Obituaries

Service set Jan. 26 for Doug Davis

A celebration of Life for Doug Davis will be held on Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. at the Turkey Creek Golf Course, 1525 Highway 193, Lincoln, Calif. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. He died on Dec. 30 in Lincoln.

Frances Long

Frances Ruby Long, a third generation Californian, cattle rancher, wife and mother, passed away from natural causes on Dec. 21, 2017. She was 89 years of age. She was born in Sanger, Calif., on April 7, 1928 to Peter Gumber and Amelia (Millie) Gumber (Bender). She is survived by her sons and daughters in-law, Mark Long (Donnelle) and Marshall Long […]

Doug Davis

Douglas (Doug) Allen Davis born May 27, 1942 in Colusa County in Colusa, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Dec. 30, 2017 in Lincoln, Calif. He is preceded in death by his father Charles H. Davis in 1979, brother Larry Davis in 2003, and mother Marie Davis in 2006. Doug lived in the community of Williams; attended […]

Patricia (Pat) Lorain Maxwell

Patricia (Pat) Lorain Maxwell was born Nov. 15, 1937 in Los Angeles, Calif. and passed away on Dec. 26, 2017. She retired from General Telephone (Verizon) as a supply analyst in 1988. She worked at General Telephone for 18 years. Prior to that she worked for Frances Paul Travel Service in Claremont, Calif. and before that she worked at Levick […]

Jefferson Venard

Jefferson Allen Venard, born in Gotebo, Okla., on April 29, 1941, went home to be with Jesus on Jan. 6, 2018. A resident of Mariposa since 1994, Jeff enjoyed 15 years as a school bus driver, following a 30-plus year career as a police officer, the last 12 of which were as a motor officer for the Ontario Police Department. […]

Barry Price

Barry Lee Price was born in Stockton, Calif., in 1945 to Joseph and Gladys Price. He died suddenly in an accident on the icy Merced River canyon road. He was a contractor-handyman. He loved helping people and was always trying to save them time and money. He was a good friend to Mariposa and he cared about you all. He […]

Linda Turgeon

Linda Christine Turgeon was born Sept. 9, 1948 in San Mateo County. She was born to Phillip and Nellie Turgeon of Half Moon Bay, Calif. She passed away Oct. 14, 2017. Linda was the eldest of nine children. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Steve, Terry, Willie and Patrick Turgeon; sister, Pricilla Verceles; and grandchild Zachary Turgeon. Linda […]

Jennifer Przybyla

Jennifer Joann Przybyla, born July 4, 1971, passed away Dec. 15, 2017. Jennifer and her family moved to Mariposa in June 1975. She participated in track and field and band throughout her school years and graduated from Mariposa County High School in 1989. She served in the U.S. Navy and spent most of her tour overseas in the Persian Gulf […]

Richard Kerkling

Richard Locke Kerkling was born Feb. 9, 1925 in Denver, Colorado, the second child of Clarence Antonio Kerkling and Leila Ward Faus Kerkling. He joined one older sibling, Margaret M. Kerkling, born in 1917. Rich passed away peacefully on Dec 4, 2017. Rich was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Anita C. Bayer Kerkling in 2012 and […]


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