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Thursday 05/28/2015
Bernhard (Bernie) Grunewald
Posted: May 28, 2015 - 8:33 am

Bernie Grunewald went home to be with the Lord on May 14, 2015 from Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda California after losing his battle with acute myeloid leukemia and multiple myeloma.

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Ruby (Johari) Stringer Cook
Posted: May 28, 2015 - 8:31 am

Ruby (Johari) Cook entered eternal life on May 20, 2015 in Surprise, Ariz.

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Carol Louise Gaskill
Posted: May 28, 2015 - 8:23 am

Carol Louise Gaskill passed away May 20, 2015.

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John Thomas Korbas
Posted: May 28, 2015 - 8:19 am

John Thomas Korbas passed away peacefully at Banning Healthcare in Banning on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, with his family by his side. He was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Clearfield, Penn. to John F. and Stephania J. Korbas. 

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Danny Lynn Robinson
Posted: May 28, 2015 - 8:21 am

Danny Lynn Robinson passed away on May 19, 2015 at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital. He was 57.

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Elizabeth Cape
Posted: May 28, 2015 - 8:17 am

Elizabeth Cape passed away on May 15, 2015 at her home in Beaumont after a long battle with cancer.

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Thursday 05/21/2015
Robert Ralston Linn
Posted: May 21, 2015 - 9:03 am

Robert Ralston Linn, of Banning, passed on Saturday, March 21, 2015. 

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Charles Anthony “Tony” Aceves
Posted: May 21, 2015 - 9:04 am

A gift from God. A Blessing to the multitudes, and inspiration to many, greatly loved, with cherished memories.

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Beverly Jean Coward
Posted: May 21, 2015 - 9:07 am

Beverly Jean Coward passed away on May 11, 2015. She was 89.

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Edith Mae Hines-Graham
Posted: May 21, 2015 - 8:53 am

Edith Mae Hines-Graham passed away in her sleep May 13, 2015.

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Margarito “Mage” Andrade
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 8:56 am

Margarito “Mage” Andrade passed away May 8, 2015 in his home in Banning.

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Thursday 05/14/2015
Leila Lee Chubb
Posted: May 14, 2015 - 8:44 am

Leila Lee Chubb started her journey on May 5, 2015 at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

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Sharon Katherine Reek
Posted: May 14, 2015 - 8:47 am

Sharon Katherine Reek passed away on April 30, 2015 at her home in Banning. She was 65. Sharon was born in Poulten, England on Feb. 26, 1950 to Harold V. Harter and Katherine M Pickett.

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Margarito “Mage” Andrade
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 10:17 am

Margarito “Mage” Andrade passed away May 8, 2015 at his home in Banning.

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William “Bill” G. Champion
Posted: May 14, 2015 - 8:41 am

William “Bill” G. Champion, 64, Banning resident of 27 years, passed away on May 3, 2015.

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Peter G. Miranda
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 8:44 am

Peter G. Miranda entered into his eternal life with our Lord and Savior, on May 6, 2015 in his home.

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Thursday 05/07/2015
Sharon Katherine Reek
Updated: May 07, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Sharon Katherine Reek passed away on April 30, 2015 at her home in Banning. She was 65. Sharon was born in Poulten, England on Feb. 26, 1950 to Harold V. Harter and Katherine M Pickett.

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Michael Ray Thompson
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:19 am

Michael Ray Thompson born July 17, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio, parents Bobbie and Dixie Thompson. Mike was three months old when he came to Santa Monica. He attended school through third grade in Santa Monica when the family moved to Pomona in 1960. Mike graduated from Claremont High School, then worked in the family business, Thompson Plating, until he established his own plating business in Parker, Ariz. in 1990. Mike also served in the National Guard.

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Cynthia “Cindy” F. Dopp
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:15 am

She was born Sept. 25, 1961 in Detroit to Arnold and Frances Wysocki. Cindy has been a resident of Beaumont/Cherry Valley for the past 39 years. She always loved working with her husband and being home to spend time with her family.

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Joanna Marie Chiever
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:13 am

Joanna Marie Chiever, born to Joseph and Thelma Blackney on Dec. 22, 1934 in Oklahoma.

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Audrey Cohen
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:17 am

Audrey Elaine Alexander Randall Cohen, 96, made her transition on April 29, 2015 at Golden Meadows Assisted Living in Banning.

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Red (Edmund Lee) Mayhood Sr.
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:11 am

He was 84-years-old. Red was born on March 4, 1931 in Terry Township Penn. to Robert Alvin Mayhood and Nellie Arabelle Soper. The family moved to Norwich, NY in 1943. Red was in the Navy from April 9, 1948 to March 2, 1953, during the Korean War.

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W.T. “Dub” Cook
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:09 am

W.T. “Dub” Cook, 80, passed away on April 27, 2015 in Atoka, Okla. Dub was born on April 10, 1935 to Irvin and Ora (Robinson) Cook in Crystal, Okla.

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Audrey Murphy Nathan
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:04 am

When she first got the idea to write a regular newspaper column detailing the abundant activities in the Sun Lakes community, Audrey Murphy Nathan, who passed away on May 2, could not at first come up with the right title, the one that would define her own extremely positive perspective on life.

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Evelyn “Evie” Mott
Posted: May 07, 2015 - 8:06 am

For almost all of her 89 years, she was a California girl. She loved the Sierras for skiing, hiking, fishing and just because they were there to view from anywhere in California.

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Thursday 04/30/2015
Moises C. Orta
Posted: April 30, 2015 - 9:14 am

Moises C. Orta passed away on April 17, 2015 at the age of 66.

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Ronald Lee Titus
Posted: April 30, 2015 - 9:16 am

Ronald Lee Titus passed away April 26, 2015 at his home in Cabazon. He was 63.

