Susan Antoinette Farnsworth


Susan Antoinette Farnsworth December 22, 1937 September 2, 2014 Susan Antoinette Farnsworth, 76, of Ramona passed away on September 2, 2014.  Susan was born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego to Paul and Helen Gower.  Susan met her future husband Robert on a blind date.  They were married in Napa on May 7, 1955. Susan is survived by her beloved Robert and their two children, Laura (Don) Ivers and Richard (Donna) Farnsworth all of Ramona.  She also leaves three grandchildren, Desiree, Jackie and Dustin as well as one great grand child, Allie. The family will hold a Celebration of Life Continue Reading…

Robert R. Manning Sr.


Robert “Bob” R. Manning Sr.03/16/194008/11/2014 Longtime Ramona resident, Bob Manning Sr., went home, to be with our Heavenly Father on August 11, 2014.  He was 74.He is survived by his three children, Janya, Terri and Bobby Jr., along with his two grandchildren, Devin and Haley; and a half-sister, Joanie Banner.  He is preceded in death by both of his parents, Ida and Claude Manning.Bob was born and raised on a dairy farm in Cortland, NY.  Very proud, he joined and served in the Marines for four years.  He met his first wife, Betsy, had three children and was married for Continue Reading…

Rodney Niles Stromenger


Rodney Niles Stromenger 1947 – 2014 Rodney Niles Stromenger was a man who lived his life his way and to the fullest.  He has left a gift of many happy memories.  He was born April 28, 1947 in San Francisco, California to Hugh Uriah Stromenger and Margaret K. Graser Stromenger.   He was a graduate of Burges High School in El Paso, Texas.   He was truly loved his friends and adopted family who always “had your back.”   He felt it was an honor and a privilege to serve his country for 29 years in the U.S. Navy.  He was Continue Reading…

Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso

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Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso February 9, 1926 August 18, 2014 Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso, 88, of Ramona passed away on August 18, 2014.  Her services will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Mission Santa Ysabel Church in Santa Ysabel, CA.  The Rosary will be recited at 11:30am and the Funeral Mass will be at 12noon.  She will be laid to rest immediately following the Mass at Nuevo Memory Gardens in Ramona. Bonham Bros. & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family.   Offer Condolence for the family of Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso Print Obituary & Condolences

Judy Bowman

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Judy Bowman 1930 – 2014 Judy Bowman, 84, born in Mabscott, WV on January 11, 1930, passed way in Poway, California on August 10, 2014.  It was a beautiful Sunday morning, just the kind she loved. She is survived by her two daughters Jennifer Bowman and Juliana (Jim) Stewart, two grandchildren Frank Bowman Stewart and Zerelda James Stewart all of Ramona, sister Ruth Deck of Ramona, brother Lewis (Margaret) Webb of Laguna Hills and a host of family and friends that love her and miss her. Her generosity, creative whimsy, philanthropy, Christian values and the twinkle in her eye will Continue Reading…

Victor England Hall

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Victor England Hall 1920-2014   VICTOR ENGLAND HALL died in La Mesa, California on July 28, 2014 at the age of 94. Born June 28 1920 in Greensburg, Kansas to Thomas Charles Hall and Birdie England Hall. He was the last of six children. His siblings all preceded him in death. He is survived by his three sons:  Ronald Wayne Hall of Sparks, Nevada, his three children, nine Grandchildren and three Great-grandchildren; Charles Victor Hall of Milan, Italy, his son and two grandchildren; and Richard Lawrence Hall of Waynesville, North Carolina, his three children and ten Grandchildren. His family moved Continue Reading…

Anthony Patrick Smalley


Anthony Patrick SmalleyJuly 7, 1961July 14, 2014 Anthony Patrick Smalley was born July 7, 1961 in Ohio to Lon and Shirley Smalley.The Smalley family moved to El Cajon in 1965, and to Ramona in 1968.  Tony went all through school in Ramona, graduating from Ramona High School in 1979.  Tony went to work at Woodward’s General Store for a year then to Straza in El Cajon where he worked for 15 years.  Tony met Debbie in 1983, one week later they were married.  In 1993, Tony and Debbie moved to Ponca, Nebraska for 12 years.  They moved back to Ramona Continue Reading…

James Harvey Bisher


James Harvey Bisher 10/06/1934 07/19/2014 J. Harvey Bisher, 79, of Ramona passed away suddenly on July 19th.   There will be a graveside memorial at Nuevo Memory Gardens in Ramona on Thursday, August 7th at 11am.  His family would like to invite all who knew him to come share a memory and to say goodbye. There will be a Celebration of Life in Harvey’s honor, with food and the sharing of more memories following the graveside at the VFW Post 3783, 2247 Kelly St., in Ramona. Bonham Bros & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Offer Condolence for the family of James Continue Reading…

Richard Michael Mitchell


Richard Michael Mitchell 1936 – 2014 Richard Michael Mitchell passed away suddenly on June 22, 2014 leaving behind his wife Sue Wetherholt, his two sons David Kraft Mitchell and Paul Scott Mitchell and his beloved daughter Amy Mitchell Goodrich.  He also left his two step-sons, Terry D. Wetherholt and Michael E. Wetherholt.  He was so loving and considerate to all of us.He was born in 1936 in Alton, IL to Charles W. Mitchell and Marie McKindrick (Calame) Mitchell.  He was a brother to his two sisters, Pat Bridges, Ruth Brooks and brothers Ron Mitchell and Don Mitchell.  As a wonderful Continue Reading…

Eugenia Ramsay


Eugenia Ramsay May 12, 1921 – June 21, 2014   Eugenia Ramsay, 93, of Ramona passed away peacefully at her home on June 21, 2014.  A Memorial Service will be held in her honor at the Barona Resort Chapel on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 2pm. Bonham Bros. & Stewart Mortury and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Offer Condolence for the family of Eugenia Ramsay Print Obituary & Condolences