NATALIE LOUISE HAHN
Nov. 4, 1931 – Oct. 21, 2017
Natalie Louise Hahn passed away suddenly on October 21, 2017, at the age of 85. She was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts to Walter and Agnes Thurston. She married as a young woman and moved to the Los Angeles area, then Modesto, and then on to Oakdale in 1975. In that same year she married Leroy (Bud) Hahn. They were happily married one month short of 42 years.
Natalie worked as a bookkeeper for most of her life until she retired in 1995. She enjoyed gardening, playing games, quilting and knitting. She was active in yoga and walking with her friends until a stroke limited her mobility in 2009. She loved the Giants and 49ers.
Natalie is survived by her husband Bud; sister, Alice Brennan; niece, Katie Pavalasky; eight children, Susan, Annie, Steve, Mark, and Ken – all Macys; Jay, Lynn and Mike – all Hahns; as well as, 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family will have a ceremony for her friends and relatives in the near future. Please contact Bud Hahn for information. The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader Nov. 1, 2017
ERIC MICHAEL PETERSON
May 30, 1990 –
Oct. 21, 2017 Eric was born in Modesto May 30, 1990, and passed away peacefully at his home in Oakdale, Oct. 21, 2017.
Eric had a heart of gold, he will be remembered by his good-nature and peaceful demeanor. Eric was a football fan, as well as a football player and graduate of Beyer High School. He enjoyed music of all different types, being with friends and family, enjoying the great outdoors, and having a good time.
Eric is survived by his father, Michael Peterson; grandmother, Gayle Bjorge; uncle, Gary Peterson; cousins, Gregory Dorhan, Zachary Peterson, and Amber Redding. Grandparents, Donna (Richard) Johnston; mother, Tina Navjokaitis; sisters, Heather and Sadie; brother, Justiin; aunt and uncles, Balinda (Steve) Dack, and Allen Navjokaitis.
Eric is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ralph Arnold Peterson.
A celebration of life will be held at The United Methodist Church, in Oakdale: Saturday, Nov. 4th at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to a charity of your choice in Eric’s name. The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader Nov. 1, 2017
April 23, 1935 – Oct. 27, 2017
Tony Medina passed away October 27, 2017. He was born April 23, 1935 to John Medina and Frances Portillo Medina.
Tony loved people, and his caring ways always maintained a natural instinct and thoughtful desire to help others. Over his lifetime, he helped numerous people through challenging times.
His favorite gift was his spiritual faith with Jesus and he treasured his church family at Trinity Lutheran Church in Georgetown, CA. Tony was very passionate about his work, whether it was his water Construction job with Dutra, from 1979 to the present, or working at landscaping his own garden, cooking or hosting parties. His fondest hobby was aviation and he loved sharing his stories and experiences about flying his Cessna 172 airplane.
When Tony was young, he served in the California National Guard and has always held a great love for our great country.
Tony is survived by his wife, Sydney Medina; sister, Carmen Medina Dalke; sister-in-laws, Mary Medina and Norma Medina; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Tony is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Josephine Medina Shipman; brothers, Daniel Medina, Oliver Medina, Bill Medina, John Medina and George Medina.
We grieve the passing of such a special man and are inspired by his Life.
Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6417 Main St, Georgetown, CA on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. A Fellowship will follow the service.
A Graveside service will be at Oakdale Citizens Cemetery, 701 East J Street, Oakdale CA, on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. A memorial luncheon will be hosted at the Shipman Family in Oakdale, following the Graveside.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 115, Georgetown, CA 95634. The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader November 1, 2017