William (Bill) Joseph Noyes, 67, proud father and local attorney, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 due to complications from lung and throat cancer with his family by his side in Monterey. He was born on Nov. 5, 1943 in Deadwood, S.D. to Fred (Fidelia Tricano) and Mary Noyes.
Joseph Brooks, 92, entered into rest Jan. 16, 2011 in Manteca, California. He was born on May 24, 1918 in Oxford, England, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph and Emily Brooks. Joe was married to his late wife Doris for 34 years. He served in the British Army during World War II in Germany, Berlin and France and was in landing at Normandy Beach.
Bob D. Glaze, 66, passed away on Jan. 15, 2011, in Manteca. He was born on August 31, 1944 in Durant, OK. He was preceded in death by his parents the late Emmett and Lola Glaze, as well as his siblings Mildred Glaze, Elvis Glaze and Alton Glaze.
George Henry Hogrefe, 98, entered into rest peacefully on Jan. 12, 2011, the very same day he was born 98 years ago. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Sophie Hogrefe and siblings: Ernest Hogrefe, Alma Hogrefe, Marie Hogrefe, Edwin Hogrefe, Henry Hogrefe, William Hogrefe, John Hogrefe and Doris Hogrefe Dolcater
Margaret Elizabeth Mello, 87, entered into rest on Jan. 17, 2011 in Hughson, California. She was born on September 16, 1923 in Salida, California, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacineto and Margret Silva. Margaret joins her parents in heaven as well as her husband Frank Mello Sr., her son Richard Mello and her infant daughter Irene Mello, as well as her 5 siblings: Jess Silva, Frank Silva, Albert Silva, Lilly DeMarco and Josephine Cardoza.
Bill Carson 84, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010 in Manteca. He was born on April 29th, 1926 in McFarland, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents W.T. and Carrie Carson as well as siblings Leda Carson, Robert Carson and granddaughter Meagan Rogers.
Melvin Dale Leiske, 92, entered into rest on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 in Manteca. He was born on October 21, 1918 in North Dakota. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Helen Leiske as well as his infant son Dorian Dean Leiske and granddaughter Jennifer Wheelwright.
Claudine Leverett, 86, of Turlock passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. She was born in Bellville, AR, to Thomas and Susan Cashion in 1924. She had lived in Arizona and moved to Manteca in the early 1950's. In the early 1990's, she moved to Modesto and three years ago moved to Turlock. She was a member of the Assembly of God churches and traveled helping the evangelists. She enjoyed family, gardening, walking and traveling the world.