Peggy Victoria Manding, 88, of Manteca, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at her residence. She was born on May 30, 1921, in Monrovia, CA. Her faith in God was a very important part of her life and was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Peggy loved her family dearly and loved to cook and care for them. She enjoyed traveling, gambling, and gardening. She was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed.
Gertrude A. Robertson, 85, of Manteca, passed away Friday, January 15, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton. She was born on January 21, 1924 in Hebron, ND. She worked during World War II for the Federal Government in Baltimore, Maryland. She was transferred to the Sharpe Army Depot at the end of the war. In 1946 she met and married Kenneth N. Robertson and became the mother of three step-children.
Doris Yvonne House Allsup passed away Thursday, January 14, at home with her family in Riverbank. She and her husband, Glen Allsup, just celebrated their 55th year of marriage on January 10.
Paulina Scarlet Antemate, 11, lost her 8-month battle to leukemia on January 19, 2010 at UC Davis in Sacramento, California. She was born on April 5, 1998 in Redwood City, California. She joins her grandmother and grandfather in heaven, Laura De La O and Eduardo Soto SR.
Linda Diane Taylor Paul, 60, passed away on January 7 at home with her family after fighting a two-year battle with melanoma cancer. Linda was a longtime resident of San Joaquin County. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all that were blessed to know her.
Leilani Sue Vaughn, 59, of Manteca passed away on January 2, 2010 in French Camp. Leilani was born on November 22, 1950 in Turlock, CA and was a resident of Manteca for 38 years. She was a member of the Manteca Quilters for many years, as well as a member of the Church of Christ.
John Anacleto, 63, passed away Monday, January 11 in Manteca. He was born March 10, 1946 in Ribeira Seca, St. George, Azores.
Gladys Lenerville, 97, died peacefully in her home in Sedona, Arizona. She was a long time resident of Manteca until she moved to Sedona. Gladys is survived by her partner of 14 years, George Wysong and her daughter, Connie Lambkin, as well as five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Robert G. Hills, Sr. passed away Saturday, January 9, in Manteca at the age of 88 years. He was born July 20, 1921 to Randall and Jessie (Sovern) Hills in Burlington, Iowa. Robert was a veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 to 1946. He was a carpenter by trade, enjoying creating items for others that were for practical use. Robert was an honest hard working man who cared about his family and his country. In his later years he enjoyed touring the U.S. and playing cribbage with family and friends.
Wesley "Okie" Boerner, 91, died January 8 at New Hope Care Center in Tracy. He was a resident of Tracy and was a native of Durant, Oklahoma born on March 14, 1918.
Arthur D. Costley, 77, entered into rest on January 8 in Manteca. He was born on February 12, 1932 in Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his sister Vera Varhola and his mother and father Elizabeth and Cleveland Costley. He was a resident of Manteca for over 14 years.
Kevin M. Fatzer, 55, entered into rest on January 7 in Modesto. He was born on June 30, 1954 in Stockton, California. He was preceded in death by his father Edward Fatzer. He was a resident of Modesto for 12 years.
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years [nicknamed Swanee] moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three children before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Rudolph Louie passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2010 in Pioneer, CA, at the age of 69 years. He was born May 20, 1940 to Lang and Margaret (Oballe) Louie in Stockton, CA.
Lucy J. Avila, 73, passed away Tuesday, January 5, in Manteca. She was born February 10, 1936 in Vila Nova, Terceira, Azores to the late Joao & Angelina Pereira. In heaven she joins her husband of 47 years, Walter Avila.
Frances Myrle Stroud, 96, of Stockton, passed away September 13, 2014. Born June 13, 1918 at Dameron Hospital to Lloyd "Bud" and Mary Louise Graham, Frances lived in Stockton most of her life.
Carol Anne Gould, age 73, entered into Heaven's gate on September 6, 2014. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 7, 1941. Carol was a resident of Manteca.
Bruce D. Adams passed away on September 10, 2014, in Manteca, CA, he was born in Sebastopol, CA, raised, and lived in French Camp, CA.
