Obituaries

Ronald Dean Finneman — May 11,1952 to September 14, 2014

From the September 26, 2014 Edition

On September 14, 2014 Mountain Man Ronald Dean Finneman laid down his 17-year battle with cancer.

Ron was born May 11, 1952 in Monterey Park, California and became a full time resident of the Mountain …

David William Wilkinson, October 17, 1919 — August 12, 2014

From the September 12, 2014 Edition

David William Wilkinson was born to Lillian Elizabeth and William Wellington Wilkinson on October 17, 1919 in Portland, Oregon. His family moved to Hermosa Beach, California, where he attended elementary school, then attended Redondo Beach …

Gerald Francis Chick – 1942 to 2014

From the September 5, 2014 Edition

Gerald F. Chick, a resident of Pine Mountain Club since 1993, passed away August 23, 2014 at Bakersfield Heart Hospital after a three-month struggle with cancer. Born in Batavia, NY to Bernard and Selma Chick …

Alma M. Newman – August 29, 1933 to August 23, 2014

From the September 5, 2014 Edition

Alma Maude Hensley Newman was born on August 29, 1933 in South Gate, CA to Ruby and Stanley Hensley. She died on August 23, 2014 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease, fought with her …

Nancy Ann Strom — 1938 to 2014

From the August 29, 2014 Edition

Our beautiful mother Nancy Strom was born in Big Springs, Texas to proud parents Henry Edwin Bouis and Bessie Mae Bouis in 1938.

She passed away peacefully at her home in Pine Mountain on Monday, …

Benjamin Grajeda, Jr. — August 8, 1994 to June 23, 2014

From the July 18, 2014 Edition

Benjamin Grajeda, Jr. was born on August 8, 1994 in Bakersfield, CA to proud parents Alejandra and Benjamin Grajeda. Ben was lost in a tragic car accident on June 23, 2014 on Maricopa Highway 166. …