Johnnie Santini, who died in 2013, is pictured in her Escalon home in 2006. She had letters written during World War ll describing her uncle's death in France as well as a letter from the captain of the ship on which her brother served when he died after the battle on Iwo Jima.
Johnnie Santini, who died in 2013, is pictured in her Escalon home in 2006. She had letters written during World War ll describing her uncle's death in France as well as a letter from the captain of the ship on which her brother served when he died after the battle on Iwo Jima. Modesto Bee file
Johnnie Santini, who died in 2013, is pictured in her Escalon home in 2006. She had letters written during World War ll describing her uncle's death in France as well as a letter from the captain of the ship on which her brother served when he died after the battle on Iwo Jima. Modesto Bee file

Jeff Jardine: Memorial Day time to remember Modesto-area residents who served

May 24, 2014 07:10 PM

UPDATED May 24, 2014 09:38 PM

More Videos

  • This is what the interstellar visitor passing through our solar system looks like

    A newly discovered object from another star system passing through our galaxy is dazzling scientists. This week (November 2017), astromers have been observing this first-ever confirmed interstellar visitor. NASA has released a video showing an artist’s concept of the object.