Family Login:

FitzHenry - Wiefels

The Wiefels family has been serving Southern California families in times of death since 1908. We maintain our tradition of personal service with individual attention for every family.

Because we are aware that each family's need varies, we offer a wide range of funeral options, which include not only Traditional Funeral Services, Memorials and Cremations, but also Pre-Arrangement Planning. We strive to make every service special, reflecting the requests and needs of your family and of the deceased.

Our Obituaries

Jack Felix Sloan

July 14, 1950 - December 17, 2017

Jack passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017 after a long, community based life. His sociable personality and contagious laugh was with him till the end. Jack was born in Lodi, California and grew up in the Coachella Valley. He was a proud graduate of CVHS, and still was serving as an active alumni. Although Jack did not serve in the military, his patriotic side was very strong as he help...
View Tribute »

Mildred "Millie" Jean Bridgewater

October 21, 1929 - November 13, 2017

Mildred "Millie" Jean Bridgewater 88 of Indio Hills, CA was born in Terre Haute Indiana on October 21, 1929. She once owned a janitorial service, worked at Gemco, and retired from Target where she worked as a phone operator for many years. She loved to read, garden, bowl, play bunco, go to lunch, and play cards, which earned her the nickname of "Card Granny". She never met a person she didn't...
View Tribute »

Joyce Bowman Eickmeyer

January 29, 1938 - November 1, 2017

Joyce Bowman Eickmeyer, 79, of Indio, California, passed away peacefully at JFK Hospital in Indio on November 1, 2017, after a long struggle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was born January 29, 1938, in Ogden, Utah, to Roscoe Edward and Ina Loretta (Burrows) Bowman. She was married to Thomas Lee Eickmeyer on July 17, 1964, in Salt Lake City; he preceded her in death on October 7, 1983. She attended...
View Tribute »

Garrett Angel Paiz

June 1, 1979 - October 16, 2017

Garrett Angel "Taco" Paiz age 38 passed away on Oct. 16, 2017 in Oakville, California. Garrett was born in Indio, California on June 1, 1979, to Armando and Judi Gaytan-Paiz. He graduated from Coachella Valley High in 1997, where he was in The Future Farmers of America Program and a member of the Mighty Arab Marching Band. He was a Cowboy at Heart. He was a truck driver for 10 yrs. and...
View Tribute »

Katherine F. Lugo

January 18, 1945 - September 20, 2017

View Tribute »

Mary Callaway

November 10, 1935 - September 17, 2017

Maria Dolores Zapata Callaway also known as "Mary" and "Lola" returned to her creator on Sunday, September 17, 2017; she was 81. Maria was born on November 10, 1935 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Refugio Zapata and Sofia Tejeda Zapata. Maria was raised by her step father Maximiano Saenz after her father's passing. In the 1950's, she moved to the Coachella Valley with parents, brother Adalberto...
View Tribute »

Yoshio Nagata

March 25, 1921 - September 16, 2017

Yoshio Nagata, age 96, a long time resident of the Coachella Valley, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Indio. Mr. Nagata was born in Riverside, California on March 25, 1921, and was a farmer for over 50 years. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Chavez Nagata; sons: Jeffrey Nagata and Edmond Moreno and two grandchildren. Services will be held at the Pentecostal Church of...
View Tribute »

Jo Elaine Davidian

December 22, 1931 - September 2, 2017

Jo Elaine Davidian of Palm Desert, California was born December 22, 1931, in the shadow of a soft coal mine in Nason, Illinois to Joe and Mona Fairchild. She entered into the House of the Lord on September 2, 2017. After the family moved to Southern California, Jo Elaine always recounted her first glimpse of the Pacific Ocean in 1948. She graduated from Inglewood High School in 1949. She...
View Tribute »

Dominic F. Tate

January 19, 1930 - August 29, 2017

View Tribute »

Ernie G. Nassimbene

August 15, 1934 - August 27, 2017

Ernie Nassimbene, 83, of Palm Desert, CA passed away peacefully at Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Desert on August 27th. He was married to the former Andrea Harbay for 43 years. He was predeceased by his father, Ernie Nassimbene, Sr. and his mother, Rose Prentice Nassimbene. Ernie graduated from South High in Denver, CO in 1952 and University of CO Boulder in 1959. He worked for IBM in San...
View Tribute »

James John Obrien, Jr.

