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Barbara Lou Johnson, died Sept. 13, 2022. She was born July 16, 1930, in Elkhart, Kan.

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Gregory John Helfrich of Yucaipa, died at the age of 66 on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. He suffered a long battle with peripheral artery disease.

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Earl Arthur Haugen, of Fort Mohave Arizona, died surrounded by his family on Aug. 26, 2022.

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Laural Ellen (Gilpatrick) Traill, a lifelong resident of the Inland Empire, died July 20, 2022, aged 80 years. She was born July 13, 1942, in Redlands to Leonard F. Gilpatrick and Rosa M. (Guyotte) Gilpatrick.

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Cynthia Louise Kuran (Moses) died Aug. 11, 2022. Cyndi was born March 4, 1950, in Massillon, Ohio to George Raymond Moses and Ruth Eleanor Moses (Geis).

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Kenneth Ray Lystra, 74, died at Redlands Community Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. He was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Oct. 20, 1947, to William and Elsie Lystra.

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Gregory Allen Davis died Sept. 6, 2022, in Oregon, due to Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS). He was born Aug. 9, 1952, in Inglewood.

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Laural Ellen (Gilpatrick) Traill, a lifelong resident of the Inland Empire, died July 20, 2022, at 80 years. Laural was born July 13, 1942, in Redlands to Leonard F. Gilpatrick and Rosa M. (Guyotte) Gilpatrick. After attending several schools, she Laural graduated from Redlands High School in 1960.

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Bob Esqueda, 86, a 33-year-resident of Yucaipa, died on Aug. 19, 2022. Bob was born on Feb. 14, 1936, in Los Angeles. He retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad Company then moved to Yucaipa, in 1989. He served the community by helping residents complete their income tax preparations.

Dorothy Mary Jetton, 91, resident of Yucaipa, died on Aug. 28, 2022, in the comfort of her home. Dorothy was born on Dec. 7, 1930, in Conemaugh, Pa., to John and Mary Sivi. The oldest of three children, she was born in the same room of their home where her father was born.

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Joseph William, known as “Joe” Trampus, 88, died Aug. 24, 2022. He was born of German descent in San Pedro on July 9, 1934, and was a gymnast in high school before graduating from Nathaniel A. Narbonne High School in 1953. He went on to receive an Associate in Arts Degree, studying petroleum…

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David Joseph Fries, 67, died Aug. 4, 2022. He was born on May 30, 1955, in Fort Ord, California.

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Henry R. Starr, 95, a 65 year resident of Calimesa, died Aug. 23, 2022, surrounded by his family.

Bruce Granlund, 74, died at his Yucaipa home on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. He had a long career both in business and public service. He was born in Helena, Mont., in 1948, and moved to Yucaipa in 1960.

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Aaron Paul Holmes, 67, died Aug. 26, 2022 at his home in Enoch, Utah, after a five-month battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 17, 1955 in San Gabriel, to Alexander John Holmes and Ruth Mary Stott Holmes. He grew up in La Puente. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Da…

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Norman R. Pierce.died at his home in Banning, on Aug. 2, 2022. He was a native of Winter Park, Fla., and a resident of Sun Lakes for more than four years.

Kenneth Russell Jones, 62 of Yucaipa, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. He was born Jan. 4, 1960, in Glendale, to the late Perry and Patricia Jones.

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Earl Thomas “Tom” Winter died early morning Aug. 10, 2022, after a lengthy illness. Throughout his adventurous life, he considered many others as his sons and daughters. Tom was born in Chicago, Il. He joined the Army in 1956 at aged 17 and obtained his GED from Hersch High School. He fulfil…

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John Franklin Chudy, 95, died on Aug. 20, 2022. He was born March 29, 1927, in Moline, Ill., to Jay and Marie Tschudy.

Billie Jo (Rockman) Wyatt, 78, died in her home surrounded by family on Aug. 9, 2022, in Calimesa.

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Rita Louise Taylor, 83, of Yucaipa, died on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Rita was born May 25, 1939, in Chicago, Ill. to Frank and Minnie Schawrz. Her family soon moved to Southern California and she graduated from Redlands High School in 1957.

