Rosalie ‘Annie’ Saiz

Rosalie ‘Annie’ Saiz

Rosalie “Annie” Saiz was born Jan. 24, 1937, in New Mexico and earned her angel wings on April 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; sons, Jimmy and Mark; brother, niece, many friends and extended family. A rosary service will be . . . Read Full Story >>

Elizabeth Jane ‘Bette’ Fox

Elizabeth Jane ‘Bette’ Fox

Elizabeth Jane “Bette” Davis Fox was born May 15, 1922, and passed away April 14, 2019, in Thousand Palms. She was the last remaining sibling born to William Davis and Tiene Jensen Davis in San Francisco. Bette grew up and went to school in San . . . Read Full Story >>

Nolan R. Clawson

Nolan R. Clawson

Nolan R Clawson passed away at his home April 11, 2019, at the age of 95. Nolan was born on Feb 29, 1924, to Vollie Roy Clawson and Clara Lee Washington in Rocky, Ark. As a young boy, Nolan lived in Oklahoma and New Mexico, . . . Read Full Story >>

Neil Jerome Elmquist

Neil Jerome Elmquist passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Ridgecrest, surrounded by love. He was born on the family farm in Wilcox, Pa., on Jan. 25, 1928. He was the youngest son of Edward William and Olga Florence (Pearson) Elmquist. Neil worked on . . . Read Full Story >>

Michael J. Munson

Michael J. Munson

Michael J. Munson, beloved husband, stepfather, grandpa, brother andfriend, talented engineer and most importantly man of God, passed over into Eternity on April 5, 2019. He was born in Great Bend, Kan., to Gary and Dorene Hamel Munson on Oct. 17, 1959. He grew up . . . Read Full Story >>

Ruth Elise Cooper

Ruth Elise Cooper

As the News Review neared press time, we learned that longtime resident Ruth Elise Cooper died April 15, 2019. She was 94. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Christ the King Anglican Church, 201 W. Graaf Ave. Father . . . Read Full Story >>

Robert W. ‘Bob’ Paddock

Robert W. “Bob” Paddock passed away on Jan. 24, 2019, from heart failure. He was loved and respected by many. He is greatly missed. A celebration of life to honor Bob’s final request for a gathering of friends and family to share memories, good times, . . . Read Full Story >>

Michael Richmond Pappas

Michael Richmond Pappas passed away on March 21, 2019, due to a heart condition. He was born Oct. 15, 1956, in Ridgecrest to Rudy and Jackie Pappas. Mike most recently worked on the base as an electrician. Prior to this, he drove a truck for . . . Read Full Story >>

Dianna L. Sherrick

Dianna L. Sherrick

Dianna L. Sherrick passed away on April 5, 2019, at the age of 73 with family by her side. She is preceded in death by her husband (Jack “John” Sherrick) and her grand-daughter (Christy Barnhardt-Montes). Per Dianna’s wishes a celebration of life is scheduled for . . . Read Full Story >>

Shirley E. Presley

Shirley E. Presley

Shirley Ellen Taylor Presley took her ascent to Heaven on March 27, 2019, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Born on March 30, 1932, in Plainfield, N.J., Shirley was the eldest of three children in her household. She lived in New Jersey all of her childhood and . . . Read Full Story >>

Carl L. Hall

Carl L. Hall

Carl LeRoy Hall was born in Ridgecrest on Sept. 12, 1970, to loving parents Carl Watson and Linda Marie Hall. He passed away at home in Tucson, Ariz., on April 1, 2019. He is survived by brothers Micah (Katie), Spencer (Megan), David and Jason (Angie); . . . Read Full Story >>

Inge Moore

Inge Moore of Ridgecrest died Thursday, March 21, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. She was 94. Mrs. Moore was born Sept. 10, 1924, in Stettin, Germany, where she had many fond memories of her childhood. Inge survived the bombings and destruction of WWII. She met Robert . . . Read Full Story >>

Lawrence M. Sires

Lawrence M. Sires

Lawrence M. Sires of Ridgecrest died March 25, 2019. He was 73. He was born March 6, 1946, in Bremerton, Wash. He retired from Naval Weapons Center as a supervisory physicist 1997, then served as an attorney from 1997-2019 . Lawrence moved to China Lake . . . Read Full Story >>

Earl E. ‘Gene’ Burkholder

Longtime Ridgecrest resident, Earl Eugene “Gene” Burkholder, passed away in Lancaster on March 12, 2019, due to an accident. He is survived by his two sisters, Vivian Hendon of Conway, Ark., and Evelyn Blume of Greenbrier, Ark. He is also survived by numerous nieces and . . . Read Full Story >>

T. Scott Sayre

Services for T. Scott Sayre will be held Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m. at St. Madeline’s Catholic Church in Trona. Father James Dowds will officiate. A potluck reception will follow at the church. Scott Sayre was born Dec. 20, 1954, in Bakersfield. He died . . . Read Full Story >>

George and Judith Pommerenke

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of beloved couple George and Judith Pommerenke. George passed on Feb. 20, 2019, in Bakersfield, after a battle with several health issues. He was born Nov. 30, 1934, to Harold Pommerenke and Eleanor Sly Pommerenke . . . Read Full Story >>

Gloria-Ann Mandt

Gloria-Ann Mandt, a longtime resident of Ridgecrest, passed away on March 20, 2019. She was 94 years old. Gloria was born and raised in Denver, Colo., and although she spent the majority of her adult life living elsewhere, it was Denver that held her heart . . . Read Full Story >>

Charles ‘Chuck’ Graham

Charles ‘Chuck’ Graham

Charles (Chuck) Graham was born on May 16, 1956, to Richard Graham and June Gibbs Graham Claunch at North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego. He passed away peacefully on March 12, 2019, at home in Avondale, Ariz., after a 23-month battle with pancreatic cancer. . . . Read Full Story >>

Eldena R.‘Dena’ Ulat

Eldena R. (Dena) Ulat, 67, passed away at her home in Ridgecrest, surrounded by family, on Feb. 27, 2019. Memorial services will be held at Immanuel Christian School Worship Center on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. Coffee and refreshments will be served following . . . Read Full Story >>

Sophia Marie McElfish

Sophia Marie McElfish “Marie,” age 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at Ventura Post Acute in Ventura, Calif. She was born Oct. 2, 1927, in Tullahoma, Tenn., to Jesse and Gertrude Walden. She married Frank McElfish on Jan. 21, 1947 in Las . . . Read Full Story >>