Ernst Schwenzer, passed away on Nov. 26, 2019, at Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree.
Bertha L. Robinette, a 41-year resident of California and a 17-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died Nov. 23, 2019, at Mount Gilead, Ohio, at home with her loved ones. She was 84 years old; the cause of her death was cancer.
James Weldon Taylor, a 54-year resident of California and a 31-year resident of Morongo Valley, died at home with his wife Nov. 16, 2019, from complications of cancer. He was 73 years old.
In 1932, Patty’s family relocated to Twentynine Palms where the family opened Graham’s restaurant, which is regarded as the town’s first café. Patty waited tables for 50 cents a week and when she was able to drive (at 12), she often delivered hot meals to customers in ill health who couldn’t…
Robert Anthony Barajas, 24 — known to all as “Bobby” — received his angel wings on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Born in Palm Springs, he called Yucca Valley home. Bobby was a graduate of Joshua Springs Christian School and was one of four students who played for the CIF winning fo…
Betty Louise Smith Rittmiller, an 89-year resident of California and a 55-year resident of Yucca Valley, died in Avon, Indiana, at her daughter’s home with family at her side on Oct. 25, 2019. She was a 92-year-old breast cancer survivor.
Kenneth Michael Lyon, a 61-year resident of California and a 30-year resident of Yucca Valley, died at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs on Oct. 26, 2019. He was 61 years old.
John Ellsworth Fishbaugh, a lifelong resident of California and a 28-year resident of Yucca Valley, died surrounded by family Oct. 26, 2019, from a hemorrhaging stroke at his home. He was 81 years old.
Jeffrey Scott Gunderson, a 50-year resident of California and a 26-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died from early onset frontal temporal lobe dementia at San Juan Villa Dementia Care Facility in Port Townsend, Washington, on Aug. 18, 2019. He was 70 years old.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce Clifford Lyle Donohoo was called home from his healthy earthly mind and body to the arms of our loving Heavenly Father on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, from a heart attack. He was doing what he loved most, deer hunting in the southern Utah Mountains.
Larry R. Kirchmann was born on July 23, 1934, in Fullerton, to Albert and Adrianna Kirchmann. Larry has resided in California his whole life. He has lived in Joshua Tree, Desert Hot Springs, Idyllwild, Palm Desert, Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley for the last five years where he passed awa…
Surrounded by family in her final hours, Som Chit “Nokie” Harz returned to our Creator on September 16th, 2019, in the arms of her beloved children, Sean and Susan Sarina. If you ever met Som, you would never forget her, as she was a firecracker of a being who brought her passion and energy …
Genevieve E. Salisbury, a 43-year-resident of Twentynine Palms and an ardent supporter and lover of this community, died from natural causes on Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, in her daughter’s home in Corbett, Oregon. She was 90 years old.
Kelli Jean Turner, a lifelong resident of California who lived in Twentynine Palms, Yucca Valley and finally Landers, died peacefully in her sleep from a ruptured aneurysm at her home in Landers on July 2, 2019. She was 57 years old.
Warner Robins, Georgia — On the evening of Saturday, September 7, 2019, Myrtle “Aggie” Agnes McBride was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was 95 years old. The daughter of the late Frank and Elsie Kent, Aggie was born in Los Angeles. She was very active in the Be…
Kathryn Joanne Schweitzer, known to her family and friends as Joanne and to some family as Jodi, passed peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, with family at her side. She was 88 years old, just missing her next birthday by less than a month.
Sherman L. Glover, a 65-year resident of California and a 17-year resident of Yucca Valley, died from a stroke at the Kindred Hospital Rancho in Rancho Cucamonga on April 29, 2019. He was 83 years old.
Tina Marie Bridgeford Woods, a 57-year resident of California and a 34-year resident of Barstow, died of liver failure at the Continuing Care Facility in Barstow on May 16, 2018. She was 57 years old.