Mar. 25, 1910 Turlock Stanislaus County California, USA
Nov. 4, 1995 Turlock Stanislaus County California, USA
Modesto Bee, The (CA) Sunday, November 5, 1995
Leslie A. Baptista Sr., 85, of Hilmar died Saturday at Brandel Manor of Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock.
Mr. Baptista was a native of Turlock. He had lived in the Hilmar and Stevinson area since 1928. He was a dairyman. He was a member and a former chief of the Stevinson Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of St.Mary's Catholic Church, as well as SES.
He is survived by his wife, Viola; children, Les Jr. and Lewis Baptista, Linda Oliveira and Lorraine Frontella; a brother, Tony B. Silva; a sister, Rose Machado; and 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Allen Mortuary. A Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Stevinson. Private burial will be at Sunnyside Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 9 PM Tuesday at the mortuary.