Manuel Ferreira Oliveira Jr., 89, passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson on Friday, July 29.
Nancy Diane (Longeway) Dutra, 74, died Tuesday, July 19 at Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, after a two-year illness.
John Raymond Biagi II, 75, died Sunday, July 24 in Oakdale. He was a native of California and lived in Oakdale for seven years. Mr. Biagi was the vice president of sales for Market Wholesale in Santa Rosa for 30 years. He is survived by his son, John Biagi III of Oakdale; daughters, Jill Biagi, Debbie Myers, both of Santa Rosa, Lisa Woodard of Maui, Hawaii. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fran ...
Kenneth R. Rocha, 91, died Wednesday, July 20. He was born the oldest of eight children to Kenneth and Josephine Rocha. He was delivered by his grandmother on a remote dairy farm "somewhere near Gustine," as stated on his birth certificate. After he completed eighth grade, his father fell ill and died. He and his older brothers continued to work on the dairy while his mother raised goats to support the family. It was a ...
Frances Colleen 'Frankie' (Langford) Sherrick, 73, died Thursday, June 30 in Brookings, Oregon.
Melva Louise Wenger-Shively, 88, died Sunday, July 17. She was born in Versailles, Mo. to Ed and Dot Wenger. She graduated from Modesto High School in 1940, then from Modesto Junior College in 1942. Mrs. Wenger-Shively opened Shively's in Oakdale 45 years ago. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra McFarren of Oakdale, Rozetta Hartsfield of Minden, Nev., Tomme Sue Byfield of Campbell, Edwina Scalzi of Naples, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great ...
Elton Lee Beason, 76, died Sunday, June 26. He was born in Wister, Okla. and lived in Oakdale for the past 56 years. He was a member of River Oak Grace Church and the NRA. Mr. Beason was an avid bow hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed golfing, gardening, and "Friday night family poker games." He was an expert at canning vegetables, jellies, and pepper jams, which he shared with everyone. He loved to cook ...
Chester Cook, 88, passed away on Tuesday, July 5 at his ranch in Farmington. He was born on Nov. 22, 1922. Survivors include his daughter, Candace Cook Peterson of Farmington and his son, William Cook of Stockton; grandchildren Annabeth Allan of Oakdale, Jesse Ghiglia of Oakland, Andy Ghiglia of Aptos, Paul Ghiglia of Modesto; and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy of 58 years and his youngest son Alan. ...
Joe R. Sanders, 85, died on Thursday, July 14. He was born June 14, 1926. The family moved from Arkansas to California 60 years ago. Mr. Sanders has resided and worked in Riverbank since 1965. Survivors include all four of his children, Lucille Monk, Sally Nunes, Joe Sanders Jr., and Terry Sanders; five grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years Mary Sanders and ...
Ann Marie Simpson, 82, died Sunday, July 17 at Memorial Medical Center, Modesto. She was a native San Francisco and was a resident of Oakdale for 17 years. Mrs. Simpson was a homemaker for 62 years. She is survived by her son, Alvin Meier of San Jose; and one grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Fremont Simpson in 2005. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 ...
Jerry David Stewart, 73, of Imperial Beach died Tuesday, July 12 at the San Diego Hospice House.
Thomas Charles Dobbins, 72, died Sunday, July 10 at his Oakdale home with his family at his side.
Jared August Hagemann, 25, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 28 while he was on duty at Ft. Lewis, Wash.
Jessica Marie 'Salena' Muniain, 21, died Saturday, July 9 as a result of an auto accident.
Eleanor C. Santos, 91, died peacefully on Saturday, July 2 in Modesto. She was born to Anton and Louise Anthenian on their farm in Evergreen, Calif. She attended Evergreen Elementary School. She was a cook and housekeeper for the Coe family and enjoyed taking dance lessons at Arthur Murray. She was introduced to the love of her life, Kenneth Santos, by her friend LuVina Kidder. She married Kenneth on Oct. 2, 1953, at the First ...
Joaquin D. Pereira, 89, of Escalon died peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10.
Michael Wayne Thompson, 58, died Friday, Jan. 11 at Memorial Medical Center with family at his bedside.
Refugio E. Valverde, 93, died Thursday, Jan. 17 of natural causes at Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson, surrounded by his family.
Anthony Ferreira 'Tony' Deniz, 64, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 11 with his family and friends by his side.
Hester Garrison, 96, died Sunday, Jan. 6 at her daughter Gail Halstead's home after enjoying a wonderful holiday season with her family.
Charles Douglas Lemmon, 72, died Tuesday, Jan. 8. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Lemmon served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 until 1962. He moved to Lodi in 1967, and worked as an Animal Control Officer for the City of Lodi until he retired in 1997. He was a resident of Oakdale for approximately the past six years. He enjoyed reading, listening to ...
Doris 'Annette' Olson, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 9 at home surrounded by family in Seattle, Wash.
Marion "Jeff" Gonzales, 94, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at English Oaks Convalescent Hospital in Modesto.
Edith Evelyn (Cole) Hawkins, 100, recently of Stayton, Oregon, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
David Charles Spadini, 57, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at his home in Tuolumne County.
Larry Dale Brimm, 62, passed away the morning of Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, due to some health issues he had been having. He was born to Dorothy Helen (Ford) Brimm and Louis Augustus Brimm in Oakdale on Oct. 24, 1950.
Raymond F. Townsend, 69, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25.
Norman William Hatler, 68, of Linden died Sunday, Dec. 23, after a battle with multiple myeloma cancer.
Larry Dale Brimm, 62, passed away the morning of Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, due to some health issues he had been having.
Ronald Wayne 'Sundance' Anderson, 60, died Thursday, Dec. 20.