Jan 12, 1951 - Nov 07, 2023
Jose Antonio Abrego Meraz
Nov 22, 2004 - Feb 21, 2024
Jose Antonio Abrego Meraz, age 19, of Sanger, California passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.
Jan 13, 1942 - Feb 22, 2024
Chief Pettie Officer Felix Esqueda was born on January 13, 1942, Sanger Ca and left the physical world to be with the Lord on February 22, 2024. He served in the Navy for 22 years and received the following awards during his service. These include; National Defense service medal, Vietnam Service medal w/star, Armed Forces Expeditionary medal, Navy unit commendation, Navy Good conduct medal, and Gold Wreath award and Sea Service award. He served on several ships in the Navy including the USS Coral Sea CV-43/Carrier Air Wing, USS CHANTICLEER (ASR-7) and USS WHITE SANDS (ARD-20). Last duty station was Navy Recruiter in Visalia Ca. Soon after his retirement from the Navy he began working as a teacher for Sanger High School NJROTC. When this tenure ended at Sanger High School, he then went to work at Dinuba High School NJROTC. He really did enjoy this post Navy career working with high school kids and continued in this job for 15 years. Felix received an associate degree from Fresno City College. Felix Esqueda is survived by his wife of 58 years Nellie Esqueda who cared for him at his home during the last three years. She was at his side as he transitioned peacefully from this physical world. His Children daughter Christina Esqueda Gomez her husband Rickardo Gomez, daughter Felicia Esqueda-Rodriguez her husband Albert J Rodriguez and his son Chris M. Esqueda. He is survived by 3 Grandchildren AJ Rodriguez, Brittney Rodriguez and Nathaniel Rodriguez. He is also survived by his godson David Ramos who resided at his home. He is also survived by his Siblings brother Ignacio Esqueda, sister Florence Martinez and sister Margret Bermudez. He is survived by many Nieces Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents Florence and Christ Esqueda, Brother Chris Esqueda and Sister Jenny Hernandez. Our family would like to thank St Agnes Hospice Nurses, Chaplin and Social Workers who assisted us in caring for Felix at home.
Donald L. Hogner
Jul 28, 1937 - Feb 21, 2024
Donald L. Hogner peacefully went home to be with his Lord on February 21, 2024. Don was born July 28, 1937, in Claremore Indian Hospital in Claremore, Oklahoma, to Zelma Iris Richardson and Ned Edward Hogner. He moved with his parents to Sanger in 1952 and graduated from Sanger High School in 1955. On May 29, 1959, Don married Ramona L. Gee. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ned and Zelma Hogner, and his sisters, LaVene Cheney and LaVurle Hawkins. After serving in the U.S. Army, he completed his bachelor’s degree in 1964 at Fresno State with a major in Philosophy. Don was Chief Probation Officer in Alameda County and president of the California Chief Probation Officer’s Association when he retired in 1992. During his career, he also served as Chief Probation Officer in Fresno County from 1983 to 1988. In 1988, he was recognized by the California Assembly for Outstanding Public Service. In 1992, the National Institute of Corrections recognized Mr. Hogner’s dedicated and professional leadership in the field of community corrections, and also, in 1992, Mr. Hogner was named California’s Chief Probation Officer of the Year. In 1993, the year after Mr. Hogner retired, he was invited to a National Conference held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was named the National Association of Probation Executives ‘Probation Executive of the Year.’ Don and Ramona enjoyed their retirement for over 40 years, driving the back roads of this country, looking for wonderfully unbusy places until health setbacks slowed them down. Those left to celebrate a life well lived include his wife of 64 years, Ramona Hogner; two adult children, Sonja Hogner Gil, her husband, Javier Gil Cancino, and their two sons, Writer and Kai; Tatia Hogner Muir and her fiancé Richard Adams.
