Death Notices

Obituaries for Thursday, March 3

BANDA — Margarita G. Banda, 95, of San Joaquin died Feb. 25. She was a nutritionist. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. March 3 at Palm Memorial Kerman Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 3 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. March 4 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. March 4 at Fresno Memorial Gardens.

BUCKMAN — Wilma Marian Buckman, 90, of Fowler died Feb. 29. She was a retired registered nurse for Selma District Hospital. Graveside: 10 a.m. March 7 at Fowler Cemetery District. Celebration of Life: 1:30 p.m. March 6 at Fowler Presbyterian Church. Remembrance: Fowler Presbyterian Church, 408 E. Merced St., Fowler, CA 93625. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

DE SANTOYO — Enedina Gallegos De Santoyo, 86, of Lindsay died Feb. 27. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 3 at Myers Chapel in Porterville. Rosary: 7 p.m. March 3 at the funeral home. Mass: 10 a.m. March 4 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

DODD — Jimmie Joe Dodd, 70, of Clovis died Feb. 23. He was a construction worker. No services will be held. Arrangements: Dopkins Chapel.

FARNSWORTH — Candice Lee Farnsworth, 64, of Fresno died Feb. 22. She was a bartender. No services will be held. Arrangements: Nova Cremation Service.

FLORES — Albert Garcia Flores, 95, of Fresno died Feb. 22. He was a retired library storekeeper for the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. March 4 at Jay Chapel. Graveside: 9:30 a.m. March 5 at Arbor Vitae Cemetery.

GOMEZ — Alberto Gomez, 69, of Orosi died Feb. 27. He was a farm laborer. Rosary: 11 a.m. March 4 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Graveside: 1 p.m. March 4 at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Arrangements: Dopkins Chapel.

JEFFERSON — Orlando Rafael Jefferson, 42, of Fresno died Feb. 25. Visitation: 9:30 to 11 a.m. March 5 at Westside Tabernacle. Service: 11 a.m. March 5 at the church. Arrangements: Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel.

LEES-WATSON — Alice Marie Lees-Watson, 81, of Fresno died Feb. 29. She was a homemaker. Service: 5 p.m. March 4 at Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel.

MENDOZA — Rita J. Mendoza, 63, of Porterville died Feb. 29. She was an administrative assistant. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. March 6 at Myers Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 6 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. March 7 at Holy Cross Church.

MIYAKE — Betty Tazue Miyake, 90, of Caruthers died Feb. 27. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 5 at Lisle Funeral Home. Service: 2 p.m. March 6 at the funeral home.

RAMIREZ — Nicolasa Ramirez, 94, of Selma died Feb. 29. She was a packer for a food company. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Rosary: 12:30 p.m. March 3 at the church. Mass: 1 p.m. March 3 at the church. Arrangements: Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel.

RIOS ORTIS — Mateo Rios Ortis, 42, of Selma died Feb. 24. He was a farmworker. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. March 4 at Reade and Sons Chapel. Services to be held at a later date.

SCHLOTTHAUER — Robert Edward Schlotthauer, 91, of Fresno died Feb. 27. He was a retired owner of Willard Lumber and Supply. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. March 5 at Stephens and Bean Funeral Chapel. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. March 5 at Belmont Memorial Park. Remembrance: Donor’s favorite charity.

VIRAMONTEZ — Graciela Viramontez, 84, of Fresno died Feb. 24. She was a farm laborer. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. March 4 at Palm Memorial Kerman Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. March 4 at the funeral home. Mass: 11 a.m. March 5 at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Graveside: 12:30 p.m. March 5 at Golden Sunset Memorial Park.

WELLS — Lorene Freeda Wells, 90, of Fresno died Feb. 29. She was a butcher for 10 years. Rosary: 4 p.m. March 6 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Mass: 11 a.m. March 7 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Guadalupe Chapel.

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