Betty Moosekian, 98, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at her home in Turlock after a long and fruitful life. Her lively spirit and famous sense of humor will be deeply missed by all.
Patricia Rose Paul Quigley died November 27, 2015. No one we know can now come dance on your table at the party. No one can do Mexican hat dance without the hat. If you call her house by mistake, she won't be there to have an hour's conversation with you. Our mom is gone.
Mark William Selee, age 44, died suddenly of natural causes on November 22, 2015 in Camarillo, CA. Mark is survived by his wife and best friend of 19 years, Beth; his two boys, Alex (18) and Peyton (13); parents Ruth and Bill; and brother Bill.
Peggy May Woods was born in Lancaster, PA. She was raised by stepfather Sterling Shupe and Mother Mildred along with sisters Mildred and Marjorie. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family.
Nikki Lynne Whittiker, 67, of Denair went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 18, 2015. Born in White Salmon, WA, September 4, 1948 to Richard Lawrence Collins and Julia Jenny V. Muender, she was the second born of four sisters and two younger brothers.
Debbie passed away at UCSF Hospital in San Francisco with her two daughters by her side. She lived in Manteca and graduated from Manteca High School. Her greatest joy was her family, especially when she became a grandmother. Debbie worked as a pharmacy technician for CVS until her death.
Born in Escalon, California to parents, Carlos Pereira and Evangeline (Vieira) Pereira decedents of farming and whaling families in the Central Valley, Monterey Peninsula and Azores Islands of Portugal. Leonard passed peacefully, surrounded by family, on November 15, 2015.
Walter lost his battle with Leukemia on November 18th. He was born to Alva and Marguerite Hotchkiss in Hobbs, New Mexico on August 18, 1940. He graduated from Livingston High School in 1958. He was involved in sports, playing football and baseball. He was also in the school band. After school he continued to play baseball and softball along with participating in several bowling leagues.
Thomas Kirk Johnson was born August 20, 1956 to Donald and Inez Johnson in Salinas, California. He grew up in Ethiopia, the Philippines, and Malaysia where his father served with USAID and the World Health Organization. He came back to the United States in high school and graduated from Kennedy High School in Richmond, California. After high school he went on to the University of California at Berkeley, and received his B.A. in biochemistry in 1978. He then attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine from 1978 - 1983.
Lawrence passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at English Oaks Rehab Center in Modesto. He is survived by his son Douglas Schmitz, daughter Stacey Roberts, sister, Nelda Schmitz, nephews Gerald Brown and Larry Brown, three grand daughters and three great grandchildren. Larry was also preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Gertrude Schmitz, his sister, Edna Eileen (Schmitz) Roney and half-brother Lewis Schmitz.
Marie passed away peacefully and comfortably in her home on Thursday, November 12, 2015. She was mercifully taken quickly by aggressive cancer. She was loved dearly by her family and her many friends in Turlock and beyond.