, Aguascalientes, Ags. Mexico, on Oct. 21, 1924, and entered into eternal life on July 17, 2018, after a short illness. He lived and worked almost his entire life between his hometown and Mexicali, on the U.S. border.

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Evelyn (Becky) Brewer was born Aug. 19, 1930 in Baldwin Park, Calif., and died peacefully at her Tehachapi home on July 3, 2018.

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In loving memory of Bruce G. Renehan, who passed away in his home surrounded by love on July 12, 2018 at the age of 67.

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Bernarda Esparza, a longtime Tehachapi resident, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2018, while surrounded by family and close friends at her home in Tehachapi. She loved her family, her faith, and her rose garden. No one ever left her home without a good meal. She will be greatly missed by h…