Emma Wofford Oliver, 90, passed away on November 6, 2009 at Vienna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lodi. She was a resident of Manteca for 50 years and of San Joaquin County for 65 years.
Fred W. Leuenberger, 87, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 7, in Manteca. He was born on September 15, 1922, to Swiss immigrants, Fred and Marie Leuenberger who settled in Wisconsin as dairy farmers. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as one sister, Hilda Leuenberger. Fred was a resident of Manteca for 29 years.
Dorothy Lauren Bennett was born January 28, 1987 in Sacramento. Dorothy passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, at her residence in Manteca, at the age of 22. She lived in Manteca all her life.
A celebration of life service for Laurie Ann Cunial Berg will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at River Lakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Redbanks Cemetery on Shaw Avenue east of Clovis, Cal. To honor Laurie's life and spirit, please wear cheerful colors to the services.
Chantay Rae Jager Elliott, 19, entered into rest on November 1, 2009. She was born on September 9, 1990 in French Camp, California. Chantay joins her mom in heaven Marilyn Jager who passed away six years ago.
Sharon Jean Hubble, 68, died Thursday, Oct. 22 at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, Cal. She was born on April 26, 1941 in French Camp. She was a resident of Lathrop for 51 years, previously of French Camp for 17 years.
Maxine passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at Bethany Home in Ripon. She was 88 years old. She was a resident of Ripon for the past three years and a prior resident of Escalon; she was married to the late Gaither Loewenstein. She is survived by her sisters Verda Hollingsworth and Verla Long, both of Ripon, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her two sisters Marguerite Judt and Jean Specker.
Raymond B Park died at the age of 79 on Sunday, November 1. He was born on October 7, 1930 in Checotah, Oklahoma, to George and Nellie Park. He had two brothers and two sisters: Harold Park, Geneva Farmer (both deceased), Bob Park of Checotah and Nina Brown of Juneau, Alaska.
Billie Jean Hoyer, 65, loving mother and grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep in her home in Pacheco, on Thursday, Oct 29. Billie was born in Buckeye, Arizona Jan 24,1944. She is surived by her two daughters Shelly Fowler and Tina Dunn of Manteca; sister, Betty Tucker of Concord and Helen Beck from Manteca. Billie had five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Specialist Kyle Andrew Coumas, 22, of Lockeford, and Ft. Lewis, WA, died of injuries sustained on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in Afghanistan. Born on August 24, 1987 in Tracy, he was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Stockton Class of 2005 where he was a member of the Chess Club and the Concert Band.
A Celebration of Life service for Laurie Ann Cunial Berg will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, at River Lakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Redbanks Cemetery on Shaw Avenue east of Clovis, Calif. To honor Laurie's life and spirit, please wear cheerful colors to the services.
Oler Janice Johnson, 93, of Lathrop, passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, in Manteca.
Carmelo Olivera, 82, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2009 with his family by his side. He was born December 3, 1926 in Adjunta, Puerto Rico to the late Joaquin and Ana Rosa Rivera De Olivera.
Ruth Ann "Sunny" Saarloos, was born on July 1, 1942 in Paso Robles, CA and passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, in Stockton, of cancer at the age of 67. Sunny has been a Ripon resident for the last 39 years and will be joining her late parents Leslie & Edna Whetstone and her brother Sonny Whetstone. Sunny is survived by her husband Chuck Saarloos of 37years; her sister Goldie Zwemke of Ripon; brother, Ben Whetstone of Clearlake; children, Sandy Thien, Kathy Valdez, Sue Donahue, Chuck W. Saarloos and Jayme Moffatt all of Ripon and Steve McFarlin of Long Barn ...
Farhana (Lunat) Rana, 30, beloved wife and daughter, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 21, surrounded by her devoted family. Farhana was born on Jan. 17, 1979 in Modesto and moved to Stockton at a young age. She graduated from Lincoln High School and the University of the Pacific. Three years ago, Farhana got married and moved to Lawrence, MA. However, she returned to Stockton last year after becoming ill.
Presiliano "Pechie" Martinez Espinoza, age 78, entered into eternal rest surrounded by his loving family on July 18, 2014 in Manteca. He was born to the late Saturnino and Soledad Espinoza in Guadalupe, California.
Jimmy (Doc) Sevedge, 59, entered into rest on June 22, in North Adams, MA.
Velma Theresa VanDerostyne passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on July 16, 2014.
Linda Lou Friggle, age 70, entered into rest on May 28, 2014 in Manteca. She was born on April 29, 1944 in Red Oak, Oklahoma to the late William and Myrtle Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Friggle.
Jerry "Catfish" Hedlund, age 71, entered into rest on July 5, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Grass Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia. Jerry was a resident of Manteca for the past 43 years.
Kenneth Gary De Jong, 73, went to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family at his home in Ripon on July 14.
Beverly Jean Laffranchi, 80, entered into rest on July 12, 2014 in Modesto, Ca. She was born on November 4, 1933 in French Camp, Ca. to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Violet Elliott. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her husband Alex Laffranchi.
Beulah Stevens, beloved wife, friend, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother found her final peace on July 4, 2014 in Porterville, California at the age of 94.
Miles Kelley was born in Stockton, CA on June 6, 1952. He died in Hughson, CA on June 29, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He resided in Manteca, CA for most of his life.
Denise Couvrette Thompson, a native of Montreal (Verdun), Quebec, Canada, passed away at home in Manteca, California on June 25, 2014. Denise is survived by five children, Robert (Bobby) Thompson, Norman Thompson, Louise Braden, Diane La Valley, and Patrick Thompson and eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Jo Alva Fortuny-Davis, born December 1, 1929 and longtime resident of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 6, 2014. A resident of St. Jude's Care Center, Jo Alva is survived by her children; Mikel Fortuny, Tina Fisher, John Fortuny III, Tony Fortuny, Ed Fortuny, her sister Pat Miller and family and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed dearly. Services for Jo Alva will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Care Center in Manteca. Funeral services provided by DeYoung Memorial Chapel in Stockton.
Oval H. Adkins "Bud", 81 entered into rest on July 4, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on November 30, 1932 in West Virginia to Abner and Bertha Adkins. Bud is preceded in death by his parents and siblings.
Over his 98, years of life, Joe Martinez lived with love, passion and integrity. One of 11 children to Ysabel and Francisco Avila, Joe was born in San Bernardino, CA, raised in Richmond, CA, and for the last 30 years, lived in Manteca, CA.
Betty Glenn, 93, of Manteca went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2014.