Byron Ginocchio, 99, of Turlock passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving, November 27th surrounded by family. Byron was born in Tranquility, California and spent 98 years living in Stanislaus County. He graduated from Denair High School in 1934 where he was student body president and was the oldest living graduate from his class. In 2012, Byron enjoyed being the grand marshal of Denair High School's Centennial Parade.
Stanley Ray Jantz was born on December 2, 1947 to Walter and Marie Jantz. He was known by his family and friends as Stan. Stan passed away in the early morning of November 22, 2014 in Twin Falls, Idaho with his loving wife at his side. He is survived by his wife Lori Jantz, his son, David Jantz, his grandson, Cameron Jantz, his two brothers Harvey and Richard, and his three sisters Joyce, Phyllis and Susan.
Long-time Turlock resident Samuel Tate Maddox died peacefully at the Covenant Village Care Center, Friday evening, November 21. He was 98. He was born in Atlanta, GA, January 24, 1916 to Charles and Maude Sibyl Maddox and was one of seven children. He married his high school sweetheart, Carlotta Iva Althizer, in 1936. They had 3 sons. She pre-deceased him in 1970. He was a World War II Army veteran. Worked many years for Quaker Oats Co. later moving to Turlock
Helen Fullmer, 83, of Turlock, passed away at home after a short illness. Helen was born in Modesto CA and graduated from Modesto High School in 1950. She married Lloyd Fullmer in the spring of 1951. She received an LVN degree and worked as a nurse for 25 years. Helen was a very artistic person. She enjoyed quilting, doll making, pottery, and after retirement, began painting. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Josie Mae Friesen, 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Dave Friesen.
Wray Nathan Haydock, III, 79, son of Wray Nathan Jr. and Elma Ruth Haydock, died November 24, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family following a two-year battle with cancer.
Virginia Fay Black Domecq was born in 1917 in Goltry, Oklahoma. At the age of 9 months she moved with her family to Fairmont, Missouri, where the family resided until March of 1929.
Emma Alvarado, 80, passed away on Nov. 19, 2014 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Jeffrey Lee Brown, 35, of Irvine, CA died November 17 from the devastating disease of ALS. He was born on February 19, 1979 in Yuma, Arizona. He graduated from Liberty University Law School in May of 2013, passed the California state bar and started working as a lawyer in April of 2014.
Leona Dingler was born in Hilmar, CA to Marie and Gerald Wells on August 25, 1933. She was 81 years old.
Lillian Tamraz Babbitt Moore passed away on November 9th 2014, she was 86 years old.
Rodney Dean "Rod" Geving, 61, Dickinson, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn., after losing his battle with cancer. Services for Rodney will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church, New England, with Rev. Bruce Peterson officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Rainy Butte Cemetery, south of New England. Military honors will be provided by the New England American Legion Anton Ulijohn Post 66. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
Jared Collins, 15, of Turlock, CA passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from injuries he sustained from a dirt bike collision.
David N. Sondeno, 89, of Turlock passed away peacefully on Sat. Nov. 8th surrounded by family. David was born in Norway to John and Esther Sondeno, and as a young boy the family immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Stanislaus Co.
George Clair Humphrey, age 63. Of Vancouver, Washington passed away in Turlock on November 11. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Turlock Funeral Home with committal to follow at Turlock Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Please go to www.turlockmemorialpark.com to view complete obituary.
Don is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marjorie Ann Sorensen Green; two sons Roger (Nancy) Green of Modesto, and Douglas (Dee) Green of Vacaville, son-in-law Melvin (Barbara) Bradley of Oakdale, three grandchildren: Cheryle (Raquel) Fleming-Bradley of Clovis, Ryan Green and Jason Green of Modesto; a great-grandson Tanner Bradley, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at Mar Addai Church of the East on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 am with burial to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Baljit is survived by her husband Gurbachan Sandhu, and four children: Harjit Bhatti, Daljit Lehal, Parmjit Sanhu, and Gurdip Sandhu.
She is survived by her children: Calvin (Eileen) Olson in Modesto; Kathy (Michael) Rossmann in Grand Junction, CO; Joyce (Mark) Koontz in Richmond, VA; and Dean (Joyce) Olson in Santa Clara; sister Ruth Rupel in LaVerne; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley Olson and four siblings.