Norma Navigato, 72, of Turlock, California, died August 25, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Modesto. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to William and Rose Navigato. She graduated from Fenger High School in Chicago in 1958. She moved to Southern California around the age of 30 and belonged to the Young Ladies Institute. She settled in Turlock in 1977 and belonged to Monte Vista Chapel. She enjoyed novels, watching Dr. Phil, Judge Judy, and spending time with her family.
Darryl Lee Joslin age 58, Entered into Rest on August 25, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock and he was born on June 25, 1954 in Turlock, CA. He was a Plasterer in Construction for Seven Years and enjoyed playing Guitar.
Helen "Dorene" Mathey age 77, Entered into Rest on Saturday, August 25, 2012 and she was born on September 18, 1934 in Beloit, Ohio. Dorene was a Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles since 1967, she enjoyed Family Time, Bowling for many years and was a "Great Fan" of the Oakland A's, San Jose Sharks and Nascar Racing.
James D. Petros, of Turlock, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Friday afternoon, August 24, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born in Chicago, Ill. to parents James Esa and Linda Radtke Petros on January 28, 1939.
Randy Washburn, 57, of Hilmar, California, passed away August 19, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Merced. He was born February 10, 1955 in Turlock. He worked for N & S Tractor in Hilmar for over 20 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and playing the guitar.
Helen Sorensen was born November 28, 1924 and went home to be with Jesus Christ her savior on August 19, 2012.
Former longtime Turlock resident and agribusiness man, Roland M. Ramsey, passed away in Lake Oswego, Oregon on August 15, 2012 surrounded by his family.
Robert Jensen, 71, of Modesto, passed away peacefully at his home. Robert was born in Stockton, CA to Olaf and Florence (Pratt) Jensen. He grew up on a dairy farm in Stevinson where they grew their own feed. A 1959 graduate of Hilmar High School, Robert worked for many years driving heavy equipment leveling land for farming. He enjoyed camping and fishing. Favorite spots included the Melones and Pardee Lake Reservoirs. His wife Mary gave him a beautiful boat that Robert meticulously cleaned and polished for sport and fishing. He maintained his health and fitness by faithfully exercising and working ...
Celestino "Tino" Calderon, age 66, entered into Rest on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Chapel, 286 W. Main St., Turlock, followed by a Chapel Service at 6:00pm. Internment will be held on Saturday, August 25th, 10:00 am at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock.
Esther R. Case, 72 of Hilmar, passed away peacefully, with loved ones holding her hands, on August 18, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. Esther had a beautiful and happy spirit. She was born in Turlock, CA October 13, 1939 to Harvey and Nellie MacDannald. Esther was the twin sister of Dr. Harry MacDannald, and sister to eight other siblings, she was always surrounded by love and laughter.
Louise Tornell, 87, of Turlock, died Saturday morning at her residence after a long illness.
Albert "Abe" Abraham, 88, of Modesto died peacefully Sunday, August 5, 2012 surrounded by his family. Albert was born July 28, 1924 in Chicago, IL, grew up in Gary, Indiana, and has lived in the Modesto area for over 65 years.
Nathan was born on March 2, 1978 in Oswego, NY. He joined older sister, Theresa, and in 1984 his family was blessed with sister, Elizabeth, which gave him the opportunity to be an older brother.
Specialist Benjamin C. Pleitez, 25, of Turlock, passed away Friday in Mazar E Sharif, Afghanistan.
Stevie Ray Ruth was born on Aug. 22, 1932 in Dallas, Texas to Steve and Juanita Ruth. Ray passed away at his daughter's home in Medford, Ore. on July 11, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.
Don is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marjorie Ann Sorensen Green; two sons Roger (Nancy) Green of Modesto, and Douglas (Dee) Green of Vacaville, son-in-law Melvin (Barbara) Bradley of Oakdale, three grandchildren: Cheryle (Raquel) Fleming-Bradley of Clovis, Ryan Green and Jason Green of Modesto; a great-grandson Tanner Bradley, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at Mar Addai Church of the East on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 am with burial to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Baljit is survived by her husband Gurbachan Sandhu, and four children: Harjit Bhatti, Daljit Lehal, Parmjit Sanhu, and Gurdip Sandhu.
She is survived by her children: Calvin (Eileen) Olson in Modesto; Kathy (Michael) Rossmann in Grand Junction, CO; Joyce (Mark) Koontz in Richmond, VA; and Dean (Joyce) Olson in Santa Clara; sister Ruth Rupel in LaVerne; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley Olson and four siblings.