William Hopkins, 66, of Denair, passed away at Memorial Medical Center on Friday. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. to John and Willie Hopkins. He grew up and went to school in Indianapolis. It was in Indiana where he met Shirley Brown and they were married in 1964. Together they raised two children. William and Shirley moved to California in 1980, and settled in Denair. He worked as a mechanic for Garton Ford Tractor for 30 years. William was a generous, fun-loving man who enjoyed meeting and talking with people. He also enjoyed the casinos. He will be greatly missed.
Cheryl Marie Dixon, 47, of Turlock, was born on Aug. 14, 1963 in Monticello, Iowa and passed away on Oct. 7, 2010 in Hughson, Calif.
Lewis "Butch" Donald Huffman passed away on Oct. 5, 2010 at his home in Turlock at the age of 61.
Margarida Rosalia Souto, 90, was born in Nossa Senhora do Rosario, Topo, Sao Jorge, Azores and died Oct. 5, 2010 in Turlock.
Nora Maldonado, 74, of Turlock passed away on Monday at Doctor's Medical Center. She was born in Talihina, Okla. to Leon and Ruth Jordon in 1936. She had lived in Southern California, Salem, Ore. and Redwood City, Calif. before settling in Turlock. She worked for Tri Valley Growers for over 20 years. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was always on the go.
Sharon was born in Turlock to Jess and Frances Lopes in 1960. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Sharon enjoyed camping on the beach, spending time at the ocean and cooking, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her father, Jess Lopes of Turlock; son, Anthony Ramirez; sisters, Janet (Mark) Davis of Turlock and Jackie (James) Davis of Ceres; one niece and one nephew.
Roy Plant, 80, passed away Oct. 5 at his residence in Waterford, Calif.
He was born February 1930 in Broken Arrow, Okla., where he lived until he was 13 years old. He played football at Hayward High School in California. He received an honorable discharge from the United States Army in 1951. He married Barbara Pryor in 1951, and they had five children together: Mile, Annabelle, Mark, Elizabeth and Kenny. In addition to being a builder
John Wesley Nelson, 67, of Turlock, passed away after a valiant fight with cancer.
Carlos F. Estacio, Jr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 4, 2010, at the age of 84. He passed away peacefully at his home after a short illness, surrounded by his family.
Rafael, 5 months old, passed away at Children's Hospital in Madera on Monday, Sept. 27. He was born in Modesto to Elizabeth and Elias.
Irene Utz, 58, of Keyes, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Monday.
Terrence Eugene McSweeney, age 73, passed away at his home in Turlock on August 25th. Terry was born to Eugene and Bette McSweeney in Oakland, CA. Terry was a graduate of Hilmar High School and lived most of his life in Hilmar and Turlock. Terry had many friends and with his outgoing personality, made friends easily. He had a long career in the construction business, ultimately owning two successful construction firms in the area. Terry enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling and visited many foreign destinations over his lifetime. His favorite travel destination, however, was much closer to home. Along with many ...
Passed away in his sleep on August 23, 2014 at the age of 93. Gordon was born in Nebraska on October 8, 1920 to Martin and Sena Petersen. He was the oldest of ten children. When Gordon was seven years old the family moved to Montana where he lived until enlisting in the Army Air Corps in December 1941. Gordon's unit sailed on the Queen Mary to Australia in February, 1942. He attended radio school at Point Cook outside of Melbourne and then served in New Guinea for the remainder of World War II. When Gordon returned to the ...
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