Rev. Walter Harvey Frank, 95, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on July 4. He will be remembered as a faithful husband, loving father, and dedicated servant of the Lord whose kindness and warm sense of humor won him many friends around the globe. At the time of death, he was a resident at the Covenant Village in Turlock.
Irving "Sonny" Smith, 96, of Hughson, was born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He served in World War II and in the Korean War, and retired from the New York City Police Department after a 24-year career. He was married to his wife Helen for 67 years and had four children, 10 grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
Tiburcia Zavala Medina, 89, of Patterson, died on July 2. She was born in San Pedro, Puratiro, Michoacan, Mexico. She was a homemaker for 58 years, and she was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Patterson.
Cindy Marques, 48, of Delhi, died on June 30. She was a homemaker for 24 years. She loved her grandchildren, camping, and the holidays.
Catherine A. Peachee is survived by children, Peggy (Richey) Props of Colorade, Mike Peachee of Fresno and Karen (Delayne) Gehring of Madera; sisters, Mary Rodermal and Peggy Dougherty of Lemoore; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Irma Katherine Farr (nee King), 87, died Thursday, July 1 in a Gallup, NM rest home. She was born in Dawt, Ozark County, Mo. and moved to California later in life. Mrs. Farr lived in Gustine for 25 years and attended schools in and around Kingsburg. She worked as a secretary to the chief of police and was a dispatcher for the Gustine Police and Fire Departments for 18 years. In 1986, Farr moved with her husband to New Mexico. She loved reading, music, her grandchildren and bird-watching.
Lorraine Ann Frunz, 87, of Patterson, passed away Thursday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Lisa Ann Santos, 27, died on June 13 in Imlay, Nev. She was born in Hattisburg, Miss. and moved to Hilmar in 1993. She graduated from Hilmar High and moved to Brentwood and got engaged to John Baumgartner.
Dario Mora Camacho, 49, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, June 24. Dario was a resident of Turlock most of his life.
Edmona Rice, 78, of Modesto, died on June 22 in Lodi. She was a waitress for 30 years. Edmona loved spending time with her family and friends. She adored country music and movies.
Febia Aschwanden, 79, of Turlock, passed away on Sunday, June 27 at Acacia Park Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Arkadelphia, Ark. to Foster and Willie Moore. At an early age, her family moved to California to follow work that was available with the crops. In 1947, Febia married Ray Aschwanden, and they raised two children in the Turlock/Modesto area. She enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and crocheting. Most of all, her family was her life.
Lou B. Schoonover, 97, of Turlock, was born on July 18, 1912 to Ernest and Chlora Clem in Amarillo, Texas. She lived in Kansas during her early years and attended Pratt Schools. She graduated from Pratt High School and married Orville Schoonover. She and her husband had a daughter and a son. Lou was widowed in May of 1993, just eight days before their 62nd wedding anniversary. Lou was a member of Denair Friends Church, an associate member of Friends Bible College (Barclay) in Haviland, Kansas, and a charter member of Mission Aviation Fellowship Foundation for many years.
Lorrayne Eleanor Stafford was born on June 24, 1917, and after 93 years of life, laughter and love, she left this world and returned to our Lord. Lorrayne grew up in Turlock and lived most of her life in Modesto with her husband of 56 years, Keary Edward Stafford. She was a lifelong member of the Modesto Covenant Church and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Turlock. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Stafford of Modesto; sisters, Marjorie Daley of Oregon and Marlene Jerner of Turlock; daughter-in-law, Barbara Stafford of Modesto; grandchildren, Veronica (Randy ...
Edmona Rice, 78 of Modesto, died in Lodi on June 22. She was a waitress for 30 years. She loved spending time with family and friends. Edmona loved country music and movies.
Henrietta Chaves Pereira, 67, of Atwater, died on June 24 in Merced. She was born in Espirito Santo, Santa Maria, Azores. When she moved to California, she became a radio broadcaster for K.I.G.S in Hanford. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Atwater and of the Y.L.I in Merced. She loved to be with her family, talk on the radio station, and help people attain their citizenships and drivers licenses. She was very active and will be greatly missed.
Randall "Randy" Pristas died of a fatal heart attack on March 17, 2017 in Turlock, California at age 46. Randy was born in Hayward, California ...
Richard Dudley (Dick) Sawyer passed away peacefully on March 18, 2017 due to complications from a stroke. The only child of Ralph M. (Tom) and ...
Caronell (Bartgis) Majors, our loving mother and grandmother, went home peacefully to be with our Lord Jesus on March 14, 2017
Kevin David Silva passed away March 21, 2017 in Modesto, CA at 49 years of age.
Blanche Norma Joyce Pote was born in Wilmington, Delaware, to Houston and Oyma Pote on January 2, 1923. She moved with her family to the ...
Aurora Adelina Andre passed away at the age of 93 on March 19, 2017 in Modesto, CA.
Betty is survived by her loving husband of 69 years Gerald Thiessen of Meridian, ID; son Gary and his wife Peggy Thiessen of Meridian, ID ...
Pershing (Persh) Franklin Dahlstrom, 98, of Turlock, passed away peacefully in Oakdale. He was born to Louis and Anna Dahlstrom in Stockton, the seventh of ...
Joe L. Coelho passed away on March 17, 2017 after a long illness.
William Jerome Hallinan passed away on March 8, 2017 in Modesto, CA, at the age of 75.
Diane M. Henley, 73, died Thursday, Feb. 23 in Modesto after an illness.
Geraldine was born in Turlock to Sterling and Katherine Witzel and passed away at the age of 63. She graduated from Turlock High School and ...
Bryan Brigham, more lovingly known as Buster to most, and Grandad to the lucky ones, passed away at the age of 78, on March 14 ...
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