Our Obituaries

Haruo Imamura

September 4, 1933 - September 19, 2017

Haruo Imamura was born on September 4, 1933. He was raised in Tamana, Japan, and started judo training at age 10. He quickly ascended to prominence leading his Tamana High School judo team to national recognition. Having been recruited by a number of traditional powerhouse judo universities, Haruo decided on the upstart and little known Tenri University. He was honored by the position of...
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Veronica Espinoza

June 7, 1918 - September 17, 2017

Veronica Espinoza, born on June 7, 1918 passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17, 2017 surrounded by her immediate family. She was 99 years old and the Matriarch of our entire family.Born in El Centro, CA., Veronica later married Francisco Espinoza and together they had 3 daughters; Beatrice Heinze, Lily Torres, and Doris Younge. Veronica was a homemaker and dedicated her life to raising...
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Muriel Ann Laub

February 27, 1930 - September 14, 2017

Muriel, a loving mother, sister and grandmother left us to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, September 14, 2017. Her loving spirit was present until her final hour.Muriel was born in Fresno, CA., February 27, 1930 to Tharold and Doris Miller. In her teenage years, she enjoyed working in her dad's drug store, especially in the soda fountain. Muriel graduated from Fresno High School and...
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Freda June Johnson

October 3, 1941 - September 8, 2017

Freda June Johnson passed away on September 8, 2017. She was a homemaker.
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Francisca L. Gurrola

February 18, 1929 - September 6, 2017

Francisca Licon Gurrola, 88, of Fresno passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2017. She was a homemaker. She was born on February 18, 1929 in Tempe, Arizona to Juan and Rita Lincoln. Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sept. 13, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA. 93721. Celebration of Life at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home Chapel.
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Kikuye Miyake

November 19, 1923 - September 1, 2017

Kikuye Miyake passed away on Fri- day, September 1, 2017, at the age of 93. Kikuye was born to Gunzo and Umeno Izuhara.Kikuye married Tom Miyake in May of 1949, and had four children. Kikuye enjoyed knitting, crocheting, traveling, and being with friends.Kikuye was preceded in death by her husband Tom; infant child Raymond; parents, Gunzo and Umeno Izuhara; and sibling, Tom Izuhara.Kikuye is...
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Cody James Wiebers

February 7, 1996 - August 29, 2017

Cody James Wiebers was born in Fresno, California on February 7, 1996 and passed away in San Luis Obispo California on August 29, 2017.He is survived by his mother, Cassandra Clark; step father, Wayne Willhoite; grandmothers Linell Jones and Betty Wiebers; father Jim Wiebers; sisters Felicia Hernandez, Hailey Hamilton, Barbara Burken and Shannon Ball; and brother Ryan WiebersA memorial service...
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Robert Jerome Dwyer

December 30, 1938 - August 28, 2017

Robert J. Dwyer was born on December 30, 1938, and passed away unexpectedly on August 28, 2017. Bob proudly served in the United States Army for three years. He was a self employed Certified Public Accountant who loved his work and helping people for 47 years. Bob and his wife, Marilyn, loved traveling the United States and throughout Europe and Asia. Bob was preceded in death by his grandson...
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Alicia Vinton Granados

July 20, 1928 - August 22, 2017

Alicia Vinton Granados, 89, of Fresno passed away on August 22, 2017. She was born on July 20, 1928. A loving wife of Pablo Martinez Granados who preceded her in death. Alicia a loving mother to Omar and Daniel Granados both of Fresno, Dolores Granados of Las Vegas, Pablo Jr., Arturo and David Granados all of Fresno, 29 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren. She&...
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Myrtle Marie Campbell

April 13, 1922 - August 19, 2017

Myrtle age 95, passed away at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, California on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Myrtle was born April 13, 1922, in Meadow Texas to Mary Oda Hardin Luttrell and Addison Cleo Luttrell. She had four siblings, Geneva Schmeltzer, J.W. (Bill), Gene and Joe Luttrell.She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. On August 26, 1940 Myrtle married Virgil Campbell. From...
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Lagituaiva Tuulima Maga

