Our Obituaries

Erna Mae Taylor

September 30, 1942 - August 23, 2016

Erna Mae Taylor, 72, of Fresno passed away on August 23, 2016. She was a homemaker. A memorial service will be held at on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10:00 am at the Lisle Funeral Home located at 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, California, 93721.
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Vartan Zanturyan

June 15, 1947 - August 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Michael Alan Ohashi

May 16, 1963 - August 18, 2016

Michael Alan Ohashi, 53, of Madera passed away August 18, 2016. Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center, 2690 E. Alluvial Ave., in Fresno, CA 93720.
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Ramon C. Escarsega

January 4, 1947 - August 16, 2016

Ramon C. Escarsega, 69, of Fresno passed away August 16, 2016. He was a retired farm laborer. Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Lisle Funeral Home 1605 L St., Fresno, Ca. 93721. Rosary: 7 p.m. August 24, 2016 at the Lisle Funeral Home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at St. John's Cathedral Church 2814 Mariposa St., Fresno, Ca. 93721. Interment...
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Donald Kroker

February 2, 1929 - August 15, 2016

Donald Kroker was born on February 2, 1929 in Secretary, Maryland to Jacob and Dorothy (Huttman) Kroker and passed away in Fresno, CA on August 15, 2016. He was as a watch repairman for 70 years.Donald is survived by his wife, Joyce Kroker; daughters Cathie Garnier, Sharon Gonzales and Susan Griffith; two grandchildren, Jeniffer Hansen and Quentin Talley; and 2 great grandchildren.Burial services...
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Joy Megumi Asami

November 21, 1931 - August 13, 2016

Joy passed away peacefully at home on August 13, 2016. Joy's love of reading and languages inspired her and Taro into taking many expeditions across the United States and around the world, visiting the places she read about in her favorite books. Traveling with family and friends created wonderful experiences and cherished memories for her. Joy lived life to the fullest, always ready to see...
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John Charles Smith

February 17, 1949 - August 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Chiyoko Teragouchi

March 10, 1920 - August 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Nathan Espinoza Gonzalez

June 8, 1945 - August 9, 2016

Nathan Espinoza Gonzalez Sr., 71, of Fresno passed away on August 9, 2016. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 L Street, Fresno on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2016. .Funeral Services 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Northwest Church of Christ 4150 N. Polk Ave., Fresno CA 93722.
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Jerry Minoru Seto

August 31, 1943 - August 9, 2016

Jerry Seto passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, surrounded by many of his loved ones. Jerry would have turned 73 on August 31, 2016. He was born in Jerome, Arkansas, but spent the majority of his life in Fresno, California.He graduated from Washington Union High School and attended Fresno City College and Fresno State College, where he met and later married Nancy Yokomi on July 9,...
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Shirley D. Goetz

July 25, 1934 - August 8, 2016

Shirley Deon Goetz, 82, of Fresno passed away August 8, 2016. She was a homemaker. Memorial Service will be held at the G.L. Johnson Chapel at Peoples Church, located at 7172 N. Cedar Ave Fresno, CA 93720 on Friday, August 19, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
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Felix Robert Castro

October 27, 1945 - August 6, 2016

Felix Robert Castro, 70, of Fresno passed away August 6, 2016. He was a retired accountant for Cal State University Fresno. Graveside Service will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery located at 32053 W. McCabe Road, Gustine California 95322 on Monday. August 15, 2016 at 10:00 am
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Aurelia S. Rendon

February 10, 1932 - August 3, 2016

Aurelia S. Rendon, 84, of Fresno passed away on August 3, 2016. She was a homemaker. Aurelia was born on February 10, 1932 in China, Mexico to Guillermo and Maria Saenz. Funeral Service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm, interment to follow at Fresno Memorial Gardens.
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Everett Franklin Miller, Jr.

April 6, 1940 - July 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Everett Franklin Miller, Jr.

