Archive - Nov 14, 2013
Mary Trim, known to her family and close friends as âTweety,â was born on Feb. 28, 1945 and grew up in North Carolina. Tweety heroically fought a battle with her lungs over the last three years. She never gave up, rarely complained and maintained a brave outlook for the future even with countless trips to the hospital, respiratory treatments and tons of daily medications. Tweety loved nothing more than being with her husband, children and grandchildren. They were the light of her life and the wind beneath her wings.
Carol Bronson Schoenmeier
Carol Bronson Schoenmeier went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 20, 2013.
Carol is survived by her husband of 56 years, Henry Schoenmeier, Jr.; her mother, Earline Bronson; three children, Coleen (Mark) MacDowell, Dennis (Jeannie) Schoenmeier and Carla (James) Moore; nine grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Irene Johnson Maron
Irene Johnson Maron, age 91, passed peacefully in her sleep Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, the 25th anniversary of the death of her husband Pete. They are now resting together.
Irene was born in Los Angeles on March 12, 1922 to her Swedish parents, Linus Johnson and Esther Sandeen Johnson. Irene was a bilingual child, speaking both Swedish and English. Musically gifted, Irene began piano instruction at an early age. The piano was to be a life-long passion.
Barbara Jill Grove
Barbara Jill Grove, 73, of Big Pine, passed away on Nov. 2, 2013 after a courageous battle with liver disease. She was born to the late Jean Durston and Irving Grove, on June 16, 1940, in Martinez. Jill graduated from Los Medanos College and received a B.A. in Science in 1983. She lived in the Walnut Creek and Concord areas before retiring to beautiful Big Pine in 2003.
Donna Jacqueline âJackieâ Allred
Donna Jacqueline âJackieâ Allred passed away at home after a 10-year battle with cancer on Nov. 4, 2013. Jackie was born on March 17, 1936 in Los Angeles to John and Rosemary Harris. She was raised in Montebello. She married Gary Allred and raised their family in Hacienda Heights before moving to Bishop in 1996.