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Juanella Geneva Sharer: 1926-2018

A Celebration of Life, Memorial Service will be held July 22, 2018 at the Bishop Religious Science Church 129 East Line Street at !:00 PM  Reception following. JUANELLA GENEVA SHARER 1926 – 2018 Juanella was born September 12, 1926 in Memphis, Texas to Emmett and Lena Evans Juanella was the seventh child of eleven She passed away […]

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Ann Cappodanno

Ann Capodanno: 1934-2018

Independence resident Ann Capodanno passed away in Flagstaff, Arizona, on July 4 after a brief battle with cancer. She was 83. During an adventuresome life that took her from her East Coast home to numerous stops across the West even as far as Hawaii, Ann discovered the Eastern Sierra. She lived throughout the Eastern Sierra […]

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Lorrel Marian McLaughlin: 1937-2018

Wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Lorrel Marian Elder was born in Susanville, CA and was raised in a small valley just above Double Check, Nevada which was a railroad spur where box cars were left for her father to fill with gunnysacks full of diatomaceous earth (lime) to be shipped to Anderson Smith Milling Company […]

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David R. Lehr: 1937-2018

David R Lehr passed away peacefully in his home on July 8, 2018. He was born September 10, 1937 in Kirksville, Missouri. In December 1947 his family moved to Gunnison, Colorado and in 1948 moved to Grand Junction, Colorado where he grew up. He graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1955. He Joined the […]

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Mary Anne Cruz-Stone

Mary Ann Cruz-Stone: 1977-2018

MARY ANN CRUZ-STONE 1977 – 2018 Born March 14, 1977, Mary Ann passed away on June 28, 2018. Mary grew up in Bishop, CA. She had two sisters, Carol and Amy and one brother, Dan Stone. Mary would always help clean around the house and always did a great job. Mary was one of those […]

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Donna Jeanne Howell: 1937-2018

Donna Jeanne Howell 1937 – 2018 Donna Jeanne Howell, 81, an Eastern Sierra resident, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 in Reno NV. She was born on January 17, 1937 in Whittier, CA to Wallace and Lois Morrison. Donna attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she met her husband, James “Jim” W. […]

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Brown, Nancy

Nancy Joy Brown: 1951-2018

Nancy Joy Brown 1951-2018 Nancy Joy Brown, 67, born to Ruth McGee Brown and Harry William Brown of Bishop, California. She passed away on July 3, 2018 peacefully in her sleep at her residence. Nancy was strong, bold, fearless, outspoken, kind, giving, concerned, hard working, funny, a quick thinker, easy going, a community activist (harboring […]

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Bev Brown

Beverly Ann Brown: 1954-2018

Beverly Ann Brown of Bishop, CA passed away at Renown Medical Center in Reno, NV June 24, 2018. Born in Bishop on October 20, 1954 to Robert “Bob” and Elizabeth “Betty” Cashbaugh Beverly grew up in Hammil Valley at Cottonwood Canyon Ranch and attended Edna Beaman Elementary School in Benton until the age of 9 […]

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Donald Ray Eakins: 1924-2018

DONALD RAY EAKINS , 94 Don Eakins was born in Evansville, Indiana on May 2nd 1924 to Josephine and Hoyt Eakins. He went to meet his Lord and Savior on June 19, 2018. On Dec 4, 1942, at 18 years of age, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 2nd class in the […]

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Cora Williams: 1933-2018

CORA ANNA WILLIAMS 1933 – 2018 Cora Anna Williams, 85, passed away on June 17th, 2018, at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV surrounded by her family. Cora was born on January 24th, 1933, to Raymond and Tilda Hamby in Aldridge, MO. She was the youngest of 4 children; her brothers, Robert, Bill, and Gene. When she was […]

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Evelyn-Mae Nikolaus: 1931-2018

Evelyn-Mae was born June 16, 1931 in Pomona, CA, to Ralph and Frances Page. She developed a life-long love for the outdoors while enjoying camping trips to the Eastern High Sierra with her family. Evelyn-Mae attended high school in Alhambra, CA. Following high school, she graduated from Whittier College with a degree in home economics which positioned her for her move to Big […]

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Kenneth Dean

Kenneth Lee Dean, Jr.: 1959-2018

Kenneth Lee Dean Jr. was born December 11, 1959 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Kenneth Sr. and Loretta Dean. He passed away at his home on June 17th, 2018. He is survived by his loving companion Karen True; his two children, Travis Dean and Jessica Burton (husband Daniel Burton); granddaughters Dallas and Brooke Burton; Father Kenneth […]

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