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Stanley Powell Lundahl

"Turlock Journal, Dec. 17, 1909 . . .
. . . The stork was abroad Monday evening (12/12) and in his travels he left a fine seven-pound boy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Lundahl . . ."
Stanley Lundahl, age 101, a resident of Oceano, was born at home in Turlock. He died in Oceano-Arroyo Grande where he'd lived for the past 45 years.
His parents were pioneer Turlockers C. V. and Clara Lundahl. Clara was born in the Mother Lode town of Volcano, Calif. and moved with her family to Turlock as a child in 1884. Charles came from Iowa with his ...

March 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Rebecca Elizabeth Huntington

Becky Huntington, 48 of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born in San Jose and attended schools in Modesto and San Jose. After graduating from High School she completed further studies at a Career College for her work in medical records administration. She was a hard worker. In addition to working in radiology and admitting at Emanuel Medical Center, Becky worked a second job to help make ends meet and to take care of her boys.

Becky was also a positive, out-going, happy, fun-loving person. She enjoyed reading, playing games, going to the movies, supporting her ...

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Marie Kennedy

On March 3, 2011, Marie Kennedy, beloved wife, sister, cherished mother, grandmother and great grandmother left this world peacefully with family surrounding her. She was reunited in heaven with her parents, William Arvil and Robbie Marie Pratt and her youngest sister, Sue Pratt Ellis.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


George Piro

George Piro was born on Nov. 27, 1955, in Tehran, Iran to Peiro and Zina Piro. As a young boy George often accompanied his father to work at Café Argentine, the family restaurant. Once there he would convince his dad to let him go to the movie theater right next door where his love of movies began.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Mario Santana Guillen

Mario Guillen Santana, 62, of Delhi, passed away on March 4, 2011. He was born in Timbineo los Contreras, Zitacuaro, Michuacan, Mexico to Ambrocio and Josefina Guillen in 1948.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Rosa da Silva

Rosa da Silva, 94, of Turlock, was born on Oct. 31, 1916 in Agualva, Terceira, Azores and passed away on March 5 in Turlock.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Janice Andra Bache

Janice Bache, 75, of Delhi, passed away Saturday in Turlock. She was born at Emanuel Hospital in Turlock to Andrew and Virginia (Bliss) Young.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Marilyn Jean Stapp

Marilyn Jean Stapp passed into the arms of her Savior and Lord at her home in Denair on March 7, 2011, after a 10-month battle with cancer.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Ruby Florence Exe

Ruby was born in Oklahoma to Charles and Katie Holland in 1926, and moved to Porterville in the 1930s during the dust bowl. After high school, she moved to Los Angeles where she worked for McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft and later worked in San Francisco as a waitress. In 1961, Ruby moved to Turlock where she lived and operated a taxi service for 25 years. She lived in Fresno for the last seven years. Her hobbies included gardening and working on crossword puzzles.

March 08, 2011 | | OBITS


Dr. Ralph M. Truitt

Dr. Ralph Truitt, 90, of Turlock, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico to missionary parents, Earnest and Bertha. His parents' godly example led Ralph to choose a career as a medical doctor and to actively lead his family, serve his church, perform missionary service, and serve many families in the community.
A very bright young man, Ralph graduated from Loma Linda University Medical School at age 23. His internship and internal medicine was completed at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles, a hospital founded by the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Three weeks after completing medical school he married the ...

March 04, 2011 | | OBITS


Linda Louise Tapia

Linda Louise Tapia, 69, of Delhi, died Wednesday in Turlock. She was born in March 1941 in Livermore and was a special aid foster grandparent for nine years at Marilyn Frank's Child Development Center. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
She is survived by her son, Anthony J. Vega of La Grand; step-son, Ralph Vega and his wife, Maria, of Ceres and Jesus Tapia of Turlock; daughters, Mary L. Perez of Delhi, Nina R. Cardiel and her husband, Manuel, of Turlock, Jenny A. Duran and her husband, Juan, of Merced, Angie D. Alejandre of Delhi and Linda L. Carrillo ...

