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NANCE, Lloyd

Kern County Death Book: 100 Page: 684

Lloyd Elmer Nance
age: 78
Date and place of birth: Oct. 1, 1888; California
Date and place of death: March 12, 1967; Residence
SS#: 570-44-7458
Name and birthplace of father: Eugene Nance; California
Name and birthplace of mother: Elizabeth Williams; California
Occupation: Cattle-buyer x 10 years
last place of occupation: Self-employed
Years in Kern: 42 years In CA: life
Usual address: 1676 Chester Ave, Bakersfield
Informant: Robert R. Nance, 273 Meridian Rd., Salinas, CA
Disposition: Cremation, March 16, 1967; East Lawn Cemetery
Funeral directors: The Hopson Mortuary
Cause of death: Bronchopneumonia
Autopsy: YES
Physician: Owen A. Kearns, MD

Bakersfield Californian, Wednesday, March 15, 1967

Nance, Lloyd Elmer - Masonic services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the East Lawn Chapel in Sacramento for Lloyd E. Nance, 78, of 1676 Chester Avenue who died March 12 in his home. Mr. Nance, a native of California was born in Paso Robles and had resided in this community 42 years. His wife, Leola Nance, died in 1956. Mr. Nance was self-employed as a cattle buyer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He is survived by one brother, Robert R. Nance of Salinas. The Hopson Mortuary

NASH, Albert

The Tehachapi News, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1981, pg. 3

headline: Nash Dies at 84
Albert J. Nash, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, in the Tehachapi Hospital. Rosary for Nash, who was born on June 3, 1896 in Halifax, Miss., officiated. Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Jan 10 and burial was in the Tehachapi Eastside Cemetery.
Nash had retired from civil service at Edwards Air Force Base in 1961. Nash is survived by his wife, Jessie; and five sons, James of Fairview Heights,Ill; Walter of Coolidge, Ariz; Jerry of Cahokio, Ill; Butch of Roger, Ark. and Larry of Tehachapi. Nash is also survived by three daughters, Ruth Adams of Johnstown, Penn; Alberta Mielenz of Wheaton, MD; and Mary Storie of Grants Pall, Ore; along with 19 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Stickel Mortuary was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

(Typed as it appeared in the newspaper, typo's included!)


Alice Nettleton,
spouse G,
age 75,
date of death 11/12/1936, Kern County,
State File 64761
Bakersfield Californian, Friday Nov. 13, 1936

Headline: Widow of Former Fresno Man Dies

Mrs. Alice Nettleton, 75, widow of the late George Nettleton, former prominent Fresno contractor and a resident of Bakersfield for the past 7 years died yesterday at a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband last year. a native of Ft. Wayne, Indiana, Mrs. Nettleton had been a resident of California for 48 years and had made her home in Bakersfield with her daughter, Mrs. Harry Harps, 1530 California Avenue.
In addition to Mrs. Harps, the deceased leaves four other daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Hale and Mrs. Hilda Smythe both of Bakersfield; Mrs. Phoebe Cunningham of Richmond and Mrs. George Thomas of Glendale and a son Arthur of Burbank.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nettleton will be conducted at the Flickinger-Digler Chapel Saturday morning at 10 o'clock with the Rev. Mr. Barrett officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park.


George Nettleton,
spouse A,
age 73,
date of death 9/5/1935, Kern County,
State File 50436

Bakersfield Californian, Friday Sept. 6, 1935

Headline: George Nettleton Called by Death

George Nettleton, 72, former well-known Fresno contractor and for the last several years a resident of Bakersfield passed away in a local hospital yesterday. He made his home here with a daughter, Mrs. Harry Harps, 1530 California Dr.
He also leaves 4 other daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Hale and Mrs. Hilda Smythe both of Bakersfield; Mrs. Phoebe Cunningham of Richmond and Mrs. George Thomas of Glendale; and a son Arthur Nettleton of Burbank. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Mr. Nettleton came to this country in 1884 settling first in Oregon and moving to Fresno in 1892. Since retiring from active business he has made his home with his daughter.
Funeral services will be held in Flickinger-Digler Chapel Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.


