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EDWARD CAMILLO BELLETTO

Edward Camillo Belletto, 91, of Oakdale passed away peacefully at his home on July 26, 2016. Ed was born the youngest child of Italian immigrants, Raymond and Margherita Belletto, on the family farm where he lived his entire life. He was a 1943 graduate of Oakdale High School. After graduation he served in the U.S. Navy stationed at Treasure Island and participated in the Okinawa Campaign. On May 7, 1949, he married 'the love of his life', Patricia Irwin. They were happily married for 67 years until her passing on May 9, 2016. They lived in the same house ...

July 28, 2016 | | Obituaries


NEAL ARLEN MUNCILL

Neal Arlen Muncill, 81, of Oakdale, was born in El Centro CA to J.D. Muncill and Velma Muncill (McMullen). They moved to Modesto when he was a young boy. In his high school years at Modesto High he was involved in Track and Shot Put and held many records in these sports. He also played Varsity Football beginning his sophomore year. Neal was a Korean War Veteran. He enjoyed many activities throughout his life including car racing at the 99 speedway in Stockton. He taught his son Rick how to work on the race cars, motorcycles and eventually the ...

July 19, 2016 | | Obituaries


GIULIANA SARGENTI

Giuliana Sargenti, 89, peacefully entered into rest on July 14, 2016. She was born on April 3, 1927 in Italy to her late parents Serafino and Ida Paoli and spent over 50 years living in Escalon. Giuliana leaves behind her loving son, William Sargenti, her grandchildren Julie McCoy, Sonja Spiller, Matthew Sargenti, Shelly Poyorena, August Sargenti and Reanna Sargenti, 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Giuliana was an immigrant war bride at the age of 19. She spent most of her years in San Joaquin County. She will be remembered most for her cooking and a good "Dego Backhand ...

July 19, 2016 | | Obituaries


THOMAS C. HOEK

Thomas C. Hoek, 87, entered into rest on July 5, 2016 in Modesto. He was born on April 9, 1929 in Alameda. He leaves behind his loving wife of 43 years, Anna Lee Hoek, his children Steven Hoek of Idaho, Gregory Hoek of Turlock, Brian Hoek of Escalon, Eric Hoek of Escalon, 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and his siblings Dirk Hoek of Modesto, Babs Zandstra of Indiana and Bill Hoek of Idaho. Thomas will be sincerely missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any hospice charity of your choice. For condolences to the family, please visit his ...

July 19, 2016 | | Obituaries


JOSEPHINE CAETANO

On May 11, 2016, Josephine Caetano who was fondly known as Toots, went to be with her Lord who believed she had a direct line to. She was a prayer warrior for her Lord and a beautiful person both inside and out. She loved and lived her life for God and shared a little of that love for Elvis. Josephine leaves behind her children Joanne Caetano, Josephine (Peter) VanDyken, Carmen Caetano, Albert (Helen) Caetano and Grover Caetano. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

May 25, 2016 | | Obituaries


EVA ARLENE QUESENBERRY FUTCH

Eva Arlene Quesenberry Futch graduated to glory May 13, 2016. Eva was born in Modesto on July 29, 1926 to John William Price Quesenberry and Carrie Alice Ousterhout Quesenberry. Eva attended Washington Grammar (K-4) Waterford Grammar (5-8). Eva graduated from Oakdale High School in 1944, going on to graduate from Modesto JC in 1948. Eva met and married Leo Futch July 11, 1948 and went on to have four boys. They spent many happy years in Monterey and Pebble Beach before returning to their hometown of Oakdale. Eva was a great volunteer in Oakdale. She worked for the blood bank ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


PATRICIA THERESA BELLETTO

Patricia Theresa Belletto, 85, of Oakdale passed away peacefully at her home on May 9 surrounded by family. Pat was born on the family farm in Empire; the fifth of six children born to William and Cecelia Irwin. She was a 1948 graduate of Modesto High School. On May 7, 1949 she married the love of her life, Edward Belletto, and became a farmer's wife. They were happily married for 67 years and lived in the same home in rural Oakdale all that time. During her early marriage, she was a sales clerk for JC Penny in Oakdale and ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


OREN HOLLIS ALLEN, JR.

Oren Hollis Allen, Jr. was born January 13, 1931 in Lubbock, TX. He passed from this life May 10, 2016 in Rancho Cordova, CA. Oren was preceded in death by his parents Oren Hollis Allen, Sr. and Elsie (Story) Allen and his wife Koelle (Smith) Allen. He is survived by his brother Sidney Allen of Nashville, TN and by his five children Sheri Dyson of Modesto, CA, Art Allen of Pollock Pines, CA, Ed Allen of Sacramento, CA, Clay Allen of Carmichael, CA and Calvin Allen of Campobello, SC. Oren also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and three great-great ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


RUTH ELLEN THOMAS PARK

Ruth, 87, went Home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Modesto, California. Ruth was born to Samuel and Metha (Gillaspy) Thomas on the outskirts of Modesto on March 31, 1929, and lived in the surrounding area until her marriage to Raymond Park in 1953.

