Victor Moreno passed away Feb. 20, 2021 at the age of 56.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Rosita Santa Cruz Ortega 77, passed away at home surrounded by her family, Feb. 13, 2021 in Banning.

Karl, always an adventurer, was the only one of his large family to venture out of his village in Germany.

Harry Jackson passed away Feb. 9, 2021 at the age of 67.

Ana Luisa Orozco a long-time resident of Beaumont met her creator, Our Lord Jan. 28, 2021 at the age of 64.

On Sept. 5, 1933 in Raleigh N.C. Dorothy Reynolds was born to the late Willie and Mary Reynolds.

Franz Altrichter, 94, passed away Feb. 15, 2021, at his home in Cherry Valley.

Craig passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 16, 2021 at his home in Lakewood, Wash.

Detroras Lorraine Oravecz {De}, 90, passed awey peacefully at her home in bed on Feb. 11, 2021. She put up a fight against an unknown villain, until she was diagnosed with ALS in December of 2020.

Cynthia C. Hansen (Boone) a.k.a Cindy, was born in San Bernardino on April 9, 1964 to the proud parents of David Boone and Nedra Boone (Patterson).

Dorothy Tamie Rabe passed away Feb. 2, 2021 in Banning due to natural causes. She was 83.

Marcellus Shepard, or Mot, as he was known to everyone, was born to MC Shepard and Rozilla Goodwin on June 27, 1932 in Long Branch, Texas.

Kenny Razon, 59, passed away peacefully Feb. 4, 2021 at the USC hospital in Los Angeles.

Gary Morgan was born Jan. 15, 1938 in Rocky Ford, Colo. to Harold and Evelyn Morgan, and succumbed to COVID-19 Jan. 17, 2021 in Banning with his brother Steve by his side. He was 83.

Lorraine J. Carlson Larstead, 92, of Ballard, Utah, formerly of Beaumont, passed away at the home of her daughter, Kelley and Gerry Feb. 10, 2021, with family by her side.

Russell Lloyd Lyman Sr. passed away peacefully at home Feb. 8, 2021 with his wife and two daughters at his side.

Marvin Haas passed away peacefully at home Feb. 6, 2021 at the age of 95. He was born to Jennie and William Haas on July 7, 1925 in New York City.

Elva Lamas passed away Jan. 13 in Banning. She was 66.

Ty Andrew Owings, 18, of Costa Mesa passed away Jan. 24, 2021 from a traffic accident in Riverside.

Robert W. Brown was born May 31, 1947 in Nebraska City, Neb.

Richard James Wilson passed away Jan. 25 in Palm Springs after a battle with cancer. He was 56.

Jean Goldsmith was born May 31, 1935 in Manoa, Pa. to Antonio and Elodia DiRocco from Italy.

Richard Avery “Dick” Grant died at his daughter’s home in Banning Jan. 30, two weeks shy of his 94th birthday.

Garret Marcus, a member of the Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians passed away at his home Jan. 27, at the age of 56.

Danna Truex was born Aug. 23, 1948 in Orem, Utah, where she later married her husband Michael.

Emelinda Rose “Sunshine” DeFeo was born May 18, 1944 in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she was raised by an Italian and Polish-American immigrant family.

Andy Lerma passed away Jan. 28, at Kaiser Permanente in Moreno Valley.

Roy Acosta Sr. was born Feb. 2, 1960 in Burlington, Vt.

Bob was born in Indiana on March 24, 1947 and joined the Marine Corps to “get out of the snow”.

Mary Ruth Krieger, 72, of Beaumont, passed away Jan. 1, 2021 after a brief illness.

John A. Olszowy passed away Jan. 28, 2021, at the age of 55 after a long illness.

Joe Diaz Hernandez was born April 7, 1937 in Garnet, Calif. Throughout his child and adolescent years, he was raised in Palm Springs and attended school within the Palm Springs School District.

Helen O. Jeska passed away Jan. 20 in Boise at the age of 101 due to heart failure, with her daughter by her side.

Charles (Chuck) Rudolph Pritchard, 94, of Banning passed away Jan. 5 from complications of COVID-19.

Beloved mother and grandmother Mary Dell (Galloway) Jones was born Sept. 12, 1933 in Glenwood, Ark. to John R. and Olive Mae Galloway.

Nelda Louise Rankin, 96, of Elkhart, Ind. died Jan. 25, at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart.

Robert Wayne Nielson, our beloved father, husband, grandfather, brother, father-in-law, nephew, uncle, cousin, and friend, passed away peacefully at Heritage Gardens Health Care Center Jan. 14, just two weeks after the passing of his sweet wife Jerry. He was 78.

Mary Ann Diehl, 75, passed away on Dec. 19, 2020 in Beaumont from a sudden heart attack en route to the hospital. She will be greatly missed.

Dora Lee “Dum” Lugo, 75, a tribal member of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, passed away on Jan. 15, in Rancho Mirage.

On Jan. 12, Amador V. Ortega, loving husband, father and grandfather peacefully passed away at his home with his family by his side.

Upcoming Events

SandTrap Bar and Grill

Good Morning Beaumont Breakfast, hosted by the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, will be taking place Friday, March 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the SandTrap Bar and Grill located at 892 West Valley Parkway, Beaumont.

Banning Airport

Banning Chamber of Commerce will hold Street Drags at the Banning Airport March 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Race car entry is $30 when you pre-register online. Registration the day of the race is $35.