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Eva L. Ketchum (Pitter) died Oct. 31. 2022 in Eugene, Ore. Eva was born on Nov. 10, 1928, in Benton County, Ark., to Cecil and Esther Ketchum.

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J. Patrick Swaynie, 91, of Calimesa, died at his home on Nov. 18, 2022.

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Jacqueline Lee Strohl of Yucaipa, died Nov. 4, 2022, in her home with her beloved husband Charles by her side. She was born on June 2, 1926, in Temple City. She was an avid reader throughout her life. Growing up near Hollywood, she also became a lover of classic Hollywood movies which she pa…

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Timothy Burt Freetly 66, died Oct. 28, 2022, at home, after a long battle with liver cancer.

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Lorene Waller died Nov. 6, 2022. Lorene was born in Bluehole, Ky., on Jan. 7, 1932.

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Mary Bronson of Yucaipa died Nov. 2, 2022. She was born on June 28, 1951, in Kissimmee, Fla.

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Nancy JoAnn Thomas died on Nov. 1, 2022. She was born and raised in San Bernardino and moved to Yucaipa in 2015 until her death Nov. 1.

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Richard D. Preston, a long time resident of Yucaipa, died Oct. 23, 2022, at the age of 80.

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Della E. Nielsen of Yucaipa died Nov. 2 at her home surrounded by family members. She was born in Mansfield, Mo. on Jan. 11, 1924. A lifelong Christian she attended Bryant Street Baptist Church for over 40 years. She was active in the Yucaipa Women’s Club at Church and the Red Hats. Known fo…

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Richard Thomas Dawson, died on Aug. 8, 2022. Richard was born on July 15, 1947. He was raised in Fort Lee, N.J., and was th eldest brother of Clifford Dawson of Calimesa and Joan Riggs of Redlands, and Janel Laban of Sweden.

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Philip Richard Calvert died on Oct. 25, 2022 in Yucaipa. Philip was born in Munising Mich., on Dec. 27,1935.

George Jorritsma, 85, of Calimesa, died at home on Nov. 3, 2022. George was born Jan. 6, 1937, in Downey, to Siebren (Sam) and Ann Jorritsma. He attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids for two years and returned to California and attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, majoring in dairy husbandry…

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Jeanie (Jean) Elser (Curtis), 60, died Oct. 15, 2022, of esophageal cancer that spread to her liver and bones, causing complications. Jeanie was born April 1, 1962, in La Puente. Jeanie is the fourth daughter of six born to Eugene and Hazel Curtis.

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Kathy Mae Stark Parrish, 62, died unexpectantly on Oct. 8, 2022, in Beaumont. Kathy was born on Nov. 1, 1959 to Daryl and Beverly Stark.

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Gary Montgomery died Oct. 11, surrounded by his loving family. Gary was just 18 days from his 82nd birthday. He was born on Oct. 29, 1940, in Yucaipa and he remained in Yucaipa all his life.

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Dennis L. Champagne died Oct. 20, 2022. Dennis was born June 13, 1936, and raised in Mohall, North Dakota, to Eugene and Lillie Champagne. He moved with his older brother, Gordon, to California and graduated from Armijo Union High School in Fairfield, class of 1955, before moving to Wisconsi…

Angelo R. Sousa died Sept. 16, 2022. He was born in Santa Maria Azores on Aug. 14, 1937. Angelo is survived by his wife Isaltina Sousa, sons Michael Sousa, Edward Sousa, wife Wendy Sousa and grandsons Ian Sousa and Cameron Sousa.

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Richard Arden Jr., 80, of Yucaipa, died Oct.1, 2022, due to complications following heart surgery. He was born May 11, 1942, in Long Beach to Melville and Dorothy Arden.

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Ruth Elizabeth Carey died Oct. 7, 2022, at home with her family beside her. Ruth was born March 17, 1952, to James Edward and Ruth Louise Inskeep. She was born and grew up in San Diego, raised her family in Phillips Ranch, and the last 20 years she spent in the dream home she designed in Yucaipa.

Lora Lee Barrows Hall, 76, of Yucaipa, died Oct. 3, 2022. Lora, daughter of Laurence and Lorna Barrows died at an acute care facility in Mentone.

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Kenneth E Rymer died Oct. 5, 2022. He was born Feb. 17, 1930, to Layman and Sadie (Hamilton) Rymer.

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David James Anderson died on Sept. 3, 2022. David was born on Sept. 6, 1942, in Buffalo, NY. He moved to California after receiving an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad as a crane operator in the rail yard.

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Kathy Joann Northcutt (Trinidad), died on Sept. 4, 2022, just three days after her 66th birthday.

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William Boyd Thomas, 78, died unexpectedly in early September, 2022, at his home in Beaumont.

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Gordon Leslie died Sept. 17, 2022. Gordon was born on Oct. 27, 1946. He was the owner of Gordon Leslie’s Hairstyling from 1976. He grew up in Yucaipa. His parents, Wayne and Helen Leslie, owned the A&W restaurant throughout the 1960-70s.

Chester Brian Ragsdale died after a long battle with liver cancer on Sept. 18, 2022, at the age of 67 years at his sister's home in Greencastle, Indiana. He was surrounded by loved ones - his sister Coral, best friend Jeff, and children Jeffrey, Rickie, and Holly.

Dorothy Elizabeth Simmer died Sept. 3, 2022. She was also known as Dottie, Dot, Mom, Momma, Mommykins, Mimi, Grandma Dorothy and Auntie.

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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.

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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