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  • Duane A. Imrie (86)

    Duane A. Imrie (86) was born in Modale, IA on October 12, 1927 and went home on August 19, 2014. He was a resident of Madera for the past 62 years where he worked for the Madera Unified Transportation District as a Bus Driver until his retirement. Du...
  • Retired Chowchilla Fire Fighter Passes at 85: Frank Borba

    Frank Borba, 85, a resident of Chowchilla since 1948 passed away on Friday, August 8, 2014. Frank was diagnosed with Parkinsons in 2007 and with the loving care of his daughter Joyce Borba and granddaughter Jolie Borba he was able to remain at home eve...
  • Local Butcher Dies at 45: Derek Sambueso

    Derek Kent Sambueso (45), born on April 17, 1969, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 25, 2014 at his home in Madera at the age of 45. His parents, Dim and Julie Sambueso, raised Derek in Madera. Derek attended Madera High School and graduated ...
  • Virginia Lee Rose 79

    Virginia Lee Rose 79 was born September 27, 1934 in Rayville LA and passed on Saturday July 12, 2014 at Kaiser Hospital in Fresno, CA. Her death from an aneurysm was sudden and unexpected but peaceful. She was surrounded by family.  Virginia gra...
  • Eunice Mora 83

    Eunice Mora 83 was born July 10, 1931 to Louis and Laura Schulenburg. She grew up in Santa Maria where she met Robert Mora. They fell in love, got married and to moved to Madera, where they raised their three daughters. Eunice passed away July 14, 201...
  • Larry Hall (73)

    Larry Hall (73), passed away suddenly Tuesday, July 8th while on vacation with his family in Lake Tahoe. He grew up in Vincennes, Indiana and spent the last 30 years of his life in Madera. He was a member of Madera Breakfast Lions and Shriner's. He ...
  • Venturi Family Patriarch Passes - Romo Venturi (99)

    Romelo William Venturi (99) was born December 19, 1914 in Madera to Amadeo and Isola Venturi. He was a lifelong resident of Madera and passed away on July 7, 2014. He attended Madera High School and during WWII as he was married with children worked...
  • Maria F. Taylor (92)

    Maria F. Taylor (92), of Madera, passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, following a brief illness. Maria was born in Burrel, California to Martin and Marcelina Dolagaray, Basque immigrants from Spain who had settled in t...
  • Anna Julia DaCosta Deniz (91)

    Anna Julia DaCosta Deniz (91), a native and lifelong resident of Madera, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, May 2, 2014 at 5:55 PM at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 91 years old when she left us with dignity and serenity. A...
  • John Flores Jr. (70)

    John Flores, Jr. was born August 13, 1943 to John and Margaret (Ayala) Flores at Dearborn Hospital in Madera, CA. He attended local schools and on April 18, 1964 he married the love of his life, Lena Samaniego, John and Lena celebrated their Fiftieth ...
  • Robert "Bob" Zewe (60)

    Robert Bob Zewe (60) was born to James and Pauline (Anders) Zewe on July 13th, 1953 in Monongahela, PA and had been a resident of Madera, CA for the past 40 years. Bob passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at a Madera hospital. After his high school gr...
  • Betty Schmitz (96): Wife of Former County Supervisor Dies

    Betty Schmitz (96), a member of the pioneer Schmitz Family of Madera County, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Cedar Creek Retirement Community, at the age of 96. Betty, a native of Washington was a resident of Madera since 1946 when she married...
  • Jennifer Ann Rollins (37)

    Jennifer Ann Rollins (37), a native of Fresno, CA and resident of Madera, CA, for 20 passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at a Fresno hospital. She was a graduate of Madera High School Class of 1995 and received her B.S. in Marketing from Fresno Pacif...
  • William “Bill” Henry Eland (83)

    William “Bill” Henry Eland (83) of Clawson, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Beaumont Health System—Royal Oak.  He was born February 17, 1931 in Detroit to William and Mae Eland. Mr. Eland served our country proudly in the U.S. Air Forc...
  • Oklin Bloodworth (87)

    Oklin Bloodworth (87), a native of Marshall, TX, former resident of Fort Worth, TX for 35 years and a resident of Madera, CA for the past 18 years passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at his home in Fresno. He was a retired janitor for Anadite Aerospace...
  • Pearl Franchi (89)

    Pearl Franchi (89), a long time Madera Business woman passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at a Madera Convalescent Hospital. Pearl was a daughter of Nickolas and Rosina Mondo Franchi who were well known members of the vibrant Italian community...
  • Joseph Dennis Boyd (72)

    Joseph Boyd's greatness is measured not by his brilliance in mathematics and accounting, but by his devotion to those things that matter most in this world: his family, his god, and his fellow men. His Family ~ Joseph was a loving father, husband, bro...
  • Sue Gould (88)

    Sue Gould, 88, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Cedar Creek Retirement Community in Madera surrounded by her family following a sudden illness. A native of Liberty, Missouri, Sue had been a resident of Madera County since 1950. Sue had a car...
  • Samantha Armentrout (32)

    Samantha Armentrout (32) passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at the age of 32. She was born in Madera to Sam and Susan Armentrout on July 15, 1981. Samantha graduated from Madera High School class of 1999 and later attended San Joaquin Valley...
  • Carol Adams (71)

    Carol Adams (71) passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014 at the age of 71. Carol was a native of Marshall, MI and a resident of Madera, CA for the past 46 years. Carol was very active in the community with her love of music. She was a member of St....

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