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James (Jim) Ellis

James (Jim) Irving Ellis (1923-2020)

Born on January 5, 1923 in Los Angeles to Martha and Earl Ellis, James (Jim) Irving Ellis died March 20, 2020 in Bishop. He was 97. Jim was a devoted son, husband, father, and grandfather who never missed the opportunity to share his wisdom and knowledge with anyone who asked. His grandchildren, especially, were blessed […]

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2020-2-14_Donald J. Clark, Supt. ESUSD RIP

Former ESUSD Superintendent Donald Clark passed away on Valentine’s Day

According to a Facebook announcement, former Eastern Sierra Unified School District Superintendent, Donald J. Clark, passed away at age 58 of brain cancer at his home in Palmer, Alaska on February 14, 2020. Clark was ESUSD superintendent from 2007 to 2019. He was diagnosed with cancer in late 2019. His wife, Erika wrote on Facebook […]

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Obituary Janis Wyatt 10-30-21 to 1-19-20

  Janis Wyatt 1921-2020 Born Janis Marie to Lloyd and Dollie Morgan, October 30,1921 in Union City, lndiana, Janis entered permanent sleep at the Bishop Care Center January 19th – she was 98. Following graduation from high school, Janis and her fiance Lee Anderson, moved to Califomia where they wed in 1941 in Laguna Beach. […]

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Raymond Posner 2017

Obituary Raymond Posner 10-4-42 to 1-24-20

Raymond Posner 10-4-42 to 1-24-20 Ray was born in Pittsburgh, PA, to George and Erna Posner, the youngest of their six children. He graduated from Carnegie High School in 1960 and the University Of Dayton in 1964 where he met Betty Barnum. They married right after his graduation. He worked briefly for the Ohio Department […]

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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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