Thomas D. Robertson, 78, of Baldwin Park, passed away Friday at Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia. A prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Interment to follow at Patterson District Cemetery in Patterson.
Gwendolyn Gardner, 60, of Turlock, died Oct. 8 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St., Turlock.
Ray Mathews, 83, of Patterson, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway in Turlock. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 26, also at Allen Mortuary.
Eula Hunter, 90, of Millbrae, died Sept. 21 in Millbrae, Calif. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Whitehurst, Norton, & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St., Turlock.
Simano Samano, 74, of Modesto, died Oct. 17 in Modesto. Services were held at St. George Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East.
Rebecca (Hilburn) Johnson, 39, of Turlock, died Oct. 13, 2009.
Charles "Chuck" Hudson, 64, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center.
Henry Reed, 72 of Turlock, died at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock on Oct. 11. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Redwood Chapel, 847 Woodside Blvd., Redwood City. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at University A.M.E. Zion Church, 3549 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Poortarvirdi passed away at the age of 54 on Thursday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Assyrian Evangelical Church in Turlock.
Bud Parker was born in Forsyth, Mont. to Cline and Lela Parker in August 1935. He lived in Eureka, Calif. for years before moving to the Turlock area in 1992. He was a manager in the plumbing and building supply industry before starting his own business. He was a gifted craftsman and specialized in furniture restoration as well as building custom specialty items. He had a heart for helping people and often reached out to listen and help those in need around him.
Kevin William Michael went to be with the Lord on Oct. 11, 2009, due to a tragic car accident. A memorial service to celebrate Kevin's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 30 at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave., Modesto.
Viewing for Joginder Singh Lakhanpal will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23 at Allen Mortuary. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Oct. 24 at Allen Mortuary.
Jose Luis Herrera-Galindo, 52, of Delhi passed away at Memorial Medical Center after being in a car accident. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 19 at Allen Mortuary, with the rosary to follow at 6 p.m. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
In loving memory of a great mother and grandmother; Nana will be missed dearly by her children Gary, Cindy, Susan and Shelly; and 10 grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband John Storment; children Charlene (Wayne) Fry of Turlock and Cathleen Siler of Delhi; stepchildren Edward Storment and Jennifer Storment, both of Delhi; brother Ed (Alice) Suszynski of June Lake, CA; grandchildren Jaime, Kathryn, Eric, Kayla and Ricardo; great grandchildren Aleigha, Bryson, Ryleigh, Lauryn and Madison.
He is survived by his son Benjamin Hake of Denair; siblings Robert (Vicky) Hake of Denair, Linda (Ted) Pinson of Ohio, Sandra (Allen) Niles of Wyoming; and two grandchildren Marcus and Nicolas Hake of Denair. Doug was preceded in death by his wife Josephine in 2004, his parents Leland and Margaret Hake, and sister Carol Alford.
Launa was born in Hazard County, Kentucky to James and Cassie Begley and passed away at the age of 80 in Turlock, California. She was one of eight children who grew up in a modest home in Kentucky. At the age of twelve, her family moved to Oakland, California. She graduated from Biola University, where she also met her husband Ted Dixon; together they shared 45 years of marriage until he passed away in 2006.
She is survived by her daugters Tamara and Kelin Hritz; adopted daughter Christine Alcantara; brother Ken Feliciano; Godson/nephew Carl Rose; nieces Megan and Kristin Feliciano; nieces/nephews William and Paula Fredson; cousin Kimberly Vally; her best friends Roxanne Grubb, Judi Price and Pamela McGuire, and her dogs Copper, Lucky, Puppy and Maggy.
Jonah Peter Parker, son of Adam and Danae Parker, was born at 10:41 p.m. on Jan. 13, 2015 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, CA. He weighed 5 lbs., 4 oz. and was 17.5 inches tall. He spent his short time on Earth in the arms of his loving parents. Jonah passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father just one hour after he was born.
Survived by his children William Cox Thornton III (son), Kelby Thornton (daughter) Tamara Thornton (daughter in law) and Alina Thornton (granddaughter). He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Thornton.
Larry is survived by his wife Beverley Smith, two children: Jenae Smith Worsham (Bill) and Byran Smith (Holly), grandkids: Dusty Worsham and Zane Smith, mother-in-law: Patricia Cash, sisters: Geneva Herrington Meza (Gil) and Kathy Smith Specker (Dan), parents: Charles Smith (Donna) and preceded in death by his mother Bernice Smith and father-in-law Bill Cash.
Rinks Atsushi Sano was born on Bacon Island in the Sacramento Delta to Suyehichi and Tsute Sano. He passed away on Friday afternoon at Mercy Medical Center in Merced. His father moved his family to Yerington, Nevada when Rinks was a toddler to work as a sharecropper. After living in Nevada for a few years, the family moved to Livingston to work in farming for the Kishi family. Rinks graduated from Livingston High School in 1940. In 1942, Executive Order 9066 forced Rinks and his family first to the Merced Assembly Center at the Merced Fairgrounds, and then on to ...
Marian Ciriscioli, 90, of Turlock passed away January 24, 2015 surrounded by her loving
Warren is survived by his two daughters Cheryl Santos of Newman, CA and Joanie Hall of Torrance, CA, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his second wife Margaret Brown and his son Gary Eugene Brown in 2006, one sister and one brother.
She is survived by her children Roxanne Eaves, Michelle (Jermaine Davis) Howard and Andrew Rochin; father Donald Rochin; siblings Donna Marr, Anthony Rochin and Mark Rochin and six grandchildren Tyler, Jacqueline, D'Mya, Janessa, Jasmine and Darwin. Ann is preceded in death by her mother and sister Janet Barrios.
Don is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marjorie Ann Sorensen Green; two sons Roger (Nancy) Green of Modesto, and Douglas (Dee) Green of Vacaville, son-in-law Melvin (Barbara) Bradley of Oakdale, three grandchildren: Cheryle (Raquel) Fleming-Bradley of Clovis, Ryan Green and Jason Green of Modesto; a great-grandson Tanner Bradley, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at Mar Addai Church of the East on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 am with burial to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Baljit is survived by her husband Gurbachan Sandhu, and four children: Harjit Bhatti, Daljit Lehal, Parmjit Sanhu, and Gurdip Sandhu.
She is survived by her children: Calvin (Eileen) Olson in Modesto; Kathy (Michael) Rossmann in Grand Junction, CO; Joyce (Mark) Koontz in Richmond, VA; and Dean (Joyce) Olson in Santa Clara; sister Ruth Rupel in LaVerne; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley Olson and four siblings.