The family of Doice McAlister announces his peaceful passing on April 27 in Turlock. He was 80 years old. Born in Asher, Okla., the family moved to California in 1946, where Doice graduated high school in Kerman in 1948. Later, he served in the Army and was a decorated soldier during the Korean War. Doice returned to Kerman where he met the love of his life, Deanna Reynolds. They were married on July 22, 1954.
Joe Lemos, 79, of Turlock, died April 13 at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 3 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. Rosary and Mass are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 20263 American Ave., Hilmar. Burial will be at North Hilmar Cemetery.
Vernon Sivils was born in Modesto and raised in Turlock. He attended grade school in Japan, El Centro and Turlock, graduating from Turlock High in 1964 where he played in the Pep Band.
Lucille Marietta passed away Monday after a short illness. She was born in North Fork, Neb. in March 1911 to Charles and Sigrid Olds. The family moved to Turlock in 1927. She had many hobbies; her greatest joy was bowling and she carried a 128 average at the young age of 93. She also enjoyed roller skating in six inch heels when she was younger. Her favorite character was Betty Boop. She worked hard all ...
Filomena Canto Lourenco, 66, of Atwater, died Wednesday in Atwater. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 6 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1799 Winton Way, Atwater. Rosary will be held Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park.
Lena Mary Pulido, 81, passed away on Saturday, April 25 in Hughson at Alexander Cohen Hospice. Lena was born October 1928 in Niles to Joe S. and Anna Pacheco from Santa Maria, Azores. Lena was the youngest of four children, speaking only Portuguese until the first grade. She lived on her family farm in the Hayward area and attended schools in the Bay Area.
Larry Arvice Biscamp, 63, of Berkeley, passed away April 2010. He was born in San Augustine, Texas in April 1946.
Robin Dorr was born on July 15, 1961, in Tacoma, Wash. and died on April 23 at her residence in Modesto.
Charles "Doug" Santos was born on April 5, 1951, in Turlock and died April 24, 2010, at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Loretta Zanos, 70, of Delhi, passed away at home on Sunday, April 25. She was born in Turlock to Harry and Lucy Carlson in 1940. Loretta lived her entire life in Turlock. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1958. In the same year, she was named Miss Turlock. Loretta was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Red Hat Society, Denair Lions Club, Denair Firecrackers and many others groups through the years. She enjoyed boating ...
Antonia "Toni" V. Custer was born and raised in Turlock. Toni passed away quietly and peacefully on April 24, 2010, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson.
Swrranjit Kaur Sidhu, 65, of Turlock, passed away at Brandel Manor after a short illness. She was born in India and moved to Dallas, Texas in 2001, and then moved to Turlock after learning of her illness. In her life, Swrranjit was a strong, capable person. She was a good cook, excellent organizer, a very social person, was well known, well loved and highly respected for her ability to show hospitality. She loved children and ...
Nellora Nelson, 88, died April 14 at Hy-Lond Convalescent Hospital in Merced. Private services will be held.
Herbert Leon Johnson, 88, of Turlock, passed away at Elness Convalescent with his loving wife by his side. Born in Oklahoma to David and Minnie Johnson, he moved with his family to California in 1937. Shortly after arriving in California, Herbert joined the Marines, serving from 1942 to 1945. Herbert, a Private First Class, was qualified as a rifle expert and ranked 3rd of 500 men in his platoon, the 10th Defense Battalion of the ...
Judy Rodrigues, 39, of Delhi passed away on Friday, April 9 at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born in Hayward, Calif. to Manuel Rodrigues and Judy Grisham in 1970. She lived most of her life in Delhi. Judy was a member of the Livingston/Delhi VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Eastern Star. Her favorite spot to go was Disneyland.
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.
Mike Trindade passed away peacefully at the age of 71 on June 4 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
Mamie C. Carvalho, 79, of Turlock, died Sunday in Turlock. She was born in 1932 in Stevinson. She was a teacher's aide for Turlock Unified School District for 20 years and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock and Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church of Turlock, S.P.R.S.I. Council 151 of Hilmar and Y.L.I. St. Patrick's Institute #223 of Hilmar. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, spending time with family and watching golf and NASCAR racing.
Jay Ribera, 49, of Hilmar, passed away on Saturday in a tragic auto accident.
Effa May Corker, 76, of Turlock, died June 2 in Turlock. She was born September 1934 in Colorado. She was a secretary for Sharp Army Depot for 14 years and a member of Pentecostal Church of Keyes.