Bakersfield Californian, Monday, Aug. 20, 1945

Nettleton, Margaret F. - Funeral services for Margaret Nettleton, 65, who died Friday at a local hospital will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Flickinger-Digler Chapel with the Rev B. C. Barrett officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. Mrs. Nettleton is survived by her husband, Edward Nettleton, Bakersfield; sons Vernon Nettleton, San Bernardino; Vincent Nettleton, seabees; brother, Daniel Nicoll, Bishop; two grandson, nieces, Dode Calloway, Bakersfield; Mrs. E. B. Bretherbridge, Riverside; Helen Smith, Burbank, Lila Jones, Montebello; nephew, Fred Oldendorf, Riverside; Donald Oldendorf, Palo Alto; R. M. Marvin and Vincent Cook, Long Beach; Melvin Nicoll, Port Hueneme; Lloyd Nicoll, seabees; James Nicoll, Oklahoma.

From the CA Death Index:
age: 65
born: 07/05/1880 in CN
mother: TAYLOR
father: NICOLL
died: 08/17/1945 in Kern county


02/11/1894 NEBRASKA
03/31/1954 KERN 60 years

Bakersfield Californian, Friday, April 2, 1954:

Neufeld, Marie - Funeral will be conducted at 3 PM Saturday in the Mennonite Brethren Church, Miller and Monterey Streets, for Mrs. Marie Neufeld, 60, 1825 Baker St., who died March 31 in a local hospital. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Arthur Fleming will officiate. Greenlawn Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Neufeld was born in Nebraska Feb. 11, 1894. She had resided in this area the past 44 years. Surviving are her husband, Peter; a son, Vestor and a daughter, Marian McKelvey all of Bakersfield and three other daughters Evelyn Gamble of Santa Ana, Bernadine Gerbrandt of Altadena, and Nadine Kliever of Dinuba; a brother Gust Klingenberg of Whittier and three sisters, Nettie Wiens of Whittier, Louise Sage of Long Beach and Anna Whal of San Mateo. Also 11 grandchildren. Pallbearers are Abe Koop, Otto Boese, Ed Leich, Bill Buller, Sam Harms, and Henry Eitzen.


Bakersfield Californian, March 20, 1997
Gola Newton
Services: Fri., Mar. 21,
An hour of meditation will be held Thursday, March 20, 1997 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Rucker's Mortuary for Gola Newton, 100, who passed away March 14, 1997. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 21, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. at the Southside Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1330 3rd St., with Pastor Earl Canson, Jr. officiating and interment to follow at Union Cemetery.
Rucker's Mortuary

NORD, Margaret

Bakersfield Californian, May 21, 1987

Nord, Margaret - Graveside services will be held at Shafter Memorial Park on Monday July 16, 1990 at 10:00 a.m. with Memorial Services following at Dinuba Mennonite Brethern Church in Dinuba at 2:00 on Monday, for Mrs. Margaret Nord, of Reedley, CA age 86, who passed away on July 10, 1990 of natural causes. Survivors include: daughter, Deanna Reimer of Fresno; sons, Lee Nord of Escondido, CA, Wil Nord of Napa, CA, Alan Nord of Terra Bella, CA; brother Pete Dueck of Abbotsville, B.C.; 8 grandchildren & 2 great-grandchildren. Margaret was very active with the Bakersfield Association of Retarded Children.
Visitation will be Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stephens and Bean Chapel, Fresno. Rememberances may be sent to : Good Shepherd Lutheran Home of the West.

NORRIS, Gregory

Bakersfield Californian, May 21, 1987

Norris, Gregory Lee - Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 22nd, at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 4600 Stockdale Hwy., in Bakersfield for Gregory Lee Norris, 35, who died in a tractor trailer accident near Santa Maria, late Saturday evening. Greg was born in Harvey, IL., December 13, 1951 and has resided in Bakersfield for the past 6 years. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Kelly Elizabeth, of Bakersfield, CA; his parents, Dewey & Evelyn Norris, of Palos Verdes Estate, CA; his sisters, Patricia Jones & her children, Todd & Heather of Rosamond, CA; Linda Farrar Loux & her children, Jennifer & Brandi, Oklahoma City, OK; his former wife, Darline Norris of Bakersfield; his grandmother, Agnes Norris of Peoria, IL & his girlfriend Joyce Beelner of Bakersfield, as well as other relatives & close friends. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, The American Diabetes Association or a children�s Charity.

