Judith Keil De Arkland passed away on May 18, 2018, in the long-term care facility of Tehachapi Hospital.
The world lost a very loving and devoted son, husband, father, grandfather and friend with the recent passing of Jesus "Jesse" Luna, 62, who left us on May 14 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jesse was surrounded by loved ones at the time of his passing.
Cynthia “Cindie” Gruey passed quietly on May 7 in Tehachapi. She was 58. Cindie was a longtime resident of Tehachapi. Cindie’s family moved to Tehachapi from North Hollywood, Calif., in 1976. She graduated from Tehachapi High in 1977.
Jackie E. Rose, known to his friends as "Freddie Rose," passed away suddenly at his home in Tehachapi on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the age of 86 years old. Jack was born on Nov. 15, 1931, in Byesville, Ohio, to Forest and Odessa Rose.
Ed Carter, 79, passed away peacefully on April 27 in Tehachapi, Calif. Born Raymond Edsel Carter on May 8, 1938, in Mentone, Calif., to Raymond B. and Mary Carter, Ed was the oldest of three children.
John Gardner began his journey on Nov. 27, 1951, in Bethesda, Md. John proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1971-1975 and fought in the Vietnam War. He began his 30-plus year career in construction in the early 1980s.
Ola Lee Patterson, 94, made her way to her heavenly home on April 10, 2018. She was devoted not only to her own family, but to so many others. Her devotion was rooted in her firm belief in God and has earned her a peaceful rest.
Harold Williams, 70, of Tehachapi, Calif., passed away on April 9, 2018. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, Calif.
Clifford "Corky" Lunceford passed away March 5, 2018, in his home in Bear Valley Springs. He is survived by his brother James Lunceford, wife Donna; his two sons, Alan Lunceford and Glenn Lunceford. As well as his step-children, Cherice Hatton, and her husband Matt; Kim Little; Teresa Osborn…
David Purtian Watson Sr. was called home to Christ on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Klamath, Calif., surrounded by family. David was born March 6, 1961, in Lancaster, Calif., to James Watson Sr. and Shirley Watson.
Tate Douglas Satterfield, a husband, father, grandfather, son, uncle and brother, passed away at his home in Tehachapi. Tate lived life with a clever and curious spirit.
Karl Berthold Kinast passed away from a short struggle with leukemia on March 15, 2018. He passed away peacefully in his home in Tehachapi, Calif., where he felt most comfortable.
William Franklin Pendley was born June 22, 1942 and passed peacefully in his sleep March 15, 2018. He was known as Wilbur to some, Bill to others and Papa to his family — but he was loved and respected by all.
A Celebration of Life for Albert Mainord will be held on Saturday, March 24, at 2 p.m. in the Tehachapi High School Gymnasium. He was 71 years of age. Al’s life came to a conclusion here in the historical railroad town of Tehachapi, and began as a young child near the rails, as his grandfath…
Paul David Barrett, age 76, passed away on March 10, 2018, in Arvin, Calif. Services are being held at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018, at Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 E. Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin, Ca.
Jerry Adams, a longtime resident of Bear Valley Springs, Calif., and originally from Philadelphia, Penn., passed away peacefully on or around Dec. 31, 2017, at age 74 (or so) in Bear Valley Springs.
Brianna Gabriella Medina passed away on March 2, 2018, in Bakersfield, Calif. Services will be held March 15, 2018, at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi, Calif., at 11 a.m. and officiated by Pastor Nathan Hiner.
Margaret Mary (Halpin) Ortiz departed from this life suddenly in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. She was surrounded by her husband, Gilbert Ortiz, son, daughter, and daughter-in-law. Margaret was 61 years of age.
Larry became an angel on Feb. 1, 2018. He was born in Anadarko, Okla., on July 30, 1949, to Donald and Betty Jane Mathews. He moved to Tehachapi two years later with his family. Larry graduated from Tehachapi High School, where he played baseball and basketball, in 1967. He was always a Warr…