Tommy Ray Miller
1945 — 2013
Tommy Ray Miller "Papa" from Tehachapi passed away at age 68 on Oct. 7. He was a proud veteran and is survived by his loving wife of 48 years Sandra Miller, and his children and grandchildren. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Matthew was born Sept. 20, 1961, in Long Beach. He was many things to many people, a beloved father, son, brother, husband, companion, commercial contractor, professional photographer, world traveler, and friend.
Raymond Edward Bilger
1948 — 2013
Raymond Edward Bilger, a 15-year resident of Tehachapi, passed away on Oct. 27, at 2:27 a.m. He was 65 years old.
1953 — 2013
Michael Gumbish, a 30-year resident of Tehachapi, passed away on Oct. 23. He was 59 years old. Services will scheduled at a later date. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with his care. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.net.
Stephen Clyde Biggs
Stephen Clyde Biggs, a resident of Bear Valley Springs, passed away on Oct. 29. He was 69 years old. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with his care. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.
Joe H. Elizondo
Funeral services for Joe H. Elizondo, 73, were held at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Sacramento on Saturday, Nov. 2. Joe passed away in Sacramento on Oct. 21 after a lengthy illness.
Lori Ann Wiggins
Lori Ann Wiggins, loving wife & mother, beloved friend & preschool teacher left this earth and entered heaven on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at noon in Bakersfield. She was only 50 years old and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Mary Lorraine Herbaugh
Tehachapi resident Mary Lorraine Herbaugh went to be with the Lord on Oct. 26, 2013, after a short battle with cancer and a longer battle with dementia. She was 76 at the time of her death, and died at her home of 34 years. Private interment was held at Bakersfield National Cemetery on Oct. 31.
Kathryn A. Errecart
Kathryn Errecart, an amazing woman, gifted musician, brilliant teacher of English composition, literature and music, loving mother, grandma and great-grandma, left this physical plane peacefully at the age of 88. She lived a long and meaningful life that touched and profoundly influenced the lives of many students. She was deeply loved and respected. Our family celebrates her and sends her spirit in love on to her new adventures and experiences.
Roger James Olsen
1938 — 2013
Sand Canyon resident Roger James Olsen passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, in Bakersfield. He died one day shy of his 75th birthday. Roger was born in Los Angeles to James E. and Hazel (Smith) Olsen.
Lynn Clayton Lozar
1938 — 2013
Lynn Clayton Lozar, 75, of Bear Valley Springs, our beloved, husband, father, brother, and friend, went home on Sept. 24.
Born in San Diego, Lynn grew up in the San Gabriel Valley. He was the oldest child in a family of a brother and two sisters. He earned a college degree from Cal Poly, Pomona, in Business Administration, and a master’s degree from UCLA in History.
Michael Coy Reed
1958 — 2013
Mike was born on Dec. 11, 1958, in Bakersfield and passed away at his home in Bakersfield on Oct. 19. He is predeceased by his mother Lorraine and survived by: his father Bob, his siblings Jeff and Jody, his children DeAnn and Mike, and his grandchildren Aidan and Liam. Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Army.