Mrs. Bianculina T. Saude, age 93 "Entered into Rest" on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Los Banos. Mrs. Saude was a resident of Los Banos, CA and a homemaker for 73 years. In 1925 her and her late parents Zeferino and Bianculina Teixeira moved to Praia de Vitoria, Terceira, Azores. In 1940 she returned to the United States and settled in Tracy, CA where she met the love of her life, her late husband John Saude and they were married for 71 years until his passing in January 2011. After their marriage, they moved to Castroville, CA then to Santa Nella, where her and her husband had a dairy business. Then they moved to Los Banos and has lived there for 54 years. She was a member of S.P.R.S.I. Co. 66, Luso-American Fraternal Federation Co. 21 and P.F.S.A. Co. 21 all of Los Banos.
Mrs. Saude enjoyed traveling and spending time with family. Survivors: Her Daughter, Fernanda Saude and spouse Carol Novak of Merced; Sister – Alzira Borges of Sunnyvale; Three Grandchildren – Paul Jacobs of New York City, New York, Adam Jacobs and his wife Maceo of Oakland, CA and Cybelle Jacobs of Glendale, CA; and Three Great Grandchildren – Ella, Omar and Azelea Jacobs all of Oakland.
Visitation – Saturday, May 24, 2014 starting at 8:00 a.m. until the Rosary at 9:00 a.m. at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel, 286 W. Main St., Turlock. Funeral Mass – will be held on Saturday, May 24th at "Our Lady of Assumption" Catholic Church, 2602 S. Walnut Rd., Turlock. Interment will be held on Tuesday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Los Banos Cemetery District, 16575 S. Center Ave., Los Banos.
Arrangements are under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock (209) 634-4904. www.whitehurstnortondiasfunerals.com