Obituary: Mary Kaminski
Services were held Saturday for Mary Beth Kaminski of Ceres, who passed away Aug. 23.
She was 29.
Ms. Kaminski was a native of Santa Clara.
She moved to Crows Landing as a fifth-grader, and a year later moved to Newman. She was a 2000 graduate of Orestimba High School.
She excelled in academics and was an accomplished, dedicated musician who twice qualified for the state honor band.
Her interest in music continued throughout her life. Ms. Kaminski was part of a rock band, and was a band member at Modesto Junior College, where she was studying in pursuit of a medical career.
In addition to her passion for music, Ms. Kaminski had a great love of the outdoors and she shared those interests with her children.
Ms. Kaminski is survived by four children; Haylee, Harmony, Izaiah and Izabella; her fiancee, Robert Hernandez; her father and step-mother, Don and Diane Kaminski; her mother and step-father, Elizabeth and Terry Amerson; two brothers, Ronald Kaminski and Daniel Kaminski; two step-brothers, Michael Saavedra and Darrell Amerson; and two step-sisters, Rhonda Saavedra and Renee Amerson.