Our loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend Fred Aihiro Kajioka passed away on March 18 at Emanuel Hospital in Turlock due to respiratory failure.
Alberta M. Silva
Gerald Henry Merryman
Jay R. Ramer, Jr.
Phil was born in Oakland. He and his parents moved to San Antone Valley to a 640 acre homestead where they raised cattle. In 1928 they moved to a 510 acre ranch in Hilmar, and he lived there the rest of his life. Phil attended Hilmar Schools and helped his father with the family dairy. In 1938 he borrowed $240 to trade cattle with and by the 1950's he was one of the biggest cattle ...
Josephine Avila, 102, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday, March 12. Josephine was born in Rayon, Sonora, Mexico to Andres and Guadalupe Villa in 1908. In the earlier 1930s, she moved to Brawley, Calif. and lived in Turlock since 1947. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, YLI and the Altar Society. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and crocheting. God and family were her life.Josephine is survived by her children, ...
Joseph Makita, 85, of Delhi, was born on April 20, 1925, in Cressey and passed away on March 11 in Delhi.He was an auto mechanic for 63 years and Dow Hammond was his last employer. He was one of Jehovah Witnesses in Delhi. He enjoyed taking pictures, gardening and spending time with family and friends.He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Makita of Delhi; son, Joe Makita, Jr. and his wife, Melissa ...
Katherine Tarone, 90, passed away at her home in Capitola. She was born to Albert and Clara Coker in Stevinson and grew up in Stevinson, where her mother, "Trixie," served as the postmistress. She graduated from Hilmar High School and married Natale Tarone in 1931. She kept their home while her husband went off to serve in World War II. She worked for 18 years as a ticket agent for the local Greyhound Bus depot. ...
Felipe Maldonado, 44, of Turlock passed away at home on Sunday, Feb. 26. He was born in Redwood City to Clementa and Nora Maldonado in 1966. In 1978, his family moved to Turlock, and he graduated from Turlock High School in 1985. He worked for Tri-Valley Growers. He enjoyed woodworking, building things and gardening.Felipe is survived by siblings, Randy Beers of Woodland, Richard Beers of Turlock, Robert Beers of New Jersey and Jackie Durant of ...
Visitation for Jay R. Ramer, Jr. will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway in Turlock. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, also at Allen Mortuary. Burial will follow at North Hilmar Cemetery. Please see www.allenmortuary.com for more information and to leave memories and condolences.
Bill Butterworth, of Turlock, was born in San Rafael to Mary and William Butterworth, Sr. on Jan. 27, 1933. He died at age 78 on March 4 at Emanuel Medical Center.Bill's family moved to Turlock in 1942, and he attended Hawthorne School and Turlock High School. After graduating in 1952, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy where he was stationed on the U.S.S. O'Brien DD725. After serving for two years he returned to Turlock ...
Marjorie Jean Jensen, she was known as Jean by her friends and family, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Jean was a long time resident of Hilmar. She was president of the PTA, and belonged to several quilting groups for years. She was also a committed member of the Helping Hands Organization for over eight years. Jean was a great help to her husband on their ranch for so many years. Besides being an avid ...
A grave side service for Agatha L. Ware was held Friday, March 11 at Turlock Memorial Park. Please share your condolences at www.allenmortuary.com.
Rosa da Silva, 94, of Turlock, was born on Oct. 31, 1916 in Agualva, Terceira, Azores and passed away on March 5 in Turlock. She was a homemaker for 58 years and a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Turlock.She is survived by son, Jose da Silva and his wife, Isilda of Artesia; daughter, Grimoalda Dias of Turlock; brothers, Adelino Avila of Massachusetts and Francisco Avila of Brasil; grandchildren, Connie Galhano, Paulo ...
Debbie Sue Sensabaugh, 41, of Los Banos, died in a local hospital. She was a native of Modesto and attended Downey High School. Debbie was a homemaker and also worked at an auction yard. She enjoyed dancing and singing with her sisters and family.
Charan was born in India in 1932 to Guras and Mahen. He worked in India as a farmer before coming to the United States in 1979, with the rest of his family following in 1981.
Fred J. Sigrist, 90, passed away June 11 at his residence in Turlock. He was born August 1920, in Switzerland to the late Alfred and Rosa Sigrist. He was raised in Imperial Valley, and lived in Modesto
A memorial and burial service for Dallas E. Smith will be conducted, at graveside, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 18 under the direction of the Turlock Memorial Park.
Michael Joseph Lapineg, 62, of Turlock, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whom he loved and served. He was a cement mason for the Local Union #300. He attended the Enclave Christian Church.
Irvin Alfred Klaschus was born in Superior, Wis. to Frank and Anna Klaschus. As a young adult he completed his education and received a master's degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served in the U.S. Army from March 12, 1942 – Feb. 5, 1946. In 1961, he married Norma Dahlgren and they just celebrated 50 years of marriage on March 31 of this year. Irvin taught at various schools including Jackson, ...
David B. Mealing was born in San Francisco to Leslie and Kathleen Mealing in 1955. He lived in Stanislaus County for the last four years. David enjoyed riding his Harley and working on anything mechanical, as well as playing poker.
Mr. Surinder Chopra, 70, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. He was born July 1940 in India.
Merete Clardy was born and raised in Odense, Denmark. She moved to Bakersfield in 1958, before settling in Turlock in 1981. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and worked for Budget Self Storage for 23 years. Merete enjoyed quilting, knitting, painting and raising her grandkids. God and family were her life.
Clarence Cantua, 87, was born March 15, 1924 in Gilroy and passed away June 2, 2011 in Los Banos.
Georgia Dean Hocker 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.
Piari was born in India to Kishan and Dhanti and is survived by her children. She was preceded in death by her husband.
Jesse Monismith was born in Carlisle, Pa. on Feb. 9, 1935. Jesse passed away peacefully in his sleep early on the morning of June 2.
Melba Louise "Nanny" Victor, 72 of Turlock, passed away after an eight-month battle with cancer, at Emanuel Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born in Keota, Okla. to Carl and Flora Willhite.
Jack Kenneth Rosevear was called to Heaven by his Lord and Savior on Friday, June 3. All his family and friends will miss him dearly. Jack was born in Lead, S.D. on June 10, 1923. He moved to Mill Valley, Calif. with his parents, John Charles Rosevear "Jack" and Iris Isabelle Thompson Rosevear, a year later. He graduated from Mt. Tamalpais High School and worked in the ship yard with his brother, William Alfred "Nick," during World War II in Sauselito.