Edward Meye, 71, of Denair, lost his battle with cancer at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born to Edward H. and Elizabeth Meyer in Oakland. After his high school graduation, Edward attended trade school and got his start as an auto mechanic. For many years he ran his own business specializing in the repair of imported cars. In 1958 he married Irene Francis. They were married for 47 years before her death in 2005.
Luis Augusto Freitas Reis was born May 1940 in Topo, Sao Jorge, Acores.
Denton Palmer, superintendent of Turlock Schools from 1982 until his retirement in 1992, was killed in a bicycling accident last week a few miles from his home on Whidbey Island in Washington.
Genevieve "Vee" Baptista, 97, passed away Feb. 14 in San Diego. Genevieve was born and raised in Hughson to parents Joe and Conceicao Baptista. She married Enos Baptista in 1930, and was married for 55 years until he passed away. In 1940, Enos and Genevieve moved to Los Banos where they started a life of farming. They lived there until they retired to Santa Cruz, where she could be closer to her parents. After ...
Emma Pauline Gioletti, 93, was born in Chowchilla and passed away Friday at her home in Turlock surrounded by her devoted family.
Janelle Noemi Godinez was born on June 28, 1977, in Watsonville to Jose and Amada Godinez. She was the loving sister of Jose, Sandra, Robert, Sophia, Francisco and Daniel Godinez. Janelle is survived by son, Andrew Sanchez. She was a loving aunt to many nephew and nieces. She also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Janelle will be greatly missed.
Lily Khachi passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital.
Geneva J. Chachanian , 68, was born on Jan. 31, 1943, in Al Habaniya, Iraq, and passed away on Feb.20. She was a wonderful mother and the greatest grandmother in the world. She was the greatest loving, caring, nurturing mother, sister, spouse, and most of all a great teacher and a listener.
Lloyd Zimmerman, 81, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center.
Maria Dolores Castañeda, 85, was born in Mexico to Valentin and Francisca Castañeda. She resided in the Delhi area for 38 years.
Burton Nance, 79, of Turlock, was born to Leonard and Willie Nance in Oklahoma City. He was a high school graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict. He married Patricia Marler in July of 1975. He passed away at Bel Air Lodge Convalescent Hospital in Turlock.
Gayle Norman Pinkney of San Jose passed away unexpectedly at the age of 76 on Feb. 11, 2011 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital at Santa Teresa.
Ricardo Sanchez, Jr. was born on Sept. 13, 1976, in Salinas, Calif. to Irma and Ricardo Sanchez, Sr. He was the loving brother of Miguel, Jose and Sonia Sanchez. Ricardo is survived by his children, Dominic, Gabriel and Andrew Sanchez. He was a loving uncle to Adrian and Leena Sanchez. He also leaves behind many friends and relatives. Ricardo will be greatly missed.
Hazel Lorene Ward, 88, of Turlock, died Feb. 15 in Turlock. She was born in 1922 in Dardanelle, Ark. She was a nurse's aide for 14 years and a member of Free Will Baptist Church of Turlock.
Aiden Loucks lost his battle with RSV on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. He was 2 1/2 years old. In that short time he changed our lives for the better and brightened our world. He loved music, dancing, French fries and going for rides in the truck. When he wasn't watching his favorite television show "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy," he loved playing outside and chasing bubbles. He has taken a ...
Dr. Jack a. Graves, Professor Emeritus at California State University,Stanislaus, passed away on February 4, 2013. Dr. Graves was born in Sandston, Virginia in 1929. He earned his bachelor's degree, with distinction, from Arizona State University, and his master and doctoral degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. In his tenure at CSUS, he was the coordinator of the Reading Specialist Credential Program and ...
Pritam Sandhar ~ 84 of Livingston passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Saturday. Pritam was born in Bassi Jalal, India to Banta Singh and Jas Kaur. She has lived in Livingston and the Merced area for the past 15 years. She is survived by her husband Mohinder Singh Sandhar of Livingston; children Amrik Dhillon of Turlock, Paramjit Lidhar and Hardeep Sandhar both of Livingston; seven grandchildren; four brothers and one sister. She is preceded ...
Visitation-2PM-8PM, February 8, 2013 at Whitehurst,Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St, Turlock,
Estevao "Steve" Jesus Matos was born in Angola, Africa in 1948. The love he had for Africa ran through his veins his entire life. In Africa he learned to smile, discovered how brave he was, and met the love of his life, Dolores. In 1972 he married Dolores Oliveira and for 40 years they adored each other. In 1978, they journeyed across the Atlantic to America. For 35 years, he lived the American dream. He ...
Urnside Service will be held Friday February 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Turlock Memorial Park 575 N. Soderquist Rd.
Muriel Weaver "Merle" passed away peacefully at the age of 88. She was born to Hubert and Gladys Jackson on Feb. 20, 1924, in San Antonio, Texas. She moved to CA at the age of 4, settling in Hilmar in 1946, when she married Roy Weaver.
Nicole Lucia Rivera-Dias, 27, entered into rest on January 19, 2013 in Modesto, CA. She was born on December 29, 1985 in Mission Hills, CA. Nicole now joins her mother Lisa Rivera in Heaven, and she leaves behind her husband Ryan Dias of Turlock, and her Father Nick and step-mother Laura Lee Rivera of Modesto, and her in-laws Mike and Rhonda Dias. She will also be missed by her loving children Kohen Johnson-Rivera, Danika Dias, ...
Michael Harold Logsdon passed away peacefully on January 27, 2013 in Turlock, CA. He was surrounded by his family and friends.
Edith Pittman, age 89, died on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, California. She was born in Canistota, South Dakota on Thanksgiving Day in 1923 to John and Emily (Nelson) Eichhorn. Edith moved with her family to Turlock, in 1936. After attending the Bible Institute of Los Angeles, San Jose Bible College, and Modesto Junior College, Edith taught at Central School. After she finished her degree at San Francisco State University ...
Mildred Aneta Ford, 91, passed away Thursday at Brandel Manor, in Turlock.
Peggy Dougherty was born March 1, 1927 in Exeter, CA to James and Margaret Dougherty, and lived most of her life in Delhi, CA. She was the third of four children, including: Jimmy Dougherty, Mary Rodarmel, and Catherine Peachee.
Laura Frykman passed away peacefully, Friday, December 21, 2012. She was born to Mark N. Gustavson and Anna Charlotte Erickson December 12, 1910 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL. She was the eldest daughter of the three children born to the couple. Laura's parents emigrated as small children from Sweden to Chicago, where Laura grew up with her siblings. She was educated at North Park Academy, University of Illinois and graduated with a B.A. ...
William Paul "Butch" McNutt, 71 of Ceres died unexpectedly at his home. He was born in Turlock to Oliver and Ruby "Boots" McNutt. He was raised in Turlock where he attended schools and graduated from Turlock High. He settled his family in Ceres where he has lived for over 50 years. He worked for Proctor & Gamble for over 30 years as a Project Coordinator.
Sally Margaret Reed passed away peacefully at the age of 84. She was born to Clay and Eudora Jaynes in Turlock, California, one of four daughters. She attended Ballico Elementary and Livingston High School.
Tom passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was surrounded by his family during his last illness and his death.