Family Login:

Wiefels Cremation and Funeral Services

The Wiefels family has been serving Southern California families in times of death since 1908. We maintain our tradition of personal service with individual attention for every family.

Because we are aware that each family's need varies, we offer a wide range of funeral options, which include not only Traditional Funeral Services, Memorials and Cremations, but also Pre-Arrangement Planning. We strive to make every service special, reflecting the requests and needs of your family and of the deceased.


Our Obituaries

Waldron Hale

October 29, 1920 - September 27, 2016


View Tribute »

Sharon Sue Pearson

April 12, 1943 - September 20, 2016


View Tribute »

William Bill Croce

March 18, 1933 - September 19, 2016

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce that our dear Bill has passed away. He was born to parents Emil and Helen Croce in Stockton, California. He married his life partner of 43 years Clay Brown on December 6, 2013. He was a Certified Shorthand Reporter for the Los Angeles Superior Court for 30 years. He also served in the U.S. Army as a Dental Officer. Bill is survived by...
View Tribute »

William Wilkins

December 11, 1934 - September 15, 2016


View Tribute »

Martha Lee Patterson

May 25, 1931 - September 13, 2016


View Tribute »

Jane U. Connor

June 1, 1946 - September 8, 2016


View Tribute »

William "Bill" Ransom

September 5, 2016

Bill Ransom, world traveler, painter, photographer, sculptor and great lover of the arts, passed away on September 5, 2016 after a valiant six and one-half year battle with cancer. Bill was born in San Francisco to the late William and Maria Ransom. He was a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Fine Arts. In his early years, he worked for the Robert Dollar Company...
View Tribute »

Benita F. "Bennie" Diaz

January 19, 1949 - September 2, 2016

Benita Fransica Diaz "Bennie", daughter of Anita Murillo and Arnoldo Sotelo, passed away surrounded by those who loved her on 2 September 2016 at 67 years old. Bennie was born in Brawley, Ca on 19 January 1949 as the youngest of 12 children. Bennie, a loving mother, sister and friend is survived by five siblings Gloria Garcia, Amparo Munoz, Ted Cruz, Alex Cruz, George Cruz. Additionally, she...
View Tribute »

Josephine Cravens

July 30, 1921 - August 28, 2016


View Tribute »

Betty Lee Rogers

September 27, 1934 - August 27, 2016

Betty Lee Rogers passed away peacefully in her home August 27, 2016 at the age of 81. She was born on September 27, 1934 in Hoopeston, Illinois to Edna Naomi Franklin and Richard Earl Franklin. She married Lawrence Rogers on Sepember 4th, 1954 in Hoopeston, Illinois . She was employed at Jessup Auto Plaza for many years. Betty leaves behind her two daughters; Sharon Lee Rogers Gadley, and Sandra...
View Tribute »

Morris DeWitt Sale

March 27, 1929 - August 12, 2016

Born March 27, 1929, in Santa Monica, California, Morris died on August 12 in the Palm Springs Desert Hospital. He was the oldest of 39 cousins. Because Morris suffered with asthma, the pediatrician suggested that the dry desert climate would benefit him. In response, the family moved to Palm Springs in 1934, where his parents, Mabel and Marvin, opened the Sale's Plaza Market. Morris had a...
View Tribute »

Steven Mark Kolesar

October 11, 1955 - August 11, 2016


View Tribute »

Alexander Valera Eros

November 27, 1928 - August 5, 2016


View Tribute »

Allan "Al" Reichle

May 11, 1934 - July 19, 2016

Born in Detroit, Michigan to Arthur and Helen Reichle, he came to the desert in the early 1940's and attended school in Palm Springs. He joined the Navy and served his country during the Korean Conflict and when discharged in 1955 he returned to Palm Springs. In 1956 he married Dianne (Weatherford) and shortly thereafter had two sons John and David. He worked for Cal-Electric as a lineman and...
View Tribute »

Virginia Swallow

October 17, 1925 - Unknown


View Tribute »

Corey David Ryan Farrar Walker

September 30, 1980 - July 15, 2016


View Tribute »

Travis Duane Loftis

August 22, 1985 - July 15, 2016

Travis Duane Loftis, 30, of Palm Springs, CA, passed away unexpectedly on July 12, 2016 after a long battle with heart disease. He was born on August 22, 1985 in Palm Springs. He graduated from Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, FL in 2004 and currently worked as a Traffic Enforcement Officer at the Palm Springs International Airport and was a California certified security guard. He loved his...
View Tribute »

