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Toby Flanagan: 1939-2016

JonPaul “Toby” Flanagan of Bishop CA was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven on January 25, 2016 following a three-year battle with cancer; he was 76 years old. Born in Honolulu, HI June 28, 1939, to Jim and Irene Flanagan, the family moved to Vista in 1944. Toby attended Vista High School where he excelled […]

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Shelia Cantwell: 1948-2016

Shelia Elaine Cantwell 08/10/1948-01/15/2016 Shelia was born in Indianapolis, Ind. to Bernard & Charlotte Cantwell. She grew up in Las Vegas, Nev. graduated from Bishop Gorman High School and went on to graduate from Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles, Calif. Shelia moved to New Meadows, Idaho in 1978 where her three children were […]

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Ralph Connor: 1924-2016

RALPH WALTER CONNOR July 1924 – January 2016 On January 22, Ralph passed away at Northern Inyo Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Lila Connor; brother, Robert; sisters: Laueerne, Edith, Norma, and Alice. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Bernadine and three children: Janice, Webb, and Tom. […]

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Sybil Summers: 1926-2016

Sybil Dewey Summers passed away peacefully in her Bishop home on January 22, 2016. Her last days were spent in the company of daughters Lysa Eldridge and Laurel Monahan, grandson Dustin Eldridge, and loving caregivers Tina Wales and Notty. Sybil was born to Bates and Gladys Dewey on November 19, 1926, in Bakersfield, California. She attended […]

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George Pendleton

George Pendleton: 1961-2016

George Pendleton passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 54 on Jan. 14th 2016. He was preceded in death by his father, George; his mother, Patricia; and brother, Matt. He is survived by his brother, Greg; sister, Merri; son, George; daughter, Kayla; stepdaughter, Dianna; 6 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. George […]

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Richard Vradenburgh: 1932-2016

Mr. Richard (Dick) Thomas Vradenburgh was born in Glendale, California on October 14th, 1932.  He was a long time resident of Bishop California and passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 8th, 2016.  He was 83 years old. Richard retired from DWP after 25 years.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  […]

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Beverly Jean Efsaif

Beverly Efsaif: 1930-2015

The world lost a beautiful and cherished soul this past December 18th, 2015. Our dearly beloved Beverly Jean Efsaif, the always smiling, always glad-to-see-you wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, auntie, friend, confidant, mentor, listener and volunteer, passed away so unexpectedly, yet ever so gently at her cozy, comfy, open-doored cottage in Bishop, California. Her warm embrace, […]

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Bob Miller

Bob Miller: 1923-2016

Robert “Bob” Bruce Miller, November 6, 1923 – January 9, 2016 Bob passed peacefully from this earth on January 9, 2016 after a short illness. He was engaged, interactive, independent, and happy to the last day of his life. Bob was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Esther Jane and Gilford Miller. He attended Iowa […]

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Bobbie Paranick: 1926-2016

ROBERTA KATHRYN PARANICK 1926 – 2016 Bobbie, as she was known, was born to Charles Lane Adair and Kathryn Conway Adair on October 3, 1926 in a house on May Street in Bishop. She passed away on January 3, 2016 in Bishop Care Center, after a short stay there, receiving excellent care. Bobbie met her […]

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Patricia Riggins

Patricia Riggins: 1938-2015

Patricia Helen Riggins, 77, a resident of Chalfant for 57 years was born in Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1938, she passed away December 26, 2015 in Bishop, CA. Patricia grew up in the towns of Wilmington, , San Pedro, and Torrance California.  Then, about 1948 when she was 10 or 11 of age, she […]

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Eva-Brigitte Buntic: 1921-2015

Eva-Brigitte Buntic, age 94, resident of Sterling Hights, Bishop, CA , born in Germany on May 16, 1921, passed away peaceably surrounded by friends and family on December 27, 2015 in Inyo Hospital. Prior to Bishop she resided in Mammoth Lakes after moving from Illinois with her husband, Robert, in 1976.   Survivors include daughter, Birgid […]

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Ralph Kenney: 1921-2015

Ralph Joseph Kenney, 94, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Bishop, California. He was born to the late Ralph and Jennie (Horne) Kenney on May 10, 1921 in Venice, CA.  Ralph graduated from Venice High School in 1939.  Following this, he became a Los Angeles Lifeguard. While living in Venice, Ralph met and […]

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