April 6, 1940 - July 31, 2016

Everett a resident of Prather, California passed away on July 31, 2016 at the age of 76. He was a retired stock clerk for California State Lottery.He was born on April 6, 1940 in Fresno to Everett and Wilma Miller Sr. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.Graveside service Belmont Memorial Park on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 10:00...
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Rodney Marion Hall

May 5, 1950 - July 30, 2016

Rodney Marion Hall, 66, of Lemoore California passed away on July 30th, 2016 at home with his family by his side. Rod was born to the late Robert and Martha Hall on May 5, 1950 in Fresno California. He graduated from Dinuba High School in 1968. In Dinuba, Rod married Kathleen Watson in 1970 and they were happily married for forty-six years. They moved to Santa Maria California in 1971 where Rod...
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Joyce Mc Clure Davis

January 7, 1924 - July 29, 2016

Joyce a resident of Firebaugh passed away on July 29, 2016 at the age of 92. She was a homemaker.
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Miyoko Tamura

May 6, 1914 - July 25, 2016

She is survived by her daughters Margaret Yuyama of Fresno, Lucille Itami and her husband Frank of Manhattan Beach, CA., sister Teruko Tamada of Los Angeles, grandchildren Doug and Kelly Yuyama, Carrie and John Giannetta, great granddaughter Courtney Pinheiro all of Fresno. Private services were held.
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DeLyte Lyte Arnett

September 23, 1927 - July 19, 2016

DeLyte Arnett passed away Tuesday, July 19th. A loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother went home to see her Lord. Evelyn DeLyte Cronquist and her twin brother Royal DeWayne were born on September 23, 1927, in Haxton, Colorado to Emil and Sallie (Johnson) Cronquist when they were both 35. She attended high school in Longmont, Colorado, and college at Pasadena Nazarene...
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David Villa Arredondo

July 3, 1929 - July 17, 2016

David Villa Arredondo, 87, of Fresno passed away on July 17, 2016. He was a retired truck driver for the City of Fresno. Rosary & Funeral Service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street Fresno, CA 93721 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016.
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Pedro Tapia

June 29, 1928 - July 17, 2016

Pedro Tapia, 88, of Fresno passed away on July 17, 2016. He was the owner of Sierra Nevada Trailers MFC & Repair. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 starting at 10:00 a.m. and followed by the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. John's Cathedral on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Interment St. Peter's Cemetery.
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Nancy Lillian Dick

August 13, 1940 - July 14, 2016

Nancy Lillian Dick, 75, of Fresno passed away on July 14, 2016. She was a retired first grade school teacher . Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Lisle Funeral Home . Graveside: 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Belmont Memorial Park. Celebration of Life: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016 at The Bridge Church.
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Ruth M. Koehler

July 22, 1921 - July 13, 2016

Our mother, Ruth Molly Koehler, passed into the loving arms of God during her sleep on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. She was born on July 22, 1921, in Culbertson, NE to August and Marie Barbara (Walter) Sinner, German immigrants from the Volga River in Russia.In 1930, her parents sold their hotel and auto garage business and moved the family to Fresno, CA. She graduated from Roosevelt High School and...
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Dolores Alanis

August 23, 1938 - July 9, 2016

Dolores Alanis, 77, of Fresno passed away July 9, 2016. She was a homemaker. She was born on August 23, 1938 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Jacinto and Elisa Alanis.Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm. at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street in Fresno, CA 93721. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11:00 am St. Alphonsus Church , 351 E....
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Eleanor Greene

July 5, 1926 - July 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Rosalie Mary Rivera

September 13, 1953 - July 7, 2016

Rosalie Mary Rivera, 62, of Fresno passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016. She was a retired tax examiner at IRS. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 3:00 until 7:00. Celebration of Life Service Lisle Funeral Home on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow Belmont Memorial Park.
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Shirley Mae Barnes

August 16, 1936 - July 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Jackson Henry Smith

November 23, 1993 - July 3, 2016

Jackson Henry Smith was born in Clovis, California on November 23, 1993, and passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Jackson was 22 years old at the time of his tragic death. He grew up and lived his entire life in Fresno, except while attending CSU Northridge. Jackson is survived by his mother, Pamela Smith; father, Daniel Dougherty; step-mother, Mary Dougherty; siblings, Linda Bailey, Danny...
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Janet Margaret Kreller

November 7, 1914 - June 28, 2016

Janet M. McVicar was born in Tonopah, NV, on November 7, 1914. Her family moved to Michigan when she was six months old. She met her husband, William "Bill" Kreller there and they married in September of 1938. Two sons, David and James Kent, were born in Michigan. They moved to Selma, CA in 1945. While living in Selma her third son, Bruce, was born. The family moved to Tulare, CA in...
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Rosella Alvira Siebert

