Dorothy Ruth Strunk
1932 – 2014
Dorothy Ruth Strunk, a former resident of Chino, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Tehachapi. She was 81 years old. A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Chino United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at YouCaring.com to help with service expenses. Wood Family Funeral Service is handling the arrangements. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.
Eddith Mae Hinkle
1928 – 2014
Eddith Mae Hinkle, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Tehachapi. The memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Mountain Aire Clubhouse, at 600 South Dennison, Tehachapi, at 1 p.m. There will be a private interment on April 18, 2014.
David Hamilton MacDonald
1940 – 2014
David Hamilton MacDonald entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Feb., 9, 2014. He was 73 years old. David was born in Boston, Mass., and moved to Whittier, at the age of four. He was a resident of Whittier, Rowland Heights, and Stallion Springs in Tehachapi.
Shannon Marie Weinert
1991 – 2013
Shannon Marie Weinert passed away on Dec. 18, 2013 at the young age of 22 due to complications following a ruptured appendix. Shannon had the challenge of living in a disabled body since her birth in Los Angeles on Aug. 16, 1991. She was born with an extremely rare genetic syndrome which caused developmental delays as well as cerebral palsy. In spite of her physical disabilities, she will always be remembered for her smile and the sweet innocent joy she brought to everyone that met her. She was a sweet reminder to be grateful and joyful for the gifts of life and companionship.
Alice Catherine Coghlan
1938 – 2014
Alice Catherine Coghlan née Huskins was born in Ferndale, Mich., on June 5, 1938, to Adrian and Pauline Huskins. She was raised in Burbank, where she attended Bellerman-Jefferson High School.
Alice married Garlin "Tex" Coghlan on Nov. 19, 1957. They settled in North Hollywood, where they raised their four children. Alice was active in the PTA, Cub Scouts, and Girl Scouts.
Michael James Matheny
1941 – 2014
Michael James Matheny completed his journey of 72 years which began with his birth on Sept. 5, 1941, culminating in his entrance to his eternal home on Jan. 29, 2014.
Katherine Anne McKay
1953 – 2014
Katherine Anne McKay, 60, of Bakersfield, passed away at Corinthian Gardens on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. She was under the tender care of Hoffmann Hospice.
1934 – 2014
David Alcorn, a resident of Tehachapi, passed away in his home Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. David lived most of his life in Hanford, was a member of First United Methodist Church, and graduated from Hanford High School in 1952. He went on to play football at COS and pursued a degree in criminology. In 1954 David married his high school sweetheart, Ruth Fry. David was employed by the Kings County Sheriffs Office and eventually served as Undersheriff. While with the Sheriffs Office he was chosen to attend the FBI academy in Quantico, Va.
Carol Wesner Wingle
1938 – 2014
Carol Wesner Wingle, 75, joined her loved ones in heaven on Feb. 2.
She was born in Pottsville, Pa., Sept. 28, 1938 to Robert and Amanda Troutman of Schuylkill Haven, Pa. Carol graduated from Schuylkill Haven High School and married Leo James Wingle on May 31, 1958. After 10 years as a homemaker, she went to college and graduated from USC with a master’s degree in social work and earning her LCSW. Her parting message to her husband, whom she had known since kindergarten was, “Thank you for a beautiful life.”
Betty M. Stahl
1923 – 2014
Betty Maude Stahl, 90, of Holton, Kan. passed away Feb. 1, 2014 at The Pines in Holton. She was born Oct. 10, 1923 in Omaha, Neb. the daughter of William H. and Maude (Clark) Moore.
Michael Anthony Golackson
1961 – 2014
Michael Anthony Golackson, age 52, passed away on Jan. 26, 2014, in Tehachapi.
Reverend Monsignor Francis Joseph Pointek
1913 – 2014
A DEDICATED LIFE
by Janet Roper and Pat Gracey
An era elapsed with the peaceful passing of Reverend Monsignor Francis Joseph Pointek on Jan. 15, 2014 at the age of one hundred years, three months and 22 days. The Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated on Jan. 20 by twenty priests of the Diocese of Fresno with the Most Reverend Armando X Ochoa, Bishop of the Diocese of Fresno, as main celebrant. Some 350 parishioners and friends were in attendance.