Archive - Obituary
January 3rd, 2014
Kenneth âKatmanâ Howell
Kenneth âKatmanâ Howell left his body on Thanksgiving morning at home with his family by his side.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland on Sept. 28, 1945, his mother brought him to California on the Queen Mary when he was 8 months old. His childhood was spent in the San Gabriel Valley.
He joined the Air Force when he was 18 and afterwards traveled extensively. He drove his Porsche to Alaska, drove a double-decker bus in Glasgow and made several trips driving a van full of travellers from Amsterdam to Katmandu.
Lester Leon Bell
Lester Leon Bell, born in Oklahoma on Aug. 2, 1920, to Fred and Nettie Bell, passed away Nov. 28, 2013 peacefully at his home in Bishop. He was 93.
Lester graduated from Wasco High School where his family was in the oil business. Lester served in the U.S. Army. He married Betty McCall in 1942; they had known each other since childhood. They embarked on a lifetime of adventures together. They had three children, Lonnie, Pam and Dan.
December 5th, 2013
James William âBudâ Cashbaugh
James William âBudâ Cashbaugh was an avid reader, with a sharp, analytical mind that held a deep interest in learning more about the people around him. Bud had two passions in life, his ranch and his family. Bud passed away Nov. 29, 2013, at age 92.
Budâs story began on Aug. 24, 1921, near Buckley Pond on his familyâs ranch. As the son of Jim and Gladys Cashbaugh, and grandson of pioneer Augustus Anthony Cashbaugh, who settled in the Owens Valley in 1865, Budâs love for his home began at a young age.
Nadine M. Stratton
Nadine was born in OâNeil, Neb. on Jan. 14, 1925. She was called home to be with the Lord on Nov. 24, 2013 at the age of 88.
Nadine and her family eventually moved from Nebraska to California where she attended Le Conte Jr. High School in Hollywood and met her future husband, Larry. They dated off and on while attending Hollywood High School. One of Nadineâs most exciting memories about moving to Hollywood was when her dog got away from her while they were walking and John Wayne caught it for her.
Dolores Ann Warbington
Dolores Ann Warbington, born Oct. 12, 1926 in Gary, Okla. to Eugene Gobel and Agnes Kelly Gobel, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 24, 2013. She was 87.
Jean Olivia Jarvis
Jean Jarvis was born May 22, 1922 in Los Angeles. She passed away Nov. 23, 2013 at Northern Inyo Hospital. She was 91.
At 16, her family moved from Santa Paula to Lee Vining where she met Bud, the love of her life. In 1940 they married and celebrated 53 years together. She was employed by the County of Inyo Bishop Library for 21 years acting as Librarian for 15. She was the bookkeeper and office manager for Jarvis Contracting until their son Rick took over the business in 1986.
Helen B. Trust, 91, a resident of Bishop for 30 years who was born in Pasadena on June 5, 1922, passed away Nov. 18, 2013 at Northern Inyo Hospital.
Helen was an executive secretary in Fullerton prior to retiring with her husband Dale in Bishop. She was a devoted wife, mother and friend to all who had the pleasure to know her.
She is survived by her husband Dale; son and daughter, Dan and Susie; three grandchildren, Tyler, John and Sandi; and her beloved pugs, Freddie and Ricky.
Lora Merle Seguine
Lora Merle Seguine, born March 26, 1923 in Rigby, Idaho to Charles Herbert and Ethel Burt Berger, passed away peacefully surrounded by her six children on Nov. 21, 2013.
Carol Ann Worabel
Carol was a simple woman who lived a simple life, and was a genuine friend to all.
She is survived by her husband, Steve; daughter, Sunny; son, Tim; and grandchildren, Roman, Danny, Josh, Jeff, Jetta, Summer and Shanae. Also her lovely animals, dog, Jitterbug and bird, Lieko.
âHootsieâsâ best of times were in the Eastern Sierra, where she worked at Brownâs Town with the Brownâs family. She loved walking her dog QP along Pole Line Road.
Lois Emma (Lloyd) Pahlow
Lois Emma Lloyd was born Jan. 11, 1933 in Glassport, Penn. to William and May Lloyd. She moved with her parents to Fontana in 1946 and then to Van Nuys in 1947, where she attended Van Nuys High School and met her future husband Robert G. Pahlow. They were married on Nov. 25, 1950 in Las Vegas.
Lois worked for Pacific Telephone in the San Fernando Valley for 19 years and then she and her husband moved to Bishop, where they lived for 18 years. While living in Bishop she worked for Continental Telephone and the City of Bishop.