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Rita Louise Taylor,  83, of Yucaipa, died on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Rita was born May 25, 1939, in Chicago, Ill. to Frank and Minnie Schawrz. Her family soon moved  to Southern California, and she graduated from Redlands High School in 1957.

Anthony “Tony” Pejack, 87, died Aug. 3, 2022, in Yucaipa. Tony was born Sept. 30, 1934, in Johnstown, Pa., He graduated from Johnstown High School in 1953. Tony went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Donald Mark Cullen died July 17, 2022. He was born March 15, 1967. Don loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman.

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Boyd Jay Heston “Bud,” 80, died June 21, 2022. Bud was a beloved husband, father and grandfather and papa, dedicated owner of Heston’s R.V. for 49 years.

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Theo Elarbee died Aug. 6, 2020, at his home in Fallbrook, holding the hand of his wife, Tonya. Born in Bryan, Texas, on Sept. 16, 1952, to a military family, Theo’s travels were many and far from England to Guam and many bases in the U.S.

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Ernestine Bub, 84, died July 12, 2022, at her Mentone home. Ernestine was born Feb. 8, 1938, in Yugoslavia. She immigrated with her parents to the United States at the young age of 13, to live in Fontana. She married at age 24 and moved to Calimesa, where she enjoyed working at Georges Marke…

Donald C. Martin, 87, died June 23, 2022. Don was born in Seattle., Wash., to Charley and Mary Martin, joining a family of two brothers, Howard and Milton, and a sister Helen.

Stephen Cuccia Sr. longtime resident of Yucaipa, died June 30, 2022. He was 84 at the time of his death.

Ella “Gerri” Silva, 83, died July 15, 2021. She was born March 14, 1938, in Corydon, Ind., the second youngest of six children born to Charles and Minnie (Logston) Backherms.

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Charles (Chuck) E. Hammond died at home in Desert Hot Springs on June 30, 2022. Chuck was born in Lynwood, to Patricia Ann Deal and Charles E Hammond Sr. on Feb. 16, 1961.

Donald C. Martin, 87, died June 23, 2022. Don was born in Seattle., Wash., to Charley and Mary Martin, joining a family of two brothers, Howard and Milton, and a sister Helen.

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Lola Rae Rhine, 92, died at home on July 5, 2022, comforted by family. She was born to Ray Roy Moore and Bonnie “Mabel” (Martin) Moore on Jan. 12, 1930, in Redlands. She married James Rhine and had three children.

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Leila Jean Campbell, 91, died June 11, 2022, at San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland.

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Richard Edward Gill, 76, of Yucaipa, died June 20, 2022, at home surrounded by his family.

Karol Marie Topoleski of Yucaipa, died June 19, 2022. Karol (Kari) was born on July 20, 1956. Her parents were Raymond and Opal Shurte. She married Chris Topoleski and had two children Jessica Topoleski and Jacob Topoleski.

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Keith Allen Pelfrey died on June 7, 2022. He was born in Fontana on March 30, 1984. He grew up in Loma Linda and also lived in San Bernardino.

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Karen “Gammy” Breyer, 79, died at home on June 20, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She was surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor her legacy by living their best life with kindn…

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William Dahlin “Pape Bill” 87, died June 26, 2022. He was born July 1934 to Edith and Wolford Dahlin in Cook, Minn.

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Evelyn M. Amell, a 52-year resident of Yucaipa, died June 22, 2022, of natural causes in her home. Evelyn was born on Jan. 25, 1920, in Livingston, Mont.

Brett William Smith, died June 16, 2022. He was born to Jean Fraser and William Smith on June 7, 1950. A proud Orange County boy and oldest of five, Brett was raised in Fullerton and spent his life in Southern California. His family moved to Wisconsin briefly, but soon realized that they wer…

Velvajean Woodrow, 92, died at her home in Yucaipa on June 14, 2022.

Travis Eugene Nace, 43, died on June 9, 2022. Travis born March 20, 1979, and lived in Needles.

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