January 19, 1930 - August 16, 2017

Lagituaiva passed away on August 16, 2017 in Fresno at the age of 87. He was a construction laborer.
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Laura Etta Strange

January 28, 1932 - August 15, 2017

Laura Etta Strange, 85, of Clovis passed Away August 15, 2017. She was a Homemaker for 70 years.
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Marietta R. Neil

August 26, 1919 - August 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Mitsuko Yamamoto

January 13, 1935 - August 13, 2017

Mitsuko Yamamoto passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13, 2017, after many years of bravely battling health issues. Mitsuko was born on January 13, 1935, in Tokyo City, Japan, to Joichi and Kimiyo Minemoto. She was the youngest of five children. Mitsuko grew up in Tokyo, and later during World War II, she moved to Hiroshima shortly before the atomic bomb was dropped. In 1961, she met her...
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Clyde Fannon

August 27, 1927 - August 10, 2017

Clyde Fannon was born on August 28, 1927 in Sallisaw OK to Tom and Myrtle Fannon and passed away August 10, 2017 in Fresno CA.Clyde was a Veteran Marine Sergeant and served in WW II and the Korean Conflict and was 100% combat disabled.Clyde, a long-time resident of Firebaugh CA, served as a city councilman there for 24 years, a member of the volunteer Fire Dept. and was a certified EMT and...
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Jennings Gordon Brown

April 25, 1923 - August 10, 2017

Jennings Brown, was born April 25, 1923 to homesteading parents Walter Henderson Brown and Maude Etna Pennington Brown, near Pritchett, Baca County CO. In 1925 his family moved to Burris Park, CA near Kingsburg. Later the family moved to Indianola Ave, Fresno, CA. In 1929 his father died in their house fire along with younger sister Mary Jane. The remaining family moved to a ranch east of...
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Virjilio B. Mancillas

October 26, 1942 - August 8, 2017

Virjilio B. Mancillas, 74, of Fresno passed away on August. 10, 2017. He worked as a custodian for Caltrans for 30 years.
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Juliana San Juan Bago

August 17, 1914 - August 8, 2017

Juliana San Juan Bago, 102, a resident of Clovis passed away on August 7, 2017. She was a retired owner of a meat market. Visitation will be held at the Lisle Funeral Home located at 1605 "L" Street Fresno, CA 93721, for three days starting Wednesday, August 16, 17th and 18th, viewing will take place from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Mass Service at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day...
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Petronella Cornelia Bos

April 26, 1925 - August 6, 2017

Petronella Cornelia Bos, 92, a resident Hilmar, California passed away on August 6, 2017. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 10:00 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 at Fresno Memorial Gardens a private graveside will be held.
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Rose Karagozian SURABIAN

February 4, 1925 - August 5, 2017

Rose Karagozian Surabian passed away at age 92 August 5, 2017. Rose was born on the Family Farm in Fresno to Harry and Annie Karagozian along with brothers and sisters. Andrew, Harold, Florence and Edward. Times were very tough. Rose graduated from Sanger High School in 1943. In 1944 she married Charles Surabian who was in the U.S. Army as a Military Police. Soon they had three sons Terry,...
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Beth Marie Bengel

June 23, 1919 - August 4, 2017

Beth Marie Bengel, 98, of Fresno passed away August 4, 2017. She was a retired hotel hostess. Beth was born on June 23, 1919 in Canada. She is survived by her husband Earl Bengel.Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home. Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Holy Spirit Church. Interment Mountain View Cemetery.
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Beverly Lorraine Read

August 3, 1931 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Evelyn Maxine Lassley

October 22, 1928 - July 27, 2017

On July 27, 2017 our Lord took Evelyn Maxine Lassley to her heavenly home. She was born October 22, 1928, in Dighton, Kansas to Fred Mathes and Lois Newton Mathes. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gerald Lassley, her son Mike Lassley, her daughter-in-law Pam Lassley and her granddaughter, Staci Key.She leaves behind her daughter, Gail Key and husband Dave and her son...
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Barbara A. Bailey

