Obituaries

John Douglas Owen

John Douglas Owen passed peacefully to the other side on July 8, 2018 at the home of his daughter, Jo. Doug was born on Nov. 9, 1931 in Los Angeles to Erle and Florence Owen. He grew up in Los Angeles and joined the Navy in 1951 to serve his country in the Korean War. He met his beloved wife […]

Lloyd Myers

Lloyd Thomas Myers, “Dusty” to his family, passed away on Aug. 3, 2018 in Midpines due to pancreatic cancer. He was born Jan. 14, 1948 to Lloyd and Marian Rubio Myers. He was a Navy veteran and worked in law enforcement for 35 years, ending his career as a lieutenant for Hayward Police Department and as a multi-agency task force […]

John B. Cogdell, III

John B. Cogdell III was an army veteran with letters of commendation, a member of the military police, correctional officer and a park ranger. He worked in the pipeline construction industry also. John married twice with two daughters, Shannon and Shawna, and one son, Lonnie, with his wife Carrie. He played high school football in Arkansas for the Rattlers. He […]

Tracy Luanne Baxter

Beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother Tracy Baxter passed away on Aug. 22, 2018 after a long and valiant struggle with multiple medical issues. Tracy was born on Feb. 22, 1963 in Fresno to Theda and Andrew Parsons. She was one of 11 siblings. She moved to Mariposa in 1997. She worked in retail in Yosemite National Park, where […]

Christina Cooke

Christina “Chris” Cooke passed away on Aug. 20, 2018. She is survived by two sisters, one brother, two sons, a daughter-in-law, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services will be held at the Mariposa Funeral Home at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

John Rutherford

John Burwell Rutherford passed away May 22, 2018 in Murray, Ky. John was born to Amelia Burwell and John Albert Rutherford in Chicago, Ill. on Dec. 31, 1928. He graduated from Winchester High School and Harvard University. John is remembered telling remarkable stories of his tour in post-World War II occupied Japan or a 25-minute struggle with a 15 pound […]

Ann Trankla

Ann Trankla (nee Holzinger) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 at her daughter Catherine’s home. Ann was born on Nov. 29, 1922 in Los Angeles, the first of three children of Valentine and Mae Holzinger. She attended Alhambra High School and was a member of Sts. Felicitas and Perpetua Church. She married Joe Trankla in 1943, and they […]

Mary ‘Jan’ Robinson

Mary Janis Robinson peacefully passed away on Aug. 13, 2018 at the age of 95 in Sacramento, Calif. Known as Jan to all of her family and friends, she was born on Jan. 3, 1923 in Pueblo, Colo., to Irene (Fisher) and William Whitlow. Jan married Arthur (Art) Robinson in 1945 in Pueblo, just after World War II. Her immediate […]

Service set for John Hardaway

A memorial service for John Hardaway will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13. The service will be at 11 a.m. at the Mariposa Lutheran Church, 4469 Highway 49 South.

Friday Coffee slated for Aug. 31

The monthly “Friday Coffee” event sponsored by Main Street Mariposa is set for Aug. 31. This month’s event will be held at 8:30 a.m. at Casto Oaks Fine Wine at 5022 Highway 140 in downtown Mariposa. This social event is geared for business owners in Mariposa but everyone is invited to attend to learn about Main Street Mariposa. For more […]


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