Cindy Morgan passed away on August 5, 2015 at Stanford Hospital surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. Cindy was born to Jim and Sandra Hanson on April 15, 1959 in Lodi, California.
Donald Villette "Don" Shaw, of Turlock, CA, passed away peacefully in his home on August 4, 2015, at the age of 80. Don was born in Los Angeles to Villette and Alice Erickson Shaw in 1934. He was the last surviving grandchild of John O. Erickson, one of Turlock's founders. Alice died after giving birth, and Donald was raised by his father and stepmother Ruth in San Gabriel, California. He graduated from Alhambra High School in 1952, and attended Bob Jones College in South Carolina before transferring to Wheaton College in Illinois where he obtained a B.A. in ...
It has been a year and still our eyes tear. You are missed each day in every way. The phone calls just to say hey. The special gifts that would make our day. Gathering 'round the table to eat. All the family would come over to meet. Shopping at your favorite store. Leaving late out the door. Ahhh memories...we wish we had more. Be with us in spirit and talk to us in our thoughts. Show us reminders and help us connect the dots. So much we never got to ask, some things we will never know.
Danny E. Lewis of Los Banos passed away on August 1, 2015 at 83 years of age. He was born on January 9, 1932 in Los Banos, CA the son of the late Manuel & Mary Lewis. Danny served in the US Army 5th Regiment Combat Team stationed in Korea from 1952 to 1954. He was employed at Youngdale's in Turlock for many years. Danny was an avid San Francisco 49er fan and an honorary director of the Los Banos Sportsmen's Club.
Mary Frances Bailey went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 1, 2015. She was a beautiful, loving wife, mother and grandmother; born to Harry and Grace Edmonston in Long Beach, CA in December of 1927. An only child, Mary grew up in Southern California and graduated from Huntington Park High School. She attended Redlands University and then came to Stanislaus County where she lived the rest of her life.
Aundre Rawlins, 21, of Turlock, California, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015. He was born and raised in Turlock and attended Turlock Schools. He graduated from Roselawn High School in 2012. Aundre enjoyed music, and making people feel good by making them laugh and smile.
Wilburn was born in Oklahoma to George and Estelle Benefield. He married Wilta (Neff) Benefield on April 11, 1970 and together they shared 45 years of marriage. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and retired from Gallo Winery after 30 years in the wine industry.
Judy Paulette Hager was born December1, 1949 to Roy and Mabel Baptista at Emanuel Hospital. She grew up on a dairy with her parents, north of town on Zeering road. She attended school in the Keyes Unified School District and played saxophone in the Turlock Junior Band. She went to high school at Turlock High and was an active student. Judy's senior year she was elected to office of Social Commissioner and a member of the Executive Student Counsel as well as participating in numerous clubs: A.E.S., C.S.F., Future Teachers, Rally Committee, and Commercial Club ...
Tomiye (Tomi) Hamaguchi was born on December 16, 1925, in Mountain View, CA, to Kisaburo and Teru Tsujihara. She attended various schools in Merced and Colorado, followed by a year of sewing school in San Francisco. She married Ken Hamaguchi in 1949 and farmed in Livingston until they moved to Atwater in 1986. Tomi passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2015.