October 17, 1919 - August 15, 2017

Mr. James John O'Brien,Jr. age 97 a 65 year resident of the Coachella Valley, passed away on August 15, 2017 in Pacific Palisades, Ca.. He was born October 17, 1919, to James John O'Brien, Sr. and Sarah Mullins - OBrien in Oakland, California. Mr. O'Brien was a Farmer for over 35 yrs. Mr. O'Brien served in the United States Marine Corp. and obtain the Rank of Major. He was the Mayor of...
View Tribute »

Ramon Alvarez

August 1, 2017

Ramon Alvarez, 54, of Indio, CA was called to our Lord on August 1, 2017. Born to Maria Cruz Sanchez of Coachella, Ramon graduated from Coachella Valley High School Class of 1981. He attended University California of Riverside and upon his return to the Coachella Valley, Ramon married his high school sweetheart, Mercy, in 1982. Ramon was part of the Desert Sands Unified School District family...
View Tribute »

Kahlan C. Chapparosa-Torro

December 23, 1995 - July 30, 2017

View Tribute »

Anita Jo Collins

June 22, 1961 - July 6, 2017

Anita Jo Collins age 56 a life long resident of Indio, passed away on July 6, 2017. Born in Indio on June 22, 1961 to Leo Collins and Carmen Espinoza Collins she attended Indio High School. Anita worked as a Gardner for approx. 5 yrs.. Anita is survived by her mother Carmen Collins of Indio, Sisters and brother Rita Collins, Sandra Zapp, Lucille Collins, and Pete Collins...Anita was preceeded...
View Tribute »

Micaela Herrera Urrutia

June 29, 1938 - June 29, 2017

Micaela Herrera Urrutia age. 79, A longtime Resident of the Coachellla Valley, passed away on her Birthday . Micaela was born on June 29, 1938 in Mexico , to Cristobal and Maria Del Refugio Castillo-Urrutia , and passed on June 29, 2017 in Palm Desert. Micaela owned her own Home Cleaning Business for 30 yrs. and prior to that ,she worked for R.A. Glass Co. and Cal Dates for approx. 5yrs....
View Tribute »

Ronald Edward "Ronnie" Young

May 29, 1938 - June 22, 2017

Ronald Edward "Ronnie" Young age 79 a resident of the Coachella Valley for 68 yrs., passed away on June 22, 2017 at home in Indio. Ronnie was born in Blythe, California , on May 29, 1938 to Randolph and Myrtle Young. Ronnie graduated from C.V. High School and eventually started working at the high school as a mechanic, bus driver and janitor for 38 yrs. While working at the school Ronnie...
View Tribute »

Jerry Ciro Mazzella

February 14, 1928 - May 18, 2017

View Tribute »

Jose Roberto Salazar

October 8, 1945 - May 17, 2017

View Tribute »

Bertha G. Navarro

August 2, 1953 - May 16, 2017

Bertha G. Navarro, 63, of Thousand Palms, Calif. passed away on May 16, 2017 in Palm Desert, Calif. Born August 2, 1953 in Texas to Manuel and Manuela Garcia. She worked as a registgered nurse for 10 years and also was a cake decorating instructor. Bertha is survived by her husband, Jesus Navarro; children: Jesus Navarro Jr., Daniel Navarro, Leticia Navarro, , Marc Anthony Navarro; nine...
View Tribute »

Harold Quincy Roberts

January 3, 1939 - May 15, 2017

View Tribute »

Marion Jess Leon

March 26, 1951 - April 15, 2017

Marion Jess Leon, 66, of Indio, California passed away on April 15, 2017. He was born on March 26, 1951 in Lodi, California to Jesus and Cecilia Leon. He graduated from Reedley High School and attended the University of Santa Clara. In the winter of 1975, Marion traveled to the Coachella Valley and met the love of his life, Caroline C. Cervantes. They married on December 18, 1976 and began a...
View Tribute »

Lorraine "Lupe" Carrillo

September 9, 1937 - April 14, 2017

Lorraine "Lupe" Carrillo was called to heaven on April 14, 2017 in Thermal,California. Lorraine was born in El Paso, Texas to the late Martin and Elauteria Nunez. She is also preceded in death by 4 sisters. Lupe is survived by her husband Jess Carrillo, daughter Elise Stevens, granddaughter Stefanie Stevens. She also leaves behind 3 sisters and 4 brothers and many nieces and nephews. ...
View Tribute »

Antonio Perez

January 13, 1936 - April 9, 2017

Antonio Perez, Age 81, resident of Indio, CA for 32 years, passed away in Anaheim, CA on April 9, 2017, surrounded by his family. Antonio was born in Indio, CA on January 13, 1936 to Fausto and Evarista (Martinez) Perez. Antonio served in the U.S. Airforce as a U.S. Police Officer from 1954-1958 and was a member of the Herman Granados American Legion 739 of Indio, CA. In the late 50's, after...
View Tribute »

Earline White Oliver

February 21, 1931 - March 21, 2017

Earline White Oliver age 86 a resident of Indio, Ca. for 80 yrs,. passed away at her home on March 21, 2017. Born in Texas on February 21, 1931, to Rev.James and Lucille White. Earline was a Registered Nurse for 20 yrs. She was member of the Indio Police Citizens on Patrol, she was involved in Scouting, a Volunteer with Desert Sands Unified School District and very active in the Community. ...
View Tribute »

Carmelo Cruz Horta, Sr.

