Donald Eugene Castelli, 65, of Turlock passed away on Jan. 15 in Modesto.
James "Jim" S. Wade, 87, of Turlock passed away on Jan. 27.
Beverly J. (Lee) Lutz lost her battle with cancer on Jan. 30, 2011.
Ernest (Ernie) Prouty, 80, of Turlock passed away on Jan. 25 in Modesto with his wife and children by his side.
Bob was born in Turlock at the old Emanuel Hospital to Roy and Carrie Hedstrom. Bob attended Lowell Grammar School and graduated from Turlock High School. He went on to attend Azusa College, and graduated from Trinity College in Chicago. He attended Trinity Seminary, California Baptist Theological Seminary, Berkeley Baptist Divinity School and California State University (master's degree). Bob worked at the Evangelical Free Church Turlock, First Baptist Church and Modesto First Baptist. Bob was a member of Turlock Covenant Church.
Esther Thorsen went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 28 in Turlock, at the age of 90. The second of four children, Esther was born in Hennessey, Okla. Her parents were Haskell and Myrtle Wells. As a small child, she moved with her family to California, eventually settling in Hughson. Esther attended Modesto Junior College, and worked at the Milk Producers, during World War II. After the war, Esther married Rodney J.B. Thorsen, owner of Thorsen's Plumbing, Inc., and moved to Turlock.
Katrina Andersson, 67, of San Jose passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born in Vastervik, Sweden to Folke and Ena Andersson in 1943. Katrina was raised in Sweden and in the 60s she immigrated to the United States. She married John Moore in 1965, and had two sons, Rob and Dan. Katrina had lived in the Bay Area and San Jose area for over 30 years. She was a process server for the legal system for 25 years. She enjoyed golf and going to Ann Murray concerts. Most of all, she loved life and ...
Sulakhan Singh, 93, of Livingston passed away Saturday, Jan. 29 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. He was born in Pakistan to Mukhand Singh and Maha Kaur in 1917. Sulakhan was a farmer in Punjab, India for most of his life. He immigrated to Livingston in 2008, and was a member of the Livingston Sikh Temple. God and family were his life.
Ramon Morales-Ortiz, 75, of Turlock passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. He was born to Santiago and Amalia Morales in Tabasco, Mexico. He grew up and attended school in Mexico. As a boy he learned to fish with his father. Through the years he has been a commercial fisherman and he still enjoyed sport fishing with family members. Ramon enjoyed his family; he loved to visit, have family gatherings, and go to the casinos with them. He will be greatly missed.
Sary Behbou, 80, of Turlock passed away on Jan. 27.
Lorraine Arlene Linn, 76, of Turlock passed away on Jan. 28 at Doctor's Medical Center in Modesto.
Warren is survived by his two daughters Cheryl Santos of Newman, CA and Joanie Hall of Torrance, CA, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his second wife Margaret Brown and his son Gary Eugene Brown in 2006, one sister and one brother.
She is survived by her children Roxanne Eaves, Michelle (Jermaine Davis) Howard and Andrew Rochin; father Donald Rochin; siblings Donna Marr, Anthony Rochin and Mark Rochin and six grandchildren Tyler, Jacqueline, D'Mya, Janessa, Jasmine and Darwin. Ann is preceded in death by her mother and sister Janet Barrios.
Don is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marjorie Ann Sorensen Green; two sons Roger (Nancy) Green of Modesto, and Douglas (Dee) Green of Vacaville, son-in-law Melvin (Barbara) Bradley of Oakdale, three grandchildren: Cheryle (Raquel) Fleming-Bradley of Clovis, Ryan Green and Jason Green of Modesto; a great-grandson Tanner Bradley, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at Mar Addai Church of the East on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 10 am with burial to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Baljit is survived by her husband Gurbachan Sandhu, and four children: Harjit Bhatti, Daljit Lehal, Parmjit Sanhu, and Gurdip Sandhu.
She is survived by her children: Calvin (Eileen) Olson in Modesto; Kathy (Michael) Rossmann in Grand Junction, CO; Joyce (Mark) Koontz in Richmond, VA; and Dean (Joyce) Olson in Santa Clara; sister Ruth Rupel in LaVerne; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley Olson and four siblings.
Dorothy L. Hammond, 91, passed away at Paramount Court in Turlock. She was the third of four children born in Archer County, TX, to Myla and John Mark Towles. Her siblings were older brother Raymond, who died while piloting a plane during WWII, older sister Rena, now deceased, and younger sister Marklene, who died as a child.
Evelyn Erikson passed away in Modesto at the age of 90 on January 9, 2015. A native of Turlock, Evelyn was the daughter of the late Arthur and Emma Erickson. She attended Turlock High School and was life-long member of the Turlock Covenant Church. She is the sister of the late Gloria Harmon of Modesto. Evelyn is survived by her brother, Gordon Erickson, of El Paso, TX; her niece, Sabrina Harmon, of Medford, MA; her nephew, Michael Harmon, of Modesto: and her great nephew, Eric Harmon, also of Modesto. A private memorial will held at a later date.
Loren David Coelho went Home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at the age of 43, as a result of a tragic farming accident.
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