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TERRY DEANE TACKETT

A celebration of Terry's life and legacy of love she left behind will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. at River Oak Grace Community Church, 7712 Rodden Road, Oakdale, CA.

January 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


JEANIE FRANCIS EMERY

Jeanie (Craft) Francis Emery died peacefully at home after a brief but hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Merced to Lucille (Whealan) and John Craft, she is survived by her husband John Emery of Oakdale, Daughter Jamie Doporto (Tony) of San Jose, Stepson Matt Emery of Phoenix, Granddaughter Chloe Doporto, and Sisters Judy Yost of Modesto, Electa Burch (David) of Oakdale, LouAnn Bennett of Modesto, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. After a youth spent in her beloved Oakdale, Jeanie spent several years in San Jose where she established a 30 year career at IBM in various management ...

January 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


JERRY ALLEN MCPHERSON

Jerry McPherson began his forever journey on Dec. 27, 2016. Jerry leaves his wife Retha of 55 years; daughters Kelleigh (Tim) Hansen, and Heather (Mike) Petersen; grandsons Chris Clark and Wyatt Hansen; granddaughter Hayleigh Clark and brother, Ken McPherson. Jerry was preceded in death by son, Allen, grandson, Baby Boy Clark, and great grandson Miller Clark. Parents Wallace and Luellar McPherson and brothers, Edward, Earl and Donald McPherson.

January 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


EVERETT EDWARD COX

Everett went home to be with his Savior on Dec. 7, 2016. He passed away to rest peacefully at the age of 76 on December 7th, 2016 surrounded by his friends and family.

January 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


RIVA STADTLER

Riva Jeanne Linn Lee Stadtler passed away Dec. 15th, 2016 at her home in Oakdale after a long hard battle with cancer. She was 83. She was born August 1, 1933 in Streator Illinois to Anna Caroline (Seiller) and Millard Fillmore Linn. She was the youngest of six children, four girls and two boys, all of whom preceded her in death. She and her family moved to Turlock California when she was 10 years old. Riva sang in the Glee Club in school and belonged to the Turlock Horseman's Club. She was very active in the Turlock Cavaliers Drill ...

January 03, 2017 | | Obituaries


EDWARD JOSEPH ENOS

On Christmas night, December 25, 2016, Edward Joseph Enos, 81 years old, left this earth to be in heaven. A loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be remembered forever in our hearts. Edward was the first born of three children Edward, Gladys (deceased) and Alfred, to Joe (deceased) and Mary (deceased) Enos on January 19, 1935. He was raised on the family ranch in Turlock. He graduated Turlock High and met his first wife where they had two sons, Edward Joseph "Joe" Enos Jr, and John Enos. He then moved to the bay area and ...

January 03, 2017 | | Obituaries


CARMEN “VELASCO” RUBIO

Carmen Velasco, oldest daughter of seven children, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by family Dec. 28 at Doctor's Medical Center in Modesto, CA. Carmen worked as a self-employed insurance agent in Modesto and was well-known, especially in Oakdale, where she made her home with her family. She is survived by her husband Rudy Velasco; children, Rolando (Kelly), Kelly, Eric (Jasmin), and Aaron; parents, Andres and Emerita Rubio; brothers/sisters, Arcelia, Maricela (Miguel) Luna, Lupe, Emma (Shane), Jimmy (Maggie), and Arnold (Mary); seven nieces, seven nephews, and many more friends and family members.

January 03, 2017 | | Obituaries


BENTO “BEN” PACHECO

Bento "Ben" Ferreira Pacheco, a successful dairy farmer in Modesto and Oakdale, passed away to rest peacefully at the age of 86 on December 16, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving wife and other family members. Ben was born November 30, 1930 in Fonte do Bastardo, Terceira, Azores. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1950 and subsequently resided here in the central valley, where he met his wife, milking cows on her family's dairy. Ben had a natural ability for agriculture and working on a dairy farm, doing what he loved until they ...

January 03, 2017 | | Obituaries


DOROTHY L. HUMMER

Dorothy Louise was born June 4, 1932 in Iowa City, Iowa; the first child of John and Ordra Bowman. She was born in the home of her maternal grandmother, and her first gown was lovingly hand-stitched by her mother from what once had been a bag of flour, now transformed into a snow white soft flannel-like fabric fit for a princess. Dorothy's first nine years of education took place in a one-room country schoolhouse. She graduated from University High School in Iowa City, IA, in June 1951. Dorothy met the love of her life while roller-skating at the local ...

December 27, 2016 | | Obituaries


ELAINE MARGUERITE GUILES WALKER

Elaine Marguerite Guiles Walker was born May 26, 1925 in Stratford, Oklahoma.

December 27, 2016 | | Obituaries


SHIRLEY SERPA

Shirley Jean Serpa of Oakdale, CA passed away peacefully at home at the age of 89. She was born in Greenwood, PA and moved to San Francisco in the early 50's to be with her sister. She worked at Pacific Bell until she met and married her husband Vernon L. Serpa in 1954. They lived in Hayward, CA on the family ranch until 1973 when they moved to a ranch in Knights Ferry. She was a homemaker and did the bookwork for the family business up until 2005. She devoted her time to her family. Shirley Leaves behind two ...

