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Bob Todd, Morning On Air Talent For Sierra Wave Radio Alt 92.5 has passed.

Bob Todd, morning on air talent for Sierra Wave Radio Alt 92.5 has passed. Click below to hear audio. Bob Todd, morning on air talent for Sierra Wave Radio Alt 92.5 has passed. Hello, I’m Bill LeFever. In 1996, Benett Kessler started this company, Sierra Broadcasters, by putting on the air KDAY Radio, 92.5 FM. […]

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Obituary VINCENT SCOTT HARMON 1965-2020

VINCENT SCOTT HARMON  1965-2020 Vincent Scott Harmon was born October 24, 1965 in Puyallup, Washington to Albert Harmon and Velia Kutzkey. Throughout his younger years, he attended schools in Lone Pine, Independence and Bishop, CA. He developed a great love of football, baseball and fishing. Scott was a lifelong Owens Valley local and befriended most […]

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Carol Ann Nichols (Ellis) Obituary

Born 1935 in beautiful Silverton Colorado, Carol moved to Bishop with her parents, Forest “Frosty” and Dora Ellis, where she and her six sisters lived lives full of love, adventure, and shenanigans.  Carol loved life, nature and critters, music, dancing, sweets, painting, being with family, her kids and grand-kids.  More than anything, she loved her […]

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Louray Ellen McGrale Obituary

June 20,1942 – November 24,2019 Louray Ellen Mcgrale died in the arms of her children in the home of her son at 6:40 am on November 24, 2019. She was 77 years old and had been fighting a relentless battle with cancer for decades. Louray was born in San Pedro, Ca to Raymond and Cigna […]

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Harriett E Stone Obituary

Harriet E. Stone passed away peacefully on October 28, 2019 at age 99. Harriet was born April 6, 1920, to her parents Ernest and Hulda Ulrich, in Happy Valley, Oregon. The Ulrich family, father and mother and their 5 children left Oregon in August of 1926 and moved to Santa Ana, in southern California, where […]

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David Lewis Jones Obituary

David Lewis Jones 1938-2019 David Lewis Jones was born August 13,1938 in Weirton, West Virginia and passed away peacefully at his home in Bishop, California on October 27, 2019 after living with COPD and heart failure for a number of years. David graduated from Chaffey Union High School in Ontario, California in 1956 and enlisted in […]

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John E. Baxter, a life long resident of the Owens Valley died in Covina, CA on Wednesday October 16th, 2019.  He was 89.  John was born  in Sacramento, CA November 17th 1929 to Lester Harold Baxter and Clara Bransetter- Baxter.  The family moved to the Owens Valley the following year. After high school, John went […]

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Janice La June Gill Obituary

Janice La June Gill   1928 – 2019 Janice La June Gill passed peacefully from this earth on October 8th 2019 at her residence in Reno Nevada. Janice was 91 years young when Heaven was ready for her return. Janice is now reunited with the love of her life, James Morgan Gill who proceeded her […]

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Joanna Uhler ( 1932-2019) Obituary

Joanna Margret Uhler 10/15/32 – 09/28/19 Born in Cleveland Ohio to Joseph and Helen Stevens. Joanna grew and thrived scholastically,her father being a school teacher her mother a homemaker and musician. Along with her younger siblings, Mary,Gregory,and Rosalind.While in high school she met the love of her life William Z Uhler and soon after married, […]

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Obituary Coss Connolly (1933-2019)

Coss Connolly 1933-2019 Coss Connolly passed away peacefully in Bishop, California in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 6, 2019. She was 85. Coss was born in Whittier, California on October 27, 1933 to Calvin James Culp and Laura Belle Matthews. Coss was christened “Vivian Irene Culp” but an older sister began calling her […]

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