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Lina Maria Foppoli Fanconi

August 14, 1924 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 93)

Lina Maria Foppoli Fanconi, age 93, of Turlock, CA, formerly a long-time resident of Atwater, CA went home to be with the Lord on March 1, 2018. Lina was born on August 14, 1924 to Antonio and Maria Foppoli.  Lina was born and grew up in Poschiavo, Switzerland. Lina married the love of her life, Alfredo Fanconi in Switzerland. The couple moved to the United States in 1948 and eventually settled in Atwater.  Where they raised their three children; Jim, Art and Mary. Lina was a dedicated and hard worker. She owned the H&W Family Drive Thru for many years. People drove from near and far for her delicious chili and burgers. Lina was a devoted and loving mother. She was very proud of her family and found so much joy in being “Nona” to her 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 12 greatgreat grandchildren.  Lina loved puzzles, knitting, holidays, family get-togethers and Sunday dinners; any chance to spend time with her family was important to her. Lina was the beloved wife of the late Alfredo Fanconi, devoted mother of Jim Fanconi, Art Fanconi & Mary Buckingham, loving “Nona” of Jamie Fanconi, Jason Fanconi, Michael Fanconi, Debbie Fanconi, Jared Fanconi, David Buckingham, and Melissa Cameron. Family and friends will gather at the Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home, 901 West Main Street Merced, Ca, on Thursday, March 8th at 10:00 for a Celebration of Life for Lina.  Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

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