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California Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 1159

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Date: Wednesday, 14 October 2015, at 10:16 a.m.

George Gutnik
Home: Madera, CA
Date of Death: October 17, 2005 Age: 81
Birthplace: Bensenville, IL
Birthdate: January 18, 1924
Service Date: Private Family Services
Service Place: Private Family Services
Interment: Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA

George Gutnik, age 81, a native of Bensenville, IL and a resident of Madera, CA for 15 years passed away on Monday, October 17, 2005 in Fresno. He was a traveling sales representive for housewares and fireplace equipment for 35 years. George was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Marine Corp where he received a Purple Heart. He was a member of the Madera Country Club for over 20 years. George was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Betty.

George is survived by his special friend Lily Dorfmier of Fresno, CA, his two sons: George Gutnik and his wife Lynette of Woodland, CA & Eric Gutnik and his wife Robyn of Fresno, his daughter: Lorna Torres and her husband David of Madera, his two sisters: Lydia Wilson of Davenport, Iowa and Viola Lipovitch and her husband Ray of Arlington Heights, IL, his two sister-in-laws: Gisela Hennessy and Marilyn Callahan. He was the beloved grandfather of Bradley, Lindsay, Austin, Christopher & Alyssa Gutnik, Stefan Paredes, Kelsey Torres and Shelby Torres.

Private services were held under the direction of Jay Chapel in Madera, CA. Remembrances may be made to St. Agnes Hospice, 1111 E. Spruce Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720.

Imogene Rood
Home: Madera, CA
Date of Death: October 18, 2005 Age: 87
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK
Birthdate: November 27, 1917
Service Date: Friday, Oct 21, 2005 at 1:00 pm
Visitation Date: Thursday, Oct 20, 2005 from 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Service Place: Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA
Interment: Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA

Mrs. Imogene (Townsley) Rood passed on to a better life this Tuesday, October 18, 2005.
Who was this woman? A writer, a singer, a joy maker, an adventurer, a Sunday School teacher, a best friend to many, an artful piano player, fiddled with the banjo, a leader in Women’s Fellowship at church, a Brownie leader, an encourager, an excellent cook, a party-throwing master, Oral Book Reviewer, Convalescent Hospital volunteer. She had a full life: a good life.

Imogene, Imy, Mom, Nana: These names meant much to her.

She was a woman who loved to laugh and take joy in each moment. “This is the day that the Lord hath made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it”… her favorite verse. When she was in pain, she learned to look ahead; when in fear, she sang joyful tunes; when at peace, she relished the moment. Her God was always near.

Her children, Robert Charles Rood and Sharon Rahe, will miss their mom greatly. Robert and his wife, Sherri, live in Nebraska. Sharon and her husband, Mike Rahe, live in Madera, California. Imogene has two grandchildren, as well: Rebecca Wong and Amy Rahe.

She will be sorely missed. We love you, Mom.

Graveside Service will be held on Friday, October 21, 2005, 1:00 PM at Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, California.

Visitation will be on Thursday, October 20, 2005 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Jay Chapel, Madera, California.

Harold Jones
Home: Madera, CA
Date of Death: October 17, 2005 Age: 76
Birthplace: Seminole, OK
Birthdate: December 13, 1928
Service Date: Friday, Oct 21, 2005 at 3:00 pm
Service Place: Jay Chapel, Madera, CA

Harold Jones, 76, a resident of Madera, since 1939, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2005 at his home following a brief illness. Born in Seminole, OK, Harold was a retired automotive mechanic, following a career of 40 years at various companies in Madera. Harold served during the Korean conflict in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Geneva Dilbeck Jones of Madera, his son, Steven Allen Jones of Madera, his daughters, Debbi Cappellutti and her husband Mike of Madera, and Beth Lindsey of her husband Mike of Clovis. He is the brother of Jack Jones and his wife Joyce and Mary Langley and her husband Jim all of Liberty,Texas. He is the beloved Grandfather of Jacob and Jen Cappellutti, Erin Cappellutti, Steven J. Jones and Atheena Jones.

A Memorial Service in Harold’s memory will be Friday, October 21, 2005 at 3 PM in Jay Chapel in Madera.

Remembrances may be made to Hinds Hospice, The American Cancer Society, or to the Donor’s Favorite Charity.

Alma Marie Sciacqua
Home: Fresno, CA
Date of Death: October 18, 2005 Age: 80
Birthplace: Madera, CA
Birthdate: February 25, 1925
Service Date: Friday, Oct 21, 2005 at 11:00 am
Visitation Date: Thursday, Oct 20, 2005 from 2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Service Place: St. Joachim Catholic Church, Madera, CA
Interment: Calvary Mausoleum, Madera, CA

Alma, beloved mother, grandmother and friend to many, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2005.

