Our mother, Mary A. Teixeira, passed away on May 11 at Riverbank Nursing and Rehab Center in Riverbank. She was 84 years old. She was born in Newman and graduated from Orestimba High School. She lived in Modesto for many years before moving to Turlock. She is survived by her two sons, Melvin Teixeira (Debbie) of Turlock and Mervin Teixeira (Rosalie) of Patterson; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brother, Henry Rocha of Turlock; and many ...
DeWayne McCurry died April 28 at home with his daughter, Roseanne, and his girlfriend, Pat Jackson, and her daughter, Cathy Furchert, at his side. He was a resident of Turlock for 10 years.
Danny entered into eternal life on April 12, 2010. Danny was born in Modesto to Estevan and Ruth Godinez. The family relocated to Turlock in 1935. He attended Turlock Grammar School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1952.
Lawrence George Soltero was born in Turlock to parents Jesus and Ruth Soltero in 1926. He lived in Turlock all his life and held various jobs including working for the railroad and an ammunition company before settling at the City of Turlock, where he worked for 33 years.
Donald Monroe Toombs' death on May 13, 2010, at the age of 96, took from our midst the great shining star of the Toombs family. Born Dec. 13, 1913 in White Oak, Mo. to Ray and Gladys Toombs, Don was the oldest of seven siblings. Ray and Gladys moved to California with their young family
Virginia C. Pacheco, 88, of Hilmar, was born Oct.20, 1921 in Ribeirinha, Terceira, Azores and died on May 13, 2010 in Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Mark Anthony Gilbert, 51, of Atwater, passed away on May 10 at his home in Atwater. He was born in Atwater on March 16, 1959 to the late Hershel and Harriot (Ferris) Gilbert. Mark worked in construction for over 10 years. He leaves behind his daughter. He will be missed.
Irene Lawton, 83, of Turlock, passed away at Brandel Manor after a short illness. She was born in Glenwood City, Wis. to George and Jenny Lacktorin. She was raised on a farm in Wisconsin and graduated from high school in Glenwood City. At age 23 she married Eugene Charles Johnson, who died in November 1958 after nine years of marriage. Ten years later she married Frank Lawton, who also preceded her in death in 1999.
Thomas Joseph Schomburg, 58, of Turlock, was born in Lebanon, Penn. to Thomas John and Theresa Katherine Schomburg. After graduation from high school, Thomas enlisted in the Air Force and served in Vietnam. He was a decorated veteran from his military career. His numerous awards included the National Defense Award, Combat Service Award and the Vietnam Campaign Award. While some veterans have given their lives for our country, Thomas sacrificed his health in service to ...
Bob Nolte, 72, of Delhi, died May 5 at Emanuel Medical Center, with his loved ones by his side.
Fernando Manuel Lindo, 34, of Turlock, died May 6 in Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 13 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias, 286 West Main St., Turlock. A mass is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons St. A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 13 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Floy was born in Treat, Ark. and passed away at the Turlock Nursing & Rehab Home in Turlock. She was one of seven children and grew up in Tahlequah, Okla.
Mildred Yvonne Cooley, 63, died May 1 at her home in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 15 at New Beginnings Christian Church, 323 Columbia St., Turlock. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Belo was born in Ribeira Seca, Sao Jorge, Azores to Manuel and Maria Amaral. She married Joao Nunes Belo in 1944. She moved her family to the United States and came to Livingston in 1967. She resided there until 1983, when she settled in Atwater. Recently, she lived with her son, Emanuel and daughter-in-law, Sonia who cared for her the last years of her life.
Grady Baker, 85, of Denair, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday, May 8. He was born in Panama, Okla. to Jasper and Nora Baker in 1924. Grady was raised in Oklahoma, and at the age of 19, he moved to Dos Palos. He lived in the Merced/Dos Palos area until he settled in Denair in 1981. In his younger years, he was a bartender. For 50 years, Grady was a cowboy. He managed Ken Morrison Ranch in Denair for many years. He enjoyed horses and rodeos. Most of all, he loved his family.
Maxine Olson, 95, of Turlock passed away at Hylond Convalescent Hospital in Modesto on Sunday, June 26. She was born in Turlock to Joseph and Clara Holgate in 1916. She lived in Turlock all of her life. Maxine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Turlock and a member of the Eastern Star for 50 years. She loved her pets, but God and family were her life.
Virgil Howell, 72, of Turlock passed away at home on Sunday, June 26. He was born in Merced to Clint and Elinor Howell in 1939. Virgil was raised in Stockton and lived his life in Stockton, Hayward and Turlock. He worked for UPS and FEDEX and finished his career at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
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 ...