Obituaries

  • Kathleen Marie Stratton, 1947-2016

    Kathleen Marie Stratton was called to her eternal home by God on July 28, 2016. She was 68. Born Dec. 2, 1947, to Stanley and Eve Potorski in Burbank, she graduated from Burbank High School and later from medical assistant school. She worked the majority of her career in the health care field,

  • Miguel Angel Ybarra, 1925-2016

    Miguel Angel Ybarra passed away in a Bakersfield hospital with his family at his side, on Aug. 23, 2016. He was 91. There will be an all-night vigil service beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at Villa La Paz in Keene. The funeral service will be held at Villa La Paz on Monday morning, Aug.

  • Doris Lorraine Solis, 1931-2016

    Doris Lorraine Solis, 1931-2016

    Doris Lorraine Solis passed away Aug. 18, 2016. She is reunited in Heaven with her oldest son, Bruce Jr. and her brothers and sisters, Donald, Butch, Sue and Shirley. Doris was born on March 28, 1931, in Hot Springs, Ark., to Delbert and Ethel Rood. She was the oldest of four sisters and two

  • Helga Rolin, 1932-2016

    Helga Rolin, 1932-2016

    Helga was born on Sept. 25, 1932 in Franzensbad Czechoslovakia (Sudetenland) prior to the beginning of World War II to Karl and Adelheide Markus. During the end of the war she, along with her brother, two sisters and other family members escaped the advancing Russian troops by crossing into

  • Mary Lee Young-Stutz, 1934-2016

    Mary Lee Young-Stutz, 1934-2016

    In loving memory of the beautiful Mary Lee Stutz who graduated into her Creator’s loving arms on Aug. 7, 2016. Mary Lee was 81. Born on Sept. 8, 1934 in Santa Cruz, she married Robert G. Young on Sept. 1, 1952 in Reno, Nev. They then resided in Crescent City until 1966 when they relocated to

  • Judith Ann Logan, Sept. 13, 1938 - Aug. 1, 2016

    Judith Ann Logan, Sept. 13, 1938 - Aug. 1, 2016

    Judith Ann Logan passed away on Aug. 1, 2016. She is now in Heaven with her oldest son, Robert, and the love of her life, husband Bob. Judy will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She loved the Lord and her family with all of her heart. She always had a

  • Robert E. Roedel, 1939-2016

    Robert E. Roedel, 1939-2016

    Robert Edward Roedel, aka Bob, Bo or BoBo, of Tehachapi (Stallion Springs and Sand Canyon), tragically lost his long and terrible battle against brain cancer on Aug. 14, 2016, at Lifehouse in Bakersfield. Bob is survived by his adoring wife and constant companion of 44 years, Mary E. Roedel, his

  • Doris Lorraine Solis, 1931-2016

    Doris Lorraine Solis passed away in her Tehachapi home on Aug. 18, 2016. She was 85. A memorial service will be held at Grace Fellowship Church in Tehachapi on Aug. 27, 2016. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with her care. A full obituary will be in next week’s edition of Tehachapi

  • Walter J. Weed, 1939-2016

    Walter J. Weed, 1939-2016

    Walter J. Weed, 77, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at his home in Bear Valley Springs. He was cremated at Woods Funeral Home in Tehachapi. Interment and a memorial service are planned for the near future. His ashes will be buried at the military cemetery in Arvin. Walt was born in North

  • Guadalupe Loyd, 1945-2016

    Guadalupe “Lupe” Loyd passed away at her home in Tehachapi on Aug. 4, 2016. She was 70. Services are pending at this time. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.net.

  • Agnes Lorene Salo, 1929-2016

    Agnes Lorene Salo, 1929-2016

    Agnes Lorene Salo, 86, died July 21, 2016, in Bakersfield. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at First Baptist Church in Tehachapi. Lorene was born in Missouri, raised in Michigan, and followed her sister to beautiful California. In 1950, she met her husband,

  • Scott Andrew Black, 1957-2016

    Scott Andrew Black, 1957-2016

    Scott Andrew Black, 58, passed away at home in Tehachapi, Aug. 9, 2016. His Celebration of Life will be held Friday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. at The Woods Pavilion, 323 W. F St., Tehachapi. Scott, son of Delbert and Lennie Black, was born in Long Beach on Sept. 30, 1957. He graduated from Gahr High

  • Marie Berta (VonBerckefeldt) Richardson, 1942-2016

    Marie Berta (VonBerckefeldt) Richardson, 1942-2016

    Marie, “Kitty” as she was known by relatives and close friends, was called to her final resting place and eternal life by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 22, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. She suffered from various ailments over the past six years and was unable to walk or care for herself during the

  • Helen Elizabeth Parker, 1912-2016

    Helen Elizabeth Parker, 1912-2016

    Helen “Honey” Parker passed away on July 26, 2016, just 17 days shy of her 104th birthday. She is joining in Heaven her husband, Walter Parker; her first husband, Lester Hall; her daughter, Barbara Chott; her granddaughter, Debbie Hunter; and grandson, Tommy Hall. Honey is survived by her son,

  • Jerry G. Hartley, 1938-2016

    Jerry G. Hartley, 1938-2016

    Jerry G. Hartley went home in his sleep, to be with his Lord and Savior, on July 14, 2016. He was the owner of Tehachapi Rooter Service.