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Sherrill Virginia Odum (Farlander): 1951-2018

A Celebration of Life for Sherrill Virginia Odum (Farlander), will be held on Saturday, April 7, noon, at Lone Pine VFW Post 8036. Sherrill crossed over peacefully, surrounded by the love of family and friends, in Reno, NV on March 8, 2018. Born Sherrill Virginia Odum on July 27, 1951 in La Puente, Sherrill moved to Lone Pine […]

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William J. Trombley, Jr: 1922-2018

William (Bill) J. Trombley, Jr. formerly of Cohoes NY & Port Orange FL., died peacefully surrounded by his family in Bishop CA on March 20th, 2018. Born on July 23rd, 1922 in Cohoes NY. Bill was the son of the late Ceilia & William J Trombley, Sr. He was married to the late Lois Barbazon […]

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Roger Button: 1949-2018

Roger Button was born December 22, 1949 in Bishop, CA. to Irene and Leslie Button. Roger passed away unexpectedly March 17, 2018. Roger grew up in the Owens Valley, and attended school in Lone Pine. He was active in the Boy Scouts, Troop 82. Roger’s father was the Troop Leader. During High School Roger participated […]

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A loving tribute for Jack Padelsky: 1949-2018

JACK PADELSKY 1949 – 2018 My best friend Jack (John) Padelsky passed away unexpectedly at his home in Sunny Slopes on January 9, 2018 at the age of 69.  Interestingly (amazingly) in late December Jack had the sense of a foreshortened future that he shared with the Lutheran Pastor Kenton Puls. He began going to […]

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Dave Smith: 1942-2018

Longtime Bishop resident and owner of Culver’s Sporting Goods, Dave Smith, passed away on March 10, 2018 in his home after a long battle with cancer. Dave was born September 21, 1942 in Montpelier, Vermont to Martha and Harry Smith. When he was one his family moved to South Pasadena, California. He became a big […]

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Irene Margaret Lammiman: 1917-2018

Irene Margaret Lammiman was born on October 28, 1917 in LaCombe, Alberta, Canada and passed away March 3, 2018 in Bishop, California. Her parents, Herbert and Annie Jones, emigrated from Canada when she was 5 years old to Ducor, California. They eventually settled in San Luis Obispo to farm. Irene and Gordon moved to Bishop […]

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Helen Louise ‘Dinkey’ Boothe: 1918-2018

Helen Louise “Dinkey” Boothe Dixon was born Aug 10, 1918 to Roy and Rose Boothe, in Dinkey Ca. She died peacefully at her home in Bishop, on Feb 3, 2018. Her family moved to Bishop from North Fork in 1926, when Helen was seven. She attended Bishop schools graduating from BUHS in 1937. She went […]

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Bruce Dishion: 1948-2018

Bruce Charles Dishion was born on June 12, 1948 in Merced, CA and passed away on January 27, 2018. He moved to Bishop, CA in his high school years and graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1966. He married his wife, Sherry Dishion in 1967. They were married for 51 years and raised three children, Deston, Shane and Stacy. Bruce joined the Bishop […]

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Irmgard ‘Kitty’ Wilder: 1933-2018

Irmgard “Kitty” Wilder 1933-2018 Irmgard, age 84, always known as “Kitty” was born in Heilbronn Germany, November 19, 1933 to Johan Kantenwein and Paula Forstner. Kitty passed away on January 12, 2018, at Renown Medical Center. Kitty met and married Paul J. Wilder and they raised four children together. They were married 55 years. Kitty […]

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Venneida Lavalah Bryan 1927-2018

Venneida Lavalah Bryan 1927-2018 Venneida Lavalah Bryan was born August 29th 1927 in Arkansas and passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on January 22nd 2018. Throughout her life Venneida travelled and held many different jobs in her journeys ranging from picking cotton in Missouri to being an usher in San Francisco where she saw […]

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Jena Marie Fochesato 1923-2018

Jena Marie Fochesato 1923-2018 In Loving memory of our mother Jena Marie Fochesato, born April 26, 1923, left this earth on January 19, 2018. She had a loving and extended family. Per Jena’s request there will be family services only. We thank all of you for your thoughts and prayers.  

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