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Laura Manes

July 31, 2014

Laura Manes
1933-2014

Laura Manes passed away June 30, 2014 in Reno. Born Feb. 2, 1933 in Texas, she was raised in Kansas City, Mo. She lived in southern California where she lived with her three daughters before moving to June Lake in 1973. Laura moved to Bishop in 1995 where she lived until September 2013.

July 29th

Robert Dennis Wallis

July 29, 2014

Robert Dennis Wallis
1941-2014

Robert Dennis Wallis, 73, a resident of the Owens Valley, passed away July 18, 2014.

July 28th

Francisco ‘Frank’ Antonio Grazide III

July 28, 2014

Francisco ‘Frank’ Antonio Grazide III
1913-2014

Born in La Puente to Helen Walsh and Francisco Grazide II on March 13, 1913, Frank Grazide lived a long and prosperous life, passing away peacefully in Bishop on July 16 at the age of 101.
Frank is lovingly remembered by his family and friends as a remarkable man who in his later years defied odds by living an active and interesting life, with the vigor of a man decades younger than his true age.

July 24th

Samuel Robert Wasson

July 24, 2014

Samuel Robert Wasson
1940-2014

Samuel Robert Wasson, 74, resident of the Owens Valley for more than 35 years, passed away on July 17, 2014 surrounded by his family.

July 22nd

Scott Matthew Stevenson

July 22, 2014

Scott Matthew Stevenson
1966-2014

Scott Stevenson, 47 years old, passed away on July 1, 2014, at his home in Canyon Country. In the last weeks of his life , he was surrounded by family and friends.
He was born in Los Angeles on July 7, 1966. At that time he lived in Wrightwood. Two years later he moved with his family to Independence. He graduated from Owens Valley High School. After attending schools in California and Arizona, he received certificates in auto, diesel, and air conditioning mechanics.

C.B. Jack Frost

July 22, 2014

C.B. Jack Frost
1944-2014

Born in Fresno on Feb. 8, 1944 to C.B. Jack Frost Sr. and Georgerina Frost, C.B. Jack Frost, age 70, passed away on July 12, 2014 at Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop surrounded by his loved ones. He lived in Big Pine for 28 years.

Phyllis Ann Coufal

July 22, 2014

Phyllis Ann Coufal
1932-2014

Phyllis Ann Coufal, age 82, resident of Bishop for 24 years, born in Valparaiso Neb. on Feb. 24, 1932 passed away peacefully on July 15, 2014. She was surrounded by her number one priority, her family.
Phyllis was born and raised on a farm in southeastern Nebraska. She met her husband-to-be, Alois Coufal at a church dance and was married shortly thereafter on April 24, 1950. They moved to Southern California in January 1956, living in Anaheim until 1990 when they moved to Bishop.

July 15th

Scott Matthew Stevenson

July 15, 2014

Scott Matthew Stevenson
1966-2014

Scott Stevenson, 47 years old, passed away on July 1, 2014, at his home in Canyon Country. In the last weeks of his life , he was surrounded by family and friends.
He was born in Los Angeles on July 7, 1966. At that time he lived in Wrightwood. Two years later he moved with his family to Independence. He graduated from Owens Valley High School. After attending schools in California and Arizona, he received certificates in auto, diesel, and air conditioning mechanics.

July 14th

Wymond Walter Eckhardt

July 14, 2014

Wymond Walter Eckhardt
1930-2014

Wymond Walter Eckhardt Jr. passed away June 23 at his home in Solvang, surrounded by his loving family after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 84.
Wymond was born in Los Angeles on April 23, 1930. He was the eldest child of Dr. Wymond and Marie Eckhardt of Glendale, where he grew up. Wymond received his Bachelor of Arts from George Pepperdine College in 1953. He went on to obtain his Master’s and Doctorate of Education from University of Southern California in 1970.

July 10th

Sunshine (Sai) Santiago DeLos Santos

July 10, 2014

Sunshine (Sai) Santiago DeLos Santos
1978-2014

Sunshine (Sai) Santiago DeLos Santos was born in the Philippines on Oct. 8, 1978 to Deo and Marie DeLos Santos. She moved to the United States with her family as a young child and they eventually relocated to the Owens Valley in 1989. Over the years she followed her dreams to be near the ocean, living in Hawaii and eventually making her home with her son Kaden in Santa Barbara. Sunshine touched the lives of so many that she came into contact with along her journey, always embodying her name by being a shining light full of warmth and grace.

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