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Rev. Berner V. Swanson

Berner "Bud" Swanson, 88, passed away Nov. 2 in Minneapolis, Minn. He was a native of Youngstown Colony, Turlock. Bud attended Johnson Joint School through eighth grade and graduated from Turlock High School in 1940.

After serving the Evangelical Covenant Church as an ordained minister, he retired back to Turlock in 1987. In 2001 Bud moved to Covenant Village of Golden Valley in Minnesota.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Wendy Martinez

Our beloved Wendy passed away unexpectedly at her home in Turlock on Nov. 2. Wendy Martinez was born in Castro Valley on July 10, 1955 and grew up in Hayward, where she graduated from Mt. Eden High school in 1973. A long time resident of Turlock since 1985, Wendy was an avid animal lover who spent her days as a caregiver of pets for family, friends and local residents. Wendy loved art, and she loved to paint and draw, and was inspired by nature. She had many lifelong friendships, spanning over decades of her life, and will be sadly missed ...

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Miguel “Michael” Fernandez III

Michael Fernandez, 25, of Keyes, died Nov. 3 in Keyes. He was born in Modesto in 1985. He was a welder for eight years and attended St. Jude Catholic Church of Ceres. He enjoyed skate boarding, video games, "Guitar Hero," football and being outdoors.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Jason Helms Coronado

Jason Helms (aka "Skin") was born and raised in Massachusetts. He came to California and was "adopted" by Ismael and Constance Coronado at the age of 15. He lived in and around the Turlock area since that time. His life tragically ended while visiting Arizona recently. Jason loved sports, including basketball, football, hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed cooking and baking. He was close to his family, and especially loved his kids. He worked as an iron worker in the construction of metal buildings for 12 years and enjoyed his work.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Richard Alfred Uhrhammer

Richard "Dick" Uhrhammer, 90, of Ballico, passed away at Doctors Medical Center on Saturday. He was born to Otto and Alma Uhrhammer in Mountain View, Calif. Richard graduated from Mt. View High School and got his accounting degree at San Jose State, where he was a star basketball player. After graduating from Kings' Point Merchant Marine Academy, he became an officer and served on oil tankers during World War II. Richard married Lura Beth Magneson; and after the war they moved to Ballico, where they spent the rest of their lives farming. They raised three children and farmed sweet potatoes ...

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Charles M. Harris

Charles M. Harris, 93, died Oct. 18 in Salem, Ore. He was born to Charles A. and Bertha Harris in Denair in 1917. He attended Denair schools, Modesto Jr. College, and UC Berkeley. He worked in mapping for the U.S. Forest Service in Ventura County until 1942, then joined the Navy and served in the Pacific until the end of WW II. He returned to Denair and was involved in farming full-time until he started working in the Stanislaus County Assessor's office in the early 1960s. After retirement he became a licensed farm property appraiser.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Mary S. Costa

Visitation for Mary Sousa Costa will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 12 with recitation of the Rosary to start at 7 p.m., both at Allen Mortuary.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


John B. Marsh

John B. Marsh, 80, died Oct. 25 at his home in Turlock after a long illness. He was born in 1930 in Stranton, Pa. to E. Roy and Helen B. Marsh. He graduated from Dunmore High School in Pennsylvania, attained the rank of Eagle Scout, and then graduated from Syracuse University. He served four years in the United States Navy before moving to California to take classes at Claremont Graduate School.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Iva Parreira Chibante

Iva Parreira Chibante, 73, of Hilmar, died Nov. 3. She was a homemaker for 52 years and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Hilmar, S.P.R.S.I. Council 151 of Stevinson, and P.F.S.A. Council 151 of Hilmar. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and knitting.

November 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Frank Joseph Bettencourt, Jr.

Frank Bettencourt Jr., 54, passed away surrounded by family at his home in Kuna, Idaho on Oct. 27 after a two-year battle against prostate cancer.

November 03, 2010 | | OBITS


Ilene Marie (Lyda) Davalt Joseph

Illene Marie (Lyda) Davalt Joseph, 91, passed away on Oct. 29 in Clovis.

November 03, 2010 | | OBITS


Frances Dolores Hirdes

Frances "Fran" Hirdes passed away peacefully on Friday in Turlock. She was born in Farmersville to Joseph and Mary Riberio in 1928. She was the second of six children: Mary, Fran Ellie, Lee, Joe and Tony. The family later moved to Ceres. Fran attended Ceres High School and graduated in 1947. In 1949, she married Les Hirdes. Together they worked hard in the farming and dairy business for over 40 years. They were married 50 years when Les passed away in 1999; a daughter Leslie preceded Fran in death in 2008. She enjoyed line dancing, rodeos and roping. She timed ...

November 03, 2010 | | OBITS


Howard Kenneth Vincent

Howard Vincent, 87, of Hughson was born in Ceres. He graduated from high school in Nicolaus and joined the Navy shortly before World War II broke out. After the war he started his dual career of farming and truck driving. He drove for Valchris Turkeys of Turlock. He was a member of the Grange. He was a farmer and gardener, but his real love was for his family.

Howard is survived by his wife, Ruby McKee-Vincent of Hughson; children, Barbara (Charles) Daily of Oakdale and Jack V. (Sylvia) McKee of Riverton, Wyo.; brother, Duane Vincent of Yuba City; six grandchildren ...

November 03, 2010 | | OBITS


Edsel Giles Blair

Edsel Giles Blair

October 26, 2010 | | OBITS


Kulwant Singh Somal

Kulwant Singh Somal

October 26, 2010 | | OBITS


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Maryanne Aldrich

MaryAnne Aldrich passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her children. She was born January 31, 1926 in Denair, California to Helen and Elmer Carr ...

December 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Robert William Screen

(Bob) passed away peacefully at home after a short illness of pancreatic/liver cancer under the care of Covenant Care Hospice.

December 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Maxine Pinney Holmes Gerig

Born on October 28, 1916 in Ford, Kansas to Ralph & Florence Emrie Pinney. She was number 6 in a large musical family of 3 boys ...

December 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Esther Mortensen

Esther Mortensen, 98 years old, died peacefully on Monday, December 11, 2017 at her home in Paramount Court, Turlock, California.

December 12, 2017 | | OBITS


Charlotte JoAnn Delhart

Charlotte JoAnn Delhart, age 81 of Modesto, entered into eternal life on December 8, 2017 at Stanford Hospital.

December 12, 2017 | | OBITS


Charles Walter Magneson

Charles Walter Magneson passed away at home on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the age of 94. His family surrounded his bedside singing his favorite ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


Velma Louise Deckard

Velma Louise Deckard, a loving and devoted mother, is now in the arms of her Lord. Born in Prairie Grove, Arkansas in the spring of ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


Jimmy Con Torbett

Jimmy C. Torbett, 77 of Delhi, passed away suddenly. He was born to J.B. and Edith Torbett in Tennessee. He was a Merchant Marine ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


Christian V. L. Chin

Christian V. L. Chin, 60, of Turlock died peacefully on Dec. 6, 2017 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto after battling liver cancer. His illness ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


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