David Eugene Dupont was born in Stockton. In 1959 his family moved to Farmington. His father and mother both passed away in 2007.
Stanley M. Kalino Jr. passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 in Jefferson, Georgia after battling severe health issues. He is survived by his wife, Jean; daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Todd Shultz; and granddaughter Keely Campbell Shultz of Jefferson, Georgia.
Halleigh Rae "Halleigh-bug" Parker, 14, was born and raised in Modesto and moved to Spokane, Washington, in 2007. Halleigh loved to read, she loved to draw and she loved her animals.
Brenda Corrine (Moore) Seilhan of Manteca, born December 9, 1969, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009.
Irene Vasquez, 93, passed peacefully away on September 2, 2009 at home with her family by her side.
Ramon R. Yerena, 58, entered into rest on September 3, 2009, in Modesto. He was born on April 7, 1951 in Guadalajara, Mexico. He joins his father Alberto Yerena in heaven as well as his granddaughter Raquel Yerena.
Jack C. Bolan, 84, of Manteca, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2009 at home in Manteca. Jack was preceded in death by his son, James L. Bolan, who was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Jack was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on August 13, 1925 to parents Carl and Ermus. As a teenager he left Oklahoma during the dust bowl to pursue a better life. At 16 he enlisted in the US Navy and served ...
Herbert denDulk passed away at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek on Wednesday, August 26. He was 91 years old and had been a resident of Ripon for 85 years where he was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife Wilhelmina den Dulk.
George Fernando Sotello, 57, entered into rest on August 29, 2009 in San Francisco. He was born on August 21, 1952 in Gilroy. He was a resident of Stockton for over 20 years.
Jack C. Bolan, 84, of Manteca passed away Saturday, August 29, 2009 at home in Manteca. Jack was preceded in death by his son, James L. Bolan, who was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Jack was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, on August 13, 1919 to parents Carl and Ermus. As a teenager he left Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl to pursue a better life. At 16 he enlisted in the US Navy and served ...
Brian M. Chapman died on Thursday, August 20, 2009 in Denair, Cal., he was 40 years old. Brian was preceded in death by his father Donald Chapman of Manteca. He is survived by his longtime companion Bridget Knight of Oakdale; his children, Eric and Todd Chapman of Manteca, Will Davis of French Camp, Brianna and Michael Chapman of Oakdale, and Andrea and Nichole Overbay of Oakdale; his mother, Sharon Chapman of Manteca; his brother, Don ...
Fransica Orellana, 52, entered into rest on Friday, August 28, 2009 in Modesto. She was born on Sept. 17, 1956 in Mexico. She was a resident of Ripon for over 20 years.
Robert E. Poynter Sr., 68, entered into rest on Sunday, August 30, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on Sept. 24, 1940 in Salam, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his mother Alma Poynter and son Gregory Guy Poynter.
Buddy Allen Chambers, 28, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. He was born on August 10, 1981. He was the beloved son of Michael Chambers and Tanya; caring brother of Natasha Trester; loving uncle to Abigayle Trester. Buddy's beautiful heart and soul touched the lives of everyone he knew.
Brian M. Chapman died on Thursday, August 20, 2009 in Denair, CA, he was 40 years. Brian was preceded in death by his father Donald Chapman of Manteca. He is survived by his longtime companion Bridget Knight of Oakdale; his children, Eric and Todd Chapman of Manteca, Will Davis of French Camp, Brianna and Michael Chapman of Oakdale, and Andrea and Nichole Overbay of Oakdale. Brian's son, Joseph Chapman passed away the same day shortly ...
Bernice Odell Smith, age 98, entered into rest on December 8, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on July 15, 1915 in Greenville, South Carolina to the late John and Cora Banks. In addition to her parents she also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur P. Smith Sr., of 47 years; a son, Gerald Medlock, a daughter, Shirley Hicks; her brother, John F. Banks, and two sisters, Lucille Medlock and Hazel Shirley. Bernice was a resident of Manteca for 60 years.
