Irma Vegas, 59, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 11, 2009 in Stanford, CA. She was born in San Jose, CA on July 7, 1950 to the late Ysidro & Natalia Barrera.
A Manteca resident for more than 20 years passed away on July 9, 2009 in the loving arms of her family, following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer. Jennifer worked as the CFO in the family business for more than 23 years. Jennifer was an active community member and fundraiser in Manteca, at her children's schools, soccer teams, volleyball, and Relay for Life events.
Hugh Carrol Johnson, 74, died Thursday, July 9, 2009. He was born March 3, 1935 in Portales, New Mexico to his mother Willie Mae Wright and Father Joseph Harrison Johnson. Hugh's mother cherished him. Hugh found the love of his life when he was 16 years old and was married to her in July 1954 in Sacramento, at age 19.
A Manteca resident for more than 20 years. Passed away on July 9, 2009 in the loving arms of her family, following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer. Jennifer worked as the CFO in the family business for more than 23 years. Jennifer was an active community member and fundraiser in Manteca, at her children's schools, soccer teams, volleyball, and Relay for Life events.
Alice was born August 17, 1935 in Pike County, AR and passed away July 6, 2009 in Bakersfield, CA. She has been a resident of Manteca since 1962.
A Manteca resident for more than 20 years. Passed away on July 9, 2009 in the loving arms of her family following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer.
Gertrude Opal Goldman, 83, entered into rest on July 9, 2009 in Modesto, California. She was born on February 9, 1926 in Oklahoma. She is preceded in death by 5 siblings and her beloved husband Martin Goldman.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto California. She was born on November 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge Wisconsin. She is preceded in death by her two brothers Paul Hoover and Frankie Hoover. Mrs. Limas is survived by her beloved husband of 28 years Richard Limas of Manteca. Her children are; Sheilah Goulart and her husband Manuel of Manteca, Shelly Reyes and her husband Robert of Salida, Julie Garza and her husband Bernie of Manteca, and Cathy Grijalva and her husband Joe of Stockton. Her siblings are Earl Hoover of Canoga Park, Maxine Brewer of ...
Stena Van Andel, 99, of Ripon died Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Bethany Home. She was born to Klaas and Gertie Vander Meer on April 23, 1910 in Vona, Colorado. In 1930 she went to work in Denver, Colorado as a nanny for two little girls. She moved to California in 1930 where she met Mike Van Andel and was married on April 5, 1936. They lived in the Ripon area and farmed two different ranches for many years. There they raised three children. In 1979 they moved to Modesto and later returned to Ripon in 1996.
George H. Clark, Jr. passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009 in Jackson, California, at the age of 79 years.
Helen Dismukes-Descovich-Granelli, 84, danced into Heaven Saturday, July 4, 2009. She was born Nov. 29, 1924 in Texas. Leaving on Earth her 4 boys Michael Descovich, Victor Descovich Jr., Kenneth Descovich and David Descovich and their wives and children. Helen has 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Helen's favortie day was to have all of the family and friends together with a buffett of food, fun and talk. Helen asked that no one be sad when she is finally in Heaven, but to celebrate that she is there and dance as she wants.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto California. She was born on November 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge Wisconsin.
Stena Van Andel, 99, of Ripon died Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Bethany Home. She was born to Klaas and Gertie Vander Meer on April 23, 1910 in Vona, Colorado. In 1930 she went to work in Denver, Colorado, as a nanny for two little girls. She moved to California in 1930 where she met Mike Van Andel and were married on April 5, 1936. They lived in the Ripon area and farmed two different ranches for many years. There they raised three children. In 1979 they moved to Modesto and later returned to Ripon in 1996.
George H. Clark, Jr., 79, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009 in Jackson, Cal. He was born October 26, 1929 to George Sr. and Josephine (Wenstrom) Clark in Lewiston, Idaho.
John Hernandez Jr., 56, passed away at Stanford Hospital on Friday, July 3, 2009. He was born on October 11, 1952 in Union City, CA.
LaVerne Riegle, 82, went home to her Lord and Savior, on March 3, 2014, in Manteca, Calif. She was born June 14, 1931, in Lynn, Okla. She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Jerry. LaVerne leaves behind her children: Kay Miller (Ray); Terry Riegle; and Karen Ortiz (Donnie). She was blessed with five grandchildren: Kyle Miller; Kristopher Miller; Robbie Orlando; Ryann Christensen; Janna Miller; and twelve great-grandchildren. LaVerne also had many nieces and a nephew, whom she adored. In addition, LaVerne has one surviving sibling, Jerry Austin (Carole) of Los Banos, Calif.
