Juanita Lynn Aschwanden, 64, of Turlock passed away with family by her side on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Born on August 21, 1948, she lived most of her life out in the country in Turlock. After graduating from Turlock High School in 1966, she worked as a hair dresser and married Richard Aschwanden of Turlock. Having three children, Tamara Avina, Renee Raposo, and Daren Aschwanden, the couple enjoyed a loving and strong marriage of 45 years. Most of Juanita's career was spent as an Instructional Aid for Special Education at Turlock High School.
Gene Everett Ocken, 77, of Rancho Cordova, CA, died suddenly as a result of a fall. Gene was born in Turlock, CA to Orson J. Ocken and Florence E. Ocken (Downing). He grew up in Turlock and graduated from Turlock High School in 1953. After 4 years of service in the Air Force where he was a medic and star softball pitcher, he returned home where he met and married Betty (Males) Nelson on Sept 25, 1965. Together they lived in many places, from the central valley of California to northern Oregon, and raised 3 daughters along the way. Gene ...
Vernon Kennedy, 50, of Turlock, died tragically as a result of a traffic accident. Vernon was born in Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada. He grew up and attended schools in Delhi, CA. After high school he went to work for Sorenson's Poultry Farm and Foster Farms where he worked as a forklift driver for five years. Vernon loved the outdoors – he enjoyed hiking, fishing, camping, and occasionally hunting cottontails. He was a fan of the Seattle Seahawks.
Vernon was preceded in death by his father Vernon Lee Kennedy Sr. He is survived by his mother Patricia Kennedy of Turlock; four ...
Born to Arvin Prentice and Mary Ann (Kidd) Ralston, Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. In 1918 they moved by train to Patterson, California, where she attended schools and met and married Max Elbert Denny (1913 - 1997). They moved to Livingston in 1950.
Virgil was born in San Francisco to Robert John Skogholm Larson and Elvira Rodman Larson. When he was in his teens he moved to Oakland. During his senior year in high school he joined the Navy as World War II had started.
Virginia Walton, 76, of Hilmar, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, after a short illness. Virginia was born in Seminole, Oklahoma to Ira and Lovenia (Early) Turner. Her family moved to California in 1942, where she attended school through 8th grade. Virginia married and had 5 children. She worked as a waitress for many years, bringing joy to every customer that she came in contact with.