Monica Carrasco went to be with the lord Friday, January 16, 2015, while in her home at the age of 75. You can read her obituary here: http://www.ridgecrestca.com/article/20150122/NEWS/150129909
For those of you who don’t do Facebook here is the info on the hotels in Ridgecrest:
Springhill Inn and Suites, 760-446-1630 discounted rate of $99 per night
Hampton Inn and suites, 760-446-1968 discounted rate of $99 per night.
Clarion Inn (formerly Carriage inn) 760-446-7910 has a rate of $85 per night, breakfast included.
Best Western, 760-371-2300 has a rate of $74.99, breakfast included.
Heritage Inn, 760-446-6543 has a rate of $75 per night.
Veterans they can on base for 45$ at the base hotels.
These rates do not include tax. When making reservations state you would like the rate for the Trona all classes reunion. You may be able to get a cheaper rate with AAA or AARP. These rates will be effective, at most hotels, until mid September, so make your reservations early. This is not a complete list of places to stay in the area, just the ones offering a discounted rate.
The Trona High School All Class Reunion will be held during Homecoming Weekend on October 9th and 10th, 2015. This will be the same weekend as the Gem and Mineral Show and will be filled with many activities. We are only in the early stages of planning, but we know the dates are needed so that travel arrangements can be made.
Karen (Unzicker) Gilbert was killed in an accident on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Her memorial service will be on January 10, 2015, at 2:00 PM at the Trona High School.
Mary Ann (Wright) Santerre, Trona High School Class of ’58, died January 3, 2015 at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, after a short stay.
Her funeral will be Saturday, Jan. 10 @ 3:00 p.m., at the Ridgecrest Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 613 E. Church St., Ridgecrest.
Pat Farrah passed away December 23, 2014. She would have been 72 this coming February. She and her husband, John, lived in Hereford, AZ.
Word of Roberta Otto’s death came to me by way of Linda Cunningham who saw Suzanne Walker’s message about it on Facebook.
Roberta’s Celebration of Life service will be Saturday, December 6th at 11:00am at The United Methodist Church of Vista located at 490 South Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92081. A reception at the church will follow.
It is being requested in lieu of flowers to please make a donation on behalf of Roberta L. Buckley to:
Arthritis Foundation – Greater San Diego Office
8555 Aero Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92123
Kim passed away October 9, 2014 at 8:10 am. he was 75 year old. He was in the Mesa View Hospital here in Mesquite, NV for two days, then transferred to the Dixie Regional Hospital in St. George, UT for a Ten day stay and then transferred to a Skilled Nursing Center also in St. George for nine days.
November 14, 1938 – September 20, 2014
Jolene Ankers passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Saturday, September 20th, 2014.
Born in Trona, California on November 14th, 1938, Jolene was the first born child to Neal and Coila Swearingen, and later a sister, Susan. Jolene attended the University of Nevada from 1956 through 1962, getting married and having two daughters during this time. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She was a teacher in Washoe County for 28 years. During retirement, Jolene enjoyed traveling the country.
Jolene is survived by her husband, Richard Ankers, her daughters, Karyn and Krystin, her grandchildren, Jessyca, Kelcie, Kyle and Kenna, her great-grandchildren, Avery and Greyson, and her dogs, Yogi and Manley.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 11th, 2014, at The Coney Island Bar and Grill at 2:00pm. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/rgj/obituary.aspx?pid=172578431#sthash.zEfotJig.dpuf
I heard of Tony’s death on Facebook. I have no details except that the family needs money to help with the funeral expenses. For more information search for SPAGHETTI FUNDRAISER FOR DYE FAMILY on Facebook. There is also a message from his family on his Facebook page.