April 10, 1948 - March 14, 2017

Carmelo Cruz Horta, Sr. age 68 a 50 years resident of the Coachella Valley, passed away on March 14, 2017 in Indio, California. Born in Puerto Rico on April 10, 1948, to Carmelo and Eladia(Cruz) Horta, Mr. Horta was a Farmer for 55 yrs. Mr. Horta is survived by his wife Anna (Lermus) Horta of Indio, Two Sons and Two Daughters: Carmelo Horta, Jr., Miguel Horta, Julie Horta and Fabiola Horta...
View Tribute »

Leonor J. Guerrero

June 6, 1938 - March 1, 2017

Leonor J. Guerrero age 78 a longtime resident of Thermal, Ca. passed away in Palm Desert on March 1, 2017. Born in Mexico on June 6, 1938 to Refugio and Felipa Roman, she worked in Agriculture as a Sorter. Leonor is survived by her husband Jose C. Guerrero of Thermal and her Children. Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Indio on Avenue 48 and Monroe...
View Tribute »

Adolfo R. Gutierrez

March 21, 1969 - February 24, 2017

Adolfo R. Gutierrez age 47 a former resident of the Coachella Valley and a Resident of Hemet,Ca , passed away in Hemet on February 24, 2017. Adolfo was born on March 21, 1969, to Adolfo Gutierrez and Esther (Reyes) Gutierrez. Adolfo was a Communication Engineer for 25 yrs.. He is survived by his wife Elaine Palomares Gutierrez of Hemet and his parents Adolfo and Esther Gutierrez of Indio. ...
View Tribute »

John Anthony Polak, Jr.

May 24, 1937 - February 20, 2017

John Anthony Polak,Jr. age 79 resident of La Quinta, Ca., Passed away on February 20.2017 in Rancho Mirage. Ca.. He was Born in Schenectady, New York on May 24, 1937, to John Anthony and Frances(Somlarsky) Polak,Sr., he was an Electronic Engineer in the Areospace Industry. He served in the U.S. Navy and Retired after 20 yrs. of service. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis of...
View Tribute »

Elisa Franco Montoya

April 27, 1939 - February 18, 2017

Elisa Franco Montoya, 77, passed away on February 18, 2017 in Palm Desert, CA. She was the wife of Arthur I. Montoya and they shared fifty-one years of marriage together. Born in Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico on April 27, 1939, she was the daughter of Jose Franco and Candelaria Uranga Franco. She was the youngest of their eight children. At the age of 9, she came to the United States with her...
View Tribute »

Loretta Pauline Henry

July 3, 1929 - February 18, 2017

Loretta Pauline (Mattson) Henry, age 87, of Indio, California passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, after a short illness. A Catholic mass and funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Palm Desert. Internment will be on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Riverside National Cemetery. Loretta was born on July 3, 1929 in Conception,...
View Tribute »

Anita Sue Sutton

January 11, 1953 - February 17, 2017

Anita Sue Sutton age 64 a former resident of Indio,Ca. and Riverside, Ca., passed away in Natalia, Texas on February 17, 2017. She was orn January 11, 1953. Vistation will be held at Noah's Ark Christian Church 45-231 King St. Indio,Ca. on Wednesday, March 13, 2017 from 9am til 11:00 am, a Graveside Service will be held at 11:45am....
View Tribute »

Loree Mae Burton

December 3, 1932 - February 9, 2017

Loree Mae Burton, 84, of Thermal, CA passed away at home in Thermal, CA. She was born December 3, 1923 to Leroy and Eleanora Burton in New Mexico. Loree Mae is survived by 2 daughters: Teresa (Terri) Cooper (Arthur), Debi Gardner (Bruce Brown) and one son; Roy Burton (Kim); 5 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. Loree is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Wilbur Dean...
View Tribute »

Tracy Leigh Kvinge

May 2, 1960 - February 1, 2017

Tracy Leigh Kvinge passed February 1st, 2017 in Palm Desert, CA surrounded by friends and family after a very sudden and unexpected battle against breast cancer over the past month. Tracy was born May 2nd, 1960 to her loving parents, Bryce and Norma Hadley in Long Beach, California. Her family, including her sister Lisa, moved to Indio in 1962. Tracy found her passion young, taking her...
View Tribute »

Daniel "Dan" Ramirez

August 6, 1943 - January 31, 2017

View Tribute »

Petra Collins-Perez

May 30, 1959 - January 31, 2017

Petra Collins-Perez age 57 passed away in Rancho Mirage,California on January 31, 2017.. Petra was born on May 30, 1959 in Mexicali,Mexico to Leo Collins and Carmen (Espinoza) Collins. Petra lived in Indio all her life and worked as a CNA for 31 yrs. Petra is survived by her children Sandra Perez, Kenny Collins, Aylssa Perez, Jamilla Norris. She leaves 9- Grandchildren and 3 great...
View Tribute »

Steven Allen Bergere

May 4, 1953 - January 25, 2017

Steven Allen Bergere age 63 a resident of Indio, Ca., passed away at home on Jan. 25, 2017 with his wife at his side. Born in Glendale, California on May 4, 1953, to Maurice and Violet Bergere. Steven was a Rehabilitation Counselor for 20 yrs.. Steven is survived by his wife Olivia Mendoza-Bergere and His Beloved Mother Violet Bergere, his Beloved Daughters Simon Le Compe and Alexandra...
View Tribute »

