Fern Holmgren Erickson went to be with her Lord and Saviour on February 28, 2013. She was born in Chico, California on April 3, 1913. When she was five years old, her parents moved to Oakland, California and she lived there and went to school there until she was married to a young seminarian on March 29, 1935. Her husband was ordained in 1936 and served Evangelical Free Churches in Nebraska, Colorado, Minnesota and Hawaii. Fern's primary concern was for Children's and Women's Ministries. Her husband's last pastorate was at the Chico Evangelical Free Church where ...
The family of Daniel J. Gonsalves has been blessed with the life of their husband, father, brother, son and friend. Dan will be missed by many and remembered by even more. His illness was sudden and he passed peacefully on February 25, 2013.
Josephine Gearhardt, 89, of Turlock, passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital after a long illness. Josephine was born in Durango, Colorado to Frank and Guadalupe Martinez. She completed her high school education and spent most of her adult life as a homemaker in her own home. She enjoyed sewing, painting, and making puzzles. Josephine loved to worship the Lord through the sign language ministry at Crossroads Free Church.
Janice Faye Rodgers, born on Sept. 17, 1946 went home to the Lord on March 23, 2013 with her husband of 48 years, Rev. Jerry Rodgers, and her two daughters, Marilyn Palmer and Tricia Rodgers, by her side, at home in Turlock, CA. She was 66 years old. Janice was born in Bakersfield, CA to Jewel and Juanita Tabor and was the youngest of four children. Janice was married to Jerry Rodgers on Feb. 27, 1965 and dedicated her life to serving the Lord as a pastor's wife of Calvary Temple Baptist Church in Turlock. She was a true ...
Floydine (Ping) Sorenson, Wenell, Johnson, Nielsen went home to be with her Lord Jesus on March 26, 2013. She was born in Livingston, CA to Soren & Ida Sorensen on January 9, 1924. Ping graduated from Turlock High School and married her high school sweetheart, Lawrence (Tubby) Wenell in 1942. They had three children. Larry (Jean) Wenell, Linda (Gordon) Horn, and Sandy (Terry) Thornton. After Tubby died in 1958 she married Einar Johnson, in 1960 and became Mom to two more children: Sharryl (LeRoy) Lindberg-Friesen and Larry (Joan) Johnson. Einar died five years later and Ping was single for twenty-five years ...
Dennis Barbour, of Ceres, passed away from medical complications on March 19,2013 with his loving wife, family and friends by his side. He was a long time Ceres businessman.
Hazel Sequeira, 83 of Crows Landing passed away Saturday at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson.
Gertrude Madge LeBrun was born on April 22, 1921 in Darlington, England and she entered her eternal life on March 17, 2013; the same day her husband died 8 years ago. She was a WWII bride and married her American Soldier, David LeBrun, on May 6, 1945 in Stroud, England before sailing on the Queen Mary in 1946 to her new life in America. She has resided at the Covenant Village of Turlock since 2008.
Eunice L. Wiggs, born in Ashley, North Dakota went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 17th after a long illness at Brandel Manor in Turlock, CA. She was 90 years old.
Jim passed away peacefully Monday night with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Judy Tate of Turlock, and 3 daughters; Debra Downing of Turlock, Susanne Salyer of Turlock, and Maureen Goldsmith of Atwater. He has 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and a brother, Jerry Tate, of Macon, MO.
Turlock native and veteran missionary John Nathan Lindskoog passed away on March 11 in Modesto. John was born on November 9, 1926 to Florence and Enoch Lindskoog at the Lindskoog dairy on the corner of Faith Home and West Main in Turlock.
Rosemary Fetherston, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend passed away peacefully at home on March 6, 2013. She was 96 and had lived in Modesto, California for more than 85 years.
Johnny White, 63, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center after a short illness. Johnny was born in Steele, Missouri to Randle and Mary (Needham) White. The family moved to California when Johnny was 10 and he graduated from Merced High School. He was well known in this area as a cook at Blueberry Hill Restaurant. For the past 35 years he has been a truck driver. After high school he married Mary Joanne Cole and they had a daughter Dawn. They divorced in 1977. In 1980 Johnny fell in love with Bobbie Warren. They have been together ever ...
