Turlock resident Ila Mae Coonce went to be with the Lord on July 19, 2012. She was beloved by all who knew her. Ila was born to Elbert Coonce and Joy Hodges Coonce Morse on November 10, 1944 in Haywood, CA. She was the eldest of seven children.
Pearl was born in Auburn, CA to Walter and Juanita Lang in 1927. She lived in Loomis for three years on an apple ranch before moving to Cupertino and then settling in Turlock in 1937. In 1947 she married David H. Lewis and they shared 64 years of marriage before his passing in 2011. Pearl worked for AT&T for 37 years. Eleven years ago, Pearl and David moved to Stockton and during that time attended Woodbridge Community Church.
Arlene Duncan was born in Stockton, CA on April 26, 1941 and passed away in Hughson, CA on July 21, 2012. For the last 39 years she resided in Oakhurst, CA. Arlene was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for 17 years. She was a life member of Fresno Field Archers, Sierra Historical Society, Turlock Horseman Club, Fresno 4 Wheelers Club, and she was also a 4-H horse leader.
Leona was born December 6, 1918, to parents Louis and Sarepta Shormann in Shelton, Nebraska. She was a beloved mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She joined her beloved husband Albert F McRoberts of 55 ½ years into heaven on Friday, July 20, 2012.
Gerald L. (Jerry) Pankratz went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 18, 2012. He passed away very peacefully, after a very short but fierce battle with cancer, with his family surrounding him at the Hospice House of San Joaquin County. Jerry was born October 16, 1937 in Herrington, Kansas to Walter G. and Lena M. Pankratz. He moved to Turlock, California as a sophomore in high school and graduated from Turlock High School in 1955. He attended Modesto Junior college after which he transferred to Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. He returned to Turlock after college and ...
Virgil Pereira, 91, of Turlock, California passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at his residence. He was born and raised in Turlock. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Virgil enjoyed reading, history, trains, clocks, and tractors.
William "Bill" Nazar was a loving son, brother, father and friend who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. His friends and family will always remember Bill as a dependable, hard-working, and loyal man who took care of everyone around him. Bill was born in Sacramento, CA to Paul and Helen Nazar who in 1968 lived in Sutter Creek, CA and was the youngest of two sons. The Nazar family moved to Turlock July 4, 1970 to take over the family farm and Bill attended local schools. After high school, Bill joined the Army National Guard and ...
John Delgado, 53, of Delhi, died tragically in a motorcycle accident near his home in Delhi. John was born in McAllen, TX, one of twelve children born to Lazaro and Aniceta (Garcia) Delgado. The family moved to Turlock, CA when John was 6. He graduated in 1977 from Turlock High School and married his high school sweetheart Laurie Silva shortly afterward. John was a rugged outdoorsman. He enjoyed the mountains, four-wheeling, archery, motorcycling, and muscle cars. But, he truly loved his beautiful wife and family and his church.
Jose was born in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico to Pilar and Julia Perez in 1936. He settled in Modesto in 1984, where he worked hard as a truck driver before becoming disabled. Jose was a kind person who cared for others and will be remembered fondly by those who knew him.
Sharon Mohr, 65, of Turlock passed away after suffering unexpected complications during routine medical procedures. Sharon's family stood vigilant by her side through the weeks and days of illness and pain, until taking the grace of God's hand and the journey home to heaven.