Bernell Snider, 94, beloved husband, father and friend of so many, passed away peacefully at his home of 64 years in Turlock. Born in Denair to parents Earl and Mary Morrison Snider, he grew up there and attended local schools, until transferring to Turlock High School where he graduated in 1940. He attended Modesto Junior College until 1942, when he enlisted in U.S. Navy to serve his country. He was schooled and trained in San Luis Obispo, Colorado and Kansas. He graduated with honors from St. Mary's College in Moraga, CA, and was trained to fly and land ...
Lupe Salazar, 82, of Turlock, died September 23, 2015 at Bel Air Lodge. She was born November of 1932 in Bakersfield to Cruz and Julia Valdivia. She spent most of her life in Los Angeles until settling to Turlock in 2002. She married Jose Puente 3 years ago. Lupe enjoyed reading her bible and attended Fellowship Bible Chapel. She also enjoyed playing board games with her friends at Silvercrest Residence. Most of all she loved shopping, you could find Lupe shopping at any clothing department in town.
Fernando Ruesga passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015. He was 49 years old. He was born in Mexico and lived all of his life in Turlock, California. Fernando was preceded in death by his father Valeriano Ruesga and brother Ubaldo Ruesga. He is survived by his mother Wenceslada Ruesga. His children Mark Ruesga, Nathan Ruesga and Matthew Ruesga. His siblings: Nasario Ruesga; Martin Ruesga; Federico Ruesga; Trinidad Ruesga; Beva Maciel; Oscar Ruesga; and by three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews that adored him. Fernando was a car salesman for over 25 years, a job that he enjoyed and ...
Joan Snider, 86, of Turlock, passed away at her home. Joan was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota to George and Gladyce Hartmann. She married Hallie Snider in April of 1952 in Sterling, Colorado. Hallie was a World War II Veteran who served in the US Navy. Joan worked in retail sales for over 40 years. She was married to Hal for 51 years before he passed away in 2003. Hal was a life member of the VFW and Joan was a 25 year member of the VFW Auxiliary.
Eleanor Manke Mensonides, a lifelong resident of the area, went to be with Jesus on September 2015 after a struggle with Lewy Body dementia. She was born in Ripon, California on July 1936, the second child of Gus and Martha Manke. Eleanor grew up on her parents' farm and learned early how to work hard at all sorts of chores, like feeding chickens and cows, gathering eggs, and picking peaches. She attended schools in Modesto, graduating from Modesto High in 1954. She earned an Associates degree in bookkeeping from Modesto Junior College in 1956 and worked in various secretarial positions ...
Lermon "Larry" Parker was born in Gatesville, Texas to Odus and Luna Parker in July of 1935. Larry grew up and graduated from high school in Texas. He continued his education at Foothill and De Anza Colleges in California.
Marge was born in Winton, CA to Earl & Esther Falke. She moved to Hilmar, CA at an early age. She was the oldest of seven children - Bud (Earl Jr.), Bob, Virginia Brown, Ray Wally, and Walt. All preceded her in death.
John Kelly Shackelford, a godly man, is now in the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born in Oklahoma in January 16th 1930, Kelly, as he was known, was part of a large family and was one of ten children.
Carmen Johnson was born in Turlock at Emanuel Hospital on December 12, 1926 to Carl & Edith Johnson. She passed away at the age of 88 at Paramount Court with her loving husband of nearly 70 years by her side.
Vivian Ralston, 75, of Delhi, passed away at her home. Vivian was born in Aberdeen, Washington to Jack and Evelyn Ralston. She graduated from Leggett Valley High School, attended Humboldt State University, and graduated from Dental School in San Francisco. She worked for 10 years in at Turlock Dental Office and 29 years in the Foster Farms Insurance Claims Office. She enjoyed golf, hunting and fishing. She had been described as a "Little Tomboy".