Richard Dean Helton

July 12, 1952 - July 2, 2016

Richard Helton, loving husband, father, son, brother and uncle, left us on July 3rd 2016. A wonderful man that left us suddenly will be greatly missed by his family and friends who loved him. Ric lived a fulfilled life and had a long successful career as an airline mechanic with United Airlines. He was a natural athlete and was a champion water skier, avid snow skier and golfer who lived life...
View Tribute »

Luben Jordan

June 5, 1927 - Unknown


View Tribute »

James S. Binder

October 19, 1938 - Unknown


View Tribute »

Thomas M. Henry

November 14, 1926 - June 28, 2016


View Tribute »

James Curto

January 23, 1943 - June 27, 2016


View Tribute »

Wallace A. Davis

January 26, 1924 - June 21, 2016


View Tribute »

Everett Page Jones

October 4, 1934 - June 20, 2016


View Tribute »

Deborah Ann Peterson

September 4, 1960 - June 15, 2016

Deborah Ann Peterson passed away on June 15, 2016 at the age of 55. Deborah was born September 4, 1960 in Longview, WA to proud parents Marvin and Judith Peterson. She attended Covina High School, and soon after the family moved to San Francisco. Deborah worked for the family business, Cala Foods, for a period of time while she lived in San Francisco. She was so proud of her two daughters and...
View Tribute »

Lewis L. Johnson

April 15, 1927 - June 14, 2016


View Tribute »

Brian Shay

January 9, 1938 - June 14, 2016


View Tribute »

Michael Adrian Perera

April 13, 1967 - June 8, 2016

Michael Adrian Perera born April 13, 1967 and was called to Jesus on June 8, 2016. Loving husband of Cindy (nee Outschoorn). Dearly beloved Father of Shenolene (24), Marc (20) and Matthew (18). Son of Lorraine (Nee Ratnam) and the late Merrill Perera. Son-in-law of Winston and Eva Outschoorn. Loving Brother of Lalith Perera. Beloved Uncle of Nathan and Stefan. Brother-in-law of Vanessa Perera and...
View Tribute »

James Drake

November 5, 1930 - June 5, 2016


View Tribute »

Arthur Thomas Volpe

December 21, 1954 - June 2, 2016


View Tribute »

Martha R. Laprade

February 25, 1939 - June 2, 2016


View Tribute »

Alessandro V. Vejar

January 22, 1931 - May 27, 2016


View Tribute »

Daniel Robert Hood III

August 15, 1990 - May 25, 2016


View Tribute »

Robert G. Arthur

January 2, 1938 - May 22, 2016


View Tribute »

Margaret Ann Morales

August 21, 1950 - May 19, 2016


View Tribute »

William Thomas Kerr

March 31, 1925 - May 19, 2016


View Tribute »

Lloyd M. Mattson

September 7, 1944 - May 13, 2016

Lloyd M. Mattson, 71, of Palm Springs, died Friday, May 13, 2016, at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. He was born September 7, 1944, to Clarence and Evelyn [Olson] Mattson, in Glenwood, Minnesota. Born during the transition between the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boomers, he had a foot in both camps and trudged through years of cancer with the tenacity of the...
View Tribute »

Max Chodak

May 8, 1920 - May 12, 2016


View Tribute »

Edward Lupper

January 4, 1936 - May 6, 2016


View Tribute »

Francisco Rodriguez Bernal

October 22, 1961 - May 2, 2016


View Tribute »

Melvin Creston

April 22, 1929 - May 2, 2016


View Tribute »

Patricia Frank

August 19, 1924 - May 1, 2016

Patricia Bright Frank, born August 19, 1924, peacefully passed away at the Los Angeles Jewish Home in Reseda, California, on Sunday, May 1, at the age of 91. Patty was a former resident of Palm Springs. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Philip Frank. Survived by three children; their spouses; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
View Tribute »

Ronald T. Combs

June 22, 1943 - April 29, 2016

Ronald Thomas Combs, age 72, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016. He was surrounded by his family in Desert Hot Springs, Ca and went peacefully. Ron was born in Upland, Ca on June 22, 1943. He grew up in Ontario, Ca with his parents, Richard E and Marion Combs. He currently lived in Calexico, Ca. He graduated from Chaffey College in Alta Loma, Ca in 1963. Ron enjoyed time with his friends...
View Tribute »