NORTON, Charles

NORTON, CHARLES M - 01/25/1975
04/13/1903 ARVIN
1AR 15(Kern) 523-18-3544 age: 71

Bakersfield Californian, Jan. 27, 1975

Norton, Charles M. - Services will be held in Hillcrest Memorial Park Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for Charles M. Norton, 71, 8116 Bertal St., Lamond (I think this is a typo for Lamont) who died Jan 25. Mr. Norton was born in Newberry, Arkansas and had been a resident of Kern County 35 years. He was a retired oil worker. The Rev. James F. Rupert of East Bakersfield Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Survivors include the widow, Elsie; son James of Santa Rosa; daughter Charlene Hastings of Blythe; 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Hillcrest Mortuary.

NORTON, Charles

09/04/1910 DRURY
1CN15(Kern) 548-01-3006

age 84

Bakersfield Californian, Sept. 10, 1994
Death Notice: Charles D. Norton, 84, Bakersfield, Sept. 9. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary

Bakersfield Californian, Sept. 11, 1994
Charles Drury Norton
Services: Tues., Sept. 13, 9:30 a.m.

Graveside services will be conducted by Libertas-Security Lodge No. 466 F&AM, Troy Stedman, Officiating Master, and Ray Brierley, Chaplain at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept 13, 1994 at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery, 2739 Panama Lane for Charles Drury Norton who left his loving family and many friends to be with the Lord on Sept. 9, 1994 at the age of 84. Also officiating will be the Rev. Donald Buteyn of the First Presbyterian Church. Charles will be remembered by many as a long time employee of Pioneer Mercantile Co., and a charter member of the Local No. 1036 Retiree's Club. He was a 48 year member of the Masonic Lodge No. 466 F&AM and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Charles is survived by his wife of 60 years, Beulah, and his children, Janet, Wayne, and Christine; brother, Walter and sister Florence; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Diabetes Foundation of Alzheimer's Research.
Visitation will be held from noon until 9 p.m. tomorrow. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary Funeral Directors


born: 08/09/1892 M ILLINOIS
mother: BECKMAN
died: KERN 04/01/1981 88 yrs
SS# 399-09-0061

Bakersfield Californian, Friday, April 3, 1981

Nuoffer, Ernest A. - Services will be held Saturday at 10:30a.m. at the Oakmont Mortuary in Lafayette, Ca for Ernest A. Nuoffer, 88, who died April 1. He was a member of the American Legion in Visalia and St. John's Lutheran church in Bakersfield. He had been a salesman for the Freeman Shoe Co. for most of his adult life. Survivors include his daughters Eunice Sears of Bakersfield, Jeanne Kuentzel of Winterset, Iowa; his son William Nuoffer of Walnut Creek; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Hillcrest Mortuary Funeral Directors


born: 10/28/1892 F ILLINOIS
died: KERN 05/04/1979 86 yrs
SS# 399-09-0061

Bakersfield Californian, Saturday, May 5, 1979

Nuoffer, Minnie Emily - Services will be held Monday in Walnut Creek for Minnie Emily Nuoffer, 86, who died May 4. Interment will be in Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette. A native of Chicago Mrs. Nuoffer has been a resident of California for 39 years. Survivors include her husband Ernest of Bakersfield; two daughter Eunice Sears of Bakersfield and Jeanne Keuntzel of Winterset, Iowa; a son William C. Nuoffer of Walnut Creek; three sisters Meta Bohn and Esther Helwig, both of Wisconsin and Sally Westerman of Seal Beach; 7 grandchildren and a great grandchild. Friends may call for visitation at Hillcrest Mortuary from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.