|Bakersfield Californian, Monday, May 11, 1942
Ivor Salmon, Resident for 42 years, Passes
Funeral services for Ivor Salmon,
64, resident of Kern County since
1900 will be held at Greenlawn Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday under the direction
of Caledonia Lodge 486, F&AM of which he was a member. The Rev.
will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Mr. Salmon came to Bakersfield
42 years ago from Coal Creek, Colo. He
was a pioneer in the Kern oil industry and at the time of his death
employed by Edison Oil Co. Edison.
Mr. Salmon passed away Saturday
at a local hospital after an illness
of 2 weeks. Surviving are his wife Mrs. Esther Davis Salmon; a daughter,
John Haddon of Santa Monica; two grandchildren, Joan and Jacqueline
and two brothers, William Salmon, Fullerton and David Salmon of Florence,
Pallbearers will be F. A. Utzerath,
Kendall Graham, Ben Holloway,
Nelson Torpey, Alfred Salmon and J. A. Scott. Oscar Heather will be
at the services accompanied by Larry Blane, organist.
Bakersfield Californian, Wednesday, June 30, 1954
Salmon, Esther - The Rev William Eisenhower will conduct funeral
Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Greenlawn Chapel for Esther Salmon, 70,
June 29 in her home, 2831 Edison Hwy., Bakersfield. Burial will follow
Greenlawn Memorial Park. the deceased was born April 23, 1884, in Scranton,
Pennsylvania. She had lived here for 45 years and was a member of the
Pocahontas and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star. Survivors
include a daughter, Mrs. Lillian Haddon, Santa Monica; two grandchildren,
Joan Bowden, Chicago and Jacqueline Haddon, Santa Monica. Pallbearers
Nelson Torpey, Alfred Salmon, John Haddon, & Dwight Dawson.
Bakersfield Californian, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 1980
SUSIE SALMON DIES
Private services will be held
for Susie L. Salmon, 102, widow of a
worker in the early Westside oil fields. Mrs. Salmon died Monday in
Bakersfield Convalescent home. She will be buried in Fullerton.
Nettie Richards of Kern City,
Mrs. Salmon's daughter said her mother
was born in Pennsylvania on Dec. 20, 1877. She moved to CA after the
the century. Her husband, who died in 1943, worked in the Kern oil
was associated with General Petroleum.
Mrs. Salmon lived in Fullerton
for 46 years, until moving to
Bakersfield 3 years ago, about the same time her son Wilfred died.
In addition to Mrs. Richards,
survivors include three grandchildren, 7
great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren.
Bakersfield Californian, Saturday, Jan. 8, 1949
Semar, Harry Morgan - funeral
service for Harry Morgan Semar, Famoso
Cafe owner who died Jan 5 on his fifty-fourth birthday will be held
a.m. Monday in the Jones Chapel, Wasco with the Rev. Ted Mouser officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. A native of Missouri, he
survived by his wife, Geneva Semar; two sons, Glenn and Harlyn Semar,
three brothers, Lee and Oscar Semar, Bakersfield, Clarence Semar, St.
MO; and four sisters, Mrs. Dave Marler, Mrs. Leola Moors, Mrs. Edith
and Mrs. Furman Coleman all of St. Louis. The Robert L. Jones Funeral
Wasco has charge of arrangements
Bakersfield Californian, Tuesday, May 19, 1964
Semar, Oscar William -
The Rev. Ted Mouser will officiate at funeral
services for Oscar William Semar, 70, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the
Jones - Wasco funeral Home. Mr. Semar was born in St. Louis, MO, Aug.
1893 and had lived in Kern County 15 years and in California 38 years.
died in a Bakersfield hospital Saturday. For many years he had operated
own cafe. He was a veteran of World War II, having enlisted in 1917
Okla. in the Quartermaster Corps. Two brothers survive, Lee and Clarence
Semar of Bakersfield; and four sisters, Mrs. Dave Marler, Mrs. Leola
Mrs. Edith Dragoo and Mrs. Furman Coleman, all of St. Louis, MO. Interment
will be in Wasco Cemetery.
