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Services for woman who died from flu in Bakersfield scheduled for Thursday and Friday

Posted: 2:47 PM, Jan 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-01 16:40:30Z
Services for woman who died from flu in Bakersfield scheduled for Thursday and Friday

Services for the woman who passed away from the flu in Bakersfield have been scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

Family members say Michelle Lynn Maroney- Palencia passed away on Jan. 17 after contracting the virus, which has nearly killed 100 people this season alone.

Palencia is the only known person to have died from flu-related complications in Kern County this season.

Family members said a viewing will be on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. followed by a rosary at 7:30 p.m. at Elizabeth Ann Seton Church located at 12300 Reina Road.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at the church, followed by a burial at Green Lawn Cemetery.