Edward Meye, 71, of Denair, lost his battle with cancer at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born to Edward H. and Elizabeth Meyer in Oakland. After his high school graduation, Edward attended trade school and got his start as an auto mechanic. For many years he ran his own business specializing in the repair of imported cars. In 1958 he married Irene Francis. They were married for 47 years before her death in 2005.
Luis Augusto Freitas Reis was born May 1940 in Topo, Sao Jorge, Acores.
Denton Palmer, superintendent of Turlock Schools from 1982 until his retirement in 1992, was killed in a bicycling accident last week a few miles from his home on Whidbey Island in Washington.
Genevieve "Vee" Baptista, 97, passed away Feb. 14 in San Diego. Genevieve was born and raised in Hughson to parents Joe and Conceicao Baptista. She married Enos Baptista in 1930, and was married for 55 years until he passed away. In 1940, Enos and Genevieve moved to Los Banos where they started a life of farming. They lived there until they retired to Santa Cruz, where she could be closer to her parents. After ...
Emma Pauline Gioletti, 93, was born in Chowchilla and passed away Friday at her home in Turlock surrounded by her devoted family.
Janelle Noemi Godinez was born on June 28, 1977, in Watsonville to Jose and Amada Godinez. She was the loving sister of Jose, Sandra, Robert, Sophia, Francisco and Daniel Godinez. Janelle is survived by son, Andrew Sanchez. She was a loving aunt to many nephew and nieces. She also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Janelle will be greatly missed.
Lily Khachi passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
Geneva J. Chachanian , 68, was born on Jan. 31, 1943, in Al Habaniya, Iraq, and passed away on Feb.20. She was a wonderful mother and the greatest grandmother in the world. She was the greatest loving, caring, nurturing mother, sister, spouse, and most of all a great teacher and a listener.
Lloyd Zimmerman, 81, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center.
Maria Dolores Castañeda, 85, was born in Mexico to Valentin and Francisca Castañeda. She resided in the Delhi area for 38 years.
Burton Nance, 79, of Turlock, was born to Leonard and Willie Nance in Oklahoma City. He was a high school graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He married Patricia Marler in July of 1975. He passed away at Bel Air Lodge Convalescent Hospital in Turlock.
Gayle Norman Pinkney of San Jose passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76 on Feb. 11, 2011 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital at Santa Teresa.
Ricardo Sanchez, Jr. was born on Sept. 13, 1976, in Salinas, Calif. to Irma and Ricardo Sanchez, Sr. He was the loving brother of Miguel, Jose and Sonia Sanchez. Ricardo is survived by his children, Dominic, Gabriel and Andrew Sanchez. He was a loving uncle to Adrian and Leena Sanchez. He also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Ricardo will be greatly missed.
Hazel Lorene Ward, 88, of Turlock, died Feb. 15 in Turlock. She was born in 1922 in Dardanelle, Ark. She was a nurse's aide for 14 years and a member of Free Will Baptist Church of Turlock.
Aiden Loucks lost his battle with RSV on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. He was 2 1/2 years old. In that short time he changed our lives for the better and brightened our world. He loved music, dancing, French fries and going for rides in the truck. When he wasn't watching his favorite television show "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy," he loved playing outside and chasing bubbles. He has taken a ...
Mr. August Martin was born in Ribeirinha, Terceira, Azores. He was 64 years of age and passed away at Mercy Hospital, Merced, California, April 28, 2013.
Mary Ellen Jaynes Himmelstoss passed away peacefully April 27th, 2013 in Atwater, CA at 90 years of age. She was born, May 9, 1922 in Hayward, CA. to E. Eudora and Clay J. Jaynes. She was the eldest of four sisters, herself, Eudora, Sally, and Ann. At four years old, the family settled in Ballico, CA on a newly established dairy and diversified farm. A pioneer family helping settle the Ballico area was hard work. ...
Marie Henrietta Leduc Snyder died peacefully in her own home on April 23, 2013 at the age of 91. She was the daughter of Edward B. Leduc and Elsie Vaissiere. Marie was born in San Francisco on March 17, 1922 and raised in Turlock. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1939, Modesto Junior College in 1941, and UC Berkeley in 1943. On March 30, 1947 she married Benjamin F. Snyder. Marie's paternal grandparents were ...
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Leona Ellen Salmonson was born in Irwin City, CA to Adolph and Phoebe Carlson and was raised on her family farm in the Riverside area. She attended Fairview School and Hilmar High School. It was in high school where she met the love of her life, Reuben William Salmonson. Leona graduated from high school in 1937. She attended Delores Premier Beauty School in San Francisco, CA. Leona owned and operated the first beauty shop in ...
Bill was born in Glen Rock, New Jersey to William and Hazel (Lockwood) Torrens. Bill grew up in Glen Rock. He graduated from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, New Jersey in 1945.
Jean Heckendorf passed away, Tuesday, April 22 in Hughson, California. Jean was born to Linden E. and Margaret H. Heckendorf on November 19, 1925, in Turlock, California. She was a graduate of Fresno State College and earned her master's degree at the University of Colorado, at Boulder. Jean taught Physical Education at Tennyson High School in Hayward for over thirty years and finished her career as an English instructor.
Dan was born in Hollister, CA to Manuel and Mary Avilla and has lived in Stevinson, CA since 1934. Attended Merquin Elementary and Hilmar High School. Served in the US Army from1945-46 at Camp Beale AFB base near Marysville, CA. Shortly after returning home from service he met his future wife Lula Garvin. Dan is survived by his wife of 65 years Lula (Garvin) Avilla. Also surviving are four sons, Randy (Suzie), Rodney (Norma), Roger ...
Donna M. Erickson was born on October 29, 1934 and passed away on April 13, 2013. She is predeceased by her parents, Donald and Muriel Olds and her son, Kevin Erickson (Pam).
Rui is survived by his wife Rosemarie Lynn Machado and children, Alyssa and Rui Allen. He also leaves behind his 2 grandchildren and his siblings.
Charlie Alberti was enjoying his yard work on April 11 when his heart stopped and needed to rest. Charlie was born on August 15, 1918 in San Rafael to Swiss Italian parents Emil and Catherine Alberti. He lived in San Rafael, Los Banos, and Gustine on his parents' 20 acre dairy ranch. Charlie was a World War II Veteran and served with the 41st Infantry and Artillery Division where he was a scout for the ...
Amy Anna Elvera Johnson was brought into this world at home on December 31, 1915 in Marysville, California. She was the fifth of six children to Josua and Hannah Johnson. Amy attended Beulah Covenant Church as a child and is a charter member of Monte Vista Chapel.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing Bob Applegate after a long battle with illness.
Kathleen Ann (Cole) Lieb passed away on April 10, 2013 in Los Banos, Calif., surrounded by family members and many close, extremely dedicated friends who took care of her every need during her three-and-a-half year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 49 years old.
Jane was born in Holdenville, OK in 1943. The family moved out west where they lived in several towns until coming to Turlock in 1956, where her father would run a local vacuum cleaner shop. Jane graduated from Turlock High School in 1961 where she was active as a cheerleader, student body secretary and the 1961 Football Queen. After graduation she moved to Fresno to attend business college. In 1962, she married her high school ...