Janice Lorraine Nowak Enoch died in her home in Aurora, Colo., on Sept. 11, 2021, surrounded by her family.

Michael Noel Downer, 77 died Sept. 4, 2021, in Grover Beach, after a short battle with leukemia.

Dorothea Amey, 78, died Sept. 4, 2021, surrounded by her family at home in Beaumont.

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Sharon Jean Robins Fandrich died at home in Yucaipa on Aug. 24, 2021. She was born Jan. 1, 1939, in San Bernardino.

Alex Thomas Lacy, 72, died Aug. 6, 2021, due to heart complications. Alex was born Jan. 4, 1949, in Covina.

Margaret Janice Miller Lemon, 83, died in her sleep on Aug. 15, 2021. Janice was born April 27, 1938, in Canonsberg, Pa.

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Randall “Randy” E. Rice, 65, died Sept. 10, 2021, in his hometown of Calimesa. He was born to Guy “Bud” E. Rice Jr. and Nila Joann Bean on June 5, 1956. At the young age of 17, Randy was “gracefully dismissed” from Cajon High School after showing off his newfound racing skills in front of th…

Wilma (Jean) Burian, 97, died Aug. 17, 2021. Jean was an active member of the Yucaipa community, including St. Frances X Cabrini Catholic Church, where she was involved with the Catholic Daughters, CCD religious classes and the church choir.

Rebecca (Becky) Jean Soto King, 71, died at her home in Big Bear on Saturday, Aug. 28th, 2021.

Patricia Ann Park. 79, died Sept. 7, 2021, at home in her sleep. Pat was born Oct. 19, 1941, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Rudolph and Marie Jackline.

Lois J. Pocta, age 88, of Calimesa, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. Lois was born Nov. 20, 1932 to Leota and Jessie Rickard in Edison, Neb. Lois was a resident of Calimesa for 53 years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crossword puzzles and knitting.

James (Jim) LeRoy Hall died Sept. 1, 2021, of heart and lung disease.

Wilma (Jean) Burian, 97, died Aug. 17, 2021. Jean was an active member of the Yucaipa community, including St. frances X Cabrini Catholic Church, where she was involved with the Catholic Daughters, CCD religious classes and the church choir.

Charles Joseph Polizzi (“Chuck”), 85, died Sept. 4, 2021, in Las Vegas, from complications of COVID-19, with family virtually by his side. Chuck was born in Rochester, N.Y. on Sept. 1, 1936. He was the youngest of two children born to Joseph and Mary Polizzi. After spending most of his young…

Stella Nicolass, 80, died Aug. 10, 2021 Stella was from Rialto and Yucaipa.

Matias Casanova Gonzales Sr., 85, died Aug. 26, 2021, at Redlands Community Hospital. He was born on Feb. 24, 1936, in Lockhart, Texas, to Manuel and Leonides (Casanova) Gonzales.

Dwight David Forell died in his Yucaipa home on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. Dwight was an extraordinary man and role model who will be remembered for his generous spirit, non-judgmental nature, quick wit, and great laugh.

Rosemary Endres, 90, died Aug. 15, 2021. Rosemary was born May 5, 1931, in Akron, Ohio to Bill and Eva Gomory, and was one of three children. Her parents moved to California and settled in Los Angeles when she was very young.

Amber Leigh Herring, 42, of Yucaipa died in a car accident on Aug. 5, 2021. She was born on Nov. 8, 1978. She was the daughter of David and Debbi Ebarra of Yucaipa. She grew up in Highland, and attended Highland and Redlands schools.

Rudy Joesph Martus, 76, died on May 7, 2021 in Carrollton, Texas, after a prolonged fight with kidney disease.

Alex Thomas Lacy, 72, died Aug. 6, 2021, due to heart complications. Alex was born Jan. 4, 1949 in Covina.

Kathleen Louise Koffler, 73, died Aug. 19, 2021. She was surrounded by the love of her family as she reached the end of her battle with Alzheimer’s.

Amber Leigh Herring, 42, of Yucaipa died in a car accident on Aug. 5, 2021. She was born on Nov. 8, 1978, to David and Debbi Ebarra of Yucaipa. She grew up in Highland, attending Highland and Redlands schools.

Sarah Elizabeth Feenstra died Aug. 9, 2021, after a nine-year battle with cancer. Sarah was born Feb. 6, 1971, in Oaklawn, Ill., to Robert and Clarice Hoving.

