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BETTY JOAN HEINS

By Kern Valley Sun / November 12, 2019

A bit of sunshine came to the valley in 1973. Her name was Betty. With 2 kids in tow, Betty dived into the community. Betty worked at The Cozy Corner, Kern Valley Sun, Lorrie’s Roundup, Alta One, Admitting at Kern Valley Hospital, El Vaquero, Elks, Meals On Wheels, Cal-Cot, Shady Lane, even the Airport restaurant […]

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NOVA JOYCE MULLEN

By Kern Valley Sun / November 12, 2019

Nova Joyce Mullen passed away on October 26, 2019, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Some knew this Kern River Valley Icon as “Nova” at the Kern Valley High School, others knew her as “Joyce” at the South Fork School and Wallace Elementary School during her thirty-one tenure as a teacher. Students loved her as […]

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ROXANNE McMARTIN

By Kern Valley Sun / November 12, 2019

Roxanne was born in Los Angeles to loving parents John and Joanne Dubel. She enjoyed growing up with her seven brothers and sisters. Roxanne was quite a tomboy who loved to seek out and find treasures of all sorts. She had lived in Lake Isabella since 1991. While living in the Kern River Valley she […]

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Ronald L Malone

By Kern Valley Sun / November 5, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Ronald Malone announces his passing at the age of 78 on Monday, October 21, 2019 after a battle with cancer. Ron will be lovingly remembered by his partner of 17 years, Suzan Clifford; her sons Michael, Matthew, and Ryan; his daughters Jennifer and Lorrie, son-in-law Rick; […]

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Thomas Wright Cowell

By Kern Valley Sun / November 5, 2019

A light in our valley has gone out with the passing of Chip, A.K.A., Thomas Cowell, Age 56. Chip was born on October 18, 1962 in Lompoc, Calif. and passed away on September 30, 2019 at his home in Lake Isabella, Calif. The cause of which is pending. He graduated from Kern Valley High School, […]

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FRAN KEEGAN/KERNEGHAN

By Kern Valley Sun / November 5, 2019

Born Francis Elaine Schmidtke, March 27, 1929, in Dearborn, Michigan. Fran passed quietly away at home with her loving husband, Mark Kerneghan, at her side on October 25, 2019. Fran is remembered, by her many friends and tourists, as the Co-Owner/Operator of Roads End Resort, Store, and the Tenderhouse Restaurant from 1970 to 1995. Fran’s […]

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Eric James King

By Kern Valley Sun / November 5, 2019

Eric James King, born October 24, 1967. Eric was 51 years. Old. Eric passed away on October 22, 2019 surrounded by loved ones and his best friend and pet Jasmine. Eric was born to Don and Diana King in Redondo Beach, Calif. He was the second of identical twin boys born that proud day. The […]

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Rosella Jane Moore

By Kern Valley Sun / November 5, 2019

Rosella was born April 22, 1945 in Platte City, MO to Floyd and Alice Cline. Rosella lived in Missouri until 1956 when she moved with her sister Roberta and mother Alice to Los Angeles, Calif. Rosella graduated from George Washington high school. After high school she met and married Gary Moore in 1967. They had […]

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Joseph “Joe” Cook

By Kern Valley Sun / October 29, 2019

“Did you take your good looking pills today?” That was how Joe greeted people and it always made them smile. He said it doesn’t take much to be kind to people and everyone liked him. Joe was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Joseph and Emma Szakacs on July 12, 1927. After his first child was […]

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James William Cigainero

By Kern Valley Sun / October 29, 2019

Jim was born in Texarkana, Texas in 1930. He spent most of his life in orphanages up to the age of 17. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1947 where he served for twenty years. His next assignment was Korea and Japan. He served two years. Jim served on Midway Island, Saipan, Wake, Johnson, and […]

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