Annie VonGunten, 80, of Delhi, died Nov. 20 at Emanuel Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 25 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27 at Winton Cemetery District, 7651 Almond Ave., Winton. Burial will be at Winton Cemetery District.
Connie Sue Copeland, 44, of Winton, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 17 in Merced, surrounded by her loving family. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life memorial service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28 at Secondary Baptist Church, 501 Q St., Merced. Inurnment is private.
Joseph Aschwanden, 80, of Turlock, passed away on Monday, Nov. 23 at Emanuel Medical Center. Visitation will be at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27 at Allen Mortuary, followed by a funeral at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
Jerry Van Winkle, 52, died Nov. 17 at Doctors Hospital in Modesto. There will be a gathering for family and friends from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 at 12344 26-Mile Road, Oakdale, in the Recreation Hall.
David Freitas, 84, of Hilmar, died Nov. 17 at Doctor's Medical Center in Modesto. Services have been held. Burial will be at North Hilmar District Cemetery.
Ana Moushoul, 83, of Turlock, died Nov. 21 at Emanuel Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 25 at St. Thomas Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church, 2901 N. Berkley Ave., in Turlock. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Filomena Garcia, 99, of Livingston, died Nov. 19 at Emanuel Medical Center. Services have been held. Burial will be in Mexico.
As everyone who watches the evening news knows, in the western United States wildfires and forest fires are common enough in the late summer. Young people work diligently on fire-crews here in the West, fighting one of nature's great forces. Out-of-control blazes in our National Forests are all but an annual event, with only the number and intensity of the fires varying from year to year.
The Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team used a balanced attack and put on a second-half surge as the Warriors defeated American Sports University, 96-74, Friday night at Warrior Arena.
Diego Lopez, 41, of Modesto passed away unexpectedly at Kaiser Permanente of Modesto last week. Diego is survived by his parents, Jose and Ramona Lopez of Modesto; and nine siblings.
Roudel passed away with his loving wife, Samrideh, and daughter, Linda, by his side. Roudel was a member of the Civic Club for many years. He enjoyed traveling and having picnics with family and friends. He leaves behind his wife, Samrideh; daughter, Linda; grandson, Ben; and granddaughter, Benita. A special thank you to his cousin Fred Younan, who was more like a brother he has been such a tremendous help to his family.
Jorge Jacome, 88, of Delhi passed in Modesto on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Doctor's Hospital. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico to Baltazar Jacome and Rose Flores Sanchez in 1921. Jorge lived in Mexico until the age of 21, when he moved to Chicago. In 1943, Jorge moved to San Jose and in 1992, settled in Delhi. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses.
Daniel Ray Murphy was born on Sept. 9, 1946 in Modesto and went to into rest on Nov. 19, 2009, after a two-year battle with an illness.
Pat was born in San Francisco on April 4, 1950 to Ken and Bea Young and passed away in Madera on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, with his wife and friends by his side.
A suffering child can often find comfort in an animal.
It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.
Virginia Fay Black Domecq was born in 1917 in Goltry, Oklahoma. At the age of 9 months she moved with her family to Fairmont, Missouri, where the family resided until March of 1929.
Emma Alvarado, 80, passed away on Nov. 19, 2014 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Where's the outrage?
• Tracy Baez of Livingston is the mother of a 7-pound-4-ounce boy born Nov. 15 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Next week is Thanksgiving, my second favorite holiday after Christmas. It is a time when we reflect on the many blessings we enjoy. I have been here almost one year, and I have noticed many great qualities of our Stanislaus communities. I would like to express my thanks for those qualities, and what they have meant to me and my family.
The City of Turlock provides several proactive and reactive approaches for dealing with storm related problems such as flooding, water storage and contingency planning. During storm events, many problems may occur. Some of these problems are merely inconveniences while others pose serious threats to safety or property. If you have a storm related problem, you can contact Municipal Services at 668-5590. To report problems after normal business hours or on holidays, call Police Services at 668-1200.
Jeffrey Lee Brown, 35, of Irvine, CA died November 17 from the devastating disease of ALS. He was born on February 19, 1979 in Yuma, Arizona. He graduated from Liberty University Law School in May of 2013, passed the California state bar and started working as a lawyer in April of 2014.
Leona Dingler was born in Hilmar, CA to Marie and Gerald Wells on August 25, 1933. She was 81 years old.
The congregation of Turlock Covenant Church, along with staff from the City of Turlock's Neighborhood Services Unit and Parks, Recreation, and Public Facilities went to work Saturday on a project to spruce up some of the alleys on Turlock's Westside.
Lillian Tamraz Babbitt Moore passed away on November 9th 2014, she was 86 years old.
Rodney Dean "Rod" Geving, 61, Dickinson, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn., after losing his battle with cancer. Services for Rodney will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church, New England, with Rev. Bruce Peterson officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Rainy Butte Cemetery, south of New England. Military honors will be provided by the New England American Legion Anton Ulijohn Post 66. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
After 10 years as part of the coaching staff at California State University, Stanislaus, Christina Lore has resigned from her post as head coach of the women's volleyball program.
Call them Road Warriors, or what you will. The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team has taken down the top seed in the West as the Warriors defeated Western Washington, 1-0, Saturday afternoon.
Living off the free throw line in the second half, the Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team rallied to defeat Montana State Billings, 75-68, Saturday night at the Penguin Preseason Challenge.