March 22, 1918 - June 28, 2016

Rosella Siebert born in Fresno on March 22, 1918 and passed away in Fresno on June 28, 2016. Rosella was a member of Eastern Star. She and her husband Henry were founding members of the New Wrinkles Variety Show and preformed for 20 years. They also belonged to the Sioux Bee Honey Association and the Cotillion Dance Club. Married on February 7, 1937 to Henry. Rosella was preceded in death by son...
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Romelia Lopez Yeverino

December 18, 1923 - June 26, 2016

Romelia Yeverino passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Fresno, California at the same home she was born in 92 years earlier, to Delfina Martinez and Antonio Lopez. She grew up during the Great Depression and World War II. It was during World War II that she met her future husband Conrado. They were married for 68 years until Conrado passed away in 2014. Their long and loving marriage and hard...
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James Michael Barberi

November 6, 1947 - June 26, 2016

Jim Barberi passed peacefully while surrounded by his family, on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Fresno, California at the age of 68. Jim was a Fresno native, born on November 6, 1947. He graduated from Fresno High School in 1965, and worked for PPG Industries for 39 years. He was a dedicated, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin, and brother. He loved to entertain with his family and...
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Opal Ilene Stidham

November 2, 1922 - June 22, 2016

Opal Stidham was born on Nov. 2, 1922 in Bristow, OK to Mose G. and Katie G. Starrett. She passed away on June 22, 2016, at the age of 93. She was a homemaker.She was preceded in death by her husband Oscar Stidham, daughter Kathy Kennedy, son Floyd Stidham and grandson Darren Gould.She is survived by her sons: Gene Stidham and wife Beth; Sam Stidham and wife Donna; Bill Stidham and wife Jeri,...
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Thomas Anthony Envernizzi

August 13, 1942 - June 21, 2016

Thomas passed away on June 21, 2016 at the age of 73. He was born on August 13, 1942 in Fresno. He retired as a dairyman at California Dairies.He was preceded in death by his son Steven Ray Hubbard.Thomas is survived by his wife Nellie Envernizzi and sons; Bob Hubbard, Thomas Envernizzi and sisters Marsha Valenti-Hill, Susan Vindish, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.Visitation will...
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Billie Dan Richardson

January 27, 1938 - June 20, 2016

Billie Dan Richardson, 78, of Fresno passed away on June 20, 2016. He was a commercial lumber salesmen. Graveside service 9:00 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016 at Sanger Cemetery located at 568 S. Rainbow Route in Sanger, California 93657.
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Susan Moranda Vigil

April 12, 1950 - June 20, 2016

Susan a resident of Fresno passed away on June 20, 2016 at the age of 66. She was born in Selma, CA on April 12, 1950 to Theodore and Dorothy Moranda. She followed the family to places like Long Beach, Bellflower, and Mill Valley, California, finally landing back in Selma in the late 50's as Dad chased his career in Education. Susan graduated from Selma High School in 1968. She then attained...
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Gilbert Roth

April 25, 1925 - June 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Donald Hugh Williams

December 29, 1918 - June 14, 2016

Donald Williams was born in Sanger, California on December 29, 1918. Donald grew upand attended schools in Sanger area of Fresno County. His father Lester Hugh and mother Anna Josephine (Barringer) were area farmers.Donald joined the United States Army in October of 1942, and was deployed to the South Pacific Theater. He returned home after the warended in January of 1946. When he returned he...
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Robert Soto Macias

August 6, 1923 - June 14, 2016

Robert was born in Los Angeles, California on July 6, 1923 and passed away in Fresno, California on June 14, 2016. He was a WW II Veteran, a long time Mendota resident and Maintenance Foreman for the City of Firebaugh. Robert was preceded in death by his wife Mary Louise Macias, son Robert Anthony Macias and daughter Barbara Marie Rasmussen. He is survived by his daughters, Patricia Barrios and...
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Concha Sandoval

