Obituaries: Feb. 15, 2014
By Mid Valley Times Staff
4:34 am,
February 15, 2024
Pedro “Pete” F. Cano

Pedro “Pete” F. Cano of Parlier, died on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. He was 74 years old. Visitations will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 at Wallin’s Parlier Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Rosary will follow at 6 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Parlier followed by a burial at Parlier Cemetery. Wallin’s Parlier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Conrad Davis

Conrad Davis of Sanger, died on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2024. He was 82 years old. Mr. Davis was a truck driver. Visitations will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Wallin’s Funeral Home followed by his burial at Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Maribel Erebia

Maribel Erebia of Parlier, died on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. She was 55 years old. Mrs. Erebia was a laborer. Visitations will be held on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Parlier Funeral Home. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. a funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Parlier. Wallin’s Parlier Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Henry Ruben Fierro

Henry Ruben Fierro of Sanger, died on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023. He was 82 years old. Henry was employed at Sanger Telephone Company from 1959 to 1982 and Sequoia Community Bank from 1982 to 1987. May he rest in peace.

Fannie Garcia

Fannie Garcia of Cambria, died on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024. She was 99 years old. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 at 1 p.m. at Selma Cemetery. Farewell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John Monte Kirkman 
John Monte Kirkman

John Kirkman, died in Visalia on Jan. 16, 2024. He died peacefully at his home. 

He was a former teacher at Kings Canyon Unified School District in Reedley. John met and married Judy Burk of Squaw Valley while attending Reedley College. 

John is survived by Judy, their children; Suzanne Fitch, Rob Kirkman and Guerdon “Kirk” Kirkman, grandchildren; Ashley Bemis, Bobby Kirkman, Malachi Kirkman, Madison Kirkman, Samantha Jones, Daniel Jones and six great-grandchildren. John was preceded in death by grandson, Christopher Bemis. 

John loved teaching and enjoyed seeing his class progress in both academics and self-confidence. He also loved our Sierra mountains often hiking and fishing its streams and rivers. John and Judy were avid fans of Fresno State Bulldogs and often traveled with Judy’s aunt Erma Humason Radtke and husband Roger Radtke as they followed the team wherever it went. Throughout his high school and college years, John was a skilled athlete receiving a scholarship in football as he graduated from Mount Whitney High School. 

John chose to not have a funeral service. Instead, he wants his friends and family to remember him fondly and with laughter as they recall some of his best jokes. 

Adrian Lopez

Adrian Lopez of Clovis, died on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024. He was 45 years old. Mr. Lopez was a manager. Visitation was held on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Shizue May Mukai

Shizue May Mukai of Fowler, died on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024. She was 98 years old. Mrs. Mukai was a homemaker. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 at 2 p.m. at Buddhist Temple in Fowler. Wallin’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gloria R. Pecina

Gloria R. Pecina of Sanger, died on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. She was 75 years old. Visitations will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Bethel Church in Sanger. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Anthony Rene Perez 

Anthony Rene Perez of Fowler, died on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024. He was 52 years old. A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Saint Lucy Catholic Church in Fowler. Wallin’s Fowler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Guadalupe Sanchez 

Guadalupe Sanchez of Visalia, died on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. He was 67 years old. Mr. Sanchez was a technician. A funeral Mass was held on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. He is survived by one son, one daughter, and seven grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Dinuba is in charge of arrangements.

Arnold C. Torres
Arnold C. Torres
1966–2024

Arnold Crescencio Torres of Sanger, California passed away on Feb. 8, 2024. He was 57 years old. He is survived by two siblings, a brother-in-law, three 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. 

See the website of Wallin Funeral Home in Sanger for funeral services. He will be buried alongside his mother at the Sanger Cemetery.

Leslie Suleima Vargas 

Leslie Suleima Vargas of Orosi, died on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024. Ms. Vargas was a supervisor. A funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. She is survived by her parents, six sons and six brothers. Sterling & Smith Dinuba Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dominga Zamora 

Dominga Zamora of Sanger, died on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. She was 96 years old. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Wallin’s Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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