A private service and inurnment will be held for Agatha Ashcraft, 92, of Turlock. Agatha was born May 31, 1917, in Neunkirchen, Soap land, Germany and died June 15 in Turlock Nursing & Rehab. She was born in the Saarland and was raised in the Rhineland by her grandparents, after she lost her father during World War I and her mother at age 6. She attended a girl's finishing school in Dusseldorf at 16 for ...
Services are pending for Brian Cochneuer, 56, of Modesto. He was born in Bellevue, Ill. to Lon and Dixie Cochneuer in 1952. He was raised in Modesto and lived most of his adult years in Southern California. In 1987, Brian moved to Coarsegold, Calif. and then settled back in Modesto in 1994. He made his living as a truck driver. Brian enjoyed playing his guitar, target shooting with family, and riding his Harley Davidson. He ...
A celebration of life for Gordon Larsen, 84, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Allen Mortuary. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Gordon passed away at home with family at his side on Thursday.
Visitation for Charles House, 79, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, also at Turlock Funeral Home. Private internment will take place at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Charles House passed on the morning of June 21, 2009.
A celebration of life service will be held for Lorraine Bettencourt, 84, of Ceres at 11 a.m. Monday at Samaritan Village, 7700 Fox Rd., Hughson. A dear mother and loving grandmother, Lorraine was surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren, when she went home to heaven.
Viewing for Wilma Fairchild, 84, of Turlock will be from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Allen Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, also at Allen Mortuary. Private burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park. Wilma passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital on Monday.
Services for Harold Seder, 82, of Turlock are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32043 W. McCabe Rd., in Gustine.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Erma Azevedo, 87, of Stevinson at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Stevinson. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. Erma passed away at home with family at her side on Saturday.
A memorial service for M. Susie Ingram, 77, of Turlock, will be held at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Saturday. All of her friends are invited to join the celebration of her life and to rejoice in remembering her as she lived and loved.
Family and friends are invited to memorial services for Anne Lehigh Harris, 90, of Turlock at 11 a.m. on July 25 at the First United Methodist Church, 1660 Arbor Way, Turlock.
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 ...
Sharon Matson was born May 5, 1943 in San Francisco, CA to Eldon and Ruth (Dargitz) Challberg. Sharon attended schools in Turlock, with a brief stint at East Bakersfield High, graduating in 1961 from Turlock High School.
Eliseu "Eli" S. Mendonça, Sr., age 67, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at his Crows Landing residence. Mr. Mendonça was born in Feteira, Terceira, Açores and immigrated to the United States in 1957, and together with his parents and siblings, settled in Tulare, California. The family also resided in Stockton and Tracy. In 1963, the family moved their dairy operation to Willows where they resided for five years. In 1967, the opportunity ...
Gary Grant Norman passed away April 2, 2013 from a pulmonary embolism at the age of 52. Gary was born in Logan, Utah and grew up with his large and close-knit family in Paradise, Utah. Gary worked hard and loved to play football. All who met Gary immediately liked him. He served honorably in the England London South Mission for two years and was married to Angela Batty in the Logan, Utah Temple on September 10, 1982. He graduated from Utah State University in 1986.
Randy Lee Au passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 after a long illness. He was born October 31, 1968 to Danny and Mary Au.
Celia entered into rest peacefully on March 29, 2013.
Michael Boyd, 55, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center after a two year battle with cancer. Michael was born at Emanuel Hospital in Turlock to Henry and Lynn Boyd. He graduated from Turlock High School. He was a high school athlete competing in baseball and wrestling. For 35 years he worked as a carpenter in home construction. He enjoyed playing softball, gambling, and hanging out with his friends. Michael had lots of friends. He will be greatly missed.