William Brouwer, 84, passed away from congestive heart failure on Wednesday evening, March 31, at Manteca Care & Rehab. Bill was a builder and a grower. He served for 3 years in the U.S. Army at the end of WWII; his duty took him to Japan in the Military Police. Bill moved to Ripon fromColorado after his Army service, where he married Anna Zwakenberg and raised his family. He was a carpenter by trade, building cabinets and then later heavy construction. Bill's roots were farming and from bare ground developed a productive almond orchard. In his later years his ...
Margaret "Maggie" Berger, 82, passed away on Wednesday, March 31. She was born in Memphis, Tenn. on June 21, 1927. She had been a resident of
Don Curson, a resident of Manteca for 57 years, died peacefully Friday, March 26, at the age of 87, in a nursing facility in Woodburn Oregon. He is survived by his wife Edith Curson and daughter Janice Settlemoir. He is preceded in death by two sons, Donald and Kenneth Curson.
Patrick Lee Cassidy of Manteca passed away at age 52 on Wednesday, March 24. He is survived by his mother, Anita Cassidy, brother Michael Cassidy and nephew Matthew Oliver of Manteca; brother Ron Cassidy, sister-in-law Carrie and nieces Jennifer and Alexandria Cassidy of Valley Springs. He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Cassidy. Patrick was a long-time resident of Manteca and parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Lorean Anna Doss, 93, Manteca resident for over 21 years, entered into rest at her home on Saturday, March 20. She was born June 12, 1916 in Delta, Colorado, the 4th child born to the late Marion and Cora Wooley. Lorean moved to Fullerton, California, at the age of 2. While living there, she met the love of her life, Odus Doss, while attending church and they married and remained married for 60 years until he passed away in October 2000. Lorean lived independently up until the last couple months of her life. In her younger days, Lorean was involved ...
Mae Greeley of Manteca, passed away at the age of 93, Saturday, March 27. Mae has been in Palm Haven since 2004. Mae was born on a race horse/cattle ranch just 8 miles out of Blackwell, Oklahoma, on May 29, 1916. Her parents were Harry Cleveland Stroup and Nina Lillian Stauffer. She was preceded in death by her sister, two brothers, her husband, and son Norman Greeley.
Alta Nadine Fisher, 94, passed away at her home in Escalon early Thursday morning April 1. She was born on July 19, 1915 in Ripon. She was very artistic and creative and enjoyed keeping busy doing arts & crafts, making porcelain dolls and gallery glass and sewing; even making clothing and prom dresses for her children and formal dresses for Eastern Star. Alta was a member of Big Valley Grace Church, Eastern Star, and the Atlanta Women's Club.
Ezra James Sesser, 98, was born March 16, 1912 in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming; the second of six children, Ezra grew to manhood in the Modesto-Waterford area in the farming community. Ezra spent his last year living at Merrill Gardens, rejoining his wife Evelyn in Heaven on Wednesday, March 31.
Angelina Angeles Morillo, 75, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 29.
Caroline Beatrice Toland passed away peacefully on March 24, 2010 in Manteca, California, at the age of 83. Caroline was surrounded by her children & grandchildren during her last hours.
Randy Gene Cansler, 55, of Manteca, passed away on Friday, March 26, at his residence in Manteca. He was born on Friday, December 24, 1954 in Hanford, California. He lived in Manteca for the last 4 years and was employed as an in-store sales rep for Arch Chemicals for 4 years.
Lela Mae Copeland, 76, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 24. A lifelong resident of Manteca she was born September 13, 1933 in French Camp to the late Robert W. Copeland and Lela Z. Copeland. In heaven she joins her parents and brother Michael C. Copeland.
Mona Lee Garcia, 74, entered into rest on Monday, March 29, in Lathrop. She was born on January 16, 1936 in Oakland, California. She joins her son in heaven Lonnie Garcia, and 4 brothers.
Mae Greeley of Manteca, passed away at the age of 93, Saturday March 27. Mae has been in Palm Haven since 2004. Mae was born on a race horse/cattle ranch just 8 miles out of Blackwell, Oklahoma on May 29, 1916. Her parents were Harry Cleveland Stroup and Nina Lillian Stauffer. She was preceded in death by her sister, two brothers, her husband, and son Norman Greeley.
Lucy passed away on Monday, March 29, at Prestige Assisted Living in Manteca at the age of 88. Born to Henry and Elvira Azevedo on December 1, 1921 in Ripon, Lucy continued living in Ripon for her entire life. She was a very loving and devoted sister and aunt who loved her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Loretta June Rybicki, 74, entered into rest on April 14, 2015 in Manteca. She was born in Madera, California, June 18, 1940, to Clyde and Evalee Smith.
