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October 1st, 2010

Joe Leland Snoderly

October 1, 2010

Joe Leland Snoderly
1948-2010

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at the Bishop Christian Center for longtime Bishop resident Joe Leland Snoderly.
Born June 13, 1948 in Waynesville, Mo. to Roy and Willene Snoderly, Joe died Sept. 23, 2010 at Renown Medical Center in Reno from complications of open heart surgery. He was 62.

Dale Carroll Dietzman

October 1, 2010

Dale Carroll Dietzman
1930-2010

A private family service will be held at a later date for 65-year Bishop resident Dale Carroll Dietzman.
Born Jan. 27, 1930 in Los Angeles, Dale died Sept. 25, 2010 at the Bishop Care Center. He was 80.
Dale was raised in Chalfant Valley. He attended Bishop Union High School. He worked as a self-employed plumber for many years and loved restoring old cars.
Dale was also a member of VFW Post No. 8988, BPOE Bishop Lodge No. 1603 and the plumbers’ union.

September 30th

Walter J. Knight

September 30, 2010

Walter J. Knight
1923-2010

Services will be held at 11 a.m.  Saturday, Oct. 9 at the East Line Street Cemetery in Bishop for Walter J. Knight.
Born Sept. 6, 1923 in Pomeroy, Wash, Wally, as he was known to his friends, died Sept. 18, 2010. He was 87.

James F. Wickser

September 30, 2010

James F. Wickser
1938-2010

No funeral services have been announced for James F. Wickser, the former head of the water system and assistant general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. He was 72.
Born March 22, 1938 in Los Angeles to Frank Tobe Wickser and Edith May Wickser, Jim died Sept. 22, 2010 in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure as a result of several strokes he had suffered since 2006.

William ‘Bill’ Nunn

September 30, 2010

William ‘Bill’ Nunn

Graveside services at the Big Pine Cemetery next month are pending for William “Bill” Nunn.
Bill, a resident of Topaz Lake, Nev., died Saturday, Sept. 25. He was 82.
Bill was a long-time resident of Big Pine and after retiring from DWP in 1983 moved full-time to his residence at Topaz Lake.  
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leattrice Mae Nunn.

Calvin Howard Hazley

September 30, 2010

Calvin Howard Hazley
1922-2010

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the East Line Street Cemetery for four-year Inyo County resident Calvin Howard Hazley. David McLaughlin of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate, along with Kim Lehigh Hazley and family.
Born to Esther Willamina Frances Ohlson and Harvey Howard Hazley in Minnesota on Dec. 15, 1922, Calvin died at the Bishop Care Center on Sept. 24, 2010. He was 87.

September 29th

Joe Leland Snoderly

September 29, 2010

Joe Leland Snoderly
1948-2010

Memorial services will be announced at a later date for longtime Bishop resident Joe Leland Snoderly.
Born June 13, 1948 in Waynesville, Mo. to Roy and Willene Snoderly, Joe died Sept. 23, 2010 at Renown Medical Center in Reno from complications of open heart surgery. He was 62.

Calvin Howard Hazley

September 29, 2010

Calvin Howard Hazley
1922-2010

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30 at the East Line Street Cemetery for four-year Inyo County resident Calvin Howard Hazley. David McLaughlin of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate, along with Kim Lehigh and family.
Born to Esther Willamina Frances Ohlson in Minnesota on Dec. 15, 1922, Calvin died at the Bishop Care Center on Sept. 24, 2010. He was 87.

Derham Giuliani

September 29, 2010

Derham Giuliani
1931-2010

Derham Giuliani, keen naturalist, entomologist and animal behaviorist, died at his home in Big Pine on Sept. 7 at the age of 79. He died of cancer that had traveled to his bones, but was hiking, observing nature, and visiting friends up to three weeks before his death. Derham was cared for, up to his death, by a dear, old friend and neighbor.  Most of Derham’s friends did not know he was ill and all deeply mourn the passing of a truly unique and gentle-spirited person.

Ilene Christiansen

September 29, 2010

Ilene Christiansen
1926-2010

At her request, no services will be held for longtime Fallon, Nev. resident Ilene Christiansen.
Born Aug. 2, 1926 in Delano to Paul and Verna Zimmerman, Ilene died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 after a lengthy illness. She was 84.
Ilene graduated from Porterville High School and continued her education at U.C. Berkeley.

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