Our mother went to meet her Savior the morning of January 30th, 2017 in the comfort of her home at 92 years of age. Mildred was born at home in Turlock, CA to Esther and Carl Erickson. She met her husband, Bennett Carlson, through the Swedish Baptist Church in San Jose. Bennett and Mildred wed in 1943 and are survived by four children, Robert (Lynn) Carlson, Richard (Tamara) Carlson, Jana (Steve) Franci & Cheryl (Gary) Galloway. They have eleven grandchildren (Christa, Erin, Alex, Mitchell, Ben, Alicia, Stephanie, Karl, Katie, Megan, Ryan) and three great grandchildren (Paige, Morgan, Logan).
Mitsuyo Shiba passed peacefully February 10 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was born in San Francisco third of five children to Kimiyo and Sadata Handa. From 1942-1945 her family was relocated to Japanese internment camps in Topaz, Utah.
Joe D. Vasquez passed away at the age of 72 on Monday, February 13, 2017 while being in hospice care at home. Joe was born on March 10, 1944 in Merced, California, however, he resided in Turlock, Ca where he worked as a food processor. Joe married Alice Aviña on June 12, 1964, and later had two children; Cynthia and Kenneth Vasquez. Joe coached his son in little league and later his grandson as well. Joe is survived by his grandson, Alex Rase, who Joe never failed to support march in the marching band, as well as a granddaughter ...
Dallas Nester, 73, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at Emanuel Hospital losing his battle with cancer. Dallas was born in Oklahoma and moved to Keyes, CA as a teenager. He later moved to Modesto where he was employed by Gallo Glass as a forklift operator where he later retired from. Dallas was a hard worker and enjoyed fishing and loved his family.
Vi was born in Turlock and went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 25. She was the youngest of five children born to Nils and Emma Swanson. She grew up on the farm in the Hilmar area and graduated from Hilmar High in 1944.
A committed and beautiful loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt passed peacefully in the early morning hours of her 60th birthday in Mission Springs, CA.
Donna Ray Mahler, February 19, 1930 – January 13, 2017 beloved Sister, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother passed away peacefully after a long illness at the age of 85 in Sonora, CA with her children at her side. She was predeceased by her husband Edgar (Ed) of 35 years. She is survived by her sister, Dorice (Herbert) Sheldon, sister, Lynn (Ernest) Wheeler and brother Lester Ross (Caren), daughter Carol Mahler, sons John Mahler, Glen Mahler and Mark Mahler. Her Grandsons are: Ryan Mahler, Kevin Mahler, Steffen Mahler, Edgar (Eddie) Mahler and Justin Vincent. Her granddaughters are Health Quintero-Refuerzo and Elizabeth Mahler ...
On Feb. 5, 2017 Clara Ellen (Lozier) Mercer went to be with her Lord and rejoin with family who went before.
Dorothy Gladys Hanne (Cornell) passed away peacefully in her sleep February 4, 2017 at Townsend House Assisted Living in Chico, CA. She was born in 1920 and raised in Turlock, and graduated from Turlock High School in 1938. After graduation she was a bookkeeper at the Turlock Branch of the Modesto Lumber Company for 9 years. During WWII she corresponded with her future husband, Harold, who was in the Army Air Corps, and they got married a few years after the war. In 1953 she and Harold opened the Alta Vista Sport Shop on Yosemite Blvd in Modesto, which they ...
Hank Adams age 92 passed away on February 3, 2017.
"For such a short little time, we were blessed with the love of our sweet little angels. Hudson Kennedy and Blake Logan, our precious twin baby girls, will live in our hearts until we see them again."
LeMarr passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House at the age of 71. He was a lifelong resident of Turlock and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from CSUStanislaus. He served in the United States Air Force for four years where he was stationed in North Dakota and California. He worked for many years as an electrician. LeMarr loved cars, sports cars and motorcycles. He enjoyed going for rides on his motorcycle.
Leontina Sousa passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 28, 2017, surrounded by family at Memorial Medical Center of Modesto. She was born September 10, 1933 to Antonio Ferreira and Rosa Da Silva in Sao Joao, Pico, Azores. She worked alongside her husband building their dairy in Turlock for 23 years and prided herself in raising all baby calves. She had such a love for the dairy life that she continued raising calves to the age of 75.
Harriet was born in Chicago, IL to Eli and Clara Carlson and passed away at the age of 92 in Turlock. She settled in California at a young age and graduated from Turlock High School. At a church youth group she met her husband Edward Backman. Harriet was very active at the Evangelical Free Church in Turlock for many years. She worked as a bookkeeper for various businesses and later she and Ed worked together in both farming and construction. She enjoyed camping with Ed in their R.V.
"Gary" Gerard Grant Kerkvliet was born in Billings, Montana on March 13, 1949 and passed on December 28, 2016 in Turlock, California. He was preceded in death by his father Bernard Kerkvliet. He is survived by his mother Stella Kerkvliet, her partner Bob Gugler, his three younger siblings: brother Bernie and his wife Marianne and sisters Carol Kerkvliet and Dona Kerkvliet-Varin. He is also survived by his nieces Carla Garcia, Andrea Francis, Kyle Kerkvliet, Caleb Kerkvliet, Vanessa Varin and Elizabeth Varin. He is also leaves behind a growing number of great-nieces and great-nephews as well as numerous longtime friends.
It is with great sadness that we say good-bye to our beloved husband, father, grandfather, Robert "Bob" LeRoy Santos who passed away peacefully February 13 ...
Don Kelly Shackelford, age 66, passed away Monday, February 13th, 2017. He was born in Turlock, CA on June 24rd, 1950, son of Virginia Shackelford ...
Our beloved Uncle Bob passed away February 6, 2017 at the age of 91 after a short illness. With much joy and a shout of ...
Elaine Rose Barnett passed away on February, 20, 2017 at the age of 81 in Turlock, CA.
Diane Marie Vasconcellos, 67, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home.
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