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Mary Patricia Liss Pitt

Mary Patricia Liss Pitt, 77, passed away peacefully with her daughters and son-in-law at her side on June 16 at Emmanuel Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer. She was born in Milwaukee, Wis. in May of 1933 to Irene Theresa Jadzewski and Walter W. Liss. After attending Holy Angels Academy in high school, she earned her bachelor's of science degree at Milwaukee Donner College, now Lawrence University, in Appleton, Wis.

June 25, 2010 | | OBITS


Edna M. Land

Edna Land passed away in her home on Friday, June 18. Land was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Dec. 23, 1919 to Gerrit and Jennie Helder. She served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II, achieving the rank of Corporal. She was the third child in a family of 12 children. Land was a member of the Disciples of Christ for over 65 years, and a member of First Christian Church for the past several years. She was active in youth leadership roles at churches in Sunnyvale, Seattle, Wash., South Bend, Ind. and Lake Camanche.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Hilda Mae Desper

Hilda Mae Desper was born in Ottumwa, Iowa on May 4, 1918. She was married to Sherm Desper a barber, for many years. Hilda worked for Armours and Woolworths before going to work at Penguins Ice Cream, where she worked for about 20 years. She moved to Iowa to take care of her sick father. After his death, she moved back to Turlock and went to work for the Senior Lunch Program and volunteered at the Salvation Army and other volunteer programs. She was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Women's Auxiliary. Hilda achieved many awards from ...

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Gurnam Kaur Dhaliwal

Gurnam Dhaliwal, 89, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Sunday, June 20. She was born in Sujawal Pur, Rajistan, India to Bhagwan Singh and Kartar Kaur Chahal in 1921. Gurnam was raised in India and came to the United States in 1977. She lived in Turlock for the last 30 years of her life. She was a member of the Turlock Sikh Temple. Gurnam loved to cook and spend time with her grandchildren. God and family were her life.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Freda May Bromley

Freda Bromley, 79, of Turlock, passed away victoriously at Turlock Nursing and Rehab Center on Sunday with her family by her side. Freda was singing "Amazing Grace" at the time of her passing. She was born in Oklahoma to James and Hessie Whitsett and grew up in Van Buren, Ark. She graduated from high school in Van Buren, Ark. She married Billy Bromley in 1954, and with her new family, migrated back and forth to California for several years. She permanently moved to California in 1972. Freda was a strong, loving mother who faithfully raised and cared for her family ...

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Antonio “Tony” Toste

Tony Toste, 86, of Turlock, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson with his family by his side. He was born in Tipton to Manuel and Maria Toste in 1923. In 1935 his family moved to the Azores. He moved back to California and worked for AC Transit before retiring at the age of 56 in Stevinson. He was a member of many Catholic organizations. Anthony enjoyed gardening, traveling in his motor home, and spending time with his family - especially his three grandchildren. Tony is survived by his wife, Adelina Toste; daughters, Brenda (Scott Norquist) Toste of Denair ...

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Arthur T. Weaver

Arthur T. Weaver, 87, died June 12 in Napa. He was born June 25, 1922, to Roy and Bernice Weaver of Turlock. He attended Turlock schools and Modesto Junior College before going to Stanford University where he was a member of Beta Theta Phi fraternity and studied business. Arthur went into the Navy as an ensign in World War II. He attended several colleges, including Colorado College, Ohio State and Columbia. He was a midshipman in Norfolk, Va. and was shipped out on the Tripoli to Brazil in the gunnery department. Arthur played basketball on-board and flew in a B24 ...

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Willie William Yeley

Affectionately known as Pug, Willie was born in Chicta, Texas on Aug. 28, 1920. He passed from this life in Turlock on June 20, 2010 at the age of 89 years. Pug moved to Arizona in 1942, where he met and married Alva Maxine (Myers) Yeley. Together they moved to Porterville and worked in the labor camps from 1944 to 1948. In 1948 Pug started working for Tidewater Oil until he retired. Pug and Maxine moved to the Delhi / Turlock area in 1979.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Charles Finny Woodward

Charles Finny Woodard, 87, passed away at his residence in Denair. He was born in Kansas to Elda and Frances Woodard. He was drafted into the United States Army at the age of 18 and was stationed in Hawaii. After his service he settled in San Diego where he met and married his wife of 63 years, Florence Berger. He was a rancher for over 50 years. Charles was a collector of vintage automobiles and had cars in prominent statewide car shows. He loved horses, and was a fabulous fisherman. Charles was known for his carpentry and enjoyed renovating old ...

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Donald Lynn Bradshaw

Donald Lynn Bradshaw, 39, died suddenly on Saturday, June 19 in Snelling. Donald was born in Fresno to Larry and Bertha Bradshaw. He was raised in the Merced area and worked in construction until an accident 10 years ago left him disabled. He enjoyed fishing, camping and doing anything outdoors.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Judith Louise McCarran

Judith Louise McCarran, 66, of Merced, passed away on Saturday, June 19 at Mercy Medical Center in Merced.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Lucien Anthony Musso

Lucien Musso, 90, of Turlock, passed away in Turlock on Friday. He was born and raised in New York City to Anthony and Celestine Musso. He graduated from high school in New York City. As a young man, Lucien was a great athlete. He played baseball and football, but he achieved recognition as the New York State Overall Champion Bicycle Racer twice – in 1936 and again in 1939.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Shamoeil Younan-Sangar

Shamoeil Younan-Sangar was born in Iran and just recently came to this country. He married Mrs. Alis Mirzaei in 1957. Shamoeil was a very religious man who attended the Church of the East Mar Addai in Turlock. He enjoyed reading and gardening. Shamoeil was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Haruko Narita

Haruko Narita passed away peacefully on June 19 after battling an infection. Haruko was born in Japan. She briefly lived in the Warm Springs area and then settled in Cortez in 1919.

June 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Jacquelyn “Jackie” Ann Winans

Jacquelyn Winans, 67, of Ceres, passed away on Monday, June 14 with her family at her side. She was born in Modesto to Robert and Clara White in 1942. She lived in Crows Landing and Stanislaus County her entire life. Jackie worked as a bus driver for the Ceres Unified School District for 33 years before retiring. Jackie lived with her daughter-in-law, Sandra Benge, and grandson, Dustin. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening, and was a girls' softball coach. She was a member of Job's Daughters, Bethel #42. Most of all, her family was her life.

June 21, 2010 | | OBITS


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Richard Squires

Richard Squires never met a corny joke he didn't enjoy – a lot.

March 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Milton R. Simon

Mr. Milton R. Simon, 89, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2017 while residing at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings, LA. Of Assyrian ...

March 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Karen Ann Smith

Karen Ann Smith, 76 of Turlock passed away at her home after a lengthy illness.

March 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Randall “Randy” Pristas

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 ...

March 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Richard D. Sawyer

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 ...

March 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Caronell (Bartgis) Majors

Caronell (Bartgis) Majors, our loving mother and grandmother, went home peacefully to be with our Lord Jesus on March 14, 2017

March 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Kevin David Silva

Kevin David Silva passed away March 21, 2017 in Modesto, CA at 49 years of age.

March 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Joyce Truitt

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 ...

March 23, 2017 | | OBITS


Aurora Adelina Andre

Aurora Adelina Andre passed away at the age of 93 on March 19, 2017 in Modesto, CA.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Betty Lou Thiessen

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 ...

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Pershing F. Dahlstrom

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 ...

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Joe L. Coelho

Joe L. Coelho passed away on March 17, 2017 after a long illness.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


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