Janette was born on June 29, 1951, to Lloyd and Darlene Castles in Baker, Ore. She passed away on April 9, 2010, in French Camp, Calif. at the young age of 58 years old. She was a graduate of Denair High School. Janette was a housewife and married to her best friend, Gerald, for 33 years. She was a very active member of the Church of Christ. Janette deeply loved her family and enjoyed holidays and camping trips together. The greatest joy in our lives, that we will miss dearly, is her ritual yearly birthday calls to each member of ...
Jess Solis was born on Oct. 22, 1933, in El Paso, Texas, and passed away at the age of 76 surrounded by his family.
Liza Oroumieh was born in Almawar, Russia. She moved to Urmia, Iran and married Samson of Abdolah Kandi. They went on to have a total of six children. She lived in Urmia, Masjed, Suleiman and Tehran. She moved to Chicago in 1976 with family, then moved to Turlock in 1983, where she resided until her passing.
Visitation for Jose Matilde Perez, 63, of Ceres, will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock. A Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. on April 15, also at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. A funeral mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 16 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Ave., Turlock. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Edna "Pearl" Sullivan, 84, of Ceres, passed away peacefully on Sunday at Brandel Manor. She was born in Call City, Okla. She came to California in earlier years with her husband, Wesley, by way of Texas and Arizona. They raised their family and stayed busy working in the food industry. They enjoyed traveling and eating out. In their travels, they often went back to Arkansas, Oklahoma and Arizona to visit family and old friends.
Mary Aronhalt was born to Hugh and Gertrude Oldham in Crocker, Mo. She went through school in Missouri and married Noble Hooten in St. Louis, Mo. in 1946. He passed away in 1963, after 17 years of marriage. Mary was a hard worker. She worked in an ammunition plant during World War II and worked for years in a variety of canneries including Hunts in Hayward and Rogers Brothers in Turlock. Even after her years of employment, she kept busy making and selling jewelry at flea markets until age 70. Mary was known for her homemade cookies. Even in later ...
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 17 for Francisca Gardea Sandoval of Patterson, who died Tuesday at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
On Monday, April 5, God called back one of his perfect children. A beautiful baby boy of 19 months, Blake Alexander White, was taken from us suddenly in his sleep. Blake was born Aug. 21, 2008, to proud parents, Samuel Palmer White and Stacey Leigh Baptista White in Novato, Calif. To say Blake was an extraordinary boy is an understatement. His smile melted hearts and his personality made people laugh and smile in every situation. Blake's first instinct was to love and love he did. We are crushed by our loss, but we will continue to search for comfort ...
Tom Vieira Perry was born in Ceres, Calif. to Thomas and Mary Perry on Sept. 24, 1952. His father passed at a early age and so the children, along with their mother, worked the family dairy in Denair. He attended Gratton School and graduated from Hughson High in 1969. He enlisted in the Army at the age of 18 and was sent to Vietnam. While in the military, he was trained in engine repair, which after his return home became his life work.
Ignacio Joseph Galvan, 83, died April 5 at his residence in Turlock.
Alfredo Rodrigues Alves, 63, of Hilmar, died Tuesday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born in 1946 in Doza, Ribeiras, Terceira, Azores.
Harnam Singh, 86, of Merced, passed away on Tuesday in Merced. He was born in India to Thakar Das and Partapi Kaur in 1924. Harnam was a banker for 40 years in India. He immigrated to San Jose in 1990, and then settled in Merced in 2002. He was a member of the Livingston Sikh Temple. Harnam loved to read. God and family were his life.
Donald Edward Goodwill, 53, of Turlock, died March 17 in Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Private services were held.
Baby boy Theron M. Weaver was born at Emanuel Medical Center and passed away in his parents' arms. He is survived by his mother and father, Melissa A. Hibbs and Joseph R. Weaver; siblings, Jacolby, Autumn, Cameron and Owen Weaver; grandparents, Don and Gina Brown and Carol Weaver; aunts, Heather Weaver and Samantha Brown; uncle, Joshua Brown; and great grandmother, Lorene Brown. Theron Weaver was preceded in death by his grandpa, Jack Weaver; and great grandfather, John Brown. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 12 at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd.
Polly Crockett, 94, of Turlock, was born in Handley, Texas to Henry and Essie Pearcy. She grew up in Texas and Oklahoma and married the love of her life, Luther D. Crockett, on Dec. 25, 1932 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Together they raised three daughters. The family moved to Southern California in 1938, where Luther worked on a dairy. They moved to Hilmar and owned a vineyard for a time. Later, they moved back to Southern California and Luther worked for Boeing Aircraft. Then they moved to Turlock in 1960. After Luther retired, he began working in real estate. Luther ...
David died as the result of injuries from a motorcycle accident not far from his home in Ballico.
Phillip W. Sondeno 94 passed away peacefully on June 17, 2016 surrounded by his wife and family at his home in Medford, Oregon.
Leona was born in Modesto, CA to Bernard and Ruth Farr. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and her husband Bill ...
Jack Clements, 67, passed away July 26, 2016 in Delhi, CA.
Long time Turlock physician, Kenneth Mitchem, passed away July 25, 2016, in Vancouver, WA, where he had moved recently to be closer to his family.
Shirrell Dunkin, 69, of Modesto, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Shirrell was born in Yuba City, CA to Fred and Maxine Camren. She ...
Willis "Bill" Turner Sperry, age 90, passed away on July 20, 2016, Hughson, Ca.
James is survived by his wife Teeny Allen; children Michael Allen of Modesto and Sandy (Mike) Fraser of Walnut Creek; siblings Phyllis Skidgel of Colorado ...
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