Obituaries

Doris (Sparks) Baumann

Doris passed away peacefully in her home Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. She was 84. Her memorial service will be held in Building A of the Mariposa Fairgrounds on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. Those who knew and loved Doris are welcome to attend. Doris was born in Greensburg, Ind., the youngest of eight children. She graduated high school at […]

Walter Bonner

On Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, Walt Bonner passed away after a long battle surviving a vehicular accident in 2010 with an 18-wheeler truck which left him a paraplegic. Born on July 16, 1957 in Santa Clara, Calif., Walt enjoyed years of surfing the coastlines, camping and fishing. He went on to become a professional motocross racer for team Honda for […]

Stephen Stein

Stephen Charles Stein was born Oct. 29, 1938 and passed away Jan. 24, 2020. “Steve” was a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Steve was born in National City, Calif. and graduated from Sweetwater High School. After high school he joined the California Division of Forestry (CDF) and spent the next 35 years with the agency, working in both southern and […]

Wallace ‘Tom’ Reavis

Wallace “Tom” Reavis passed away surrounded by his four children at his home after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He was preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Florence; wife Donna; brother Wayne and sisters Kae Jarrard and Sally Curry. He is survived by his sister Gwyn Ernst; children Jeff Reavis, Mark and Patti Reavis, Patrice and […]

Charles Woods

Charles Woods left this world tired and ready to go home on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Charles was born in Blytheville, Ark., in February of 1939. He was known to be a cowboy extraordinaire with numerous championships, buckles and saddles, including the Salinas Rodeo Century Team Roping Champion 1998. Charles is remembered by most for his cowboy grit, work ethic, […]

Kenneth Callahan

Kenneth Neal Callahan was born Jan. 15, 1941 and died Jan. 20, 2020. Ken was born in Fresno, Calif., to parents James and Annabelle Callahan. Ken grew up in Fresno and Madera counties. He attended Roosevelt High School where he met the love of his life, Kathleen Kalstrom. They were married in September of 1962 and lived in Fresno to […]

Arthur Leon Dressel

Family and friends mourn the passing of Arthur Leon Dressel on Jan. 14, 2020. He was a native Californian born during a blackout on Sept. 5, 1945. He had numerous adventures during his life from being a sporting goods store owner, diving/sport fishing boat operator. Computers were always part of his life from being a user to being a buyer […]

Dorothy Ragland

Dorothy Ragland, on Jan. 2, 2020, finished her tasks on this world and with dignity and honor peacefully passed away in the Cal-Vet home in Fresno. She was born Dorothy Mae MacLeod on May 11, 1924 to parents Donald and Doris MacLeod in Washington, D.C. On the return trip home to the United States after visiting her grandparents in Scotland […]

Marian Dougherty

Family and friends mourn the passing of Marian Gene Dougherty (Gruenwald), beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, from pneumonia, leaving us with a gentle kiss and smile. She was born Aug. 26, 1925 and raised in Maquoketa, Iowa. She died Dec. 28, 2019. Marian trained as a registered nurse at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. After completing her training, Marian […]

Services set for Basham

The services for Dale Edward Basham, who passed away on Dec. 6, 2019, will be held on Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. The services will be held at the Masonic Hall at 5154 Jones Street in Mariposa. The reception will be potluck and everyone is invited to bring a dish.


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