CORTEZ – Palemon Cortez, 84, of Porterville died April 26. He was an irrigation laborer. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. April 29 at Myers Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. April 29 at the funeral home.
FAUBEL – Viola Virginia Faubel, 78, of Woodlake died April 23. She was a co-business owner. Memorial: 2 p.m. May 12 at Woodlake Veterans Memorial Building. Remembrances: Rotary International of Woodlake, P.O. Box 501, Woodlake, CA 93286 or Camp Zap Youth Foundation, P.O. Box 4051, Visalia, CA 93278. Arrangements: Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.
HENSLEY – E.J. Hensley, 83, of Lemon Cove died April 21. He was a heavy equipment operator. No services will be held. Arrangements: Smith Family Chapel in Exeter.
HULL – William R. Hull, 72, of Clovis died April 12. He was a retired pilot. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. April 30 at Clovis Funeral Chapel. Remembrances: Addicott Elementary School at McLane High School, 2727 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA 93703 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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LENZ – Herman L. Lenz, 76, of Fresno died April 3. He was a maintenance worker for Fashion Fair Mall. Memorial: 2 p.m. April 30 at residence: 5551 E. Swift Ave. Arrangements: Affordable Direct Cremations.
NICHOLSON – Chester Edward Nicholson, 91, of Fresno died April 25. He was a floor installer for Fresno Unified School District for 45 years. Graveside: 10:30 a.m. May 2 at Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.
PIPE – Audree Louise Pipe, 61, of Visalia died April 22. She was a teacher. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. April 29 at the Pipe residence. Arrangements: Hadley-Marcom Funeral Chapel.
PIRA – Eva Marie Pira, 84, of Madera died April 26. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. April 28 at Jay Chapel. Rosary: 10 a.m. April 29 at the funeral home. Service: 11 a.m. April 29 at the funeral home. Burial: Noon April 29 at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Remembrances: National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Northern California, 1700 Owens St., Suite 190, San Francisco, CA 94158; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern California Chapter, 455 Market St., Suite 1190, San Francisco, CA 94105; donor’s favorite charity.
RIOS – Stella Marta Rios, 68, of Madera died April 24. She was a cannery sorter. Memorial: Noon April 30 at The River Worship Center in Madera. Arrangements: Smith Manor Grace Chapel.
RITTER – Dennis Wayne Ritter, 63, of Fresno died April 26. He was a supervisor. Memorial: 4 p.m. April 29 at Sunnyside Health and Tennis Club. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.
SANTILLON – Ascencion Aurora Santillon, 87, of Porterville died April 25. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. May 1 at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. May 1 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. May 2 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church.
WASHINGTON – Margene Washington, 73, of Tulare died April 18. She was a cook. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. April 28 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home. Service: 10 a.m. April 29 at House of Love COGIC.
WOODARD – Bertha Woodard, 73, of Auberry died April 25. She was a cook at Clovis Unified School District for 11 years. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 30 at Boice Funeral Home in Clovis. Graveside: 10 a.m. May 2 at Clovis Cemetery. Remembrance: Hinds Hospice Home Services, 2490 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711.