Josephine "Peenie" Gould passed away on September 11th, 2014. Daughter of John Catalano and Jennie Crivello, Josie was born in Manteca, CA 76 years ago on October 19th, 1937. She was a proud member of Manteca High School Class of '55 and was very active in class reunions for many years. While attending the University of the Pacific she met the love of her life Norman Gould, and they were later married in 1961. They had two sons, John and Mark, and lived out the remainder of their lives in Manteca.
Suzanne (Sue) Kay Gordon (Diaz) Wall, a native of Sioux City, Iowa, was
Jessie Louise Autler, 89, entered into rest on September 14, 2014 in Ripon, CA. She was born on June 5, 1925 in Maywood, CA. She joins her husband in heaven Al Autler as well as, her sons Bill and Chris Autler, grandson Brian Autler and her sisters Dorothy Wall and Betty Armstrong.
Virginia Leona Haffer, age 86, entered into rest on September 9, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on April 6, 1928, in Crystal Springs, Mississippi.
On Sept. 2, 2014, we unexpectedly lost our beloved Michael "Mike" Foley, 75, of Pollock Pines, Ca. He is survived by his loving wife, Simone Foley of Pollock Pines and his three children: Shawna Foley of Jackson, Ca.; Eva Foley of Escalon, Ca.; and Chuck Foley of Kelseyville, Ca.. He is also survived by his three grandchildren; Tiffany and Michael McGuire of Escalon, Ca. and Jacob Jamvold of Jackson, Ca.
Ron Strmiska was born in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin on June 12, 1941 to Floyd and Mabel Strmiska. He passed away at his home in Stockton at the age of 73 on September 3rd. Ron is survived by his wife of 54 years, Retha. Children, Ron Jr (Dana), Shelly (Bob Bognaes) and Ryan (Roxanne). Ten grandchildren, Robert, Richard (Renee) & Ross (Rachel) Strmiska, Darcy Walter, Daniel & Drew Bognaes, Chase, Mia, Adam & Olivia Strmiska. One great-grandchild Joshua with two more great grandchildren expected in 2015 and mother-in-law Ruby Whitmire of Banta, CA. Ron was preceded in death by his parents, sister Carol, brother-in-law ...
Bernadette Ange Langum, age 89, entered peacefully into rest on September 3, 2014 at home surround by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. She was born to the late Jules and Lucille Ange in Santa Monica, California. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Leonard Langum and her daughter, Sandra Poteet.
Michael Dojaquez, 58, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 29, 2014, in Hemet, Ca. He was born on March 29, 1956, in Chino, Ca. to Rosalie and Frank Dojaquez. He is survived by his mother and his 12 siblings: Sammy Munoz of Loomis; Gina Souza of Auburn; Irene Munoz of Stockton; Evie Perez of Perris; Paulette Black of DesMoines, Iowa; Jeannette Skarbo of Stockton; Yvonne Dojaquez of Manteca; Kathleen Mothershed of Tracy; Monica Melnikow of Isleton; Richelle White of Modesto; Nadean Mosley of Auburn; and Bernadine Dojaquez of Linden. He is preceded in death by and in heaven he joins ...
Baby Evalena Angelic Vera grew her angel wings on August 27, 2014. She came to this world on January 14, 2013 and spent 18 beautiful months with her loving parents Govanni Vera and Adrianna Lapat. Evalena is the baby sister to Gishia and Govanni Jr. Her grandparents are Connie and Evilio Vera, Jennifer and Joe Velasco and Phillip Lapat. Evalena was blessed with many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family who loved her dearly.
David Thomas Benham passed away August 18, 2014, following a two year battle with cancer. He was born on February 16, 1962, in Kittery, Maine to Arlen and Jean Benham. David served in the United States Army during his young adult life. He married his best friend, Anna, in 1993 and the two settled in Manteca. They had two daughters who were his everything. He enjoyed fishing, loved his 49ers and liked all things sports. When his oldest daughter signed up to play on a U8 soccer team, he was talked into coaching, and a game he knew little about ...
David Alan Zyski Sr., age 55, entered into rest on August 28, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on December 17, 1958, in San Rafael, CA. Dave was a resident of Manteca for 15 years.
God needed another angel. Isabel G. Saunderson entered into heaven on August 26, 2014. She was surrounded by her family and was at peace.