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Archive - 2014 - Obituary

June 5th

James David Boling

June 5, 2014

James David Boling
1950-2014

James (Jimmy) David Boling died at his home in Big Pine on May 27, 2014. Jimmy, who was also known by many as “Bones,” was born on Oct. 22, 1950 in Pomona to James Harvey and Mary Katherine Boling. Jimmy, his older sister and three younger siblings moved to Aberdeen Resort with his mother and step-father, Warren, and Mary Katherine Mann in 1963. Jimmy attended school in both Big Pine and Independence, graduating from Owens Valley High School in 1969. Jimmy lived most of his life in the Owens Valley and worked for the County of Inyo for a total of 18 years.

June 3rd

Rhiannon Giselle Murphy

June 3, 2014

Rhiannon Giselle Murphy
1994-2014

Jerry Horton

June 3, 2014

Jerry Horton
1943-2014

Lifetime Big Pine resident Argus Jerald “Jerry” Horton, also known as “Moon” to good friends and family, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, May 22, 2014. He was 71. Jerry was born March 18, 1943 at the Northern Inyo Hospital.
His parents, Clyde and Minnie Horton; sister, Mary Ann; and brother, Jim “Norg,” preceded Jerry in death.

Michael Dane Armstrong

June 3, 2014

Michael Dane Armstrong
1967-2014

Michael Armstrong, 47, of Pacifica, passed away peacefully in his sleep from a prolonged illness on Thursday, May 22 at his residential care home in San Jose, Calif.
Michael moved to Bishop as a child with his family in 1975 and attended schools in Bishop and was a graduate of Bishop High School. Michael was on Bishop’s swim team and was an avid skier on the Bishop High School ski team. He choose his profession as a chef and was a wonderful and gifted cook.

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.

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