Bob, a Valley native, passed away at a family home on June 28 ending his battle with cancer. He is survived by children, Bobby Frost, Ken Frost, Michele Prasad, Tim Frost and Debbie Smithhart; 17 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; siblings, David A. Frost, Bonnie Foster and Sharon Frost; his mother, Betty Frost; and long time companion, Terri Ambrose.
Duarte M. Nunes, 39, of Turlock, entered into rest June 28 in Turlock. He was born in 1971 in Crosal, Santo Antao, Topo, Sao Jorge, Azores. He was a truck driver for the past 15 years.
Henry Martin, 68, of Turlock, passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. He was born and raised in Oakland, Calif. He lived in Hayward before he settled in Turlock 17 years ago. He was employed as an auto body mechanic for 30 years. He enjoyed cars and model airplanes.
Earl Cooper, 90, passed away June 29, 2011 at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Turlock. He was born May 29, 1921, in Hillsboro, Ore. to the late Leslie and Elizabeth Cooper. He was raised
Alan David Rudd, 46, of Lockeford, Calif., died June 27, 2011 in rural Jenny Lind, Calif. as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Alan was born Aug. 26, 1964 in Berkeley, Calif., the son of H. Claude and Rae Ann Rudd. He attended New Haven Elementary School and East Union High School in Manteca, Delta College in Stockton and graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. Alan worked as an electrical engineer for 19 years; the last 10 as a senior engineer for Pacific Gas & Electric.
Ralph Stanley Walker passed away June 28, 2011 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born June 1912 in Montrose, Colo. to the late Ernest and Nellie Walker. He moved to Turlock in the 1920s and graduated Turlock High School in 1929. He was an artistic painter and was also employed as a painter for 30 years.
Maxine Olson, 95, of Turlock passed away at Hylond Convalescent Hospital in Modesto on Sunday, June 26. She was born in Turlock to Joseph and Clara Holgate in 1916. She lived in Turlock all of her life. Maxine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Turlock and a member of the Eastern Star for 50 years. She loved her pets, but God and family were her life.
Virgil Howell, 72, of Turlock passed away at home on Sunday, June 26. He was born in Merced to Clint and Elinor Howell in 1939. Virgil was raised in Stockton and lived his life in Stockton, Hayward and Turlock. He worked for UPS and FEDEX and finished his career at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
David Haman Lewis, Jr., 87, passed away June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton.
Dominic was born Oct. 31, 1987 to Mary and Dominic Coelho in Modesto. He attended Turlock High School where he played several sports and enjoyed showing dairy in FFA. His love for dairy continued while he worked as manager for the family's dairies. He was a constant source of fun, enjoying deer hunting, camping, and trips to Pismo Beach. He was a loving family member and friend who touched the hearts of all who knew him. His smile and gentle spirit will always be remembered.
Carolyn was born in 1934 to Charles and Irma Vernia in Carlisle, Ind. Later the family moved to California, where she graduated from Bell High School in 1952. She was married to the late Earl "Bud" Stevens on June 27, 1953. Carolyn was a member of Monte Vista Chapel.
Gene Peter Dias, 57, of Oakdale, died June 23 in Oakdale. He was born in 1954 in Boston, Mass. He was a tax auditor for the government for 20 years.
Mary Caperton, 73, passed away June 27, 2011, at her residence in Keyes. She was born August 1937, in Oklahoma and came to Bakersfield at the age of 4. She lived in the Tulare and Visalia areas before settling in Keyes 45 years ago. She worked for Del Monte Foods and then Tri-Valley Growers. She enjoyed ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, attending the churches in Keyes, and working with elderly people at the convalescent hospitals.
Wanda Maxine Wente passed away at the age of 77 in Turlock. She was born in Fletcher, Okla. and later settled in California where she graduated from Ceres High School and later settled in Turlock.
Effa May Corker, 76, of Turlock, died June 2 in Turlock. She was born September 1934 in Colorado. She was a secretary for Sharp Army Depot for 14 years and a member of Pentecostal Church of Keyes.
Cheryl was called home by the Lord 11:11AM on April 7, 2014. She passed peacefully away with her husband and family all around her at Alexander Cohen Hospice in Hughson.
Jim was born in Turlock, California on April 18, 1922 and passed away on April 16, 2014 at the age of 91. After graduating from Turlock High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served under General George S. Patton during World War II.
Ron "Ronnie" Enos passed away peacefully on April 4, 2014 in his sleep at home after a short battle with cancer surrounded by those he loved. Ron and his wife Pam resided at "Enos Ranch" here in Mariposa for the past 12 years after moving from Oakdale where he lived for 26 years. He retired from Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 2001, as a Lab Assistant. Ron also operated Big Oak Stables for 17 years in Cull Canyon.
Naomi Geraldine Rust, 89, of Turlock, died suddenly on April 6, 2014.
Mr. Ralph Meza, Jr., age 57 of Turlock "Entered into Rest" on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. Mr. Meza, Jr. is a resident of Turlock and was born in Modesto, CA. He was a member of Apostolic Assembly of the Faith of Jesus Christ Church of Turlock. His survivors include: His father - Rev. Ralph H. Meza of Turlock; Son – Jason Meza of Los Angeles; Daughter – Kathy Meza of Turlock; Four Sisters – Sandra Lobato of Turlock, Christina Torres of Turlock, Priscilla Hernandez of Turlock and Diana Zuniga of Turlock; Grandson – Andrew Ramos. Services – Funeral ...
Rose was born to Charles and Margaret Koelzer in 1918 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 96. She was a caring person who was both a big sister and mother to her five siblings when her parents passed away. As an adult, she enjoyed playing cards and dice and was very involved in the club Nifty Fifty. Rose also enjoyed having family gatherings and spending time with loved ones.
Nova was born in Turlock to Robert and Donna Wattles and passed away at the age of 60. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1972 and married Dennis Davis. She owned and operated Nova's Daycare for 10 years in the 1980's and was a member of Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene. Nova enjoyed birds, gardening, drawing and reading her bible every day.
Sandra was born and raised in Modesto and passed away at the age of 66 in Riverbank, California. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and married Harold "Bill" Harless in 1968 and together they settled in Riverbank in 1970. Sandy enjoyed reading, and doing ceramic and jewelry crafting. She owned and operated Hobby Horse in Riverbank during the 1990's.
Hildur was born on January 6, 1916 in Hilmar, CA to Axel and Matilda Carlson. Her parents were farmers. She had three sisters and two brothers. She graduated from Hilmar High School in 1934. She moved to San Francisco where she worked as a dental hygienist and met her future husband at 1st Covenant Church.
Delbert (Del) Lee Brown passed away March 26, 2014 with his wife of 62 years by his side at Paramount Court Sr. Living in Turlock.
Donald was born to Walter and Ruth Moline on May 29, 1923 in Turlock, California.
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