Edward Meye, 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 2005.
Luis Augusto Freitas Reis was born May 1940 in Topo, Sao Jorge, Acores.
Denton Palmer, superintendent of Turlock Schools from 1982 until his retirement in 1992, was killed in a bicycling accident last week a few miles from his home on Whidbey Island in Washington.
Genevieve "Vee" Baptista, 97, passed away Feb. 14 in San Diego. Genevieve was born and raised in Hughson to parents Joe and Conceicao Baptista. She married Enos Baptista in 1930, and was married for 55 years until he passed away. In 1940, Enos and Genevieve moved to Los Banos where they started a life of farming. They lived there until they retired to Santa Cruz, where she could be closer to her parents. After ...
Emma Pauline Gioletti, 93, was born in Chowchilla and passed away Friday at her home in Turlock surrounded by her devoted family.
Janelle Noemi Godinez was born on June 28, 1977, in Watsonville to Jose and Amada Godinez. She was the loving sister of Jose, Sandra, Robert, Sophia, Francisco and Daniel Godinez. Janelle is survived by son, Andrew Sanchez. She was a loving aunt to many nephew and nieces. She also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Janelle will be greatly missed.
Lily Khachi passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
Geneva J. Chachanian , 68, was born on Jan. 31, 1943, in Al Habaniya, Iraq, and passed away on Feb.20. She was a wonderful mother and the greatest grandmother in the world. She was the greatest loving, caring, nurturing mother, sister, spouse, and most of all a great teacher and a listener.
Lloyd Zimmerman, 81, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center.
Maria Dolores Castañeda, 85, was born in Mexico to Valentin and Francisca Castañeda. She resided in the Delhi area for 38 years.
Burton Nance, 79, of Turlock, was born to Leonard and Willie Nance in Oklahoma City. He was a high school graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He married Patricia Marler in July of 1975. He passed away at Bel Air Lodge Convalescent Hospital in Turlock.
Gayle Norman Pinkney of San Jose passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76 on Feb. 11, 2011 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital at Santa Teresa.
Ricardo Sanchez, Jr. was born on Sept. 13, 1976, in Salinas, Calif. to Irma and Ricardo Sanchez, Sr. He was the loving brother of Miguel, Jose and Sonia Sanchez. Ricardo is survived by his children, Dominic, Gabriel and Andrew Sanchez. He was a loving uncle to Adrian and Leena Sanchez. He also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Ricardo will be greatly missed.
Hazel Lorene Ward, 88, of Turlock, died Feb. 15 in Turlock. She was born in 1922 in Dardanelle, Ark. She was a nurse's aide for 14 years and a member of Free Will Baptist Church of Turlock.
Aiden Loucks lost his battle with RSV on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. He was 2 1/2 years old. In that short time he changed our lives for the better and brightened our world. He loved music, dancing, French fries and going for rides in the truck. When he wasn't watching his favorite television show "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy," he loved playing outside and chasing bubbles. He has taken a ...
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.
Pritam Kaur, 70, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Swaran Singh of Turlock and her two children.
Catherine Jean Julien, 61, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock, on May 27. The oldest of five children of Dr. Robert and Mrs. Jean Julien, she was born May 19, 1950 at Stanford Medical Hospital. Catherine Julien was a working archaeologist and ethnohistorian.
Tina Marie Adams, 45, of Turlock, died May 30. She was born in July 1965 in Jamestown, N.Y. Tina graduated in 1983 from Monroe High School and was high school valedictorian. She attended Agnes College and graduated from DeKalb College, DeKalb, Ga. in 1985. She was a computer engineer for Pyramid Technology for six years. She moved to California in 1986, and settled in San Francisco for a short time. ...
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 for 38 years and a member of Enclave Christian Church.
Maria Bitbadal, 91, died May 27 at the Regional Medical Center of San Jose. She was born 1920, in Russia to the late Atanos and Ashley Bitbadal. As a young person she moved to Iran. In 1940, Maria came to America and married her husband, David Mooshabad. They settled in San Francisco 30 years ago and belonged to the Assyrian Church of the East in SF. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and traveling.
Robert Forrest, 68, of Turlock passed away May 26 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born January 1942 in Barnsdall, Okla. to R.D. and Georgia Forrest. After he graduated high school he enlisted in United States Army in 1962 from Fresno and served a four-year term. He worked in agriculture and settled in Turlock 30 years ago.
Gloria Hill-Ward, 41, died May 22, with her family by her side in San Francisco.
Doris Murine Fillman Havens was born in St. Petersburg, Penn. on June 14, 1922. She was named Doris Murine but very few people used her given first name, even her parents. She attended the local schools, and after graduating from high school, she enrolled in nurses training at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburg, Penn.
Gurbax Kaur, 75, of Turlock, passed away May 30 at her residence. She was born May 1936 in India. She settled in Turlock in 1993.
Mehanga Singh Sohal passed away surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Athoula Jalandhar Punjab, India where he served proudly in his country's Army until he immigrated to the United States in 1989.