Helen Gerber Gellerman, 94, died Saturday, June 5.
Myrtle S. Miles, 103, died Thursday, July 22 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson.
Mary Ellen Parsons, 75, of Riverbank died Wednesday, July 21 at Oak Valley Hospital.
Bobby Ray Smith, 63, died Saturday, July 24 at his home in Escalon, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Modesto on June 28, 1947 and raised in Manteca where he graduated from Manteca High, class of 1965. He served in the Army at Vietnam and worked for LOF Glass for 42 years. He loved camping, fishing and golfing. He was an avid 49er, Giants and Warrior fan.
Felix A. Valverde, 80, died Friday, July 23 at Doctors Medical Center.
Ronald Michael Fuentes, 65, of Riverbank died Thursday, July 15.He was a native of Vallejo and lived in Riverbank all his life.Mr. Fuentes served in the U.S. Army.He was a truck driver for 40 years.He had many pals. He enjoyed fishing and racing go-carts, cars, and motorcycles.He is survived by his children, Corey Fuentes of Oakdale, Marty Fuentes of Coulterville, Brandon Fuentes, and Bo Fuentes, both of Riverbank; and eight grandchildren.Private family service.Oakdale-Riverbank Memorial Chapels in charge of arrangements.The Oakdale (Calif.) LeaderJuly 21, 2010
Patricia A. (Cooper) Gilstrap, 72, died Monday, July 19.She was born in El Centro to Albert and Viola Cooper and lived most of the next 10 years in Clarinda, IA, where she had many fond memories. She lived 60 years in Stanislaus County, 33 years on a ranchette where her sons and their family enjoyed many holidays. She attended Modesto High School.For the past six years, she and her husband lived in Oakdale, in Foothill Oaks senior living village, where her neighbors showed her much kindness during her time of illness.Mrs. Gilstrap was a registered nurse. For ...
Henry Medrano, 62, of Riverbank died Wednesday, July 14, while enjoying one of his favorite hobbies, fishing, in Sonoma County.He was born in Oakdale to Abelardo and Maria Medrano, the youngest of nine children. He attended Oakdale schools and lived in the Riverbank area all his life.Mr. Medrano worked for the Oakdale Joint Unified School District for 33 years.He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports, they were his pride and joy. He had a large extended family and friends, who he loved dearly.He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Anita Medrano of Riverbank ...
Joe Alves Pinheiro, 89, died Thursday, July 15 at Memorial Medical Center.He was born on June 14, 1921 in Faial, Azores to Joe and Rosa Pinheiro.A resident of Escalon for the past 50 years, he worked in the dairy industry for most of his adult life and for the past 10 years he also worked for Escalon Packers. He enjoyed gardening, traveling to the Azores, attending Portuguese celebrations and loved to dance. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, U.P.E.C. and I.D.S.Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years ...
James E. 'Jim' Reynolds, 83, died Thursday, July 1.He was born in Water Valley, MS. His family moved to Oklahoma when he was a small child and settled in Noble, OK, working as sharecroppers growing cotton. At age 14, he went to work building a navy base at Norman, OK.He enlisted in the Navy at age 16 and served in the South Pacific during World War II. During his military service, his family moved to Oakdale. Oakdale became his home when he was discharged in 1946. Shortly after, a girl named Marie came to visit her family who ...
Scott Smith, 44, of Jamestown died Sunday, July 4.He was a native of Hayward. He lived in Jamestown 30 years.Mr. Smith was an auto mechanic.He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed bowling, jet skiing, and motorcycles.He is survived by his children, Kimberlee Smith, Stephanee Smith, Aimee Smith, and Ashlee Mata, all of Oakdale; brothers, Richard Smith of Oakdale, Ronald Smith of Jamestown; mother, Helen Smith of Jamestown; and one grandchild.Graveside service was held July 12 at Oakdale Memorial Chapel.Remembrances may be sent to Community Sharing, P.O. Box 1160, Oakdale 95361.Oakdale-Riverbank Memorial Chapels in ...
Garvin Aubrey Perry, 86, of Washington died Saturday, July 10 at the Norman Regional Hospital.He was born in Paoli, OK, the eighth of 12 children born to Larkin Benjamin Perry and Sallie A. (Webster) Perry. He grew up on the family farm in Washington and attended Washington schools, graduating in 1944.Mr. Perry joined the United States Army later that year and served his country proudly. After World War II, he was stationed in Japan. He returned home, settling in Oklahoma City, OK.He found it difficult to find work, so he moved to California and began working in ...
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 ...
Lawrence "Tiger" Lorea, 81, died Saturday, July 27 at his Roseville home.
Nisse Lorea, 90, died Wednesday, July 24 in Centennial, Colo.
Elaine Medina, 85, died Saturday, July 20 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson.
Andrew Charles Murphy, 87, died Sunday, July 14.
Timothy Thomas Twomey, 63, died Tuesday, July 23.
Linda K. Blevins, 72, died Thursday, July 11 in Oakdale.
Ronald Eugene Blevins, 47, of Escalon passed away on Thursday, July 18.
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Ruth Corinne (Newey) (Raymond) Sesser, 95, died Monday, July 15 in Sacramento.
Patricia Sullivan Trimble, 89, died peacefully on Friday, July 19 at Silver Lake.
Carl Ray Hawkins, Jr., 47, died Saturday, July 6.
Virgil Lee Miller, 73, died Thursday, July 4 of natural causes in Oakdale.
Dee Ann Pettinger, 72, died Tuesday, July 2.
Mary Frances Walker, 84, died Monday, July 15.
Daniel Patrick Pettit, 67, died Saturday, June 29.