Maria Santos Lucas, 92, died Oct. 6, 2009, at Turlock Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A combined Rosary and Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 20263 American Ave., Hilmar. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Jo Ann Lucy Gomes passed away on Monday evening at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., with visitation and services following at 11 a.m. Burial will be held at Turlock Memorial Park on Saturday, Oct. 10.
Robert Edward Daniels, 84, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 7, 2009.
Linda J. Cederwall, 56, passed away on Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her husband, daughter and family. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Allen Mortuary, in Turlock. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 12 at Crossroads Church in Turlock.
With over 700 bills sitting on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk waiting to be signed or vetoed in the latest version of partisan politics between the Governor and the State Legislature, sheriffs and other law enforcement leaders from around the state have joined forces to urge the Governor to put aside political haggling and sign a critical yet obscure bill, Assembly Bill 286. Frankly, there are a dozen or so bills of importance to day-to-day operations of law enforcement agencies across this state that require and deserve the Governor's signature.
A study was quietly released last week by the governor that highlighted the absolute abuse that California families, small businesses and farmers are taking from over-regulation by bureaucrats in state government.
Memorial services for James Galey, 87, will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 9 at Samaritan Village Chapel, 7700 Fox Rd., Hughson.
William Stefanelli, 49, of Los Banos, died Aug. 30. A celebration of life service will be held for friends and family at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10 at the Elks Club in Los Banos.
Joe V. Silveira, 82, of Newman, passed away Saturday at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m., followed by a rosary and funeral mass at 10 a.m., on Oct. 8 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles in Gustine. Interment to follow at Hills Ferry Cemetery in Newman.
Roberta Shaver, 93, of Hilmar, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 7 at Allen Mortuary. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Crows Landing Chapel, 18601 Crows Landing Rd., Crows Landing, with burial to follow in Hilmar.
Mark Maggard, 51, passed away at his home in Mountain Home, Idaho. A memorial service was held at The Rock in Mountain Home, on Oct. 6, 2009. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home, Idaho.
Bernadine Louise Lane, 84, of Oakdale, died Oct. 2, 2009, at Oak Valley Hospital. Her last day she enjoyed spending time with family and friends before she peacefully passed away in her sleep.
Matthew Jordan lost his battle with cancer on Oct. 1. He was a loving husband, father, son and brother. He will be missed by many. Memorial pending at San Joaquin National Cemetery.
Eloyce Johnson, 91, of Turlock, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sept. 29, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10 at Monte Vista Chapel.
Jo Ann Lucy Gomes, 74, passed away on Monday evening at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 North Soderquist Rd. Memorial services will follow. Burial will be held on Oct. 10 at Turlock Memorial Park.
The Denair Coyotes held down their home turf at Jack W. Lytton Stadium Friday night when they defeated the visiting Argonaut High Mustangs, 18-14, in an all-out defensive battle.
• Saud Salamh and Carlo Sharmoug of Salida are the parents of a 6-pound-13-ounce girl born Sept. 11 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Arrrrr. Children in Keyes were treated to a number of pirate related events at the Keyes Library on Thursday afternoon in celebration of the International "Talk like a Pirate Day" on Friday.
I was disappointed to learn of Gary Soiseth's opposition to Measure B - the proposed half-cent sales tax dedicated to fixing Turlock roads. However, my disappointment quickly turned to frustration as I read Soiseth's rational for opposing Measure B.
Gary Soiseth is a really nice young man, but he has very little experience or involvement with the City of Turlock and only recently became a resident. Mike Brem has been a resident for over 20 years, he is a proven business leader - as the CEO of a very successful local business with over 100 employees, he has served in leadership roles with the Chamber of Commerce, is a longtime member and past president of Turlock Rotary, and has been a member of the city's planning commission for many years. Mike is very familiar with Turlock's unique needs ...
Jay Jensen was born on January 28, 1933, in Luck, Wisconsin, and passed away surrounded by his family on September 17, 2014, in Turlock, California. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, and grandfather, but to many others he was known as the owner of the 7-Eleven on Geer Road in Turlock. He was a proud veteran who served in the Air Force in Tripoli from 1952 - 1956. After his military service, he moved to Michigan where he became a senior product designer for Hamill Manufacturing where he held two patent designs, most notably the retractable seatbelt. In 1978 ...
Marie Livingston, 89, of Turlock, passed away peacefully at Brandel Manor. Marie was born in Martin, South Dakota to Neil and Bessie O'Blenness. She grew up in Wenatchee, Washington, graduating from Wenatchee High School. Marie married the love of her life, Oliver Livingston, in December of 1943 while he was in the Army Air Corps. She cared for their first-born daughter, Barbara, during Oliver's tour of duty in Europe during World War II. Her family grew to five lovely children who celebrate her life.
In loving memory of Jan Prather who peacefully passed away early Saturday morning in her home. She went to join her husband Hank Prather who had passed just a year ago. She grew up in Modesto and lived most of her life in the area. She had worked at Payless Market in Lockeford for several years. She started as a cashier where people would stand in long lines just to see her. She became the head of the bakery department there where she loved to bake. She is survived by her brother Jeff Cravens in Modesto, her sister Joy Castillo ...
Douglas Lee, age 52, passed away after a brief illness in Aptos, CA. A native of Turlock, Doug was a 1980 graduate of Turlock High, and received his BS degree in Geology from Stanislaus State University.
Kathryn was born on May 6, 1927 to George and Bessie Hendryx in Salisaw OK. She came to Turlock, CA with her parents and brother, Jacob in 1942. She went to work for California Frozen Foods where she met Robert "Bob" Holder, the one and only love of her life. They were married on June 22, 1945 and spent 69 wonderful years together.
The King Fire burning in El Dorado County has prompted local air officials to issue a health cautionary statement for smoke impacts in surrounding counties, including Stanislaus and Merced, for as long as the fire continues to burn.
Turlock tennis head coach Linda Bejaran said the girls were a bit nervous going into their opening league game on Tuesday, but it wasn't apparent as most of her players finished with confidence - and a 7-2 victory over a visiting Atwater team.
Conservatives rightly point out that America is a nation of laws. No one should be exempt. That's why many oppose amnesty and other paths to citizenship for illegal immigrants who are here now.