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In memoriam for Donald W. Metivier (1928-2020)

In memoriam… It is with a heavy hearts that the Metivier Family announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather Donald W. Metivier. “Dad,” entered the Lord’s presence, peacefully late afternoon on August 9, 2020, at the age of 93. He was born January 25, 1928 in Manitowoc, WI, to parents Ernestine […]

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Clifton Jeff Mason, Sr. (1956–2020)

Graveside Funeral Services have been announced for lifelong Bishop Resident CLIFTON JEFF MASON SR. Born on April 20, 1956 and Deceased on June 29th 2020 surrounded by his family at his bedside. He was prominently known as John and Dancing-Bear throughout the Local Area and was a “jack of all trades” kind of guy, working […]

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James (Jim) Ellis

James (Jim) Irving Ellis (1923-2020)

Born on January 5, 1923 in Los Angeles to Martha and Earl Ellis, James (Jim) Irving Ellis died March 20, 2020 in Bishop. He was 97. Jim was a devoted son, husband, father, and grandfather who never missed the opportunity to share his wisdom and knowledge with anyone who asked. His grandchildren, especially, were blessed […]

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Louray Ellen McGrale Obituary

June 20,1942 – November 24,2019 Louray Ellen Mcgrale died in the arms of her children in the home of her son at 6:40 am on November 24, 2019. She was 77 years old and had been fighting a relentless battle with cancer for decades. Louray was born in San Pedro, Ca to Raymond and Cigna […]

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Carl Stanley Eller Jr.: 1920-2015

Carl Stanley Eller Jr., age 95; passed away on November 23 after a brief illness. Carl was residing at the Bishop Care Center and was surrounded by good friends and his family when he passed peacefully. Carl was born on July 1, 1920 in Sterling CO. As a youngster he moved with his family throughout […]

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Misty Williams

Misty Meredith: 1964-2015

Misty Dawn Harbert Williams Meredith passed away November 26, 2015 at her home in Bishop. She was born in Van Nuys Ca. on July 31, 1964. Misty was preceded in death by her father Robert Ira Harbert, Sr. and her mother Murial Victoria Collier. After the loss of her husband Burl Williams 1989, Misty embraced […]

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Donald ‘Mutt’ Clarkson: 1932-2015

Don (Mutt) Clarkson passed away peacefully February 19, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital with his family by his side.  He was born April 11, 1932 to George & Louise Clarkson, in Bishop.  He was raised on the Jeffery Ranch, which is now the White Mountain Ranch.   Don went all through school in Bishop.  He […]

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Betty Tatum: 1922-2014

Betty Louise Tatum age 91 and a resident of Bishop her whole life, passed away on March 29 at the Bishop Care Center. Betty was a true Bishop native and always joked that she was born on Grove Street and would die on Elm Street. Her biggest joy in life was raising her three sons […]

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Robert Toth: 1932-2014

Robert Joseph Toth, 81, resident of Bishop for 51 years, born in Bridgeport, CT on September 5, 1932, passed away on March 28, 2014 at his residence in Bishop. Bob began his 32 year professional career with the Department of Fish & Game in 1960 as an associate fish pathologist and moved to Bishop shortly […]

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