Cheryl Danielle Lester

Cheryl Danielle Lester

June 1952 ~ October 2020

Cheryl Lester, 68 of Turlock, passed away. She was born to Howard and Jean Lott. Cheryl enjoyed playing bingo, going to Las Vegas, Santa Cruz, Universal Studios, attending church, and going to the movies, all of which she loved doing with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband Michael; children Jerry and Joey (Saundra) Papulias; grandchildren Saphira, Elizabeth, Aiden and Sydnee; siblings Diane and Mary Ann Lott,  Dixie Oates, Chuck and Lucky Crane; niece Teresa (Don) Ellerd and their children Daniel and Rebekah. Other extended family members that will deeply miss her are Katrina and Stephanie Oates, Cheryl Rosa, Jeff Kendrick, Stephen Edgmond, Ronny Tyson, Rodney Raposa Jr., Gary Laugen, George Cardoza, Tony Lopes, Kevin Samora, Crystal Grishkin, Crystal Climer, Michel and Michael Jr., Jacob Lester, and Christine Delong.

Private services are being held. For information please contact the family.

Please share your memories and condolences below.


  • Stephanie Nunez November 14, 2020 11:11 pm

    You will be deeply missed Aunt Cher. You were such an inspiration to so many including myself. I will always love you and you will always be missed.

  • Rosetta M Carter November 15, 2020 4:44 am

    My deepest condolences to the entire family

  • Linda skains November 15, 2020 3:41 pm

    Cheryl you were the most amazing lady and a very special friend. May you forever dance with the angels. I love you

  • Crystel Climer November 15, 2020 3:45 pm

    Mom i know I was not one of your biological children but you loved me and treated me like I was. I’ll never forget your beautiful smile and your amazing hugs. You had the biggest heart. I pray to be at least half the woman you were! Thank you for blessing my life and loving me like you did.

  • Michelle lester November 16, 2020 1:08 am

    I want you to know how much I loved you!the mother my mom never wasthank you for all the you calmed my fears andwiped my tears and being there for me and everyone else I will miss you so much but I k ow I will see you once again mom

  • Dixie L Oates November 18, 2020 4:41 pm

    You Where my sister from the1st day we met in high school. I miss you so much, You are my Big sister and my confidant you are surely missed every day. Now you are up there playing pinochle with dad and mom and Vicky And I know you have all of your animals with you. I love you Soo

  • Candie Young November 18, 2020 9:32 pm

    I met you as a tenant but soon after felt we became friends as we shared many conversations with each other. You were a great person with a big heart and I will miss and remember you always.

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