Tony was born in Rawlins, Wyoming to Benito and Refugio Aguiniga in 1922. While still an infant, he moved with his family to their native country of Ziquitaro, Michoacan, Mexico. When Tony was a young man of 17 years, he returned to the United States, coming to reside in Turlock, CA. At the age of 21, he married his loving wife, Angelita. After serving in the Army during World War II, he was honorably discharged and came back to Turlock where he began to work in agriculture. Later, Tony made his living with Patchett's Bus and Transportation in Newman ...
William E. Humphrey, 93, of Turlock passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Wednesday, Nov. 27th. Bill was born in Monrovia, CA to Norman and Fannie Humphrey and was raised in the Phoenix area. After graduating high school, Bill joined the Army Air Corp and served as a Pilot during WWII, serving in the Pacific/Tinian & the Philippines.
Joseph Jonathan Jacobs (Coach Jacobs) passed away suddenly yet peacefully at the age of 87 on Sunday, December 15, 2013. Joe was born on October 27, 1926 to Jonathan Jacobs and Gazel Mickeal in San Francisco, California. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ila Jacobs.
Mary Anne Louis, 90, entered into eternal rest surrounded by her children on December 12, 2013. She was born in Porterville, CA to Manuel C. Nunes and Izaltina Souza. She lived in Woodville, Poplar, and Tipton, CA. She then moved to Stevinson, where she attended Merquin Union School, and later settled in the Modesto area.
Mr. Jose Sanchez Cruz, age 83 "Entered into Rest" on Sunday, December 8, 2013 with family by his side at the Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was employed in Poultry Company for 25 years in the Live Haul Dept. Mr. Cruz enjoyed Boxing, just riding around and he was quite a jokester. He is survived by: Five Sons – Joe Cruz, Manuel Cruz and Richard Cruz, all of Turlock and Andy L. Cruz and his wife Carmen, and Paul Cruz, all of Phoenix, Arizona. Three Daughters – Monica Cruz, Sheri Cruz and Aaliyah Cruz all of Turlock. Seventeen Grandchildren and Eighteen ...
Mary Anne Louis passed away at the age of 90 in Modesto. Rosary will be held at Allen Mortuary on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at 6:00p.m. Memorial Mass to be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Thursday, Dec. 19th at 12:00p.m.
Visitation will be held from 5pm to 7pm on Monday, Dec. 9th at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. A funeral will be held at 11am on Tuesday, December 10th also at Turlock Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Thomas "Wade" Cockrell, born February 26, 1957 in Clovis, New Mexico, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at home surrounded by the family he loved and cared for during his life. Wade was 56 years old. His transition was peaceful, after a yearlong battle with cancer. While Wade had a great many friends his greatest pride and joy were his two daughters Lindsay and Shelby. He often referred to them as his greatest accomplishments!
Marjorie Shook, 78, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Marjorie was born in Merced CA to Leland and Gussie Boysen. She attended Merced Schools. After one semester of college, she accepted the invitation to marry her life partner, Ken Shook. They were married in 1954 and for over 35 years they worked together in their family-owned businesses: Dolores Pharmacy in Carmel by the Sea and the Medicine Shoppe in Turlock. Marjorie was a bright, strong-willed, hard-working woman. She did volunteer work at the Turlock Library, supported children's educational efforts, loved cats and dogs, and made great jams ...
Donald Steven Stepro passed away on December 1st at the age of 63. Donald was born in Alameda, CA on January 28, 1950 to Donald and Phyllis Stepro, preceded him in death. Donald leaves behind two younger brothers (Dennis & James) & one sister (Cynthia), as well as four children: Donald E. Stepro (Erica), Shannon M. Gois (Mario), Jeffery R. Stepro (Julie), Sean L.S. Stepro (Amanda). He also leaves behind ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.