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Arthur Magill: 1928-2017

Arthur Magill was born on September 17, 1928, to Ross and Ellen Mallory Magill in Round Valley/Bishop, CA.   Arthur passed away on May 27, 2017 at Southern Inyo Care Center in Lone Pine, CA. Arthur attended school in Bishop; graduating from Bishop Union High School in June 1947.  He served in the United States Army […]

 
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Richard Knecht: 1931-2017

Richard Henry Knecht July 24th 1931 – June 1st 2017 Richard Henry Knecht , 85 passed away on June 1, 2017 at his residence in Bishop, CA. Richard was a native resident of Bishop and Graduate Bishop Union High School 1949, He played many sports including football and basketball which he was the captain of […]

 
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Kathy Bevins: 1965-2017

Kathryn Irene Bevins was born on January, 4th 1965 at Northern Inyo Hospital to Francisco Orville and Beverly Ann Bevins of Bishop. Kathy passed away peacefully in Phoenix Az on May 7th 2017. She was 52 years old. She was raised in Round Valley until she moved to Bishop with her mom and older sister […]

 
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Bob Bull: 1923-2017

Robert Kendrick Bull, passed away on May 18, 2017 at the age of 93. Bob was born in Los Angeles, California on October 21st 1923 to parents, William Taylor Kendrick, Jr., a prominent Los Angeles criminal attorney, and Clarice Ure Kendrick, a former actress in silent films, having appeared in several Al Christy comedies. Bob […]

 
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Don Zeleny: 1945-2017

Donald Joe Zeleny (1945-2017) Don was born on New Year’s Eve, 1945, in Artesia, NM. He was raised on the family farm where he learned the value of hard work raking alfalfa in the wee hours before school to earn money for his first BB gun. His trajectory changed from farming to science with the […]

 
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Peggy Hollis: 1959-2017

Peggy Hollis was born November 10, 1959 to Leon and Janie Lay at Northern Inyo Hospital. She was born into pioneering families. Angus McMurtie married Teenie Ellerbrook who owned and operated Sabrina Lake Resort in the early 1900’s. Jonni and Jonee Lay arrived in the Owens Valley Inn. Peggy’s inherent love of the mid-1900’s Owens […]

 
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‘Votie’ Goin: 1926-2017

James (Votie)  Devotie Goin Jr. March 14, 1926 to April 4, 2017 Votie was born in Kansas City Missouri, although his home was in Downey California. As Votie grew up he got into working as a child movie actor. Two of his most recognizable movies were small parts in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and […]

 
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Traian Morris: 1959-2017

Traian Morris 1959-2017 All funeral services will be held in Bishop CA. The viewing will be held on Friday, May 5th 2017 from 5-7pm at the Brune Mortuary, 325 W. Elm Street. The memorial service will take place on Saturday, May 6th 2017 at 11am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 725 Keough […]

 
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Bob Calloway: 1940-2017

Robert Lee Calloway 8/4/1940-4/24/2017 Bob Calloway lived the entirety of his life in his beloved town of Big Pine. He married his high school sweetheart, Pat Gunnoe in 1960, and they started their family a year later, celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary last June. Everyone who knew Bob will remember his outgoing spirit and his […]

 
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Katherine Keesler: 1925-2017

Katherine Keesler passed away on April 14, very peacefully, at Northern Inyo Hospital with her son and daughter-in-law by her side. Per her wishes there won’t be any services. Katherine was born April 23, 1925, to Elisabeth and Jimmy Robertson. She married Harold Keesler in 1942 and they had two sons, Marvin and Steven. After […]

 
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Sam Dean: 1933-2017

SAM DEAN 1933-2017 Sam was born January 19, 1933 in Chilton, Texas at home on the farm, to Ocie and James Dean. He only weighed 2 ¼ lbs. Ocie put him in a shoe box on the wood stove oven door which acted as an incubator. It was that beginning which formed the strong, determined, […]

 
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Ralph Wayne Summers: 1958-2017

Ralph Wayne Summers, a masonry-carpenter-laborer and life-long resident of Bishop, CA, died on March 19, 2017 at the age of 58 in his home. Ralph was born in Bridgeport, CA on May 30, 1958 to Jackie and Frances Summers. He graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1976. He attended American River College in Sacramento, […]

 
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