May 3, 1945 - July 26, 2017

Barbara A. Bailey, 72, of Fresno passed away on July 26, 2017. She was a housekeeper. Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA 93721. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017 at First Galilee Missionary Baptist Church. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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Sara Mordvinova

September 16, 1928 - July 24, 2017

Sara Mordvinova was 88 years old. She passed away on July 24, she was a medical doctor for 40 years. A Funeral Service will be held at Lisle Funeral Home Calaveras Chapel on July 27, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Final resting place will be at Beth Israel Cemetary.
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Mary Ruth Overmeyer

May 4, 1925 - July 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Mary Ruth Overmyer

May 4, 1925 - July 23, 2017

Mary Ruth Overmyer was born in Fulton County, Indiana on May 4, 1925 and passed away in Fresno, CA on July 23, 2017.She is survived by her husband, Gerald Dee Overmyer; son Gary Overmyer and his wife, Robin; grandchildren Willow Overmayer, Shannon Goodall and Ted Overmyer; and numerous great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Lisle...
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Michael Gene Barklow

December 9, 1952 - July 20, 2017

Michael Gene Barklow, 64, of Fresno passed away July 20, 2017. He was an insurance broker. Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home. Remembrances: The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington , DC 20090 or Fresno Rescue Mission , P.O. Box 1422, Fresno, CA 93716.
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Takashi Omi

November 16, 1941 - July 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Betty Lee Timmons

December 8, 1926 - July 18, 2017

Betty Lee Timmons was born in Idabel, Oklahoma on December 8, 1926 and passed away in Fresno, California on July 18, 2017. She was a retired bottler for Roma Winery.Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth and son, Johny Timmons.She is survived by her daughters, Betty Majors and Charlotte Grace; son, Eddie Timmons and his wife Sally, daugther-in-law Dianne Timmons; eleven grandchildren...
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Clemmie Jean Gilstrap

November 12, 1925 - July 11, 2017

Clemmie J Gilstrap, 91, was called home to Jesus, her Lord and Savior on July 11, 2017. She was born on Nov. 12, 1925 in Sanger California to C. Leroy and Mary L. Walton. Clemmie was raised in the Caruthers district where her dad was the school's principal/superintendent for over 20 years and also a farmer. As a high school sophomore, Clemmie began dating her future husband, Leland Gilstrap....
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Kathleen Ann Yepez

July 3, 1963 - July 11, 2017

Kathleen Ann Yepez, 54, of Fresno passed away on July 11, 2017 . She was a housekeeper for 10 years. Visitation: July 18, 3pm to 7 pm at Lisle Funeral Home. Rosary: will be at 7 p.m. on July 18 at the Funeral home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Jul. 19 at St. John's Cathedral. Final resting place St. Peters Cemetery.
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Mary Ellen Gonzalez

January 18, 1956 - July 11, 2017

Mary E. Gonzalez was born in Merced, CA, and resided in Fresno, CA most of her adult life. She passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was employed with the City of Fresno and Fresno Central Unified School District before her retirement. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sara Palomino.Mary is survived by her husband of 23 years; her sisters, Nancy Gill, Gloria Mather, Ann Milner, and...
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Aiko Uyeoka

June 18, 1920 - July 10, 2017

Aiko Uyeoka was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 18, 1920. She died on July 10, 2017, at the age of 97. She is survived by daughters Ann (Dennis) Okamura, Alice (Bryan) Halbert, and two grandchildren Jenny and Tom Halbert. She was preceded in death by her husband Tom, her parents Isami and Rima Yano, and sister Nuiko Yano of Japan. Aiko went to schools in Sanger and Visalia, California....
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Amalia Silos

January 26, 1929 - July 5, 2017

Amalia Silos, 88, of Fresno passed away on July 5, 2017. She was a nurses aid. Funeral Service will be held at the Lisle Funeral Home on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 10:00 am.
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Willard Ray Engvall

November 28, 1925 - July 3, 2017

Ray Engvall, age 91 passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 3rd, 2017. He was born November 28th 1925 in Hanford CA to the late Willard and Dorothy Engvall. He married Barbara Bennett Hamilton on Jan 31st 1958. Ray was an amazing kind hearted, loving and mild mannered "Swede". He spent time in his youth fishing, hiking and exploring California with friends and family. He loved...
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Ethel Jean Evanski

