Obituaries: April 25, 2024
By Mid Valley Times Staff
5:50 am,
April 25, 2024
Juliana R. Alvarez

We sadly announce the passing of Juliana R. Alvarez, of Dinuba, Calif. on April 13, 2024. 

The time has come for Juliana who has always cared for others first, to be at peace and rest with God and all of her loved ones that have gone home before her. 

Juliana, or Julia as many knew her, was born to Manuel and Brijida Rodriguez on Jan. 7, 1940, in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She spent most of her life in Tulare County, residing in Midway-Orosi and starting her own family in Dinuba, Calif. She came from a large family, and married into a large family, so family was everything to her. 

Julia is survived by her husband, Gregorio Alvarez, of Sultana, Calif. May 1 would have been the couple’s 59th wedding anniversary. Her eldest son, Raul Alvarez, preceded her into heaven in Feb. 2020. She is survived by her son Joseph (Patty) and daughter Alicia (Keith) and her grandchildren, Raul Jr. (Nieves), Sarah, Abby, Brandon, and Liam. She also had seven great-grandchildren. 

She is survived by her siblings; Mercy, Raymond (Margaret), Daniel, and Abel (Yolanda), as well as numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. The siblings she is joining in heaven are Macario, Emma, and Adolfo.  

Julia lived a wonderful 84 years on this earth, surrounded by friends, family and loved ones. She will be missed greatly.

Dolph Robert Beasley 

Dolph Robert Beasley, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2024, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel in Kingsburg. Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel Kingsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Rodger E. Crowley

Rodger E. Crowley of Fresno, died on Thursday, April 11, 2024. He was 83 years old. Mr. Crowley was a loan officer. A service was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. Wallin’s Fowler Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Doris Dowler 

Doris Dowler, died on Saturday, April 6, 2024. She was 90 years old. Funeral services were provided by Sterling & Smith Funeral Home in Dinuba.

Mary E. Almond Lopez

A memorial service for Mary E. Almond Lopez, of Reedley, will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Eagles Lodge in Reedley. Those who wish to pay their respects are welcomed by the family..

Linda Lowe

Linda Lowe, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel in Kingsburg. Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel in Kingsburg is in charge of arrangements. 

Maria Guadalupe Meza 

Maria Guadalupe Meza, of Sanger, died on Monday, April 22, 2024. She was 83 years old. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a Rosary said at 6 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 12 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger with interment at the Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel in Kingsburg. Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel in Kingsburg is in charge of arrangements.

David Peters

David Peters, of Kingsburg, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. He was 82 years old. Mr. Peters was a farmer and teacher. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the California Armenian Home in Fresno. He is survived by his wife, Roselle Peters, his three children, 12 grandchildren and one sister. Salser & Dillard Creighton Chapel Kingsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Consuelo “Connie” Y. Rodriguez

Consuelo “Connie” Y. Rodriguez of Sanger, died on Thursday, April 4, 2024. She was 69 years old. Mrs. Rodriguez was a customer service representative. Services will be held on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Bethel Church in Sanger at 5:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at Bethel Church in Sanger at 10 a.m. followed by a graveside service at Sanger Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Susan Soria

Susan Soria of Dinuba, died on Thursday, April 4, 2024. She was 62 years old. Mrs. Soria was a caregiver. Visitations will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sterling & Smith Dinuba Funeral Home. Graveside will follow at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Mrs. Soria is survived by one son, one daughter, two brothers, three sisters and six grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Dinuba Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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