Myrna Lea (Haile) Johnson, 80, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 1, 2009, after a short illness. She will always be remembered for her lilting laugh. Myrna was born in Haviland, Kansas to W. Oral Haile and M. May (Stotts) Haile in 1929. She started school in Kansas, but in 1938 moved with her family to Turlock. Here, she attended grade school and graduated from Turlock High School in 1947. Myrna married Earl Sasser in 1948, and began her family in Tracy, Calif., where her three children were born. She began her employment as a bookkeeper at First ...
Services for Shamoeil Baba, 71 of Turlock, are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Saint Thomas Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church, 2901 N. Berkeley Ave., Turlock. It will be officiated by Father Kmal Bidawid. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Peggy Green, 73, passed away at home on Nov. 28 with her three daughters by her side. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, 3050 Winton Way in Atwater. A funeral service will be held at noon on Thursday, Dec. 10, also at Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, with a burial to follow at Winton District Cemetery.
Ruth Dorris Fliflet Lemos entered into her eternal reward on October 23, 2009, after devoting nearly 60 years of her life as an Assemblies of God missionary to Brazil. Teamed up with her dedicated husband, John, they established a ministry which reached the entire country of Brazil and touched lives around the world.
Donald Chronister, 79, of Merced, died Nov. 27. A memorial open house will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Donald's home on Saturday, Dec. 12.
Bobby High, 66, of Hilmar, passed away in Stanford, Calif. on Nov. 28. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway in Turlock.
Pat McCloud, 53, of Turlock, succumbed on Nov. 27 to injuries received in a Nov. 3 motorcycle accident. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home.
J. Guadalupe Mercado, 69, of Delhi, peacefully entered the presence of the Lord on Nov. 27. A viewing is scheduled from 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, with a holy rosary to follow at 6 p.m. at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. A mass in his honor will be celebrated at 12 noon on Friday, Dec. 4, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Ave. in Turlock. Interment will take place at a later date in Jalisco, Mexico.
Mary Ahlborn, 88, of Hughson, passed away in peace on Nov. 27 at the Alexander Hospice in Hughson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd.
Dolores Lundy, 79, of Turlock, passed away Nov. 28 at her home after a long illness. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home, 425 North Soderquist Rd.
Jovina Bettencourt, 84, of Hilmar, died Nov. 28 at Emanuel Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 3 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 20263 American Ave. in Hilmar. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Dec. 4 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial will be at Hills Ferry Cemetery District.
Paul Koelzer, 86, of Hughson, went to be with his Lord on Nov. 25. A memorial service to celebrate Paul's life will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Turlock Funeral Home Chapel, 425 North Soderquist Rd. Interment will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Virginia Nicholson, 95, of Turlock, passed away on Monday. Private services will be held at Oakmont Memorial Gardens of LaFayette.
Melvin Douglas Walker, 63, of Tehachapi, died Nov. 21 at San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 2 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave., Hughson. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Joseph Yacoub, 55, of Riverbank, died Nov. 21 in Los Banos. Visitation and services were held Nov. 29.
Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
Billy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Harvey and Lillian Mills and passed away after a sudden illness at the age of 86. He was the second of three children. His family settled in Hughson and Billy graduated from Hughson High School and excelled in basketball and baseball. He also attended MJC and then went on to proudly serve in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. Billy was a Medical Technician with the 121st Evac Hospital. He was awarded with a Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, a United Nations Service Medal and ...
John Walter Guy, Jr., 90, was born in Turlock to Mabel and John Guy, Sr. John's father was mayor of Turlock from 1930-35 and owner of Guy Funeral Home.
Leonard Mendonca, 80, of Turlock passed away suddenly at home on June 24, 2015. Leonard was born to Caetano and Adeline Mendonca in Modesto, Ca. He attended Roselawn School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and was the DJ on board the destroyer U.S.S. McKean. He loved music, HAM Radio, dancing, and sports. He was an outstanding fast-pitch softball pitcher, an avid Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors fan. He was very proud to have a son and grandson both ...
Helen C. Smith, age 97, of Hughson, California passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Samaritan Village. She was born November 8, 1917 in Jamestown, Rhode Island to Daniel and Margaret Murray. She graduated High School from Newport High School in Rhode Island before receiving her Bachelors Degree. She married Irving E. Smith November 9, 1942 in New York City. She was a Pediatric Nurse for 35 years. They lived in New York City, Long Island, and San Diego before settling in Hughson twelve years ago. Helen enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and bridge.
Elyn Jean Gregg, our beautiful mom, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the amazing age of 99. Mom was born in September of 1915 in Oakland, Nebraska, the 3rd of 5 children born to John and Ebba Nelson. The Nelson family moved to California in 1923 and after living in Denair and Delhi, they moved to the family farm in Hughson.
Heaven gained a beautiful angel when Judy, a Porterville resident for many years, joined their celestial choir on June 6, 2015 after a short illness. She was 74.
Desirae Crittenden,19, passed away in Northridge, CA on June 21, 2015. She was born on 08/08/95 in Turlock, CA. She grew up in Merced,CA and graduated from Merced High in 2013. She attended CSU Northridge and was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Desirae was loved by many and left an impact on many people's lives. Her love for EDM, country and Tupac music was out of this world. She loved dancing and going to raves. She also loved the SF Giants. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survied ...
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