Wilma Grewell, 84, of Turlock, passed away on Sunday at Turlock Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Carter County, Okla. to Jesse and Lillie Boothby in 1926. In 1939, her family moved to Bakersfield. She met her soon to be husband, Ralph Edward Grewell, harvesting potatoes. They married in Reno, Nev. in 1941. They settled in the Turlock area in the early 1950s. Wilma worked for Hume Cannery and Shasta Motel in Turlock. She ...
Lena Mary Pulido, 81, passed away on April 25 in Hughson at Alexander Cohen Hospice. Lena was born October 1928 in Niles to Joe S. and Anna Pacheco from Santa Maria, Azores. Lena was the youngest of four children, speaking only Portuguese until the first grade. She lived on her family farm in the Hayward area and attended schools in the Bay Area
Margaret Gingrich, 94, of Turlock, passed away at the Covenant Village Care Center on Sunday. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. to Ashley and Margaret Pebbles. Ashley was a minister in the Salvation Army. After her schooling, Margaret spent her working days as a nurse, a teacher of nurses, and the director of the nursing program at Peralta Community College in Oakland. After World War II, Margaret met John Gingrich, a war veteran, in San Francisco. They were married in Oakland in May 1948.
Norman Ice passed peacefully on April 24 after a seven month long struggle with pancreatic cancer.
Marjorie Montgomery, 93, of Modesto, passed peacefully in her home on Sunday. She was born in 1916 to Charles and Anna Davids in Red Lodge, Mont. She was a wonderful, kind and giving woman. Margie or "Grandma," as she was most commonly known, will be missed by her family and many friends.
Kenneth Carl Kollmeyer, 62, beloved son and brother, died Sunday in Turlock following a short illness. Born in Salinas, he was a lifelong resident of Ceres. He lived on the farm established and revered by his parents, Bernard Henry Kollmeyer of Buhl, Idaho (deceased), and Marie Kollmeyer of Concordia, Kansas.
Carl Albert Gebhardt, 79, died May 1, at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Gebhardt was born October 1930, in Chicago, Ill. to Herman and Marie Bohnert. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1951, and was wounded in the Korean War. After discharge he moved to the Bay Area and later moved to Stevinson, before settling in Turlock in 1988.
Isidra "Sheila" Guice of Turlock passed away on Saturday at the age of 80. She was born May 15, 1929, in San Patricio, Texas. She was the second to the youngest child born to Inocencio and Maria Puga.
Ora Almeda Recanati passed peacefully in the home of her niece in Turlock after a long battle with cancer. Almeda had a long career as a surgical nurse in San Jose.
Florence Louise Rauch was born in Flora, Ill. in 1917 to Walter and Anna Klein. She was an avid fisherwoman, loved to travel and enjoyed gardening. She was an excellent mother and homemaker and was a faithful Lutheran. She was a real estate broker and taught real estate for 10 years; she also worked as a substitute teacher for Modesto City Schools.
Iona (Johnson, Sunkler) Carlson, 101, of Turner, Ore., passed away on Tuesday at her home. She was born to Albert and Anna Mack in Rapid City, SD. Iona's father died when she was young and her mother was left to raise the children. She graduated from Rapid City High School in 1926, and married Oscar B. Johnson in 1927. Oscar Johnson passed away in 1957. Iona was active in churches wherever she lived. In 1962, ...
Millie Taylor, 72, of Hilmar, passed away on Wednesday at Alexander Cohen Hospice House with her family at her side. She was born in Oakdale to Edwin and Lula Neilson in 1937. She lived most of her life in Hilmar. She was a registered nurse at Memorial Hospital for about 15 years. Millie enjoyed people and country living. Most of all, she loved God and her family.
Francisca Sousa Luis, 76, of Turlock, died April 20 in Turlock. Services were held April 30. Burial will be private.
Marie Vincent, 76, of Turlock, passed away on Monday at Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Yonkers, NY to Joshua and Mary Sarmas in 1933. At the age of five, her family moved to Flint, Mich. and she settled in Turlock in 1946. In 1948, she was married and had two daughters. Marie met Loren Vincent, and in 1989, married him. Marie was a member of the Berkeley Avenue Baptist Church. She had been saved since she was nine years old.
