Carl Milton Peterson passed away peacefully at the age of 93 at Covenant Village Care Center in Turlock, CA. He was born in Denair, CA, to Gus and Teckla Peterson. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, Caleb and Conrad; his first wife, Viola Johnson Peterson; and his second wife, Esther Thorsen Peterson.
Riley Edgin, beloved husband and father, passed away on July 3, 2012. He is survived by his father Douglas; sisters Janice and Sharon; brother Rory; wife Evelyn; children Shonda, Riley Douglas, Kristopher, Devin, Kyle, Kelsea, Alex; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Hiro Asai was born in Turlock (Cortez), CA, and passed away July 26, 2012 after a month-long illness in St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, CA. He was 88 years old. He was married to Hisako "Hisa" Asai for 65 years.
Manuel E. Vieira, Jr. was born May 21, 1936 in the Azores. He and his family came to America in 1949 by boat. He always commented about seeing the Statue of Liberty and how beautiful it was.
Allan Townsend, 34, of Livingston passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. Allan was a long time resident of Turlock. Attending school throughout his childhood here, he had many friends in this area.
Floyd Eugene Coleman passed away on July 26, 2012 at the age of 79 at Doctors Medical Center. He was born in Joplin, Missouri on July 8, 1933 to John and Thelma Coleman.
Turlock resident Ila Mae Coonce went to be with the Lord on July 19, 2012. She was beloved by all who knew her. Ila was born to Elbert Coonce and Joy Hodges Coonce Morse on November 10, 1944 in Haywood, CA. She was the eldest of seven children.
Pearl was born in Auburn, CA to Walter and Juanita Lang in 1927. She lived in Loomis for three years on an apple ranch before moving to Cupertino and then settling in Turlock in 1937. In 1947 she married David H. Lewis and they shared 64 years of marriage before his passing in 2011. Pearl worked for AT&T for 37 years. Eleven years ago, Pearl and David moved to Stockton and during that time attended Woodbridge Community Church.
Arlene Duncan was born in Stockton, CA on April 26, 1941 and passed away in Hughson, CA on July 21, 2012. For the last 39 years she resided in Oakhurst, CA. Arlene was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for 17 years. She was a life member of Fresno Field Archers, Sierra Historical Society, Turlock Horseman Club, Fresno 4 Wheelers Club, and she was also a 4-H horse leader.
Leona was born December 6, 1918, to parents Louis and Sarepta Shormann in Shelton, Nebraska. She was a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She joined her beloved husband Albert F McRoberts of 55 ½ years into heaven on Friday, July 20, 2012.
Gerald L. (Jerry) Pankratz went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 18, 2012. He passed away very peacefully, after a very short but fierce battle with cancer, with his family surrounding him at the Hospice House of San Joaquin County. Jerry was born October 16, 1937 in Herrington, Kansas to Walter G. and Lena M. Pankratz. He moved to Turlock, California as a sophomore in high school and graduated from Turlock High School in 1955. He attended Modesto Junior college after which he transferred to Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. He returned to Turlock after college and ...
Virgil Pereira, 91, of Turlock, California passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at his residence. He was born and raised in Turlock. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Virgil enjoyed reading, history, trains, clocks, and tractors.
Catherine "Cathy" Sue Tanner Atkinson suddenly passed away Tues., July 10, 2012. Cathy was born April 16, 1958 to James and Betty Tanner in Turlock, CA.
William "Bill" Nazar was a loving son, brother, father and friend who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. His friends and family will always remember Bill as a dependable, hard-working, and loyal man who took care of everyone around him. Bill was born in Sacramento, CA to Paul and Helen Nazar who in 1968 lived in Sutter Creek, CA and was the youngest of two sons. The Nazar family moved to Turlock July 4, 1970 to take over the family farm and Bill attended local schools. After high school, Bill joined the Army National Guard and ...
John Delgado, 53, of Delhi, died tragically in a motorcycle accident near his home in Delhi. John was born in McAllen, TX, one of twelve children born to Lazaro and Aniceta (Garcia) Delgado. The family moved to Turlock, CA when John was 6. He graduated in 1977 from Turlock High School and married his high school sweetheart Laurie Silva shortly afterward. John was a rugged outdoorsman. He enjoyed the mountains, four-wheeling, archery, motorcycling, and muscle cars. But, he truly loved his beautiful wife and family and his church.
Warren is survived by his two daughters Cheryl Santos of Newman, CA and Joanie Hall of Torrance, CA, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his second wife Margaret Brown and his son Gary Eugene Brown in 2006, one sister and one brother.
She is survived by her children Roxanne Eaves, Michelle (Jermaine Davis) Howard and Andrew Rochin; father Donald Rochin; siblings Donna Marr, Anthony Rochin and Mark Rochin and six grandchildren Tyler, Jacqueline, D'Mya, Janessa, Jasmine and Darwin. Ann is preceded in death by her mother and sister Janet Barrios.
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.
Dorothy L. Hammond, 91, passed away at Paramount Court in Turlock. She was the third of four children born in Archer County, TX, to Myla and John Mark Towles. Her siblings were older brother Raymond, who died while piloting a plane during WWII, older sister Rena, now deceased, and younger sister Marklene, who died as a child.
Evelyn Erikson passed away in Modesto at the age of 90 on January 9, 2015. A native of Turlock, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Arthur and Emma Erickson. She attended Turlock High School and was life-long member of the Turlock Covenant Church. She is the sister of the late Gloria Harmon of Modesto. Evelyn is survived by her brother, Gordon Erickson, of El Paso, TX; her niece, Sabrina Harmon, of Medford, MA; her nephew, Michael Harmon, of Modesto: and her great nephew, Eric Harmon, also of Modesto. A private memorial will held at a later date.
Loren David Coelho went Home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the age of 43, as a result of a tragic farming accident.
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