Gerald D. Garlets passed away on May 5, 2010. He was 74 years old.
Maria Carmen Meno, fondly known to all as China, passed away due to natural causes on May 3, 2010 in Tracy, CA. She was 83. Born Maria Carmen Negrete on June 3, 1926 in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, she has called Tracy her home for the past 62 years.
James Floyd Van Zant passed away on April 30, 2010 in Manteca, CA. He was born on January 30, 1939 in Padan, Oklahoma and lived in Manteca, CA for 35 years. He worked for Montgomery Wards department store and the Purex Corporation in Southern California. He served in the United States Air Force. James will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
Long time Tracy resident and retired farmer Michael "Mike" Yrigoyen passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 4, 2010.
Agnes Delores Holifield, 98, died peacefully on Thursday April 29, 2010 at her Dunnigan, California residence.
Agnes Delores Holifield, 98, died peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at her Dunnigan, California, residence.
Carlos A. Martinez, 55, of Manteca, passed away on April 30, 2010 in Manteca. Carlos was born on November 4, 1954 in Progreso Morelos, Mexico, and was a resident of Manteca for the past seven years. He was an herb specialist and was a member of Iglesia Comunitaria Centra Vida. Carlos is survived by his companion, Cecilia Martinez; his children, Patricia Martinez and Carlos Alberto Martinez; his grandchildren, Litzy Consuelo Garcia, Luis Gael Garcia, and Patricia Yolotzyn Garcia; his brothers, Ipolinar Popoca and Antonio Estevan Reymundo Santiago Salgado; and his sisters Margarita Popoca and Elena Amada Reyna Isabel Laureles Zalgado.
Ruby M. Carson (Arnold), 90, died on Thursday, April 29, at her residence in Modesto. She was born on May 24, 1919 in Bartley, Nebraska, and lived in Modesto for four years. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Eugene N. Carson.
Jason Allen Hoffman, 35, died on Monday, April 26, 2010 at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. He was born on January 17, 1975 in Manteca and was a lifetime resident.
Robert Hunt was a long time farmer in the Manteca area and a former heavy equipment operator. He was a World War II Veteran, a graduate of the University of Davis with a degree in History and where he played football and was voted one of the two top Guards in the Far Western Conference. He was being recruited by the LA Rams, but an injury ended his football career. His nick name on the team was Tiny and at 6'2" he was the biggest guy on the team.
Maria Refugio Rider (Castellanos), 85, entered into rest on April 27, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on July 4, 1924 in Jalisco to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesus and Maria (Navarro) Castellanos. She joins her husband in heaven Robert E. Rider as well as her siblings Emma, Imelda, and Ivan.
Ruth A. Thomson passed away on April 19, 2010 at Bethany Home in Ripon, California, at the age of 85. She was born on August 8, 1924 in Cleveland, Tennessee, to the late Harvey and Lillie Thompson. Ruth was preceded in death by her late husband of 46 years, Robert S. Thomson, and her daughter, the late Barbara Thomson Kelley.
Robert Morgan, 58, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 26, 2010.
Maria Refugio Rider (Castellanos), 85, entered into rest on April 27, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on July 4, 1924 in Jalisco to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesus and Maria (Navarro) Castellanos. She joins her husband in heaven, Robert E. Rider, as well as her siblings Emma, Imelda, and Ivan.
Dianne Gayle Sexton, 62, passed away at home in Manteca with her family by her side on April 27, 2010.
Bernadine Ann Yarbrough, age 89, peacefully passed away June 27, 2015 at her home in French Camp, California. She was a lifelong resident of French Camp and the surrounding area.
John Payan, 72, entered into rest on June 24, 2015 in Ripon. He was born on October 12, 1942 to the late Toribio and Angela Payan. John is preceded in death by his parents as well as his beloved daughter Shell, his first wife Lucille Payan and his two sisters Mercedes Guzman and Barbara Reyes.
Janette Joanne Harris passed away on June 21, 2015, at age 73, after a lengthy illness. Born in California and raised in Arcadia, CA. She was a resident of Manteca for the last 39 years. She was a grocery clerk for 40 years. She will be dearly missed by her family, whom she loved so much, and friends as she was such a loving and giving person.
Daryle passed away following a short illness. He is survived by his life mate of 28 years, Becky Gomez. Also survived by brothers; Ron (Melaine) Waddle, Gary (Annette) Waddle, and sister Linda (Keith) Wells and many nieces and nephews.
Roy Wilbur Busch, 73, found peace on June 18, 2015. He was born May 10, 1942 in Modesto. His parents Kaj and Marian Busch, as well as, his stepdaughter Stacey Gonsalves preceded him in death. Roy was raised in Ripon and resided in Manteca for the last 46 years. Roy is survived by his wife of 26 years, Donna Busch. Roy is also survived by his children; Michelle Mack (husband Tim), Kaj Busch (wife Roxane), and stepchildren Jennifer Horne, and Jason Moller. He was blessed with nine grandchildren: Megan, Caitlin, Taylor, Trenton, Kayla, Hailey, Julie, Tyler, and Jordan. His sister ...
Beloved husband, father, brother and friend Kerry Dean Smith passed away June 18th, 2015. He was born July 17th, 1951 in Champagne Urbana, IL. He enjoyed his high school football career in Redwood City, CA...Go #44! Served in the U.S. Army for six years and he was a maintenance man bar none. He could fix or build anything. He was always willing to help everyone he knew. He loved being in the wind on his Harley...Ride free forever Kerry Dean.
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Barbara Macedo passed away June 4, 2015 at her home in Clements at the age of 66. She enjoyed driving fast, her family, her animals, and was an avid Raiders fan. She was a joy to be with and she will be greatly missed by those family and friends that knew her best.
Harriet Maxine Dickman, 85, entered into eternal rest on May 16, 2015 at her residence in Manteca. She was born to Ott and Elsie Townsend on December 12, 1929 in Colorado.
On Tuesday June 2, 2015 John "Ty" Fredrick went to be with the Lord.
On June 3, 2015, at the age of 76, Frauke Bomhoff Moore Rountree died after a long battle with cancer.
Harold Dickerson passed away surrounded by family; he was 77. He spent his career hauling cars, and enjoyed restoring/showing vehicles; including a vintage midget, and his pride and joy 1949 Ford Pick-up truck! He loved Nascar and going to car shows. Harold will be greatly missed by all.
Louis Richard Dawson, 83, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family at his home in Fremont on Saturday, May 30, 2015. He was born March 11, 1932 in Huntington Park, CA to the late Arnold and Laurine Dawson. In heaven he joins 11 of his sibling as well as his loving daughter Christine Anna Amen.
Willa L. Habiger, 78, entered into rest peacefully at her home in Lathrop on May 28, 2015. She was born December 29, 1936 in Haverhill Massachusetts.
Jose Ricardo Quinones Jr. age 37, entered into rest on May 23, 2015. He was born November 7, 1977 in Queens New York.