Mrs. Shalim Joseph, passed away April 25, with her family by her side at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Turlock. She was born in Golpashin, Iran and came to San Francisco in 1952. She married Abraham Joseph in 1953, and had their daughter Esther in 1955. The family settled in Turlock in 1962. She worked for Banquet Foods, Tri-Valley Growers and retired from Del Monte Foods in 1976. She belonged to the Mar Addai Church since 1962 and sang in the church choir. She was a member of the Ladies of Mar Addai Church, and charter member of Bet-Nahrain Assyrian Cultural Center. She enjoyed gardening.
Shalim is survived by her daughter, Esther Haidar of Turlock; and grandchildren, Charlotte and Joshua Haidar. She was preceded in death by her husband, Abraham Joseph.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Allen Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Mar Addai Church of the East on Canal Dr., in Turlock.
Memorial contributions can be sent to the Mar Addai Church of the East building fund, 820 East Canal Dr., Turlock, CA 95380
Allen Mortuary is in charge of arrangements; please share your memories at www.allenmortuary.com.