On December 29, 2014, our Heavenly Father brought home his faithful child Mary Ellen Williams. She was born on April 17,1959 in Vallejo, CA. She spent the majority of her life here on earth in Manteca, CA, where she grew up. During her 55 years here she aspired to be a designer, succeeding in leaving her design forever imprinted on our hearts. A wonderfully unique, kindred,. God broke the mold kind of soul. Mary Ellen was a member of The Rainbow Girls, attended Golden West Elem., and East Union High School in Manteca. Known for her wildly entertaining ways ...
Calvin Clayton Proctor, Jr. passed away just after midnight, April 11, 2015, in Paradise, California. Born February 25, 1956, the oldest child of Cal Proctor Sr. and Delora Walker Proctor, Cal grew up in the bay area as he graduated from Amador High School. Cal worked in the roofing industry his entire adult life, following in his father's chosen occupation. He worked for several roofing wholesalers over the years, including Bryant, Allied, Summit and finally RSG Roofing, moving up the ladder from the yard to branch manager, successfully bidding and building corporate contract accounts and increasing business for his ...
Christy McCain went to heaven at the age of 65 in her home in Pismo Beach, Ca., after a courageous 8-year battle with breast cancer.
Lawrence Cervantes, 84, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Manteca CA. He was born September 5, 1930 in McCook Nebraska. He is preceded in death by his sister Victoria. He is survived by his wife Alice and his children, David, Carmen, Loreen (Rick) Ferreira, Alphonso (Patricia), Monica (Abraham) Rego. In addition he is surviving by his 5 siblings, Jesse, Raymond, Irene, Louis and Martin. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Jerry was called to his heavenly home on Monday, March 30 at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto at the age of 65 after a brief struggle with brain cancer.
Robert O. Adams, 85, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Modesto California. He was born January 19, 1930 in Oakdale CA. Robert is survived by his son Alan (Stacie), daughter Susan (Ralph) McElvain, sister Eunice Frey, and 10 nieces and nephews.
Clyde Warren Percival, born on July 12, 1924, called home Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rose Wilson passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family at the age of 88, on April 5, 2015. She was born on June 8, 1926 in San Francisco, California. Her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Cundari immigrated to the United States from Southern Italy. She was incredibly proud of her Italian heritage. She was raised in Stockton, CA, where she attended Stockton High School. After losing both parents at a young age, she cared for her younger brother, Angelo, helping raise him as a young adult. Rose received a Presidential Certificate of Commendation from President Harry S. Truman for ...
John Lee Preyer II was born on March 10, 1954 in Montgomery, AL to the parents of John Lee and Rosie Nell Preyer. He was the first of two children. John was called (Johnny Kool) by friends and family starting at an early age, in Cleveland, OH where he attended St. Adalbert and Benedictine all boys school. John graduated high school from El Cerrito High in El Cerrito, CA. Here is where he met his soulmate Brenda Whiten.
Anita Jane Cassidy passed away peacefully on April 5, 2015. She was born on May 12, 1936 in Stockton, CA.
Brenda Gayle Preyer, 61, entered into rest on March 15, 2015. She was born February 2, 1954 in Fairfield CA. Brenda is survived by her husband of 41 years John, her son Johnny and his wife Antoinette, son Michael and his wife Audea. Also her father Frank and six siblings; Marsha, Jeffrey, Wanda, Frank, Harold and Omar Whiten. In addition Brenda is survived by her 6 grandchildren whom she adored.
Evelyn Ann Angulo, 52, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on March 27, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on May 3, 1962 in Compton, CA. In heaven she joins her father Arthur Franklin Thompson.
Elsie Silva, 82, entered into rest on April 1, 2015 in Hughson, CA. She was born on October 6, 1932 in Tracy to the late Manuel and Aldena Telles. She joins her parents in heaven, as well as her husband of 55 years, George Silva and her two brothers Manuel and Edward Telles.
The Wilverding family lost its patriarch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 when George F. Wilverding Sr. succumbed after a long brave battle with cancer. Born November 18, 1933, George grew up in Scranton, PA where he started his family before moving to Manteca in 1981. George had a unique personality that always kept his family and friends amused. He was a huge fan of golf, UFC, and Mike and Mike in the morning, and of course DA-BEARS! his main hobby was Tuesday night poker with the guys.