February 16, 1923 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Richard Leon Heck

January 1, 1933 - June 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Valentin Juarez Martinez

February 14, 1934 - June 30, 2017

Valentin Juarez Martinez, 83, of Fresno passed away on June 30, 2017. He was a landscaper for 20 years. Visitation: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. John's Cathedral. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at St. John's Cathedral. Interment St. Peters...
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Douglas Allan King

September 1, 1934 - June 28, 2017

Doug was born in Brooklyn NY on Sept 1, 1934 and passed away in Fresno on June 28, 2017.He is survived by his wife, Betty; daughters Janis Young and Stacy Lewis; grandson Andrew Young; granddaughter Allison Young; and sister Denice Williams.A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Campus Bible Church, 222 E. Fountain Way, (at Palm) Fresno at 1:00 PM.Burial is private.In lieu...
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Rosa N. Salinas

August 30, 1953 - June 27, 2017

Rosa N. Salinas, 63, of Riverdale passed away on June 27, 2017. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home followed by the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at St. John's Cathedral. Interment to follow at St. Peters Cemetery.
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Hector Ramos Trujillo

March 6, 1942 - June 26, 2017

Hector Ramos Trujillo, 75, of Fresno passed away peacefully at his home on June 26, 2017. He was born in Linares Nuevo Leon, Mexico on March 6, 1942. He was a sheet metal supervisor for 33 years.He was preceded in death by his wife Susie of 53 years, parents Cristobal and Amalia Trujillo, sister Oralia Trujillo and great grandsons, Julian Garcia and Eribel Ordonez.He is survived by his...
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Andrew Roy Mulligan

May 25, 1946 - June 24, 2017

Andrew was born in Fresno on April 25, 1946 and passed away in Fresno on June 24, 2017.He was the owner of Andrew Mulligan Bobcat Services.Andrew is survived by his wife, Bera and granddaughter, Anais Mulligan, sister Velma Evans, brother Charles Mulligan, numerous nieces and nephews.Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at from 12:00 noon to 4::00 pm at the Lisle Funeral Home , 1605 ...
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Hope Jean Meadows

March 21, 1927 - June 23, 2017

Hope Jean Van Amburg Meadows passed away after a brief illness June 23, 2017. She was born in Fresno on March 21, 1927 to parents Ruby and Frank Van Amburg. Hope graduated from Roosevelt High Class of 1945 and attended Fresno State College. She married Garney Meadows on July 25,1947 in Fresno. They had two children, Garney Jr. and Carole. In her earlier years Hope was busy with her children...
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Adrienne Jacobson

January 21, 1925 - June 23, 2017

Adrienne passed away on June 23, 2017 in Sacramento at the age of 92. She was a health care worker.Graveside service will be held at Beth Israel Cemetery on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 10:00 am.
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Dorothy Le Roy

February 20, 1929 - June 23, 2017

Dorothy Elaine Le Roy, 88, of Madera passed away on June 23, 2017. She was a homemaker. Graveside service will be held at Arbor Vitae Madera Cemetery on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
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Rosie Beltran

June 19, 1943 - June 22, 2017

Rosie Beltran, 74, of Fresno went home with the Lord on June 22, 2017. She is preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband Perfecto Ruiz Beltran Sr., daughters Katherine Beltran and Tammy Beltran, her parents Hilbert Garcia Sr. and Enriqueta Garcia and her brother Hilbert Garcia Jr. She is survived by her children, son Perfecto Ruiz Beltran Jr and wife Delores Beltran, daughter...
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Ben Sanaye Honda

February 6, 1925 - June 21, 2017

Ben Sanaye Honda was born in Fresno, CA, to Shusaku and Asako Honda on February 6, 1925. He was the second child to immigrant farmers. His sister, Sue (Bungo), was the first born. Ben was followed by brothers Sam and Harry. Ben passed on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at age 92.At the outbreak of World War II, Executive Order 9066 ordered 120,000 Japanese Americans from the west coast. Ben and his...
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Teruo Ego

