Obituaries

Christine Agnes Spyrka — March 11, 1936 to April 23, 2018

From the May 11, 2018 Edition

Christine passed away peacefully on April 23, 2018 in Bakersfield, California surrounded by family. Christine was born in Silesia, Germany and was three years old when Germany annexed Poland. She met her best friend Herb …

William Ray Barnes — June 28, 1923 to December 21, 2017

From the January 19, 2018 Edition

William Ray “Bill” Barnes passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 of natural causes. He died at age 94 at his longtime home in Neenach, California.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, …

Maxine Alice Jarvis — July 18, 1934 to November 28, 2017

From the December 15, 2017 Edition

She will be deeply missed and remembered with affection

Maxine Jarvis was born to proud parents Clarence and Jennie Kerns on July 18, 1934 in North Hollywood, California. She graduated from Hollywood High School in …

C. Victor Staley — May 31, 1932 to September 11, 2017

From the November 3, 2017 Edition

C. Victor Staley was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Everett and Ruth Staley. When he was 7 years old Victor moved with his parents and his older sister, Jeanne, to Sun Valley, California. Victor attended …