Mar 24, 1959 - Feb 12, 2024
After a long battle with ALS, Karen was called to her heavenly home on February 12, 2024. She was blessed to peacefully spend her last years in her home with the assistance of her loving family. Never losing her good spirits, she finished life as she always lived it and was faithful to God's promises and was a caring wife and mother.Karen was born on March 24, 1959, in Sanger, California to Dan and Joyce Frauenheim. She was a farm kid at heart growing up on the family's ranch and working for the family business, Chris Sorensen Packing. Karen attended Sanger High School and graduated from Fresno State with a teaching credential. After college, Karen met the love of her life, Brian Anderson, and they were married in 1984. Soon after, Karen became the mother to three beautiful children: Kristen, Nicole, and Neil. She loved her family more than anything and devoted her life to her husband working alongside him on the farm and raising their children. Karen had many talents: she was an expert gardener, skilled woodworker, a fabulous cook, and enjoyed crafting and canning. She loved the many family vacations to Cayucos and hiking.She was preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Joyce Frauenheim.She is survived by her husband, Brian Anderson; daughter Kristen Anderson and her partner JR Peelman, daughter Nicole Anderson; son Neil Anderson, brother Steve Frauenheim and his wife Kerry; brother Ron Frauenheim and his wife Nanette; sister Sharon Cruff and her husband Larry; brother-in-law Brent Anderson; brother-in law Sid Anderson and his wife Kaylen. Karen will also be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and her dogs Tig and Mokie.A Celebration of
Joseph L. Brasil
Aug 19, 1965 - Feb 17, 2024
Joseph L. Brasil of Sanger, CA passed away February 17, 2024. He was 58 years old.He is survived by his loving wife Heather of 28 years, son Joseph, grandson Aayden, his mother Maria, step-father Tony and mother in law Wanda. He was preceded in death by his father Tony, and father in-law Bobby. He was loved by his siblings Tony, Rosemary and Maria. He will also be missed by his brother in laws Buddy, Arthur, Michael along with sister in law Bobbi. He was a proud uncle of many nieces and nephews.He immigrated from Portugal in 1973 at the age of 7. Joe was a die hard Raider and A’s fan. He was a proud Portuguese American who loved his country and enjoyed talking politics. He loved working in his garden, taking walks and going to the beach. He was a commercial driver for most of his career and loved helping people.He was known for his daily FaceTime with his family and silly group texts. He had the biggest heart and loved his family and animals. He will be forever missed.
Maria de la Luz Acosta
Jan 19, 1929 - Feb 13, 2024
It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Maria de la Luz Acosta, who passed away on February 13th, 2024, at the age of 95 years.Maria was born in Mexico on January 19th, 1929. She married her husband, Lino Acosta, in 1946 and made their home in Sanger, Ca. Together, they happily raised four children. Maria is survived by her children, daughter Maria and spouse Jose, daughter Francisca and spouse Patricio, son Juan, and son Javier and spouse Alice, five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four siblings. Maria was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Lino Acosta.Maria was known for her strong faith, contagious laughter, and thoughtful nature. She always looked out for her family as well as her friends and neighbors.
Apr 26, 1958 - Feb 08, 2024
Leslie Stover was born in Sanger on April 26th, 1958 to Anna and Henry Stover. She leaves behind sister Sandra Powers and husband Stanley a brother, Steve Wade and wife Charlotte and brother, Bruce Stover. Also her Uncle Leon four nephews and many cousins.We moved to Fresno in 1963 where Leslie attended school. Leslie started attending the Arc program for special needs took a bus to Kerman for more than forty plus years. Leslie looked forward to the program every day. Leslie enjoyed coloring pictures, going shopping at DDs discount to buy her baby Danny's clothes. She enjoyed going camping and collecting white rocks on the beach.Leslie was very kind hearted and was quick to tell you, you look nice. Leslie loved Jesus and would pray for Jesus to put His hands on you for healing when you were sick.Leslie was cared for by brother Bruce Stover through the week and sister on weekends since our mother passed in 2014. She was very loved and will be missed
Arnold Crescencio Torres
Aug 10, 1966 - Feb 08, 2024
Arnold Crescencio Torres of Sanger, California passed away on February 8, 2024. He was 57 years old. He is survived by two siblings, a brother-in-law, 3 nephews and a niece: Peter Torres of San Jose with Ryan; and Laurie and Martin Woelk of Wiehl, Germany with Tristan, Christina and Richard. He is preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Maria Torres. In 1991 he graduated from California State University of Fresno with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a field engineer with PG&E and worked there the past 14 years. He was also an active member of the Latino Employee Resource Group. He had a passion for dancing, Tejano music and loved his dogs. He will be buried alongside his mother at the Sanger Cemetery.
Jun 08, 1978 - Feb 02, 2024
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Feb 24, 1926 - Feb 04, 2024
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