Horace, Boyd, 96, of Turlock, passed away at Brandel Manor. He was born the oldest of eight children in Paola, Kansas to George and Carrye Boyd. He attended school in Kansas and met and married the love of his life, Marie Blanche Austin, in 1935. In the late 1930s they moved to Los Angeles where
Melvin William Reiswig, 95, died peacefully on Tuesday at Stratford at Beyer Park where he resided for the last six months. Melvin was born in Boden, N.D. to Charlie and Maggie Reiswig and was one of nine children. As a youth, Melvin spent his years between North and South Dakota helping on the family farm. At age 19, Melvin came out to California where he settled in the Lodi area and worked as a mechanic, drove truck and worked on numerous ranches. Melvin was drafted into the Army and spent a year in New Guinea. In 1946 he married ...
Michael McGlinn Martinez, 47, passed away on Thursday. He was born at the U.S. Army Kuma Station, Tokyo, Japan in 1964 to Michael McGlinn and Evelyn Martinez. He moved to San Jose in 1966, and later settled in Turlock in 2006. He was in the construction and auto mechanic industries for 15 years. He enjoyed working on motorcycles and cars.
James Sweeten, 35, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday. He was born in Gilroy to Roy and Mary "Helen" Sweeten. He grew up and went to school in Morgan Hill. As a teen he discovered he had Huntington 's disease, which limited his mobility throughout his adult life. James loved fishing – in rivers, lakes or wherever he could find enough water. He was also a great fan of the Oakland Raiders. He enjoyed hanging out with his cousins and playing video games. He enjoyed the fellowship of the youth and people of the Turlock Freewill Baptist ...
Zonette Barker-Richey of Checotah, Okla. passed away on March 21. She was born April 9, 1959.
Shirley Wills, 84, of Modesto, passed away on Feb. 5 at home. She was born in Forest City, N.C. and settled in Modesto area in the 1960s. She was a member of the Modesto Garden Club and Lutheran Church. Shirley enjoyed gardening, traveling, nature, camping and boating.
Arlene Marie Johnson Lindskoog was born in May 1919 to Arthur and Lillie (Gustafson) Johnson in Albert City, Iowa and went to be with her Lord on March 15, 2011 at Emanuel Medical Center. Growing up on a farm in those years meant everyone was expected to share with the variety of jobs to be done, and Arlene was part of the team. She received her education in the local schools, graduating from Albert City High School in 1936. Right after Christmas in 1936, she and her sister Leora traveled to Turlock with the Emil Wenell family. They were invited ...
Jeannine Price, 68, of Turlock passed away on March 15 at Emanuel Medical Center.
John Jurevich, 54, of Turlock, died tragically in San Leandro. He was born in San Jose to Ivan and Jeannette Jurevich. He attended schools in Patterson and graduated from Patterson High School. Afterward, John attended Modesto Junior College. After completing his studies, he met and married his sweetheart and life partner, Toni Azevedo. They moved to Turlock in 1991. John and Toni were married for 26 years before his tragic death.
John drove city bus in Modesto for 12 years. For the last 14 years he was a truck driver for Mello Turf Company. In his personal time, John enjoyed ...
Alberta Silva was born at home in Turlock on Sept. 25, 1922, to parents John and Mary Goularte. She passed away peacefully on March 15, 2011, at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by love and prayer.
Manuel Dutra, 92, of Hickman, passed away on March 18.
Alberto M. Espinola, 64, of Hilmar, passed away on March 19 in Hughson.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Loyazelle, and a brother Dick Hunt. He is survived by his wife Sue Hunt, 3 children: Cindy (Bryan) Blagg of Ceres, Sandra (Jim) Mitchell of Gainesville, Missouri, and Robert Jr. (Pamela) Hunt of Ceres, CA; 2 step children: Donna Haney and Kim Jacobson; 2 siblings: Marcia Westfall of Carlsbad, NM, and Zana Hicks of Jamestown, CA; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Lynette "Lynn" Ann Perry, age 69, passed away on July 6, 2015 at her home in Melba Idaho following a brief battle with cancer. Born June 2, 1946, she was one of five children born to Joe and Velma Santos in Turlock California. She grew up and went to school in Hilmar California where she graduated from Hilmar High School in 1964.
While no longer in our presence, Aida Comorosky, was ushered into the presence of her Heavenly Father on Father's Day.
Our dearest Elaine went home to our Lord on Wednesday, July 1st after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She is survived by her dearest friend and loyal companion, Ronald Davis. She leaves behind her son, John Ferrari, daughter, Jeannie Amaral, sisters, Gloria Ravetto and Roberta Parker, brother, Robert Dominick, uncle, Anthony Bondi, 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
Billy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Harvey and Lillian Mills and passed away after a sudden illness at the age of 86. He was the second of three children. His family settled in Hughson and Billy graduated from Hughson High School and excelled in basketball and baseball. He also attended MJC and then went on to proudly serve in the Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953. Billy was a Medical Technician with the 121st Evac Hospital. He was awarded with a Korean Service Medal with three bronze service stars, a United Nations Service Medal and ...
John Walter Guy, Jr., 90, was born in Turlock to Mabel and John Guy, Sr. John's father was mayor of Turlock from 1930-35 and owner of Guy Funeral Home.
Leonard Mendonca, 80, of Turlock passed away suddenly at home on June 24, 2015. Leonard was born to Caetano and Adeline Mendonca in Modesto, Ca. He attended Roselawn School and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician and was the DJ on board the destroyer U.S.S. McKean. He loved music, HAM Radio, dancing, and sports. He was an outstanding fast-pitch softball pitcher, an avid Oakland A's, Oakland Raiders, and Golden State Warriors fan. He was very proud to have a son and grandson both ...
Helen C. Smith, age 97, of Hughson, California passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Samaritan Village. She was born November 8, 1917 in Jamestown, Rhode Island to Daniel and Margaret Murray. She graduated High School from Newport High School in Rhode Island before receiving her Bachelors Degree. She married Irving E. Smith November 9, 1942 in New York City. She was a Pediatric Nurse for 35 years. They lived in New York City, Long Island, and San Diego before settling in Hughson twelve years ago. Helen enjoyed golfing, ballroom dancing, and bridge.
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