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Mammoth man among two deaths in Mono County

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press releases On the afternoon of Monday, July 20, 2015, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an unresponsive male climber in the Clark Canyon area. Ryan Nash, age 35, of Mammoth Lakes, California, was rock climbing in a popular area known as Area 13 in […]

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George Robert Macklin: 1928-2015

George Robert Macklin, 86; born August 25, 1928 in Ukiah, CA passed away peacefully on June 20, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital. Bob moved from Duarte, CA in the summer of 1968 to Bishop where he lived until 1988 and then moved to Gardnerville, NV, and then back to Bishop in May of 2011 to […]

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Bobbie Mandich: ‘A fortunate life’

Barbara Louise  Mandich (Bobbie), longtime Bishop resident and descendant of local pioneer families, passed peacefully in her home on June 9, 2015.  Bobbie was born on October 30, 1923, in Downey, CA, to Verle and Pearl Brown.  She attended school in Norwalk, CA, graduating from Excelsior High School. She enrolled in classes at Long Beach […]

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Reba Mae Sullivan: 1915-2015

Reba Mae Sullivan (nee: Morgan) was born December 13, 1915 and passed away June 4, 2015, just six months shy of a grand 100 years old.  She was born in Southwest Missouri  and moved to California where she spent her happiest days fishing with her husband Paul and partying with her second husband Harold. Reba […]

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Longtime Bishop resident Peggy Blunt dies

Peggy Blunt, long time Bishop resident, dies on Mule Days Weekend Margaret “Peggy” Rose Blunt, a resident of Bishop for over 60 years, passed away on May 23rd at the age of 83. Margaret Rose Blunt, known to many as Peggy, was born as Margaret Price in 1931 in Winscombe, England. Like many youths in […]

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Aurora Granado Lopez: 1941-2015

Aurora Granado Lopez, 73, resident of Bishop, CA for 41 years, born in Deming, N. Mexico on December23, 1941 Passed away on June 2, 2015 peacefully at her home. Aurora’s love and joy were her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She found pleasure in watching them in the many activities they were involved in and just […]

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Jerry Rupp: 1939-2015

Gerald C. Rupp, age 75, resident of Bishop for 29 years, born in Monterey Park on November 7, 1939 Passed away on May 17, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital. Jerry grew up in Los Angeles surrounding areas and graduated from Manual Arts High School in 1958. He entered service in March 1958 with the US […]

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Sharon Anne Rubio: 1949-2015

  Sharon Ann Rubio, age 65, resident of Bishop, California for 42 years, born in Des Moines , Iowa on September 16, 1949  Passed away on May 3, 2015 at 1:05PM at home with family. Sharon grew up in southern California graduated from Kennedy High School in 1967. Met Robert Rubio in 1969 and married […]

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Joyce McDowell: 1929-2015

Joyce Joan “Carter” McDowell, 86, passed away on May 5, 2015 in her residence in Yucaipa, Cali. Joyce was born in Long Beach, Cali., On March 6, 1929. Joyce first marriage was to Robert Wright and together they brought 3 children into this world, Ronald, Janelle and David. Later she was married to Donald Swenson […]

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Robert Ferrey: 1931-2015

Graveside funeral services for Robert H. Ferrey, 84, a resident of Bishop for more than 60 years, will be held Saturday, May 9, 11 a.m. at the East Line Street Cemetery. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 8988, and David Lent will officiate. Born Jan. 13, 1931 in Los Angeles to Robert H. Ferrey II […]

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Harold Miller: 1932-2015

Harold Miller 1932-2015 Hal passed away Tuesday April 21st after a prolonged battle with Prostate Cancer. He was born May 13, 1932 in Ottawa, Ilinois the son of Marie and William Miller. Hal worked many years in Los Angeles for Armored Transport Company where he worked as a security guard. His most celebrated clients include the 1984 […]

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