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Archive - May 2014 - Obituary

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Type

May 29th

Mark Alvin Kiner

May 29, 2014

Mark Alvin Kiner
1950-2014

Mark Alvin Kiner, age 63, resident of Bishop his entire life, born on Oct. 5, 1950, passed away May 19, 2014 at his home in Bishop.
Mark was a Vietnam veteran and lifetime member and past commander of VFW Post 8988 in Bishop. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved camping, hunting and fishing.
He was a loving husband to his wife, Phyllis; and a loving father to his sons. He was always willing to help people in need, as well as friends and family.

May 27th

Kathleen ‘Kay’ Otto

May 27, 2014

Kathleen ‘Kay’ Otto
1927-2014

Kathleen Otto went home to the Lord on May 18, 2014. Kathleen was born Aug. 10, 1927 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. She lived and worked in Timmins, Canada as a linotype operator until March of 1965 when she and her family moved to Bishop. Kathleen worked for Chalfant Press in Bishop as a linotype operator for a couple of years. Kathleen was the apartment manager for LeAnn and Gene Rassmussen for about 20 years before retiring and moving to Yerington, Nev. in 2004.

Donald Charles Krause

May 27, 2014

Donald Charles Krause
1924-2014

Donald Charles Krause a longtime resident of Bishop, passed away May 17, 2014, in Thornton, Colo. where he had lived for the past eight years. He was born June 23, 1924, in Detroit, Mich. Donald was a decorated combat veteran, serving with the U.S. Army’s 36th Infantry Division during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan and employed with the State of California, Department of Transportation, for 30 years. Donald retired in 1987 out of the Bishop office.

May 23rd

Nichol Lynn Scott

May 23, 2014

Nichol Lynn Scott
1980-2014

Born Jan. 24, 1980, Nichol Lynn Scott, age 34, passed away April 14, 2014.
She was a beloved daughter, sister and mother and her time was cut short.
Always remembered and never forgotten. XOXO.

May 20th

Crystal Lynn Davenport

May 20, 2014

Crystal Lynn Davenport
1957-2014

Crystal Lynn Davenport of Bishop passed away May 4, 2014 at Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop.
Born in Louisville, Ky. on Feb. 17, 1957, she came to Bishop in 1970. She attended Bishop High School and resided in Chalfant Valley for 37 years.
Crystal is survived by her mother, Anna Brennan, two daughters, Amber Davenport and Reanna Davenport; son, Nathan Williams; two sisters, Pamela Davis and Janice Friedline; and two brothers, Greg Davenport and Ray Hailey.
She was preceded in death by her father, Larry Davenport; and her brother, Richard Hailey.

Jamie Marie Johnston (Riggins)

May 20, 2014

Jamie Marie Johnston (Riggins)
1962-2014

Jamie Marie Johnston (Riggins), age 51, a resident of Bishop her entire life, born Aug. 8, 1962, passed away May 8, 2014 at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine.
She was a free spirit who lived in the moment and touched the lives of others around her. Jamie was happy in the Valley collecting artifacts and antiques, and swimming with her children and grandchildren. She had a great love of dogs.

Gil Brownshields

May 20, 2014

Gil Brownshields
1951-2014

Born May 25, 1951 in Montana, 24-year Big Pine resident Gil Brownshields passed away April 26, 2014 in Bishop. He was 62.
Gil is survived by Nodugwa and children and grandchildren, Alex, Hateya, Jordan and Jess Ray.
Gil’s family would like to thank the Pentecostal Light House Church and Pastor Linda Spratt for all their support, as well as Jan Barron and all the donations that made this possible, including donations from family.

May 15th

Carol ‘Jeannie’ Rurup

May 15, 2014

Carol ‘Jeannie’ Rurup
1936-2014

Memorial services will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17 for 41-year Bishop resident Carol “Jeannie” Rurup with Rev. Samuel Gullixson officiating.
Born in Seward, Neb. on Oct. 14, 1936, Jeannie passed away peacefully on April 27, 2014 in Bishop – the town she dearly loved – at age 77.

May 12th

Larry Kent Peckham

May 12, 2014

Larry Kent Peckham
1942-2014

Larry passed away unexpectedly in Southern Inyo Hospital on April 29, 2014 due to complications of pneumonia. He lived in Independence for 67 years, moving there with his parents Howard and Evelyn Peckham and his little sister, Janet, when he was 5 years old.

May 8th

Donald G. Plummer

May 8, 2014

Donald G. Plummer
1937-2014

Donald G. Plummer, 77, of Gridley, passed away on April 22, 2014 at the Gridley Health Care & Wellness Center where he had resided for the last few years due to declining health.

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