Gone But Not Forgotten

Donald Schroth

Donald Schroth, 87, passed away peacefully September 23, 2018 in Riverside, CA. Born in the backseat of a neighbor’s borrowed car on Hwy. 99 outside of Delano, CA, Don was the twelfth of thirteen children born to Karl Emil Schroth and Hattie (Stull) Schroth. He grew up on a farm in Delano and later Porterville, CA, graduating from Porterville, H.S. in 1948. He attended jr. college there and later Fresno State University before joining the Air Force in 1951.

Robert Harris

ROBERT (BOB) RAY HARRIS – 86 years August 12, 1932 October 6, 2018 Bob was born in Glendale,CA. His family moved to Riverside in 1936. He leaves behind his wife Susan of 37 years; his brother David Harris; son Michael; daughter Lisa Cornella; granddaughter Elizabeth; grandson Christopher; his step sons Aaron and Tyler and their five children; nephews Jeff and Brad and his niece Julie. Bob also leaves his business partners and friends Ron Wiklund and David Hubbard. Bob had countless friends that he checked in with, “I hope you’re doing well, (and if not) what can I do to help?” They knew he was sincere.

Virgil Rosemyre

Virgil “Jack” Rosemyre , age 94, passed away peacefully in his Corona, CA home on September 11, 2018. A veteran of World War II and Korea, serving honorably in both the Marines and Army respectively. Jack was born on April 26, 1924 in Champagne-Urbana, IL to Homer and Famie Mae Rosemyre. In 1942, he joined the armed forces and was assigned to the Marine Corps for a tour in the Pacific. After his deployment, Jack attended classes at the University of Illinois. Jack decided to re-join the military during the Korean Conflict and received a commission in the Army.

Raymond Stankiewicz

Age 89, of Riverside, CA, passed away on September 22, 2018, at Autumn Hill in La Sierra where he had been since February. Ray was born in Reynoldsville, PA, where he lived until he joined the Air Force at the age of 18. His 24 year career in the Air Force took him all over the world, during which he advanced to and retired from March Air Force Base as a Chief Master Sergeant. He was honored to be a part of the IG team for 3 years.

Gordon Kammeyer

Gordon Edwin Kammeyer (age 85), of Highland, California, passed away on September 7, 2018. He was born on January 30, 1933 in Tripoli, Iowa to Edwin and Esther Kammeyer and lived as a resident of Highland, California for more than forty-four years. Gordon’s adult life started with him joining the United States Air Force completing more than twenty years on active duty serving from coast to coast, Canada and a tour in Vietnam retiring as a Master Sergeant in logistics.

Felix Charles

Charles Felix, 73, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother passed away in Corona, CA on Monday, September 3, 2018. Better known as Charlie, a life-long resident of Corona, he was predeceased by his parents Sadie and Joe Felix; sisters Gloria Sevier, Patsy Anaya and Sarah Hernandez; and brothers Robert and Herbert Felix, all from Corona. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 1/2 years, Nellie Ruiz Felix; two sons, Charles Jr. (Norma) and Daniel (Terry) Felix; and daughter, Shawna Felix; 13 grandchildren – Chris, Jade, Carissa, Alyssia, Jackie, Diego, Elias, Jorden, Jacob, Sammy, Keanu, Brianna and Johnny; sisters Georgia Felix, Linda Alvarez and Monica (John) Ayala; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Dr. Bobby Smith

Age 90, died on September 12, 2018 in the hospital in which he had previously worked for over 45 years. A WWII Navy veteran and resident of Riverside, CA since 1959, he was a founding member of the Riverside Community Hospital Anesthesia Medical Group.

Neil Stewart

Age 69, of Menifee, California, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Neil was born on October 23, 1948 to Richard and Mary Jean Stewart. He faithfully served his country in Vietnam from 1968 to October of 1970 and received numerous commendations including two Purple Hearts.

Forest Wright

Forest Wright, 74, passed away July 28, 2018 after a bout with pancreatic cancer. He leaves his wife, Edna, two children and their spouses, six grand- children, and two great grandchildren. Forest was born in San Gabriel, CA on February 3, 1944. He liked to joke he was from East Los Angeles. He was enrolled in the Pawnee Nation. His family moved to San Bernardino in 1948 where he attended San Bernardino city schools and graduated from San Bernardino High School in 1961. Before he could drive he became a licensed ham radio operator a membership he maintained throughout his life. Always a language enthusiast, Forest majored in comparative literature at University California Riverside, graduating in 1965. That same year, 1965, he married Edna, the love of his life. They were married 53 years and had two children, Dr. Nancy Wright from New Mexico and Phillip Wright from Beaumont, California.

Ronald Avila

Born in San Bernardino Ronnie was an Army Veteran who fought in Vietnam, and was a retired Correctional Officer. He was a Marathon Runner, enjoyed playing his harmonica, and loved being around his family. He leaves behind his loving wife Yolanda Avila of 22 years, 6 children, 12 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. Ronnie also leaves behind his mother Isabel Cordero, 3 brothers (David Avila, Alex Cordero, & Gary Cordero), and 2 sisters (Kathleen Zamores, & Geraldine Cordero). He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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