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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Frank, son of Florencio and Juanita Mora, was born in New Mexico in 1938. He later settled in Stanislaus County. He worked in construction for over 30 years doing concrete work. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Faye went to be with our Lord and Savior on June 15. She was born in Holland to Julia and Willem TenHove. She and her husband, Alfred, along with their son emigrated from Holland in 1948. Through the years they were in the dairy business and owned a grocery store. Faye was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband in the family businesses. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family. She also loved the fellowship of their church and friends.