Bakersfield Californian, Monday, Jan. 6, 1964
O'Gwin, Charlie Foster
- funeral services will be conducted in the
Memorial Chapel at Greenlawn Mortuary on Tuesday, at 8:30 a.m. for
Foster O'Gwin, 81, 2012 Nineteenth Street, who died Jan. 4 in a Bakersfield
rest home. A native of Texas he had resided in California for 29 years
Kern County for 15 years. Mr. O'Gwin had worked in the farming industry
45 years. Rev. J. Wesley Farr will officiate at the services and interment
will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Park. Survivors include his widow,
four daughters, Leona Curtis of Nevada; Helen Hoffman of San Francisco;
Louise Lyons of LaJolla and Opal May of Bakersfield; one son Hugh O'Gwin
Okla., one brother Curtis O'Gwin of Arizona, 9 grandchildren and 5
Bakersfield Californian, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1975
O'Gwin, Eva - services
were held at Hillcrest Mortuary Chapel Monday
for Mrs. Eva O'Gwin, 86, 2016A Nineteenth Street, who died in a Bakersfield
hospital Feb. 23. the Rev. Kenneth Adams pastor of the First Methodist
will officiate. Mrs. O'Gwin had been a resident of Bakersfield 28 years
was a member of the First Methodist Church. Survivors include four
Opal May and Leona Miller of Bakersfield, Helen Hoffman of MO, and
Lyons of San Diego; a son, Hugh O'Gwin of Okla; 10 grandchildren and
grandchildren. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Bakersfield Californian, Wednesday, March 10, 1965
Slack, Anna Rachel - funeral
services will be held in Payne and Sons
Chapel Thursday at 2:30 p.m. for Anna Rachel Slack, 83, of 506 G Street,
died in a Bakersfield hospital March 8. The Rev. Carlton Ellis of the
Southern Baptist Church will officiate. Security Chapter 426 Order
Star will conduct graveside services. Interment will follow in the
Rest section of Union Cemetery. Mrs. Slack, a native of Edwards County,
Texas, had resided in Kern County 54 years. she was a member of the
Chapter 426 Order Eastern Star and the Central Baptist Church. Survivors
include a daughter, Margaret Jones of Bakersfield; two sons, Delbert
Bakersfield and Elmer N. of Long Beach; a sister, Esther Conus of Texas;
nephew, Homer Keese of Bakersfield; 5 grandchildren and 4 great
grandchildren. Pallbearers will be rusty Hargis, Shelby Woods, Gene
Walter Sheffield, Joe Pruitt and Harvey Whitten.
Bakersfield Californian, Thursday, March 1, 1945
Ragsdale, James - funeral
services will be held at 2 p.m. in Redlands,
with interment there in the Hillside Cemetery for James Ragsdale, 92,
died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. A. Moore of 434 E Street,
Feb. 28. Born in Ohio on June 27, 1852, Mr. Ragsdale came to Taft 4
to make his home with his daughter. He is survived by two other daughters,
Mrs. Sarah Ballinger of Ardmore, Okla., and Mrs. Delia Hennon of Los
four sons, Charles H. Ragsdale and Stephen A. Ragsdale of Desert Center;
S. Ragsdale of Janesville, Ohio, and Arthur Ragsdale of Bloomfield,
27 grandchildren, 83 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren
Bakersfield Californian, Monday, April 7, 1941
Keith, Henry Walker - services for Mr. Keith, 54, of Bodfish,
will be held at
Woodland. Time and date are pending. Mr. Keith was a laborer at Bodfish
had lived in the city three years. He passed away in a local hospital
yesterday. He leaves a son, Kenneth Walker Keith, Knightslanding, CA;
brother, A. L. Keith of Bodfish. Hopson Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Bakersfield Californian, Monday, October 13, 1941
Keith, Aubrey Lawrence - final rites for Mr. Keith, 55, of Bodfish,
at Woodland with burial in the family plot at Woodland Cemetery. He
survived by a widow, Marie Keith of Bodfish, brothers, James and Herbert
Knights Landing; and sisters Ileen Keith of San Francisco and Vera
Sacramento. Mr. Keith passed away in a local hospital on Saturday.
Mortuary had charge of arrangements in Bakersfield.
