Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

On September 8, Carmen T. Prouty passed away with friends around her, just two days following her 87th birthday. A long-time Big Bear resident, she experienced a fall in 2016 making it impossible to walk during the last three years of her life. Read more

Jeanne passed away on Sept 8, in her home. Jeanne was born in Santa Barbara, CA, and raised on a citrus ranch in Saticoy, CA. She was married in 1950 to Sabin Sturtevant. Jeanne has been a resident of Big Bear for 48 years. Her husband Sabin died 7 years ago. Jeanne is survived by her childr… Read more

Willard “Bill” Witt, of Big Bear, CA, died on September 25, 2019. Bill was born in Detroit, MI, and moved to California in the mid 1980’s. Bill loved living in Big Bear and spending his time with his dog, hiking, camping and as an accomplished marathon runner. Bill retired from San Bernardin… Read more

Adam Smith, a Big Bear resident since 2014, passed away at his home on September 1. Adam was born June 25, 1980 in Tarzana, CA.  Read more

Rosemary “Sunny” (Caldwell) Post, of Big Bear Lake, California, died on September 6. Sunny was born in Mehoopany, Pennsylvania and spent her childhood growing up in southern Illinois. Sunny obtained a BS in Education from SIU-Carbondale and taught elementary education in Illinois and Aruba. … Read more

A Gentleman’s Gentleman. Jesse Walter Richter, was born to Bruce Joseph and Rosa Adaline Richter, November 3, 1926 in Naponee, Nebraska. Jesse grew up with two sisters, Betty and Beverly and two brothers Lee and Joe. His mother, father, sister Betty and brothers Joe and Lee preceded in death. Read more

Patrick Craig Coogan was born on August 5th, 1962 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Second youngest in a family of five siblings, with an Air Force father, Pat was constantly on the move from a very young age. Finally settling in Big Bear in 1979, Pat took a seasonal job at Snow Summit that blossomed i… Read more

    Patrick Craig Coogan was born on August 5th, 1962 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Second youngest in a family of five siblings, with an Air Force father, Pat was constantly on the move from a very young age. Finally settling in Big Bear in 1979, Pat took a seasonal job at Snow Summit that blossom… Read more