Archive - Obituary
Our family is deeply saddened by the passing of our mom, Dorothy Helene (Wyman) Vandervalk, on Dec. 22, 2011 at the age of 87.
Dorothy was cared for during the past six months by the exceptional staff at the Bishop Care Center. Prior to that, she spent her life caring for others. She had two wonderful husbands, Don Wyman and Nick Vandervalk, both deceased.
Brenda Lee McLaughlin
Brenda Lee McLaughlin passed away peacefully surrounded by family Nov. 13, 2011. Brenda was an avid fisherwoman and loved the outdoors. She loved being involved in her community and serving those around her.
She is survived by her longtime companion, Gary LaDeux; her children, Ryan McLaughlin of Gardnerville, Nev., Robert McLaughlin of Gilmer, Texas, Rusty McLaughlin of Dayton, Nev. and Ericka McLaughlin of Carson City, Nev.; and five grandchildren, all who will miss her dearly.
Kevin James Jarvis
Kevin James Jarvis age 26 resident of Bishop, Calif. for his entire life, born June 23, 1985, passed away on Dec. 26, 2011 in Mammoth Lakes, Calif.
Twenty-year Bishop resident Charles Henry Drew, age 77, passed away Dec. 24, 2011 in Los Angeles with his family by his side.
He was born in Woodstock, Va. and will be remember as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife Leila and is survived by his current wife, Rosalie.
Margarito ‘Miles’ G. Terrasas
Ten-year Bishop resident Margarito “Miles” G. Terrasas, age 77, passed away Dec. 22, 2011 at his home with family by his side.
He was born in Brackettville, Texas on Aug. 15, 1934. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
A businessman of 48 years in the manufacturing/welding business, Miles retired to live in Bishop and continued to be a great handyman in retirement.
Lyle Ruppre passed away at his Big Pine residence on Nov. 28, 2011 two days after his 101st birthday.
Survived by his wife Marie, he will always be remembered for his unassuming love and dedication to his family and friends.
Roger Lloyd Graves
Roger Graves, age 67, resident of Inyo County for 58 years, born in Scottsbluff, Neb. June 13, 1944, passed away Dec. 17, 2011 at the Reno VA Hospital.
Finally at peace and gone to be with his late wife Donna Graves.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23 at the Lone Pine Cemetery for 76-year Lone Pine resident Zelda Butler.
Born in 1925 in Long Beach, Zelda passed away Dec. 17 at the age of 86. She was the youngest of 11 children.
Daniel Shawn Barlow
Rick Schlichting, 75, of Bishop passed away Dec. 8, 2011 of a massive stroke. At his request no service will be held, rather he wanted his friends to gather at a later date to celebrate his life.
Not only did Rick teach high school for 40 years, but he coached basketball, football, track and his championship Cypress High School Cheerleading squads that he took to international competitions. Rick finished his teaching career at Bishop Union High School.