March 04, 2011 | | OBITS


Betty L. Blume

Betty L. Blume, 83, of Waldron passed from this life on Monday, Jan. 17 in a Waldron hospital.
Betty was born June 8, 1928 in Waltreak, Ark. to the late Martin and Ida Horn of Waldron. Betty was a member of the Pentecostal Church of God.
After retirement, she moved home to Waldron. Betty was a caring and loving person who always looked for the good in everyone regardless of their position in life.
Betty is survived by her son, Michael Blume of Waldron; grandsons, Jeremy Blume of Lakeside, Ariz. and Tyie Blume of Hinesville, Ga.; brother, Wayne Horn (Ethel ...

March 04, 2011 | | OBITS


Ruth Edith Herring

Ruth Herring, 94, of Turlock, passed away on Friday at St. Francis Assisted Care in Turlock. She was born in Ventura to Grover and Hazel Bell in 1916. She was raised in Southern California and received a bachelor's degree from UCLA. Ruth moved to Turlock in 1949, and lived there since then. She was a teacher at Campus Park Elementary School in Livingston. Ruth was a member of Monte Vista Chapel, CTA and CRTA.
Ruth is survived by her daughters, Bernice (Leland) Schmiedt of Lodi and Mary (Danny) Mendoza of Diamond Springs; grandchild, Andrew J. Schmiedt of Elk Grove ...

March 02, 2011 | | OBITS


Dorothy M. Beers

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 to the hospital to help people, as she wanted to be a nurse when she was younger.
She is survived by her sons, Wayne ...

March 02, 2011 | | OBITS


Edward Dennis Meyer

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 2005.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife Irene. He is survived by children, Martin (Kathleen) Jacobs of Union City ...

March 02, 2011 | | OBITS


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Gladys Sylvia Rodrick

Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.

July 02, 2015 | | OBITS


William “Willie” C Sweeten

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Billy Joe Mills

Billy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Harvey and Lillian Mills and passed away after a sudden illness at the age of 86. He was the second of three children. His family settled in Hughson and Billy graduated from Hughson High School and excelled in basketball and baseball. He also attended MJC and then went on to proudly serve in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. Billy was a Medical Technician with the 121st Evac Hospital. He was awarded with a Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, a United Nations Service Medal and ...

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


John Walter Guy, Jr.

John Walter Guy, Jr., 90, was born in Turlock to Mabel and John Guy, Sr. John's father was mayor of Turlock from 1930-35 and owner of Guy Funeral Home.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Leonard Caetano Mendonca

Leonard Mendonca, 80, of Turlock passed away suddenly at home on June 24, 2015. Leonard was born to Caetano and Adeline Mendonca in Modesto, Ca. He attended Roselawn School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and was the DJ on board the destroyer U.S.S. McKean. He loved music, HAM Radio, dancing, and sports. He was an outstanding fast-pitch softball pitcher, an avid Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors fan. He was very proud to have a son and grandson both ...

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Helen Cecilia Smith

Helen C. Smith, age 97, of Hughson, California passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Samaritan Village. She was born November 8, 1917 in Jamestown, Rhode Island to Daniel and Margaret Murray. She graduated High School from Newport High School in Rhode Island before receiving her Bachelors Degree. She married Irving E. Smith November 9, 1942 in New York City. She was a Pediatric Nurse for 35 years. They lived in New York City, Long Island, and San Diego before settling in Hughson twelve years ago. Helen enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and bridge.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Elyn Jean Gregg

Elyn Jean Gregg, our beautiful mom, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the amazing age of 99. Mom was born in September of 1915 in Oakland, Nebraska, the 3rd of 5 children born to John and Ebba Nelson. The Nelson family moved to California in 1923 and after living in Denair and Delhi, they moved to the family farm in Hughson.

June 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Judith Dian Anderson

Heaven gained a beautiful angel when Judy, a Porterville resident for many years, joined their celestial choir on June 6, 2015 after a short illness. She was 74.

June 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Desirae Crystal Crittenden

Desirae Crittenden,19, passed away in Northridge, CA on June 21, 2015. She was born on 08/08/95 in Turlock, CA. She grew up in Merced,CA and graduated from Merced High in 2013. She attended CSU Northridge and was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Desirae was loved by many and left an impact on many people's lives. Her love for EDM, country and Tupac music was out of this world. She loved dancing and going to raves. She also loved the SF Giants. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survied ...

June 26, 2015 | | OBITS


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