Dorothy Beers, 80, of Turlock, died Feb. 24 in Turlock. Dorothy was a wife and homemaker for 51 years. She enjoyed spending her time as a volunteer at Emanuel Medical Center at the information desk for five years. Her favorite things were classical music, Mexican food and seafood, vacationing on the North Coast, chocolate ice cream, needlework, and the Raiders and 49ers. The reason she volunteered at Emanuel was after her husband passed, she was drawn ...
Edward Meyer, 71, of Denair, lost his battle with cancer at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born to Edward H. and Elizabeth Meyer in Oakland. After his high school graduation, Edward attended trade school and got his start as an auto mechanic. For many years he ran his own business specializing in the repair of imported cars. In 1958 he married Irene Francis. They were married for 47 years before her death in ...
Jeannie Baccelli, 34, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at her home. She was born in Modesto to Raymond Baccelli and Pamela Moyer. She started her schooling in San Diego and the family moved to Hilmar when she was in the second grade. Jeannie graduated with the Class of 1995 from Hilmar High School. She was a homemaker and was known for making great salads. Even though Jeannie experienced much pain in her life, she did enjoy ...
Elsie Charles slipped away and entered her eternal home with Jesus with her family by her side. Born in Fort Sumner, N.M. she lived there until marrying P.W. Hall in 1936. They soon moved to California and eventually settled in Ceres where she raised her family. She was an active mom who was PTA president and Brownie troop leader. Elsie was an accomplished seamstress who sewed numerous items from straight skirts to ball gowns for ...
Michael V. Cervantez, 48, of Delhi, passed away on Feb. 25 in Delhi.He was born on Dec. 8, 1962 in San Francisco and was a machine operator for 25 years. He enjoyed riding quads, fishing and building model cars.He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Celia Cervantez of Delhi; daughters, Serina Cervantez of Turlock and Jessica Cervantez of Delhi; brother, George Cervantez of San Jose; sisters, Ramona Saia of Livingston, Virginia Pomba, Mary ...
Emma (Erma) Warda Morris, who passed away at the age of 83, was laid to rest on Jan. 20. A Memorial Mass in her honor will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 4 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1200 Lyons Ave., Turlock. Arrangements were entrusted with Turlock Memorial Park and Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Emma's memory to USO.org.
Mary Catherine Lamb, 87, died Monday in Santa Cruz. She was a former resident of Turlock. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Lamb. Burial will take place in Turlock.
Bobby Lee Defrance, 55, of Coalinga, died Feb. 24. He was a correctional sergeant for 22 years. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at Faith Fellowship in Coalinga. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 4 at Faith Fellowship. Interment will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 4 at Hilmar District Cemetery.
Jake deBos passed away peacefully the morning of Feb. 24, 2011. Jake was born in Arnhem, The Netherlands, and immigrated to the United States shortly after marrying his wife of 51 years, Jannette. They moved from Riverside, Calif. to Turlock in 1978, and lived there until his death. Jake was an engineer who worked for Varco Pruden until his retirement. He was very active in both the Turlock Sunrise Rotary and the First United ...
Dorothy Beers, 80, of Turlock passed away on Feb. 24. She was born on Nov. 17, 1930, in Turlock and was a wife and homemaker for 51 years.
Lily Khachi passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
James "Jim" Golden passed away on Feb. 15 in Turlock. He was 96 years old.
Michael Kennemer was born in Texas, the son of James and Peggy Kennemer. The family moved to Alameda, Calif. when Michael was young and he attended school and graduated from Encinal High School in Alameda. He worked for 30 years in road construction as a partner with his father. Together they worked on many roads in the Santa Clara County area. Later he worked as an estimator for Paving Construction Company in the San Jose area.
Top of Form Joann McDuffie, 76, of Turlock, passed away at Brandel Manor. Joann was born in Arkansas to Garner and Lois, and at the age of 12, she and her family relocated to Richmond, Calif. where her parents found work in ...
Gilbert Duax passed away at the age of 92 surrounded by his loving family. A graveside service will be held in his honor at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 28 at Lakewood 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.
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.