Polly Linton, a long time resident of the Morongo Indian Reservation, died Sept. 14 after suffering from a severe medical condition.

Praisetab will honor, remember and celebrate our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, friend and diva.

John Alan White, 56, of Big Bear, formerly of Banning passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 19.

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.

Maj. William H. Johnson, U.S Marine Corps (ret.) passed away Sept. 3, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Kathleen Elizabeth Wagner, 73, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2020, at her home in Cherry Valley. Kathy was a resident of Cherry Valley for 40 years. She was born in Brooklyn to a Navy mom and Marine father. The family settled in Fullerton after 10 years of military moves throughout Sout…

Barbara Ann Hall, née Lakso, died on Sept. 4 in Streator, Ill. after succumbing to the severe and rapid effects of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

At the age of 53 James Lara passed away peacefully with his mother Mary Lara, brother Larry, and a lot of other family members by his side at Desert Regional Hospital on Sept. 10, 2020.

Joan Selvin passed away on Sept. 12, 2020 in Banning. She was 89.

Norma Gow Shedden passed away June 29, 2020 in Montana, where she lived with her husband Bill.

Dolores Morris of Beaumont passed away at the age of 90 on Aug. 10, 2020.

Theresa Sanchez, 42, of Banning, passed away at San Gorgonio Memorial Park of Banning on Aug. 30.

Alice “Leona” Hardesty passed away peacefully on Sept. 2, in Banning, with family by her side. She was 94.

Relatives and Friends of Venka Williams were saddened to learn of her passing on Aug. 25. Born on Aug. 27, 1928, in Ruse, Bulgaria, she joined her Lord and Savior two days short of her 92nd birthday.

Barbara Ann Calderon “Punkin” was born in Los Angeles on Jan. 30, 1936 and entered eternal life on Aug. 22, at her home on the Morongo Indian Reservation.

Edward Leonard Dressel Sr., 94, passed away on Aug. 31 at his home in Mentone where he lived with his son Lawrence and daughter-in-law Lucy.

James Kaylor died on Aug. 22 in Palm Springs of natural causes.

Robert was born on Aug. 3, 1924 and passed away on Aug. 20, 2020 in Palm Springs.

Dr. Delphine “Del” Short of Beaumont went home to Jesus to rest in grace on July 27, with family by her side at her daughter’s home in Costa Mesa. She was 87.

Juan Manuel Vallez went home to the Lord on Aug. 9. He was age 66. Juan was born to Francisco and Justina Vallez on June 24, 1954 in Culiacan Sinaloa, Mexico. At the age of 14, Juan decided to leave Mexico and move to the United States by himself, where he lived in Chicago for four years wor…

With deepest sorrow we announce the passing of Daniel Martin Teague, 51, on Aug. 15 while in the hospital.

Inez Tomlinson, age 96, passed away peacefully at Wildwood Canyon Villas in Yucaipa.

Karl George Hansen died on Aug. 13 at his home in Cherry Valley of natural causes.

On May 12, Bobby G. Mc Cloud, loving brother and uncle of several nieces and nephews, passed away at the age of 83.

Rudolf Zerr was Born on April 18, 1931 in Odessa Russia, moved to the United States in 1952 and married Stefanie in 1954 in Los Angeles.

Beloved wife and mother, Mary A. Ellis, 86, of Beaumont, passed away on July 27, due to COVID-19.

Silveria B. Gonzalez, 93, was called home on July 26 in Banning to be with our Lord in Paradise.

Charles A. Scott was born on Feb. 2, 1943, the oldest son to Virttie B. and Sonny Scott in Jacksonville, Texas.

Arthur “Turo” Placido Valdivia entered life in Banning on April 11, 2005 and entered into eternal life on July 5, 2020.

Ferne Elizabeth Eaton Colley passed away on July 19 in Beaumont at her daughter Linda Smith’s home.

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David Lee Lewis, 83, of Banning, passed away at home on July 13.

Debora (Debbie) Ann Moore was born March 17, 1959; and after a valiant fight with cancer went to her heavenly home to be Jesus on April 30.

Jerrilyn M. Smith, age 77 of Cabazon, passed away at her home with her loving family by her side on July 13.

Elizabeth (Beth) L. Reneker, 90, passed away peacefully in her home on July 16, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Carol Colbert died on July 1 of a heart attack. She was 79.

Our loving son, brother and friend was called home on July 1 to be with our Lord in paradise and to reunite with family and friends gone before.

Ruth M. Parker went home to be with her Lord on June 24. She was 100.

Upcoming Events


LifeStream will hold a community blood drive at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, 600 N. Highland Springs Ave., Banning on Friday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and at Farmer Boys, 1538 Second Street Marketplace in Beaumont , Saturday, Oct. 3 from 1 to 6 p.m.