Bobbie Cheves, 87, of Turlock passed away peacefully on February 18, 2015. Bobbie was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma. When she was young, her family moved to Pittsburg, CA. As a senior in high school, Bobbie moved to Modesto where she graduated from Modesto High School. She married Gene in 1947 and they raised their family in Ceres, CA. After retiring from the Telephone Company, Bobbie and Gene enjoyed traveling and line dancing. She spent the last several years of her life in Turlock, CA. Bobbie will always be remembered for her warm and friendly smile. Bobbie was preceded in death ...
Pete Stavrianoudakis, passed away last Saturday at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on February 28, 1936 to Pantelis and Maria Stavrianoudakis. He was a lifelong resident of Hilmar, where he attended grammar school and graduated from Hilmar High School. Pete was a farmer in Hilmar for most of his life and was involved with several community organizations including, Hilmar FFA, Valley Tractor Pullers Association, Hilmar Footbal Boosters and was a member of the Hilmar Lions Club since 1968. He was also a member of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Modesto.
Bill was born and raised in Turlock. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1971 and CSU Stanislaus in 1975. Bill was very active in sports throughout his school years, playing basketball and baseball and later traveling overseas with Athletes in Action and Sports Ambassadors. Bill was an evangelist for all of his adult life. He started evangelism classes at Monte Vista Chapel and enjoyed teaching Bible studies. Bill gave generously of himself to others, investing in their lives. He was a substitute teacher with Turlock School District for many years.
We are celebrating Arthur Yohannan's amazing life! Born in Oct. of 1925 in Yonkers, New York to Michael and Anna Yohannan, Arthur lived life to the fullest as a husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Arthur led an exciting life as a commercial building architect with his designs spanning from Beverly Hills to Turlock, CA.
William was born in Newman, CA and passed away at the age 95 in Turlock. He was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the Air Force as a "propman" fixing propellers on airplanes. He enjoyed restoring antique cars over the years.
Viewing will be at Allen Mortuary on Wed., 2/11/2015 from 12:00-7:00p.m. Rosary also at Allen Mortuary on Wed., 2/11/2015 at 7:00p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Thurs., 2/12/2015 at 10:00a.m. with burial to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Paul Alvin Frost of Turlock peacefully passed away on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the age of 96. He was born in Lodi to Emmett and Mary "Mollie" Frost and raised in the Turlock and Denair area. Paul was drafted into the U.S. Army on March 22, 1941. He served four and a half years of service during WWII. He was a Military Policeman, Heavy Machine Gunner, and a Light Truck Driver while serving in Alaska and Germany. During his service, he married Doris Babb. After the war, Paul and Doris settled in Turlock where he worked for Turlock ...
Edward "Slim" Arnold Miranda, 85. A memorial Mass held at 10:00 am on Friday, February 13, 2015 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Los Banos, California. Graveside service will follow at the Los Banos Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Whitehurst Funeral Chapel~Los Banos.
George Rust Linn, 90, a lifelong resident of Turlock passed away on February 5, 2015. He was born October 9, 1924 in Turlock where he was raised and graduated from Turlock High School. George served in the United States Army during World War II. He also studied at Modesto Junior College and Hardin-Simmons University in Texas in pursuance of his career in the medical field. It was while attending school in Pennsylvania that he met Gizella "Zella" Porkolab and they were married in Sharon, Pa. on June 1, 1952. They came back to Turlock where they raised their family and ...
Aleda was born in Whittier, CA to Antonio and Catherine Verwer and passed away at the age of 80 in Turlock. She was raised in Hughson where she graduated from Hughson High School in 1953. In 1956 she married Bastiaan (Bob) Weststeyn. They eventually settled in Ceres where they shared 41 years of marriage before he passed in 1997.
Edith Elizabeth Oliver, 99 passed away on Jan. 31, 2015. Edith is survived by her two daughters, Mary (Tom) Bertken and Betty Trotter; grandchildren Teresa Riveira, Scott (Laurie) Bertken, Robert Bertken, James Trotter and Wendy (Dan) Fagundes; six great-grandchildren and 12 great great-grandchildren. Edith is preceded in death by her husband Harry Lee Oliver.
Carlene Anna Voight was born in Turlock, CA to Karl and Bertha Whipkey and lived almost her entire life in Stanislaus County. Raised with her two brothers Ronald and Richard, the only time Carlene lived outside the county was for 14 months when her family lived in Alaska.
Carol Hawkins passed away peacefully at home, on April 21st, 2015 at the age of 98. She was the youngest of four girls born to G.W. and Emily Scholl in Seattle, Washington, and grew up near Lake Washington. She loved the clam-digging summers at her family's summer home on Bainbridge Island.
Lilly (Liz) Cole was born in Madera, CA on March 12, 1940. She passed away in Merced on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the age of 75. Lilly worked for over 30 years as a waitress. One of her favorite past times were her shopping trips to Wal*Mart. The most important thing in her life was her children and grandchildren. Lilly loved baking and decorating cakes. During the holidays her family members would all stop by to pick up their goodie plates of cookies and candies.