Kim Eugene Peckham

December 28, 1953 - April 27, 2016


View Tribute »

Wilbert Lee Patrick

September 10, 1936 - April 26, 2016


View Tribute »

Andrew Machupa

April 9, 1944 - April 23, 2016


View Tribute »

Daniel Lazovsky

November 23, 1924 - April 23, 2016


View Tribute »

Paul Yurica

November 13, 1932 - April 21, 2016


View Tribute »

Enrique Kiki Pena

September 20, 1991 - April 21, 2016


View Tribute »

James C. Schmerbauch

December 24, 1922 - April 19, 2016

James C. Schmerbauch peacefully passed away at his home in Palm Springs California on April 19, 2016 at the age of 93. Jim was born on December 24, 1922 on Kaskaskia Island, Illinois, where he attended school and spent his early years with 9 siblings and his parents Louis Schmerbauch and Charlotte Buatte. Jim served in the US Army in Italy and Africa from 1943 to 1945 and returned to marry ...
View Tribute »

Leslie Page Schultz

September 8, 1918 - April 16, 2016


View Tribute »

Frederick Mesa

November 7, 1942 - April 11, 2016


View Tribute »

Myrtle Wiley

May 4, 1929 - April 8, 2016


View Tribute »

Jessie D. Nicholson

September 30, 1926 - April 8, 2016


View Tribute »

Ruth Cione

October 23, 1937 - April 3, 2016


View Tribute »

Caroline Willhide

January 15, 1945 - March 29, 2016


View Tribute »

Constance Elizabeth Salinger

July 28, 1955 - March 26, 2016


View Tribute »

Robert H. Littlejohn

October 30, 1935 - March 26, 2016


View Tribute »

Sanford Short

March 30, 1929 - March 26, 2016


View Tribute »

Steven William Wright

June 15, 1959 - March 24, 2016


View Tribute »

Philip Leslie Tyrrell

April 15, 1922 - March 22, 2016


View Tribute »

Russell G. Wolfe

April 8, 1942 - March 22, 2016


View Tribute »

Jean Louise La Vasseur

July 26, 1926 - March 17, 2016


View Tribute »

Maurice Wesley Law

September 27, 1925 - March 14, 2016


View Tribute »

Albert P. Injijian

September 12, 1931 - March 8, 2016

Dr. Albert P. Injijian passed away at his home in Palm Springs after a lengthy illness. Dr. Injijian was born in Cairo, Egypt, on September 12, 1931 to Hagop and Maireni Injijian (née Farsakian). In 1956 he graduated from Yerevan State Medical University in Yerevan, Armenia, specializing in cardio-thoracic surgery. In 1959 he married Leah Fedyanin in Rostov-Don, Russia, and last year celebrated...
View Tribute »

Quasanh Brian Diaz

June 10, 1976 - March 5, 2016

Quasanh Brian Diaz, 39, of Palm Springs, CA died March 5, 2016. He was born June 10, 1976 to John Tona and Darlene Diaz in Palm Springs, CA. He was a tribal member of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. He is survived by his parents; his brother Randall Ruiz; sisters; Kahnema (Javier) Diaz-Torres; Angelina Tona; Kahlani Diaz; Marissa Ruiz; Alicia Ruiz; grandparents Arthur and Beverly Diaz...
View Tribute »

Yvonne F. Loggins

September 9, 1921 - March 1, 2016


View Tribute »

Helen Scanzoni

July 27, 1924 - March 1, 2016


View Tribute »

Emily H. Bruckman

April 3, 1925 - February 27, 2016


View Tribute »

Mary Helen Shain

December 2, 1931 - February 23, 2016


View Tribute »

John Jose Tamayo

September 1, 1960 - February 21, 2016


View Tribute »

Ronald William Grottke

September 14, 1935 - February 17, 2016

Ronald William Grottke was born on 09/14/1935 and passed away on 02/17/2016. Ronald was a residence of Oceanside, CA.
View Tribute »

Joseph David Walter Eilers

June 5, 1993 - February 15, 2016


View Tribute »

Ruby Jean Abner

April 3, 1933 - February 15, 2016


View Tribute »

Katherine Mae Kremer

January 19, 1936 - February 11, 2016


View Tribute »

