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Franklin and Downs Colonial Chapel

Franklin and Downs Colonial Chapel
704 12th Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: (209) 523-9136
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Funeral services for February 17 - Bakersfield Californian

Fri, Feb 17, 2012
Washington, 54, Bakersfield, Feb. 15. Rucker's Mortuary. Services scheduled Elenoir A. Allen, 93, Bakersfield, Feb. 15. Private services. Basham Funeral Care. Angela Borjon, 96, Patterson, Feb. 14 in Modesto. Service 10 a.m. Feb. 22, St. John's Catholic Church; interment at Wasco Memorial Park. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Frank Jarvis, 78, Lebec, Feb. 14 in Bakersfield. Mish Funeral Home. Franklin Henry Martens, 89, Bakersfield, Feb. 15. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Richie Wayne McGowan, 50, Bakersfield, Feb. 13. Service 10 a.m. Feb. 21, Valley Bible Fellowship, 2300 Brundage Lane; interment at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care. Elena Orozco, 90, Bakersfield, Feb. 11. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. with rosary 7 p.m. Feb. 17, Alma Funeral Home Chapel; private interment. Alma Funeral Home & Crematory. Patricia Reed, 89, Bakersfield, Feb. 15. Alma Funeral Home & Crematory. Julia Marie Spurgeon, 66, Bear Valley Springs, Feb. 16 in Bakersfield. Service 11 a.m. Feb. 18, Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi. Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi. Janice Vera Zingelewicz, 80, Bodfish, Feb. 9 in Phoenix, Ariz. Visitation noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 18, Sierra Valley Mortuary Chapel, Lake Isabella; graveside service 1:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Kern River Valley Cemetery. Sierra Valley Mortuary, Lake Isabella.

Luella J. Persons ? Rochester

Wed, Feb 8, 2012
Abolt of Elgin, Theresa Ross of Wayzata, Barbara (Cliff) Jack of Rochester and Sharon (Tom) Kellogg of Falcon Heights. She is also survived by eight grandchildren; a brother, Carl (Eloise) Wagner of Modesto, Calif.; and a sister, Mary (Jerry) Lipetzky of Springfield.She was preceded in death by her parents, brother (John Wagner), sister (Alice Wagner) and an infant granddaughter.Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s research at Mayo Clinic or Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth in Rochester.Our family is very grateful to all of the staff at Samaritan Bethany for the excellent care they provided to Luella during her time there.A Funeral Mass to celebrate Luella’s life will be held Friday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. at St. John Catholic Church in Rochester. There will be a visitation from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral at St. John Church. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester.Macken Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences are welcome at (Post Bulletin)

Hall of Fame for San Jose bowler Dede Davidson - Modesto Bee

Sat, Feb 4, 2012
There will be the regular men's and women's singles prize list, and an added doubles prize list.The next instruction clinic sponsored by the Modesto USBC is Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Yosemite Lanes. The clinic is open to everyone and costs only $5 per person for bowling and instruction. Just show up prior to 10:30 start to participate.Entries are out for the BVL Friendship Doubles on Jan. 20 and Jan. 22. at Yosemite. Any combination of men and women can form a doubles team, but all will compete on one prize list. Regular entries close Thursday but late entries will be accepted with an added fee. The tournament raises money for the BVL Fund, so sign up to help support veterans.For those who might have missed the obituary on legend Don Carter, he died Friday in Miami. Carter was a founding member of the PBA and a charter member of the PBA Hall of Fame. To read more about the legendary "Mr. Bowling," his obituary is at weeks are left in the nominating period for the Modesto Hall of Fame and Pioneer Award. Forms are at the bowl desks and can be turned in there by the Feb. 1 deadline. Forty bowlers have been inducted into the Hall since its inception in 1981 ? 13 for Superior Performance (8 men and 4 women), and 8 for Meritorious Service (3 men and 5 women).Dallas Kadry is an employee of McHenry Bowl; reach her at or (209) 571-2695. ...

