Obituaries

Paul O. Kendall

This is a great loss to the community, his friends and loved ones. Paul O. Kendall (Small Bindle) was a very proud father. He wanted his friends to know he loved you to no end and to be at peace. This was written by his two best friends. Jo: Paul was that kind of person that you only meet once […]

Maryanna Kingman

On Nov. 15, 2019, Maryanna Kingman passed away peacefully at the age of 87. She was born in Palo Alto, Calif., on March, 20, 1932 to parents Virgil and Molly Brady, joining her oldest sister, Jane. Shortly after, the young family moved to San Jose where Mr. Brady was a billboard sign painter for Foster & Kleiser. Maryanna attended local […]

Stan Pihl

Stan Pihl entered into the eternal loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Dec. 2. Stan courageously battled cancer for the last several years of his life. Though Stan finally succumbed to cancer, he never succumbed to the spirit of defeat. Stan is a man who never complained about his disease, but continued to display a […]

Frederick Grin

Frederick E. Grin, Jr. passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 14, 2019. Fred was born in Indiana on Nov. 26, 1927 to ‘Fritz’ and Stella Grin. Fred was a lifelong fan of the LA Dodgers and the Oakland Raiders. He was the founder of the “Long Beach Lockettes,” a traveling softball team for girls aged 13-18. His team members still call […]

Fay Ann Turner

Fay Ann (Martin) Turner passed away in her home Nov. 1, 2019, with the people that she loved the most surrounding her. Fay was 75 years old at the time of her death. She lost her battle of five years to cancer. She was born June 30, 1944 in Cleveland, Tenn., and moved to Mariposa when she was three months […]

Greg Snee

Gregory C. Snee, age 75, of Reno, Nev., passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 12, 1944 to Charles and Mildred Snee. In 1962 he joined the Air Force and served for four years as crew chief during the Vietnam War. Greg had a long and varied work […]

Franklin “Frank” Edward Buzbee

Frank Buzbee passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at the age of 74 after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Eva Lois Tull Buzbee and Franklin Elmer Buzbee, of Atwater, Calif. and his sister Martha Rose, of Mariposa. He is survived by his sister Jaunelle Christie of Waxhaw, S.C. and his brother James […]

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  Fay Ann (Martin) Turner passed away in her home Nov. 1, 2019, with the people that she loved the most surrounding her. Fay was 75 years old at the time of her death. She lost her battle of five years to cancer.  She was born June 30, 1944 in Cleveland, Tenn., and moved to Mariposa when she was three […]

Dr. Jim Wurgler

Dr. Jim Wurgler of Williams of Arizona — known to his friends as JW, J-dub or Doc — passed away on Nov. 13, 2019 in Flagstaff after suffering a stroke. He went peacefully and gently, surrounded by family. Jim is survived by his wife of 59 years, five children, 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He is also survived by […]

Robert Baker

Robert M. “Bob” Baker died of natural causes on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Mariposa. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday. Bob was born on Oct. 17, 1929, and raised in Southern California. He moved to Mariposa with his wife, Sally, over three decades ago. Sally passed away in 1999 and Bob has resided in Mariposa ever since. Bob […]


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