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Leonard Caetano Mendonca

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 ...

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Helen Cecilia Smith

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.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Elyn Jean Gregg

Elyn Jean Gregg, our beautiful mom, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the amazing age of 99. Mom was born in September of 1915 in Oakland, Nebraska, the 3rd of 5 children born to John and Ebba Nelson. The Nelson family moved to California in 1923 and after living in Denair and Delhi, they moved to the family farm in Hughson.

June 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Judith Dian Anderson

Heaven gained a beautiful angel when Judy, a Porterville resident for many years, joined their celestial choir on June 6, 2015 after a short illness. She was 74.

June 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Desirae Crystal Crittenden

Desirae Crittenden,19, passed away in Northridge, CA on June 21, 2015. She was born on 08/08/95 in Turlock, CA. She grew up in Merced,CA and graduated from Merced High in 2013. She attended CSU Northridge and was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Desirae was loved by many and left an impact on many people's lives. Her love for EDM, country and Tupac music was out of this world. She loved dancing and going to raves. She also loved the SF Giants. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She is survied ...

June 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Jose Natal Sousa

Jose Natal Sousa passed away at the age of 78 in Turlock, he was born in the Azores in 1936 to Manuel Enes and Maria Amorim. Jose came to Turlock in 1978 where he worked on a dairy and also for Gallo Winery before retiring from Silva's Construction. He enjoyed playing the trumpet and attended Our Lady of The Assumption Church in Turlock.

June 23, 2015 | | OBITS


Lyman Alan “Al” Sanders

Lyman Alan "Al" Sanders born January 15, 1933 to Lyman and Inez Sanders in Grinell, Iowa, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on June 19.

June 23, 2015 | | OBITS


Karen Acosta-Cornick

My beloved Karen entered into peace Sunday, June 14, after a year-long struggle with illness. Karen was born at Emanuel Hospital, Turlock, to parents Melvin (2010) and Elizabeth (Penny) (1961) Crowell. She lived in Livingston, CA, Oregon and Livermore as a young girl. Grandma Lenore Crowell (Swazye) was such a very big part of Karen's life-she was a beautiful and fun lady.

June 23, 2015 | | OBITS


Lynjte Weeds

Lynjte Weeds was born in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands on January 24, 1928. She passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the age of 87. We know that she is now dancing with her husband, Dirk Weeda, in a realm of love and pure bliss. She is survived by her seven children, Nellie Dughi, Jake Weeda, Lena Weeda, Arie Weeda, Leonard Weeda, Sam Weeda, and Connie Branderhorst. Lyntje's legacy will thrive in the generations that she has left behind, and she will forever live in our hearts. She emmigrated to Canada in 1951, where her two eldest children, Nellie ...

June 23, 2015 | | OBITS


Robert William Zylstra

Robert went suddenly to his heavenly home during a train ride with his family in Peru. He was relaxed and enjoying the time with his He was a graduate of Turlock Christian High School. He loved to fly and was a licensed pilot who gave flying lessons. He was an active member of a rocket club, sharing his ideas with fellow rocket members and his knowledge with students at TCS, launching rockets up with them each year. He was good about helping others when called upon.

June 18, 2015 | | OBITS


Louie James Chaves

Louie Chaves knew no strangers. He shared his skills and knowledge of multiple trades with all who would receive. His door was always open to those in need. His compassionate heart and generosity of spirit were witnessed on a daily basis by family and friends.

June 16, 2015 | | OBITS


Alice Irene Petersen

Alice Petersen, 98, of Hilmar, passed away at Pacifica Senior living of Modesto after an extended illness. Alice was born in San Jose, CA to Henry and Cassie (Fuller) Roehr. She grew up in Newman, CA where her father owned a cigar store. She graduated from Orestimba High School and married her high school sweetheart William "Bill" Petersen. They moved to Hilmar and lived on a dairy that they converted from a turkey ranch. Alice was active in the Hilmar Grange for 50 years, a member of the Eastern Star and the Turlock Golf & Country Club. She enjoyed playing bridge ...

June 16, 2015 | | OBITS


Mary Dominguez

Mary is survived by her children Beatrice Gastelo, Herman Johnson Dominguez, Jr., Dina Dominguez and Richard Dominguez; siblings Olga Castro of Madera, Jennie DeLaCruz of Winton and Virginia Galvan of Turlock; thirteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Herman Johnson Dominguez; son Jerry Dominguez and three siblings.

June 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Betty Jean Patterson

Betty Patterson was born in Arkansas to Robert and Maggie Hood. Betty passed away on June 10 in Turlock, CA with her family by her side. She was the youngest of 13 children and her family came to the California Valley during the dust bowl years. Betty married Ken Patterson in 1957 and together they shared 58 years of marriage and had two sons. She was very active and enjoyed swimming in adult master competitive swim meets, playing on bowling leagues, tennis, bike riding and sewing.

June 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Aug 7, 1926 – May 26, 2015

Louise Adele Marchant, 88, of Turlock, passed away May 26 at Doctors Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the second daughter born in 1926 to Leopoldo and Confida Poggi, Italian immigrants, in San Francisco.

June 02, 2015 | | OBITS


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Janet L. (Hardin) Humphreys

Janet Humphreys passed away peacefully on April 9th due to Alzheimer's disease, just five days shy of her 85th birthday. The second of four ...

April 24, 2018 | | OBITS


Joyce Joan Logsdon

Joyce Logsdon was born to Emil and Elfreda Swanson at the old Emanuel Hospital, the only one of her family born in California. Her five ...

April 24, 2018 | | OBITS


Anthony “Tony” Walker

Anthony "Tony" Walker told his last inappropriate joke on Sunday, April 15, 2018, which cannot be printed here. Tony is survived by his overly-patient wife ...

April 24, 2018 | | OBITS


Mary Jane Wilson

Mary Jane Wilson, nee Mary Jane Mitchell, returned to her Lord Jesus Christ on April 16, 2018. She was the loving mother of two sons ...

April 20, 2018 | | OBITS


Terry L. Griffin

Terry L. Griffin, 63, a compassionate and gracious man, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side. Terry was a resident of ...

April 20, 2018 | | OBITS


Doris June Fiorini

Doris June (Doyle) Fiorini, 71, of Turlock, CA died Thursday, March 29, 2018 from cancer two weeks after being diagnosed.

April 20, 2018 | | OBITS


Norma Pauline Porter

Norma Pauline Porter died after a sudden illness on Monday evening, April 16th, 2018 at the age of 79 in Modesto. She was born in ...

April 20, 2018 | | OBITS


Lawrence Lee “Larry” Jones

Lawrence Lee "Larry" Jones passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 of natural causes peacefully at his home in Darby, Montana. He was born November 5 ...

April 20, 2018 | | OBITS


Dale Pinkney

Dale was born in El Centro, California to Silas and Ruby Pinkney and passed away at the age of 86 in Turlock. Dale spent most ...

April 20, 2018 | | OBITS


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