Obituaries

  • Terry deMontmorency, 1967-2016

    Terry deMontmorency, 1967-2016

    The community of Tehachapi mourns the loss of native son Terry David deMontmorency, 48. On Saturday morning, April 30, Terry was suddenly and tragically taken from us. Born on Sept. 26, 1967, he is survived by his two amazing kids, Trenton and Taryn, beloved mother Charlotte, significant other

  • Jacqueline Ellen (Raybuck) Lomba, 1974-2016

    Jacqueline Ellen Lomba passed away at her home in Mojave on April 23, 2016. She was 42. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. May 3, 2016, with the funeral service following at 10 a.m., at Wood Family Funeral Service in Tehachapi. Interment will be at 1:15 p.m. at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin.

  • Shirley Mae Watson, 1937-2016

    Shirley Mae Watson passed away on April 17, 2016. She was 78. Services are pending at this time. Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.net.

  • James Arnold Goslin, Dec. 2, 1925 - April 16, 2016

    James Arnold Goslin, 1925–2016

    James was born in Boerne, Texas, to David Arthur and Lena Leath Goslin. He was one of seven children and spent his younger years on a dairy farm in San Marcos, Texas. In 1942, James joined the United States Navy and became a Baker Second Class. He left the Navy with an honorable discharge in 1950.

  • Annie Mayo, 1929-2016

    It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we have lost one of the most important people in our lives, Annie Mayo. After retiring from Albertsons, she and her husband, Paul, moved permanently to Tehachapi, where they spent the next 32 years. Annie leaves behind her loving husband of 55 years,

  • Joy Elaine Rose, 1935-2016

    Joy Elaine Rose, 1935-2016

    Heaven rejoiced and God welcomed home his daughter, Joy Elaine Rose of Tehachapi, on Friday, April 15, 2016. Her daughter was by her side as she left this life to enter into eternity. Joy, who was 80 at the time of her passing, was born on May 1, 1935, in Cleveland, Ohio, to parents Ellis M. and

  • James Arnold Goslin, 1925-2016

    James Arnold Goslin passed away on April 16, 2016. He was 90. A funeral service is scheduled for James at 11 a.m. April 22, 2016, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 600 Anita Drive, Tehachapi. Interment with military honors will take place at Tehachapi Public Cemetery-Eastside,

  • Lorraine Elizabeth Board, 1945-2016

    Lorraine Elizabeth Board passed away in her California City home, with family at her side, on April 13, 2016. She was 70. Services are not scheduled at this time. Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.net.

  • Robert "Randy" Randall Kieffe, 1952-2016

    Robert 'Randy' Randall Kieffe, 1952-2016

    Randy passed away on April 6, 2016, in a local nursing home. Services were held on April 11 at Wood Family Funeral Service in Tehachapi. Randy was born on Sept. 15, 1952, in Burbank, to Bob and Avenell “Tops” Kieffe. He was the youngest of three brothers. Randy was a longtime Kern County resident

  • Joy Elaine Rose, 1935-2016

    Joy Elaine Rose, 80, entered into eternal rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, April 15, 2016. She passed away at her daughter's home in Tehachapi, surrounded by those who love her. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Mountain Bible

  • Frank Harold Lutge, 1922-2016

    Lifelong Tehachapi resident Frank Harold "Bud" Lutge entered into rest on Sunday, April 10, 2016. He was 94. A viewing will be held at Wood Family Funeral Service from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. The funeral service will also be held at the mortuary on Thursday, April 14, at 11 a.m.,

  • Karol Cyrene Crank, 1928-2016

    Stallion Springs resident Karol Cyrene Crank passed away on April 4, 2016. She was 88 years old. A funeral service will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., April 14, 2016, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 600 Anita Drive, Tehachapi, Calif. A full obituary will follow in next

  • Robert Randall 'Randy' Kieffe, 1952-2016

    Former Tehachapi resident Robert Randall Kieffe passed away on April 6, 2016, in Mojave. Randy was 63. A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016, at 10 a.m., at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. A full obituary will follow in next week’s edition of the Tehachapi News. Wood

  • Darlene Frances Tomasko, 1940-2016

    Darlene Frances Tomasko, 1940-2016

    Darlene Frances Tomasko of Tehachapi. Cherished daughter of LaVon and Eva Hughes. Sister of LaVern Hughes. Devoted wife of Joe Tomasko. Loving mother of James and Raymond Tomasko. Doting grandmother of Ryan and Ty Tomasko. Passed on April 6, 2016, to meet her loving God and Savior Jesus

  • Lilias Faye Boyle, 1920-2016

    Lilias Faye Boyle, 1920-2016

    Lilias Faye Boyle (Coleman), 95, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2016, in Bakersfield. Lilias was born on July 23, 1920, in La Junta, Colo., to Lee and Margaret Coleman. Her family moved to Osawatomie, Kan., and later to Drexel, Mo., where she was raised with her older sister, Lois, and her