Obituary – Guillermo “Willie” Acosta

Guillermo-obit-copyGuillermo “Willie” Acosta was born to Guillermo Antonio Acosta and Mary Hortencia Acosta on February 4, 1962 in El Paso, Texas. Willie went to be with the Lord June 10, 2015 in Moreno Valley CA. He is survived by his wife Sylvia Acosta, 1 son, 9 daughters, and 20 grandchildren.…


Obituary – Geraldine E. Vaughan 1916–2015

ObitGeraldine Emma Vaughan passed away on May 1st in Boise, Idaho. Geraldine (Gerry) was born on July 18, 1916 in the Rialto, California, home of her parents, Raymond and Bernice Hodge. She married Al G. Vaughan in 1937 and was the mother of two children. She lived in Rialto for…CONTINUE READING

Obituary – William G. Zendejas

ObitWilliam G. Zendejas, age 88, was a resident of Colton for 83 years. Beloved father and grandfather, was surrounded by his loving family when he went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2015. He was married to Jennie for 62 years. His survivors include: sons Ralph (Cindy), Ray…CONTINUE READING

Obituary Thomas C. Thomas

Obit-ThomasThomas C. Thomas, 59, passed away on January 13th, 2015. He attended Colton High School where he was a varsity baseball player. He graduated from Cal Poly SLO in1977 with a degree in Civil Engineering. As an engineer, he worked from the North Sea to Washington DC to Mexico. Tom…CONTINUE READING

Obituary Frances Montano

obit-MontanoFrances Montano affectionately known as “Tigger” by her family and friends, passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015 she was 39 years old. Frances was an accomplished Folklorico dancer and instructor for The Ballet Folklorico Cultural San Bernardino, for over 30 years. She worked for the Colton Unified School District…CONTINUE READING

Obituary – Remembering Leno F. Díaz

Leno-Vet2Former resident of San Bernardino, Leno F. Díaz, died February 10th in Los Angeles. He was born in 1919 in Ciudad Juárez, México. He lived in El Paso and later in Los Angeles during his formative years. Leno served as an electrician to C-17 Cargo Planes in the U.S. Army…CONTINUE READING



Manuel A. Ochoa (banjo) Born: 04/19/1950 Passed: 04/30/2014
He was a life resident of Colton, CA was living in Phoenix, AZ for the past five years.  He attended Phoenix College and was scheduled to receive his AA Degree in Business in May 2014.
He has two daughters Denise Aghuan in San Bernardino, and Dianne Arevalo in Colton.
He has five grandchildren and his siblings are Carol O. Valencia from Colton, Edward Ochoa  from Colton, Nancy Garcia from Grand Terrace, Rosemary Mazzella from San Jose, and  Frances Ochoa from Colton.
Services with be held at Hermona Cemetery in Colton  on Friday May 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


Michael (Onebear) Cordova, passed away suddenly on April 14, 2014 at his home in Colton. Born on January 9, 1957, Michael enjoyed music, fishing, photography and drawing. Preceded in death by his parents, Larry )Lalo) Cordova and Nora DeLaRosa Cordova. Survived by 2 brothers, David Cordova and Lorence Cordova; 4 sisters, Carol Haley; Roberta Mercer; Cathy Palomera and Barbara Chavez and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 12;00 p.m. at Centerpointe Church, 170 West “F” Street, Colton, California. The Interment of ashes will be a private ceremony on a later date at Montecito Memorial Park.

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