July 1920 – Jan 2010
Nova Menzies, 89, was born to Robert and Mary Wattle in Caruthersville, MO. They moved to Indio, CA after World War II and soon they moved on to Turlock. Nova worked in the food service industry and at a local doughnut shop for years. In 1976 she married Vernon Menzies and together they worked long days 6 days a week to keep the Penguin Ice Cream Company going. They traveled around in their own plane when they were able to take breaks from their work schedule. They belonged to the Turlock VFW.
Nova is predeceased by her beloved husband Vernon. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at Allen Mortuary on Thursday, January 7th at 3pm followed by a private inurnment at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary.