Gone But Not Forgotten

Raymond Trudell

Age 84, retired USAF Master Sergeant, has gone to be with the Lord on May 18, 2018. Ray, a son of Edward and Evelyn Trudell, was born in Elizabethtown, NY. He grew up in Lake Placid, NY and later Sewickley PA, settling in Moreno Valley, CA since 1972. After serving 22 years in the USAF, he retired as a Maintenance Analysis Superintendent for the Strategic Air Command (SAC) of March Air Force Base.

Natividad Lopez

Natividad passed away at home in Riverside, CA on May 13, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Yolanda Z. López, and daughters: Cynthia Dabé, Roberta Baltierra and Rosanne López; and son-in-law Jerry Baltierra. He has one surviving sister, Lydia Ortega and 2 grandchildren, David and Mia Baltierra, along with many nieces and nephews. He was born February 14, 1932. A native Californian, he attended Casa Blanca Elementary, Chemewa Middle School, and Poly High School before joining the Army in 1949. He played in the 49th Army Band while serving in Austria, and traveled in Europe during those 3 years.

Clarence Trumpy

Age 93, of Hemet, California, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He was born on Wednesday, October 1, 1924 in Webster, South Dakota to the late Jay and Alma Trumpy. He is survived by three children, Donna (Richard) Scott, Cliff (Riva) Trumpy, and Ginny (Chris) Coleman; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and his sister-in-law, Mabel Trumpy. Clarence was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary in 2013; and by 5 brothers and sisters.

Harold Floyd Dubas

Harold Floyd Dubas passed away on May 10, 2018 at his home in Riverside, California. “Hal” or “Dub”, as he was often called, was born on January 28, 1936 in Burwell, Nebraska to Edward and Helen Dubas and was one of four children. He grew up on his family’s farm in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska. He was a proud member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1958. Immediately after graduation, he joined the armed forces, serving in the United States Air Force for 26 years and retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He served in the Vietnam War as a navigator on KC 135 air refueling tankers. He met his wife, Mary Ann, while serving at Walker Air Force Base in Roswell, NM flying on B-52 bombers. At the end of his career, he served as the Director of Operations and Training for Strategic Air Command (SAC). Following his retirement from service, he worked in the defense industry using the knowledge from his many years in the military. 

John Hernandez Jr.

Age 82, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at home in San Bernardino. He was born on August 26, 1935 in San Bernardino to John Manuel Hernandez, and Carmen (Torres) Hernandez. John, called “Manuel” by all of his family and friends, attended school in San Bernardino, graduating from San Bernardino High School in 1953. Manuel was a proud member of the United States Air Force, serving from 1954 through 1958. During Manuel’s active duty, he was stationed at Amarillo AFB in Texas, and Spangdahlem AFB in Germany, working as a jet bomber mechanic, which he enjoyed immensely. Following active duty, Manuel served in the Air Force reserves from 1958 through 1962. Manuel then spent several years working as a Print Pressman for Acme Color Print, before deciding to go into business for himself by starting a landscaping business. Manuel enjoyed spending time with his family, and watching sports including, baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and horse racing. Manuel also enjoyed spending Sunday afternoons and evenings with longtime friends, while making new friends at VFW 8737 in San Bernardino. He also had a particular passion for fishing, and delighted family with his ability to barbecue the best steaks and cook the best pot of menudo. 

Robert McCorkell

Well I guess if you are reading this I have finished my journey. I was born July 18, 1937 in Corona, California, and died May 10, 2018 of whatever it took. I want to express my thanks to my Creator for this wonderful journey. This gift of life he has given us all is beyond anything words can express. I have always said that this ride was the “E” ticket which at one time was the best you could get at Disneyland back in the days.

Antonio P. Ramirez

Tony was born on March 26, 1944 in San Bernardino, CA and passed away on April 28, 2018 in Perris, CA. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Cecilia (CeCe); their son Thomas Joseph and his wife Christina; his grandchildren Alexis Taylor and Jakob Dylan Ramirez; brothers and their spouses, George P. & Debbie Ramirez, Jess Ramirez, Charles P. Ramirez and Robert P. & Linda Ramirez. He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio R. and Consuelo P. Ramirez.

Rex Lawrence Poutre

After a long and fruitful life, Rex Lawrence Poutre died peacefully on Thursday May 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife LaVaughn Belva Poutre (Farmer) in 2014 after 71 years of marriage. Also preceding him was his daughter- in-law, Lisa, who died of cancer in 2013. Rex is survived by his children Michael Poutre (Gina), of Escondido, Susan Nichols (Bill), of Beaumont, and Kevin Poutre of Grand Terrace, as well as seven grandchildren, nine great- grandchildren, and nine great- great grandchildren.

Reuben “Benny” Regalado

It is with great sadness that the family of Reuben (Benny) Regalado announces his passing after a long battle with cancer on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the age of 89 years. Reuben will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Romana, and his children, Martha Regalado, Cindy Regalado (deceased), Gilbert Sanchez (deceased), Cecilia Zambrano (Jess), Reuben Regalado Jr. (Lisa), Andrew Regalado (Cindy), Rachel Escobar (Albert), Selena Hernandez, and Andrionna Gonzales. Reuben will also be remembered by his 19 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, and his sisters Stella Carillo (Al), Pat Gonzalez (Rick), Carol Nava (Mandy).

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