Jacquie M. Bethel

August 26, 1932 - January 24, 2017

Jacquie M. Bethel a long time resident of Indio,California passed away on January 24, 2017 at home. Jacquie was member of the Indio Planning Commission for many years. Services will be at St. Andrew's Community Presbyterian Church In Indio, on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Interment will be private.
View Tribute »

Bernard E. "Bernie" Kuhn

November 11, 1925 - January 1, 2017

Bernard E. "Bernie" Kuhn, age 91, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2017 in Palm Desert. Born in Indiana on November 11, 1925, Bernie lived in Indio for 58 years. He was employed at Coachella Valley High School in the Maintenance Department for 17 years. Bernie is survived by his son, Stephen, and step-son, Russell Meadows (Terri). He also leaves two grandchildren, Tina Welch and...
View Tribute »

Sherrion Louretta Davis

January 9, 1959 - December 24, 2016

Sherrion Louretta Davis age 57 a long time resident of Indio,Ca., went home to be with her Lord on December 24, 2016. Born in Arizona to Clarence Davis and Velma Beavers-Davis on January 9, 1959, Sherrion worked as a Security Guard. Sherrion is served by her Mother Velma Brown of Indio, and by four Children: Charles Coleman,Felicia Coleman,Jamell Lockhart, and James Lockhart. She leaves...
View Tribute »

Sherrion Louretta Davis

January 9, 1959 - December 24, 2016

View Tribute »

Ramon Z. Gradilla

September 1, 1934 - December 11, 2016

Ramon Z. Gradilla September 1, 1934 – December 11, 2016 Ramon Z. Gradilla passed peacefully in his home on December 11, 2016. He was born in a small village in Mexico known as "Los Volcanes" near the city of Jalisco. Ramon was a self-made man who by his own personal fortitude managed to...
View Tribute »

Keith Jonathan Kessler

March 19, 1982 - December 10, 2016

View Tribute »

James Finley Beck

December 24, 1922 - December 9, 2016

James F. Beck was born to Henry and Margaret Beck on December 24, 1922 in Pomona California and entered into eternal rest on December 9, 2016. He is survived by his son, James C. and daughter in law, Debra J. Beck, his brother Lawrence E. and sister Margaret Brown. James has four grandchildren, Shauna Dickerson, Jessica and her husband Brendon Sleanbeck, Brian and his wife Claudia Beck, Lisa...
View Tribute »

Theresa Marie Oliver

October 29, 1920 - November 28, 2016

View Tribute »

George Henry Wooten

July 4, 1923 - November 26, 2016

Papa George Wooten, 93, passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 26, 2016. He was born on July 4, 1923 in Troy, Texas to Rollie E. and Beatrice Wooten and has lived in the Coachella Valley for 91 years. In WWII he served in the U.S.C.G. as a Seaman 1st Class from 12/7/42 until 1/9/46. On 9/23/1945 he was aboard the USS Cambria docked in Nagasaki Japan just after the surrender document...
View Tribute »

Evangelina Barboza Tamez

August 9, 1940 - November 21, 2016

View Tribute »

Mary Ursula Sorensen

January 4, 1928 - November 19, 2016

View Tribute »

Lucina De La Garza

December 11, 1938 - November 19, 2016

View Tribute »

Guadalupe "Lupe" Romo Rodriguez

December 12, 1934 - November 17, 2016

View Tribute »

Juventino N. Cerevantes

January 25, 1934 - November 10, 2016

View Tribute »

Doyal L. McNutt

January 26, 1935 - October 26, 2016

Doyal L. McNutt age 81 a longtime resident of the Coachella Valley passed away on October 26, 2016, in Indio,Ca... Mr. McNutt was born in Arkansas on January 26, 1935, to John Hollaway and Vivian M. McNutt-Pack. Mr. McNutt served in the U.S Airforce 20 yrs., retiring on January 1, 1975. He served from December 20, 1954 til December 31, 1974 and held the rank of Technical Sergeant. Mr....
View Tribute »

Leah Jean Lambert

May 7, 1949 - October 23, 2016

A precious mother, grandmother, friend,teacher, but foremostly a steadfast and fearless servant of God, Leah Jean Lambert was taken home to be with Jesus Christ, her beloved Savior and the Lord of her life, on Sunday, October 23, 2016. To her children and grandchildren, Leah was one of the most fearless and passionate of women. Never daunted by adversity, her courage and passion provided her...
View Tribute »

Simon Carrillo Rodarte

September 28, 1929 - October 23, 2016

Simon Carrillo Rodarte, 87 years old of Indio, California died October 23, 2016, in Indio, California. He was born September 28, 1929, to Jose Rodarte and Micaela Carrillo at the Point Happy Ranch in La Quinta, California. He served with the United States Navy during the 1950's and returned to the Coachella Valley. He started his own ice delivery business in 1955. While delivering ice, he met...
View Tribute »