Bakersfield Californian, Friday, Feb. 16, 1934
HOLD CHAPEL RITES FOR OCTOGENARIAN
Funeral services were conducted
at Payne and sons Chapel this
afternoon for J. C. Morse, 80, who died Wed following a long
Rev. Frank O. Belden officiated and interment was in Memorial Park
Mr. Morse, who resided at 815
Wallace St., leaves a widow, Mrs. Eliza
Morse; five sons, Robert and Curtis of Bakersfield, Frank and Warner
Arizona and Charles Morse of corona; and five daughters Misses Ellen
Artie Morse of this city, Mesdames Mittie Hall and Angie Beaver of
and Mrs. Edna Swank of Okla., 14 grandchildren also survive.
Bakersfield Californian, Thursday, Nov. 6, 1969
Curb, Chapman Hampton -
funeral services will be held at 10 a.m.
tomorrow in the chapel of Mish Funeral Home - Oildale for Chapman Hampton
Curb, 69, of 2028 F Street, who died Nov. 4 in his home. The Rev. Clyde
Skidmore, pastor of the First Southern Baptist church will officiate
interment will follow in Union Cemetery. Mr. Curb was a native of Waco,
Texas, and had been a resident of this community 18 years. He was a
was last employed by El Tejon Hotel. He was a former member of the
Restaurant Employees & Bartenders Union Local 550 AFL-CIO. He was
of World War I. Survivors include the widow Florence and a sister Mrs.
Henson of ft. Worth, Texas.
Bakersfield Californian, Thursday, April 26, 1973
Curb, Florence Clementine
- graveside services will be held at 10 a.m.
Friday in Union Cemetery for Florence Clementine Curb, 61, 2028 F Street,
died April 25 in her home. The Rev. Clyde Skidmore of the First Southern
Baptist Church will officiate. Mrs. Curb was a native of Hawthorne,
Pennsylvania and had lived in Bakersfield 23 years. She was a waitress
the past 10 years and worked for Golden Key Restaurant. She was a member
the Hotel & Restaurant Employees & Bartenders Union Local 550.
include a son, Robert Worden; a brother Jack Bird of Wichita Falls,
two sisters, Katherine Evans of Wichita Falls and Gertrude Morgon of
Honolulu; her mother, Mrs. Florence Bird and 3 grandchildren. Mish
Home - Oildale.
Bakersfield Californian, Wednesday, May 27, 1981
Curb, Bedford H. - interment
services will be held Thursday at 11:30
a.m. at the Hillcrest Memorial Park for Bedford H. Curb, 80, who passed
May 26. He was born Feb. 2, 1901 in Robertson County, Texas. He attended
Nazarene Church and was a member of the Carpenters Union. He is survived
daughters Winnell Spencer of Bakersfield and Lauren Clouse of Madera;
sisters, Lela Miller of New Mexico and Velma Porter of Texas and 4
Bakersfield Californian, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1979
Thiessen, Harold - memorial
service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m.
in the Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Mortuary Chapel for Harold Thiessen,
Flower St. Rev. Bud Frye will officiate. Mr. Thiessen, a native of
Bakersfield had last worked as an appraiser with Kern County for 19
Survivors include three daughters, Kathy Thomas, Patricia Bittle, &
Kelly all of Bakersfield; mother Agnes Thiessen of Bakersfield; sister
Turner of Bakersfield and granddaughter Terri A. Bittle of Bakersfield.
Bakersfield Californian, Thursday, April 26, 1979
Thiessen, Clarence Perry
- memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m.
Friday in the Greenlawn Mortuary Chapel fro Clarence Perry Thiessen,
Kentucky Street who died April 24. The Rev. John A. Lavender of First
Church will officiate. Thiessen was a native of California and had
Kern County for 66 years. He had been a civil engineer for 33 years
employed by Wayne Reeder. He was a member of the Bakersfield Realtors
Association. Survivors include his wife Dorothy; a son, Bill of Bakersfield;
his mother Agnes Thiessen of Bakersfield; a sister, Muriel Turner of
a brother Harold of Bakersfield and 3 grandchildren. Memorials may
be made to
the Cancer Society.