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James Edward Magers
Posted: April 30, 2015 - 9:12 am

James Edward Magers, 87, passed away on April 23, 2015 in Banning. He was born April 12, 1928 in Salt Lake City to Oscar and Clara Magers. James was a sergeant in the Marine Corps for five years, and after then worked for Boeing/McDonald Douglas in Long Beach for 47 years, where he had retired in 2000. For the past 16 years of his retirement he has resided in Cherry Valley.

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Arthur E. Villalobos
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 9:21 am

Arthur E. Villalobos was born on May 12, 1933 to Felipe Villalobos and Belen Estrada in Indio.  He was one of 10 children.   

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Patrick Arthur Kyger
Posted: April 30, 2015 - 9:02 am

Patrick Arthur Kyger passed away on April 20, 2015. Pat was born Sept. 3, 1945 in Los Angeles and died at the age of 69. He lived most of his life in Fontana before moving to Beaumont.

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Leonard J. Wisz
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 9:20 am

Leonard J. Wisz, 81, was a resident of Riverside and Banning for 37 years. He was born in Chicago, and was a graduate of St. Martin’s University in Washington State in 1956. He served two years in the Army, stationed in Atlanta.  

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Dean Hernandez
Updated: April 30, 2015 - 9:05 am

Dean Hernandez, 33, resident of Beaumont since 2010, passed away April 12, 2015 at Loma Linda Medical Center.  

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Thursday 04/23/2015
Daniel Martinez
Posted: April 23, 2015 - 11:05 am

Daniel Martinez left this world on April 8, 2015 due to a brief illness to be with the Lord and his family in Heaven. He was 82.

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Viva “Helen” Hargreaves
Posted: April 23, 2015 - 11:04 am

Viva “Helen” Hargreaves entered into rest on March 18, 2015 in Banning. She was born on April 13, 1918, raised in Ohio and graduated from East Liverpool High School in 1936.

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Dalton Allen
Posted: April 23, 2015 - 10:59 am

Dalton was born in 1923 and raised in London, Texas on a small farm with eight brothers and sisters who have preceded him in death. He served bravely in World War II as a ball turret gunner flying missions in B24 planes over Nazi Germany.

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Brian Scott Howard
Posted: April 23, 2015 - 11:02 am

Brian Scott Howard lost his courageous battle to bone cancer on April 11, 2015, but attained everlasting life, when he went to be with the Lord his savior, Jesus Christ.

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Margaret M. (Lincoln) Finley
Posted: April 23, 2015 - 11:00 am

She was born on Dec. 2, 1927 in Jackson, Mich. She was a descendant of a Jackson County, Michigan pioneer family. Her great-great-great-grandfather, Chester Wall, was the first non-native settler in Sandstone Township, Jackson County. Margaret was a member of St. Bartholomew Church and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a life member of the National Education Association and California Teachers Association. She was also a member of the California Retired Teachers Association.

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Donnie C. Beaver
Posted: April 23, 2015 - 10:56 am

He was born Feb. 12, 1935 in Seligman, Mo. to Charles and Jessie Beaver. Donnie would retire from the Navy as a Boatswain’s Mate First Class after 21 years of service in 1977. He had received multiple awards for his service to country and community. Donnie would go on to work as an Arco mechanic for 20 years in San Diego and later retire to Banning where he resided for the past 12 years. He was an active member of the Banning VFW Post 233 and would be called upon to help perform military honors for local veterans that had passed away.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
Don R. Borbridge
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:13 am

Don R. Borbridge, 87, passed away on April 9, 2015.

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William Raymond Runkey, Sr
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:15 am

William Raymond Runkey, Sr passed away April 9, 2015 at his home in Banning.

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Ethel Mae Bolton Musser
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:16 am

Ethel Mae Bolton Musser was born in Willoughby, Ohio on Oct. 1, 1921.

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Shirley Blocker
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:11 am

Shirley Blocker passed away at her home in the Morongo Reservation on April 6, 2015. She was 75.

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Beverly J. Eicholtz
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:09 am

“I’d Like to Leave an Afterglow of Smiles When Life is Done”

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Blanche B. Fries
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:12 am

Blanche B. Fries passed away on April 11, 2015. She was 100.

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Doris Rakestraw
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 10:06 am

Doris Rakestraw, 68, lost her battle with cancer in Redding on March 21, 2015.

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Randy B. Patterson
Posted: April 16, 2015 - 9:53 am

Randy B. Patterson, 63, of Yucca Valley and Beaumont, passed away April 3, 2015.

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Thursday 04/09/2015
Anthony Dale Klaus
Posted: April 09, 2015 - 8:39 am

 He was born on April 6, 1935 to Anton and Helena Klaus in Virovitica, Croatia. He immigrated to Los Angeles at the age of 16 with his family as part of the displaced persons program from Germany.

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Crystal Marie Lund Nunez Gamboa
Posted: April 09, 2015 - 8:42 am

 She was born on June 2, 1979 to Kristen Lund of Cherry Valley. She was raised in Cherry Valley and graduated from Beaumont High School in 1997. She married her high school sweetheart Amado Nunez and together they have three children Sal, Sam, and Elizabella Nunez. She was a homemaker for 12 years. Then attended Copper Mountain College and earned a degree in nursing. She then worked in the nursing field teaching and clinically for many years.

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Louise Knapman
Posted: April 09, 2015 - 8:41 am

Louise Knapman, of Banning, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital.

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Jeri Lynn Bachman
Posted: April 09, 2015 - 8:33 am

Jeri Lynn Bachman passed away on March 28, 2015 at home in Banning. She was 54.

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