STEVEN JEFFERY BALES Steven Jeffery Bales, age 60, a resident of San Clemente, Calif. passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. He was born in Inglewood, Calif. on April 14, 1956. Steve was a creative free spirit who loved music, his dogs, cooking, the beach and his family. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Bales. Steve leaves behind his daughters, Candace (Donny) Hoversten of Dassel, Minn. and Aileen Bales of Angels Camp, Calif.; mother, Darlyne Watson of Fort Mohave, Ariz.; girlfriend, April Calnan of San Clemente, Caif.; siblings, Douglas (Angelique) Bales of Lake Stevens, Wash., David (Starr) Bales of San Clemente, Calif., Laura (Mark) Baumgartner of Huntsville, Ala. and Karen (Vance) McCollough of Dallas, Texas; 2 grandsons, Oliver and Teddy Hoversten; and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Steve’s life will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Doheny State Beach, Group Picnic Area “A”, Dana Point, Calif. Visit our Obituary Guest Book at www.mohavedailynews.com. See more Livestock Livestock on Oodle.