Obituaries

Michael Edward Lichtenstein

May 13, 1939 - January 29, 2018

Michael Lichtenstein passed away Jan. 29, 2018, at Clovis Community Medical Center in Clovis, Calif. He was born May 13, 1939, in San Francisco and raised in Oakland by Marjorie S. and George B. Lichtenstein. Michael attended Oakland High School and received his degree at U.C. Berkeley. As a young man, he worked for Yosemite Park & Curry Company as […]

Norman Sherwood Wehman

Norman Sherwood Wehman was born in the Bronx, N.Y., on June 4, 1929. He was born to Frederic Mortimer Wehman and Eleanore Sherwood Wehman. He passed away Jan. 28, 2018 in Clovis, Calif. He was married to Barbara Wehman on Oct. 27, 1956. His children include Diana Hancock (Randy), Matthew Wehman (Angela), John Wehman ( Jean) and Sara Wehman. He […]

George Matlock

George Jackson Matlock passed away Feb. 5, 2018. He was born in his grandparents’ house in downtown Mariposa on July 28, 1934. George attended local schools, including Colorado School (Midpines), Mariposa Elementary, and Mariposa County High School. George passed peacefully, surrounded by family in the John C. Fremont Hospital. He is survived by Diane Jones Matlock, his wife of 63 […]

Norman Murrell

Norman Eugene Murrell passed away Feb. 9, 2018. He was born in Cushing, Okla., on July 22, 1934 to Ira and Opal Murrell. The family moved to Bakersfield, Calif., in 1942 where Norm graduated from East Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College. He played sports and was in plays such as “Madam Butterfly” and “The Front Page.” He also enjoyed […]

Richard (Dick) Jarrett

Richard (Dick) Jarrett, a long time resident of Mariposa, passed away peacefully at home with his children at his side on Jan. 21, 2018. Dick was born Oct. 20, 1935 in Asheville, N.C. He was a great father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and a very caring and compassionate friend. Dick was a painting contractor for over 50 years. Dick and Ramona […]

Darleen Peterson

Darleen Sharen Peterson passed away unexpectedly Jan. 27, 2018 at Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. She was 69 years old. Darleen was born Jan. 25, 1949 to Frank and Louise Boteilho in Honolulu, Hawaii. She retired in 2015 from Mariposa County after working 28 years as an executive secretary for the Public Works Department. Darleen enjoyed working in […]

Elsie Domingues

Elsie Domingues, 80, a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, died in her sleep on Thursday, Jan. 11 in Las Vegas, Nev. She was born in Clarksdale, Ariz., to Joe Thomas and Mabel Hood, the youngest of seven children. Elsie met her husband, Frank Domingues, in Yosemite National Park. He preceded her in death in 1997. They were married for 41 […]

Doris Van Meter

Doris Adel Van Meter was born on Nov. 14, 1929 in Baldwin Park, Calif., and passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Jan. 15, 2018. Doris grew up in Southern California and met her husband Don, of 69-plus years, at a dance class at the age of 13. They fell in love and married on June 20, 1948 […]

Betty Bischoff

Merced resident Betty Bischoff passed away on Jan. 2, 2018 at the age of 93. She was Born in Hastings, Iowa on May 8, 1924. After graduating high school, Betty attended Council Bluffs Business School. For 12 years she worked for J.C. Penney’s in the accounts payable/receivable department and worked similarly for Bischoff Boats for 35 years. Betty was preceded […]

Dorothy Edmunds

Dorothy Jeanne Edmunds was born in Wetumka, Okla., on Oct. 27, 1928 and went to be with her lord and savior Jan. 30, 2017. She was 89 years old and is survived by her two sons, Chester and Wayne. She also had three grandsons and five great-grandchildren. Dorothy was raised by her loving parents around Oklahoma and Kansas and moved […]


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