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Donald James Volk

A Memorial Service will be held on this Thursday, December 1st, 1pm at Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock, reception to follow.

November 29, 2016 | | OBITS


Beryl K. Ringgenberg

Born in northwestern England, Beryl Kathleen Ringgenberg passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 26. Schooled in England, Beryl joined the Royal Air Force as a W.A.A.F. (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) during WWII. Always ready for a new experience, she volunteered for placement at nine different airbases during her tenure in the service as a teleprinter operator. During the war, she met an American serviceman who was her first love. He was killed before he knew he was to be a father to their child, Michael Channing. Beryl moved to the United States where she ...

November 29, 2016 | | OBITS


Jack William Yorker

Jack passed away on November 18, 2016 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, surrounded by his family.

November 29, 2016 | | OBITS


Snapping photos of food wasn't a Kodak moment

The server brought the food to the adjoining table and no sooner had the plates touched the wood, two of the four family members - both teens - whipped out their smartphones and were taking photos.

November 29, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Tree lighting for homicide victims

The District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 19th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil at 6 p.m. Thursday.

November 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Healthcare Hero: Renee Pimentel

If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.

November 29, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Merced College chorale prepares for holiday concert

The Merced College Chorale is making its debut as it presents "We Lift Our Voices," a Christmas holiday choral concert, in the Merced College Theater on Dec. 3.

November 25, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Music


EMC honored for philanthropy

Emanuel Medical Center has received a 2016 National Philanthropy Day award from the Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for its charitable contributions to the community. The hospital, which was nominated for the award by California State University, Stanislaus, was named Outstanding Corporate or Small Business Donor in Philanthropy.

November 25, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Wanda G. Sharpe

Wanda G. Sharpe, a beautiful godly woman, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ this past Sunday. Wanda, one of four siblings was born in Oklahoma to Earl and Veler Bryant in the winter of 1930.

November 25, 2016 | | OBITS


Never talk politics when you're getting your hair cut

These are dangerous times we are living in.

November 22, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Cost of thanksgiving feast sees slight decrease

The American Farm Bureau Federation's 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year's feast for 10 is $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last year's average of $50.11.

November 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Patricia Ann Uekert

Pat Uekert, 89, of Hilmar, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Pat was born in Empire, CA to Leonard and Anna Crews. She lived most of her life in California's Central Valley. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Gary Bartlow, and sister and brother-in-law Carmen and Ster. Glenn. She is survived by her daughter Ann Christensen of Hilmar and sister Shari (Wayne) Gurganus of Morgantown, WV, and grandchildren Eric and Amy.

November 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Anita Rae Dawson

Anita went home to Heaven today after suffering a major stroke.

November 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Mildred C. Horney

Mildred Horney, 99, of Turlock, passed away at Turlock Nursing and Rehab. Center. Mildred was born in El Reno, Oklahoma. She graduated from High School in 1932. Mildred married Gailard Horney in 1964. They were married 47 years before his passing in 2011. Mildred worked for many years as a secretary. She loved volunteering at the Riverbank United Methodist Church, Memorial Hospital, and the Riverbank food bank. She and Gailard loved square dancing, and enjoyed gardening.

November 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Albert “Bud” Mitzel

Albert R. Mitzel, 87, passed away at his Turlock home. Albert was born in Eureka, So. Dakota to Jacob and Katie Mitzel. He attended school there and helped on the family farm where they raised beef cattle. In fact, he quit school after completing the 8th grade to help with the family farm. He met the love of his life, DellaMae Zimmerman, while she was working at the soda fountain in the local Rexall Drug. They were married in the Artas (So. Dakota) Baptist Church in the spring of 1949. The family moved to Turlock, CA in 1961. Bud worked ...

November 22, 2016 | | OBITS


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21st Century Cures Act significant step toward ensuring that those who need help the most get it

Congress has taken a huge step toward bringing our nation's laws in line with modern medicine by passing the 21st Century Cures Act, which ...

December 06, 2016 | By Rep. Jeff Denham | Editorial


It’s raining, it’s pouring, sprinkler systems should be snoring

It is highly recommended to turn off sprinkler systems during the rainy season. This is an easy way to conserve water, without jeopardizing the health ...

December 02, 2016 | | Government


Robert Johnson

After living life to its fullest and on his terms, Bob, age 93, passed peacefully in his sleep on November 23rd, following complications from a ...

December 02, 2016 | | OBITS


State records first flu death in person under 65 years

The California Department of Public Health is reporting the state has recorded the first flu-related fatality of a person under 65 years of age for ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Local libraries offer holiday crafts, marionette show, literacy program in December

Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Hilmar duo arrested for cancer scam

Oakdale Police arrested a 31-year-old Hilmar woman on suspicion of bilking a kind-hearted Oakdale woman out of $8,500 on a bogus story that the ...

December 01, 2016 | BY RICHARD PALOMA Turlock Journal | Crime


Thomas Francis Locke

Thomas Francis Locke, passed away on November 28, 2016. He will always be remembered for his lifelong dedication and love for his family. Many important ...

December 01, 2016 | | OBITS


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