Bonnie Compartore, age 80, entered into rest on December 6, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on December 1, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to San Leandro in 1961 and lived there with her family until they moved to Manteca, where she has resided the past 11 years. Bonnie is preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Del Cima and Shirley Oswell.
Jerry De Boer, a lifetime resident of Ripon, CA passed away suddenly on December 6, 2013. He was 68 years old. Jerry was born March 20, 1945 in French Camp, CA. He attended Ripon Unified Schools and graduated in 1963 from Ripon High School. Shortly after, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served one tour in Vietnam.
Phyllis Forkas of Manteca, CA died peacefully in her sleep early on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, in Davis, CA
Catherine Marie Burke (Kitty) passed away on December 5, 2013 due to complications from COPD.
Rae Ann Rudd, 73, passed away peacefully in her Manteca home, surrounded by family, on Nov. 20, 2013. A 40-year resident of Manteca, she was born in her home on Dec. 17, 1940 in San Juan Bautista, California. She graduated with highest honors from San Benito High School and attended San Joaquin Delta College. Married for over 57 years to her husband, Claude, with whom she had five children, she was both homemaker and manager ...
Pedro "Pete" Torres Jr., 54, entered into rest Friday, November 22, 2013 surrounded by his loving family in Modesto California. He was born on January 19, 1959 in Laredo, Texas to Mr. Pedro Sr. and Rosalia Torres. Pete leaves behind his loving parents as well as his adored daughters; Rachel Wicklander and husband Adam, Victoria Torres and Brenda Torres all of San Jose. He was blessed with one grandbaby, Aiden Wicklander. In addition Pedro leaves ...
Melvin Lowell Cantrell "The Big Indian", age 71, entered into rest on November 12, 2013 in Carmichael, CA. He was born on January 3, 1942 in California.
Ricard "Ricky" Betz, 91, entered into rest surrounded by her family on November 30, 2013 in Lathrop. She was born February 7, 1922 in Fallon, NV. She leaves behind her loving children; Sharon Brown of Manteca, Robert Betz Jr. and wife Sally of Fremont, Dianne Groll and husband Joseph of Fremont, Brad Betz and wife Sue of Manteca, Darlene Hill-Betz of Stockton, and Jeff Betz of Lathrop. Ricky was blessed with 19 grandchildren and ...
Evelyn (Susie) Grace Moore passed away at her home of 57 years in Manteca on November 25, 2013. Evelyn was born in Blackwell, OK on January 24, 1931.
Pearl P. Howard, 92, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribe of Oklahoma, who walked on in the path of righteousness, entered into rest on November 23, 2013, in Manteca, CA. She was born in Norman, OK on April 20, 1921. In 1941 she relocated to Galt, CA where she met and then married the love of her life. She lived in Galt, Lodi, Ripon, seven years in Walnut Grove, and 32 years on Ryer Island. She moved to Manteca in 1987.
Mrs. Amparo Ann Cruz Epinoza passed on Monday evening, November 25th, 2013. She was the firstborn of 13 children born to Mercedes Trejo Cruz and Dionicio Lopez Cruz. Her father worked for the railroad company in El Paso, Texas, where Ann was born. The family lived in New Mexico and later Arizona before eventually settling in California's Central Valley. Ann attended Calla Grammar School and graduated from Manteca High School at the ...
Robert F. Platt, age 59, entered into rest on Nov. 18, 2013, at Doctors Hospital in Modesto. He was born on Aug. 3, 1954 in Tracy, CA. He is preceded in death by his father, Roy Platt and two brothers, Bill Platt and Carl Hedegard. He was a lifetime resident of Manteca.
Sander T. Severson "Steve", 86, passed away November18, 2013, at Manteca Doctors Hospital. He was born in Twin Valley, Minnesota on April 6, 1927. Mr. Severson is preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Severson, his second wife Ouida Torries, one brother, and two sisters.
Melvin Duarte Luiz, age 51, died with his wife by his side at his Modesto residence on November 16, 2013. Mel was born and raised in Manteca, California. After 31 years operating Luiz Dairy in Manteca, Mel began his transition as an almond rancher shortly before his death.