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Honoring Marin Baiz

Marin George Baiz – Feb. 22, 1942 – Jan. 23, 2015 Marin Baiz passed away shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, January 23rd at his North Fork home, surrounded by friends and family. He had been undergoing treatment for cancer over the last several months. Marin would have celebrated his 73rd birthday in February. Marin was born in Oakland, Calif., ...

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Artist Terry Reed Sculpted His Own Legacy

OAKHURST – He was an artist whose work has been called miraculous. Terry Reed was also a father, husband, brother, friend and veteran. Much sadness and perhaps some sense of closure accompanied the announcement this week that the beloved local man reported missing more than a year ago was recently found deceased. Family says the body of Oakhurst resident and ...

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Memorial Service For Richard Kiel In YLP

COARSEGOLD – A memorial service for actor and former foothills resident Richard Kiel is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Yosemite Lakes Community Church. Richard Kiel passed away at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno on Sept. 10, just a few days shy of his 75th birthday. The 7-foot-2 actor was perhaps best known for his portrayal of ...

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Celebration Of The Life Of Reid Allen Marks

Reid Allen graced us with his presence, gave us life, guided us through life with a zeal unmatched, he had “been there, done that” several times over, and lived life on his terms. Reid served in many ways with several different careers; US Navy, a career firefighter with the US Forest Service, local business owner of Radio Shack, Mariposa Legal ...

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Celebration Of Life For Clancy Shea

The Shea/Schweikert family would like to show their appreciation to the community and invite you to join them on Saturday, Mar. 15 at 2 p.m. at Mountain Christian Center to celebrate Clancy Shea’s life. Clancy Aiden Shea was born Feb. 26, 2003 and passed with his loving family by his side on Monday, Feb. 24, just two days before his ...

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Tom Pimentel

Sadly, Tom Pimentel (retired 2010), bon vivant and longtime Yosemite area resident was killed in a car accident on Friday evening, January 17, 2014. His grandsons, Jensen and Gus Fouch, were in the car with him. They sustained minor injuries and are home and doing well. Tom first came to Yosemite in 1968, shortly after graduating high school in Los ...

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Memorial Service For Carolinda Bybee

After a lengthy battle with depression, Carolinda Bybee passed away in January of 2014. She was 34 years old. Carolinda was born in Mountain View, CA, on November 10, 1979. Her family moved to North Fork in 1985, where she lived most of her life other than a few more years in the Mountain View area. She graduated from Sierra ...

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Celebration of Life for Token Adams

COARSEGOLD – A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for hometown boy Token Adams on Saturday, Oct. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Coarsegold Community Center. The heartfelt celebration for the former mountain area resident and Jemez Ranger District Engine Captain Token Adams is being planned by family and friends in the wake of his death in New ...

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Memorial Services For Bob McKee Sr.

OAKHURST – Memorial services for Robert (Bob) Abner McKee (1920-2013) will be held on Saturday, May 25, at 2 p.m. at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church at 39696 Hwy 41 in Oakhurst, Bob McKee, Sr., passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 92 on Monday, May 6, surrounded by his family.

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Robert McKee, Sr.

Written by Bob McKee, Jr. My father, Bob McKee senior, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 92 early Monday morning May 6 surrounded by his family. He had a full life and is survived by his loving wife Loretta, 4 sons, Matt (wife Wilma), Tim (wife Trish), Mike (wife Arlene), and Bob (partner Jennifer), 10 grandchildren ...

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