Rose was born to Charles and Margaret Koelzer in 1918 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 96. She was a caring person who was both a big sister and mother to her five siblings when her parents passed away. As an adult, she enjoyed playing cards and dice and was very involved in the club Nifty Fifty. Rose also enjoyed having family gatherings and spending time with loved ones.
Nova was born in Turlock to Robert and Donna Wattles and passed away at the age of 60. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1972 and married Dennis Davis. She owned and operated Nova's Daycare for 10 years in the 1980's and was a member of Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene. Nova enjoyed birds, gardening, drawing and reading her bible every day.
Sandra was born and raised in Modesto and passed away at the age of 66 in Riverbank, California. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and married Harold "Bill" Harless in 1968 and together they settled in Riverbank in 1970. Sandy enjoyed reading, and doing ceramic and jewelry crafting. She owned and operated Hobby Horse in Riverbank during the 1990's.
Hildur was born on January 6, 1916 in Hilmar, CA to Axel and Matilda Carlson. Her parents were farmers. She had three sisters and two brothers. She graduated from Hilmar High School in 1934. She moved to San Francisco where she worked as a dental hygienist and met her future husband at 1st Covenant Church.
Delbert (Del) Lee Brown passed away March 26, 2014 with his wife of 62 years by his side at Paramount Court Sr. Living in Turlock.
Donald was born to Walter and Ruth Moline on May 29, 1923 in Turlock, California.
Ann Marie Beasley passed away on April 2, 2014 at the age of 91. Ann was born in Emporia, Kansas on May 16, 1922 to Charles and Sylvia Eggens. Ann was born a twin, with brother Charles Eggens. Ann worked many jobs during her life time, but will be remembered most for working alongside her husband in the lawn care business in Turlock, Ceres and Modesto for 40 years. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, twin brother and son Gene G. Lenard of Ceres. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Everett Beasley, daughter, Nancy Keele ...
Gary Rosebrough, beloved husband and father passed away at his home in Ceres Friday morning March 28th. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Teri and his children Allison, Randy and Kristina and his multiple grandchildren. As a mentor to his students and a dear friend he will be greatly missed.
Delphia Elaine Higgins Bernard, 70, left her earthly home to be with her heavenly Father on March 31, 2014. God decided that he needed another angel to watch over us.
Mildred was born in Iowa to Claude and Julia Eaton and passed away at the age of 75 in Turlock, California. She was loved dearly and she enjoyed helping her neighbors and others.
Adeline R. Brown, 93, of Turlock, CA, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 14, 1921 in Crows Landing, CA to Antonio and Louise Borba. She lived in Delhi as a young child and attended Livingston High School. She married Anthony Brown in 1938 and they settled in Turlock. She was a member and past President of Native Daughters, Eagles, S.P.R.S.I., and Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, knitting, gardening, and collecting giraffe memorabilia.
Judd Humphrey, 63 of Turlock passed away at his home March 25th 2014. Judd was born in Turlock to Shirley Humphrey –Brock. He was one of seven children. Judd was a plumber by trade. He worked for Thorsen's Plumbing from 1971 to 1984. At which time he started Humphrey Plumbing. Judd loved to travel with his wife to warm destinations. Their favorite place was Mexico. He loved to build things. He always had a project in the works.
Mrs. Eleanor G. Vicuna, age 77 of Livingston "Entered into Rest" on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Merced. Mrs. Vicuna was born in Brawley, CA and has lived in Livingston for 59 years. She was a member of St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church of Livingston and very active in the St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church Choir and she was a community activist and she always opened her home to those in need and a graduate of Turlock High School. Mrs. Vicuna is survived by: Two Sons – Richard Ramos of Livingston and Jesus Vicuna and his wife Vanessa ...
Mr. Robert "Bob" E. Shaw, age 102 "Entered into Rest" on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Lidia's Blessed Home in Modesto, CA. Mr. Shaw was born in Persia and has lived in Modesto for 66 years. He was an upholsterer for 30 years and enjoyed woodworking, upholstering, reading and spending time with family and he also served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Mr. Shaw is survived by: his Son – Steve Shaw and his wife Susan of Healdsburg, CA; Daughter – Virginia Vyborney and her husband Vernon of Modesto; Brother – Jerry Eshoo of Portland, OR; Five Grandchildren – Wendy Vyborney ...
Mary (Betty) Thomas, 89, of Turlock passed away peacefully at Brandel Manor. Betty was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to William and Edith Ryan, the youngest of their seven children. She went to school in Pennsylvania. After high school she worked in a defense plant in New Jersey during World War II. She later worked for General Motors. Mary met her future husband, Clarence (Tom) Thomas, while she was working in Pennsylvania and he was in the Army. They were married in 1959 and moved to Turlock California where they raised their family. Betty was active in the First United Methodist ...
William R. "Bill" Henley, 76, died Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Modesto after an extended illness.
Kenneth Falkenberg, of Turlock, passed away at home after a two year battle with cancer. Kenneth was born in Caldwell, Kansas to Bert and Rita Falkenberg. He attended school in Claremore, OK before moving to California at age 12. He attended Hawthorne School and Turlock High School. After high school he served in the National Guard and worked 32 years for Hartvickson Poultry. He became a self-employed poultry hauler for a total of 56 years before retiring in 2000. Kenneth enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching football. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family.
Carmendale Fernandes, 90, of Stockton passed away on October 15, 2014. She was born August 25, 1924, in Turlock to parents, J.C. and Clara Fernandes. Carmendale was raised in Turlock, attended local schools and graduated from Turlock High School. She then attended San Jose State College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and later completed her Master's degree. Carmendale taught school in Sunnyvale from 1946-1988. She was the coach of the debate and speech teams during her tenure at Sunnyvale High School and was nationally known for her work in the field of speech and ...
Greg Fairbairn passed away in Modesto on October 16, 2014 at the age of 59. Greg was born on July 3rd, 1955 to James and Blanche Fairbairn in Sacramento, CA. He has been a resident of the Turlock area for the past 31 years.
Austin Cowan, 85, loved BBQ, ragtime tunes, joking around, and reminiscing about working for "Ma Bell." Born in Hope, NM, to Vera and Audi Cowan, he came of age during the Great Depression. A hard working and determined man, he made a career with the Bell Telephone Company helping advance our nation's communication infrastructure. Austin had an adventurous life with many chapters.
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