October 16, 1929 - June 12, 2016

Our beloved mother, Connie Sandoval , passed away peacefully at the age of 86, into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, June 12, 2016. She was born in Rosebud, Texas, to Lorenza and Thomas Cerna. She enjoyed spending time with her family, working in her garden and cooking for her children and grandchildren.She worked as a laundry supervisor for the Nazareth...
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Charles Robert Melton

January 8, 1944 - June 5, 2016

Charles Robert Melton, age 72 passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 5, 2016. He is now in heaven with the love of his life, his mom, dad, Uncle Charles and this list could go on and on. We know that there was a large party in heaven when he went home. Charles was born on January 8, 1944 in Upland, California to Clell Melton and Helen Bamford. He graduated from Chaffey High...
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Jeffrey Tameo Takeda

September 14, 1948 - June 3, 2016

Jeffrey Tameo Takeda was born on September 14, 1948, to Matsuso and Katsuko Takeda, and passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 3, 2016, in Fresno, CA, at the age of 67.Raised in Fowler, CA, Jeff graduated from California State University, Fresno, and started his career at Saint Agnes Medical Center as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist where he worked for 38 years.He was a youthful soul, someone...
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Martha Bitter

September 20, 1920 - June 2, 2016

Martha Henrietta (Geringer) Bitter, age 95, passed away peacefully, departing this world for heaven on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Twilight Haven in Fresno, Ca. Martha was born September 20, 1920 in Ordway, Colorado to the late Gottlieb and Emilie (Broeckel) Geringer. She married the love of her life, Henry Bitter in 1944 and they had a blessed union of 57 years prior to his death in 2001.Martha...
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William David Bitler

December 29, 1952 - June 1, 2016

William David Bitler, 63, of Madera passed away on June 1, 2016. He was a cashier for Whirlwind Car Wash-Chevron. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street in Fresno on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m Memorial Service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
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Genoveva Galvan Gonzalez

January 15, 1931 - May 31, 2016

Genoveva Gonzalez, 85, of Fresno passed away on May 31, 2016. She was a retired machinist for Champion Auto Parts 20 years. Visitation will be on Monday, June 6, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 10:00 am. Interment...
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Ricardo Lechuga Rodriguez

December 17, 1941 - May 30, 2016

Ricardo a resident of Fresno passed away May 30, 2016 at the age of 74. He was a retired engineer for a oil exploration company.Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street in Fresno on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 starting at 4:00 pm and then followed by Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 pm.Funeral Mass at St. John's Cathedral, 2814 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721on...
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Francine Conae

May 12, 1948 - May 29, 2016

Francine Drucker Conae, a resident of Fresno, CA was born on May 12,.1948 and passed away peacefully at home on May 29, 2016 at the age of 68.She graduated from Bullard High School in 1966. Francine knew at an early age that she wanted to be a speech pathologist, which she practiced successfully for 45 years.She was an active member of Temple Beth Israel and she enjoyed Jewish holidays and...
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Donald Kozo Kanesaki

May 28, 1951 - May 28, 2016

Donald Kozo Kanesaki, CPA and healthcare administrator, passed away unexpectedly on his 65 year birthday on Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Fresno, CA in the company of his son, former spouse and several close friends. Don was a very proud and dedicated father who always put family and friends first. He enjoyed travel, fishing, tinkering with electronics, and most of all spending time with his son...
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Matthew Xavier Hernandez

June 20, 1996 - May 27, 2016

Matthew Xavier Hernandez, 19, of Fresno passed away on May 27, 2016. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street in Fresno on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 pm, and followed by the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 pm.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John's Catholic Church, 2814 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721...
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Abraham Kushner

June 3, 1921 - May 23, 2016

Abraham Kushner, 94, of Fresno passed away on May 23, 2016. He was a retired junior high school teacher . Graveside Service 1:00 p.m. May 25, 2016 at Beth Israel Cemetery.
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Mikiye Tashima

January 15, 1920 - May 22, 2016

Born in Sacramento, January 15, 1920, Mikiye Tashima peacefully passed away on May 22, 2016. She grew up in Yamaguchi, Japan and raised her family in Fresno. She and her husband Frank ran Mac's Garage and Frank's Service Station for many years.Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2016 at Lisle Funeral Home 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA 93721.
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Wilbert C. Busch

