After a valiant 6 year battle against cancer, Mom left this life on September
Our mother, Jean Bjorklund, passed in to glory on Sunday, September 25, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend Vider (July 2007.) She is survived by her daughter Cynthia and son-in-law Jeff Boster of Turlock, granddaughter Jennifer (husband Keith) Harlow, great grandchildren Kylie Anne and Aleck Jeffrey of Virginia, cat Fritz, and her honoring daughter Ann Canen and family, of Oakdale. She was retired from AT&T and a member of First Baptist Church of Turlock.
Horacio Adolfo "Chitos" Velasquez passed away due to a car accident in Tracy, CA. Chitos was a day away from turning 22 years young. He loved to be with his family. He is survived by his parents and two sisters. He was and will always remain a loving grandson, uncle, nephew, cousin, brother and son. He will always be missed and live through his family
Gordon was born on February 12, 1936 to Edward and Mabel Peterson in Turlock, and passed away on October 4, 2011 after a brief illness.
Mary Arlene Stiles was born May 31, 1927 in Arkansas, the first child of Joe Johnston Stiles and Ida Estelle Badgett. The Stiles family moved to Briscoe, Texas where her sister Louise was born. They later moved to Omak, Washington and lived there for a time until they moved to Modesto. After High School, Arlene worked as the Boy Scout office secretary in Modesto.
Jack was a beloved husband, father and grandfather who will be missed more than words can say. He enjoyed selling his oranges so he could talk with everyone who stopped by. He also enjoyed bowling and taking care of his yard. Jack bravely fought a long hard battle with caner until his death.
Age 94 entered into rest with her family surrounding her in Turlock, CA. She was born in Carvalhinos Coimbra, Portugal, She was a Homemaker for 60 years and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock, Our Lady of Fatima of Turlock and S.P.R.S.I. and P.F.S.A. of Turlock. Survivors-Son-Victor Levada and his wife Debra, Caregiver- Maria Fatima Freitas for 8 years, 2-Grandchildren-Danielle and Annie. Visitation-2PM-8PM,Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel with a Rosary at 7PM, Mass-1PM,Friday, Oct.7,2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will ...
Age 84 entered into rest surrounded by her family in Hughson, CA. She was born in Riberinha, Guadalupe, Graciosa, Azores. She was a Homemaker for 54 years and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar, Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Turlock, Our Lady of Fatima of Turlock, Our Lady of Miracles of Gustine and Portuguese Pentecost of Turlock. Survivors-Sons- Arthur Silva and his wife Tina of Turlock, Julio Silva of Hilmar and Frank Silva and his wife Susan of Hilmar, Daughters- Mary Machado and her husband Manuel of Turlock, Lilita Cunha of Turlock and Janet Brasil of Idaho ...
Odessa Benson, 85, of Turlock passed away of natural causes at Brandel Manor in Turlock on Thursday, September 29th. She was born in Texarkana, AR, to Charles and Alma Satterfield in 1926. She settled in Turlock in 1958. She was a member of Turlock American Legion Post 88, Women's Auxiliary and Modesto Four Wheelers. Odessa enjoyed gardening and camping. She loved being with family.
Lila June Koop is survived by her children Marilyn Esau of Turlock, Harold Koop of Texas, Norma Ingram of New York, and Roger Koop of Turlock; brother Frank; sister Wilma; 10 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Edward Koop, sons John and James Koop, and one grandchild.
Carl was born to Elizabeth and Carl M. Jameson in a small town in OK. The family moved around for a while before settling down in Southern California where he went to school and met his future wife Glenda Inman who lived across the street. They married in 1956. He was in ROTC in high school and after they were married they moved to GA for officer training at Fort Benning. They returned to California to start their lives together settling in Turlock, CA where he joined the local National Guard. Carl was in the Guard until he could no ...
Linda Cox, 65, of Turlock, passed away at home after an extended illness.
Richard Allen Root, 89, died September 18, 2014, at Elness Convalescent in Turlock. He was born March 21, 1925, in Los Angeles, California, to Frank and Emma (Berger) Root. At the age of 18 enlisted in the United States Army in the 558th Artillery Battalion. After his Honorable Discharge he settled in Turlock and attended Full Gospel Tabernacle before attending Victory Christian Church in Hilmar. He worked 25 years for Nulaid then retired from Martinez Plywood after 12 years.
Steve was welcomed into heaven on September 18, 2014 at age 64. Steve was born in New York to Willard and Gladys Kelly. Steve moved to Southern California when he was one year old and was a current resident of Turlock. Steve graduated from Manteca High School in 1969. He served in the US Navy for 3 years. Steve was a member of Valley Hope Community Church in Turlock. Steve worked for Lowes and The Modesto Bee.
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