Jacquelyn Winans, 67, of Ceres, passed away on Monday, June 14 with her family at her side. She was born in Modesto to Robert and Clara White in 1942. She lived in Crows Landing and Stanislaus County her entire life. Jackie worked as a bus driver for the Ceres Unified School District for 33 years before retiring. Jackie lived with her daughter-in-law, Sandra Benge, and grandson, Dustin. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening, and was a ...
Walter was born in Korea to Eugene and Mary Turnbow in 1961. He was raised in Oakdale and graduated from Oakdale High School in 1979. After graduating high school, he worked as a mechanic and later as an electrician for Blake Electric in Modesto. Walter enjoyed motorcycles and dirt bikes. He is survived by his mother, Mary Turnbow of Oakdale; daughter, Brittany Turnbow of Ceres; brother, Wayne Turnbow; and girlfriend, Georgia Webster. Private services will ...
Bella Massari, 55, of Turlock, passed away June 16 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. Bella was born July 1954 in Oakland to John and Frances Massari.
Frank, son of Florencio and Juanita Mora, was born in New Mexico in 1938. He later settled in Stanislaus County. He worked in construction for over 30 years doing concrete work. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Yeichi Sakaguchi, 90, of Turlock, died Thursday after a brief illness. Private graveside services will be held at Turlock Memorial Park. Arrangements for a memorial service will be announced at a later time. Friends may share their condolences to the family at www.turlockmemorialpark.com.
Faye went to be with our Lord and Savior on June 15. She was born in Holland to Julia and Willem TenHove. She and her husband, Alfred, along with their son emigrated from Holland in 1948. Through the years they were in the dairy business and owned a grocery store. Faye was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband in the family businesses. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family. She also loved the fellowship of their church and friends.
Paula Lindo, 62, of Turlock, passed away at home with her family at her side. Paula was born in Oahu, Hawaii to John and Pauline Lindo in 1948. When she was a teenager, Paula moved to Monterey and lived in the Central Valley for 30 years. Paula attended Calvary Temple Worship Center of Merced. She enjoyed sewing and taking trips to Black Oak Casino. Most of all, God and family were her life. She is ...
Mr. Shahbaz was born in Iran. He came to the United States in 1990 and settled in Modesto. He was a member of the Assyrian Pentecostal Church.
Services for Marvin Dale Johnsen, 76, of Turlock, are scheduled for 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 19, at Turlock Funeral Home, with interment following at Turlock Memorial Park. Visitation will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday. He died suddenly at his residence on Thursday.
Emma Grace Johnston passed away on Saturday, June 12 of natural causes. Emma was born in Scott County, Ark. on Jan. 26, 1920, the daughter of Birk Jefferson and Alice Damon Ward. She was the wife of Victor A. Johnston (deceased) of Turlock.
Bill Harren, 73, was born to Kendall and Eurena Harren in Pacific Grove. He started school in San Francisco but spent most of his school years in Ceres. After graduating from Ceres High School in 1955, he joined the National Guard, and served for six years. On Aug. 2, 1957, he married his high school sweetheart, Ann Marie Blaker. Bill and Ann were married for 53 years and had two daughters, Barbara (Bruce) Milgrom and ...
Dolly Hanchett, 87, of Ceres, passed away early Monday at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born in Oklahoma to Thomas and Maggie Lawson. She grew up and went to school in Crowder, Okla. In 1940 she married Troy McChristian. After less than two years, while she was pregnant with their first child, Troy was tragically killed as a pedestrian by a passing car. So, her son Dale, who now lives in Ceres, never met his ...
Sharon Baker, 63, of Turlock, died June 12. She had a long battle with cancer. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A graveside service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 17 at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park. Sharon was born in Cottonwood, Ariz. in 1946. She was a housekeeper ...
Pedro Gomez, 68, of Ceres, died June 8 in Modesto. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, June 18 at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, 2827 Topeka St., Riverbank. A rosary will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 17 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service. Pedro was born ...
Mrs. Billie R. Shamblin, 75, passed away Monday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. She was born January 1935, in Arkansas to Burl and Bea McKay. She moved to Planada in 1945, before she settled in Turlock in the mid 1950s. She married Henry Shamblin in 1971, and became a homemaker.
David Haman Lewis, Jr., 87, passed away June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton.
Dominic was born Oct. 31, 1987 to Mary and Dominic Coelho in Modesto. He attended Turlock High School where he played several sports and enjoyed showing dairy in FFA. His love for dairy continued while he worked as manager for the family's dairies. He was a constant source of fun, enjoying deer hunting, camping, and trips to Pismo Beach. He was a loving family member and friend who touched the ...
Carolyn was born in 1934 to Charles and Irma Vernia in Carlisle, Ind. Later the family moved to California, where she graduated from Bell High School in 1952. She was married to the late Earl "Bud" Stevens on June 27, 1953. Carolyn was a member of Monte Vista Chapel.
Gene Peter Dias, 57, of Oakdale, died June 23 in Oakdale. He was born in 1954 in Boston, Mass. He was a tax auditor for the government for 20 years.
Mary Caperton, 73, passed away June 27, 2011, at her residence in Keyes. She was born August 1937, in Oklahoma and came to Bakersfield at the age of 4. She lived in the Tulare and Visalia areas before settling in Keyes 45 years ago. She worked for Del Monte Foods and then Tri-Valley Growers. She enjoyed ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, attending the churches in Keyes, and working with elderly people at the convalescent hospitals.
Wanda Maxine Wente passed away at the age of 77 in Turlock. She was born in Fletcher, Okla. and later settled in California where she graduated from Ceres High School and later settled in Turlock.
Effa May Corker, 76, of Turlock, died June 2 in Turlock. She was born September 1934 in Colorado. She was a secretary for Sharp Army Depot for 14 years and a member of Pentecostal Church of Keyes.
David Joseph Vasconcellos, 84, of Turlock, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side.
Dorothy Ehrhardt, 97, of Turlock, died June 23 in Turlock. She was born in Boise, Idaho in 1913.
Ida Lois Haney, 87, passed away June 16 at Memorial Hospital in Modesto. She was born November 1923, in Tennessee to the late John and Ollie Pfluger. She settled in Turlock 51 years ago. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall-Jehovah's Witness in Turlock. She enjoyed gambling in Boomtown, sewing, cooking and gardening.
Corinne Elizabeth Almeida was born June 1 and passed away peacefully on June 22. During her short life of 21 days, she touched many lives and was, and always will be, deeply loved by family and friends. She will be remembered for her strength and gorgeous ocean-blue eyes.
Noraier J. Jajanian, 66, of Salida, died June 21 in Modesto. He was born in 1944 in Bagdad, Iraq. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, going to casinos, and soccer.
Born in Glenwood, Iowa on Jan. 18, 1931, Dale Edwin Snider died at his home in Roseville on June 12 following complications from a stroke. Dale graduated from Turlock High School in 1948 and attended Modesto Junior College before enlisting in the 82nd Army Airborne Division to serve in the Korean War. Following service he went on to graduate from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo with a degree in Aeronautical ...
Robert "Bob" Stern was a third generation San Franciscan; his mother and grandmother were survivors of the 1906 earthquake. Robert received his education for electrical engineering during his time in the Army and also at UC Berkeley. He died peacefully at the age of 85 in his home in Oakdale. He was a member of AARP and American Legion.
Teresa Cunningham, 52, of Denair, passed away suddenly in the early morning on Thursday, June 16, 2011. Teri just celebrated her 34th wedding anniversary to husband Galon Cunningham on June 3. She was a loving daughter, mother and grandmother to 10 children and 10 grandchildren.