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Miguel Angel Sanchez

Miguel was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico to his parents, Antonio and Maria Sanchez on Sept. 8, 1983. At the age of three, he moved with his family to the small towns of San Joaquin and Kerman before setting in Turlock in 1994. He attended Turlock Junior High School and graduated from Turlock High School in 2001, where he enjoyed playing football. He worked as an independent distributor for Mission Foods for 10 years. On Dec. 27, 2008, Miguel married his wife, Amy. He loved fishing, boating, snowboarding, golfing, spending time with his family, and travelling. He especially loved visiting ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Oliver Henry Pollinger

Oliver Pollinger, 57, of Knights Ferry, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. He was born in Turlock, grew up in Delhi, and graduated from Livingston High School in 1971. He worked for 32 years as a warehouse supervisor for Weyerhauser Paper Company. During this same time he also worked as a farmer, raising grapes on 40 acres and helping with the harvest every year. Oliver was very active, serving as a volunteer fireman with the Delhi Fire Department, and he also found time for target shooting, wood-cutting, and camping. He married his wife, Tami Pollinger, in October ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Alfred V. Padilla

Al Padilla, 75, of Turlock, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House on Aug. 6 after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Hanford to Nazario and Soledad Padilla. He spent most of his growing up years in Mexico City before moving to Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 through 1963. After his discharge from the Navy, he started working with the Owens Corning Fiberglass Company where he worked as a quality control supervisor. He was married to Carol (Anderson) Padilla. They lived in San Jose and moved to Tumwater, Wash. when he retired ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Mamie Lucas

Mamie was born in Gustine to parents J.M. and Emelia Santos in 1921. She enjoyed being a homemaker for her husband and children. She was also a 4-H leader and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mamie loved baseball, camping, fishing and travelling.

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Michael Duane Leedom

Michael Leedom, 61, passed away on July 9 at home in the company of his loving wife, Barbara. Mike was a steadfast member of the Society of the Friends of Bill W. for 24 years. Mike found great joy in counseling people in recovery and spending time with his three beloved dogs. He graduated from Fresno State with a degree in criminology. He was a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, Va. He worked for the Fresno Police Department, was a volunteer fireman in Turlock, and was a sergeant of the Police Administration at the Stanislaus Campus of ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Delores Russell Overlock

Delores Russell Overlock passed away on Friday, Aug. 6 at Community Regional Hospital in Fresno. Delores was born in 1932 in Calexico, the fourth child born to Steve and Nellie Russell. She graduated from Madera High School in 1950. She spent a good deal of her working life as a waitress at restaurants, including over 30 years at several Denny's restaurants. She retired from working after 15 years as a Wal-Mart People Greeter in Turlock. She enjoyed being around and talking with people.

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


George L. Price

George L. Price, 82, of Sun City West, Ariz., passed away peacefully on Aug. 6. He was born in Big Springs, Kansas on April 12, 1928. George and family lived in Hilmar from 1946 to 1960. He was a member of Hilmar Covenant Church. He was employed with Corey's Shoe Store in Turlock. George retired in Sun City West, Ariz. in 1992, after many years in the children's shoe business. Through the years he enjoyed golf, china and oil painting, baking bread, riding his bike, walking, and the fellowship of family and good friends. He was a member ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Patrick John Trevethan

Patrick John Trevethan, 47, of Santa Barbara, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 1 after a courageous seven-month battle with cancer. He was born in San Jose and grew up in Carpinteria before moving to Turlock in 1981 to attend CSU Stanislaus and compete in track and cross country. Patrick received his bachelor of science in Political Science while pursuing a career in food and beverage, working for Saga, Marriott's, and OB Sports. Patrick later earned a teaching credential in Culinary Arts and taught in the Turlock Unified School District for six years. Patrick enjoyed spending time with his children ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


