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Walter Silva
August 1940 - July 2011
Walter Silva

Walter Silva, 70, of Turlock passed away at home on Sunday, July 24. He was born and raised in Turlock. He had attended Mitchell School and worked as a heavy equipment operator for George Silva Dairy and Souza Spreading. He had attended House of Prayer in Oakdale. He was a member of the Out of Bounders RV Club and also liked gardening, fishing, raising animals and entertaining. He also was a scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts. God and family were his life.

Walter is survived by his loving wife Gloria Silva of Turlock; children Gary Santos of Hilmar, Forrest Silva of Hughson, Sherrie Silva of Kansas, Michael Silva of Oakdale, Kevin Silva of Modesto, Kurt Silva of Modesto, and Jeannie Bell of Turlock; siblings William Silva, George Silva, Virginia Thormitis, and Joe Silva; 20 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary. A visitation will be at Allen Mortuary on Wednesday, July 27 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A funeral service will be at Allen Mortuary on Thursday, July 28 at 10:00 am. with a reception following at the American Legion Hall, 75 Bothun Rd Turlock. A private burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.

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Turlock Journal
Wednesday, July 27, 2011