Funeral services for Oct. 11, 2011 - Bakersfield Californian

Tue, Oct 11, 2011
Southwest Mortuary. James Kimber, 92, Bakersfield, Oct. 9. Hillcrest Mortuary. Morgan S. Lambert, 92, Lake Isabella, Oct. 10. Mission Family Mortuary. Ione M. Nehring, 97, Bakersfield, Oct. 9 in Modesto. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary. Enrique Ortiz, 51, Wasco, Oct. 7. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Donald Simpson, 90, Bakersfield, Oct. 10. Greenlawn Mortuary. Linda Gale Sorquist, 62, Bakersfield, Oct. 8. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale. Juanita Jessie Vandigriff, 93, Bakersfield, Oct. 9. Basham Funeral Care. Services scheduled Wade Baker III, 49, Bakersfield, Oct. 7. Memorial service 3 p.m. Oct. 12, Basham Funeral Care Chapel; reception 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Masonic Temple. Basham Funeral Care. Petra Calistro, 81, Bakersfield, Oct. 7. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 12, Basham Funeral Care; chapel service noon Oct. 12, Basham Funeral Care Chapel; interment at Union Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care. Alex G. Duenas-Cervantes, 26, Bakersfield, Oct. 6. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. with rosary 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Mission Family Mortuary Greatroom; Mass 10 a.m. Oct. 13, St. Augustine Catholic Church; burial to follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. Mission Family Mortuary. Martha "Marci" Hayes, 65, Bakersfield, Aug. 27. Memorial service 1 p.m. Oct. 15, Church of the Brethren. Basham Funeral Care.  Joyce Wanda Jones, 80, Bakersfield, Oct. 9. Private services. Basham Funeral Care. Tony Morero, 80, Bakersfield, Oct. 9. Visitation noon with church service 1 p.m. Oct. 13, First Pentecostal Church; graveside service 2 p.m. Oct. 14, El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego. Basham Funeral Care. Jill Marie Nola...

Peter Forakis, Geometric Sculptor, Is Dead at 82

Fri, Sep 30, 2011
Primary Structures,” an important exhibition of geometric sculpture at the Jewish Museum. Born in Hanna, Wyo., to Greek immigrants, Mr. Forakis grew up in California, living in Oakland and Modesto. He served in the merchant marine from 1949 to 1950 and in the military in Korea from 1951 to 1953 before pursuing a fine arts degree in San Francisco. He returned to Northern California in 1979. His last New York show was at the Max Hutchinson Gallery in 1982. He is represented in several public collections and numerous commissions in Atlanta; Denver; Oakland; Nyack, N.Y.; and elsewhere. In 2008 his work was included in “Reimagining Space: The Park Place Gallery Group in 1960s New York” at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas in Austin. Mr. Forakis’s marriage to the artist Phyllis Yampolsky ended in divorce. He is survived by a daughter, Christina Forakis of Sacramento, who is the child of an earlier relationship; and by two children from his marriage to Ms. Yampolsky: Gia Forakis of New York City and Jozeph Forakis of Milan. (New York Times)

Obits for Aug. 28

Tue, Aug 30, 2011
Azevedo and Neil (Puna) Azevedo, all of Hilo; daughters, Shayne (Patrick) Ah Sing, Leonetta Lehmann, Aileen Azevedo and Sheila (Bobby) Baldado, all of Hilo; sister, Eleanor "Ellie" (Damien) Brown of Modesto, Calif.; 31 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; sisters in-law, Alice Harbottle of Hilo, Leonetta (Richard) Garcia of Grapeview, Wash.; brothers-in-law, George "Billy" Alameda and Samuel "Sammy" (Charlotte) Alameda of Hilo, Henry (Rachel) Alameda of Waimanalo, Alfred "Choppas" (Landa) Alameda and Kanani Alameda, all of Waimanalo; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary. Amy Leilani Kapeliela Cazimero, 80, of Niuli'i died Aug. 19 at home. Born in Kohala, she was a retired waitress at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and pantry worker at the Hyatt Regency Waikoloa Hotel, a member, choir director, teacher and youth leader at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward, and member of the Kohala Senior Citizens. Friends may call 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus C... (Hawaii Tribune Herald)

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