Linda Halsey, 59, of Turlock, passed away in Modesto on May 6 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ypsilanti, MI to Chris and Catherine Smith in 1950. Linda moved to California in 1980. She met Edward Halsey in 1981, and they married in 1984. They moved to Turlock in 1986. She owned and operated Reaching High Co-op, a learning center for children. Linda enjoyed Monterey Bay, kayaking, road trips, children, animals and gardening. ...
Parkash Gill, 64, of Delhi, passed away at Memorial Medical Center on May 5. Parkash was born in India in 1946. In India, Parkash was a teacher and a block officer in the education system. She settled in Delhi in 2008. She was a member of the Livingston Sikh Temple. Parkash loved her grandchildren.
Jane Bennett, 71, of Salinas, passed away on April 29 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. She was born on June 20, 1938 in Iowa.
Ronald Lawrence Mead, 75, of Ceres, passed away peacefully on Wednesday at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. Mr. Mead was born September 1934 in Santa Ana, Calif. to Lawrence and Aldean Mead. He came to Turlock at the age of five, graduating in 1952 from Turlock High School. After he spent eight years in the National Guard, he became a rancher for 50 years. In the 1950s, he opened the Shell Service Station in ...
Dorothy Lu Fern Headley was born at home in Meeker, Okla. She was the only daughter of Marvin and Pearl Kimbley. Though she was the only daughter, she was not the only child for the Kimbleys. Dorothy had five brothers, Carl, T. J., Leon, Roy and Harry.
Shirley May Neal, 78, of Denair, died May 2 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Private services were held.
Paul C. Zakel, 91, passed away on May 1. He was born Feb. 23, 1919 in Los Molinos. He was the youngest child of Paul and Margaret Zakel. He had three sisters and two brothers. Even before he was a teenager, he was working at various farm and ranch jobs to help his mother support the family as his father left to pursue work ventures in other parts of the state. At about age 12, ...
Cathie was born in Modesto to Vernon and Helen Wells on May 20, 1950. She was a lifelong resident of Stanislaus County, living in Modesto and later in Turlock. She was a graduate of Modesto High. After starting a family, Cathie attended MJC taking business courses. She worked for Stanislaus County as the evidence clerk of Superior Court from 1980 to 1991. In 1991, she returned to do what she truly loved, being a homemaker, ...
A celebration of life for Linda Halsey will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 at Allen Mortuary. Please share your memories at www.allenmortuary.com.
Conrad Gilberto Miranda Sr., 90, died peacefully on Tuesday at his home in Turlock. Conrad was born in Arizona. He married the love of his life, Beatrice, on April 21, 1942. They moved to Turlock in 1946. He worked at Rudnick Packing Co. as well as Joe's Bar. Conrad was an amateur boxer and softball pitcher and was known as the "Westside Mayor of Turlock." He was a lifetime member of the Eagles Club and ...
Visitation will be held for Parkash Dhoot from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at Allen Mortuary. A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, May 15 at Allen Mortuary, with cremation following. Please share your memories at www.allenmortuary.com.
Joseph John Schmidt Jr., 71, of Turlock, died May 2 at Emanuel Medical Center. A graveside service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 13 at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd. A memorial service will be held at noon on Thursday, May 13 at First Presbyterian Church, 2619 Berkeley Ave. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park. Joseph was born and grew up in Philadelphia, Penn. where he received his elementary and ...
Filomena Lourenco died April 28 in Atwater. Filomena was a homemaker for 48 years and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church of Atwater. She was a hard worker and loved her family. She is survived by her husband, Joe C. Lourenco of Atwater; sons, Joe C. Lourenco of Atwater and Carlos C. Lourenco of Merced; brothers, Jose Luciano do Canto of Biscoitos, Terceira, Azores, Pedro Luciano and Paul do Canto of Arteisa; sister, Maria ...
Cleo Shepherd, 93, of Modesto, was born in Tecumseh, Okla. to Laney and Cora Kindle. She grew up and attended school in Howe, Okla. She married Loyd Shepherd in 1936. They started their family and moved to Modesto, Calif. by train in 1942. Loyd was as an auto body worker in earlier years; and later a radio and television repairman (when TVs were the latest new technology!) Cleo was the faithful wife, homemaker and mom. ...
Jose Maciel, 67, of Denair, died April 30 at Emanuel Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A Rosary/ Mass is scheduled for 9a.m. on Friday, May 7 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons St. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
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.
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.