Paul Henry Bracken, 96, of Turlock, passed away Saturday at Brandel Manor in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 11, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Turlock. Interment to follow at Patterson District Cemetery in Patterson.
Kenneth Ray Lowe, 74, of Modesto, finished his long battle with MS and went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by his family, on Dec. 5. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at Allen Mortuary, 247 North Broadway in Turlock. A celebration of Ken's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 at Shelter Cove, 4242 Coffee Rd., Modesto.
Myrna Lea (Haile) Johnson, 80, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 1, 2009, after a short illness. She will always be remembered for her lilting laugh. Myrna was born in Haviland, Kansas to W. Oral Haile and M. May (Stotts) Haile in 1929. She started school in Kansas, but in 1938 moved with her family to Turlock. Here, she attended grade school and graduated from Turlock High School in 1947. Myrna married Earl Sasser in 1948, and began her family in Tracy, Calif., where her three children were born. She began her employment as a bookkeeper at First ...
Services for Shamoeil Baba, 71 of Turlock, are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Saint Thomas Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church, 2901 N. Berkeley Ave., Turlock. It will be officiated by Father Kmal Bidawid. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Peggy Green, 73, passed away at home on Nov. 28 with her three daughters by her side. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, 3050 Winton Way in Atwater. A funeral service will be held at noon on Thursday, Dec. 10, also at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, with a burial to follow at Winton District Cemetery.
Ruth Dorris Fliflet Lemos entered into her eternal reward on October 23, 2009, after devoting nearly 60 years of her life as an Assemblies of God missionary to Brazil. Teamed up with her dedicated husband, John, they established a ministry which reached the entire country of Brazil and touched lives around the world.
Pat McCloud, 53, of Turlock, succumbed on Nov. 27 to injuries received in a Nov. 3 motorcycle accident. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home.
J. Guadalupe Mercado, 69, of Delhi, peacefully entered the presence of the Lord on Nov. 27. A viewing is scheduled from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, with a holy rosary to follow at 6 p.m. at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. A mass in his honor will be celebrated at 12 noon on Friday, Dec. 4, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Ave. in Turlock. Interment will take place at a later date in Jalisco, Mexico.
Mary Ahlborn, 88, of Hughson, passed away in peace on Nov. 27 at the Alexander Hospice in Hughson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd.