At the age 84, Donna passed away after a brief illness on January 25, 2016. She was born June 8, 1932. Donna attended Claus Sierra Baptist Church for 10-plus years and was a member of Sierra Baptist Church for 20 years. She was the secretary of Sierra Baptist Church and had many people who loved her, she will be greatly missed. Donna was a faithful believer who loved to visit the Oak Valley Care Center and sing with the church there every third Sunday. Donna had an adopted son, Dan Warren, who she loved dearly.
Glenn Schutt, 91 passed away peacefully at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Glenn grew up in Turlock, CA and served as a Merchant Marine during World War II. He survived the sinking of his ship by the Japanese in 1943 in the Gulf of Aden. He worked for international construction firms as an engineer and spent time in various locations around the globe, including 20 years in Africa before retiring and moving to Oakdale to live with family.
Our beautiful mom, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, a month shy of her 95th birthday. She entered the world on March 8, 1921, in Turlock, CA, as Virginia Jeanne Bostwick, daughter of Hattie Jane and James Francis Bostwick. At the age of 13 in the midst of the depression years she lost her father and was lovingly raised by her mother Hattie.
Sylvia was born to Chester and Inez Christian in Sarcoxie, Missouri where she grew up. Sylvia moved to California when she was 16, here she met George Taliaferro and married two years later at the age of 18. They were married for 58 years. Sylvia is preceded in death by her husband, George.
Joe Roche, 70, son of the late Jack (Giacomo) and Helen Roche, passed away with his family by his side after a yearlong battle with Multiple Myeloma on Friday, January 22, 2016. Joe was a lifelong resident of and born in Escalon, California.
Don Phelps died on December 21, 2015 after a long illness. Born in Watsonville, CA, he lived most of his life in the Riverbank/Oakdale area, graduating from Oakdale High in 1954. An outstanding athlete, he excelled in football and baseball and continued his baseball career at Modesto Junior College. His real sports passion became golf and he was a member of the Oakdale Golf and Country Club for over 40 years. Though Don was a longtime District Manager for Douglas Oil Co., he finished out his working career with over 20 years of service at Hershey Chocolate Corporation of ...
Denny B. Barnes, 76, of Onida, South Dakota passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016. Visitation was held Tuesday, January 19th from 5-7 p.m. with a Prayer Service and Memory Sharing at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Onida. Funeral service will be Wednesday, January 20th at 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Jodi lost her battle with cancer last week, she was 53 years old. She will be missed by her family; parents - Don and Rosalie Osman, brothers - Jay (Kelly) Tod, Eric (Freda) and David, nephew - Sean, nieces - Jessica Katie, and Leanne. Jodi loved camping and especially the beach.
Ernest Edward Waggoner of Oakdale was born Dec 1, 1924 in Urbana, Illinois. Born the eldest son of Morris Edward Waggoner and Helen Orpha Ernest, he was brother to Donald and James. He died peacefully Dec 21, 2015 at the age of 91, having been active and independent until November.
Valerie Ann Jordan was born on January 25, 1954 to parents Elsie Much and the late Richard Much. Valerie passed into Heaven on January 1, 2016 and was reunited with her late husband, Randy Jordan. Valerie is survived by her Daughters Jennifer and Katie, Son-in-law Adam, Grandchildren Maddisen, Charles, Abbygale, and Ryder, Sister Marlene (Wayne) and Brothers Kenny (Kerry) and David (Carol), along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the River Oak Grace Community Church in Oakdale.