Lois Darlene Bushnell
1939 – 2014
Lois Darlene Bushnell, 74, of Tehachapi entered into rest on Thursday, July 10, 2014. 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. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
Antonia Corona Collins
1927 – 2014
Tehachapi resident Antonia Corona Collins entered into rest on Monday July 7, 2014. She was 87 years old. Services are scheduled for Saturday, July 12, 2014. A memorial service will be held at the Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall at 1 p.m., followed by a reception at The Mountain Aire Estates clubhouse, in Tehachapi. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 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, Inc. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
John Robert Schuler
1951 – 2014
Tehachapi resident John Robert Schuler entered into rest on Friday, July 4, 2014. He was 62 years old. Services are scheduled for Thursday, July 10, 2014. A graveside service at Bakersfield National Cemetery will begin at 9:15 a.m., followed by a memorial service at Grace Fellowship Church in Tehachapi at 11 a.m. 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. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
Patricia Ann McCain
1932 – 2014
Patricia Ann McCain went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 in Bakersfield.
Helen Joyce Mihelich
1928 – 2014
Helen Mihelich passed away at her home in Bear Valley Springs on June 20, 2014. Helen is survived by her husband, John; and their children, John Howard, Mark James, Robert Bruce, Jodi Kay Cole, and Mary Beth; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
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).