Jerry was born in Martinez to George and Sadie Carter. He lived there until the 6th grade then moved to a farm in Turlock. He graduated from Turlock High and met his future wife, Martha, whom he married in 1956. He was in the National Guard for two years, and went to work at Shell Oil in Martinez in 1955. He retired at age 51 after 30 years at Shell.
Clifford Dick, 92, of Turlock, passed away at his home at Covenant Village. Clifford was born in Girard, Kansas to Harry and Florence Dick, one of three children. He attended school in Kansas before moving at age 12 to Turlock, California. Cliff attended Washington Elementary School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1942. He married Myrtle Marie Commons the same year before joining the US Navy in 1943. He served several stateside assignments in the Navy before his honorable discharge in 1945. He had a variety of abilities: he worked for Santa Fe Railroad as a telegraph operator, was ...
Adolph "Sam" Mendoza, of Ceres, California, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 in Modesto, California, at the age of 78 following a brief hospital stay. He was surrounded by his loving family when he passed.
With loved ones by her side, Annie passed away peacefully at the age of 90. She was raised and lived most of her life in Hughson. She was a house wife on the family farm, her unreserved kindness was felt by all friends, family members, and neighbors. She had a knack for making all feel welcomed and included. Annie is survived by her children, Marvin (Kathy) Mendonca, Marilyn (Kirk) Evers, and Jim (Martha) Mendonca, as well as her grandchildren Elizabeth, Jessica, and Cristian. She was preceded in death by her loving husband , Joseph Rawleigh, and infant granddaughter, Sara Santina.
Mrs. Betty Louise Gay, 82, of Delhi, CA passed away surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in Turlock, California. Louise was born on Saturday, March 25, 1933 in Keota, OK to Jim and Higa Thomas. Her family meant a great deal to Louise and her best friends were her sisters. Louise loved camping and spending time with family. She was a homemaker who took care of her family to the best of her ability. She did run many different small businesses throughout the years because she loved the challenge of running a business. Louise was active ...
Debbie Moody was the best friend, sister, daughter, mother & "Gigi" that anyone could have. Debbie was born to Wayne & Beatrice Moody in Bakersfield, California. She grew up in Oildale & Bakersfield making mud pies with her little sister Diana. In 1970 she graduated from Foothill High School, married Dan Curran and gave birth to their daughter Renee. They lived in San Luis Obispo, Florence, Italy, Pacific Grove & Seaside. She married Dennis Hartshorn in 1992. In 1998 Debbie became "Grandma Grace" or "Gigi" to her first grandchild. Debbie moved to Turlock in 2001 to be closer to her daughter & grandchildren Miranda & Max ...
Lillian Diane Sharp, 76, of Delhi, passed away peacefully at Emanuel Medical Center on January 31 due to a brief and unexpected illness. She was married to her loving husband Johnny Lee Sharp for 40 years, until his untimely death in 1997, and she was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Wayne passed away on January 28, 2016 at home surrounded by family. He died of natural causes. He was 90 years old. Wayne was born in Jacksonville, Ca.. His parents were Earl & Verna Penrose. He was raised in Jacksonville, Ca & attended local schools.
Mark Jerome LaChapell, 68, of Turlock, California passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. He was born in Turlock California to Frank and Camilla LaChapell. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and later received a degree in electrical engineering. For 38 years he worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories as a senior electronics design engineer. Over the past 11 years he joined forces with his son, Scott, putting those same skills at work to build LaChapell Audio.
Douglas Jerome Perry peacefully passed away at his home with his family Saturday morning Jan. 16, 2016 after a lingering illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1931 in Nebraska but has been a resident of Turlock for over 50 years.