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Rowena McCreery passed away Nov. 16, 2022, at Redlands Community Hospital.

Family and friends mourn the Nov. 8 loss of Jim McDonald, one of Banning’s more colorful individuals.

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.

Glen Earl Bates Jr. passed away on Nov. 9, 2022, in his home in Banning.

Duane "Duke" E. Bechtel, born Feb. 17, 1943, passed away Oct. 26, 2022.

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Natasha Rae Lesh passed away Nov. 16, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones and a compassionate, caring team of specialized medical professionals at Riverside University Health System.

Timothy Burt Freetly, 66, a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away on Oct. 28, 2022, an end to a long battle with liver cancer.

Thomas E. Parr of Banning passed away suddenly Oct. 16, 2022, at the age of 74.

Christopher Todd Coty, 52, of Banning passed away Oct. 26, 2022, due to smoke inhalation resulting from a middle-of-the-night accidental house fire.

Sadie Ruth Howard was born on Aug. 12, 1948, to the late Cleveland Newell Sr. and Sadie Carpenter Newell in Hickory, Miss.

Kathryn (Brooks) Witt passed away on Oct. 28, 2022, at home with her husband James Witt at her side.

Services will be held in Redlands for Neil Alwin Nottingham Jr., a retired firefighter who died Nov. 1, 2022, after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 85.

Robert L. Rohrback of Banning, born March 29, 1934, in Omaha, Neb., passed away Nov. 3, 2022.

Victor E. Andrade Jr. passed Oct. 17, 2022, in Loma Linda. He was born July 23, 1965, in Hemet, and he resided in Banning for 40 years.

Muriel Ann Davis, 90, of Banning passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Muriel was born in Saginaw, Mich.

Brien Lee Kinney of Cherry Valley was born in Covina on Aug. 21, 1959, and passed away on Oct. 4, 2022.

After fighting his 7-year battle with cancer, Dale Bock passed away peacefully to our Lord, at home with his family at his bedside Oct. 15, 2022.

Julie Kristine Potts passed away on Oct. 16, 2022, in Redlands Community Hospital with family by her side. She had fought a long battle with cancer and, more recently, COVID-19.

MaryLee Lytle (Weigle) age 76, passed away peacefully at home Sept. 15, 2022. She was born Sept. 3, 1946, in Los Angeles. She briefly lived in Fullerton, and then she and her family made their way to Cherry Valley in 1957 to put down their roots.

On Oct. 16, 2022, Franklin Fravell Johnson peacefully passed away with his beloved wife of 67 years and family by his side.

On Sunday morning, Aug. 21, 2022, Arlene Diaz Marquez passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. She was 86 years old.

Lewey Bernard was born on a hot summer day Aug. 9,1956, in Fayetteville N.C. to Theophilus LeDavid and Eula Anne Wright. He was the seventh of 10 children. Lewey passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in his home in Beaumont.

Betty Wagley Papanickolas passed on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Wildomar, Calif., at the age of 92.

Paula L. and John S. Parton passed away on Aug. 31, 2022, due to an automobile accident while on a road trip in Colorado. They had both celebrated their 74th birthdays earlier this year. They died as they lived… eternally together.

David Barclay Chiever passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 22, 2022, due to an aneurysm. Born June 6, 1965, in San Jose, Calif., he was 57 years old.

Kathy Joann Northcutt (nee Trinidad) passed away on Sept. 4, 2022, just three days after her 66th birthday.

Valerie Monroe passed away July 13 after a 3-year battle with ovarian cancer.

Glenn Robert Knudsen Jr., 64, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022 in Fontana. Born in 1958 in Pico Rivera, Glenn grew up in Buena Park, Cypress and Calimesa. with his parents Glenn and Lillian (both deceased), his two older brothers, Gary and Robert, and his older sister, Teri. He was the b…

Vivian Hall has passed. Vivian was born Aug. 9, 1929, in Lamar, S.C., to Roscoe and Theresa Lyde, both of whom preceded her in death.

William Boyd Thomas, 78, died unexpectedly in early September 2022, at his home in Beaumont.

Born May 6, 1957 in Indio California, to parents Thomas and Armida Santa Cruz, Arthur entered into his final rest on Aug. 31, 2022.

Thomas John King passed away on Sept. 5, 2022 at the age of 82.

Laura "Chawa" Quesada, 74, of San Jacinto, passed away on Sept. 8, 2022.

Consuelo “Connie” Marquez Hernandez, 95, of Cherry Valley passed away on Sat., Aug. 20, 2022. She was born Jan. 12, 1927, in Calexico, Calif.

Christina Watson Smithberg passed away on Aug. 16, 2022, after a brief illness, a day before her 78th birthday. She had been a resident of Sun Lakes Country Club, Banning, since 2014.

Shirley May Murg passed away peacefully at her home on Aug. 29, 2022, two weeks after her 92nd birthday.

Nancy Margaret Boyle passed away on Aug. 15, 2022. Boyle was born Feb. 1, 1935, on the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota.

Kathleen Rae (Gainor) Ringwood was born on Jan. 10, 1947, and passed from heart failure on Aug. 29, 2022, at Kaiser’s San Francisco hospital at 75 years of age. She was the daughter of Pomy and Donna Rae Gainor (deceased). Kathy grew up in Walnut Creek, Calif. with her most recent residence …

Cynthia Louise Kuran (Moses) died Aug. 11, 2022. Cyndi was born March 4, 1950, in Massillon, Ohio to George Raymond Moses and Ruth Eleanor Moses (Geis).

Mildred (Helen) Barnes was born on Dec. 20, 1949, and passed away at her home on Aug. 20, 2022, with her friends Jake Lara and Lynn Mandour by her side.

Katie Ozell Moore ,born April 6, 1927, in Brownfield, Texas, to James Franklin Walls and Flossie Esther (Shelton) Walls, passed on Aug. 21, 2022.

On Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, Justine Vallez passed away.

Robert “Bob” Allen Reynolds Sr. passed away at the age of 64 unexpectedly of natural causes at home in Banning on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022.

Rene Ochoa, 59, of Beaumont, died early morning Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in a house fire.

Bonnie Jean Jones Strebe passed away in her sleep on Aug. 3, 2022, at her home in Banning, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Bonnie was born on Feb. 21, 1943, in Riverside, to Leon Jones and Iris Virginia Jones.

Edward Elliott Weeks of Beaumont passed away peacefully on Aug. 1, 2022 at the age of 91, with his wife by his side.

Oscar Rudy Ramirez Jr. also known as ‘Redbone’ passed away July 9 at home in North Palm Springs at the age 64.