Ernest D. Howard went to be with the Lord on Dec. 7 at his home with family and friends around him. He suffered with pain for many years because of polio in his youth and dealt with cancer at the end of his life.
Raymond Felix, 73, died peacefully on Dec. 13, 2010, with his family by his side at his home in Crowslanding, Calif. Raymond was born in August 1937 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Raymond and Cristine Felix.
Maria F. Borges, 75 of Modesto, died Dec. 11 in Manteca. She was born in Ladeira, Grande, Terceira, Azores in 1934.
Adeline passed away peacefully at Tuolumne General Medical Facility in Sonora on Dec. 10 at the age of 102.
Sam Passalaqua, 94 of Turlock, died Dec. 13 in Turlock. He was born in 1916 in Wyandotte, Mich. He was a farmer for 80 years.
Clitheroe Dean Olivera was born in Oakland to James and Florence McGarva.
She is survived by daughters, Joan and Diane; and son, James.
Raymond L. Smith, 89 of Denair, passed away Thursday at Elness Convalescent Hospital. Mr. Smith was born in February 1921 in Maximo, Ohio, to the late Harry and Bertie Smith. He was drafted into the United States Marine Corps in 1942, and received his honorable discharge in 1946. He came to California in 1964, and married Rose Smith in 1973. They lived in the Russian River area until they settled in Denair seven years ago. He owned Rays Refrigeration for over 45 years. He belonged to the V.F.W. of Monte Rio, and enjoyed shooting a game of pool.
Saundra Baker, 66, died Nov. 24 at her residence in Turlock. She was born December 1943, in Loveland, Colo. to the late Robert and Theresa Baker. She was raised in the Bronx, and lived in Fall River, Mass. before living in Illinois. She settled in Turlock 20 years ago, and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She recently lived in St. Thomas retirement center, which she enjoyed very much. Saundra was an artist with a passion for ballroom dancing. She enjoyed cats and loved to travel.
Saul Humberto Lopez, 48 of Delhi, passed away on Sunday , the day of our Lady of Guadalupe. He was born in Sinaloa, Mexico to Gonzalo and Maria del Rosario in 1962. He worked as a farm laborer for 27 years.
Henry J. DeBoer, 71 of Turlock, passed away peacefully on Dec. 8 at his residence. He was born in January 1939, in Meadville, Penn. to the late Henry and Dorothy DeBoer. He was raised in Wisconsin. He served in the United States Air Force from 1959 to 1963 and was stationed at Castle Air Force Base. He settled in Turlock in 1972, and was a real estate broker for over 36 years. He belonged to the Kiwanis Club, SIRS and the First United Methodist Church. Henry enjoyed golfing and loved flying planes.
Lewis Walters, 69 of Denair, passed away on Sunday at Elness Convalescent Hospital in Turlock. He was born in Escondido to William (Bill) and Helen Walters in 1941. Lewis was raised in Escondido, Livingston and Hilmar. He graduated from Hilmar High School in 1960. He lived in Denair for almost 30 years. Lewis was a truck driver and scrap metal man during his working years. Lewis was disabled by a massive stroke in April 1997. He was in the loving care of Elness Convalescent Hospital in Turlock for the last six and half years
Lewis is survived by his wife ...
Beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, mamaw and friend, Carol went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, while at home with her family by her bedside.
Carol was born in Fresno and raised in Kerman, where she met and married her true love, Clarence E. King.
James McDearmon, 92 of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Monday. He was born in Marin County in 1918. He was a professor of Speech for many years at California State University, Stanislaus. He is survived by a nephew, Daniel (Terry) Aguiar of Atherton; and by neighbor and close family friend, Barbara Ashwanden. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine, in 2002.
Margarita Salais, 87 of Patterson, died Saturday in Patterson. She was born in 1923 in Round Rock, Texas. She was a homemaker for 16 years and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Patterson.
Jeffrey Lee Brown, 35, of Irvine, CA died November 17 from the devastating disease of ALS. He was born on February 19, 1979 in Yuma, Arizona. He graduated from Liberty University Law School in May of 2013, passed the California state bar and started working as a lawyer in April of 2014.
Leona Dingler was born in Hilmar, CA to Marie and Gerald Wells on August 25, 1933. She was 81 years old.
Lillian Tamraz Babbitt Moore passed away on November 9th 2014, she was 86 years old.
Rodney Dean "Rod" Geving, 61, Dickinson, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn., after losing his battle with cancer. Services for Rodney will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church, New England, with Rev. Bruce Peterson officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Rainy Butte Cemetery, south of New England. Military honors will be provided by the New England American Legion Anton Ulijohn Post 66. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
Jared Collins, 15, of Turlock, CA passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from injuries he sustained from a dirt bike collision.
David N. Sondeno, 89, of Turlock passed away peacefully on Sat. Nov. 8th surrounded by family. David was born in Norway to John and Esther Sondeno, and as a young boy the family immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Stanislaus Co.
George Clair Humphrey, age 63. Of Vancouver, Washington passed away in Turlock on November 11. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Turlock Funeral Home with committal to follow at Turlock Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Please go to www.turlockmemorialpark.com to view complete obituary.
Gerald Leland Giesbrecht, (known to many as Jerry), died at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, CA on November 11, 2014 of Congestive Heart Failure. He was 72.
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