David "Jimmy" Smith, age 72, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 5, in Stockton, CA. He was born on April 17, 1941, in Oakdale, CA to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David and Hazel Smith. He was the oldest of three children. Jimmy was self employed as a landscaper for 12 years. He was a member of both the Nazarene Church and Sequoia Heights Baptist Church of Manteca. He enjoyed everything about trains, jigsaw puzzles, animals, talking to people and watching old westerns. Jimmy will be remembered by his loving sisters; Evelyn Elliott, and Edith Rowe; his nephew Leslie ...
We lost a good man. Gary Lee Jones lived his life with passion, full of love. He was a Deputy Sheriff, a Police Officer, a son, a brother, a father, a friend, and a husband. He is survived by his mother Anne; his brother Rick; his children Ryan (Susanna); Jennifer; Richard (RaeAnne); Anthony (Lisa); Michael; Lindsey; and Sam; his two grandchildren Dominic and Brendon; countless friends; including his ex-wife Marci (Shae); and his beloved wife Brenda. He is preceded in death by his father Haskel, and his sister Sandra.
Resident of Manteca and former resident of Brisbane. Fran passed away peacefully on February 20, 2014, at 78. Fran loved her three children, Barbara Verniest Caulley, Joe Verniest, and John Verniest; two step children Charles Hyer Jr. and Patricia Hyer; two sisters Agnes Sevilla and Bonnie Bologoff; as well as eight grandchildren, and a great grandchild.
Karen Norine Kersey, 71, of Manteca, Calif., passed away March 3, 2014, from a long battle with leukemia. She was born in Ray, Ariz., in 1942, to Hurshel and Minnie Griffith of Santa Cruz, Calif. She was married to Richard Kersey for 55 years. At least a decade was spent in Sacramento, Calif., where Richard was raised. Karen graduated from San Jose State University with a BS in accounting. Employment included accounting positions, but her real love and joy was doing income taxes as an enrolled agent and being a Quick Books advisor. She had a business in Morgan Hill ...
Anna Brouwer, age 89, passed peacefully at Bethany Home and went to be with her husband and the Lord on February 26, 2014. Anna was born September 4, 1924 in Hull, Iowa. Her parents were Coenradina and Herman Zwakenberg, who had emigrated from Holland in 1910.
Chester (Chet) Arthur Esenwein Jr. passed away early on Saturday from natural causes, after major surgery. He was 77 years old. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Oct. 8, 1936. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy where he earned his veteran status in the Vietnam War. He was well known as the best auto detailer in Manteca, owning his own detail business for many years.
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Nancy Taylor Soto, 66, entered into rest on March 1, 2014, in Stockton, Calif. She was born on Aug.10, 1947 in Stockton. She was a resident of both Tracy and Manteca. Nancy joins her family in heaven: father, Harry Taylor Sr.; mother and stepfather Fred and Eileen Sargenti; and her brothers Harry Wayne Taylor and Gary Moore.
Jack Stonehocker joined his wife Joyce, on March 1, 2014. Jack was a born to Lee and Marie Stonehocker on February 3, 1928, in Wilder, Idaho. Jack's immediate family included twin sisters, Peggy and Pat. Jack joined the Navy at age 17 and was a Seaman First Class. During his service, Jack was a tail gunner in a VP-47. After serving his country, Jack earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon. Later in life, Jack earned his master's degree in Educational Administration from Stanislaus State University. Following his family's tradition, Jack became a ...
Debra Joann Davis born on July 26, 1953 entered into rest on February 25, 2014 in Manteca. She was 60 years old.
Blake was born on March 17, 1929, and entered into the arms of his Saviour on February 24, 2014, in Modesto, California. He leaves behind his beloved wife Joanne of 60 years. He is survived by two daughters Cindy (Wayne) Oliver and Debbie (Brian) Lee. He was blessed by three grandchildren, Carissa (Chris) Wallace, Timothy (Jenny) Oliver, and Joshua (Sarah) Lee. He leaves behind seven delightful great grandchildren.
Beverly Wild of Manteca, Calif., died peacefully at home on Feb. 19, 2014, with family and her beloved pets.
On Feb. 27, 2014, the Lord called, "Come to me my good and faithful servant." Laverne Alice Mungo, age 89 of Manteca, answered His call. She was born on Nov. 5, 1924, in San Francisco to the late Joseph and Helen Nicholas. Laverne joins her husband Angelo James Mungo in heaven.
Barbara Mae Bruns, 70, entered into rest on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Galt. She was born in Stockton on October 3, 1943, to the late Ralph and Evelyn Radke. Barbara joins her husband Charles Bruns III in heaven.