Sam Godje, 47, passed away at Doctors Medical Center after an extended illness. Sam was born in Baghdad, Iraq to William and Christina Godje. He moved to Iran where he attended elementary school and to Connecticut at Age 14. He graduated from High School in Connecticut and later received an Associate's Degree. Sam worked for 15 years as a long haul truck driver. In 1995 he made a trip to California that changed his life. While he was here he met Sarah Sargis, fell in love, and moved to California. Sam and Sarah were married in 2000. Sam was ...
Elise Davis went home to meet the lord on April 6, 2012, after a long term illness. She will be greatly missed by her family. She loved working in her garden, reading her Bible and attending Sunday Church Services.
Rose Marie Miner,79 of Turlock passed away at home with her family by her side. Marie was born in Bartlesville, OK to Albert and Olive Duffey. Marie married Floyd Miner in 1951, sharing 61 years together. Marie worked at Emanuel Hospital for over 15 years as a switchboard operator and she volunteered for the past 8 years at St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Shop in Patterson, Ca.
Mary Perry, 99, of Modesto passed away on Saturday, March 24 in Turlock. She was born in Hayward, CA to Antone and Mary Damas in 1912. She had lived in Denair, Hughson and Modesto since 1917. Mary had served during WWII in the Army Air Corps WAC and later ran a dairy with her husband and children for 29 years. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hughson, SPRSI #96, YLI #193, UPPEC #56, Luso-American #2950, Turlock VFW Post 5059 the Ladies Auxiliary and the Altar Society. She sacrificed her life for the church and family.
Inez was born in Los Banos to Joseph and Rose Puccinelli and passed away at the age of 85. She married Manuel B. Freitas at a ceremony performed at St. Thomas Cathedral in Reno on June 10, 1950. She was a homemaker and enjoyed caring for her children on the family dairy in Stevinson where she lived from 1950 until her passing. Inez enjoyed traveling to Santa Cruz and Lake Tahoe and cooking Italian food. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Born July 19, 1929 in Turlock California, he passed on May 2, 2015. He attended Tegner Elementary and was a graduate of Turlock High School. As a young man he owned a hay hauling business with his brother. He married Lorraine Lewis in 1954, and remained happily married for 61 years. He later worked in construction and in 1976 he began JF Medeiros dairy construction company with his sons. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church of Turlock and a member of YMI of Hilmar.
Ingie was born Ingebjørg Odny Olsen, in Kristiansund, Norway. She lived in Norway until emigrating to the United States in 1954 at the age of 31. She and her husband, Nils Klevmyr, were married in June of 1944, during World War II in occupied Norway. There first son, Rolf, was born shortly after the war in November of 1946.
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.