Dr. Jack a. Graves, Professor Emeritus at California State University,Stanislaus, passed away on February 4, 2013. Dr. Graves was born in Sandston, Virginia in 1929. He earned his bachelor's degree, with distinction, from Arizona State University, and his master and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. In his tenure at CSUS, he was the coordinator of the Reading Specialist Credential Program and advisor to students studying for the M. A. Degree in Reading. He designed and created the Reading Improvement Center, which assisted area elementary ...
Pritam Sandhar ~ 84 of Livingston passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday. Pritam was born in Bassi Jalal, India to Banta Singh and Jas Kaur. She has lived in Livingston and the Merced area for the past 15 years. She is survived by her husband Mohinder Singh Sandhar of Livingston; children Amrik Dhillon of Turlock, Paramjit Lidhar and Hardeep Sandhar both of Livingston; seven grandchildren; four brothers and one sister. She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
Visitation-2PM-8PM, February 8, 2013 at Whitehurst,Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St, Turlock,
Estevao "Steve" Jesus Matos was born in Angola, Africa in 1948. The love he had for Africa ran through his veins his entire life. In Africa he learned to smile, discovered how brave he was, and met the love of his life, Dolores. In 1972 he married Dolores Oliveira and for 40 years they adored each other. In 1978, they journeyed across the Atlantic to America. For 35 years, he lived the American dream. He and Dolores raised their two children, Rosy and Bruno, in Turlock, CA. It was in Turlock that Steve and Dolores opened M&S Portuguese Bakery ...
Urnside Service will be held Friday February 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Turlock Memorial Park 575 N. Soderquist Rd.
Muriel Weaver "Merle" passed away peacefully at the age of 88. She was born to Hubert and Gladys Jackson on Feb. 20, 1924, in San Antonio, Texas. She moved to CA at the age of 4, settling in Hilmar in 1946, when she married Roy Weaver.
Nicole Lucia Rivera-Dias, 27, entered into rest on January 19, 2013 in Modesto, CA. She was born on December 29, 1985 in Mission Hills, CA. Nicole now joins her mother Lisa Rivera in Heaven, and she leaves behind her husband Ryan Dias of Turlock, and her Father Nick and step-mother Laura Lee Rivera of Modesto, and her in-laws Mike and Rhonda Dias. She will also be missed by her loving children Kohen Johnson-Rivera, Danika Dias, and Aubree Dias all of Turlock, her siblings Genna and Carlos Cousineau of Modesto, Andrew Rivera of Modesto, and Stacey Dias of Turlock, and she ...
Michael Harold Logsdon passed away peacefully on January 27, 2013 in Turlock, CA. He was surrounded by his family and friends.
Edith Pittman, age 89, died on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, California. She was born in Canistota, South Dakota on Thanksgiving Day in 1923 to John and Emily (Nelson) Eichhorn. Edith moved with her family to Turlock, in 1936. After attending the Bible Institute of Los Angeles, San Jose Bible College, and Modesto Junior College, Edith taught at Central School. After she finished her degree at San Francisco State University she taught third grade at Chatom Elementary School in Turlock until 1967. She taught in El Centro and later moved to National City and then ...
Mildred Aneta Ford, 91, passed away Thursday at Brandel Manor, in Turlock.
Peggy Dougherty was born March 1, 1927 in Exeter, CA to James and Margaret Dougherty, and lived most of her life in Delhi, CA. She was the third of four children, including: Jimmy Dougherty, Mary Rodarmel, and Catherine Peachee.
Laura Frykman passed away peacefully, Friday, December 21, 2012. She was born to Mark N. Gustavson and Anna Charlotte Erickson December 12, 1910 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL. She was the eldest daughter of the three children born to the couple. Laura's parents emigrated as small children from Sweden to Chicago, where Laura grew up with her siblings. She was educated at North Park Academy, University of Illinois and graduated with a B.A. from Northwestern University. Laura began her teaching career by teaching Latin to North Park College (now North Park University) students for a year ...
William Paul "Butch" McNutt, 71 of Ceres died unexpectedly at his home. He was born in Turlock to Oliver and Ruby "Boots" McNutt. He was raised in Turlock where he attended schools and graduated from Turlock High. He settled his family in Ceres where he has lived for over 50 years. He worked for Proctor & Gamble for over 30 years as a Project Coordinator.
Sally Margaret Reed passed away peacefully at the age of 84. She was born to Clay and Eudora Jaynes in Turlock, California, one of four daughters. She attended Ballico Elementary and Livingston High School.
Tom passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was surrounded by his family during his last illness and his death.
Thomas is survived by his parents, his fiance, 3 children: Joshua, Thomas, and Jordan Devine, 4 step-daughters: Hayley, Savannah, Kayla, and Madilynn; siblings: Brandy Devine, Nicole French, and Angel Standridge, and step-father Daniel Morad.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Carolyn, siblings Lloyd, Rose. He is survived by children Barbara Rodrigues and Gary Dinwiddie and siblings Marilyn, Bob and many extended family.
Donald Leon Swanson crossed the threshold to Heaven on May 14th, 2015 at the age of 91. Don was born on September 17th, 1923 to Warner and Vera Swanson, pioneers of the Youngstown Colony of Swedish immigrants in Turlock, settling on Swanson Road in Delhi.
Raymond Larson, 75, was born in Turlock to Verner and Edith Larson. He died Saturday in Modesto.
James (Jim) Lynn Booth, age 76, passed away peacefully of natural causes on May 6, 2015 while vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with his family.
Cheryl Lucetta Larison, 70, of Salinas passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in the arms of family, after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 19, 1944 in Turlock Ca.
Edward Roy Munroe, 84, of Turlock, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at English Oaks Convalescent in Modesto. He grew up in Delhi, CA and after he graduated from Livingston High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He settled in Turlock in 1993.
Umbelina Marie Oliveira died on the morning of Saturday, May 9, 2015, at her home after a battle with cancer. She was sixty-six years old.
Alma Chambers was born in Jefferson City, Missouri to the daughter of Louis and Marie (Renterghem) Loethen. She moved to Turlock where she graduated from THS in 1958 and married fellow grad, Ronald Chambers, on July 24, 1960 at Sacred Heart Church. Alma spent many years as a legal secretary before retiring from the Attorney General's Office in Missouri. She owned Alma's Ceramics in downtown Turlock. Among her many passions were traveling, quilting and family history. Above most, Alma will be remembered for her strong spirit which left a lasting impression on everyone in her life. After a ...
Nancy Middleton Thompson, beloved wife, mother, and teacher, died in Modesto, California, on May 7, 2015. Family, faith, and a commitment to nurturing future generations were the pillars upon which Nancy built a life of love and service. Nancy was devoted to an extended family with deep roots in the Midwest. Following in her parents' footsteps, she became a teacher in Minneapolis after her graduation from the University of Missouri in 1949. She met and soon married Lloyd in 1950. Her career in public education spanned thirty-eight years, the last nineteen of which were spent in Turlock, California, where she ...
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