Jose Garcia, 86, of Turlock, died Wednesday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.
Dorothy Boggeri, 94, of Hughson, passed away Friday at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. She is survived by her son, Robert (Darlene) Boggeri of Hughson; daughter, Christine (Alan) Noeller of Hughson; five grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and sisters, Mabel Vorrhees of Hughson and Esthermae Soper of Modesto. She was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
Maria do Coracao de Jesus Costa, 91, of Hilmar, died Thursday in Turlock. She was born in 1920 in Doze Ribeiras, Terceira, Azores. She was a homemaker for 50 years and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Hilmar.
Muriel H. Fields, 93, was born in Pasadena and passed away April 20 at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her family.
Lilliana Marie Velasquez was born and died on April 30, 2011 in Turlock.
Linda Mae Marshall, 65, of Turlock, passed away on Tuesday, April 19 at home with her family at her side.
Kathy Dunlop, 60, passed away at her home in Denair on Sunday. She was born in Turlock and attended local schools, graduating from Turlock High School in 1968. She married Michael E. Peden and became a homemaker, and she also worked at Boies Pharmacy for eight years. She was a member of Enclave Community Church.
Joe Rocha, 58, of Livingston, died April 27 in Turlock. He was born in Posto Stanto, Terceira, Azores in 1952. He was a gardener for 18 years and a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church of Livingston.
Donald Sheridan, 79, of Groveland, passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father at home with his family by his side. Don was born in Stockton to Alice and Lloyd Sheridan. He played football at St. Mary's High School in 1950, the year they won the championship. He was frozen in the California National Guard, training young recruits in Stockton during the Korean Conflict. Don did a seven-year stint as a dispatcher for the ...
Theresa Marie Leal, 62, of Turlock, passed away on April 28 in Turlock. She was born in Modesto on Oct. 5, 1948, and was a housekeeper for many years.
Joe Rocha, 58, of Livingston, died Wednesday in Turlock. He was born in Posto Stanto, Terceira, Azores in 1952. He was a gardener for 18 years and a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church of Livingston. He is survived by his wife, Maria Natalia Rocha of Livingston; Vickie Medeiros and her husband Deodato of Delhi; sisters, Mary Alice Toste of Gustine and Lucy Alves of Gustine; and grandchildren, Michael Medeiros and Brian Medeiros.Visitation will be ...
Rosalinda E. Medeiros, 90, of Santa Clara, died April 25. She was born in 1921 in Cedros, Faial, Azores. She was a homemaker for 40 years and a member of Saint Clare Catholic Church of Santa Clara. She is survived by her son, Manuel P. Escobar of Manteca; daughters, Maria Silva of Santa Clara and Maria Dutra of New York; brother, Antonio Pinheiro of San Jose; sisters, Lourdes Brum of Morgan Hill and Maria Pereira of ...
Maria Trindade Nunes, 79, of Atwater, died Tuesday. She was born in 1931 in Corvo, Azores. She was a homemaker for 54 years and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church of Atwater. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Batista Nunes of Atwater; son, James A. Nunes of Los Banos; daughters, Maria Elizabeth Teixeira and Julie M. Cabrito, both of Atwater; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 ...
Florence Moore, 97, of Santa Rosa, passed away at Vintage Brush Creek Assisted Living Care Center in Santa Rosa. She was born in Turlock to Louis and Ethel Domecq and was the last survivor of their 10 children. Florence grew up in Denair and married Donald Moore of Denair. They lived to Richmond during the years when their three children were born. Later they moved to Whittier. Throughout those years Florence was active in PTA, YMCA ...
Irene was born on Dec. 21, 1926 in Woodward, Okla. and passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2011. She was 84 years old. Irene's hobbies included genealogy, knitting, sewing for children and backpacking in the high sierra mountains. She was a DAR member. Irene traveled the world as the wife of a Navy veteran. She is survived by her loving children, Ray (Amanda) Wakefield of Menlo Park, Dianna (Bill) Geyer of Livermore, Donald Wakefield of ...