Aleta McGlothin(1934 - 2014)

Aleta M. (Miller) (Check) McGlothin
June 13, 1934 - Janurary 24, 2014
Aleta McGlothin was born in San Antonia, TX & was very proud of that. Aleta passed away peacefully at home battling cancer. Aleta came to California in 1946 settling in the Beachwood area. She married John E. Miller. She was a devoted mother & homemaker who loved her kid's. She later moved to Atwater & Married Sven Lee Check. Lee was an Atwater Police officer for 12 years & Aleta enjoyed being involved in Police Officer's Wive's Auxiliary. She enjoyed being in an antique study group & collecting old bottles. Aleta helped Lee with a pool business then managed apartments. She later worked at Wood Fruit Co. She enjoyed camping on the beach, deep sea fishing & the ocean. She & Lee also liked to take the kids gold panning. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile & pretty blue eyes. She loved her ice tea. 
Aleta was preceded in death by her son; David Miller, brothers; Charles McGlothin, Roger McGlothin & Stanley McGlothin, sisters; Kay McGlothin Wheelwright & Wanda McGlothin Kackley. She is survived by her sister; Barbara McGlothin Sewald-Sauer of Chico. Surviving sons & daughters; Andrew Miller of Winton, Gary Miller of Atwater, Gene Miller of Jackson, Janet Miller-Browning of Atwater, Donald Check, Lisa Check Herrington & Eric Check of Merced. Numerous grand children & great grand children that she loved. 
Arrangments for cremation were made through Wilson Funeral home & a service for family & friends will be today at 3:30 p.m. in Cypress Garden, Winton Cemetary, Winton, CA. 

Published in Merced Sun Star on Jan. 31, 2014