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Leland H. Brown: 1923 – 2019

Leland H. Brown, 1923 – 2019 Leland Hugh “Lee” Brown died on March 4, 2019 at his home in Bishop surrounded by family. Lee was born in Bakersfield, California on January 21, 1923. He moved to Bishop after serving in the Army Air Corps in World War II as an aircraft mechanic. After working as […]

 
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Alois Benedict Coufal: 1927-2019

Alois Benedict Coufal 1927 – 2019 Alois Benedict Coufal, age 91, resident of Bishop for 28 years, was born in Brainard Nebraska on April 12, 1927. He passed away peacefully in his sleep early on the morning of March 5, 2019 at Northern Inyo Hospital. He was surrounded by his highest earthly priority, his family. […]

 
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Elvira T. Heit: 1925-2019

Elvira T. Heit 1925-2019 Elvira “Ellie” Heit was born in 1925 in Cheefoo, China. Her father Theo Rosenthal was a brewer of Estonian descent and her mother Alma was a housewife of German descent. Her father died while she was quite young and at age eleven, she moved with her mother to Shanghai. Six months […]

 
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Danny Dean Sprague: 1932-2019

Danny Dean Sprague died at home on February 23, 2019. He was born in Wapato, Washington on June 9, 1932. His parents, Jean L. Sprague, and Edwin A. Sprague and brother, Jack Sprague preceded him in death. He left behind his wife, Kay Sprague, of 57 years, 2 sons, Danny Sprague of Bishop and Brian […]

 
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Mildred L. Davis: 1957-2019

Midred L. Davis, age 62, peacefully passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in her apartment in Lone Pine, California. She was born February 4, 1957, in Los Angeles, to Ola Mae and James Davis. She was a 1975 graduate of Crenshaw High School. After graduation, she attended the University of Southern, California and transferred to University of San […]

 
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Kristerpher John Isbell: 1990-2019

Kristerpher John Isbell passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 after a courageous battle with Leukemia. Kris was born August 4, 1990 here in Bishop, California. He grew up in a large family with many cousins around him. He loved play fighting with his many swords and reading stories about magical, mythical creatures. He loved […]

 
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Sean Donald Van Maanen: 1992-2019

Sean Donald Van Maanen or Sean Don as his family called him 26, of Bishop California died February 11, 2019 at his home. Sean was born April 3, 1992 in Sonora California and then moved to the Bishop area shortly after with his family. Sean attended Bishop Elementary, Home Street Middle School and JKBS. Sean […]

 
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Sandy Reed: 1931-2019

Sandy Reed 1931 – 2019 Sandy passed away at his home in Bishop, CA on February 1, 2019, at the age of 87. Sandy was born in Bishop and raised in Benton. He spent his entire life in the Owens Valley. Sandy was a jack of all trades, and could make or fix anything. He […]

 
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Virginia Ruth MacLeod: 1943-2019

VIRGINIA RUTH MACLEOD 1943 – 2018 Virginia Ruth MacLeod was born on November 12, 1943 in San Rafael , CA and passed away on February 2, 2018 from rare neurological disease. Virginia is survived by her husband Joe; brother Roome Paget and sister in law Vickie; daughter Ychelle Arbuckle and husband Clifton; daughter Sue Dishion […]

 
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James “Jim” Tatum: 1958-2019

James “Jim” Tatum, age 60, passed away on January 27th. He was surrounded by family at his home in Bishop as he concluded his courageous battle with cancer. Jim, a lifetime Bishop resident, was an incredible husband, father, brother, and community contributor. His love of the local community was evident in all of his professional […]

 
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Rosemarie Martha Thornton: 1931-2019

Rosemarie Martha Thornton 1931-2019 Rosemarie Martha Thornton 87, of Big Pine passed on January 3, 2019 of a massive stroke. Rose as her friends knew her was born to Joseph J. and Catherine Mayer on January 21, 1931 in Los Angeles Ca. She was married to Charles ( Chuck ) Thornton on February 4, 1949 […]

 
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Primavera Fejfar: 1930 – 2019

Primavera Fejfar, 1930 – 2019 Primavera Fejfar, born on March 23,1930 in Salerno, Italy to Vincenzo and Grazia Rolleri, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 3, 2019. Primavera immigrated by ship from Italy to Canada in 1950 with her daughter, Anna Carey, to join her husband, Peter Karl Fejfar.  Primavera learned to speak […]

 
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