February 13, 1927 - May 21, 2016

Will Busch was born on February 13, 1927, in Sanger, CA. He was a child of Jake and Anna Busch. He graduated in 1945, while serving in the United States Army and proceeded to the paratroopers. He met Lou Busch in 1947, and married her and has been happily married for 69 years. Will served in the military for 20 years where he retired from the National Guard as a Major. He also retired from the...
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Gerald K. Tucker

March 6, 1929 - May 18, 2016

Gerald K. Tucker, 87, of Fresno passed away May. 18, 2016. He was a ceramics maintenance mechanic. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Lisle Funeral Home. Graveside: 10 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Fresno Memorial Gardens.
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Robert Leo Gatti

July 28, 1922 - May 17, 2016

Robert was born on July 28, 1922 in Ohio and passed away on May 17 2016 in Fresno at the age of 93. He was a retired general contractor for 60 years.
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Dennis Hardy Takahashi

February 7, 1943 - May 15, 2016

Dennis Hardy Takahashi, of Fresno, passed away on May 15, 2016. He was born February 7, 1943 in Hilo, Hawaii to the late Teriuchi and Dora Takahashi.Dennis graduated from Hilo High School in 1961 and from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa in 1965 with a degree in biology. Dennis was a Medical Laboratory Technologist for Dr. Leopold Snyder for 21 years and at Veterans Hospital for 15 years...
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Sharon Jean Eudy

June 3, 1938 - May 12, 2016

Sharon Eudy was called to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 12, 2016. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed but never forgotten.She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Carl Eudy; her daughter, Shelley Kwan; and her beloved granddaughter, Dannince Kwan.On behalf of the family, we would like to thank our many friends who have been there to support us. We would also like to...
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Connie A. Lujan

April 15, 1935 - May 10, 2016

Connie A. Lujan was born in Indio, CA on April 15, 1935, and passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the age of 81. Connie is survived by her three children, Catherine L. Quintana, Rose Marie Apodaca and Henry V. Lujan; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA on Thursday, May 19, 2016, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m...
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Deloris O. Pearce

September 4, 1922 - May 10, 2016

Deloris Pearce was born in Dow, Oklahoma on September 4, 1922, and passed away in Fresno, California on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. She was a retired supervisor for the Internal Revenue Service.Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Sunday, May 15, 2016, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at Fresno Memorial Gardens on Monday, May 16, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.
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Andrew Lee Ketchum

June 25, 1963 - May 9, 2016

Andrew Lee Ketchum, 52, of Fresno passed away on May 9, 2016. He was a landscaper for 30 years.
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George Sanwo

August 30, 1926 - May 9, 2016

George Sanwo, 87, of Fresno passed away on May 9, 2016. He was born on August 30, 1926 in Canoga Park, California to Kaichi and Misao Sanwo. He was a farmer for 60 years.Memorial service will be held at Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center located at 2690 E. Alluvial Ave, Fresno on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
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Dora Yoneko Morishita

September 29, 1921 - May 9, 2016

Dora Yoneko Morishita, who lived most of her life in Del Rey, CA passed away on May 6, 2016, at the age of 94. For the past few years, she resided at Vintage Gardens in Fresno where she enjoyed participating in the Nikkei Center activities. She is survived by her daughters, Harriet George (Jim), Carolyn Morishita, Judy Inaba ( Harley), and Arlene Sunada (Mark); her sons, Leroy ( Barbara), Gary...
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Dorothy Lorene Williams

July 24, 1922 - May 7, 2016

Dorothy Williams, a wise and loving woman, died peacefully in her home on Saturday, May 7, 2016. She was born Dorothy Lorene Johnson to Joseph Oscar Johnson and Mary Ella Ingram Johnson in Childress, Texas on July 24, 1922. She was the youngest of 10 children. Her mother died when she was 10 months old. Dorothy lived with a succession of family members until moving to Santa Monica, CA, to live...
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Kimiko Ann Fukuda

April 15, 1945 - May 5, 2016

Kimiko Ann Fukuda, age 71 died of cancer in San Diego, California on May 5, 2016. Kimiko retired San Diego School District Administrator. She was born on April 15, 1945, to Manabu and Tomiko Fukuda in the Poston Relocation Center, Arizona. She grew up in Clovis, California, until age 10, and lived in Hyattsville, Maryland, where she graduated from Northwestern High School in 1963 and the...
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Charles Laverne Clark

