Virgil James Haeger, 73, died Sunday, June 27 at the V.A. Hospital hospice center in Tucson, AZ.He was born in Reardan, WA to Elizabeth and Ezra Haeger.Mr. Haeger served in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1965.He was a very creative child and it extended through his adult life. He repaired, designed and developed machinery and other items. In 1979, after inventing, developing and proving his product, "The Haeger Press," he started a company called Haeger Products in Milpitas. The company's name was changed to High Quality Engineering and then to Haeger, Incorporated, as ...
Mary Katherine (Beltrami) Hass, 88, died Friday, May 7 at Kaiser Hospital, Roseville.She was a native of Oakdale. During the post World War II period, the Hass family lived in Oakdale (Vets' Villa), Stockton, and Rio Vista before settling down on Magnolia Avenue in Oakdale. She was a graduate of Oakdale High School, class of 1940. She lived in Oakdale until moving to Sacramento in 1952. There were additional moves to Bakersfield and back to Sacramento, where she spent the rest of her life.She was an alumna of Sacramento State University, where she received her B.A. degree ...
Lowell Clyde 'Doc' Dorius, D.V.M., 79, died Friday, July 2 at home with his dear friend Pat Kuhn by his bedside.He was born in Ephraim, Utah to Clyde Louis Dorius and Naomi Dorius. He grew up during the Depression on the family ranch in Fayette, Utah.He graduated in 1953 from Utah State University and earned his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University in 1956.In 1958, he relocated to Oakdale to work in a mixed veterinary practice. In 1972, he opened his own large animal practice, which he operated for the rest of his ...
Mary Lavina Cosgrove, 76, died Sunday, July 11.She was a native of Bakersfield. She lived in Modesto 17 years prior to moving to Oakdale eight months ago.Mrs. Cosgrove was a homemaker.She is survived by her children, Diane Veldstra of Riverbank, Jim Cosgrove of Mi Wuk Village, JoAnn Cowdrey of Modesto, Margie Green of Oakdale, Ed Cosgrove of Modesto; sisters, Norma Sullivan of Clements and Leana Ginotti of Mi Wuk Village; mother, Tressie Elliott of Clements; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 16 at Riverbank Memorial Chapel ...
Beryle Floyd Burns, 83, died Monday, July 5 at English Oaks Convalescent Hospital, Modesto.
Lorna Helen Hansen, 80, died Saturday, July 3 at her Oakdale home.
Carroll 'Woody' Frampton Hoskins, 79, died Friday, June 18 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson.
Florencio 'Frank' Mora Jr., 72, died Tuesday, June 15.
John Arata, 96, of Modesto died at Oak Valley Care Center on Sunday, June 13.
Verner Erland 'Vern' Lundquist, 96, died at his home in Escalon on Thursday, June 10.
Walter Gene Turnbow, 48, died Monday, June 14. He was born in Korea in 1961 and was raised in Oakdale.
Lorraine V. DeSimas, 80, died Sunday, June 13 in Modesto after battling Alzheimer's.
James Smith, 89, of Oakdale died at his home on Sunday, May 30.
Johnnie 'John' Ray Spier, 65, of Turlock died in Modesto on Wednesday, June 2.
He was born in Riverside. At a young age, he moved with his family to Oakdale where he attended grammar school. He was also a graduate of Oakdale High School. He lived in Oakdale for 30 years.
Reba Gillespie, 78, died Saturday, June 5 at Oak Valley Hospital.