Lena Date, 90, of Turlock/Modesto, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson after a long illness. Lena was born in El Monte, CA to Harry and Yaeno Hananouchi. She grew up much of her time in Pescadero, CA. In 1942, during World War II, her family was relocated to Tanforan Race Track in San Bruno then later sent to an internment camp in Topaz, Utah for the duration of the war. During the war Lena received permission to leave her family in the camp and go to work in Reno. While working there she met and married ...
Donald Carlisle Johnson was born in Berkeley, CA to Arvid and Ethel Johnson. He was the eldest of three sons. The family moved to Idaho, Washington, Indiana, and Ohio during his childhood.
Sally Pearce, 73, of Turlock passed away at Paramount Court Senior Living on Tuesday, December 13. She was born in Modesto to Elmer and Josephine Francis in 1938. She was raised in Modesto, Turlock and Oakland, graduating from high school in Oakland. She had lived in Oakland until 1970, when she moved back to Turlock. Sally was an executive secretary for the CSUS Athletic Department working under several athletic directors. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock. Besides volunteering at United Samaritans Foundation and Weight Watchers she was an avid walker. God and family were her ...
Raymond Hattam, 84, died in Oxnard on Thursday. He was born in San Francisco and attended schools there, later attaining his B. A. degree from University of San Francisco. He later served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Boxer during the Korean War.
Hilda Ventura, age 79, passed away peacefully at Alexander Cohen Hospice House with her family by her side. She was born in Modesto to Frank and Rose Oliveira and lived most of her life in Turlock. She was married to her husband Louie Ventura for 60 years. Hilda worked for American Thread Company for 20 years until they closed. She retired from Emanuel Medical Center as a cook. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed cross stitching as well as taking family outings to Black Oak Casino. Hilda and her husband, Louie, loved camping with their friends Lorene and Howard ...
Cmdr. Kenneth T. Sanders (1919-2014), pilot US Navy (retired), passed away peacefully on August 31, 2014 in Pensacola, FL. He was born in San Francisco as a 5th generation Californian whose family had migrated to CA in the late 1770's as part of the first overland expedition to the small hamlet of San Diego commanded by Juan Bautista de Anza travelling across the desert from Mission San Javier near Tuscon.
In loving memory of Dennis Lee Lewallen, 71 years of age. He served in the US Army from 1965-69, in the 7th infantry division during the Vietnam war and was awarded a Marksmanship medal. He was a truck driver for over 54 years and earned the California Truck Driver of the Year award for over 3 million miles accident free. He was currently working for G&G Trucking in Turlock; he loved his job. Dennis never knew a stranger and everyone that met him loved him. His personality accompanied by his smile was a blessing to everyone. He loved hunting ...