July 1918 – January 2010
Hazel Loring, 91, of Turlock, passed away at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on January 28th. She was born in 1918 in Mendota, Illinois to Bert and Nellie Belle McCormick Chandler. She married Arthur Loring in June of 1935 in Illinois. They were married 59 years before he passed away in 1994. Hazel was also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother: Ruth, Dorothy, and Eldon Chandler.
Hazel is survived by two daughters: Karen Loring of Sacramento and Sherry (Terry) Wagner of Turlock; Granddaughters: Debbie (Steve) Vierhus of Coalinga, Cheryl Fondse of Ripon, Laurie Metzker of Elk Grove; Grandsons: Mike and Brian Immoos of Elk Grove; Great Granddaughters: Kristin Cornelsen of Fresno, Holly (Rob) Amson of Fresno, Stefanie Vierhus of Coalinga, and Desiray Immoos of Elk Grove; and a Great Great Granddaughter: Madelynn Amson.
In the early years Hazel worked for the DMV and enjoyed being a housewife. During their 59 years of marriage, she and her husband enjoyed square dancing with the Ceres Twisters where they made many longtime friends. They loved spending time at their cabin near Bear Valley, fishing at Lake Alpine, and spending winters in Arizona with friends. She lived in Modesto until moving to Turlock in 1999.
Remembrances in her honor may be made to Turlock Salvation Army, PO Box 3576, Turlock, CA 95381 or Hospice of Emanuel, 825 Delbon Avenue, Turlock, CA 95382. A funeral service will be held to honor Hazel at Allen Mortuary at 10:00am on Friday, February 5th.