Florence L. Ross

January 27, 1933 - February 10, 2016

Florence Ross, aged 83, died February 9, 2016 at her home in Cathedral City after a short illness. Florence was born January 27, 1933 in New Orleans, LA. She was the daughter of George and Mable Leteff. She was preceded in death by her husband Don L. Ross and her daughter Melody Munson. Florence thoroughly enjoyed her grandchildren and her greatgrandchildren. She loved to play Bingo, and to...
View Tribute »

Peter Scott Greene

October 9, 1954 - February 10, 2016


View Tribute »

Gerald Dalton

January 13, 1937 - February 9, 2016


View Tribute »

Louise McPherson

October 15, 1921 - February 8, 2016


View Tribute »

Jean Denise Alexander

April 25, 1955 - February 5, 2016

Jean Denise Alexander, 60, passed away on Friday, February 5th, 2016 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs CA, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. She was surrounded by close family and friends, and the prayers of many others who loved her. On Thursday, February 11th at 3:00 PM, a Rosary Prayer Service will take place; followed, the next day, by a Mass Of The Resurrection...
View Tribute »

James Rick Wells

March 8, 1929 - January 29, 2016

Rick Wells was born in Bairoil, WY, March 8, 1929. About three years later the depression and dust bowl caused his father Cecil, his mother Ersa and two brothers Jack and Rex to move to Mackay, ID. During World War II, the family moved to Long Beach, CA, where Cecil would work in the shipyards. Rick attended Jordan High School and became active in music and sports. Joining the band and orchestra,...
View Tribute »

Deeanna Howard

May 19, 1940 - January 29, 2016


View Tribute »

Patsy Sommer

August 5, 1929 - Unknown


View Tribute »

Ralph Fingerle

March 8, 1930 - January 27, 2016


View Tribute »

Arlene B. Strong

August 11, 1932 - January 27, 2016


View Tribute »

James L. Scott, Jr.

June 26, 1966 - January 24, 2016


View Tribute »

Alvin R. Spector

October 21, 1930 - January 21, 2016

Dr. Alvin Ralph Spector October 21, 1930 - January 21, 2016 Alvin was a kind and gentle man with a wonderful sense of humor, inquisitive mind, and a strong love and commitment to his immediate and extended family. He was born in Saskatchewan and later moved to Toronto and then Los Angeles. He was a successful anesthesiologist who took great care of thousands of patients who loved his jokes...
View Tribute »

Shirley Rose Chaney

May 31, 1930 - January 19, 2016


View Tribute »

Diana L. Beck

May 6, 1948 - January 18, 2016

Diana L. Beck, 67, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died on January 18, 2016 in her Desert Hot Springs home. A Coachella Valley resident for many years, Diana worked in local government for the cities of Palm Springs and Coachella in the planning departments; the Coachella Valley Association of Governments as the Director of Planning; and retired from the City of Rancho Mirage from the management...
View Tribute »

Sanford Silberman

December 13, 1918 - January 16, 2016


View Tribute »

Georgia Tyrrell

February 22, 1919 - January 12, 2016


View Tribute »

Corey Jacob Rosenthal

July 2, 1991 - January 11, 2016

Son, Brother, Nephew, Grandson, Cousin, Friend, and so much more than this. Corey was a sweet, thoughtful, hard-working, and determined young man. He was also very private and never wanted to trouble anyone or cause a fuss. He had so many sides of him, which only added to how special he was. His interest in music went from Ramones to Johnny Cash. His styles ranged from punk to country. He...
View Tribute »

Genevieve Hauck

September 19, 1919 - January 10, 2016


View Tribute »

Gary Borden

July 28, 1939 - January 2, 2016


View Tribute »

Leona Kiley

September 10, 1931 - January 2, 2016


View Tribute »

Norma Cole

July 26, 1919 - December 31, 2015


View Tribute »

Gerald Antalick

April 18, 1952 - December 31, 2015


View Tribute »

Kenneth Bumgarner

January 5, 1924 - December 30, 2015


View Tribute »

Joy Somes

December 21, 1925 - December 29, 2015


View Tribute »

Evelyn De Nicola

March 21, 1931 - December 27, 2015


View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More »

Wiefels Cremation and Funeral Services
690 South Vella Road
Palm Springs, CA 92264 map it

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
View Website

flowers logo
Flowers»

Send Flowers.

Tributes.com Partner