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


SHARON EYESTONE LAMB

Sharon Eyestone Lamb passed away peacefully on May 7, 2016 in Oakdale at the age of 87. Sharon was born on August 20, 1929 in Wichita, Kansas to Shirley and Ruth Eyestone. The family lived on a farm but attended church in Wichita. During high school, she decided to sing in the church choir, and met a handsome young man named Bill. Although they attended rival high schools, they dated steadily until graduation. After graduation, Bill joined the Marine Corps, and Sharon went to Kansas State College. Both came home for Thanksgiving and decided to get married the day following ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


VICTORIA JEAN PIMLEY

Victoria Jean Ransom Pimley, 85, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at her home in Oakdale CA. She was born on December 24, 1930, to Harold and Louise Bourget Ransom near Modesto CA on Granger Avenue. She was named after her Grandmother, Victoria Bourget. Victoria was raised in Oakdale with her two brothers, Kenneth and Edward Ransom. She graduated from Oakdale High School in 1949, where she met Gordon Pimley. They would later become husband and wife on April 7, 1951. Victoria worked for several years as a secretary at the Oakdale High School, beginning in 1950. She loved ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


WILLIAM (BILL) HARRIS POLLARD

William (Bill) Harris Pollard was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven at the age of 87 on May 1, 2016 in Fort Collins, Colorado. When he passed, he was surrounded by family, including his devoted wife of 60 years, Marjorie Pollard. Bill was born July 26, 1928 in Mercedes, Texas to Thomas and Lula Mae Pollard, the youngest of four children. He attended Austin College where he earned a degree in Physical Education and then went on to earn a Master's Degree in Educational Administration. After college Bill was drafted into the Army and served as a medic in ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


JAMES WORRALL

James Worrall, 65, of Stockton, died in a car accident while vacationing in Mulegé, Mexico on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. He is survived by his daughter, Erin Tigner and her husband, Joshua Tigner, of Oakdale; his son, Christopher Worrall and his wife, Jane Kim, of San Francisco; his brother, Mike Worrall, of Alamo; his former wife, Catherine Callanan, of Oakdale; and his niece Rachel Worrall, of Atlanta, GA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Phillip "PJ" Worrall, and his mother, Phyllis Wood Worrall, of Alamo.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


ANN (BALLARD) MARTY

Ann (Ballard) Marty was born May 16, 1922 and died Monday, May 2, 2016. She was 93 years old and was a proud native Californian. Ann was born in Waterford, CA to Ross and Julia Ballard and spent her childhood there in the fresh country air among the beautiful fruit trees. She went to High School in Oakdale (c1940), where she met many lifelong friends and her husband-to-be Bud (Warne) Marty. Ann and Bud were married in 1950 and raised their three sons Jim, Bob and John in Lafayette, California where she lived for 62 years.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


GEORGE “MITCH” MITCHELL EVOVICH

Son of George and Grace Evovich, Mitch was born in Burbank and grew up in Hayward. Mitch served in the US Army, earning the rank of Sergeant. In 1950 he graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry. In 1953 he received a credential and taught general agriculture until 1955. In 1952 Mitch purchased property in Hickman, where his first project was a Holstein dairy. Mitch married Lorna De Boer in 1953. They established a walnut orchard in 1969. Mitch loved animals and was an incredibly talented trainer. On the ranch he raised ...

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


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JOHN DUNCAN EDMUNSON

Services to be held at Acacia Memorial Park Modesto, CA 12 p.m. Friday, August 26th. Celebration of life following service at Oakdale Sportsman's ...

August 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


ANTHONY JOHN (TONY) PADILLA

Tony was born in Taos, New Mexico and was a resident of Oakdale for 21 years. Tony loved spending time with his family and friends ...

August 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


BETTE LEE (COPPETTI) MILAM

Bette Lee (Coppetti) Milam, loving wife, mother, and grandmother went home to be with Jesus on August 9, 2016, after a year-long battle with cancer ...

August 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


GEORGE E. DUNN

George E Dunn passed away unexpectedly on August 15, 2016 at the age of 73 while camping in the Sierras. He was born on October ...

August 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


ARLENE J. CARPENTER

Arlene J. Carpenter passed away Saturday night August 20, 2016 at the Oak Valley Care Center surrounded by her family. Born and raised in Patterson ...

August 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


JAMES TITCHENAL

James Merlyn Titchenal passed on August 12, 2016 surrounded by his family one week prior to his 88th birthday. He was born on August 21 ...

August 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


ANNA (VIERRA) RUSSELL

Anna passed away after a short illness. She was predeceased by her father, Manuel C. Vierra. She is survived by her husband, Tom Russell, her ...

August 16, 2016 | | Obituaries


ROGER WILLIAM ERICKSON

Longtime La Grange, CA area rancher, Roger Erickson, passed away at the age of 87 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA on ...

August 16, 2016 | | Obituaries


SAMANTHA HUNTER

Samantha Leigh Ann Hunter, 21, left too soon August 5th, 2016. Sami was born on May 9th 1995 at Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale CA ...

August 16, 2016 | | Obituaries


TONY SILVEIRA MACHADO

Tony was born on October 15, 1924 in Stevenson, CA to Manuel and Angelina Machado. He passed away peacefully into God's arms on August ...

August 09, 2016 | | Obituaries


EDWARD CAMILLO BELLETTO

Edward Camillo Belletto, 91, of Oakdale passed away peacefully at his home on July 26, 2016. Ed was born the youngest child of Italian immigrants ...

August 03, 2016 | | Obituaries


DWAIN LEWIS SMEE

Dwain passed away at 84, while living at the Veterans Home in Livermore, Calif. He was the youngest of five children born to Cyrus and ...

August 03, 2016 | | Obituaries


MARJORIE “Midge” IRENE SHAW

God called Midge home on July 23rd at her home in Oakdale and into the arms of her loving Savior. Midge was born in Alluwe ...

August 03, 2016 | | Obituaries


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