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November 8th, 2011

Jane Spoor Wuest

November 8, 2011

Jane Spoor Wuest
1922-2011

Jane Spoor Wuest, 89, died Oct. 23, 2011, in Bishop. A native of Redlands, she was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, while her mother was attending a family wedding. She was the daughter of former Redlands resident, E. H. (“Tac”) Spoor, and stepdaughter of longtime Redlands High School Teacher Marion Cornelius Spoor.

Irvin R. Miller

November 8, 2011

Irvin R. Miller
1920-2011

Born July 15, 1920, life-long Independence resident Irvin R. Miller passed away Nov. 2, 2011 at Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop.
Irvin grew up in Inyo County and loved to pack into the Sierra. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Irvin was also a World War II veteran, serving as a mechanic on early jet aircraft.
 In his later years, one of his biggest sources of fun was traveling to Bishop to enjoy his friends at the Paiute Palace Casino.

Harold D. Lawson

November 8, 2011

Harold D. Lawson
1925-2011

Harold D. Lawson was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on March 10, 1925. He passed peacefully on Nov. 3, 2011.
Hal joined the Marine Corps in 1946 and served during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
In 1969, he married Rose Major who preceded him in death in 1993 after 24 years of marriage.

Marion Amolee Weatherly

November 8, 2011

Marion Amolee Weatherly
1929-2011

Funeral services for 51-year Lone Pine resident Marion Amolee “Amie” Weatherly will be held at 11 a.m. today, Nov. 5, 2011 at Mt. Whitney Baptist Church in Lone Pine. Pastor Terry Randolph will officiate. Interment will be at the Mt. Whitney Cemetery.
Born June 18, 1929 in Hartford, Mo., Marion died Nov. 2, 2011 at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine. She was 82.

Frank W. Sutton

November 8, 2011

Frank W. Sutton
1927-2011

Frank W. Sutton passed away Oct. 18, 2011 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.
Frank was born in San Diego on Sept. 16, 1927. Frank retired from Southern California Edison and moved to Bishop in 1995. Bishop was a much beloved place to be for Frank as he enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and exploring all around Inyo County. He was also a student of Inyo County history.

Lawrence Kinney

November 8, 2011

Lawrence Kinney
1928-2011

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Brune Mortuary Chapel in Bishop for 83-year-old Bishop resident Lawrence Kinney. Stan Summers of House of Mercy will officiate. Interment will be at Sunland Cemetery in Bishop. A Cry Dance shall commence at dusk on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kinney residence at 495 Pa Me Ln., Bishop.
Born in Bishop on Aug. 10, 1928, Lawrence died Oct. 31, 2011 at his home. He was 83.

November 3rd

Edna V. Monahan

November 3, 2011

Edna V. Monahan
1926-2011

Edna V. Monahan, 84, of Lumberton, Texas passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Edna was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Dec. 8, 1926 to Charles and Margaret (Vanderbilt) Armstrong.
A resident of Hardin County for the past three years, she was a retired cook for Cal-Tech Institution in Big Pine.

Lawrence Kinney

November 3, 2011

Lawrence Kinney
1928-2011

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Brune Mortuary Chapel in Bishop for 83-year-old Bishop resident Lawrence Kinney. Stan Summers of House of Mercy will officiate. Interment will be at Sunland Cemetery in Bishop. A Cry Dance shall commence at dusk on Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Kinney residence at 495 Pa Me Ln., Bishop.
Born in Bishop on Aug. 10, 1928, Lawrence died Oct. 31, 2011 at his home. He was 83.

Amelia ‘Millie’ Frank

November 3, 2011

Amelia ‘Millie’ Frank
1933-2011

Amelia “Millie” Frank, 78 of Bishop, born in Lida, Nev. Aug. 30, 1933, passed away Oct. 27, 2011 peacefully in her home with her family at her side.
Graveside services will be held at Fish Lake Valley Cemetery on Nov. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m. A potluck luncheon will follow.

Donald Frederick Raine

November 3, 2011

Donald Frederick Raine
1931-2011

Donald Frederick Raine passed away Oct. 16, 2011 at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. He was born in Malvern, Iowa Dec. 28, 1931 to parents Rheba and Charles Raine.  
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Janice; his daughter and son-in-law, Ellen and Matt Burkhart and their three children, Gordon, Douglas, and Margaret; and granddaughter, Kristen Packard daughter of deceased son Brian.  He is also survived by his brother, Gene Raine, and sister, Patricia Clark.

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