We are saddened to say that Rolf W. Peter departed from this life on March 27.

Ida is survived by sisters Pauline Knox and Shirley Martin of Banning; son Timothy L. Siva of Gig Harbor, Wash.; daughter Marlina Siva of Palm Springs; grandsons Trevor Siva of Bremerton, Wash., Joshua Siva of South Bend, Ind., and Riley Siva of Gig Harbor; two great-grandsons, a great-grand…

Curtiss Rosten, 74, of Beaumont died of a heart attack on March 27.

Thomas Michael Mahoney entered the veil on March 15 at his Banning home in his sleep at age 58.

Helen P. Urbina, 82, passed away in Calimesa on Feb. 29.

Robert Lee Vernoy, 94, died peacefully in his home in Victorville on March 7.

Howard Alan Esterson passed away early in the morning of March 11, beloved husband of Carol Steuer Esterson, loving father of Marlena Esterson, Lori Esterson and Kenny (& Lili) Esterson.

Ann Nolan passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on March 7.

Freddie Duane Rains died on March 7 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. He was 76.

Sharon Lee Easdale, 81, of Beaumont passed away on Saturday Feb. 29 at Esperance Home Care in Redlands.

LoVae Pray Martines, wife of retired Assistant Region Chief Bob Martines, passed away on Feb. 21 after a lengthy illness.

Kathleen A. Dawson died on Feb. 26 at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital.

Doris Ilse Brown died on Feb. 25 of a possible stroke. She was 94.

Wendy Ward Weigle went to be with the Lord on Feb. 18. She was born June 20, 1952 in Orange. Wendy was a 68 year resident of Cherry Valley and passed away in Yucaipa.

Theresia Schaefer of Cherry Valley passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, after a brief illness.

Sally Ellen Cawthon passed away in her sleep, at home, in the early hours of Feb. 29.

Joseph Jordan Hernandez passed away in Banning on Feb. 10.

­Crystal L. St. Marie, age 42 year, passed away in Fresno on Feb. 12.

August E. Schmidt Jr., 95, resident of Banning, formerly of Calimesa, Grand Terrace and Faulkton, S.D. passed away on Feb. 14 at The Lakes Memory Care in Banning.

Joyce died on Feb. 9 in Beaumont of natural causes. She was 78. She was a 54-year resident of Beaumont and was a teacher’s aide at Beaumont Unified School District for three years.

John Julius Walker, age 100, passed away on Feb. 11, at his Loma Linda home. John was born in Holtville, Calif. on Sept. 17, 1919.

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Recreation and Park District board member Bruce Bartells died on Feb. 5, surrounded by family, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Everett Otto Braden died Feb. 8 at his home in Cherry Valley. He was 81.

Carolyn Vivian Benson passed away on Jan. 27 at Cherry Valley Health Care in Banning. She was 78.

Arturo Muñoz of Banning passed away on Jan. 25.

Judith E. Klippi, age 85, of Banning passed away on Jan. 25. She was born on Jan. 20, 1935 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

John Charles Scott Sr., of Banning, passed away on Jan. 27 of natural causes. He was 73.

Virgil Robert “Bob” Houser was born on July 4, 1931 in Prairieburg, Iowa to Francis and Joseph A. Houser.

Randy had a great big smile, lived the life he wanted to, and loved to make others laugh.

Ella (Teena) Amelia Fairchild Mandella answered the Lord’s invitation to enter Heaven early morning on Jan. 15, quietly climbing the stairway to Heaven and joining her Cowboy Gene Mandella at the gates to enter into eternal life with all those who have been waiting for her arrival.

Ruben as a child was greatly loved by his mother, grandparents, uncles and aunts. He grew up in Banning and spent his childhood playing baseball and football.

Sandra Lee Neal, 70, of Banning passed away on Jan. 2 in Moreno Valley.

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.