Jesse Edward Nielson, Jr., 83, died Sunday, June 19. He was born in Oakdale to Anita (Rudi) Nielson and Jesse Nielson, Sr. He attended local schools and graduated from Oakdale High School in 1946. He married his high school sweetheart, Betty, in 1948. They lived on their 26-Mile Road ranch since 1963. Mr. Nielson owned Nielson's Sight and Sound (a Magnavox store) from 1972 to 1984. He belonged to the Oakdale Masonic Lodge, the Aahmes ...
Doris Mae Carlson, 89, of Oakdale died Saturday, June 11 at Laurel Crest Manor.
Romain James Schonhoff, 82, died Tuesday, June 7 at Valley Comfort in Modesto while surrounded by family.
Erma Viola Venturella, 100, died on Friday, June 10 after fighting cancer the last nine months of her life, while never losing her keen mind.
Susan G. 'Susie' Camp, 51, died Wednesday, June 1. She was a lifelong resident of Oakdale. She was a proud graduate from Modesto Junior College and earned her A.S. degree with honors in the Administration of Justice. Mrs. Camp was raised in a large family with meager resources and knew first hand what it was like to do with little at Christmas time. After her mother's death in 2002, she started the Oakdale Community Spirit ...
David Orlin Munns, 51, died Thursday, June 2 at home. He was born in Los Angeles, the youngest of five children to Orlin Charles and Opalgene Munns. After completing high school in San Marino, he wanted to get out of the "big city" and eventually settled in Oakdale. He worked in construction for several years before getting a general contractor's license in 1992. He owned and operated Munns Construction in Oakdale and worked on many ...
Evelyn Louise Shatswell, 67, died Monday, May 6 after a year-and-a-half battle with carcinoid cancer and subsequent heart problems.
James E. 'Jim' Curtoni, 78, died Saturday, May 28. He was born in Oakdale, where he and his wife also raised their family. He was a cattle rancher all his adult life. Mr. Curtoni loved spending time with his family and friends. He always enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fly fishing and gardening. His stories and sense of humor will be greatly missed. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Beverly Curtoni; ...
Michael Ray Voorhees, 62, died May 20 after a one-and-a-half year battle with cancer. He was born in Oakdale to parents Raymond and Thelma Voorhees. Mr. Vorhees joined the Army National Guard in 1967. He ended his 23 years of military service in the Army at the rank of Sergeant First Class E-7. After his service, he went to work at Central Sanitary Supply where he retired due to his illness after 20 years. He ...
Diana Alexander, 64, died Friday, May 20 at her home surrounded by loving family.
Elaine H. Bellina, 94, died Sunday, May 22 with family beside her in Modesto.
Donald W. Glor, 82, died peacefully on Thursday, May 19 at home surrounded by family members and a hospice nurse. He succumbed to cancer that spread from his lungs to other organs throughout his body.
Syble Hook, 88, died Thursday, May 19 at the Madrone Hospice House in Yreka.
Rev. Floyd B. McCarthy, 94, died peacefully on Thursday, May 19 at home.
Doyle Wayne Shatswell, 79, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 18 at Riverbank Nursing Center.
Doris Ella Driver-Ohe, 83, died peacefully on Friday, May 31 in her home surrounded by family.
Mary Jo Harkins, 81, died Monday, May 27 of cancer in Oakdale.
John Walter Kuppens, 75, died peacefully on Monday, May 27 at home in Oakdale after years of battling cancer.
Leroy K. Sipe, 69, died May 29 at his Oakdale home.
Richard Lee Clifford, 89, of Oakdale died Sunday, May 19 at home surrounded by his loving family.
James Stanley Smith, 75, died peacefully on Sunday, May 5 due to heart and lung complications at Oak Valley Hospital.