Betty Gordon

August 6, 1925 - September 20, 2016

Betty Gordon age 91 passed away in Bentonville, Arkansas. Betty was born in Augusta, Georgia to Hurbert C. Orr and Orie E. Verdery. She was a former resident of Hemet, Ca.. Betty is survived by her two children Pastor Dave Gordon of Indio and Carol Kobe of Bentonville,Arkansas. Betty has 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She also leaves a Sister Dorothy Paschke of Chatsworth,Ca.....
View Tribute »

Sherry (Sher) Gail Veling

December 9, 1946 - September 14, 2016

Sherry Gail Veling, (Sher) 69 of La Quinta, California, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 14th, 2016, due to complications of breast cancer. She was surrounded by her husband Doug and close personal friends. Sher was born in Riverside, California on December 9th, 1946 to Fred and Kay Garlick and went to Ramona High School where she graduated in 1964. She attended San Jose...
View Tribute »

Richard Lee Macknicki

November 12, 1940 - September 8, 2016

Richard Lee Macknicki age 76 a longtime Residence of the Coachella Valley passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 in Indio,California. Richard was Coachella City Council Member, 3- Time Mayor of Coachella, Coachella Valley Association of Governments Board Member, Coachella Valley Rotary Member, Former Exalter Ruler of the Indio Elks Lodge,Member of the Vector Control Board and an active...
View Tribute »

Ora Lee Castleberry

September 9, 1925 - September 1, 2016

Ora Lee Castleberry, 90 years young of Indio, California passed away September 1, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. Ora Lee was born September 9, 1925, to Goldist and Hattie Lou Roberson in Henderson, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband of 63 yrs., Willie Jene Castleberry and daughter in law Thelma Castleberry. Ora Lee is survived by her six children: Charles Castleberry,...
View Tribute »

Rosie Alvarez Benavides

March 18, 1933 - August 31, 2016

Rosie Alvarez Benavides age 83 of Thousand Palms, passed away peacefully August 31, 2016 in Palm Desert, with loved ones at her side. She was born on March 18, 1933, in Indio to Ramon and Maria Benavides of New Mexico and was a Coachella Valley resident all her life, attended East Valley elementary schools, playing summer league Bobby Sox softball. Early in her adult years she worked as a...
View Tribute »

Felix H. Mercado

December 14, 1952 - August 23, 2016

Felix H. Mercado, age 63, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2016; in his home in Palm Desert. He was born in Brush, Colorado on December 14, 1952 to Silvino and Maria Guadalupe Mercado. He majored in agriculture and horticulture and was an avid tennis player. Felix is survived by his wife, Maria Mercado; his sons: Felis and Joaquin; and his daughter, Jennifer. He is also survived by his...
View Tribute »

Hildegard Hefftner

October 12, 1924 - August 19, 2016

Hildegard "Hilde" Hefftner was born in Nuremburg, Germany on October 12, 1924. She passed away on August 19, 2016 in Indio,California. Hilde was an orphan at age 8 and then taken in by Richard and Karoline Strauch who made her a part of their family along with there children Inge, Irene and Herbert. Hilde lived through and survived World War II and was once used as a human shield by allied...
View Tribute »

Roger Hahn

March 17, 1955 - August 10, 2016

Roger Allen Hahn was born March 17, 1955, in Shakopee, Minnesota to Eugene and Lorna Chapman-Hahn. He passed away at his home in Mountain Center, Ca. on August 10, 2016. Roger graduated High School in Shakopee,MN. and went on to earn a degree from University of Minnesota at Morris. After College he spent time doing counseling at youth camps in Mn. and WI. and later would own a canoe outfitting...
View Tribute »

James Edward Roberts

May 4, 1939 - August 5, 2016

James Edward Roberts age 77 a longtime resident of Blythe, California, passed away suddenly on August 5, 2016 in Blythe. Mr. Roberts was born in Nebraska on May 4, 1939 to James and Maxine( Peterson)-Roberts. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1959-1963. He worked for Mueller Water Products in Blythe for 20 years. He is survived by his only sister Carol Nagata of Brea,Ca... ...
View Tribute »

Linda Sue Harlow

October 30, 1958 - July 17, 2016

Linda Sue Harlow age 57 born in Indio,California to Roger and Gwen Harlow, passed away in San Rafeal, California on July 17, 2016. Linda fought an 8 year battle with cancer. Linda worked for 35 yrs. in Public Safety For Riverside County Sheriff, Newport Beach PD,, Cathedral City PD., Mill Valley PD., and 15 yrs. with the Corte Madera Fire Dept. before retiring in 2014. Linda sang in many...
View Tribute »

Aurea A. Carrillo

November 17, 1941 - July 8, 2016

Aurea Anguiano Carrillo age 74 a resident of Indio for over 50yrs. passed away at home Friday, July 8, 2016. Born November 17, 1941 in Mexico to Leoedas and Maria De Jesus( Naranjo) Anguiano, She took care of Private Homes in the Valley. She is survived By three children Maria of Indio, Joe J. of Arizona and Tony of Indio. She is preceded in Death by Parents, her husband and one son. ...
View Tribute »

