Erma Viola Venturella, 100, died on Friday, June 10 after fighting cancer the last nine months of her life, while never losing her keen mind.
Susan G. 'Susie' Camp, 51, died Wednesday, June 1. She was a lifelong resident of Oakdale. She was a proud graduate from Modesto Junior College and earned her A.S. degree with honors in the Administration of Justice. Mrs. Camp was raised in a large family with meager resources and knew first hand what it was like to do with little at Christmas time. After her mother's death in 2002, she started the Oakdale Community Spirit ...
David Orlin Munns, 51, died Thursday, June 2 at home. He was born in Los Angeles, the youngest of five children to Orlin Charles and Opalgene Munns. After completing high school in San Marino, he wanted to get out of the "big city" and eventually settled in Oakdale. He worked in construction for several years before getting a general contractor's license in 1992. He owned and operated Munns Construction in Oakdale and worked on many ...
Evelyn Louise Shatswell, 67, died Monday, May 6 after a year-and-a-half battle with carcinoid cancer and subsequent heart problems.
James E. 'Jim' Curtoni, 78, died Saturday, May 28. He was born in Oakdale, where he and his wife also raised their family. He was a cattle rancher all his adult life. Mr. Curtoni loved spending time with his family and friends. He always enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fly fishing and gardening. His stories and sense of humor will be greatly missed. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Beverly Curtoni; ...
Michael Ray Voorhees, 62, died May 20 after a one-and-a-half year battle with cancer. He was born in Oakdale to parents Raymond and Thelma Voorhees. Mr. Vorhees joined the Army National Guard in 1967. He ended his 23 years of military service in the Army at the rank of Sergeant First Class E-7. After his service, he went to work at Central Sanitary Supply where he retired due to his illness after 20 years. He ...
Diana Alexander, 64, died Friday, May 20 at her home surrounded by loving family.
Elaine H. Bellina, 94, died Sunday, May 22 with family beside her in Modesto.
Donald W. Glor, 82, died peacefully on Thursday, May 19 at home surrounded by family members and a hospice nurse. He succumbed to cancer that spread from his lungs to other organs throughout his body.
Syble Hook, 88, died Thursday, May 19 at the Madrone Hospice House in Yreka.
Rev. Floyd B. McCarthy, 94, died peacefully on Thursday, May 19 at home.
Doyle Wayne Shatswell, 79, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 18 at Riverbank Nursing Center.
Phillip Eugene Trahan Sr., 55, died Tuesday, May 17.
Bobby Ray Bice, 75, died Thursday, May 5.
Gilbert L. 'Gil' Jones, 95, died Wednesday, April 6 in Santa Rosa at his daughter's home.
Allen Anthony 'Tony' Silveira, 69, died on Tuesday, April 9 in Merced, passing due to Alzheimers.
Chandler Wallace Groves, a fourth generation Farmington area resident, passed away Thursday, April 4 after a brief battle with cancer. He farmed the family farm for many years before becoming the owner of McDillards Feed and NAPA auto parts, both in Copperopolis. He was outgoing and always ready to help others. He will be truly missed by his family, friends and the communities of Farmington and Copperopolis. Mr. Groves ...
Elizabeth 'Liz' Rutherford Piscitello, 89, died in Modesto after many months of failing health.
Virginia A. Myers, 90, died Thursday, March 28 in Ripon.
George T. Morrison, Jr., 89, died Monday, March 18 in Missouri.
Michael E. Grohl died Wednesday, April 3.
Wanda Sue Duke, 76, of Oakdale, died Friday, March 29 at Oak Valley Hospital.
Della Delfinia Dolling, 90, of Knights Ferry died Wednesday, March 20.
Julie Van Hoy, 49, of Oakdale died Sunday, Feb. 24.
Sarah Jean Tanis, 78, died Wednesday, March 13.
Maria Spilky, 79, of Escalon passed away in Riverbank on Jan. 6, 2013 following a battle with cancer.
Meliza 'Misty' Gregory-Tennant, 34, died Sunday, March 3 from a tragic accident in Hanford, where she lived.