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Robert Lewis ‘Bob’ Unkrich: 1924-2017

ROBERT LEWIS UNKRICH 1924 – 2017 Robert (“Bob”) Unkrich, 93, of Bishop, California, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the Bishop Care Center. Born in Pasadena, California, to Lewis and Gladys Unkrich, he lived his life both in Ohio and California, enjoying his last 28 years in Bishop. Bob served as PFC […]

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Lucille Wyona ‘Cele’ Price: 1921-2017

Lucille Wyona Price March 13, 1921-December 9, 2017 Lucille, age 96, always known as “Cele” left this earthly dwelling place on the evening of December 9, 2017 with family at her side. Lucille was born March 13, 1921 in Yorba Linda, CA, to Nina Mae Myers and Duncan Caswell Bowerman. She has lived here in […]

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John Daniel Barlow: 1924-2017

John Daniel Barlow 1924-2017 John “Jack” Daniel Barlow, devoted husband, father and grandfather passed away Monday December 4, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Anne Kelso Barlow, his daughter Susan Jensen, his son Joel Barlow (Nan), grandchildren Lauren Gorgita (C.J.), Brent Jensen and Webre Barlow; nephews John and Ron Barlow, […]

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Linda Porter: 1948-2017

Linda Lee (Wicken) Porter, 69, long time resident of Bishop, California went to be with Jesus in Heaven on Tuesday December 5, 2017. Linda was born May 8, 1948 to Jack William and Mary Elizabeth Wicken. She is survived by her children Tom and Jolene, her sister Jacqui, nieces and nephews and five grandchildren. Linda […]

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Elsie Jean Clair: 1935-2017

Elsie Jean Clair was born December 22, 1935 and passed away November 25, 2017. She was 82 years old. Better known as Jean or Jeanne Clair and was the eldest of four children. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Miles Clair, and by her parents , Bessie Lee and […]

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James Edward ‘Jim’ Davis: 1930-2017

James Edward Davis James Edward Davis born October 14th 1930 entered into heaven on November 27th 2017 He died peacefully at home with his family around him, just the way he wanted it. Jim’s faith was strong and this was his favorite devotional from Pastor Chuck Smith, dated November 8th personalized for Jim, loving husband, […]

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Lefty Irwin

Henry Bernard ‘Lefty’ Irwin: 1922-2017

HENRY ‘LEFTY’ BERNARD IRWIN FEB. 6, 1922 – NOV. 27, 2017 (The following was printed in The Sierra Reader, May 19-25, 2016) “Lefty” Irwin’s handiwork around the Eastern Sierra is very visible, and whether he’s helping to build one of the seven fishing platforms for residents, or putting foundations under Boy Scout buildings or helping […]

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William Ward Mayhugh: 1927-2017

William Ward Mayhugh died November 18, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. Bill was at home in Ridgecrest, CA with family at his side. He was 90 years old. Bill was born August 8, 1927 to Lewis Harry Mayhugh and Ethel Euscebia Ward in Wheeling, West Virginia. Bill is survived by his wife, of […]

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Frances Lucille Attebery: 1924-2017

Frances Lucille Attebery passed away peacefully at her home in Bishop on November 16, 2017 at the age of 93. Frances (known as GiGi to her family and close friends) was born on March 24, 1924 in Montour Falls, New York. Her family lived in Watkins Glen, New York for a short time after her […]

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Jim Brackney: 1932-2017

JAMES CAREY BRACKNEY 1932-2017 Jim as he was known by family and friends, went to be with the Lord November 12, 2017 at the age of 85. Jim was born on August 19, 1932 to Carey James Brackney and Mary Elizabeth (Clayton) Brackney in Fallon, Nevada. Jim started working at the age of 13 driving […]

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Bruce Bell

Bruce Bell: 1926-2017

Rollin Bruce Bell, 91 Bruce passed away peacefully with loved ones at his side in Reno, NV on November 6, 2017. A third-generation Owens Valley native, Bruce was born in Lone Pine, CA on May 29, 1926. His early years were spent in Independence, graduating from Independence High. He loved flying over the valley and was […]

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Dr. Bob Denton passes away

Robert Webster Denton (December 2, 1922- October 28, 2017 Dr. Bob Denton passed away on October 28, 2017 in Bishop, California. His parents, Dr. William Denton and Vivian Webster raised Bobby and his younger brother Eddie in Randsburg and Trona, California. Bob attended High School in Bakersfield California, completed his bachelor’s degree at Pomona College. […]

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