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A liberal religious voice in the Central
Valley since 1953.
These are micro-biographies, paying special note to volunteer organizations whose
purpose reflects the principles of our denomination. We also have
Why I Joined the UUF of SC, by our members.
[Ed. note: We have
members; this is just a sample. Getting them to list their honors was like
pulling eye teeth, too.]
Wife, mother of two boys, chiropractor and college teacher by
profession, La Leche League Leader, clergy in Earth-based spirituality,
artist, composer, ceremonialist.
Wife with two outstanding daughters; Peace Corps Volunteer,
Thailand, 1972-75; formerly childbirth educator, Girl Scout Executive
Staff member, and now a custom decorator. Plays string bass in several
orchestras; loves cooking, reading, quilting and needlework.
Architect, CAD designer/illustrator, builder,
history buff, WWII Re-enactor.
Zen meditator, massage practitioner, CPA, closet pagan.
Father, husband, therapist, business owner, semi-professional
Martin J. Zonligt
Curriculum Chair, MICL (Modesto Institute for Continuing Learning),
retired reference librarian, Sierra Club activist.
[Martin passed on in 2012, but he is with us in spirit.]
Retired state worker, past president of NOW, People for Choice
and Women's Network. Named one of ten Outstanding Women of
Stanislaus County, 1987. Loves to dance.
volunteered for the Marine Corps in World War II. He flew over 80 missions
and earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses before he was old enough to vote,
flying a Grumman Hellcat in a night fighter squadron in the South Pacific.
The Korean War broke out when he was in law school. Recalled to service, he flew
about 20 missions in his F4U Corsair when he was shot down by ground fire over
North Korea. That earned him a Purple Heart and 29 months in a POW camp.
Repatriated, he finished law school and became a Unitarian, following his lovely
wife, Mariesta, a life-long Unitarian.
[Paul passed on in 2009, but he is with us in spirit.]
Children's librarian, past president of Stanislaus NOW and
Oakdale AAUW. Named one of ten Outstanding Women of Stanislaus
Mentor, Host Program, Turlock; Secretary/Treasurer Post Polio Group;
"Man Friday", Oakdale Public Library; Secretary, Oakdale Lions Club;
Oakdale Citizen of the Year, 2002; retired geophysicist.
Gardener, amateur house restoration, food scientist.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stanislaus County
2172 Kiernan Avenue
Modesto, California See a map
We have no mail service on Kiernan;
PO Box 1000
Salida, CA 95368
We are a liberal church and the only UU congregation in Stanislaus county.
We serve Ceres, Denair, Escalon, Hickman, Hughson, Keyes, Manteca, Modesto,
Oakdale, Patterson, Ripon, Riverbank, Salida, Turlock and Waterford.
We welcome Agnostics, Atheists, Buddhists, Christians, Deists, Free-thinkers,
Humanists, Jews, Pagans, Theists, Wiccans, and those who seek their own spiritual
path. We welcome people without regard to race, physical ability, ethnicity or