A private service and inurnment will be held for Agatha Ashcraft, 92, of Turlock. Agatha was born May 31, 1917, in Neunkirchen, Soap land, Germany and died June 15 in Turlock Nursing & Rehab. She was born in the Saarland and was raised in the Rhineland by her grandparents, after she lost her father during World War I and her mother at age 6. She attended a girl's finishing school in Dusseldorf at 16 for ...
Services are pending for Brian Cochneuer, 56, of Modesto. He was born in Bellevue, Ill. to Lon and Dixie Cochneuer in 1952. He was raised in Modesto and lived most of his adult years in Southern California. In 1987, Brian moved to Coarsegold, Calif. and then settled back in Modesto in 1994. He made his living as a truck driver. Brian enjoyed playing his guitar, target shooting with family, and riding his Harley Davidson. He ...
A celebration of life for Gordon Larsen, 84, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Allen Mortuary. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Gordon passed away at home with family at his side on Thursday.
Visitation for Charles House, 79, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. in Turlock. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, also at Turlock Funeral Home. Private internment will take place at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Charles House passed on the morning of June 21, 2009.
A celebration of life service will be held for Lorraine Bettencourt, 84, of Ceres at 11 a.m. Monday at Samaritan Village, 7700 Fox Rd., Hughson. A dear mother and loving grandmother, Lorraine was surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren, when she went home to heaven.
Viewing for Wilma Fairchild, 84, of Turlock will be from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday at Allen Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, also at Allen Mortuary. Private burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park. Wilma passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital on Monday.
Services for Harold Seder, 82, of Turlock are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Friday at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32043 W. McCabe Rd., in Gustine.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Erma Azevedo, 87, of Stevinson at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Stevinson. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. Erma passed away at home with family at her side on Saturday.
A memorial service for M. Susie Ingram, 77, of Turlock, will be held at Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Saturday. All of her friends are invited to join the celebration of her life and to rejoice in remembering her as she lived and loved.
Family and friends are invited to memorial services for Anne Lehigh Harris, 90, of Turlock at 11 a.m. on July 25 at the First United Methodist Church, 1660 Arbor Way, Turlock.
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.