Mark Jerome LaChapell, 68, of Turlock, California passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. He was born in Turlock California to Frank and Camilla LaChapell. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and later received a degree in electrical engineering. For 38 years he worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories as a senior electronics design engineer. Over the past 11 years he joined forces with his son, Scott, putting those same skills at work to build LaChapell Audio.
Douglas Jerome Perry peacefully passed away at his home with his family Saturday morning Jan. 16, 2016 after a lingering illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1931 in Nebraska but has been a resident of Turlock for over 50 years.
John Sinclair, born a twin at the old Emmanuel Hospital in Turlock, CA on July 20th, 1932 to Bill & Marie Sinclair, died December 11th of December 2015 in Nampa, Idaho. Surrounded by his family he slipped into the arms of his Lord.
Jerry Pettigrew, 82, of Turlock, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Emanuel Medical Center. Jerry was born in Lockesburg, Arkansas to Godfrey and Ethel (Buchanan) Pettigrew. After he served six years in the Navel Reserves, Jerry worked for various banks as Vice President and Bank Manager for 39 years. He belonged to 20/30 Club, Kiwanis Club, and Men of ESA.
James (Jim) Rickenbacker 62, beloved brother and husband passed away quietly at his home in Pacific Grove, CA on 01/09/16 after a long illness. He was born in Turlock on March16,1953. He attended Turlock schools, graduating from Turlock High School in 1971 and California State University Stanislaus in 1976. He is survived by his wife Sheila, and his two brothers John (Claire), and Jerridith. He was predeceased by his father and mother, John H., and Jean S. Rickenbacker. Jim Rickenbacker lived and worked in the Turlock area before marrying his longtime love Sheila Doyle in 2000, and ...
Karl Andrew Englund, born on October 13, 1957 to Luther and Elvira (Carlson) Englund in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada. He grew up with two sisters Beth (Alan) Adams and Marti (Bill) Anderson and a brother Dan (Julie) Englund and spent much of his youth in Minnesota and California graduating from Hilmar High School. He attended Modesto Junior College and graduated from Covenant Bible College in Canada. He met his wife, Joyce Nordlinger, while working at Mission Springs Conference Center and they were married April 19, 1986. They established their home in Chicago and Bethany Beach in Sawyer, MI. They were blessed ...
Norma Jean (Basham) Blackwell, 72 of Turlock, passed away of Pancreatic Cancer on January 12, 2016 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was born in Casa Grande, Arizona and raised in Redland, CA. She married Bob Blackwell April 28, 1961.
After celebrating New Year's Eve, Helen Irene Snider passed away on December 31, 2015 at her daughter, Sharon Marino's, residence in Rhode Island. She was 98 years old. Helen was born in Holyoke, Colorado to Otis and Laura Moss. She attended school in Colorado and Iowa before moving with her parents to Denair, California in 1936.
Dona Marie Noel Jorgensen, the youngest of three children by Merle and Margaret Harmon, was born December 25, 1925 in Denair, California. After a sudden illness, she died January 6, 2016 in Valencia, California, at age 90.
Laura Lanea (Easley) Adrian age 56 went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning January 5, 2016 at her home in Greeley Hill, CA. She was born July 31, 1960 in Ceres, CA. Laura was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and wife. She enjoyed being around her family and spending time with her two grandsons. She was always full of life and loved everyone around her.
Joe was born in Santa Barbara, Terceira, Azores on May 9, 1939 and passed away on Dec. 12, 2015 at the age of 76. He leaves his wife of almost 30 years, Bonnie Artrip-Pacheco of Turlock, granddaughter, Toni Pacheco of Sanger, sister, Lucy (Jack) Hulsey of Visalia, step daughters, Windy Pacheco, Jodee Turner and Dawn Miller, many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many wonderful friends.
Marta Jean (Ayers) Garcia, 60, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in Turlock, California. She was born on September 1955 at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to Elbert Forrest "Bud" and Jean (Miller) Ayers.
Elsie Copeland, 94 of Turlock passed away on January 6, 2016 at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 16, 1921 in Coweta, Oklahoma. Elsie was a homemaker and worked in the family chicken business most of her life. After leaving the family business she worked for Keller Industries for 25 years before retiring in 1997 and moving to Turlock. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Turlock. Her hobbies included crocheting, jigsaw puzzles, and various types of hand work including quilting.