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Elizabeth M. Barrett

Elizabeth M. Barrett, 80, formerly of Turlock and Modesto died on October 23 after an extended period of declining health. Liz was born, raised and married in Lowell, MA. She and her husband, Tom lived for a time in East Lansing, MI and then in Stanford, CA before settling in Turlock as one of the founding families of the new Stanislaus State College (now known as CSU Stanislaus). Liz was a member of the SSC faculty Wives Club, and the Turlock 20 Ands, but she is probably best remembered in Turlock for her tireless support of children at Turlock Aquatic ...

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 4:26 p.m.

Gladys Linnea Mathews

Gladys Linnea Mathews

Gladys Linnea Mathews,99, was born in March of 1915 to Jonas and Elizabeth Nyman in Wausa, Nebraska. The youngest of five children, she came to California with her family as a young woman and met Carl in Oakland and they married in 1936.  They were married for 50 years, ministering as church-planters to communities in the area and foothills. She was known for her kindness and generosity and welcomed visitors with coffee and her renowned baking and cooking.   She loved music, travel, collected dolls and wrote poetry. She lived in the Turlock area for 69 years and was a ...

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 4:26 p.m.
Eleanor Angeline Brindeiro

Eleanor Angeline Brindeiro

Eleanor,94, was born in the Visalia area to Francisco and Leunora Cardoza in 1920 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 94.  She married Albert Brindeiro and they had two children and shared over 60 years of marriage before his passing in 2004.  Together they owned a dairy which she helped manage for 62 years.  In 1982, their son Glenn passed in a tragic accident; the loss of her son was very difficult and life was never the same for Eleanor.  

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 4:25 p.m.


Judith Waterson

Judith (Judy) Waterson, 77, died peacefully October 26, 2014, at her home in Turlock, California. A private Graveside service will be held at Turlock Memorial Park.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 4:55 p.m.
Betty Danielson

Betty Danielson

On 10-23-2014 Betty Danielson, 89, passed from this life into eternity with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 5:20 p.m.
Michael Wayne Blair

Michael Wayne Blair

Michael Wayne Blair passed away Oct. 25, 2014.  Born and raised in Merced CA, Mike was the fourth of ten children born to Ray and Juanita Blair.   Mike was a Bee Keeper and many times traveled for his work.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 5:19 p.m.
Bonnie Belle Falke

Bonnie Belle Falke

Bonnie Belle Falke, 84, of Turlock, California, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center, after a brief illness on Sunday, October 26, 2014.  Bonnie was born to Glenn and Linnie Watson in Eden, Idaho.  She was raised in Turlock, attended Turlock area schools, graduated from Turlock High School in 1948.  She married the love of her life, Wallace Peterson Falke. They were married for 56 years.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 5:19 p.m.
Ernest Samuel Cross III

Ernest Samuel Cross III

Sam Cross, 65, died peacefully at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA after a year-long struggle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Cyndy, and his sister Susie Sellers (Duncan) of Colorado Springs CO, brother-in-law Steve (Glenda) Flentje of Fullerton CA, and mother-in-law Bev Flentje of Payson AZ.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 5:18 p.m.
William Henley

William Henley

William R. “Bill” Henley, 76, died Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Modesto after an extended illness.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 6:32 p.m.
Kenneth E. Falkenberg

Kenneth E. Falkenberg

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.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 4:47 p.m. | Updated: oct. 21, 2014 4:49 p.m.
Carmendale Fernandes

Carmendale Fernandes

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 ...

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 4:46 p.m. | Updated: oct. 21, 2014 4:48 p.m.

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