June 5, 1930 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Elizabeth Mae Heck

September 20, 1941 - June 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Timothy Dean Nevins

May 24, 1970 - June 13, 2017

Timothy Dean Nevins, 47, of Fresno passed away on June 13, 2017. He was a lumber support sales clerk 16 years. Graveside Service 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 at Fresno Memorial Gardens, 175 S. Cornelia, Fresno, California 93706.
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Mary Joyce Arrigoni

April 1, 1927 - June 12, 2017

Mary Joyce Arrigoni was born on April 1, 1927. Her parents were William and Mary Fleming. She was a retired Accountant for Bervan Rug Company.
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Sylvia Ruth Williams

January 6, 1943 - June 9, 2017

Sylvia Ruth Williams, 74, of Fresno passed away on June 9, 2017. She was a homemaker. Graveside service at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Fresno Memorial Gardens, 175 S. Cornelia Ave, Fresno CA 93706.
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Birthe Andrejeff Freeburg

May 28, 1937 - June 9, 2017

Birthe "Bea" Freeburg, age 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 28, 1937 to the late Pawel and Klara Tannebek. Bea traveled to America at the age of 9 and settled in San Francisco. She married Bernard "Bernie" Freeburg on June 9, 1956. They were reunited in heaven on their 61st wedding anniversary.Bea enjoyed traveling, gardening,...
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Jessie Alice Gollaher

September 18, 1919 - June 3, 2017

Jessie Alice Gollaher, 97, of Fresno passed away on June 3, 2017. Jessie was born on September 18, 1919 to Rudolph and Lucinda Brassart in Oklhoma.She was a sales clerk at Sear's Dept. Store. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at The Avenue (Cornelia Ave. Baptist Church), located at 2405 N. Cornelia Ave, Fresno, CA.
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Victor Kazuo Kawamoto

May 23, 1945 - June 1, 2017

Victor a resident of Fresno passed away on June 1, 2017 at the age of 72. He was a landscaper for 15 years. Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:00 am at Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center.
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Roberto Muniz Vazquez

June 7, 1955 - May 30, 2017

Roberto Muniz Vazquez, 62, of Fresno passed away May 30, 2017. He was a fork lifter driver for Wawona Foods. Visitation: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA 93721.
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Satoshi Kuwamoto

February 25, 1922 - May 30, 2017

Satoshi Ray Kuwamoto passed away on May 30, 2017 at the age of 95. He grew up in West Fresno, attended Lincoln School, Edison and graduated from Fresno High School. He enrolled at Fresno State College but his education was interrupted when the war broke out. In 2010 he was awarded an honorary degree from Fresno State, among others whose education was interrupted by the war. His family was...
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James Keiji Takeda

August 15, 1948 - May 28, 2017

James Keiji Takeda began his life on August 15, 1948 in Dinuba, CA. Jimmy grew up on the family farm in Orosi helping to plant, maintain, harvest, and pack a variety of fruits and vegetables alongside the many aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, and cousins he deeply cherished. As was true for the rest of his life, Jimmy's hard work provided success in his early life whether in school, on the...
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Toshiye Uyemura

February 11, 1931 - May 28, 2017

Toshiye Uyemura, 86, of Fresno passed away on May. 28, 2017. She was a seamstress. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Jun. 9 at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA. Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the funeral home.
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Yorko Julia Abiko

August 16, 1922 - May 26, 2017

Yorko Julia Abiko, 94, of Fresno, passed away on May 26, 2017. She was a retired bank bookkeeper. Graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Clovis District Cemetery, 305 N. Villa Ave, Clovis, CA 93612.
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Angie Leal Delgado

October 1, 1935 - May 26, 2017

Angie Leal Delgado, 81, of Fresno passed May 26, 2017. She was an owner of a group home. Visitation: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA 93721.Celebration of Life: 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home.
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E. Eugene Hodges

