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Albert I. Adams

Turlock's oldest living native and first Assyrian born in Turlock, Albert Adams, was born Oct. 9, 1912 to parents Dr. Isaac and Sarah Adams. One of eight children, Albert graduated from Turlock High School, Modesto Junior College and attended the University of Southern California. Albert married the love of his life, Geraldine Fleming, in 1938. Al and Jerry were together for 62 years until her passing in 2000. Albert experienced many things in life. He was a Boy Scout, Eagle Scout and Scout Master at a time when scouting was a true American tradition. During WWII he worked as ...

June 29, 2010 | | OBITS


Mary Patricia Klavon

Mary Patricia Klavon, born Mary Dell Dart on July 3, 1915, passed away peacefully on June 21 in San Ramon. Mary and her husband, Gus, raised their family in Hayward after moving from Nebraska. She then moved to Fremont and lived in Hilmar until her husband passed. She then moved to Carson City, Nev. to be closer to her sons, but recently moved back to California for the remainder of her life. Mary was a very generous, loving, and respected woman who lived her life to please her family and friends. She was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother ...

June 29, 2010 | | OBITS


Paulo R. Goulart

Paulo R. Goulart, 82, of Modesto, passed away at his residence Friday peacefully surrounded by his beloved extended family and caretakers. Mr. Goulart was a native of Sao Jorge, Azores Islands and a resident of Modesto for three years. He previously resided in Turlock and in San Diego for many years. He was the owner of a trucking company and a travel agent. He was the founder of Hora Portuguesa Radio Program in San Diego, and the co-founder, first president and first member of the Azorean Alliance Club. Mr. Goulart was a member of the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America ...

June 26, 2010 | | OBITS


Ruby Lavada Sousa

Ruby Lavada Sousa, a long time Merced resident, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Wednesday, June 16. Ruby was born Sept. 12, 1932, in Clarksville, Texas to J.D. and Annie Magby. Ruby's passions were cooking, making flower arrangements and collecting elephant figurines. She proudly worked for the last six years for the City of Merced at the Merced Community Senior Center. She loved decorating the facility for the different holidays. She also enjoyed dedicating her time cooking for special events for her friends at the Star Club.

June 26, 2010 | | OBITS


Yeichi Sakaguchi

Yeichi Sakaguchi was born in Santa Clara to Chokichi and Maju Sakaguchi, Japanese immigrants. As a young boy, the family moved to Turlock to farm in the Cortez area. Yeichi attended local schools and graduated from Livingston High School and Modesto Junior College. In 1942, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the family was relocated to the Merced Assembly Center. It was there that he married May Kuwahara. They were interned in Amache, Colo. during the war. Following the war, Yeichi and May returned to the family farm in Cortez and started their family. In his younger years, Yeichi enjoyed ...

June 26, 2010 | | OBITS


John Ables

John Ables, 40, of Delhi, passed away unexpectedly at this home on Saturday, June 12. John was born in Turlock to Kenneth and Cindy Ables. He spent his life living and working in this area and settled in Delhi with his family. After graduating high school, John joined the Army. During his time in the Army, he was awarded many badges and medals that he took great pride in including the Expeditionary Medal (Operation Just Cause), Combat Infantryman Badge Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Component Bar, Expert Badge with Grenade Component Bar and more. Aside from his time in the Army ...

June 26, 2010 | | OBITS


Charles “Charley” Howard Geyer

He made the world smile. Charley was a member of Victory Faith Center in Modesto where he was dedicated on March 14. Even though he was an infant, he was a member of the Peace Officer Memorial Group of Stanislaus County and an avid supporter of the law enforcement community. He was also an aspiring "A's" fan. Charley belonged to all of us and inspired everyone he met. Charles fought the fight, finished the course, and kept the faith. Now he is with his heavenly Father awaiting our arrival. He is survived by his parents, Ryan and Melissa Geyer ...

June 25, 2010 | | OBITS


Joe Gabriel Miranda

Joe Miranda, 46, of Turlock, died in Modesto on June 20. He was born in Herismo, Terceira, Azores. He was a lumber worker for 15 years at Snider Lumber.

June 25, 2010 | | OBITS


Howard Burton Keup

Howard Keup, 77, of Turlock, was born in Nebraska to Louis and Lula Keup in 1932. He was raised in Nebraska and Wyoming. The family moved to Delhi before Howard started high school. He graduated from Livingston High School, and after graduation in November of 1953, he married Cleta Taylor. Howard was an outdoors-man. He loved hunting, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed animals. His family has many good memories of "Papa" with his chickens and also his jelly beans.

June 25, 2010 | | OBITS


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


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Robert “Bob” Leroy Santos

It is with great sadness that we say good-bye to our beloved husband, father, grandfather, Robert "Bob" LeRoy Santos who passed away peacefully February 13 ...

February 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Don Kelly Shackelford

Don Kelly Shackelford, age 66, passed away Monday, February 13th, 2017. He was born in Turlock, CA on June 24rd, 1950, son of Virginia Shackelford ...

February 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Robert Thomas Horine

Our beloved Uncle Bob passed away February 6, 2017 at the age of 91 after a short illness. With much joy and a shout of ...

February 24, 2017 | | OBITS


Elaine Rose Barnett

Elaine Rose Barnett passed away on February, 20, 2017 at the age of 81 in Turlock, CA.

February 23, 2017 | | OBITS


Diane Marie Vasconcellos

Diane Marie Vasconcellos, 67, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home.

February 21, 2017 | | OBITS


Daniel “Danny” Mireles

Daniel "Danny"

February 21, 2017 | | OBITS


Mildred Adelyn Carlson

Our mother went to meet her Savior the morning of January 30th, 2017 in the comfort of her home at 92 years of age. Mildred ...

February 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Mitsuyo Shiba

Mitsuyo Shiba passed peacefully February 10 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was born in San Francisco third of five children to Kimiyo and Sadata ...

February 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Joe D. Vasquez

Joe D. Vasquez passed away at the age of 72 on Monday, February 13, 2017 while being in hospice care at home. Joe was born ...

February 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Dallas Nester

Dallas Nester, 73, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at Emanuel Hospital losing his battle with cancer. Dallas was born in Oklahoma and moved to ...

February 16, 2017 | | OBITS


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