William "Bill" Beatty, who lived many years in Modesto, died on Dec. 19, 2009. A graduate of Turlock High School, he was the first child born to a family in the Delhi Land Settlement. Bill was the son of the late Dr. Walter K. Beatty and Matilde Garcia Beatty.
Evelyn Aldridge, 83, of Turlock, passed away on Dec. 16 at St. Francis Care Center in Turlock. She was a homemaker for 50 years. Private services will be held. Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Ilo Bell of Auburn.
Chris Anderson, 47, was born in Turlock to Carl Lawrence "Dux" Anderson and Linda Anderson. He died at home in Chicago Park, Calif. on Dec. 3, under the care of Hospice of the Sierra Nevada, after treatment for cancer was discontinued.
Evelyn Elston was born in Van Nuys, Calif. She moved to Turlock in 1949 and graduated Turlock High School in 1959. She attended Modesto Junior College and graduated from Bethany Bible College in Santa Cruz in 1964. She lived in Venice, Calif. after marrying James Aulds and taught school in the Watts District of LA. During this time her son James was born. She married Joe Elston in 1992.