August 4, 1952 - May 24, 2017

Eugene was born in Fresno on August 4, 1952 and passed away in Fresno on May 24, 2017. He was the co-owner of C & H Gardening Service. Eugene is survived by his wife, Lydia; sons Tanner and his wife, Valerie; Travis and Dallas; mother Beverly Hodges; brothers Marvin, Donald and David; and five grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday June 1, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home from 1:00 pm...
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Anne Richtel

July 30, 1917 - May 24, 2017

Anne Miller Richtel, 99, of Fresno passed away May 24, 2017. She was a retired substitute teacher. Graveside Service 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017 at Beth Israel Cemetery located at 1701 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, CA 93727.
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Colburn Reed Thomason

January 4, 1936 - May 22, 2017

Colburn Reed Thomason, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully on May 22, 2017 at his Fresno residence surrounded by his family. Colburn, affectionately known as Burnie by friends and family, was 81 years old. Burnie was born on January 4, 1936, in Sacramento, California and raised in the Snelling-Merced area. In addition to working on his family's grain ranch, he...
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Robert Milton Post

July 11, 1929 - May 20, 2017

Robert Milton Post, 87, of Fresno passed away on May 20, 2017. He was the owner of Northside Dental Lab. He is survived by his wife Marillyn Post, daughters Woody Eisner and her husband Ed, Margaret Martin and her husband Doug, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.Graveside service 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Belmont Memorial Park 201 N. Teilman Ave., Fresno, CA 93706.
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Bernice Levy

February 6, 1928 - May 18, 2017

Bernice Levy, 88, of Fresno passed away on May 18, 2017. She was a retired medical office manager. Graveside: 2 p.m. Monday, May 22, 2017 at Beth Israel Cemetery. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.
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Lila Belle Poulsen

June 23, 1924 - May 17, 2017

Lila Belle Poulsen was born on June 23, 1924 in Sanger, California to Frank and Beulah Cannan. She passed away in Clovis on May 17, 2017 at the age of 92. Lila spent her childhood in Sanger and Kansas, and attended Sanger High School graduating in 1942. Upon graduation, she went to work for the Bank of America. During her tenure at the bank, she met her future husband Kenneth (Ken) Poulsen...
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Beverly Kitchen

November 6, 1924 - May 15, 2017

Beverly Calaway Kitchen was born November 6, 1924 in Fresno, CA to parents Homer and Elsie Elias. She passed away May 15, 2017 in Fresno. Beverly attended schools in Fresno and graduated from Fresno High and Fresno State College, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority. After earning a teaching certificate, she taught one year in Sanger and 29 years at Turner Elementary School...
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Maxine Cunningham

May 10, 1949 - May 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Darline June Abell

June 7, 1931 - May 10, 2017

Darline June Abell, 85, of Fresno passed away on May 10, 2017. She was a homemaker.She is survived by her children Terrie Abell, Donald Abell and Pauline Hamilton , brother August Kruser and his wife Linda, five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home. Graveside service: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Oak...
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Sofia Rodriguez Lopez

April 23, 1934 - May 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Diane Marie Gilliam

February 24, 1952 - May 6, 2017

Diane Marie Gilliam (Flor), of Fresno passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Diane was born on February 24, 1952 and grew up in Linden, California. She later moved to Fresno, where she met and Clyde Gilliam, her husband of 38 years. The absolute joy of her life was raising her two children, Tiffany and Nick. For many years, Diane could always be found volunteering...
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Marjorie Kameko Sanbongi

December 1, 1931 - May 2, 2017

Marjorie Kameko Sanbongi, 85, of Fresno passed away May 2, 2017. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home. Graveside Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Mountain View Cemetery, followed by a Memorial Service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at United Japanese Christian Church.
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Nancy Ann Weaver

May 2, 1935 - May 1, 2017

Nancy Ann Weaver born May 2, 1935 passed away on May 1, 2017. She was 81 years of age, one day shy of her 82nd birthday. She has lived in the Fresno area most her life as a homemaker, loving wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years James Weaver, her sisters Carol Frizzell, and Pat Mandrell.Nancy has one surviving brother, Mike Gorman, and his wife Wendy.She has 8...
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Marian Lucille Weber