Alma was born and raised in Madera, CA where she met and married her loving husband, Gino. They shared 52 happy years of marriage together. During those years they farmed, and developed several businesses in Madera and Fresno. She also was a wonderful homemaker whose home was always warm and welcoming to friends. During her many years in Madera she was active in several volunteer organizations, and loved to travel at home and abroad. Upon Gino’s passing, Alma moved to Fresno to be closer to her family. There she met many new friends who continued to enrich her life.

Alma was preceded in death by her husband Gino; parents Pietro and Elvira; sisters Anne Marie and Lydia.

She is survived by her daughter Karen Dupreau and her husband Gene; her daughter Evie Dias and her husband Mel; and grandchildren Steven Dias and Allison Dias. She is also survived by her sister Lea Martinelli and her husband Bill;her nieces and nephews, Lori and John Silva; Lauren Howland; Jerry and Jean Logoluso; Jolene, Jason and Jordan Logoluso; Jennifer and Sherwin Gormley; Brianna Gormley; as well as extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held at Jay Chapel 1121 Roberts Avenue in Madera, CA on Thursday, October 20, 2005 from 2:00 until 7:00 PM. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 21 at 11:00 AM at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church located at 4th and I . Street in Madera, California, followed by entombment at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Madera.

Remembrances may be made to St. Joachim’s School Building Fund or to donor’s favorite Charity.

Cullen Dwane Ogletree
Home: Friant, CA
Date of Death: October 18, 2005 Age: 68
Birthplace: Madera, CA
Birthdate: January 5, 1937
Service Date: Saturday October 22, 2005 1:00 PM
Service Place: The Jones Ranch in Friant, call 868-4188 or 313-4230 for directions

Dwane Ogletree passed away on October 17, 2005. Dwane was a Madera resident for most of his 68 years. Jack-of-all-trades, master of some, Dwane worked as on Operating Engineer, Rancher, Trucker and retired from the Madera Irrigation District.

He was a member of the Madera High School Class of '55 - he always said he was lucky to have been part of that generation.

Dwane is survived by a son, Kenneth Ogletree and daughter, Tambra Jones. Four grandchildren, Karen and Tyler Ogletree and Katy and Dillon Jones. Boyd Ogletree of Madera, CA is Dwane's only surviving brother. Brothers Joye Ogletree, L.B. Ogletree and Lloyd Ogletree all passed before him. He has two sisters, Eunivae Ballou of Sitka, Alaska and Elvon Houlding of Oceano, CA. Dwane had numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews, including his "main man" Bobby Ogletree.

Dwane lived life on his terms - he spread his brand of joy to anyone whom he touched. All of us who knew Dwane will appreciate his request for a celebration of his life at his passing. He wanted no traditional services. He said he'd like people to tell a story and "have a drink, on me". We will honor him best by sending him off HIS WAY.

So if you knew him, come celebrate Dwane's life. Tell a story on him - make him smile - he's buying!

Saturday, October 22, at the Jones Ranch. 1:00 pm - Casual - Bring your appetite! Call Tam at 868-4188 or Ken at 314-4230 for directions.

William Andrew Osburn
Home: Madera, CA
Date of Death: October 19, 2005 Age: 77
Birthplace: Tahlequah, OK
Birthdate: December 7, 1927
Service Date: Monday, Oct 24, 2005 at 11:00 am
Service Place: Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA
Interment: Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA

Age 77, a native of Tahlequah, OK and a resident of Madera, CA for 29 years passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at a San Luis Obispo hospital. He was a Trim Saw Operator until his retirement in 1988.
William was preceded in death by his wife Georgia in 1996. He is survived by his son Danny Osburn of Fresno, CA. 2 daughters: Janice Smiley of Fresno, CA and Stacy Osburn of Grover Beach, CA. 1 brother: Bobby Osburn of Grover Beach, CA. He was the beloved grandfather of Michael Sadler, Deven Osburn & Machelle Smiley and the great-grandfather of Kaitlyn Sadler.

Graveside services will be on Monday, October 24, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. at Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera. CA.

Lucila Theresa Arriaga
Home: Madera, CA
Date of Death: October 21, 2005 Age: 77
Birthplace: Richmond, CA
Birthdate: August 29, 1928
Service Date: Thursday, Oct 27, 2005 at 11:00 am
Visitation Date: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2005 from 5:00 P.M. to7:00 P.M.
Service Place: Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fresno, CA
Interment: Residence Of Ernest Arriaga, Madera, CA

Lucila beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many peacefully passed away on Friday, October 21, 2005.

Tia Lucila was born in Richmond California and many of her formative years were spent in the Sanger/Fresno area. She and her husband Ernest were introduced in San Jose and were married 58 happy years. Together they raised four children in Southern California. During those years they supported many Youth Sports and Church Organizations. She was also a wonderful homemaker whose home was always warm and welcoming to friends.

