All posts in "Obituaries"
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Ronald Jackson

By Kern Valley Sun / September 25, 2019

Ronald Jackson Aug. 20, 1933 – Sept. 13, 2019 After a yearlong fight with emphysema, Ronald Jackson died at age 86 in his Newbury Park, Calif. home surrounded by his wife of 49 years, his daughter, who was there for every step of his declining health, and his son-in-law. He was a homeowner and resident […]

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Kenneth K. Gentry

By Kern Valley Sun / September 25, 2019

Kenneth K. Gentry Oct. 29, 1941 – Sept. 16, 2019   Kenneth K. Gentry, 77, succumbed to the effects of multiple recent strokes and passed peacefully on September 16, 2019 in Chandler, Ariz. Kenneth was born October 29, 1941, to Carl Gentry and Leona (Dunning) Gentry in Lindsay, Calif. and is the third of six […]

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Robert Albert Pechy, Sr.

By Kern Valley Sun / September 25, 2019

Robert Albert Pechy, Sr. Nov. 29,1939 – July 12, 2019 Bob was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. He worked for a large supermarket chain back East for many years. His wife, Barbara, and Robert came to the beautiful Kern River Valley to live. He leaves behind his wife Barbara, his son Bob […]

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Bereavement

By Kern Valley Sun / September 25, 2019

By Tracy Lee Special to the Sun The symptoms of grief closely correlate with the symptoms of persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD). The underlying difference is that the symptoms of grief generally correct themselves back to a place of functionality within a relatively brief period (usually within six months), while those who suffer persistent complex […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Three Questions

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

I received a phone call early Monday morning, asking if I would travel to a hospital in a neighboring city. The caller asked if I would assist a dying woman prepare for her final arrangements. As the conversation ended, I began printing the necessary documents to accomplish the request. I arrived at the hospital and […]

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Raymond Harold Vega

By Kern Valley Sun / September 17, 2019

RAYMOND HAROLD VEGA 1929 – 2019 Ray was born October 19, 1929 in Bakersfield, Calif. to Celso Vega (1899 – 1972), and Lila Mae Butterbredt (1904 – 1978). He passed away peacefully in his sleep September 3, 2019 in Ventura, Calif. Ray grew up in the Kern River Valley. He graduated from Bakersfield High School […]

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George Donoho

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

The family of George M. Donoho …wish to thank the residents of the Kern River Valley for 50 years of support, friendship and neighborly care. George lived a wonderful 90 years. You just can’t ask for more. The service was overflowing with family and community coming together to share a remembrance of George with his […]

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PERSPECTIVE, TOLERANCE, and OPINION

By Kern Valley Sun / September 11, 2019

By Tracy Lee Special to the Sun Loss changes your perspective, tolerance, and opinions on many things. In short, it changes your life because it changes you. By far, the worst loss is the loss of your child. This loss is so debilitating that parents may never overcome the anguish thrust upon them. It may […]

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Bruce Ronald Wagner

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

  Bruce Ronald Wagner November 6, 1938 – August 21, 2019   Bruce Ronald Wagner went home to be with the Lord on August 21, 2019 at the age of 80. Bruce was born to Herman and Alice Wagner on November 6, 1938 and lived his entire life in the Kern River Valley. Bruce graduated […]

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Annamarie Grace Barker

By Kern Valley Sun / September 4, 2019

Annamarie Grace Barker Dec. 21, 1938-Aug. 27, 2019 After a long illness, Annamarie passed away at San Joaquin/Adventist Health in Bakersfield. Her kindness and generosity will be sorely missed. Annamarie was born in Philadelphia, PA. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Bruce Barker. She is survived by her brother Leonard […]

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