Obituary of Walter Perreira Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Family Funeral Home

Walter Perreira was born October 8, 1932, in Pahoa, Hawaii. He was the fourth eldest child of Manuel and Emelia Perreira. When Walter was 14 years old, he moved to Hollister with his parents and 7 siblings; Ernest, Elias, Edward, Adeline, Gilbert, Caroline, and Lorraine.. Walter graduated from San Benito High School in 1951, where he had started dating Betty Jane Deri. On July 24,

Obituary of Laura Ann Lopez Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Family Funeral Home

Laura M. Lopez passed away on January 5, 2023, at the age of 64 in Hollister, CA, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Laura was born in Watsonville, CA, to Daniel and Susan Mesa on February 8, 1958. She grew up in San Juan Bautista where she attended grammar school. She then went to San Benito High School where she graduated in 1976.

William “Billy” King

It is with a heavy heart that the Martinez-King family announce the passing of our beloved William “Billy” King. Born in Oakland, South County became his home in 1975. In the mid 70’s Billy joined South County Alternatives, (The Owl) as a substance abuse counselor and later became… Read More Read More 

Helen Rose Dietderich (Rezendes)

Helen Rose Dietderich (nee Rezendes), 93, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at The Village at Sydney Creek in San Luis Obispo. Helen was born on August 8, 1928, in Hollister California, where she graduated from San Benito County High school and was Queen for the Portuguese Festival… Read More Read More 

Jovanna Lee Willis

Jovanna Lee Willis passed away peacefully on October 22, 2022, at 60 years old, in San Juaquin County.  Jovanna was born December 9, 1961, in San Jose, California, and grew up in Gilroy, California.  She graduated from Gilroy High School.  To those who knew her, Jovanna was a mother, a grandmother, a sister, and a Read More 

Obituary for Fleta Mae Andrade at Eddington Funeral Services

Fleta Mae Andrade, 85 of King City passed away peacefully on Friday, November 25, 2022 with her family by her side. She was born in Hollister at her grandmother, Annie Vanettis home. She was raised on the Vanetti Ranch in San Benito County. She attended Jefferson and Bitterwater Schools and Read More 

Obituary of Lorenzo Alvarez Martinez Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Family Funeral Home

Lorenzo Alvarez Martinez was born on August 10, 1927, in Tlacotepec Oaxaca, Mexico. Orphaned at the age of 5 years old and claimed by no family, and given no opportunity for formal education, he continually strived for more. At the age of 12, he trained to be a barber and eventually opened his own barbershop La Peluqueria Zaragoza. The trade would also become his life’s

Obituary of Robert Lee Postigo Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Family Funeral Home

Robert AKA “, Grandpa Postigo, Baba and Number 1 Hammer” Postigo 69, of Hollister, Ca. passed away on October 6, 2022, at his home surrounded by people he loved after his journey with cancer. Robert was born October 8, 1952, to Joe and Anne Postigo. He attended local schools, Gavilan College, and went on to obtain his degree from Chico State. Robert came back to

Obituary of Emma Louise Greer Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Family Funeral Home

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Emma Louise Greer, a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother on October 19, 2022. She was 75 years young. Louise(as everyone knew her) was born in Wasco, California on July 17, 1947, to George and Robbie Dotson. She came to live in Hollister, California at the age of six weeks. Louise attended local schools and