Dagmar Belier, 95, passed away at home on Oct. 4, 2009, surrounded by her family. Dagmar was the youngest of nine children born in Turlock to Bertha and Anton Lindbeck. She attended and graduated from Turlock High School in 1932, where she met her future husband Ken Belier. Dag was a hard worker, sometimes managing three jobs at once. She worked for the newspaper, a dress shop, at the movie theater as well as a local cannery. Dag and Ken were married on June 3, 1938, in Turlock. In the coming years, they would be blessed with four children. Ken ...
O. E. "Gene" Lively passed away peacefully in his Arnold, Calif. home with his family by his side. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Turlock Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Private interment will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
Thomas D. Robertson, 78, of Baldwin Park, passed away Friday at Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia. A prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Interment to follow at Patterson District Cemetery in Patterson.
Gwendolyn Gardner, 60, of Turlock, died Oct. 8 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St., Turlock.
Ray Mathews, 83, of Patterson, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway in Turlock. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 26, also at Allen Mortuary.
Eula Hunter, 90, of Millbrae, died Sept. 21 in Millbrae, Calif. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Whitehurst, Norton, & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St., Turlock.
Henry Reed, 72 of Turlock, died at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock on Oct. 11. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Redwood Chapel, 847 Woodside Blvd., Redwood City. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at University A.M.E. Zion Church, 3549 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Bud Parker was born in Forsyth, Mont. to Cline and Lela Parker in August 1935. He lived in Eureka, Calif. for years before moving to the Turlock area in 1992. He was a manager in the plumbing and building supply industry before starting his own business. He was a gifted craftsman and specialized in furniture restoration as well as building custom specialty items. He had a heart for helping people and often reached out to listen and help those in need around him.
Kevin William Michael went to be with the Lord on Oct. 11, 2009, due to a tragic car accident. A memorial service to celebrate Kevin's life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 30 at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave., Modesto.
Billy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Harvey and Lillian Mills and passed away after a sudden illness at the age of 86. He was the second of three children. His family settled in Hughson and Billy graduated from Hughson High School and excelled in basketball and baseball. He also attended MJC and then went on to proudly serve in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. Billy was a Medical Technician with the 121st Evac Hospital. He was awarded with a Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, a United Nations Service Medal and ...
Leonard Mendonca, 80, of Turlock passed away suddenly at home on June 24, 2015. Leonard was born to Caetano and Adeline Mendonca in Modesto, Ca. He attended Roselawn School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and was the DJ on board the destroyer U.S.S. McKean. He loved music, HAM Radio, dancing, and sports. He was an outstanding fast-pitch softball pitcher, an avid Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors fan. He was very proud to have a son and grandson both ...
Helen C. Smith, age 97, of Hughson, California passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Samaritan Village. She was born November 8, 1917 in Jamestown, Rhode Island to Daniel and Margaret Murray. She graduated High School from Newport High School in Rhode Island before receiving her Bachelors Degree. She married Irving E. Smith November 9, 1942 in New York City. She was a Pediatric Nurse for 35 years. They lived in New York City, Long Island, and San Diego before settling in Hughson twelve years ago. Helen enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and bridge.
Elyn Jean Gregg, our beautiful mom, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the amazing age of 99. Mom was born in September of 1915 in Oakland, Nebraska, the 3rd of 5 children born to John and Ebba Nelson. The Nelson family moved to California in 1923 and after living in Denair and Delhi, they moved to the family farm in Hughson.
Desirae Crittenden,19, passed away in Northridge, CA on June 21, 2015. She was born on 08/08/95 in Turlock, CA. She grew up in Merced,CA and graduated from Merced High in 2013. She attended CSU Northridge and was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Desirae was loved by many and left an impact on many people's lives. Her love for EDM, country and Tupac music was out of this world. She loved dancing and going to raves. She also loved the SF Giants. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survied ...