Obituaries

Dorothy Saunders

Dorothy Terese (Rhatigan) Saunders, a longtime resident of Mariposa, passed away at the age of 88 on Jan. 15, 2019 in Oakhurst, Calif. Dorothy was born on May 16, 1930 to Joseph Thomas Rhatigan and Margaret Mary McGrath in Brooklyn, N.Y. Dorothy is the number eight child of 12 children. She met and married George John Saunders on Sept. 1, […]

Glen Fryer

Glen Fryer of Mariposa went home to be with his Heavenly Father in the early morning of Jan. 14, 2019, after a two year battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was 69 years old. Glen was born on March 21, 1949, in Troy, Ala., to Louie and Roxie Fryer. He spent most […]

Patrick Gerken

Patrick Earl Gerken died on Jan. 10, 2019 in Mariposa, Calif. Patrick was born in Mariposa on July 3, 1990. He loved ever y thing about the outdoors: hiking, fishing, camping and motorcycle riding. He was a lover of animals and his big, huge smile and love for life will be missed by many. He truly appreciated the beauty that […]

Larry Powers

Larry Powers was born on Jan. 20, 1956 to Richard and Loretta Powers in Prairie Village, Kan., grew up in Sunnyvale, Calif., and moved to Yosemite in 1974. From Curry Company through to Aramark, Larry was actively involved with the union, negotiating for good for so many who worked in the valley over the years. Spring and fall were ever […]

Marian Clark

Marian β€œMeg” Gould Clark of Mariposa died at the Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno on Dec. 23, 2018, after a short respiratory illness. She was 81. Meg was born on July 9, 1937, in Monterey, Calif., to William and Ruth Gould. She graduated from San Jose State University with Masters Degrees in education and music in 1969. Meg taught […]

Shirley Mae Anderson

Shirley Mae (Richey) Anderson β€” 90 years young β€” died Dec. 7, 2018. She was born on Aug. 22, 1928 to Leland and Beatrice (Madson) Richey in Marmarth, N.D. Shirley is survived by her children and their spouses: Robert and Heather Rieman, Douglas and Katherine Rieman and Deborah Rieman; and stepson Gary and Vicky Anderson. All her children were with […]


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