Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Remembrance: Wilma Martin

This obituary can be found at the Modesto Bee and the Allen Mortuary 



"Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother rejoined the love of her life while surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Ozier "Buck" Martin; son, Earl Gene Martin; sisters, Madrene, Helen, Carole, and Connie. She is survived by her sisters: Elizabeth "Betty" Sanders (Alvin) of Hughson and Susan Parton (Larry) of Pleasant Hill, MO; her brothers: Charles Wayne Hedrick (Marsha) of Olathe, Kansas and George (Joann) of Pleasant Hill, MO; 5 children: Betty Davis (Michael) of Ceres, James Martin (Lorene) of Modesto, JoAn Long of Tucson, Bill D. Martin (Jeanne) of Las Vegas, Karen Mendenhall-Kajioka (Eugene) of Turlock; grandchildren: Cheryl Davis-Morrow (Jason), Michael Long, Melinda Davis, Matthew Long, Kelsey Mendenhall, Trenton Mendenhall, Jaclyn Verbeck (Thomas), and Thomas Riley (Maria); great-grandchildren: Corbin Davis-Morrow, Kailee Davis-Morrow, Daniella Long, Ashlynn Long, as well as many special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


Monday, April 22, 2013

News: Wilma Martin passed away

The Society is sad to announce the passing of one our members, Wilma Martin. More information to come, but funeral details are as follows:


Visitation:  Friday, April 26 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Allen Mortuary, Turlock.
Celebration of Life:   Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 a.m., Samaritan Village, Hughson.
Graveside Service:   Saturday, April 27 at 1:00 p.m., Lakewood Cemetery, Hughson

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Wilma. She will be missed.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Location and Time Change!!

For April only we will have a location and time change for our general meeting. We will meet on Tues, April 23rd at the Salida Branch library on Sisk Ave. at 6:30 p.m.


4835 Sisk Road
Salida, CA 95368
(209) 543-7353

Friday, April 5, 2013

Snapshot: Actor Jeremy Renner

The Snapshot series will highlight prominent people, places, or events of Stanislaus County and surrounding areas. Have a piece of interest to be highlighted in our Snapshot spot? Send an email to blog@stanislausgenealogy.org


To celebrate the birth of his new baby girl, we will be taking a brief look at actor Jeremy Renner and his ties to Stanislaus County.

Jeremy Renner was born on January 7, 1971, in Modesto, California. His parents are Lee Renner and Valerie (Tague) Cearley. Jeremy is a graduate of Byer High School in Modesto, and he also attended Modesto Junior College before his career in acting took off.

April's Meeting

***This month's meeting will be on the 4th Tuesday this month ONLY! Please join us on April 23rd.***



6:30 PM Bits & Bytes
7:00 PM American Land Records, The How and The Why
Janet Lancaster and Millie Starr
The differences between state land states and federal land states,
and the records of each, concentrating on BLM records and the
why and how to use them. Why you want to read the deeds, and
the many hidden secrets within them. With a plus by Janet
Lancaster “Footprints in the Cities - Sanborn Maps” explaining
and showing Sanborn Fire Maps.