Born and raised in Arkansas, Edith moved to Newman, Calif. in the early 1950s. Later in the mid 1960s, she settled in Turlock, where she remained.
Jasbar Kaur Khera, 79, died May 26 with her family by her side in Modesto, Calif. She was born September 1930, in India to Rashpal Singh and Daljit Kaur. Jasbir was a devout and loving person. She always greeted everyone with love and kept everyone around her close.
Ernest "Ernie" Babbitt, of Turlock, died at the age of 80 at Emanuel Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Frank Hardester, 84, of Turlock, passed away at home on May 21. He was born in Stockton to William and Clara Hardester in 1925. Frank served in the Army during WWII. At the age of 26, Frank accepted Jesus Christ into his life and from that point on, he lived for Him. With Delpha, his loving wife of 62 years by his side, Frank served the Lord faithfully. He taught Sunday school, chaperoned young people ...
Joe von Moos, 82, of Patterson, passed away Saturday at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. Mr. von Moos was born in Heber and was a resident of Patterson for 66 years. He worked for Patterson Concrete as an irrigation pipe yard clerk for 27 years and previously worked at Arden Farms Creamery. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Patterson and a United States Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He ...
Antonio Manuel Costa, 63, of Los Banos, died May 19 in Los Banos. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock. A rosary will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1545 Center Ave., Los Banos. A mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial ...
Born in Tyrone, NM to John and Charlotte Miller, Clyde was a truck driver for 30 years. He was a member of Alder Avenue Baptist Church and was deacon for 15 years. He helped his wife run a childcare center out of their home for 20 years. He was "pa-pa" to hundreds of children.
Larry is survived by his father, Gilbert (Debbie) Gutierrez of Delhi, and his mother Judy Brown and family from San Jose. He leaves behind his daughter, Brittany Gutierrez; and his son, Brandon Gutierrez of Delhi; sister, Ann Gutierrez; uncle, Charles (Lydia) Gutierrez and family of San Jose; and his uncle, Joseph Gutierrez and family of Delhi.
Olivia Rodrigues Ourique, 85, of Livingston, died May 22 in Los Banos. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 27 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A rosary/mass is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, May 28 at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 330 Franci, Livingston. Olivia was born in Biscoitos, Terceira, Azores in 1925. She was a homemaker for 52 years and a member of St. Jude ...
Donald Erwin, 66, of Selma, went to eternity at his forever resting place on May 21 after a brave battle with cancer. Don was born on Nov. 15, 1943 to Ray and Neva in Oklahoma City. They moved to Ventura in 1945, where he attended Will Rogers Elementary, Anacapa and De Anza Junior High and graduated from Ventura High School Class of 1961. He then graduated from Ventura College with an AA degree in Journalism, while there he was a photographer for the college newspaper.
Ingrid Martha Rehana, 61, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday. Ingrid was born in Syracuse, NY to Floyd and Ingrid Baker.
Larry is survived by his father, Gilbert (Debbie) Gutierrez of Delhi; mother, Judy Brown and family from San Jose; daughter, Brittany Gutierrez and his son, Brandon Gutierrez, of Delhi; sister, Ann Gutierrez; and uncles, Charles (Lydia) Gutierrez and family of San Jose and Joseph Gutierrez and family of Delhi.
Antonia Cockrum, 63, passed away at Doctors Medical Center. Antonia was born in Mexico to Secundino and Maria Cortez Martinez. She resided in Turlock and the Atwater area for the past 40 years. She shared her greatest joys with those dear to her heart; her family, apart from spending time with her grandchildren. Her favorite past times included, gardening and caring for her pets. She was a devoted catholic, and member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Mario Olivieri, 92, died May 18 at Valley Comfort Assisted Living in Modesto. He was born on Nov. 11, 1917 to the late Giacomo and Margherita Olivieri in Valley Home.
James Mitchell, 72, of Ceres, passed away at his home on Tuesday. Born in Kentucky, James grew up and graduated from high school in Indianapolis, Ind. He married Carol in 1978 in Bakersfield and they returned to live in California in 1990. James was a welder and maintenance worker. He worked for a feed mill and for Con-Agra for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, but his greatest enjoyment came from spending time at home with his family.
Glenda Barreto, 71, of Patterson, passed away on Saturday at her home in her much-loved art studio. She was born in Sacramento to Glenn and Anne Fry in 1940. She was raised in Dixon, and moved to Patterson around 1973, where she had a 30-year career as a teacher. Most of those years were spent at Grayson Elementary. She ended her career as an art teacher at Creekside Middle School. ...
James Sweeten, 82, of Turlock, passed away on Saturday, June 18 at Bel-Air Lodge Convalescent Hospital. He was born in Okemah, Okla. to Herman and Winnie Sweeten in 1928. He was raised there until his teens, when the family moved to the Hilmar in 1944. In 1948, he married Mary Ann Davis. James and Mary Ann moved to the Bay Area and lived most of the time in Morgan Hill. ...
William Andrew Sandberg, 83, died June 7 in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a former resident of Turlock and a chemical engineer. A funeral was held at La Paloma Funeral Services, and a cremation followed.
Mrs. Cherylee "Cheri" Anne Fernandes Silva was born on Jan. 1, 1950, in Turlock, Calif. to Carl and Josephine E. Lucas Fernandes. She passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Arthur L. Martin, 90, of Delhi, was born on Jan. 20, 1921, in Maud, Okla. and passed away on June 12 in Merced.
Marvin Ernest, 67, of Turlock, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House on Monday. Marvin went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer. Marvin owned and operated AAA Sewing Machine in Modesto for 22 years and was in the business for 45 years. Time with family and riding his Harley were his favorite things. He will be remembered for his gentle manner and deep soft voice. His kindness touched many lives.
A funeral service for Jeeni Benyamin Seyer, 87, of Turlock, was held on June 17 at the Assyrian Evangelical Church.
Owen Joseph Stauber, 82, of Turlock, passed away Tuesday, June 14 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Louie Joseph Peters, 91, of Turlock, died on June 12. Louie was born in Pescadero, Calif. to Manuel and Bazelina Peters. He trained for a year as a professional ballroom dancer by the famous Arthur Murray Dance Studio in the 1940s. Latin ballroom dance was Louie's forte. Louie and his wife of 59 years, Alta, were ballroom dancers and members of the Modesto Ballroom and the VFW.
Bill R. Sousa, 61, of Hilmar, was born on Jan. 17, 1950, in Cinco Ribeiras, Terceira, Azores and passed away on June 11 in Hilmar.
Helen Ruth (Hunter) Bishop, a native of Turlock, died on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, after a short illness. She was 84.
Michael J. Wigt, 24, passed away suddenly and tragically on June 14, 2011. He was born in Modesto to John Wigt and Carlene (Johnson) Wigt on Jan. 12, 1987. Michael had two brothers, John and Samuel.
Marvin Ernest, 67, of Turlock, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House on Monday.
Francisco Coelho Costa, 87, of Turlock, died June 11 in Turlock. He was born in June 1923 in Altares, Terceira, Azores. He worked in the dairy and food processing industry and was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Turlock. He enjoyed gardening and vacationing in the Azores.
Georgia was born in Coalinga, Calif. to Charles and Pearl Mallory in 1919. She enjoyed reading, working on needlework and singing as a soprano in the choir.