A memorial service for Helen Walters, 92, of Modesto, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Hilmar Covenant Church, 20056 W. American Ave., Hilmar. It will be officiated by Pastor Bruce Metcalf. Burial will be private.
A graveside service for Angelito and Arturo Lopez-Torres born, who were born and died Feb. 17, 2010, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at Winton Cemetery, 7651 Walnut Ave., Winton. It will be officiated by Father Pedro Olmos.
Daniela Alejandra Ramirez, 13, was granted her angel wings on Feb. 20, 2010. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends who Daniela had touched in some small way throughout her short, yet very memorable life. She was born in Mexico and lived in Turlock and then Patterson, before she settled in Ceres in 2007. She enjoyed music and attending school.
Fred Haney, 67, passed away Feb. 16, 2010, at U.C.S.F. in San Francisco. He was born December 1942 in Oakland to Mack and Juanita Haney. He moved to Modesto in 1963, before he settled in Turlock. He was a glazier for 33 years. He belonged to Glazier Union Local and Moose Lodge #1679. His interests included his grandchildren, hot rods, dune buggies and boating.
Stephen Smink, 69, of Riverbank, passed away at Avalon Care Center in Modesto. He was born in Hagerstowns, Md. to Earl and Ellenor Smink in 1940.
Franklin Lankford, born in Keene, Texas, passed away Feb. 20 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson at the age of 76.
Cliff McBeath, 88, of Turlock, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife, Lady, on Tuesday, Feb. 16. He was born in Humboldt, Kansas to James and Elsie McBeath. He lived most of his adult life in California. He lived and worked in San Bernardino for years as a carpenter. Cliff retired in 1982, after working as the head of maintenance for the California State Dept of Agriculture at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds for 27 years. He was married to Esther Marion Markusen for 53 years before she passed away in January 1999. He married Lady Laudine Petersen ...
Robert H. Gomer passed away Feb. 16 at St. Francis Assisted Living in Turlock. Bob was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas to Robert Sr. of Tennessee and Myrtle ne Watson of Texas. He moved to Turlock with his wife, Winifred (Winnie), and his daughter, Roberta, in 1950, after serving in the Pacific as a gunner on US Navy Destroyer USS Sumner during WW II. Bob bought Turlock Marble and Granite Works after his father-in-law, Sam Thomas, retired. He operated the business for 40 plus years.
Emily M. Peera, 71, of Modesto passed away on Monday, Feb. 15 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Baghdad, Iraq to Samuel and Souria Peera in 1938. In 1962, she moved to New Britain, Conn. and settled in Modesto in 1995. Emily enjoyed arts and crafts, traveling and the arts.
Visitation for Elias C. Sanchez, 82, of Turlock, will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias, 286 W. Main St., Turlock. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons St., Turlock. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Jesse Joe Gordillo, Jr., 11, of Newman passed away Tuesday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Paul Sanborn, 56, of Turlock passed away in Modesto at Doctor's Medical Center on Wednesday, Feb. 17. He was born in Turlock to Don and Helen Sanborn in 1953. Paul grew up in Turlock and graduated from Turlock High School in 1972. He worked as an electrician for 35 years. He enjoyed building model rockets, playing tennis and pitching in local softball leagues.
Eva Higdon passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13, after a brief stay at the Alexander T. Cohen House. She was one of five daughters born to Della and Joseph Carrington in Tiptonville, Tenn. Eva devoted her life to her family. She was a hard-working and independent mother who always made the health and happiness of her children her first priority. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, picking peaches and canning her own fruits and vegetables. Eva loved game shows and playing cards, Dominoes, Bingo and Yahtzee!
Ormecinda Borba, 83, of Turlock, died Thursday in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A combined rosary/mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18 at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Ave. She will rest in peace at Hills Ferry Cemetery District, Newman.
Lois Slocum, 91, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday. She was born in Akron, Ohio to Fred and Emma Davidson in 1918. Lois attended schools and graduated from high school in Akron before moving to California at the age of 24. She worked in secretarial positions for her church and the Presbyterian denomination for years. The Church and its mission was always very important to Lois and her husband. She married George Slocum in July of 1942 in Los Angeles. She lived in the same house in Los Angeles for about 68 years! Throughout their lives ...
David John Kangas, 51, died September 9, 2016 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was at home and surrounded by his wife, two ...
Kathryn Lorraine Liles, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and aunt, passed away unexpectedly in her home last week. Born March 2, 1964 in Castro Valley ...
Frances Mae Haarstad went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Brandel Manor, Turlock CA. Frances (known as "Mickey Fran ...
Jane M. Strong, 65, of Turlock died peacefully at home and entered into eternal life on Sept. 18, 2016, after a four-and-a-half-year struggle with breast ...
August Chipponeri has gone to his heavenly home!
Howard Gale Porter, 90, went to be with the LORD surrounded by his loving family 9/19/2016. He was born in Opheim, Montana, son ...
Beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Gladys Souza Winter, 96, of Turlock passed away peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, September 19, 2016.
Charlene Zehner Gilchrist died Monday, September 12, at the Covenant Village Care Center in Turlock. She was 89 years old.
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