Irene Cooper

February 1, 1937 - June 21, 2016

Irene Inez Cooper age 79 a resident of Cathedral City, California, passed away in Palm Desert,California on June 21, 2016. Born in Texas on February 1, 1937, to William Sneed and Myrtle Hodge, Irene worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant for 30 yrs. Irene is survived by children Dr. Robert Sneed, Charles Cooper,III, Charlene Johnson-Walton, Tracy Mapp and Mary Martin. Services will be held...
View Tribute »

Sai Kun Sandy Wong

June 12, 2016

Sandy Wong passed away on June 12th in her home at the age of 64 with her loving husband by her side. She fought a courageous battle with cancer for the past 8 years and never let it stop her from living her life fully and passionately. Sandy was born in Shanghai, China and immigrated to the United States as a young adult. She managed and owned Ho Sai Gai Chinese restaurant/Country Western bar...
View Tribute »

Frances G. Hopkins

October 4, 1927 - June 9, 2016

View Tribute »

Betty Lou White

October 14, 1942 - June 9, 2016

Betty Lou White, 73, of Palm Desert, CA was reunited with her daughter Cindy in heaven on June 9, 2016. She was born on October 14, 1942 in Newport, AR as the daughter of Bennie & Orene Taylor and is survived by her loving son Jerry White of Indio, sisters Shirley Champion and Phyllis Manley, brother Ben Taylor, granddaughter Makena Hull and many other nieces and nephews and good friends...
View Tribute »

Amparo Ross Cardenas

October 19, 1926 - June 2, 2016

Amparo Ross Cardenas age 89, a life time resident of Indio, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at her home. Amparo was born on Oct. 19, 1926 in Arizona. She married Jose Luis Cardenas 37 years ago. Amparo is survived by her husband Jose Luis of Indio, 6 children: Irene Castro of Indio, Angie (D.C.) Looper of Arkansas, David Fraijo of Indio, Raymond (Mary) Fraijo of Indio, Bill Fraijo of...
View Tribute »

Ruben Uribes, Jr.

July 17, 1987 - May 23, 2016

Ruben Uribes, Jr., 28, of Indio, California died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born July 17, 1987 at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs, CA to Rachel Jasso Uribes and Ruben Uribes Sr.. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rachel. He is survived by his girlfriend, Crystal Zacarias and their young children, Ruben III and Raylene Uribes. His father, Ruben...
View Tribute »

Evelyn Grace Thompson

July 10, 1919 - May 13, 2016

Evelyn Grace Thompson age 96 passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016, in Rancho Mirage, Ca. Born in Tucson, Arizona on July 10, 1919, to George and Rosetta Boomer; she came to Indio, Ca. in 1920. She married her husband Russell Thompson October 4, 1941. She attended local elementary schools in the Valley and graduated from Coachella Valley School in 1937. She worked for Desert Sands School...
View Tribute »

Eloise Goodyear

January 25, 1924 - May 7, 2016

ELOISE GOODYEAR, age 92, passed away at her home in Palm Desert, California, on May 7, 2016. She was born in Port Allegheny, PA to parents, Edith and Edwin Guncheon, who both predeceased her. Eloise married Clyde J. Goodyear, Sr., in 1942 in Pennsylvania before moving to Southern California where they both worked and raised their three children who all survive her along with their children. ...
View Tribute »

William Jerome Macy

December 24, 1921 - April 30, 2016

William Jerome Macy, resident of Rancho Mirage, Ca. passed away on April 30, 2016. Born to Glen and Gladys Macy on December 24, 1921 in Oregon. He is survived by his wife Nancy Macy. He was a Marble and Granite Contractor for 50 years.
View Tribute »

Bobby Joe Colvin

February 17, 1942 - April 27, 2016

Bobby Joe Colvin, resident of Mecca passed away in Indio, Ca. on April 27, 2016. Born in Texas to Ray and Bobbie Colvin on February 17, 1942. He was a mechanic for 50 years. He is survived by wife Debby Colvin.
View Tribute »

Kelly Ann Yarchever

August 18, 1963 - April 25, 2016

Kelly Ann Yarchever, 52 resident of Yucca Valley passed away in Palm Springs, Ca. on April 25, 2016. Born to Howard and Margie Turks in California on August 18, 1963. She is survived by her children: Sara Osborne, Christina DeRoche and son Adam Hector.
View Tribute »

Harriet (Kay) Arriola

July 14, 1928 - April 20, 2016

On the morning of April 20, 2016 our sister and aunt went to her heavenly home. Kay as she was known by family and friends was born in Indio, Ca. on July 14, 1928 to valley pioneers Herlindo and Eulalia Arriola. Kay had been a resident of Indio all her life. She was employed at the family business Arriola's Totilleria as a cashier until her retirement. Kay was the youngest sister of eight...
View Tribute »

Joe Richard Moya, Sr.

