Dawn Elizabeth Seitsinger, 50, died peacefully on Saturday, July 2 in Monterey with her soulmate Jere by her side.
Nolan Wiggins, infant, died Saturday, June 18 at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He was an amazing young fighter who felt surrounded by the love and support of many in Tuolumne and Stanislaus counties. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Kristina Wiggins of Oakdale; aunt, Carolyn Wiggins-Hutson of Dalzell, S.C.; grandparents, Patrick and Linda Wiggins of LaGrange, Steve and Mary Finigian of Sonora; great-grandparents, Ken and Kay Finigian of Columbia, Mary Phillips of Inglewood; ...
Marjorie L. Wood, 81, died peacefully on Saturday, July 2. She was born in Dillon, Mont. Mrs. Wood was a longtime elementary school teacher. She began teaching in 1951 in St. Ignatius, Mont. She then taught in Laurel, Mont.; Reno, Nev.; and Anchorage, Alaska. In 1961 she taught in Riverbank. Next was Eastside Elementary in Oakdale. Then, she taught for 19 years at Fair Oaks Elementary and 10 more years at Magnolia Elementary, both in ...
Ronald Mitchell Chuck, 54, died Thursday, June 30 of heart failure in Oakdale. He was born in San Jose. He was a resident of Oakdale for 48 years. Mr. Chuck was a rancher and machinist. He is survived by his mother, Bernice Chuck; siblings, Rick Chuck, Suzanne Shawnego; nephew, Joseph Shawnego; Rickey Chuck II, and Kristen Chuck, all of Oakdale. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Chuck. A graveside service will be ...
Patricia Alice Hadlich Hass, 90, died Sunday, June 26 after a short illness at Doctors Medical Center, Modesto.
Elsie Inez Espinola, 93, died Wednesday, June 15 at her Oakdale home. She was a native of Hickman. She resided in Oakdale for 59 years. Mrs. Espinola belonged to St. Mary's Catholic Church, National Grange, Stanislaus-Tuolumne Pomona Grange #21, Waterford Grange #553, GWA Women's Club, and UPPEC #129 Oakdale. She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Goodner of Oakdale; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, ...
James A. 'Jim' Howell, 49, died Wednesday, June 15 surrounded by family, after a nearly life-long battle with cancer since childhood. He had battled three types of cancer, the first when he was just 8 years old.
Harriet Pearl Jones, 75, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 16 due to complications from surgery.
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.
Joaquin D. Pereira, 89, of Escalon died peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 10.
Michael Wayne Thompson, 58, died Friday, Jan. 11 at Memorial Medical Center with family at his bedside.
Refugio E. Valverde, 93, died Thursday, Jan. 17 of natural causes at Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson, surrounded by his family.
Anthony Ferreira 'Tony' Deniz, 64, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 11 with his family and friends by his side.
Hester Garrison, 96, died Sunday, Jan. 6 at her daughter Gail Halstead's home after enjoying a wonderful holiday season with her family.
Charles Douglas Lemmon, 72, died Tuesday, Jan. 8. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Lemmon served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 until 1962. He moved to Lodi in 1967, and worked as an Animal Control Officer for the City of Lodi until he retired in 1997. He was a resident of Oakdale for approximately the past six years. He enjoyed reading, listening to ...
Doris 'Annette' Olson, 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 9 at home surrounded by family in Seattle, Wash.
Marion "Jeff" Gonzales, 94, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at English Oaks Convalescent Hospital in Modesto.
Edith Evelyn (Cole) Hawkins, 100, recently of Stayton, Oregon, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
David Charles Spadini, 57, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at his home in Tuolumne County.
Larry Dale Brimm, 62, passed away the morning of Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, due to some health issues he had been having. He was born to Dorothy Helen (Ford) Brimm and Louis Augustus Brimm in Oakdale on Oct. 24, 1950.
Raymond F. Townsend, 69, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25.
Norman William Hatler, 68, of Linden died Sunday, Dec. 23, after a battle with multiple myeloma cancer.
Larry Dale Brimm, 62, passed away the morning of Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, due to some health issues he had been having.
Ronald Wayne 'Sundance' Anderson, 60, died Thursday, Dec. 20.