Obituaries: Dec. 7, 2023
By Mid Valley Times Staff
4:43 am,
December 7, 2023
Richard F. Cantu

Richard F. Cantu of Sanger, died on Nov. 24, 2023. He was 65 years old. Visitation will be held on Friday, Dec. 15, 2023 at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at Sanger Apostolic Church. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Ubaldo Delgadillo Cervantes

Ubaldo Delgadillo Cervantes of Orosi, died on Nov. 19, 2023. He was 72 years old. He was a foreman. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home in Dinuba. A funeral Mass will be on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cutler with interment at Smith Mountain Cemetery. He is survived by his spouse, Janie Flores, one son, two daughters, six sisters, four brothers, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mike S. Franco

Mike S. Franco of Orosi, died on Nov. 12, 2023. He was 60 years old. He was a general laborer. A celebration of life will take place on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home in Dinuba. He is survived by his wife, Cathy Franco, one son and one sister. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Little

Dorothy Little of Bakersfield, died on Nov. 22, 2023. She was 97 years old. Mrs. Little was a court clerk. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 at 9 a.m. at Smith Mountain Cemetery in Dinuba. She is survived by her three sons, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lillian Blanche Masaoka

Lillian Blanche Masaoka of Sanger, died on Nov. 26, 2023. She was 81 years old. A funeral service will be on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jose A. Meza

Jose A. Meza of Sanger, died on Nov. 24, 2023. He was 80 years old. A funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Hector Pacheco

Hector Pacheco of Fresno, died on Nov. 24, 2023. He was 61 years old. Visitation will take place on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. with a Rosary said at 6 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be on Friday, Dec. 22, 2023 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Doris Lucille Stark

Doris Lucille Stark of Fresno, died on Dec. 3, 2023. She was 88 years old. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 at 1 p.m. at the Fowler Cemetery District. Wallin’s Fowler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Johnnie Togioka

Johnnie Togioka of Dinuba, died on Nov. 23, 2023. He was 94 years old. Mr. Togioka was a farmer. Viewing will be on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel. A church service will take place on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 at 1 p.m. at Reedley Buddhist Church with a graveside to be held on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 at 1 p.m. at the Reedley Cemetery. He is survived by his two daughters. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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