Wilma Grewell, 84, of Turlock, passed away on Sunday at Turlock Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Carter County, Okla. to Jesse and Lillie Boothby in 1926. In 1939, her family moved to Bakersfield. She met her soon to be husband, Ralph Edward Grewell, harvesting potatoes. They married in Reno, Nev. in 1941. They settled in the Turlock area in the early 1950s. Wilma worked for Hume Cannery and Shasta Motel in Turlock. She ...
Lena Mary Pulido, 81, passed away on 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
Margaret Gingrich, 94, of Turlock, passed away at the Covenant Village Care Center on Sunday. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. to Ashley and Margaret Pebbles. Ashley was a minister in the Salvation Army. After her schooling, Margaret spent her working days as a nurse, a teacher of nurses, and the director of the nursing program at Peralta Community College in Oakland. After World War II, Margaret met John Gingrich, a war veteran, in San Francisco. They were married in Oakland in May 1948.
Norman Ice passed peacefully on April 24 after a seven month long struggle with pancreatic cancer.
Marjorie Montgomery, 93, of Modesto, passed peacefully in her home on Sunday. She was born in 1916 to Charles and Anna Davids in Red Lodge, Mont. She was a wonderful, kind and giving woman. Margie or "Grandma," as she was most commonly known, will be missed by her family and many friends.
Kenneth Carl Kollmeyer, 62, beloved son and brother, died Sunday in Turlock following a short illness. Born in Salinas, he was a lifelong resident of Ceres. He lived on the farm established and revered by his parents, Bernard Henry Kollmeyer of Buhl, Idaho (deceased), and Marie Kollmeyer of Concordia, Kansas.
Carl Albert Gebhardt, 79, died May 1, at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Gebhardt was born October 1930, in Chicago, Ill. to Herman and Marie Bohnert. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1951, and was wounded in the Korean War. After discharge he moved to the Bay Area and later moved to Stevinson, before settling in Turlock in 1988.
Isidra "Sheila" Guice of Turlock passed away on Saturday at the age of 80. She was born May 15, 1929, in San Patricio, Texas. She was the second to the youngest child born to Inocencio and Maria Puga.
Ora Almeda Recanati passed peacefully in the home of her niece in Turlock after a long battle with cancer. Almeda had a long career as a surgical nurse in San Jose.
Florence Louise Rauch was born in Flora, Ill. in 1917 to Walter and Anna Klein. She was an avid fisherwoman, loved to travel and enjoyed gardening. She was an excellent mother and homemaker and was a faithful Lutheran. She was a real estate broker and taught real estate for 10 years; she also worked as a substitute teacher for Modesto City Schools.
Iona (Johnson, Sunkler) Carlson, 101, of Turner, Ore., passed away on Tuesday at her home. She was born to Albert and Anna Mack in Rapid City, SD. Iona's father died when she was young and her mother was left to raise the children. She graduated from Rapid City High School in 1926, and married Oscar B. Johnson in 1927. Oscar Johnson passed away in 1957. Iona was active in churches wherever she lived. In 1962, ...
Millie Taylor, 72, of Hilmar, passed away on Wednesday at Alexander Cohen Hospice House with her family at her side. She was born in Oakdale to Edwin and Lula Neilson in 1937. She lived most of her life in Hilmar. She was a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital for about 15 years. Millie enjoyed people and country living. Most of all, she loved God and her family.
Francisca Sousa Luis, 76, of Turlock, died April 20 in Turlock. Services were held April 30. Burial will be private.
Marie Vincent, 76, of Turlock, passed away on Monday at Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Yonkers, NY to Joshua and Mary Sarmas in 1933. At the age of five, her family moved to Flint, Mich. and she settled in Turlock in 1946. In 1948, she was married and had two daughters. Marie met Loren Vincent, and in 1989, married him. Marie was a member of the Berkeley Avenue Baptist Church. She had been saved since she was nine years old.
Jose Garcia, 86, of Turlock, died Wednesday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
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.
Hussan Williams of Patterson passed away on June 3, 2011. He is survived by his loving mother, Mildred Williams and family. Private funeral services will be held. Please donate to the memorial fund, Citibank acct. # 270941214. Service entrusted to Evins Funeral Home.