Obituaries

Patricia Gordo

Patricia Ann Gordo, 73, passed away at her home in Burson, Calif. She was born in Oakdale in 1947 and lived in Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Calaveras counties before moving to Burson, where she lived for 37 years. At the time of her passing, Patricia was a retired caregiver who stayed active in several community groups in Calaveras […]

Lionel Richards

Lionel Charles Richards, aka Lonnie, was born Dec. 15, 1931 in McAllen, Texas to parents Lionel Carleton Richards and Vesta Fay (Burrell) Richards and one sister Billie Jean Richards. On Jan. 10, 1953 he married Doris Marcy of Merced. They raised three children: Lonnie, Dianna and Linea. He was raised in both Merced and Mariposa, first arriving in California at […]

Doris 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 (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 […]


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