August 1, 1930 - May 4, 2016

Charles "Jack" Clark, 85, of Fresno passed away on May 4, 2016. He was the owner of an air conditioning company. He was born on August 1, 1930 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Grover and Zella Clark.Charles is survived by his wife Wanda Clark, daughter s Carrie Capriotti, Tammy Weaver and Carla Clark, seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Monday...
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Rowena Mae Applewhite

September 5, 1929 - May 3, 2016

Rowena was born in Arkansas on Sept. 5, 1929 and passed away in Fresno on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Applewhite, Sr. Rowena is survived by her daughter, Sandy Pierce and her husband, Bill; son Bill Applewhite, Jr.; 6 grandchildren; sisters Mary Johnson and Edith Nolan; and brother Wayne Nolan. A funeral service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on...
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Mason David Asher

February 7, 2001 - April 30, 2016

Mason David Asher was born on February 7, 2001 in Fresno to William and Tammy Asher. He passed away on April 30, 2016 at the age of 15.
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Merrick William Asher

October 19, 1998 - April 30, 2016

Merrick William Asher was born on October 19, 1998 in Fresno to William and Tammy Asher. He passed away on April 30, 2016 at the age of 17.
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Gladyce Mildred Quick

September 17, 1912 - April 26, 2016

Gladyce Mildred Quick, 103, of Fresno passed away on April 26, 2016. She was a homemaker. Memorial Service will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church located at 1343 E. Barstow Ave. in Fresno on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm.
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Beverly Jeanette Chamberlain

April 12, 1948 - April 24, 2016

Beverly Jeanette Chamberlain, age 68, passed away on April 24, 2016, in Fresno, California.Beverly is survived by her husband of 45 years, Kenneth Chamberlain, of Caruthers, California; son, Jason Chamberlain of Caruthers, California and wife, Amy; son, Mike Chamberlain of Caruthers, California and wife, Darla; sister, Ginger Fullbright and husband, Jim; brother, Sonny Bogan and wife, Barbie;...
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Kathleen Kidder Cron

March 5, 1938 - April 24, 2016

Kathleen " Kathie" Cron, passed peacefully from this life the afternoon of April 24 2016 with all her family around her. Kathleen was born in Pasadena, California, but has lived in Fresno most of her adult life. She worked as an LVN Nurse, helping those who were the most vulnerable, before retiring to help run the family business with her husband and traveling in their RV together. she...
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Shirley Ann Garcia

October 6, 1950 - April 19, 2016

Shirley Ann Garcia, 65, of Fresno passed away on April 19, 2016. She was a food dietary aide for 30 years. Visitation will be held at the Lisle Funeral Home on Saturday, from 12:30 pm until 4:30 pm. A Private service will be held.
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Agnes Jackson

March 14, 1925 - April 19, 2016

Agnes Flawn Jackson, 91, of Fresno passed away on April 19, 2016. She was a homemaker. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Memorial Service at Trinity Southern Baptist Church, 4890 E. Holland Ave in Fresno on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.
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Gary Yutaka Iwai

October 4, 1921 - April 16, 2016

Gary Yutaka Iwai, 94, of Fresno passed away April 16, 2016. He was a vineyard farmer for 65 years. Private service were held.
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Virginia Lao Pagalan

September 24, 1950 - April 16, 2016

Virginia Lao Pagalan, 65, of Fresno passed away April 16, 2016. She was a housekeeper for nine years. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Lisle Funeral Home 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm and May I, 2016 from 3:00 pm and followed by a rosary at 4:00 pm. Funeral at St. John's Cathedral on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be held at Fresno Memorial Gardens.
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Maria Wong

October 12, 1931 - April 16, 2016

Maria Wong, 84, of Fresno passed away April 16, 2016. She was a homemaker. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 L Street Fresno, CA 93721 on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 starting at 10:00 a.m. and followed by a wake service at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 L Street Fresno, CA 93721 on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:00 am. Interment to follow at...
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Lafayette Gustie Montgomery

