Hubert Nielsen, 88, of Hughson, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on June 1. He was born in Alameda, Calif. to Jens and Sofie Nielsen in 1921. Hubert was raised in Yucaipa, Calif., and at an early age asked Jesus Christ into his life. After high school, he attended U.C. Berkeley until WWII. Hubert served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was involved in the D-Day landing. During WWII, he served in the Mediterranean, Atlantic ...
John V. Lawrence, 85, of Hilmar, was born on June 29, 1924 in Santa Barbara, Terceira, Azores and died May 31, 2010 in Turlock.
Doug Freeby, 69, of Anoka was born in the Armistice Day blizzard of 1940 in rural Anoka to Harold and FloDella Freeby. He lived most of his life in the Anoka area, graduated from Anoka High School in 1958, enlisted and served eight years in the U.S. Navy, and married Beverly Hjelmberg in November 1960. They were sweethearts for over 50 years! Doug served the City of Anoka for 32 years including the Anoka/Champlin Fire Department ...
Raymond Nicholson, 74, of Modesto, passed away on June 3. Raymond was born in Banner, Ariz. to Henry and Maggie Nicholson in 1936. He lived most of his adult life in California. In 1997, he settled in Modesto. Raymond was a minister for International Gospel Assemblies. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being a carpenter. He loved helping people in need.
Ernest "Ernie" Babbitt, of Turlock, died at the age of 80 at Emanuel Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Maria Odilia Machado, 75, of Dos Palos, died Friday in Dos Palos. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at Sacred Heart Parish in Dos Palos. A mass is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 4 at Sacred Heart Parish, 1655 Lucerne Ave., Dos Palos. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at Sacred Heart Parish. Burial will be at Dos Palos ...
Imogene Frances Martinez, 82, passed away peacefully at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was born in Los Angeles to Elsie Belle Mallory. She lived her childhood in the Imperial Valley.
Larry Gross, 72, of Ceres, was born in Whittier to George "Jack" and Mildred Gross. They moved to Oklahoma, where Larry lived until he was in high school. They moved back to Modesto, where Larry attended and graduated from Modesto High School. Soon after high school, Larry worked with his father in the cement construction business. Through the years he worked on a number of well-known projects like the highway and bridges over Altamont pass, ...
Mrs. Ethel Lair passed away at the Turlock Nursing and Rehab Center. Her life came to an end after 99 years. Mrs. Lair was born in Minnesota. She was a wonderful housewife for over 75 years. Mrs. Lair enjoyed cooking and was very involved with the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Gurmit Kaur Pannu, a long-time resident of Livingston, died Saturday at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. She was born in November 1925 in India to the late Devraj Singh Badyal and Jay Kaur Bains. She lived in Yuba City in 1977, before she settled in Livingston in 1979. She belonged to the Livingston Sikh Temple and enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Hailey Yang-Gutierrez was granted her angel wings on Saturday. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends who Hailey had touched in some small way throughout her short, yet very memorable life.
Delfina Reis Silva, 91, of Livingston, died Monday in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A Rosary/Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Friday, June 4 at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Livingston. Burial will be held at Winton District Cemetery. Delfina was a homemaker for 40 years and a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church of ...
Rodney Wayne Shippee, 63, of Turlock, passed away on his sail boat in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Wash., on April 26. He resided on the boat for five years.
Leatrice Kinnu, 84, was a lifelong Turlock resident. She was born in Turlock, went to Turlock schools, graduated as valedictorian of the Turlock High School Class of 1944, and passed away in Emanuel Hospital in Turlock on Friday after an extended illness.
Paul William Gose was born on April 15, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo. and died on May 21, 2010 in Turlock.
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.