Lloyd "Don" Ballard, 85 of Turlock, California, passed away on September 6, 2012 due to a long illness. Don was born on January 25, 1927 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In January of 1945, he left school during his senior year to serve his country in World War II as a Navy Seaman First Class. After his service ended Don returned to Turlock High School and graduated with the class of 1947.
Margaret Eleanor Johnson, 93, of Turlock, died at Covenant Village Care Center. She was born in Turlock to Carl and Nimie Danielson. Margaret married Stanley Clifford Johnson. They were married 64 years before his passing in 2008. She is survived by two children: Patricia (Ronald) Mathews of Dinuba, CA and Jerry (Sally) Johnson of Yuba City, CA, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In loving memory of Olivia Louise Bell Valentine, who went to be with God on August 28, 2012. Olivia was born September 26, 1991 at Emanuel Hospital in Turlock, California. Olivia attended Crane pre-school, Crowell Elementary School, Turlock, Jr. High School, and graduated from John H. Pitman High School class 2009.
Little Angel Payten Marie Fanelli "Entered into Rest" on Tuesday, August 28th at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. She is the Lord's Precious Miracle. Be Strong, Be Courageous the Lord God is with you always. Joshua 1:9
Norma Navigato, 72, of Turlock, California, died August 25, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in Modesto. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to William and Rose Navigato. She graduated from Fenger High School in Chicago in 1958. She moved to Southern California around the age of 30 and belonged to the Young Ladies Institute. She settled in Turlock in 1977 and belonged to Monte Vista Chapel. She enjoyed novels, watching Dr. Phil, Judge Judy, and spending time with her family.
Darryl Lee Joslin age 58, Entered into Rest on August 25, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock and he was born on June 25, 1954 in Turlock, CA. He was a Plasterer in Construction for Seven Years and enjoyed playing Guitar.
Helen "Dorene" Mathey age 77, Entered into Rest on Saturday, August 25, 2012 and she was born on September 18, 1934 in Beloit, Ohio. Dorene was a Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles since 1967, she enjoyed Family Time, Bowling for many years and was a "Great Fan" of the Oakland A's, San Jose Sharks and Nascar Racing.
James D. Petros, of Turlock, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on Friday afternoon, August 24, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born in Chicago, Ill. to parents James Esa and Linda Radtke Petros on January 28, 1939.
Randy Washburn, 57, of Hilmar, California, passed away August 19, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Merced. He was born February 10, 1955 in Turlock. He worked for N & S Tractor in Hilmar for over 20 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and playing the guitar.
Robert Jensen, 71, of Modesto, passed away peacefully at his home. Robert was born in Stockton, CA to Olaf and Florence (Pratt) Jensen. He grew up on a dairy farm in Stevinson where they grew their own feed. A 1959 graduate of Hilmar High School, Robert worked for many years driving heavy equipment leveling land for farming. He enjoyed camping and fishing. Favorite spots included the Melones and Pardee Lake Reservoirs. His wife Mary gave him a beautiful boat that Robert meticulously cleaned and polished for sport and fishing. He maintained his health and fitness by faithfully exercising and working ...
Celestino "Tino" Calderon, age 66, entered into Rest on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Chapel, 286 W. Main St., Turlock, followed by a Chapel Service at 6:00pm. Internment will be held on Saturday, August 25th, 10:00 am at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock.