Rosemary June (Potthoff) Popp was born in Escalon, California. She grew up in Oakdale, California with her parents, Harry and Minnie Potthoff and three siblings. Throughout her life, Rosemary was a waitress, bartender, chef and counselor. She had a warrior spirit and would accomplish things that may have appeared impossible to others. She cared tremendously for others, was a good listener and touched many lives with her compassion and unconditional acceptance. In her free time, she enjoyed going to Black Oak and playing penny slots. She loved spending time with her family, children and grandchildren whom she cherished dearly. Her ...
Loris "June" Schaafsma, 90, of Upland, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt, passed away peacefully at home on March 19, 2016. June was born in Wichita, Kansas on June 4, 1925. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Peter, and her infant children Sharon and Brent; she is survived by her loving children, Don and his wife Holly, David, and Deanne Dalrymple; grandchildren, Kate Brofft and her husband Tobe, Kylie Hansen and her husband Taylor, and Courtney Seymour; as well as nieces Diane Paul, Donna McInteer, nephew Larry Wesson, his wife Eileen and many other ...
GOTHAM — Movie fans are a week away from witnessing Ben Affleck’s Batman duke it out with Henry Cavill’s man of steel. For those cheering for the caped crusader, we’ve put together a little trivia challenge to test your Batman movie knowledge. This will be the most difficult cinematic bat quiz you’ll take today so clear your desk, hold all calls and prepare to test your mind with these 10 random bat facts.
March 22, 2016|
The Modesto Garden Club's Spring Garden Tour, which takes place Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes an iconic house and garden in the middle of a city street and several water wise gardens. All locations are within minutes of McHenry and Morris avenues in Modesto.
Hop on over to Modesto Reservoir for a family-friendly day with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., as the Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation and Stanislaus County Police Activities League present the Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
DEAR DIDI: My pug, Daisy, is seven months old. She is potty trained, listens most of the time, and I absolutely adore her. She has one big problem that could end up causing me to find a new home for her. I work nights and leave the apartment at 10 o'clock at night. This is when most of my neighbors are going to sleep. Daisy immediately goes into a screeching bark as soon as the front door closes. My neighbors are complaining and I don't know what to do. Does she need a friend? Pug Lover in Modesto
Not long after states started announcing that they didn’t want to take in Syrian refugees, the Web in general and social media in particular blew up with memes about “helping our own” ahead of helping those from other lands.
March 21, 2016|
Lois M. Collins