Obituaries: April 11, 2024
By Mid Valley Times Staff
6:46 am,
April 11, 2024
Imelda Bautista Alvarez 

Imelda Bautista Alvarez of Sanger, died on Monday, April 1, 2024. She was 71 years old. Mrs. Alvarez was a packing house worker. Visitations will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church at 5 p.m. with a Rosary at 6 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. followed by a graveside service at Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Donna Mary Boston

Donna Mary Boston of Orange Cove, died on Monday, April 1, 2024. She was 79 years old. A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Joanne Brannan 

Joanne Brannan, died on Friday, March 29, 2024. She was 56 years old. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kristy Crum

Kristy Crum of Clovis died at the age of 40. Mrs. Crum was a housing coordinator. A memorial service was held Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Filiberto Perez Gonzalez 

Filiberto Perez Gonzalez of Lemoore and Sanger, died on Thursday, March 21, 2024. He was 72 years old. Mr. Gonzalez was a farm laborer. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Wallin’s Funeral Home in Sanger at 5 p.m. with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 5:30 p.m. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Donna Hamilton 

Donna Hamilton, of Elk Grove, died on Monday, March 11, 2024. She was 91 years old. She is survived by her husband, Dick Hamilton, her four children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A celebration of life will be held on June 1, 2024, at 3 p.m. at the Porter Fieldhouse at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia. Interment will be at Smith Mountain Cemetery in Dinuba.

Maria Consuelo Iniguez 

Maria Consuelo Iniguez of Sanger, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. She was 74 years old. A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 19, 2024, at 10 a.m. at Saint Helen’s Catholic Church in Fresno, followed by a burial at the Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Carole Jackson 

Carole Jackson of Reedley, died on Monday, April 1, 2024. She was 86 years old. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Jim McNerney

Jim McNerney, of Reedley died on Friday, March 29, 2024. He was 92 years old. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Sergio Medina 

Sergio Medina, of Orange Cove, died on Monday, March 25, 2024. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., a prayer service will occur from 10:30 to 11 a.m. and a funeral service from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cutler. A committal service will take place from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Hector Mejia

Hector Mejia of Sanger, died on Saturday, March 30, 2024. He was 66 years old. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 10 a.m. at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church followed by the burial at the Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Gary H. Mimura

Dr. Gary H. Mimura, MD, of Reedley died on March 5, 2024, in Reedley. He was 78 years old. 

Gary H. Mimura

Dr. Mimura worked as a doctor and practiced medicine for 42 years in Dinuba, Calif. 

He was preceded in death by his father Ted, in 2001, and his mother Kay, in 2013, and his baby brother, in 1952. 

Dr. Mimura is survived by his wife, Bernadette, of Reedley; three children, Christopher Mimura and his wife, Melinda, of Fowler; Tritia Hirayama and her husband, Bryan, of Tulare; and Bryan Mimura and his wife, Stacie, of Fresno; and seven grandchildren, Zachary and Garrett Mimura, Kiano, Kai, and Kinen Hirayama and Logan and Reese Mimura. 

Celebration of life service is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Redeemers Church in Reedley, California. 

Dopkins Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please make donations, in memory of Dr. Gary Mimura, to Sierra View Homes or the American Cancer Society.

Maricela Marie Navarro

Maricela Marie Navarro of West Point, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. She was 32 years old. Ms. Navarro was a service representative. Visitations will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 10 a.m. Services will start at 11 a.m. at Christian Worship Center. Graveside will be at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Ms. Navarro is survived by one son, one daughter, both parents, one brother, and three sisters. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Randal C. Olson

Randal C. Olson of Sanger, died on Thursday, April 4, 2024. He was 70 years old. Mr. Olson was the owner of an auto body shop. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. A graveside service will take place on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements..

Manuel Pacheco

Manuel Pacheco of Riverdale, died on Sunday, March 31, 2024. He was 76 years old. Mr. Pacheco was a farm laborer. Visitations will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2024. From 4 to 7 p.m. at Wallin’s Riverdale Funeral Home. Rosary will start at 6 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church in Riverdale at 10 a.m. followed by a graveside service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Laton. Wallin’s Riverdale Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jennie Perez

Jennie Perez of Sanger, died on Thursday, April 4, 2024. She was 96 years old. Mrs. Perez was a homemaker. A Rosary will be recited Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 12 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. A graveside service will follow at the Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Frank Rogalsky

Frank Rogalsky, died on Sunday, March 31, 2024. He was 91 years old. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Doris Runyan 

Doris Runyan of Dinuba, died on Thursday, March 28, 2024. She was 91 years old. Visitations will be held on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 9 a.m. at the Reedley Cemetery District. She is preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Runyan. She is survived by her two daughter, two stepdaughters, 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Jose Manuel Martin Solorzano

Jose Manuel Martin Solorzano of Dinuba, died on Sunday, March 24, 2024. He was 77 years old. Mr. Solorzano was a manager. Visitations will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 6 p.m. at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home in Dinuba. A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 12, 2024, at St. Catherin’s Catholic Church in Dinuba at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Mr. Solorzano is survived by his wife, Hilda Martin, two sons, and three sisters. Sterling & Smith Dinuba Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jose Topoozian

Jose Topoozian of Selma, died on Thursday, March 28, 2024. He was 99 years old. Mr. Topoozian was a farmer. A funeral Mass was held on Monday, April 8, 2024. Wallin’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Corrina Esther Verdin

Corrina Esther Verdin of Dinuba, died on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. She was 75 years old. Mrs. Verdin was a clerk. Visitations will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church at 10 a.m., Rosary will start at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment will be held at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Mrs. Verdin is survived by her husband, John Verdin, one daughter, two sons, two grandchildren, and three brothers. Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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