Esther R. Case, 72 of Hilmar, passed away peacefully, with loved ones holding her hands, on August 18, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. Esther had a beautiful and happy spirit. She was born in Turlock, CA October 13, 1939 to Harvey and Nellie MacDannald. Esther was the twin sister of Dr. Harry MacDannald, and sister to eight other siblings, she was always surrounded by love and laughter.
Albert "Abe" Abraham, 88, of Modesto died peacefully Sunday, August 5, 2012 surrounded by his family. Albert was born July 28, 1924 in Chicago, IL, grew up in Gary, Indiana, and has lived in the Modesto area for over 65 years.
Carl Milton Peterson passed away peacefully at the age of 93 at Covenant Village Care Center in Turlock, CA. He was born in Denair, CA, to Gus and Teckla Peterson. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, Caleb and Conrad; his first wife, Viola Johnson Peterson; and his second wife, Esther Thorsen Peterson.
Riley Edgin, beloved husband and father, passed away on July 3, 2012. He is survived by his father Douglas; sisters Janice and Sharon; brother Rory; wife Evelyn; children Shonda, Riley Douglas, Kristopher, Devin, Kyle, Kelsea, Alex; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Hiro Asai was born in Turlock (Cortez), CA, and passed away July 26, 2012 after a month-long illness in St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, CA. He was 88 years old. He was married to Hisako "Hisa" Asai for 65 years.