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 before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Norman Jay Zwinge, 89, died Tuesday, December 29, at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 18, 1920 in Tracy. He was a lineman for PG&E for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Hudson.
Kevin Thomas Byrne, 39, died Wednesday, December 23. He was born on June 20, 1970 and was a resident of Manteca.
Frances Y. Dalton 65, entered into rest on Monday, December 14, in Manteca. She was born in Kansas on September 10, 1944 to the late Charley and Violet Caskey. She joins both parents in heaven and brother, Mark Caskey and a sister Frieda Axtell.
Ruth Shetterly Darlington passed away on December 25, at the age of 89. She lived in Manteca for the last six months. Prior to moving to Manteca, she lived in Atwater for fifty years.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90. She was born October 25, 1919 in Spokane, Washington to the late J. H. P. & Imogene Gordon.
Beverly A. Lynd passed away in Manteca at the age of 77. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Mary Ann Zornes; her two sisters, Berta Sharp and Brenda Stark; her four brothers, Bob Lynd, Tom Lynd, Ernie Lynd, and Richard Lynd; her granddaughter, Christina Whitney and her great-granddaughter, Clarice Whitney. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Peggy Short and Mary Lynd, her brother, James Lynd and her daughter Kathy Whitney.
Gladys Deen Michaels, 83, went home Sunday, December 20. She is survived by her four children, Curtis Deen of Truckee, Betty Cruz of Manteca, Rosie "Deen" Farda of Citrus Heights, and Jesse Deen of Manteca; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; her sister, Ellen Dunbar of Modesto; and a brother Lod Seale of Citrus Heights. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Lod and Thelma Seale of Manteca; and her sister, Pearl Green of Green Valley, AZ.
Edna Yaw, 92, was born September 1, 1917, in Elejay, Georgia. She was one of thirteen children born to Lenore and Napoleon Bates. As a child she enjoyed the life and freedom of the woods. She grew up on a farm. The family lived in a large home made from a train station. She remembered clipping the mail to a wire which was picked up by the passing train on a weekly basis. She remembered walking a long way to a one- room schoolhouse. She also remembered prayer meetings and church services that she walked to with her Mama and ...
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, of Efland died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. His loving mother, Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, was also killed. His four-month-old sister, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the impact.
CHAPEL HILL, NC -Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, 26, of Efland, NC died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. Her son Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, was also killed. Her 4-month-old daughter, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the accident.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90.
Dr. Robert E. Schimke "Bob", 77, entered into rest on Monday, Dec. 21, surrounded by family in Ripon. He was born on July 6, 1932 in Hart, Michigan to the late E. A. & Marguerite Schimke. He attended Shelby High School graduating in 1950. He married his high school sweetheart Marilyn Field on August 11, 1951. They then moved to San Diego, California, where he was stationed on the USS Delta with the United States Navy. He attended University of California Berkeley Dental School in San Francisco graduating in 1961. He practiced briefly in San Diego and Orland, both in California ...
Valencia "Len" Sutton, 51, entered into rest on Monday, December 21, in Manteca. She was born on May 12, 1958 in Port Arthur, Texas. She joins her mother in heaven, Audrey Mae Pete, brother, Iran Pete, sister, Eva Jane Pete, mother-in-law, Junita Nelson and sister-in-law, Patrice Wright.
Gerry C. Gomes, 88, of Manteca, passed into God's loving arms on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. She was born in Manteca, on August 5, 1921 to Rose E. and Tony L. Gomes who were dairy farmers. She was one of 9 children and she grew up in the Manteca/Ripon area. Gerry loved music. A skilled guitar player in her early 20s, she played her guitar and harmonica and sang on KTRB radio station in Modesto on the Chester Smith children's weekly program in the 1940's. Throughout her years ...
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.