December 13, 2016 | | Obituaries


PATRICK RANDALL SIMMONS

Patrick Randall Simmons was born on March 3rd, 1949 and he returned to his Heavenly Father on December 5th, 2016. He was born in Illinois and grew up in Oakdale, CA. He attended Oakdale High School. Patrick enjoyed fishing, art, music, and his family. He was a lifetime member of The North American Fishing Club. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a friend to many. He leaves behind his loving wife of 44 years, Susan Russell Simmons, two children - Michelle Faulk (Gregory), of Modesto, CA and Jeremy Simmons (Jill) of Sacramento, CA, five siblings - Vivian Thrower ...

December 13, 2016 | | Obituaries


WILLIAM T. LEDO

Bill and his family moved from Hayward and settled in Oakdale in 1973. He sold real estate and had various other businesses. He belonged to the Oakdale Saddle Club and was a team roper. He also enjoyed golf. He is survived by his two sons (Troy and Tory Ledo), two granddaughters (Jennifer Ledo Uribe and Nikki Ledo Steward), and one great-grandson (Lucas Uribe).

December 13, 2016 | | Obituaries


EARL L. MADDOX

Earl L. Maddox passed away on his birthday, December 4, after a short battle with Cancer. Born in Modesto on December 4, 1935 to Clara Gammons Maddox and Tilford Maddox, Earl attended elementary school in Waterford, High School in Oakdale and college at UC Davis. He served in the US Army after college where he made false teeth and played volleyball. Earl married Dorothy Zaro in 1960, and they spent 56 years together. Fifty year residents, Earl and Dorothy moved to Pleasanton in 1966 where Earl owned Pleasanton Shell for many years. His favorite past time was playing poker. He ...

December 13, 2016 | | Obituaries


Shirley Serpa

Shirley Jean Serpa of Oakdale, CA passed away peacefully at home at the age of 89. She was born in Greenwood, PA and moved to San Francisco in the early 50's to be with her sister. She worked at Pacific Bell until she met and married her husband Vernon L. Serpa in 1954. They lived in Hawyard, CA on the family ranch until 1973 when they moved to a ranch in Knights Ferry. She was a homemaker and did the bookwork for the family business up until 2005. She devoted her time to her family. Shirley Leaves behind 2 ...

December 07, 2016 | | Obituaries


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OSCAR “BOB” H. EDWARDS

Oscar "Bob" H. Edwards passed away peacefully on November 8, 2017.

November 14, 2017 | | Obituaries


DEBORAH ANN BRIMM GOMES

Deborah passed away on November 4, 2017 at the age of 61. She was a lifelong resident of Oakdale. She graduated from Oakdale High School ...

November 14, 2017 | | Obituaries


ROSALYN BEAUCHAMP

Rosalyn Beauchamp, 80, of Fairbanks, passed away, October 17, 2017, at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Fairbanks, Alaska, peacefully in her sleep following a very brief and ...

November 14, 2017 | | Obituaries


GEORGE ALLEN WAGNER

George passed away peacefully at his home in Oakdale on Oct. 6th. He was born and raised in Walla Walla, WA. He later received his ...

November 14, 2017 | | Obituaries


WILMA JUNE CALDWELL (McCUNE)

Wilma passed away in Rancho Cordova on Saturday, November 4. She was the beloved mother of Bill Caldwell and Cheryl (Tim) McManigal; devoted grandmother to ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


BEATRICE ROSS HUTCHISON

Beatrice passed away peacefully at Oak Valley Hospital from complications from pneumonia and cardiac arrest with her son and granddaughter by her side. She was ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


BETTY MAY SUNDLING

Betty was born in San Jose, California Jan. 8, 1937 to parents John H. Jolly and Gladys Jolly.

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


EARL FREITAS

Earl Louis Freitas passed away peacefully on November 1, 2017 in Modesto at the age of 70. Earl was born on July 19, 1947 to ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


TERRY MARVIN HAWLEY

Terry Marvin Hawley, 75, of Oakdale, CA, passed away of natural causes in Tulua Valle del Cuca, Columbia, South America on October 19, 2017. He ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


NATALIE LOUISE HAHN

Natalie Louise Hahn passed away suddenly on October 21, 2017, at the age of 85. She was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts to Walter ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


TONY MEDINA

Tony Medina passed away October 27, 2017. He was born April 23, 1935 to John Medina and Frances Portillo Medina.

November 01, 2017 | | Obituaries


ERIC MICHAEL PETERSON

Eric was born in Modesto May 30, 1990, and passed away peacefully at his home in Oakdale, Oct. 21, 2017.

November 01, 2017 | | Obituaries


NATALIE LOUISE HAHN

Natalie Louise Hahn passed away suddenly on October 21, 2017, at the age of 85. She was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts to Walter ...

November 01, 2017 | | Obituaries


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