October 22, 1928 - May 1, 2017

Marian L. Weber, age 88, of Fresno, California passed away peacefully on Monday, May 1, 2017.Marian attended Madison Elementary School in Fresno, and was a graduate of Central Union High School. Marian started as a bookkeeper and went on to manage and own the Convention Center Box Office in downtown Fresno.Marian was a loyal volunteer for nearly 30 years at the American Cancer Society Discover...
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Angie Martinez

October 25, 1942 - April 29, 2017

Angelita Martinez, 74, of Hanford passed away on April 29, 2017. She was a house keeper.Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2017 at Crosspoint Church 2518 N. Cedar Fresno, CA 93703.Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
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Duke Anthony Quintero

March 14, 1951 - April 28, 2017

Duke Quintero was born in Vallejo, California on March 14, 1951 and passed away in Fresno, California on April 28, 2017.His family and grandchildren were his everything. Duke served in the armed forces during the Vietnam War. He was a retired City of Fresno FAX bus driver for 17 years. Duke was a musician who loved playing the guitar with various friends in bands throughout the years. Duke is...
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Mary Ann Martinez

August 24, 1952 - April 24, 2017

Maryann Martinez born August 24, 1952. Raised in Tracy, CA, graduating in 1970 from Tracy High. She attended UOP in Stockton Ca, then transferred to USC. After college she moved to Oakland, CA and worked for Sherwin Williams for 12 years. Then she moved to San Jose and landed a job at Lusamerica Food Inc. in 1994 and spent short of 23 years.Maryann was a Loyal Raiders fan, a season ticket holder...
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Jin Zhen Liang

June 26, 1916 - April 22, 2017

Jin Zhen Liang, 100, of Richmond , formerly of Fresno, passed away on April 22, 2017. She was a restaurant kitchen helper. Visitation: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home, 1605 "L" Street , Fresno, CA 93721. Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the funeral home.
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Ervin Henry Nebelsick

November 21, 1923 - April 21, 2017

On April 21, 2017, we lost our family patriarch. Ervin H. Nebelsick passed away peacefully at the age of 93, with his family at his bedside. Ervin was born in Talmage, NE on November 21, 1923 to his parents Henry and Mary Nebelsick. He was raised on a farm with his brother, Ralph and sister Gladys. Ervin honed his hunting, fishing and trapping skills at a young age along the banks of the Nemaha...
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Ilse G. Picard

September 10, 1922 - April 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Kenny Kenyou Toyama

October 31, 1928 - April 16, 2017

Kenny K. Toyama, 88, of Fresno passed away on April 16, 2017. He was a truck driver for 37 years. Memorial Service at New Life Community Church on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00 am. The Inurnment will be at Mt View Cemetery on May 20, 2017 at 11:30am.
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Shigeto Miura

March 28, 1922 - April 16, 2017

Shigeto Miura, 95, of Fresno passed away April 16, 2017. He was a gardener. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Lisle Funeral Home Chapel, 1605 "L" Street, Fresno, CA 93721.
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Selma T. Guerra

April 21, 1931 - April 15, 2017

Selma's life began in Brawley, California April 21,1931 and ended peacefully April 15, 2017 in Fresno, California. Selma worked at Del Monte Foods for 32 years were she retired. She loved both music and dancing and with this love she met Frank Guerra the love of her life for 67 years. She enjoyed life, and loved spending time with her husband, family and friends. She enjoyed trips, family...
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Yoshio Takayama

July 29, 1916 - April 15, 2017

Yoshio Takayama passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the age of 100. Yoshio was born in Kingsburg, CA, the eldest son of Yasaburo and Yoshi Takayama, and was raised in the Kingsburg, Del Rey and Selma areas. He graduated from Selma High School in 1935. Executive Order 9066 forced Japanese Americans to be relocated away from the west coast. His family was sent to Gila...
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Bradley Wayne Hufft

May 6, 1957 - April 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Tomiye Minabe