September 11, 1943 - April 16, 2016

Lafayette Montgomery was born on September 11, 1943, in the town of Eufala, Oklahoma, to Hayman and Rosetta Montgomery. His family moved to Mendota, California when he was 11, and Mendota is where he lived the rest of his life and owned Lafayette's Body Shop for many years. His favorite past time was being with his family barbequing and sharing stories. Lafayette was loved by all who had the...
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Miriam Fay Allen

December 14, 1926 - April 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Elma K. Arndt

December 1, 1920 - April 8, 2016

Elma K. Arndt of Lancaster, formerly of Fresno, passed away on April 8, 2016 at the age of 95. She was a homemaker. Visitation will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Services at the funeral home on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Remembrance may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 550 W. Alluvial Avenue, Suite 106, Fresno, CA 93711.
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Barbara Tucker Fenston

September 12, 1922 - April 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Emi Masuda

January 1, 1921 - April 4, 2016

Emi Masuda, 95, of Fresno passed away on April 4, 2016. She retired after 40 years of landscaping and gardening. Memorial Service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm.
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Yayoi Kasamatsu

May 25, 1920 - April 3, 2016

Yayoi Kasamatsu was born on May 25, 1920 to Masanosuke and Kotama Kimura in Japan. She passed away on April 3, 2016 in Fresno at the age of 95 she was a homemaker. She is survived by her daughter Mary Kasamatsu of Fresno.
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Tomasa Alcantar Gonzalez

March 7, 1931 - April 3, 2016

"Mom rest in peace"Tomasa Alcantar Gonzalez passed away on April 3, 2016 in Fresno at the age of 85. She was born on March 7, 1931 in Yorktown, Texas. During her last day she closely attended by her family and friends. Tomasa one of the eldest of the sixteen children of Francisco and Cruz Gonzalez a proud migrant family that travel across our great nation from Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona and Texas...
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Everett Henry Robinson

June 11, 1926 - March 29, 2016

Born June 11, 1926 in Jasper Arkansas went to be with the lord on March 29 , 2016.Everett retired from Producers Cotton Oil after 35 years. He has raised 7 children, 18 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.Janice with children Tammy, Penny, and Frank grandchildren Brandon and ManuelHarvey with children Donald and Caleb grandchildren Sierra and OstiaMarilyn with...
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Ruth M. Hernandez

October 8, 1919 - March 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Winifred Alice Gatti

July 13, 1924 - March 27, 2016

Winifred Alice Gatti, 91, of Fresno passed away on March 27, 2016. She was a retired book keeper for 30 years. Celebration of Life will be held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 11:00 am.Remembrances may be sent to the St. Paul's United Methodist Church at 2435 N. Thesta St., Fresno, CA 93703.
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Sally Jane Schiller

May 18, 1943 - March 27, 2016

Sally Jane Schiller, 72, of Fresno died Mar. 27. Memorial: 10 a.m. Apr. 2 at First Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.
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Iwao Roy Misaki

July 29, 1915 - March 25, 2016

Iwao Roy Misaki was born in Newcastle, California on July 29, 1915 and passed away in the early morning hours of March 25, 2016 at the age of 100. He was one of three children born to Mitsuji and Ura Misaki. When he was 2 years old, his mother passed away and his father took the children to Hiroshima, Japan.At the age of 16, Roy returned to the United States with his older brother and supported...
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Don Elton Robinson

December 2, 1925 - March 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Francisco V. Soria

October 4, 1941 - March 24, 2016

Francisco "Pancho" Soria passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at the age of 74. He was born on October 4, 1941 to Santiago and Juliana Soria in Sinaloa, Mexico. On April 24, 1971, he married the love of his life, JoAnn Marie Lucchesi; they have three daughters: Julie, Matilda, and Marie Soria.Francisco was a laborer all of his life. When he immigrated to Fresno he was employed as a field...
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Miyoko Uzaki

January 15, 1920 - March 23, 2016

Miyoko Masada Uzaki, 96, of Fresno, passed to Eternal Life on March 23, 2016. Miyoko and her family were unjustly imprisoned in America's concentration camps during WWII. Fifteen years after graduating as Caruthers High School valedictorian, she resumed her education and graduated from Seattle Pacific University, where she met and married Jundo Uzaki. In 1960, after Jundo's theological...
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Luis Ricardo Garcia

