Our mother, Jean Bjorklund, passed in to glory on Sunday, September 25, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend Vider (July 2007.) She is survived by her daughter Cynthia and son-in-law Jeff Boster of Turlock, granddaughter Jennifer (husband Keith) Harlow, great grandchildren Kylie Anne and Aleck Jeffrey of Virginia, cat Fritz, and her honoring daughter Ann Canen and family, of Oakdale. She was retired from AT&T and a member of First Baptist Church of Turlock.
Horacio Adolfo "Chitos" Velasquez passed away due to a car accident in Tracy, CA. Chitos was a day away from turning 22 years young. He loved to be with his family. He is survived by his parents and two sisters. He was and will always remain a loving grandson, uncle, nephew, cousin, brother and son. He will always be missed and live through his family
Mary Arlene Stiles was born May 31, 1927 in Arkansas, the first child of Joe Johnston Stiles and Ida Estelle Badgett. The Stiles family moved to Briscoe, Texas where her sister Louise was born. They later moved to Omak, Washington and lived there for a time until they moved to Modesto. After High School, Arlene worked as the Boy Scout office secretary in Modesto.
Jack was a beloved husband, father and grandfather who will be missed more than words can say. He enjoyed selling his oranges so he could talk with everyone who stopped by. He also enjoyed bowling and taking care of his yard. Jack bravely fought a long hard battle with caner until his death.
Age 94 entered into rest with her family surrounding her in Turlock, CA. She was born in Carvalhinos Coimbra, Portugal, She was a Homemaker for 60 years and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock, Our Lady of Fatima of Turlock and S.P.R.S.I. and P.F.S.A. of Turlock. Survivors-Son-Victor Levada and his wife Debra, Caregiver- Maria Fatima Freitas for 8 years, 2-Grandchildren-Danielle and Annie. Visitation-2PM-8PM,Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel with a Rosary at 7PM, Mass-1PM,Friday, Oct.7,2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will ...
Age 84 entered into rest surrounded by her family in Hughson, CA. She was born in Riberinha, Guadalupe, Graciosa, Azores. She was a Homemaker for 54 years and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar, Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock, Our Lady of Fatima of Turlock, Our Lady of Miracles of Gustine and Portuguese Pentecost of Turlock. Survivors-Sons- Arthur Silva and his wife Tina of Turlock, Julio Silva of Hilmar and Frank Silva and his wife Susan of Hilmar, Daughters- Mary Machado and her husband Manuel of Turlock, Lilita Cunha of Turlock and Janet Brasil of Idaho ...
Odessa Benson, 85, of Turlock passed away of natural causes at Brandel Manor in Turlock on Thursday, September 29th. She was born in Texarkana, AR, to Charles and Alma Satterfield in 1926. She settled in Turlock in 1958. She was a member of Turlock American Legion Post 88, Women's Auxiliary and Modesto Four Wheelers. Odessa enjoyed gardening and camping. She loved being with family.