November 17, 1937 - April 20, 2016

Joe Richard Moya, Sr 78, resident of Indio, Ca. passed away on April 20, 2016 in Palm Desert, Ca. Born in Texas on November 17, 1937 to Jose and Francisca Moya. He was a mechanic his adult life. He is survived by his children Juan F. Moya, Joe R. Moya, Jr., Ruben Moya, Amelia Silva and Martina Abundis, 24 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: Jose and...
View Tribute »

Kacie Rae Rickert

April 25, 1989 - April 16, 2016

Kacie Rae Rickert, 26, resident of Coachella, Ca. passed away on April 16, 2016. Born in Indio, Ca. on April 25, 1989 to Robert and Andrea Rickert. She is survived by her parents Robert and Andrea and her two brothers: Cody & Robert and three sisters: Stevie, Mary and Hunter. She was preceded in death by her brother Matthew. A Celebration of Life will be held at Destiny Church 82545 Showcase...
View Tribute »

Eddie Robinson

June 19, 1962 - April 13, 2016

Eddie Robinson, 53, resident of Thermal, Ca. passed away in Rancho Mirage, Ca. on April 13, 2016. Born in Indio, Ca. on June 19, 1962 to Roy and Phyllis Robinson. He was an engineer for the Agua Caliente Casino. He is survived by his wife Tammy Robinson.
View Tribute »

Phyllis Doucette Oswald

December 14, 1923 - April 11, 2016

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt, Phyllis Phillonese Doucette Oswald passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 in Rancho Mirage, California. Born in Portland, Oregon as her parents, Eugene and Caroline Doucette traveled west to settle in Pleasanton, California. Phyllis spent many childhood summers during the depression era, living in Yosemite Valley while her mother...
View Tribute »

Gordon W. Clease

June 19, 1930 - April 8, 2016

Gordon W. Clease, resident of Indio, California passed away in Rancho Mirage, Ca. on April 8, 2016. Born to Edward and Loretta Clease in Los Angeles, Ca. on June 19, 1930. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was an Aerospace Machinist for 43 years. He is survived by his wife: Betty Clease of Indio, his son's Michael Clease and Paul Clease both of Anahiem, Ca. nine grandchildren and twelve...
View Tribute »

Thomas Jack

September 9, 1942 - April 6, 2016

Thomas Eugene Jack, 73, resident of North Shore, Ca. passed away in Rancho Mirage, Ca. on April 6, 2016. Born on September 9, 1942 to Robert and Lucy Jack. He is survived by his wife Rebecca Jack and son Scott Jack. He was an owner of a auto mechanics shop for many years.
View Tribute »

Antonia Carrasco Cervantes

September 24, 1920 - April 3, 2016

The Lord gently passed and lifted the beautiful life and precious soul of Toni Cervantes on Sunday morning, April 3, 2016 at the family ranch in Coachella. Toni passed peacefully with her loved ones at her side. She was born Antonia Rivera Carrasco on September 24, 1920 in El Paso, Texas, just two days old the family journeyed to the Coachella Valley arriving on the tenth day, the family made...
View Tribute »

Mary Carter

June 1, 1954 - April 3, 2016

Mary June Carter, resident of Indio, Ca. passed away on April 3, 2016. Born in Nebraska to Edward and Alexia Lanning. A Service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Indio, Ca. on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the hour of 11:00 a.m. with interment private.
View Tribute »

Robert Eugene Scrivens

September 19, 1935 - April 1, 2016

Robert Eugene Scrivens, 80, resident of Indio, Ca. passed away in Indio, Ca. on April 1, 2016. Born on September 19, 1935 to Robert and Edith Scrivens. He was a general contractor in construction for 45 years. He is survived by his wife Shirley Scrivens and son Greg Scrivens.
View Tribute »

Josephine A. Rubalcaba

August 27, 1921 - April 1, 2016

Josephine A. Rubalcaba, 94, died at home on Friday, April 1, 2016, in La Quinta, Ca. She was born on August 27, 1921 in Asherton, Texas to Joseph and Nicolasa Aguirre. She was married to I.R. (Rube) Rubalcaba on January 18, 1942 in Asherton, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, "Rube", as well as her brothers, Randy and Joe and sisters, Tillie, Lillie and Eva and her...
View Tribute »

Nancy Brandon

September 29, 1943 - March 28, 2016

Nancy Joe Brandon, 72, resident of Indio, Ca. passed away in Indio, Ca. on March 28, 2016. Born in Mississippi to Paul and Mary Mercer. She is survived by her husband Donald Brandon. She was a postal carrier for many years.
View Tribute »

Lee Hernandez

April 19, 1961 - March 17, 2016

Lee Mathew Hernandez, 55, resident of La Quinta, Ca. passed away on March 17, 2016 in Indio, CA. Born in Wyoming on April 19, 1961 to John and Cora Apodaca Hernandez. He was a Truck Driver. He is survived by his wife Gladys Hernandez.
View Tribute »

