The lord has called Martha home. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her husband Donald Ruether, daughters Diana Cuevas, Monica Maxey, and Lindsey Ruether, granddaughter Makenzie Mason, parents Javier and Maria Elena Fuentes of Turlock, siblings; Maria Rubio of Paso Robles, Marisela Carranza of Denair, Robert Fuentes of Winton, Rosa Echeverria of Atwater, and Javier Fuentes Jr. of Livingston.
Terry Lee Antonides was born in Michigan. He was in the Air Force stationed in Atwater califiornia. He lived in California for over 40 years. He also lived in Arizona for two years. Terry retired from Leprino Cheese Company in Tracy, Ca.
Connie Guinn, 77, of Turlock, passed away after a painful battle with cancer. Connie was born in Canton, Ohio to Ray and Agnes (Allen) Rehfus. She attended schools in Ohio and moved to Texas before settling in California. She served in the Air Force (WAC's). She loved all kinds of sports and faithfully supported her family members at their sporting events. She herself was an avid bowler. Since 1985 she has been a member of New Life Christian Center.
Ken Danielson was born and raised in Turlock where he attended school and then served in the Army Air Corp from 1942-1946. After attending Cal Poly he began his career and eventually became the Agricultural Commissioner for Contra Costa County.
Emma Ann Herman, 99, Larkesville, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Manor Care Nursing Center, Kingston.
Maxine, 87, passed away peacefully on June 30th at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA, surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Oklahoma to Floyd and Argie Reddell; the 6th of 12 children. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 66 years, Harold L. Wadlington (2009) and all of her siblings except for one sister. She is survived by her 2 daughters; Joanie Lindquist (Harold) of Turlock, Jeannie Jensen (Gerry) of Turlock, and her sister, Norma Lee Gadberry of Caruthers, CA.
Frank Charles Youngdale Jr., 87, of Turlock passed away peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2012, with his loving family by his side. He spent his last day on our family vacation at the ocean.
Eldora Schwab, 91, of Turlock, CA went peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior on June 15, 2012. Born in Turlock in 1921, and graduating from Turlock High School, she attended Modesto Junior College and Samuel Merritt Hospital (RN course) in Oakland. Later, she also took courses at Columbia Bible College in South Carolina.
Jim Parker, 69, a longtime resident of Turlock, passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House on Sunday June 24th 2012, after a lengthy illness. Jim was born in Berkley, CA and spent his childhood years in Hayward, CA.
Louise Marie Fisher went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2012. She was beloved by all who knew her.
Gilbert E. Townsend, 85 of Turlock, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home with his loving wife, Sara, by his side. Gilbert was born and raised in Minnesota, and moved to California in 1962. Formerly of Newark, Ca, Gilbert came to Turlock in 1987, at which time he became an active member of the Berkeley Ave Baptist Church and has remained a faithful member until his passing.
Jonathan Dru Bohrer, 53 of Turlock, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012 at his residence in Turlock. He was born in Newman, California and graduated from Turlock schools.
Charlene was born in Ashland, Kentucky to Charles and Addie Lawson in 1920 and is one of six children. She spent her childhood living in several West Virginia towns and graduated from Parkersburg High School. If you asked her where she was from she'd always say she was proud to be a West Virginia mountaineer.
Mavis Kronberg, 92, died peacefully in Turlock. Mavis was born in Trade Lake, Wisconsin, the oldest of five siblings to Carl and Esther (Larson) Brask. She was raised in rural Wisconsin, earned a teaching certificate, and taught in a one-room schoolhouse. In 1948 she married Joe Kronberg and moved to the Kronberg farm in Hilmar where they worked side by side and raised four boys.
Gilbert E. Townsend ~ 85 of Turlock passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home with his loving wife, Sara by his side. Gilbert was born and raised in Minnesota, and moved to California in 1962. Formally of Newark, Ca, Gilbert came to Turlock in 1987, at which time he became an active member of the Berkley Ave Baptist Church and has remained a faithful member until his passing.
Verne Crowell died peacefully at home on April 3, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 8, 1916 at home on the corner of Monte Vista and Walnut Rd. and died in the home he built on the corner of Monte Vista and Crowell Rd.
Kevin Richard Stach, 75, of Turlock, passed away at his home on April 12, 2105. He was born July 4, 1939 in Nezperce, Idaho. After graduating from high school in Olympia, Washington he came to California and worked at the General Motors plant in Fairfield. When the plant closed and moved to Missouri he relocated there and finished his career with GM. After retiring Mr. Stach moved to Turlock. Kevin was a dune buggy enthusiast and loved working on Volkswagens. He volunteered at the Turlock V.F.W. and enjoyed cooking for their dinners and events.
DeleteVerne Crowell died peacefully at home on April 3, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 8, 1916 at home on the corner of Monte Vista and Walnut Rd. and died in the home he built on the corner of Monte Vista and Crowell Rd.
Her parents, Gus Goza and Ruth Goza preceded her in death a number of years ahead of her. She leaves behind her husband Dave Zollinger of Turlock, CA; a son Robert Zollinger of Modesto, CA; a daughter Ruth Zollinger of Monterey, CA; and two grandchildren David G. Zollinger and Kara Zollinger. All of the family will indeed miss her. They so deeply loved their wife, mother and grandmother.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Elsie in 2010, and a brother, Wallace Carlson. He is survived by his son Steve (Carmen) Silva of Delhi, granddaughter Ally Silva, and many extended family and friends.
Monica is survived by her three children Roxanne Jimenez, Lawrence Jimenez, Anthony and Martinez; and six grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her daughter Monique Martinez.
Jim is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Fox; children, Dr. Donald (Brenda) Fox, Douglas (Kim) Fox, Richard (Sheri) Fox, Jean Costa, Jamie (James) Myers, Janae Costa, Justin (Ashley) Costa, as well as 7 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind siblings, June Vandergriff, Marian (John) Alves, Shirley (Kay) Kajiwara, David (Sandra) Fox, and Michael (Beth) Fox.
Cindy is survived by nephew Kevin Shute; nieces Becky Mcevoy and Nellie Shute; 8 great nieces and nephews; 17 great great-nieces and nephews. Cindy is preceded in death by her parents Jerry and Lois Brownlow; sister Penny Irene Shute and niece Lisa Sears.
Barbara was born on the Lundell homestead in May 1919, to Henry and Lydia Lundell. She and her three brothers, Kenneth, Jerry and Glenn grew up on the ranch, riding in horse and buggies to and from school and church. They also formed a small band, since music was such an important part of their youth.