Irene Blaylock, 96, of Turlock, passed away on Saturday at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. She was born in Mansfield, Mo. to Thomas and Gertrude Holland in 1913. She lived most of her life in Turlock. Irene worked as a USDA inspector for around 25 years, traveling throughout Central California. She was honored to be the second lady to be a USDA inspector. Irene was a member of Bethel Temple for many years and later a member of Northside Assembly of God. She also was a member of TOPS. She enjoyed traveling in her motor home and exercising at ...
Heleneh Barcham, 76, of Modesto, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Modesto on Saturday. She was born in Mosoul, Iraq to Wanna and Goliza Barcham. Heleneh lived in Iraq and Jordan and later moved to Chicago. Less than a year ago she moved to Modesto to be near family members. She spent 60 years of her life in service to her family. After the deaths of family members, Heleneh stepped in and became like a mother to help raise several nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered for her life of service. She will live in the hearts ...
Effie G. Hall passed away Aug. 23, 2010 in Sweet Home, Ore. She was born in Centralia, Wash. to Robert and Effie McElroy. She moved to San Francisco in 1928, where she attended school. She met and married Ira "Tye" Holly in 1945. They moved to Lindsay in 1946. In 1951 they then moved to Hughson, where they farmed peach trees. From there they moved to Stevinson where Tye planted and raised almond trees for Stevinson Corporation until his death in 1985. She married Billy Joe Hall in 1988, and shortly after they moved to Oregon.
Lorene "Jo" Patti, 75, went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Aug. 21.
She is survived by her children, Terri Browing of California, James D. Patti of Texas, Sherri Hellwig of California and Vincent E. Patti of Texas; sister, Billie Malson of Louisiana; eight grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Luiz B. de Oliveira, 82, of Turlock, was born on May 22, 1928 in Vila das Velas, Sao Jorge, Azores and passed away on Aug. 25, 2010 in Hughson, Calif.
He was a milker for Foster Farms for 11 years and a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Turlock.He is survived by wife of 57 years, Olinda C. de Oliveira of Turlock; sons, Luis de Oliveira and his wife, Lucilia, of Turlock and Joe Paul de Oliveira and his wife, Emily, of Acampo; daughters, Olinda Oliveira of Turlock, Fatima Valenzuela and her husband, Carlos, of Modesto ...
John was born to Clifford and Alice Cope in Cleveland, Ohio in 1943. He worked as an auto mechanic for various companies over the last 55 years. He enjoyed anything that had wheels and an engine including cars, NASCAR, racing and attending swap meets and car shows. Most of all he loved having people around him, especially his family and, of course, his dogs.
Jo Ann Ladd, 81, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Monday, Aug. 23. She was born in Overbrook, Kansas to Bernie and Rachel Skaggs. The family moved to Turlock in 1936, and Jo Ann completed her schooling at Turlock High School. She worked for 45 years in the banking industry. Most of her banking was with State Savings in Turlock where she became an operations supervisor. She loved to read and travel while her health allowed it, but in recent years she stayed close to home with her dogs, especially "Gidget," her constant companion.
Jo Ann is ...
Daniel Higuera, 79, of San Diego, was born on Oct. 31, 1930 in El Centro, Calif. and passed away on Aug. 19, 2010 in Scripps Memorial in San Diego.
He was the sixth child of 10. He proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict in the 2nd Division of the 12th Regiment for the U.S. Army. Unfortunately, Daniel was injured during combat protecting his fellow soldier, causing his right arm to be amputated. In spite of this, he played the piano and trombone among other instruments. His greatest desire was to serve the Lord with his ...
Brandy Gomes, 23, passed away Monday, Aug. 23. She was born Nov. 30, 1986, in Modesto, Calif. to Greg Gomes and Cynthia Patrias. She was raised in Turlock, where she graduated from Turlock High School in 2004. She was currently enrolled at Heald College to get her degree in nursing. Her interests included her family, children, cooking, and her dog Lacee.
Ismael was born to Ismael and Bernice Ramirez in San Pedro, Calif. in 1979. He lived in Patterson for the last two years. He enjoyed working on cars and tattooing.
Jimmie Johnson was born in 1945 to parents Dempsey and Loretta Johnson.
Beulah Allen, 95, passed away peacefully Saturday at Brandel Manor.
Virginia Lee Whitaker, a former California resident most recently of Yale, passed away on Aug. 21 at the age of 77 years.
Vivian was a lifelong resident of Delhi. Vivian was a dedicated wife and mother. She was very well blessed with many family and friends.
Frances Virginia Mendes was born Nov. 20, 1932, in the home of her parents, Frances and Valentine Borges in Stevinson, Calif. She was raised on the farm in Stevinson all of her young life. She met the love of her life, Manuel D. Mendes, in 1947.
Cheryl was called home by the Lord 11:11AM on April 7, 2014. She passed peacefully away with her husband and family all around her at Alexander Cohen Hospice in Hughson.
Jim was born in Turlock, California on April 18, 1922 and passed away on April 16, 2014 at the age of 91. After graduating from Turlock High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served under General George S. Patton during World War II.
Ron "Ronnie" Enos passed away peacefully on April 4, 2014 in his sleep at home after a short battle with cancer surrounded by those he loved. Ron and his wife Pam resided at "Enos Ranch" here in Mariposa for the past 12 years after moving from Oakdale where he lived for 26 years. He retired from Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 2001, as a Lab Assistant. Ron also operated Big Oak Stables for 17 years in Cull Canyon.
Naomi Geraldine Rust, 89, of Turlock, died suddenly on April 6, 2014.
Mr. Ralph Meza, Jr., age 57 of Turlock "Entered into Rest" on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. Mr. Meza, Jr. is a resident of Turlock and was born in Modesto, CA. He was a member of Apostolic Assembly of the Faith of Jesus Christ Church of Turlock. His survivors include: His father - Rev. Ralph H. Meza of Turlock; Son – Jason Meza of Los Angeles; Daughter – Kathy Meza of Turlock; Four Sisters – Sandra Lobato of Turlock, Christina Torres of Turlock, Priscilla Hernandez of Turlock and Diana Zuniga of Turlock; Grandson – Andrew Ramos. Services – Funeral ...
Rose was born to Charles and Margaret Koelzer in 1918 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 96. She was a caring person who was both a big sister and mother to her five siblings when her parents passed away. As an adult, she enjoyed playing cards and dice and was very involved in the club Nifty Fifty. Rose also enjoyed having family gatherings and spending time with loved ones.
Nova was born in Turlock to Robert and Donna Wattles and passed away at the age of 60. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1972 and married Dennis Davis. She owned and operated Nova's Daycare for 10 years in the 1980's and was a member of Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene. Nova enjoyed birds, gardening, drawing and reading her bible every day.
Sandra was born and raised in Modesto and passed away at the age of 66 in Riverbank, California. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and married Harold "Bill" Harless in 1968 and together they settled in Riverbank in 1970. Sandy enjoyed reading, and doing ceramic and jewelry crafting. She owned and operated Hobby Horse in Riverbank during the 1990's.
Hildur was born on January 6, 1916 in Hilmar, CA to Axel and Matilda Carlson. Her parents were farmers. She had three sisters and two brothers. She graduated from Hilmar High School in 1934. She moved to San Francisco where she worked as a dental hygienist and met her future husband at 1st Covenant Church.
Delbert (Del) Lee Brown passed away March 26, 2014 with his wife of 62 years by his side at Paramount Court Sr. Living in Turlock.
Donald was born to Walter and Ruth Moline on May 29, 1923 in Turlock, California.
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