Judith Annine (Sanderson) Forson, 69, of Poolville, Texas passed away Friday, February 1, 2013 in Bridgeport, Texas. Judi was born August 6, 1943 in Jonesboro, Louisiana to Jennie Lacy and C.C. Smith.
Florence was born in San Francisco, California to Karl and Josephine Sandstrom. They moved to Turlock when she was three. Until last year she lived on the original home property, first as a daughter, then as a wife and mother. She attended Cal Berkeley and returned to teach at Turlock High School where she met Vincent Keesey. They married in 1951 and had four children: Sandy, John, Diane and Cathy. After 18 years of marriage Vincent passed away in 1969. Florence began teaching again at Denair Elementary School and was very active in her children's numerous activities – church, 4-H ...
Noel Matson, 73 of Denair, passed away on Wednesday at his home after a long illness.
Rose was born in Denair, CA on August 18, 1936 and passed away on February 15, 2013. She is survived by her children Raymond Otto, Wanda Harlan, Erin Vandergriff and their spouses. She was grandma, great grandma, mema and nana to so many. Rose will be remembered as someone special and the world may be a better place because she was important in the life of a child.
Sushan Yegor, 82, of Turlock, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Sushan was born in Gavellon, Iran to Eromya and Mary Yedager. She grew up on a farm where they grew grapes and almonds. The family also had a restaurant. At the age of 17 she married her life partner, Petros Yegor, and they had 4 children. In 1969 they moved to America and settled in Turlock. Her husband retired and Sushan worked as a line worker for Tri-Valley Growers for 30 years. She was a member of St. Thomas Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church and the Assyrian-American Civic Club ...
Darlene Edna Crafts ~ 85 of Merced passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday. Darlene was born in Nebraska to Ernest and Edna Edwards and has lived in Merced for nearly 60 years. Darlene and her late husband Fire Captain John Leonard Crafts ~ aka (Jack) were dedicated to their community. Jack worked for the Merced Fire Dept. for nearly 30 years, retiring in 1981; Darlene was a dedicated employee of the Merced School District, employed for over 35 years, retiring in 1989.
Earlene Evelyn Longeway age 76, passed on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in Atwater, CA after a lengthy struggle fighting cancer.
Frances was born in Porterville, Ca to Frank and Arzella DeLaney. She was raised in Porterville and went on to attend nursing school in Sacramento. She met and married Estle Hopkins and moved to Los Banos and then to Turlock in 1969. She worked for Community Hospital and later Emanuel Medical Center until her retirement.
In loving memory of Benita Leonesio; born February 29, 1936, and passed into the arms of Jesus Christ on February 10, 2013.
Affectionately known as "Bitty" was born to Leonard & Alice Wilson November 5, 1967. She passed away February 2, 2013 in Turlock California at the age of 45.
Enriqueta Parraz passed away February 8th at her home in Delhi,
Dr. Jack a. Graves, Professor Emeritus at California State University,Stanislaus, passed away on February 4, 2013. Dr. Graves was born in Sandston, Virginia in 1929. He earned his bachelor's degree, with distinction, from Arizona State University, and his master and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. In his tenure at CSUS, he was the coordinator of the Reading Specialist Credential Program and advisor to students studying for the M. A. Degree in Reading. He designed and created the Reading Improvement Center, which assisted area elementary ...
Pritam Sandhar ~ 84 of Livingston passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday. Pritam was born in Bassi Jalal, India to Banta Singh and Jas Kaur. She has lived in Livingston and the Merced area for the past 15 years. She is survived by her husband Mohinder Singh Sandhar of Livingston; children Amrik Dhillon of Turlock, Paramjit Lidhar and Hardeep Sandhar both of Livingston; seven grandchildren; four brothers and one sister. She is preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
Visitation-2PM-8PM, February 8, 2013 at Whitehurst,Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St, Turlock,
Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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