Archive - Obituary
April 18th, 2013
Margaret Emily Reynolds
Lifelong Bishop resident Margaret Emily Reynolds, age 92, born in Bishop on Feb. 12, 1921, passed away April 8, 2013 at the Bishop Care Center.
Emily was an LVN and worked at Northern Inyo Hospital for 35 years.
She is survived by her sons, Brent Reynolds of Bishop, Gordon Reynolds of San Diego and Jerry Reynolds of Florida; grandchildren, Sean Reynolds of Roseville, Joshua Reynolds of Sunland and Bethany Dunning of La Crescenta; and brother-in-law, Harry Reynolds of Bishop.
Sandee Hodapp, 55, resident of Thousand Oaks for 37 years, born in Oxnard on April 29, 1957, passed away on April 12, 2013 at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks.
She is survived by her husband, Fred Hodapp of Thousand Oaks, and daughter, Heather Hodapp of San Diego; parents, John and Betty Young of Bishop; sister, Terri Hawley of Pueblo, Colo.; brother, Gary Young of Bishop; and sister-in-law, Rochelle Young of Bishop.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. April 20, 2013 in Simi Valley.
Charles Bunker Hill
Today, the world lost a great man and a World War II veteran.
Charlie was born in Sparks, Nev. in 1918. He loved to tinker and build his first car, a Model T from parts he brought home from the dump in his wagon.
At age 17, he joined the U.S. Navy, where he became a chief machinist. While on leave in Portland, Ore., he met the love of his life, Mary Hempe.
Los Altos, Calif. resident Ed Scripps passed away on March 27, 2013 at the age of 71 after a long struggle with residual effects of a major stroke in 2005 that resulted in a fall at his home.
Joan Simone Toles Darrel Turner
Joan Simone Toles Darrel Turner passed away quietly in her sleep at NNRH in Elko, Nev. on March 13, 2013.
Born to Herbert Leroy Toles and Josephine Marie Toles in Grand Junction, Colo. on Aug. 22, 1937, she was raised in Death Valley Junction/Amargosa Clay Camp area from 1937-1952, moving to Ridgecrest/Homestead and later to Bishop.
Ewen âJackâ Rendell
Private services for Ewen âJackâ Rendell will be held Saturday with Howard Lehwald officiating. Burial will be at East Line Street Cemetery.
Jack was born Oct. 7, 1928 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. He died March 23, 2013 at home in Big Pine.
At six weeks of age, Jackâs family moved to Pasadena where he grew up as a United States citizen. He worked in construction as a plaster foreman from 1946-1952, then entered the Army and served in Korea until 1954. When back home, he was in the Army Reserve until he was Honorably Discharged in 1960.
Tom William McCrary
Tom W. McCrary went home to be with the Lord on March 13, 2013 at his home in Bishop. He fought a short, tough battle with lung cancer. He was 78.
Tom was born in Rapid City, S.D. on Nov. 17, 1934 to Thomas and Pauline (Peck) McCrary. Tom grew up in Rapid City. He graduated from Rapid City High School in 1953, and attended Florida Technological University in Orlando, Fla. where he received a B.A. in Math-Education.
Mike E. Keller
Mike E. Keller was born Feb. 13, 1948 in Los Angeles to Mike Paul Keller and Eve Galloway. He passed away March 20, 2013 at his home in Big Pine.
Mike lived in Los Angeles until the middle of grammar school when they moved to Bishop. He graduated from Bishop Union High School in June of 1966. He then went to West Coast Trade School and studied Auto Mechanics 1966-1967.
Robert M. Gillis
Robert M. Gillis, age 93 of Lone Pine, passed away Thursday, March 21 at Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop. Born in Wynnewood, Okla. on Aug. 29, 1919, to Bert Gillis and Viola Parker Gillis, Robert âBobâ moved with his family to Compton in 1928.
Peggy L. Fulton
Peggy was born in Los Angeles on Sept. 26, 1947 and passed away in Hemet on March 20, 2013.
She was a loving wife to Thomas, and mother to Kimberly and Joseph.
She is survived by her husband, two children, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.