Lucila was a member of the United Aerospace Workers Union and upon retirement in 1990 from Rockwell International where she worked among other projects on the International Space Station, Lucy and Ernest moved to their home in Madera where they hosted gatherings of family and friends on many memorable occasions.

Lucila was preceded in death by her father Hilario C. Chavez, her mother Tomasa G. Chavez and her brother Gabino G. Chavez.

She is survived by her husband Ernest Arriaga Sr. son, Thomas Arriaga and his wife Lisa of Lancaster CA., daughter Cynthia Deybarrondo of Simi Valley, CA. daughter Louise Bravo and her husband Edward of Simi Valley, CA. son Ernest Arriaga Jr. of Chatsworth CA. Grandchildren Thomas Arriaga Jr. and his wife Peggy, Sean Arriaga, Andre Arriaga and his wife Lila, Ryan Arriaga, Diana Deybarrondo, Tanya Roca and her husband Abraham, Lisa Rivera, Daniel Deybarrondo Jr. and his wife Jacki, Edward Bravo Jr. and his wife Dari, Amanda M. Bravo, Dominic G. Bravo, Aric R. Bravo, Marcello V. Bravo, Danielle Donoso and her husband Mauricio, Tiffiany Scapellato Arriaga and Churck Scapellato, Ernest Arriaga III. Great grandchildren, Rico Arriaga, Lauren Arriaga, Thomas Arriaga III, Trevor Arriaga, Adrain Arriaga, Andre Arriaga Jr., Gus Rivera, Abraham Roca Jr., Maeghan Roca, Victor Roca, Kyle Roca, Joshua Roca, Ian Roca, Daniel Deybarrondo III, Haileigh Deybarrondo, Keithen Hester, Destiny Bravo, Precious Bravo, Marissa Bravo, Adrianna Bravo, Edward Bravo III, Alesondra M. Bravo, Nicole Arriaga, Isabella Donoso, Gianna Donoso, Genevieve Donoso, Nick Scapellato, Tyler Arriaga, Santino Scapellato.

Lucy is also survived by her brother Eloy G. Chavez and his wife Margaret of San Jose CA. sister Elena M. Vidaurri of Oakland CA. sister Lelia E. Verdin and her husband Gustavo of Hayward CA. and her nieces and nephews, Jennie Chavez, Lloyd Chavez, David Chavez, Lorraine Chavez, Anthony Chavez, Ricardo Chavez, Pete Chavez, Maria Elena Montecino, Yolanda Cabrerra, Tomasa Finch, Gustavo Verdin Jr., Belmira Apodaca, and Larry Verdin.

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 26, 2005 from 5 to 7 PM in Holy Spirit Catholic Church (Friant Road at Champlain) Fresno, with recitation of the Rosary following at 7 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, October 27, 2005 at 11 AM. Services will conclude at Holy Spirit Church.

Eva Delores Manfredi
Home: Madera, CA
Date of Death: February 12, 2006 Age: 92
Birthplace: Madera, CA
Birthdate: January 21, 1914
Service Date: Friday, Feb 17, 2006 at 1:00 pm
Visitation Date: Thursday, Feb 16, 2006 from 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Service Place: St. Joachim Catholic Church, Madera, CA
Final Disposition: Calvary Mausoleum, Madera, CA

Eva Manfredi was born on January 21, 1914 and passed away on February 12, 2006 in Madera, CA. She was 92 years old. Eva was born and raised in Madera and attended local schools.

She was a devoted member of St. Joachim’s Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, Sons of Italy, Italo American Club Auxiliary, St. Joachim’s Altar Society, VFW Auxiliary and Young Ladies Institute. Eva and her husband were co-owners of the Towne House, a local restaurant. Later, she was employed as a hostess for Lucca’s Restaurant in Madera.

Eva was known to all that knew her as a loving, compassionate, and considerate person who gave so much of herself to others and expected so little in return. Her faith in God and her love for her family were the most important things in her life. She was a loving Wife, Mom, Noni, Auntie, and her memory will always be cherished.

Eva is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Stelio Manfredi of Madera. She is also survived by her son, Stell Manfredi and his wife Patty of Madera and their children, Tasha Garlick and her husband Bill of Madera, Mia Manfredi of Wichita, KS, and Michelle Hunter and her husband, Scott of Livingston, CA; and her son, Ron Manfredi and his wife Betty of Madera and their children, Erin Thurman and her husband Todd of Sacramento, Seth, Adam and Kaylea Manfredi. Three great-grandchildren Kambria and Tyner Thurman and Mitch Hunter and many loving nieces and nephews also survive her. Her brother Albert P. Farinelli preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held at Jay Chapel on Thursday, February 16,2006 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. The rosary will be recited on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Jay Chapel in Madera. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Joachim’s Catholic Church on Friday, February 17 at 1:00 p.m. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Madera.

The family requests that remembrances may be made to St. Joachim’s Catholic Church Building Fund, Madera Community Hospital or to the donor’s favorite charity.

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