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.
Shirley Faye Zimmerman, 74, of Turlock passed away unexpectedly due to complications after a routine surgical procedure on Tuesday.
Marjorie Ely went home to be with her Lord and Savior on August 1, 2012. She was born in Mc Cook, Nebraska to James and Anna Brant in 1922, as the youngest of five children.
Raymond "Leroy" Delbon, of Turlock passed away peacefully on Monday, July 23, 2012 at the age of 79.
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.
She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Jesus Tapia, and three children: Jose M. (Sophia) Chavez of Turlock, Rosa (Juan Pablo) Vallejo of Turlock, and Jesus Ventura (Josefa Sanchez) of Turlock; 4 sisters, 2 brothers, and 7 grandchildren. She was greatly loved and will be deeply missed.
Gerita (Geri) Duree, age 72, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville, Missouri.
Mary Lois Bare, 91, of Hilmar, passed away at Turlock Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Mary Lois was born in Arkansas to Julius and Thelma Wegel. She attended schools in Arkansas. After High School graduation she married Charles Bare, a Seaman with the Merchant Marine. They settled in California, first in the Bay Area and then in the Central Valley in 1968. They were married nearly 62 years when he passed away in 2005.
Rodrigo Jose Ortegaray beloved husband, father and grandfather went to be with Jesus this past Monday. Rodrigo was born in Managua, Nicaragua to Gustavo and Maria Ortegaray in August of 1954
She is survived by her sisters Loretta (Larry) Soares of Hilmar, Lorraine Vierra of Hilmar and Jeannie (Rick) Gonsalves of Stevinson; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Bobbie Cheves, 87, of Turlock passed away peacefully on February 18, 2015. Bobbie was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma. When she was young, her family moved to Pittsburg, CA. As a senior in high school, Bobbie moved to Modesto where she graduated from Modesto High School. She married Gene in 1947 and they raised their family in Ceres, CA. After retiring from the Telephone Company, Bobbie and Gene enjoyed traveling and line dancing. She spent the last several years of her life in Turlock, CA. Bobbie will always be remembered for her warm and friendly smile. Bobbie was preceded in death ...
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