Sam Passalaqua, 94 of Turlock, died Dec. 13 in Turlock. He was born in 1916 in Wyandotte, Mich. He was a farmer for 80 years.
Clitheroe Dean Olivera was born in Oakland to James and Florence McGarva.
She is survived by daughters, Joan and Diane; and son, James.
Raymond L. Smith, 89 of Denair, passed away Thursday at Elness Convalescent Hospital. Mr. Smith was born in February 1921 in Maximo, Ohio, to the late Harry and Bertie Smith. He was drafted into the United States Marine Corps in 1942, and received his honorable discharge in 1946. He came to California in 1964, and married Rose Smith in 1973. They lived in the Russian River area until they settled in Denair seven years ago. He owned Rays Refrigeration for over 45 years. He belonged to the V.F.W. of Monte Rio, and enjoyed shooting a game of pool.
Saundra Baker, 66, died Nov. 24 at her residence in Turlock. She was born December 1943, in Loveland, Colo. to the late Robert and Theresa Baker. She was raised in the Bronx, and lived in Fall River, Mass. before living in Illinois. She settled in Turlock 20 years ago, and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She recently lived in St. Thomas retirement center, which she enjoyed very much. Saundra was an artist with a passion for ballroom dancing. She enjoyed cats and loved to travel.
Saul Humberto Lopez, 48 of Delhi, passed away on Sunday , the day of our Lady of Guadalupe. He was born in Sinaloa, Mexico to Gonzalo and Maria del Rosario in 1962. He worked as a farm laborer for 27 years.
Henry J. DeBoer, 71 of Turlock, passed away peacefully on Dec. 8 at his residence. He was born in January 1939, in Meadville, Penn. to the late Henry and Dorothy DeBoer. He was raised in Wisconsin. He served in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1963 and was stationed at Castle Air Force Base. He settled in Turlock in 1972, and was a real estate broker for over 36 years. He belonged to the Kiwanis Club, SIRS and the First United Methodist Church. Henry enjoyed golfing and loved flying planes.
Lewis Walters, 69 of Denair, passed away on Sunday at Elness Convalescent Hospital in Turlock. He was born in Escondido to William (Bill) and Helen Walters in 1941. Lewis was raised in Escondido, Livingston and Hilmar. He graduated from Hilmar High School in 1960. He lived in Denair for almost 30 years. Lewis was a truck driver and scrap metal man during his working years. Lewis was disabled by a massive stroke in April 1997. He was in the loving care of Elness Convalescent Hospital in Turlock for the last six and half years
Lewis is survived by his wife ...
Beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, mamaw and friend, Carol went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, while at home with her family by her bedside.
Carol was born in Fresno and raised in Kerman, where she met and married her true love, Clarence E. King.
James McDearmon, 92 of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Monday. He was born in Marin County in 1918. He was a professor of Speech for many years at California State University, Stanislaus. He is survived by a nephew, Daniel (Terry) Aguiar of Atherton; and by neighbor and close family friend, Barbara Ashwanden. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine, in 2002.
Margarita Salais, 87 of Patterson, died Saturday in Patterson. She was born in 1923 in Round Rock, Texas. She was a homemaker for 16 years and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Patterson.
Lila June Koop is survived by her children Marilyn Esau of Turlock, Harold Koop of Texas, Norma Ingram of New York, and Roger Koop of Turlock; brother Frank; sister Wilma; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Edward Koop, sons John and James Koop, and one grandchild.
Carl was born to Elizabeth and Carl M. Jameson in a small town in OK. The family moved around for a while before settling down in Southern California where he went to school and met his future wife Glenda Inman who lived across the street. They married in 1956. He was in ROTC in high school and after they were married they moved to GA for officer training at Fort Benning. They returned to California to start their lives together settling in Turlock, CA where he joined the local National Guard. Carl was in the Guard until he could no ...
Linda Cox, 65, of Turlock, passed away at home after an extended illness.
Richard Allen Root, 89, died September 18, 2014, at Elness Convalescent in Turlock. He was born March 21, 1925, in Los Angeles, California, to Frank and Emma (Berger) Root. At the age of 18 enlisted in the United States Army in the 558th Artillery Battalion. After his Honorable Discharge he settled in Turlock and attended Full Gospel Tabernacle before attending Victory Christian Church in Hilmar. He worked 25 years for Nulaid then retired from Martinez Plywood after 12 years.
Steve was welcomed into heaven on September 18, 2014 at age 64. Steve was born in New York to Willard and Gladys Kelly. Steve moved to Southern California when he was one year old and was a current resident of Turlock. Steve graduated from Manteca High School in 1969. He served in the US Navy for 3 years. Steve was a member of Valley Hope Community Church in Turlock. Steve worked for Lowes and The Modesto Bee.
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