November 16, 1927 - April 13, 2017

Tomiye passed away peacefully on April 13, 2017 surrounded by those who loved her. She was born on November 16, 1927 to Kanshiro and Mitsu Yabuno and was a lifelong resident of the Fresno area. She was retired from the Department of Transportation, now Cal Trans, having worked there for more than 20 years. She and her husband, Shiro, loved to travel and spend time at their home in Cayucos.She was...
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Nellie Perez

April 11, 1919 - April 13, 2017

Nellie Perez was born in Caliente, NV on April 11, 1919 and passed away in Fresno, CA on April 13, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband, Guadalupe Perez and her daughter Irene Perez.Nellie is survived by her daughter, Beatrice Gomez and her husband Ascencion; son Carlos Perez and his wife Marie; grandchildren Ron Castillo and his wife Diane: Jason Castillo and his wife Adriana and Joe...
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Kenneth Leland Lust

January 13, 1932 - April 12, 2017

Kenneth "Ken" Leland Lust, 84, of Fresno passed away April 12, 2017. He was an owner operator of Ireland Mfg. Company for 46 years. Memorial Service at Community United Church of Christ on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Remembrances: Community United Church of Christ, 5550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93710 or Twilight Haven Memorial Fund, 1717 S. Winery, Fresno, CA 93727.
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Mary Ann Bianco Brase

April 8, 1915 - April 12, 2017

Mary Ann Bianco Brase age 102 of Fresno, CA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Fresno. Graveside Service will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Fresno Memorial Gardens 175 S. Cornelia Fresno CA 93706.
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Shizue Hatai

December 3, 1921 - April 11, 2017

Shizue Hatai, 95, of Clovis passed away on April 11, 2017. She was a homemaker. Funeral Service on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Lisle Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m.Graveside service will be held at Smith Mountain Cemetery on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:00 am.
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Norma Taylor

June 16, 1925 - April 11, 2017

Norma J. Taylor, 91, of Fresno passed away April 11, 2017. She was a retired secretary. She was born on June 16, 1925 in Hanford, California to Gottlieb and Lois Hauff.She is survived by her husband Robert Taylor, daughters Sandra Hansford and her husband David, Barbara Kinney and her husband Richard, seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.Graveside Service at Fresno Memorial Gardens,...
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Bauman Abbassis

February 18, 1958 - April 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Warren Urata

August 4, 1950 - April 7, 2017

Warren a resident of Fresno passed away on April 7, 2017 at the age of 66.
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Doris Martin Hargis

December 31, 1921 - April 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Lisle Funeral Home, Fresno, CA.
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Helen A. Storts

November 20, 1923 - April 2, 2017

Helen Storts was lifted home to be with the Lord on April 2nd, 2017. She was born Nov 20, 1923 in Durango Mexico to Francisco and Maria Del Cruz Anaya. She was the second of six children. She was married to Everett Storts for 55 years.She had a gracious heart and giving nature. She was employed as a waitress for many years until she furthered her education and became a certified L.V.N. Until...
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David Isaac Garcia

July 2, 1987 - March 26, 2017

"Bird Can Fly In Any Weather"David Isaac Garcia, age 29, of Fresno, CA, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, in South Lake Tahoe, NV. Isaac was a fun lovingBig hearted person. He was known as "Bird" to friends and family, someone who would help you in anyway, and the life of the party. Heloved fishing, camping, music, movies, working on cars and hanging out with cousins and...
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Evelyn Nedra Price

December 2, 1918 - March 24, 2017

Evelyn was born in Tulare, California on December 2,1918 to Nels and Elsie Lange. They later moved to Fresno where she, attended school at Winchell Grammar School, Hamilton Junior High School and Fresno High School.As a young woman she worked at Woolworths. During World War I I she worked at Rohar Aircraft in Fresno. She was a "Rosie the Riveter" making parts for the P51 plane that was...
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Leland A. Bettencourt

March 21, 1939 - March 22, 2017

Leland Allen Bettencourt, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Boca Raton, Florida.Born and raised in Fresno, CA, he was a son, brother, husband, father, and friend. His life's passions were being a pan dragger, a Fresno Fire Fighter, and a retired Army Veteran. He leaves behind many friends and family with whom he shared his life.Please join his family and...
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