Archive - Obituary
June 10th, 2014
Patricia ‚ÄėPatty‚Äô McCartney Peace
Patty was born Oct. 17, 1960 in Las Vegas, Nev. and passed away May 30, 2014 at her home in Bishop at the age of 53.
Arden D. Houser Jr.
Larry Kent Peckham
Larry passed away unexpectedly in Southern Inyo Hospital on April 29, 2014 due to complications of pneumonia. He lived in Independence for 67 years, moving there with his parents Howard and Evelyn Peckham and his little sister, Janet, when he was 5 years old.
James David Boling
James (Jimmy) David Boling died at his home in Big Pine on May 27, 2014. Jimmy, who was also known by many as ‚ÄúBones,‚ÄĚ was born on Oct. 22, 1950 in Pomona to James Harvey and Mary Katherine Boling. Jimmy, his older sister and three younger siblings moved to Aberdeen Resort with his mother and step-father, Warren, and Mary Katherine Mann in 1963. Jimmy attended school in both Big Pine and Independence, graduating from Owens Valley High School in 1969. Jimmy lived most of his life in the Owens Valley and worked for the County of Inyo for a total of 18 years.
Rhiannon Giselle Murphy
Lifetime Big Pine resident Argus Jerald ‚ÄúJerry‚ÄĚ Horton, also known as ‚ÄúMoon‚ÄĚ to good friends and family, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, May 22, 2014. He was 71. Jerry was born March 18, 1943 at the Northern Inyo Hospital.
His parents, Clyde and Minnie Horton; sister, Mary Ann; and brother, Jim ‚ÄúNorg,‚ÄĚ preceded Jerry in death.
Michael Dane Armstrong
Michael Armstrong, 47, of Pacifica, passed away peacefully in his sleep from a prolonged illness on Thursday, May 22 at his residential care home in San Jose, Calif.
Michael moved to Bishop as a child with his family in 1975 and attended schools in Bishop and was a graduate of Bishop High School. Michael was on Bishop‚Äôs swim team and was an avid skier on the Bishop High School ski team. He choose his profession as a chef and was a wonderful and gifted cook.
Mark Alvin Kiner
Mark Alvin Kiner, age 63, resident of Bishop his entire life, born on Oct. 5, 1950, passed away May 19, 2014 at his home in Bishop.
Mark was a Vietnam veteran and lifetime member and past commander of VFW Post 8988 in Bishop. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved camping, hunting and fishing.
He was a loving husband to his wife, Phyllis; and a loving father to his sons. He was always willing to help people in need, as well as friends and family.
Kathleen ‚ÄėKay‚Äô Otto
Kathleen Otto went home to the Lord on May 18, 2014. Kathleen was born Aug. 10, 1927 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. She lived and worked in Timmins, Canada as a linotype operator until March of 1965 when she and her family moved to Bishop. Kathleen worked for Chalfant Press in Bishop as a linotype operator for a couple of years. Kathleen was the apartment manager for LeAnn and Gene Rassmussen for about 20 years before retiring and moving to Yerington, Nev. in 2004.
Donald Charles Krause
Donald Charles Krause a longtime resident of Bishop, passed away May 17, 2014, in Thornton, Colo. where he had lived for the past eight years. He was born June 23, 1924, in Detroit, Mich. Donald was a decorated combat veteran, serving with the U.S. Army‚Äôs 36th Infantry Division during World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan and employed with the State of California, Department of Transportation, for 30 years. Donald retired in 1987 out of the Bishop office.