Bill Mason, 70 of Hilmar passed away Saturday January 4, 2014. Bill is survived by his loving companion Helena Orozco, sister Elizabeth Jo Shimek, sons Jeffrey (Teresa), James and daughter Kristine (Travis)Ledford, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, nieces, and nephew and many extended family members and friends.
Francis Steichen, 93, passed away at his Turlock home. Fran was born in St. Cloud, MN to Joseph and Mary Steichen. He graduated from St. Cloud Teachers College and moved to California in 1947. He served in the Army 95th Infantry Div. in World War II. He was highly decorated with 2 Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star, and a Battlefield Commission as a Second Lieutenant. After the war he met and married the love of his life, Marjorie Henderson, and they were married at Sacred Heart Church in Turlock in August of 1950. Mr. Steichen taught at Hawthorne and Wakefield ...
Craig Michael Rojas was born January 15, 1960, in Hemet, California, to Abe and Sharon Rojas. He was raised in Turlock and graduated from Turlock schools. He was employed at Turlock Unified School District for over 20 years.
All are welcome to attend funeral services - under the direction of Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home – at 425 N. Soderquist, Turlock CA 95380. Public viewing will be Sunday, December 29th from 1 – 4pm and Dad's memorial service will take place Monday, December 30th at 2pm with graveside service immediately following. Pastor Joseph Robertson of New Hope Community Church will officiate.
Vynita Rose, age 85, of Turlock, CA passed away on December 24, 2013. Vynita was born in Lees Summit, Missouri to Fred and Merle Halcomb. She moved to California at a young age and lived in the Placerville area before the family moved to Patterson in the early 1940's. Vynita married her high school sweetheart Anthony Rose in 1948. Vynita was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Vynita was active in many things, she loved her horses, painting, crafts and most of all her bowling. She was a member of the WIBC and ABC.
Hard working hands came to rest on Dec.14 2013 after a nine year battle with cancer at home in the care of her grandson Chris Martin of Hilmar ca under the direction of Emanuel medical facility hospice program.
Krista was born in Turlock to Carla (Linny Goodrich) Kinsley and Miguel (Judith) Ibanez and passed away at the age of 25 in Ceres, CA. She graduated from Pitman High School where she was very involved in sports; playing volleyball, basketball and running track. For the last six years she enjoyed working for Starbucks as a barista. Krista enjoyed outdoor activities, hiking, running, snowboarding, yoga, CGC, working out and spending time with family and friends. She was known for her positive attitude, outgoing spirit and energetic disposition and had a huge heart. Krista was the most amazing daughter, sister, girlfriend ...
Angelina "Angie" T. Goeken-Taylor, 70, passed away December 17, 2013 at Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale, CA. She was born to the late Elias and Mary Dias on July 26, 1943 in Modesto, CA. In addition to her parents, she joins in heaven her first husband, James J. Goeken of 19 years, her second husband, William R. Taylor of 15 years (who passed way this year in July), three brothers, "Baby" Tony Dias, Tony Dias, George Dias; and two sisters Mary Carvalho, and Eva Fantazia
Tony was born in Rawlins, Wyoming to Benito and Refugio Aguiniga in 1922. While still an infant, he moved with his family to their native country of Ziquitaro, Michoacan, Mexico. When Tony was a young man of 17 years, he returned to the United States, coming to reside in Turlock, CA. At the age of 21, he married his loving wife, Angelita. After serving in the Army during World War II, he was honorably discharged and came back to Turlock where he began to work in agriculture. Later, Tony made his living with Patchett's Bus and Transportation in Newman ...
William E. Humphrey, 93, of Turlock passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Wednesday, Nov. 27th. Bill was born in Monrovia, CA to Norman and Fannie Humphrey and was raised in the Phoenix area. After graduating high school, Bill joined the Army Air Corp and served as a Pilot during WWII, serving in the Pacific/Tinian & the Philippines.