Edward Meye, 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.
Luis Augusto Freitas Reis was born May 1940 in Topo, Sao Jorge, Acores.
Denton Palmer, superintendent of Turlock Schools from 1982 until his retirement in 1992, was killed in a bicycling accident last week a few miles from his home on Whidbey Island in Washington.
Genevieve "Vee" Baptista, 97, passed away Feb. 14 in San Diego. Genevieve was born and raised in Hughson to parents Joe and Conceicao Baptista. She married Enos Baptista in 1930, and was married for 55 years until he passed away. In 1940, Enos and Genevieve moved to Los Banos where they started a life of farming. They lived there until they retired to Santa Cruz, where she could be closer to her parents. After ...
Emma Pauline Gioletti, 93, was born in Chowchilla and passed away Friday at her home in Turlock surrounded by her devoted family.
Janelle Noemi Godinez was born on June 28, 1977, in Watsonville to Jose and Amada Godinez. She was the loving sister of Jose, Sandra, Robert, Sophia, Francisco and Daniel Godinez. Janelle is survived by son, Andrew Sanchez. She was a loving aunt to many nephew and nieces. She also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Janelle will be greatly missed.
Lily Khachi passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
Geneva J. Chachanian , 68, was born on Jan. 31, 1943, in Al Habaniya, Iraq, and passed away on Feb.20. She was a wonderful mother and the greatest grandmother in the world. She was the greatest loving, caring, nurturing mother, sister, spouse, and most of all a great teacher and a listener.
Lloyd Zimmerman, 81, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center.
Maria Dolores Castañeda, 85, was born in Mexico to Valentin and Francisca Castañeda. She resided in the Delhi area for 38 years.
Burton Nance, 79, of Turlock, was born to Leonard and Willie Nance in Oklahoma City. He was a high school graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He married Patricia Marler in July of 1975. He passed away at Bel Air Lodge Convalescent Hospital in Turlock.
Gayle Norman Pinkney of San Jose passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76 on Feb. 11, 2011 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital at Santa Teresa.
Ricardo Sanchez, Jr. was born on Sept. 13, 1976, in Salinas, Calif. to Irma and Ricardo Sanchez, Sr. He was the loving brother of Miguel, Jose and Sonia Sanchez. Ricardo is survived by his children, Dominic, Gabriel and Andrew Sanchez. He was a loving uncle to Adrian and Leena Sanchez. He also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Ricardo will be greatly missed.
Hazel Lorene Ward, 88, of Turlock, died Feb. 15 in Turlock. She was born in 1922 in Dardanelle, Ark. She was a nurse's aide for 14 years and a member of Free Will Baptist Church of Turlock.
Aiden Loucks lost his battle with RSV on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. He was 2 1/2 years old. In that short time he changed our lives for the better and brightened our world. He loved music, dancing, French fries and going for rides in the truck. When he wasn't watching his favorite television show "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy," he loved playing outside and chasing bubbles. He has taken a ...
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 ...