Ella M. Cooper, 88, died Wednesday, Sept. 26. She was born in Sacramento and was resident of Tranquility Living in Oakdale. Mrs. Cooper was retired from the State of California. She is survived by her brother, Roy Draper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Cooper. A service was held Oct. 13 at Oakdale Memorial Chapel. Place of ...
Josefina Lopez Linarez, 92, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Oct. 13. She was born in La Loma, Michoacan, Mexico. She was a resident of Oakdale since 1990. Mrs. Linarez was a very strong and determined woman. She was a wonderful woman having to be mother and father at the same time. Her husband died 50 years ago, which had left her to take care of her six ...
Arnold G. 'Arnie' Cornell, 64, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Oak Valley Hospital.
Jewell Eddie Laughlin, 95, died Friday, Oct. 12 at Oak Valley Care Center, Oakdale. She was born in Cowlington, Okla., the eldest of 12 siblings born to Claude and Margaret Hess. She married Bonnie Laughlin in 1933, in Spiro, Okla. and they had three children, Martha, Barbara and Carol. She was a resident of Oakdale since 1975. She is survived by her daughters, Martha (Don) Trammell ...
Anna Vander Meulen, 99, passed away peacefully in Bethany Home in Ripon on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012.
JB Lewis Kromann, 23, died on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. He was born on Sept. 20, 1989 to Rodney and Cindi Kromann. He was a 2007 graduate of Escalon High School where he played football, wrestled and was on the track team. An active member in Van Allen 4-H, JB attended Modesto Junior College where he majored in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine. He joined the Navy in 2009 and became a ...
Maryann (Miller) Laub, 55, died Monday, Oct. 1. She was born in La Mirada and was a resident of Oakdale for the past 24 years. Mrs. Laub worked at various places throughout Oakdale for many years and was loved by many. She is survived by her loving husband of 12 years, Lamar Laub; brother, Ray (Joy) Miller Jr. of Rancho Cucamonga; brother-in-law, Craig Laub of Oakdale; ...
Fern Alice Brenton Guthrie, 88, died Friday, Sept. 21 at home with her loving family at her side.
Mark A. McGlothin, 51, died Thursday, Sept. 27 following a three-year illness at Doctors Hospital, Modesto.
Kevin Dean "Pata" Patton, 55, died Monday, Sept. 24 in Oakdale. He was born in San Jose to Luella Frances Novacek and Ivan Charles Patton. Although he lived in Fremont and Reno, Nevada most of his life, he considered Oakdale to be his hometown. He moved to Oakdale in 2008 to live close to his daughter and grandchildren. Mr. Patton was a carpenter for 39 years and a proud ...
Ronald Washburn, 66, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Oakdale, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Chalmer Porter 'C.P.' Collinsworth, 93, died Thursday, Sept. 20 in Sonora. He was born in Ukiah and grew up in Strathmore in Tulare County. He was a longtime resident of Oakdale, from 1955 to 1996. Mr. Collinsworth was a veteran of World War II. He was a long time local merchant in Oakdale, Sonora and Modesto. He started his career with Montgomery Wards and left as ...
Norma Jane White, 89, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 14 of natural causes in Riverbank. She was born in Myton, Utah. She shared many happy memories of her childhood there with her siblings. She and her family lived in a small log cabin on 40 acres on an Indian Reservation. She often spoke of the large vegetable garden her mother grew and canned for the family as well as the wonderful bread ...
Denis W. 'Bill' 'Biley' Armstrong, 64, died the week of Sept. 9 of lung failure at UC Davis Medical Center.
Brian Douglas Ayers, 55, of Albuquerque, N.M. died Thursday, Sept. 6. He was born in South Dakota. Mr. Ayers had lived in Oakdale for 15 years with his family, he then continued on to Albuquerque where he passed there after a short stay in the hospital. His loves in life were NASCAR, socializing, and knowing how to have a good time. He will be missed by ...
Milton Cropper, 77, of Riverbank died Sunday, Oct. 20, surrounded by his loved ones.
Betty Arsenio, 85, died Friday, Oct. 4.
Harriett "Jane" (Ramey) Horn, 76, died Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Hospice Austin Christopher House.
Jack Stallings, 66, died Sunday, Sept. 1.
Richard 'Rick' Taylor, 69, died Tuesday, Sept. 10. He was born and raised in Oakdale. He graduated from Oakdale High School in 1961.
Merle James Whitten, 89, died Friday, Sept. 20 of natural causes in Oakdale.
Noble Stansbury, Jr., 74, of Oakdale died peacefully on Sept. 18 at home with his family.
Frank Howard Muterspaw, 71, died Saturday, Sept. 14 in Oakdale.
Amanda (Amy) Louise Luna, 32, passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family and friends on Tuesday, Sept. 3 after a long battle with cancer.
Thomas Everett Crom, 60, of Knights Ferry died Tuesday, Sept. 3 following a brief illness.
Norma Lea Russell Giovannoni, 82, of Oakdale died Sunday, Sept. 8.
Laurel Ann Edwards Gonzales, 62, died Sunday, Aug. 25, at her Sonora home.
Sibyl Kathleen Haynes, 100, died Monday, Aug. 26.
C.E. 'Tom' Lowry, 93, died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at his home with family present.
Vera 'Ginny' Jamison Zwald Starr, 78, died Friday, Aug. 23 of a brain tumor.