Tom de Graaf, 86, of Turlock, passed away at his home on Friday, June 11. Tom had been an active member of the Turlock community since 1963. He was born in Santa Cruz on Jan. 22, 1924, the son of Tom and Alice de Graaf of the Netherlands, who followed their dreams to begin a new life in the United States. He attended Ripon Christian Jr. High and high school, graduating in 1941. He served ...
Julia Babeadeh, 87, of Turlock, died Tuesday. Services have been held. Julia was born in 1923 in Urmia, Iran. She was a homemaker for 52 years and a member of St. John's Assyrian Presbyterian Church of Turlock. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Frieda Swaney of Los Angeles; and grandchildren, Peter Mokhatas of Kentucky and Michelle Mokhatas of Glendale. She was preceded in death by her husband, Natniel Moghadas; and son, Alfred Mokhatas.
John was born in Garden City, Kansas to Ludwig and Frances Gingrich in 1920. He spent his "youth" in an Army artillery unit in Northern Europe during World War II. That experience shaped his life; over half of his unit did not return home. He later graduated from San Francisco State with both a bachelor's and master's degrees. In 1948, he married Margaret in Oakland. John worked for about 30 years as a barber in ...
Brian "Tom" Julius, 89, of Turlock, passed away in the comfort of his home, with his loving family by his side.
Denia Rocha Machado, 76, of Livingston, passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson after a brief battle with cancer on April 9, surrounded by her family. She was born in Terceira, Azores in 1933. She married John Machado in 1950, and had seven children. The family then immigrated to Livingston in 1968. She loved children, and for several years she cared for various children in her home. She also helped to raise ...
Faye Rodrigues, 49, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Thursday. She was born in Hawaii to Earl Kealoha and Elizabeth Lola Rodrigues. The family moved to California when Faye was just 5 years old. She loved the outdoors and also loved cooking, cleaning and crocheting. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a happy person and enjoyed talking and laughing with her family and friends. She attended Victory Outreach in Modesto.
John Machado Neto Jr., 70, of Queen Creek, Ariz. passed away in Bakersfield on June 4. John was born Sept. 14, 1939 in San Jose to John and Mary Neto.
Clarence was born in Mc Louth, Kansas to Clarence and Udera in 1930. He later settled in Turlock, where he lived for 40 years. Clarence enjoyed watching his children play baseball in Little League, race cars and animals.
Suzanne Marie Hutson, 44, passed away June 4 with her family by her side at Kaiser Hospital in Modesto.
Ken Hearn passed away peacefully at his home in Turlock after a brief and brave battle with cancer; he was 58 years old. He worked for Fed Ex freight for 26 years and lived in Turlock for the past 37 years. He enjoyed spoiling his grandchildren with special treats and spending time with his family.
John Spier, 65, of Turlock, passed away in Modesto. He was born in Riverside. John was a communications technician for Pacific Bell for 30 years and for the Turlock Unified School District for 10 years. He was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America and Communications Workers of America. John enjoyed woodworking, fly fishing, hiking, camping and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Suzanne Spier ...
Maria Dolores Gudino, 38, of Modesto, passed away on May 30 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Turlock to Jose Luis and Maria Renteria in 1972. She was a good role model and was always positive. Maria was a very happy person. She loved football, and the Oakland Raiders were her favorite team. Her family was her priority. She will be greatly missed by her family and those who knew her. Maria is ...
Agaton Basig Gumanday III, 26, of Atwater, died June 2 in Snelling. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 11 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. Burial will be private. Agaton was a laborer for two years at Dole Canned Food. He attended Christian Victory Center in Hilmar. He enjoyed skateboarding, playing with his children, nephews, nieces and cousins, he also liked to ride dirt bikes and fish. ...
Our beloved wife, mother, grammy, sister, aunt and friend, Marjorie Pittser, passed on June 5 at the age of 67. Her last days were spent at Memorial Hospital in Modesto with her family and friends at her side.
John V. Lawrence, 85 of Hilmar, died May 31 in Turlock. Services have been held. Burial was at North Hilmar Cemetery.
Katherine Rushing, 51, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, with her family by her side in Turlock. She was born in Carmel, California and moved to Turlock at the age of 14. She graduated Turlock High School in 1977. She was employed as a Counseling Tech for 15 years for the John B. Allard School and was awarded the Bell Award. She loved horseback riding, animals, reading, and taking trips with family and friends.
Don was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota on December 18, 1936 to Ben and DeFranca Bronson and passed away at the Veterans Hospital in Fresno on Monday, July 11, 2011.
Yayeko Jean Koda died quietly in Turlock, California on July 13, 2011. She was 92 years old.
Emma was born on February 12, 1920 and laid to rest on July 8, 2011;
Randall J. Cummings, a long time resident of Turlock and most recently of Mountain Ranch received his angel wings on July 8, 2011. Randy was the owner of Cummings Floor Covering and is the co-founder of Pure Joy Ministries.
David Haman Lewis, Jr., 87, passed away June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph's
Elvira Virginia Aguiar, age 86 of Turlock, CA was born October 1-1913 in Patterson, California. Elvira passed away July 6, 2011, in Turlock, California.
Deagan Moody, a loved son and incredible brother passed away on June 27, 2011. He is survived by his dad Roy Moody, his mom Melissa Moody, and his sister Emry Moody. Deagan will be missed by all of his family and friends.
Our son, Zach, chose to move on to another life after receiving life altering injuries in an automobile accident. If you didn't know our Zach, I pray you have a Zach in your life. From the time Zach was born he spent his life loving it and everyone he came in contact with.