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January 3rd

Carl L. Boyer

January 3, 2014

Carl L. Boyer
1922-2013

Carl L. Boyer died peacefully at his home in Lone Pine on Tuesday Dec. 17, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was 91.

Neddeen Philis Naylor

January 3, 2014

Neddeen Philis Naylor
1928-2013

Neddeen Philis Naylor passed away at her home on Dec. 25, 2013. She was 85 years old.
A crydance will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation ball field, and a celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation gymnasium. A potluck luncheon will follow.
Neddeen is survived by her children, Sue Ann, Mary, Nancy, Eloise, Alice (Rick), Valorie, Kelly; daughter-in-law, Eleanor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other relatives.

Irene Annie Armstrong

January 3, 2014

Irene Annie Armstrong
1926-2013

Irene was born in Danville, Quebec, Canada to John and Bertha Beard on Dec. 1, 1926. She passed away on Dec. 10, 2013 at the Kern Village in Kernville.
Irene immigrated to the United States with her husband and children in 1959 to live in Southern California where she worked as a teacher and principal for St. Timothy’s Church school. In 1969 they migrated north to Little Lake where they owned and operated Little Lake Hotel. They eventually settled in Lone Pine.

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Dieterich

January 3, 2014

Thomas ‘Tommy’ Dieterich
1924-2013

In loving memory of our dearest father and grandfather.
Thomas “Tommy” Dieterich joined his beloved Jane on Dec. 22. Passing peacefully with family by his side at Northern Inyo Hospital following a brief illness. Tom was born in Bishop on Feb. 26, 1924 in his grandfather’s home on Third Street. His parents were Thomas F. Dieterich and Minnie (Reynolds) Dieterich. He had one younger sister, Jeri.

Donna Lee Bunce

January 3, 2014

Donna Lee Bunce
1948-2013

Donna Bunce, age 65, resident of Sacramento for 19 years, born in Glendale on March 20, 1948 passed away Dec. 17, 2013 at the Bishop Care Center. She moved to Bishop in 1978, raised a family went back to school and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. She worked for Caltrans and The Bishop Grill and retired from Caltrans in Sacramento.

Juanita Huarte

January 3, 2014

Juanita Huarte
1927-2013

Juanita Huarte, age 86, a resident of Bishop for 70 years, born in Safford, Ariz. on Sept. 2, 1927 passed away Dec. 21, 2013 at Renown Medical Center in Reno.
Juanita was raised by her grandparents on their ranch in Wilcox, Ariz. In her early teens, she moved to Bishop where she met the love of her life, Sam Diego Huarte. They were married and raised their three children in the Bishop area.

Marian Sylvia Red Owl

January 3, 2014

Marian Sylvia Red Owl
1939-2013

Marian Sylvia Red Owl, age 74, entered eternal life on the evening of Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at her home on Tu Su Lane. Marian was born in Big Pine on May 28, 1939 to David and Elizabeth Shaw.

Joseph Bernard McFadden

January 3, 2014

Joseph Bernard McFadden
1919-2013

Joseph Bernard McFadden, 94, a resident of St. George, Utah for 17 years, born in Rhode Island on March 6, 1919, passed away Dec. 18, 2013 at the Bishop Care Center.
Joseph worked for Borrman Steel in Burbank for 45 years and served in the Army during World War II in the Europe Theater. He was married for 67 years to his true love, Norma Dorothy McFadden.
He is survived by his wife, Norma; sons, Patrick, Richard and Michael; daughter-in-law, Linda McFadden; grandsons, Michael, Matt and Jimmy; and granddaughters, Megan and Sara.

Joseph Bernard McFadden

January 3, 2014

Joseph Bernard McFadden
1919-2013

Joseph Bernard McFadden, 94, a resident of St. George, Utah for 17 years, born in Rhode Island on March 6, 1919, passed away Dec. 18, 2013 at the Bishop Care Center.
Joseph worked for Borrman Steel in Burbank for 45 years and served in the Army during World War II in the Europe Theater. He was married for 67 years to his true love, Norma Dorothy McFadden.
He is survived by his wife, Norma; sons, Patrick, Richard and Michael; daughter-in-law, Linda McFadden; grandsons, Michael, Matt and Jimmy; and granddaughters, Megan and Sara.

Viven E. Fenton

January 3, 2014

Viven E. Fenton
1927-2013

Viven E. Fenton passed away at the age of 86 on Oct. 21, 2013.
She was born in Texas in 1927 moved to California in the 1940s.
She moved to Bishop in 1954.
She is survived by her six daughters.
Viven was the mother of nine children, 25 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Viven worked as a cook for the Bishop Grill for many years and then for Manor Market and retired at the age of 84.

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