Monica Flores

May 14, 1983 - March 10, 2016

Monica Flores 32, was born May 14, 1983 in Yuma, Az. Monica passed away at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Ca. on March 10, 2016. She was a Tribal Member of the Fort Yuma Quechan Tribe of Winterhaven, Ca. She is survived by her parents Juan Flores and Marla Flores and her two children, daughter Anissa Flores and son Adam Samuel Gonzalez Jr. and brothers Charles Jose and Juan...
View Tribute »

Benjamin Beal

November 13, 1919 - March 5, 2016

Benjamin R. Beal passed away peacefully at home in Indio, Ca. on March 5, 2016 at the age of 96. He departed this world for heaven to join his wife Ethel who passed in 2012. Ben was born in Greene, Iowa on November 13, 1919 to Ralph and Nettie Beal. In August 1942 he was drafted in the Army and served three years. He trained at Camp Young near Chiriaco Summit, Ca. and served throughout Europe...
View Tribute »

Bruce McClelland

May 21, 1937 - March 4, 2016

Bruce P. McClelland, resident of San Pedro, Ca. passed away on March 4, 2016. Born in California on May 21, 1937 to Frank and Grace Potter McClelland. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Military.
View Tribute »

Donald Laurila

May 28, 1928 - March 4, 2016

Donald H. Laurila, resident of Palm Desert, Ca. passed away in Palm Desert, Ca. on March 4, 2016. Born on May 28, 1928 in Trenary, Michigan to Herman and Lydia H. Laurila. He was a veteran of the U.S. Military.
View Tribute »

Sharon Bass

October 13, 1951 - March 2, 2016

Sharon Marie Bass resident of Indio, Ca. passed away in Palm Desert, Ca. on March 2, 2016. Born on October 13, 1951 to Vigil and Virginia Hayes Beal. She was a homemaker her adult life. She is survived by her three siblings. Burial will be held at the Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Ca.
View Tribute »

Jose Vera

June 18, 1955 - March 1, 2016

Jose Vera, born in Mission, Texas on June 18, 1955 and passed away in Rancho Mirage, Ca. on March 1, 2016. Beloved father of four children and brother to ten brothers and sisters. He was a grandfather to numerous grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the hour of 11:30 a.m. with a Mass to be said at the hour 12:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Soledad Catholic Church...
View Tribute »

Celia O. Quintero

October 29, 1927 - February 23, 2016

Celia Quintero of Indio, CA was called home to be with the Lord on 2/23/16 surrounded by the love of her life and family. She was born on October 29th to Gabriel Arias and Mercedes Ortiz in Fullerton, CA. She married Joe A. Quintero on 6/28/58 in Coachella, CA. Celia was a loving mother to many in our community as a babysitter, foster care provider, mother to her children, grandmother and...
View Tribute »

Mabel Simonson

May 19, 1916 - February 21, 2016

Mable C. Simonson of Indio passed away Sunday, Feb. 21, from natural causes. She was born on a farm near Parker, S.D. on May 19, 1916. Mable was the seventh of nine children born to William A. and Grace Baker Parry. She was a graduated in Canistota, S.D. She met Conrad R. (Connie) Simonson in 1937 and were married on June 29, 1938. They became parents to son Boyd and Daughter Cynthia. She is...
View Tribute »

Ramon Sanchez Ramirez

August 31, 1956 - February 11, 2016

Ramon was born on August 31, 1956 in Mexico to his parents Edmundo and Maria Sanchez Ramirez and passed away in Rancho Mirage, Ca. on February 11, 2016. He is survived by his son Daniel D. Ramirez and six siblings: Edmumdo Ramirez, Victor Ramirez, Antonio Ramirez, Rosa E. Aviles, Bertha Ramirez and Christina Ramirez and a granddaughter. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Service...
View Tribute »

Nancy S. Goodart Miller

August 29, 1938 - February 9, 2016

Loving Mother, Grandmother and Friend Nancy went to be with the angels above after complications from heart disease. Her family was by her side. Nancy was born and raised in North Hollywood California and attended North Hollywood High School. It was there where she met the father of her four children. After marrying they resided in Covina and were later divorced. She and the children moved to...
View Tribute »

George McClure

October 2, 1939 - February 7, 2016

George Detter McClure; "Bucky" of Indio, Ca went home to be with the Lord on February 7, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 76 years old. Born in Kalkaski, Michigan on October 2, 1939 he was the son of George and Mildred McClure. He married the love of his life Frances Christian on Oct. 27, 1959. Together they raised 6 children whom they loved very much. George lived in the desert...
View Tribute »

Rafael Solis

July 26, 1942 - January 31, 2016

Rafael Solis was born in Mexico on July 26, 1942 to Abraham and Alicia Solis Torres and passed away in Indio, Ca. on January 31, 2016. Services will be held at the Funerales San Jose Mexicali Baja California, Mexico.
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More »

FitzHenry - Wiefels
83057 Requa Avenue
Indio, CA 92201 map it

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
Email Us
View Website

flowers logo

Send Flowers.