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September 30th

Anita Rae Wallis

September 30, 2014

Anita Rae Wallis
1948-2014

Born May 10, 1948, Anita Rae Wallis passed away Sept. 12, 2014.
She is survived by her partner of 21 years, Linda Gregg of Independence; her daughter, Deena Roberts and her family of Arkansas, including Anita’s grandchildren; brother, Mike Wallis; sister-in-law, Pam Wallis of Bishop; as well as family and friends of more than 58 years, including Steve and Rosie Young of Lone Pine.
A celebration of life was held Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Lone Pine VFW Hall.

Louis ‘Lou’ Richard Hahaj

September 30, 2014

Louis ‘Lou’ Richard Hahaj
1958-2014

Louis Richard Hahaj (Lou), age 56, died at Renown Regional Medical center in Reno, Nev. on Sept. 13, 2014 after a long illness.
Born Aug. 28, 1958 in San Gabriel, Lou’s family moved to Bishop when he was 6. Lou served in the United States Marine Corps from 1978 until 1983 when he was honorably discharged. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for 37 years.
Lou had a big heart and loved his family very much. He would have given anything to anyone in need. Lou will be missed.

September 23rd

Sima Fotouhi Rashidian

September 23, 2014

Sima Fotouhi Rashidian
1948-2014

Sima Fotouhi Rashidian, 65, passed away on Sept. 13, 2014 after many years of coping with Myotonic Dystrophy. Despite her disability, she gracefully accepted her condition and lived every moment to the fullest, appreciating all she had in life.

Teresa Lynn Perkins

September 23, 2014

Teresa Lynn Perkins
1961-2014

Teresa Lynn Perkins was born on April 18, 1961 in Lancaster. She passed away on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, N.M. Teresa was 53 years old.
Teresa was a paralegal for six years, working in both Bishop and Mammoth Lakes. She loved shopping. Teresa enjoyed collecting a variety of items including flowers, plants, turtles, hummingbirds and dogs. She was very strong in her faith which gave her family a lot of peace.

Leonard J. Olive

September 23, 2014

Leonard J. Olive
1922-2014

Born June 20, 1922 at Chelan, Wash., Leonard J. Olive passed away Sept. 6, 2014 at Southern Inyo Hospital of natural causes.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Lee Olive; son, Leonard II (Rogelen); son, Mark; two daughters; two granddaughters, Jessica and Nadine; four stepchildren; and six step grandchildren.
Per Leonard’s wishes, a private interment with close family and friends will be held at the Independence Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 4.

September 18th

Andrea J. Garrison-Erickson

September 18, 2014

Andrea J. Garrison-Erickson
1952-2014

Andrea J. Garrison- Erickson, 62, of Coleville, passed away on Sept. 10, 2014 at her home on the Garrison Ranch in Antelope Valley, Coleville. Andrea was born Jan. 7, 1952 in Schurz, Nev. to Andrew “Andy” Garrison and Gertrude Tom-Garrison of Coleville.
From a very early age Andrea was the picture of strength and determination. After recovering from childhood arthritis, she went on to lead the typical life of a child growing up on a ranch; horseback riding, playing in the fields and keeping her siblings in line.

September 16th

Maureen Mary Cardenas

September 16, 2014

Maureen Mary Cardenas
1957-2014

Maureen Mary Cardenas was born July 30, 1957 in Bishop and passed away Aug. 31, 2014 at the Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop where she was undergoing emergency treatment for multiple health reasons. She was the youngest of nine children born to Connie Mack and Rosalind Marie Denver of Bishop.

September 9th

Paul Oscar Selvidge

September 9, 2014

Paul Oscar Selvidge
1954-2014

Born Aug. 19, 1954 at St. Joseph Hospital in Santa Ana, Paul Oscar Selvidge, a loving father, friend and family man, passed away Aug. 30, 2014 at his home in Bishop.
Paul worked at Northern Inyo Hospital as a custodian for 15 years. He also did volunteer work on the board of representative for IMACA and finished out his days working as the apartment manager for IMACA’s senior apartment complex on Clarke Street for more than a decade.

Harry Ross Mathers

September 9, 2014

Harry Ross Mathers
1931-2014

Harry Ross Mathers, 83 of Carlin, Nev. passed away Aug. 31 after a long battle with lung cancer and other complications. Harry was born on July 2, 1931 in Knowles, Okla. during the dust bowl days. His family left the state in 1933 and moved to the Mockingbird Canyon area of Riverside to start a new life there. With his parents’ permission, he joined the Navy at 17 and served aboard the USS Sperry during the Korean War.

Joann Stanford

September 9, 2014

Joann Stanford
1934-2014

Joann Barbee Stanford, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at home in Bishop surrounded by family after a long illness. She was born in San Diego on July 16, 1934 to Richard and Helen Shanks, later followed by brothers, Richard and Robert.

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