Jeannette O'Hagan-Valdivia, 56, of Lakeport, Calif., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 4 in Hilmar with her family at her side. There will be a private family gathering at a later date.
Joginder Singh, 60, passed away at his residence in Turlock on Oct. 8, 2009. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Allen Mortuary, 247 North Broadway, Turlock. A Sikh funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 16 at Allen Mortuary.
Alma-Fae Schreffler passed away on Oct. 1, 2009 in Santa Rosa, Calif. at the age of 85. She was born April 1924 to George and Freda Schreffler in Berkeley, Calif. She moved to Los Angeles as a small child, where she started school. She came to Turlock in 1934, and attended the old Lourel School. She moved to the Santa Rosa area in 1939, and made her home there since that time.
Shamsher Kaur Sahota, 76, left for heavenly abode on Oct. 5, 2009. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Allen Mortuary. A funeral service will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Allen Mortuary, with cremation following. Bhog at Gurdwara Sahib Turlock following cremation.
Private services were held for Gwendolyn Marie Reno, 77, of Modesto.
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.
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.
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.