Geneva M. Hill, 89, of Banning, died May 9, 2021. Geneva was born Aug. 2, 1931. Geneva was a Beaumont resident for 27 years. She is survived by her daughters, Laurie Vartanian of Winchester, and Linda Mae Starner of Yucca Valley. Geneva was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Joe Hill of Sa…

Roger Eugene Wood, 74, died July 22, 2021, after a hard fight against diabetes and heart complications.

Stephen (Steve) B. Denton died Aug. 9, 2021. He was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Glendale, and was a graduate of Eagle Rock High School. He was active in track and orchestra, where he played the trombone.

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JoAnn Butler, 78, died July 25, 2021, with family by her side. JoAnn was born June 7, 1943, to Nola Ernestine and Joseph Herman Butler in Chino.

William (Bill) H. Greene Jr. died July 29, 2021. He was born July 10, 1931, in Colton, and was a graduate of San Bernardino High School.

Robert James “Jimmy” Le Vea died July 9, 2021, at the VA Hospital in Loma Linda. Robert was born in Oswego, N.Y. and has been a resident of Yucaipa since 1974. He joined the U.S. Navy at age 17, and was a proud patriot. Later in life, he became an industrial painter. He also went on to becom…

Neomi Eleanor (Deck) Curry, 104, died July 15, 2021. Neomi was born on March 28, 1917, in Bismark, Ill. to Jacob and Edith (Hollandsworth) Deck. She attended schools in Bismark, graduating from High School in 1935 having reached her goal to be a qualified secretary. She was soon employed by …

Robert James “Jimmy” Le Vea died July 9, 2021, at the VA Hospital in Loma Linda. Robert was born in Oswego, N.Y. and has been a resident of Yucaipa since 1974. He joined the U.S. Navy at age 17, and was a proud patriot. Later in life, he became an industrial painter. He also went on to becom…

Ralph Lees Jr. died July 20, 2021. He was born in Bell, on Feb. 4, 1947 to Ralph Lees Sr. and Kathleen Lees. Ralph was a good man and served in the United States Navy for four years. He was a people person and drove the city transportation bus for over 30 years making lots of friends, making…

Roselyn Roberts died June 3, 2021, at Redlands Commun-ity Hospital surrounded by loved ones. She was 90 years old. She was born Oct. 3, 1930, to Antone and Frances Rodgers in Little Compton, Newport R.I. She lived in Yucaipa for 56 years.

Samuel Reed Kirk died Feb. 3, 2021. Sam was born to Catherine McBurney Kirk and Samuel I. Kirk on May 14, 1942, in Sierra Madre.

Denise Marie Thompson (Belsito), 66, of Yucaipa, died June 26, 2021. Denise was born in Michigan to Rose and James Belsito on Nov. 5, 1954. She attended primary and high school in Fontana, where her family owned Jim’s West Arrow Market. Denise married Stephen Thompson on Jan. 15 1977, in Fon…

LeRoy B. Gillman, 76, died June 24, 2021, from Parkinsons at his home in Yucaipa surrounded by his loving family.

Wayne L. Dorothy died June 29, 2021. He was born on April 10, 1940, to Wayne F. Dorothy and Elsie M. Snook in Oakland. He died after a prolonged fight with cancer.

Larry Stephen Kuepler, 75, died on June 19, 2021, at home in Calimesa, with his family by his side. Larry was born Feb. 12, 1946, in Long Beach to Stephen and Mae Kuelper. He was the youngest of three.

Sofia Rosie (Cuellar) Chase, 85, died of natural causes on June 26, 2021.

Treva Elone (Turner) Ballard, 85, of Yucaipa died April 14, 2021, at home.

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Beverly J. Robbins died May 24, 2021. Beverly touched the hearts of everyone she met. She was a gifted artist and beautiful soul.

Norma Madge Centner, 85, died April 4, 2021. Norma was born May 12, 1935, in East Machias, Maine, to Charles and Emma Gatcomb.

Melissa Gail Dent, 47, died June 12, 2021, in Highsland after a long illness.

Jesse (Jack)  Jackson Huckeba died May 29, 2021, with his family by his side.

Alice S. Harless-Briddle, 84, died May 12, 2021, at Redlands Community Hospital, as the result of complications from a stroke.

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