February 25, 1961 - March 22, 2016

Luis Ricardo Garcia born on February 25, 1961 of Pinedale, Ca was granted his angel wings on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016. His final days were peacefully spent surrounded by his family and friends. Luis' life may have seemed too short, but those that were touched by him understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. He was the life of any party and...
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Irene Tamako Takahashi

May 29, 1933 - March 21, 2016

Irene Kubo Takahashi passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016, at the age of 82. She was born on May 29, 1933, in San Diego, California. Due to Executive Order 9066, at the age of 8 she and her family were sent to an assembly center in Santa Anita, CA. A short time later, the family was then sent to a relocation camp in Poston, Arizona. After being released, the family relocated to the Selma...
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Paul James Buckmaster

November 4, 1936 - March 18, 2016

Paul Buckmaster went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 18, 2016. He believed the most important thing in life was to put one's trust in the Lord. He is survived by his loving wife, Rogene Buckmaster, his children and grandchildren. A viewing will be held at Lisle Funeral Home on Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. A graveside service will be held...
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John Hernandez Sepeda

December 19, 1929 - March 17, 2016

John Hernandez Sepeda Jr., 86, of Fresno passed away on March 17, 2016. He was a retired ag water supervisor for water allocations. He was born on December 19, 1929 in Sierra Blanca, Texas to Juan and Catalina Sepeda Sr.He is survived by his wife Hope Sepeda, sons Rudy and Tom Sepeda, daughters Amelia Cottengim, Yolanda Sepeda and son John Sepeda III.He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 3...
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Amparo Vasquez

January 19, 1927 - March 14, 2016

Amparo Vasquez was born in Fresno California on January 19, 1927 and passed away on March 14, 2015 in Fresno surrounded by her family.Amparo attended schools in west Fresno as a child and she was getting ready to attend Edison High School when World War II started. She left school and worked in the fields with her father and siblings. Later she talked about never attending High School and never...
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Lois Jean Eha

March 16, 1929 - March 13, 2016

Lois Jean Eha, 86, of Fresno passed away on March 13, 2016. She was a homemaker. Lois was born on March 16, 1929 in Covington, Kentucky to John and Ethel Clayton.She is survived by her sons Edward, Richard and Paul Eha, brothers Paul and Robert Clayton and her sister Gayle Babcock. She also leaves behind three grandchildren and four great grandchildren to cherish her memory.Graveside Service...
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Leonore Louise Rios

March 23, 1927 - March 9, 2016

Leonore Louise Rios, 88, of Fresno passed away on March 9, 2016. She was born on March 23, 1921 in Riverside, California to Leopaldo and Christina Calderon. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Rios. Leonore is survived by her son Zackary Rios, daughters Dorothy Lopez and Anita Rios. A Graveside Service will be held at Belmont Memorial Park on Tuesday, March 15,...
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Tammy Lyn Sakomoto

July 27, 1963 - March 8, 2016

Tammy Sakomoto was born on July 27, 1963 in Watsonville, CA and passed on March 8, 2016 in Fresno, CA at the age of 52. Tammy was an avid San Francisco Giants Fan, and loved spending time with her family at the beach and camping. Tammy worked at Gottschalks for 15 years as an Assortment Analyst. She lived in Clovis, CA and is survived by her husband Rick Sakomoto, daughters Morgan and Makenzie ,...
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Wilma Ruth Hickman

October 20, 1927 - March 8, 2016

Wilma Ruth Hickman, 88, of Fresno passed away March 8, 2016. She was a homemaker. Wilma is survived by her son William Hickman and Sherry, daughter Carol Prokop, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.A Graveside Service 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Fresno Memorial Gardens. Remembrance: Fresno Alzheimer's and Memory Center, 3313 N. Hillard Lane, Fresno, CA 93726.
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Gusmaro Reyes

October 11, 1919 - March 8, 2016

Gusmaro Reyes passed away peacefully at home with his children and wife on March 8, 2016 at the age of 96.He is survived by his wife, 8 children, 23 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and extended family and friends.Gusmaro Reyes, a man of integrity and vision, was born on October 11, 1919 in Parlier, California. At a tender age of seven, his parents drove the family to Jalisco, Mexico, with...
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