Obituaries

Obituary – Sgt. Major Samuel Walls, Jr

Samuel-WallsSgt. Major Samuel Walls, Jr., 71, passed away at his home on June 22, 2015. He was born on January 14, 1944 to Mr. & Mrs. (Eloise) Samuel Walls, Sr. He was preceeded in death by his younger brother, James Walls. He served in the United States Marine Corps from…CONTINUE READING

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.…CONTINUE READING

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 – Sarah Roberta Thompkins

On Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, Sarah Roberta Thompkins went home to her Lord and Savior. She was 68-years-old. Born on August 11, 1946, Mrs. Thompkins passed away in San Bernardino. She is survived by three brothers, Thomas Thompkins, James Cole, and Donald Cole. She was the mother to six children:…CONTINUE READING

Obituary – Daniel J.Ayala (aka) Caballo

Photo/Ricardo Tomboc<br />  Younger children were delighted when Santa (A.K.A. San Bernardino Police Officer Clint Walton) appeared in full costume.  A church photographer took pictures of Santa and the kids.  Sergeant Shauna Gates, Officer John Di Mola and several members of the San Bernardino Police Citizen's Patrol Volunteers and one Police Explorer accompanied Santa.Lifetime Colton resident died Dec.4, 2014. He is survived by 5 brothers: Sammy, Mark, Jesus, David, and Anthony. Three Sisters: Patsy, Becky, Yvonne as well as many nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles. Memorial Services will be held at Centre Pointe Church, 170 W. F St. in Colton at 1:30 p.m.…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

 

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…

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