Obituaries

Donato Ventura — August 7, 1929 to November 20, 2016

From the January 13, 2017 Edition

Donato Ventura, a sixteen-year resident of Lake of the Woods, moved to Bakersfield shortly before he passed away peacefully on November 20, 2016. He was surrounded by his family, including his wife, Mary Ventura, daughters …

Rhoda K. Casto — 1936 to 2016

From the November 11, 2016 Edition

Former Frazier Park resident Rhoda K. Casto passed away Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. She lived in Frazier Park from 1972 to about 1987 where she served as manager of the California Republic Bank.

Rhoda was …

Eugene Hattorff — March 8, 1961 to September 7, 2016

From the September 30, 2016 Edition

Eugene Hattorff was born March 8, 1961 in Breda, The Netherlands to parents Oscar Hattorff and Jeane Hattorff-Van Geem. He passed away on September 7, 2016 in a traffic accident close to his Pine Mountain …

George Lester — January 19, 1953 to September 17, 2016

From the September 30, 2016 Edition

George Lester, 63 died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in San Luis Obispo County.

He was born January 19, 1953 in Modesto. He lived in Lake of …

Hazel Katherine Gade — July 10, 1916 – August 2, 2016

From the September 2, 2016 Edition

Hazel Williams was born in New Rockford, North Dakota. She was one of 16 children and lived on a farm. She worked at Yellowstone National Park where she met and married Herman Gade. The couple …