John W. Donley

John Donley, 87, of Modesto, passed away at his home two days before his 88th birthday. He was born in Othello, Wash. to John M. and Marie Donley. He grew up and graduated from high school in Othello, and then joined the U.S. Navy. John served in some of the main activities of World War II, including service at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. After returning to the U.S., he worked for over 40 years as a route salesman distributing food to retailers. His routes were first in the Spokane area and later in the Los Angeles and Bakersfield ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Selina “Nana” Mae Winters

Selina was one of eight children born to Patrick and Elsie Tobin. She was born and raised in Newport, RI and moved to Turlock in 1955 to be near her family. She was employed for several years by International Paper Plant in Turlock and in Southern California. Selina, who was fondly called "Nana" by most everyone who knew her, loved her family. She especially loved her great grandchildren, and she was a friend to everyone. She had a full life and her share of tragedies, but she was strong and always positive. Her sense of humor and her wonderful stories ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Mava Charlotte Sapp

Mava Charlotte Sapp passed away peacefully on Aug. 6. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mava was born in Oklahoma, moved to Texas, and attended West Texas A&I. She met and married Ray Sapp during WW II while he was on active duty with the Navy, and they settled in Turlock after the war. After early years at home with the children, Mava worked in accounting at Medic Alert and ultimately in the accounting department at CSU Stanislaus. Mava was a faithful and active member of the First United Presbyterian Church, as well as an avid reader ...

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Danny L. Petty

Danny L. Petty, 62, passed away Saturday at home surrounded by his family.

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Deputy district attorney dies at 42

Nate Baker, a deputy district attorney for the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office died suddenly Thursday morning.

August 06, 2010 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | OBITS


Elsie Marie Carlson

Elsie Marie Carlson, 79, passed away at Brandel Transitional Nursing Center in Turlock on Aug. 6. Elsie was born in Ferndale to Joseph and Angelina Ferreira. She attended Orland Joint Union Elementary School and Del Puerto (Patterson) High School. She married William on Feb. 24, 1962 and moved to Delhi where they farmed grapes and almonds. She was a member of the Turlock Friendship Club and an active member of the St. Jude Catholic Parish in Livingston. She loved shopping, manicures, and spoiling her granddaughter.

August 06, 2010 | | OBITS


Jerry Schell

Jerry Schell, 79, of Denair, passed away on Thursday, July 29 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born in Rocky Comfort, Mo. to Earl and Mina Schell in 1930. Jerry was raised there until he was 13, when his family moved to Delhi.

August 06, 2010 | | OBITS


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Douglas Lee Merritt

Douglas "Doug" Merritt, 71, was born to LaVerne and Maxine Merritt in Turlock. He passed away at home on Monday.

January 16, 2018 | | OBITS


Glen Dean Winans

Glen was the first born child of Glenn and Ruby Winans on May 6, 1929, in Topeka, Kansas. His younger brother, Dale, was born about ...

January 12, 2018 | | OBITS


Ellie Kenefick Crean

Ellie was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Vincent and Eleanor Kenefick and passed away at the age of 70 after an extended illness. She was ...

January 12, 2018 | | OBITS


Victor Francis Velleca

Victor was born at Landstuhl, Germany Military Hospital in 1963 and passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a long illness. At ...

January 12, 2018 | | OBITS


Mary E. Weiss

Mary Elizabeth Greene Weiss went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Monday morning, December 18, 2017.

January 12, 2018 | | OBITS


Souraya I. Aziz

Souraya I. Aziz, 87 years old, died peacefully on January 10th, 2018 in Turlock, California. Souraya was born May 7th, 1930 in Beirut, Lebanon, daughter ...

January 12, 2018 | | OBITS


Yvonne Neal

Yvonne was born in Stigler, Oklahoma to John and Myrtle Basden and passed away at the age of 86 in Hughson. She was a loving ...

January 09, 2018 | | OBITS


Eddie Fernando Gonzales Jr. “Chili”

Eddie Fernando Gonzales Jr., a lover of life and beloved son, brother, nephew, cousin and grandson, was taken from us unexpectedly in a tragic auto ...

January 09, 2018 | | OBITS


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