Long time Turlock resident, Marcia Hartman, passed away Sunday at Memorial Hospital in Modesto. Marcia was born in Dallas Texas. She attended Central College in Kansas where she met her college sweetheart David Hartman, Sr. and they married in 1952. After pastoring several churches in both Texas and California they moved to Turlock in 1973. Marcia was employed with the Turlock School District as a secretary for nearly 30 years including 21 years at Osborn School. Marcia's love of music and playing the church organ for 60 years was truly a blessing.
William (Bill) Dove, 72, born on November 26, 1940 passed away on March 10, 2013 in his Turlock home with his family at his side.
Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
Billy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Harvey and Lillian Mills and passed away after a sudden illness at the age of 86. He was the second of three children. His family settled in Hughson and Billy graduated from Hughson High School and excelled in basketball and baseball. He also attended MJC and then went on to proudly serve in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. Billy was a Medical Technician with the 121st Evac Hospital. He was awarded with a Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, a United Nations Service Medal and ...
John Walter Guy, Jr., 90, was born in Turlock to Mabel and John Guy, Sr. John's father was mayor of Turlock from 1930-35 and owner of Guy Funeral Home.
Leonard Mendonca, 80, of Turlock passed away suddenly at home on June 24, 2015. Leonard was born to Caetano and Adeline Mendonca in Modesto, Ca. He attended Roselawn School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and was the DJ on board the destroyer U.S.S. McKean. He loved music, HAM Radio, dancing, and sports. He was an outstanding fast-pitch softball pitcher, an avid Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors fan. He was very proud to have a son and grandson both ...
Helen C. Smith, age 97, of Hughson, California passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Samaritan Village. She was born November 8, 1917 in Jamestown, Rhode Island to Daniel and Margaret Murray. She graduated High School from Newport High School in Rhode Island before receiving her Bachelors Degree. She married Irving E. Smith November 9, 1942 in New York City. She was a Pediatric Nurse for 35 years. They lived in New York City, Long Island, and San Diego before settling in Hughson twelve years ago. Helen enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and bridge.
Elyn Jean Gregg, our beautiful mom, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the amazing age of 99. Mom was born in September of 1915 in Oakland, Nebraska, the 3rd of 5 children born to John and Ebba Nelson. The Nelson family moved to California in 1923 and after living in Denair and Delhi, they moved to the family farm in Hughson.
Heaven gained a beautiful angel when Judy, a Porterville resident for many years, joined their celestial choir on June 6, 2015 after a short illness. She was 74.
Desirae Crittenden,19, passed away in Northridge, CA on June 21, 2015. She was born on 08/08/95 in Turlock, CA. She grew up in Merced,CA and graduated from Merced High in 2013. She attended CSU Northridge and was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Desirae was loved by many and left an impact on many people's lives. Her love for EDM, country and Tupac music was out of this world. She loved dancing and going to raves. She also loved the SF Giants. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survied ...
Jose Natal Sousa passed away at the age of 78 in Turlock, he was born in the Azores in 1936 to Manuel Enes and Maria Amorim. Jose came to Turlock in 1978 where he worked on a dairy and also for Gallo Winery before retiring from Silva's Construction. He enjoyed playing the trumpet and attended Our Lady of The Assumption Church in Turlock.
Lyman Alan "Al" Sanders born January 15, 1933 to Lyman and Inez Sanders in Grinell, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on June 19.
My beloved Karen entered into peace Sunday, June 14, after a year-long struggle with illness. Karen was born at Emanuel Hospital, Turlock, to parents Melvin (2010) and Elizabeth (Penny) (1961) Crowell. She lived in Livingston, CA, Oregon and Livermore as a young girl. Grandma Lenore Crowell (Swazye) was such a very big part of Karen's life-she was a beautiful and fun lady.
Lynjte Weeds was born in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands on January 24, 1928. She passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the age of 87. We know that she is now dancing with her husband, Dirk Weeda, in a realm of love and pure bliss. She is survived by her seven children, Nellie Dughi, Jake Weeda, Lena Weeda, Arie Weeda, Leonard Weeda, Sam Weeda, and Connie Branderhorst. Lyntje's legacy will thrive in the generations that she has left behind, and she will forever live in our hearts. She emmigrated to Canada in 1951, where her two eldest children, Nellie ...
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