Consuelo O McCullough
1951 – 2014
Bear Valley Springs resident Consuelo O McCullough entered into rest on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 2014. She was 63 years old. No services are scheduled. A full obituary will appear in next week's edition of the Tehachapi News. Arrangements were made with the assistance of Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
Pedro “Pete” Hernandez
Pedro “Pete” Hernandez, age 86, of Crystal, Minn., formerly of Tehachapi, went home to be with Jesus on June 26, 2014 at the Crystal Care Center, Crystal, Minn.
Richard Edward Drake (Dick)
1937 – 2014
On June 20, 2014 Dick went to be with the lord, after a lengthy and hard battle with esophagus cancer.
Dick was born in Summit, N.J., and raised on a farm in Far Hills. Dick was always an outdoors person, and hard worker. Horseback riding took up all of his spare time, and that is where he met his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Applyby Drake (Doy). They would be seen at all of the local horse shows competing with each other.
Aaron Paul Loar
1986 – 2014
Aaron Paul Loar has returned to his Heavenly Father. He was born on Jan. 6, 1986, and passed on June 19, 2014, at his home.
Violet Marie Tiberghien
1931 – 2014
Violet Marie Tiberghien passed from her earthly home at 8:35 a.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the home of her daughter, at the age of 82 years, 9 months, and 25 days.
William Edward Becher
1921 — 2014
William (“Bill”) Becher died peacefully at Country Living in Tehachapi at the age of 93, after a rich and varied life.
Born in Tonawanda, N.Y., he left home to enlist in the Army in 1940. Rising through the ranks, he became a field artillery battery commander with the rank of captain by 1944. At Utah Beach when the Allies invaded Normandy, he survived the Battle of the Bulge, the Battle of Bastogne, and the breaching of the Siegfried Line, but lost his only brother in the war.
Genevieve Margaret Higgins
1919 — 2014
Genevieve Margaret Higgins (nee Hughes) left us on June 5 after a lengthy and inspiring journey (Nov. 28, 1919 through June 5, 2014), peacefully and suddenly (pneumonia).
1931 — 2014
Violet Tiberghien of Tehachapi, California, entered into rest on Friday, June 13, 2014. She was 82 years old. A viewing is scheduled for Friday, June 20, 2014, at 10 a.m., with the funeral service to follow. Both will be held at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net
Madge Lucille Householder
1912 – 2014
Madge Lucille Householder passed away May 30. She was 101. Madge was born Dec. 1, 1912, in Mason City, Iowa.
Col. Richard Thompson Carrington, Jr.
1923 — 2013
Col. Richard Thompson Carrington, Jr., born March 1, 1923, passed away on Dec. 3, 2013. Married for 70 years to his wife Jewel, Richard was the father of Michael and Patrick, grandfather to seven, great-grandfather to two, and raised three grandchildren: Colin, Kaylee and Naomi.
Dexter Raymond Reese
1931 — 2013
Phyllis Marie Reese
1929 — 2014
Dexter and Traci Reese were both proud residents of Tehachapi and both passed away in Bakersfield.
Filipe Toledo Gonzalez
1986 – 2014
Filipe Toledo Gonzalez, 28, entered into rest on June 2, 2014. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. The recitation of the Rosary will be at 6 p.m. Interment will be in La Palma, Michoacan, Mexico. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.