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Ida Florence Ramos

Ida was born in Turlock to Manuel and Lena Furtado. She met her husband, Cliff Ramos and married in 1933. Ida and Cliff bought their first house, located at 406 N. Denair Ave., where they built a swimming pool and opened it up to family, friends and the neighborhood. Many people still remember her from those days and the generosity she extended to the people around them. Before leaving Turlock she worked part-time at J.C. Penny's and Puccinelli's Packing Company. During those days she was a member of the Turlock Horsemen's Club, and Eagles Aux. Ida ...

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


Dominga Mary “Elva” Garcia

Viewing of Dominga Mary "Elva" Garcia, 79, will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. Services will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 16, also at Turlock Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


Cynthia Denise Simpson

Cynthia Denise Simpson, 52, of Turlock, passed away on July 6 in Sacramento. She was a homemaker for 21 years. Cynthia enjoyed yoga, going for walks, spending time with her grandkids, and spending time alone with her husband. She loved being with her family, and she was a caring and loving person. She is survived by her husband, Fernandez Ray Simpson of Turlock; son, Kelvin Joe Dorsey Jr. of San Diego; daughters, Deshawn Holder of Turlock, Devin Dorsey of Turlock, Erica Simpson and Sherrae Dorsey of Modesto; sisters, Griselda Green of Florida and Rochelle Pierce of Alyiso; and grandchildren, Quialah ...

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


Milton L. Cederlind

Milton Cederlind was born in Newman Grove, Neb. in 1920 to parents Frank and Augusta Cederlind. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, where he earned his pilot wings. He was stationed in India and China. When he returned home to Nebraska, Milton met and married Lucille, his wife of 62 years. They farmed and raised their family in Nebraska before settling in Turlock in 1965. In 1982, he retired from his position as safety engineer from Banquet Foods. Milton was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church which is now Light of Christ Church in Turlock ...

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


George Macias Rodriguez

George Macias Rodriguez, 59, of Hughson, died on July 12. He was born in Phoenix, Ariz. When he moved to Turlock, he worked as an auto mechanic for 20 years. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hughson. He enjoyed working with cars and going to car shows. He loved spending time with his granddaughters.

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


Lorraine F. Glover

Lorraine Frank Glover, 87, of Turlock, passed away on July 10 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Mrs. Glover was born June 5, 1923 in Michigan. In 1959 her family moved to California. As a registered nurse, Mrs. Glover cared for infants and surgical/medical and operating room patients. Lorraine and her husband "Bud" moved to Turlock 26 years ago. Lorraine is a member of the First Presbyterian Church, a past volunteer with the Emanuel Medical Center Auxiliary, a current member and past president of the Turlock Newcomers and Friends, as well as a member of Sip and Sew.

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


Ruth DeRooy

Ruth "Woutje" DeRooy, 84 of Turlock, passed away from Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Waddinxveen, Holland to Jan and Willempje Van Elk in 1925. She married Art A. DeRooy following WW II, and then immigrated to Australia in 1954. Their only child, Arthur B., was born 1956 in Sydney. The family immigrated to Sacramento in 1958. Ruth worked clerical jobs, retiring from PERS, State of California, after more than 20 years. She served faithfully with the Sacramento Christian Reformed Church while pursuing hobbies of gardening, crocheting and ballroom dancing. Travel was also a deep love and was reflected ...

July 13, 2010 | | OBITS


Shirly Hulbert

Shirly Hulbert passed away on July 3. She will always be remembered by her riding buddies and missed by her family, friends and USDA co-workers. Shirly worked as a slaughter inspector for the USDA for 25 years in the red-meat plants in Modesto. She graduated from Live Oaks High School in Morgan Hill. She was a generous and cool mother, a dutiful yet ornery daughter, but most of all a true friend to those who knew her. Her sense of humor was one of the many things, besides stubbornness, that she passed on to her children. She was a devoted ...

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Soleman Betmerza

Soleman Betmerza, 71, of Turlock, died on July 8. He was born in 1938 in Oroumich, Iran. When he moved to California he became a plumber.

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Maria Gonsalves Avelar Nunes

Maria Gonsalves Avelar Nunes, 87, of Los Banos, passed away on July 7. She was born in 1922 in Ponta dos Rosais, Sao Jorge, Azores. She was a homemaker in California.

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Mary Katherine Ruff

Mary was born in Columbus, Ind. to parents Harry and Dorothy Vogt in 1934. She attended Lutheran schools as a child. In 1951, she married Vern Purtlebaugh and they had two children, Vern and Darlene. Mary and Vern divorced and she later married Bill Ruff in Indiana. They were married for 56 years. She enjoyed dancing and taking care of her home.

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Kenneth E. Middleton

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge." - Proverbs 24-10.

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Jayne Hougland

Jayne Hougland, 94, passed away on July 7 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She formerly lived in Turlock until her recent move to the Samaritan Village in Hughson. Jayne was born Jan. 28, 1916 in Glasgow, Mont. to Melville and Bertha Walker. She graduated from high school in Montana and went on to graduate from the University of Montana with a BA in Fine Arts. Her hobbies included water color painting, playing bridge and reading. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Turlock, P.E.O., the Red Hat Society, and a volunteer at Emanuel Hospital ...

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Donald Calvin Yingling

Donald Calvin Yingling, 84, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Donald was born in Sandwich, Ill. to Oscar and Minnie Yingling. As a young man he entered the U.S. Navy, serving in the South Pacific during WW II. He took great pride in serving his country.

July 09, 2010 | | OBITS


Barbara Dee Woodral

Barbara Dee Woodral, 66, passed away on July 7 in Crescent City after battling cancer. She was born on Aug. 3, 1943 in Durante, Okla. and resided there until the age of 13. Barbara then moved to California where she spent the rest of her life. She met her husband, Bob, in high school, and they later had three children together. Barbara was a homemaker for many years and worked 12 years prior to her retirement at Dairyland Market in Hilmar, where she was well known by many. She retired in Crescent City four years ago. Barbara loved her grandchildren ...

July 09, 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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