Gilbert M. Calderon, 75, entered into rest accompanied by his loving wife Edna Irene "Jackie" Calderon in their home town of Sonora on July 22, 2010. He was born on August 4, 1934 in French Camp, California. Gilbert joins his parents Mr. Frank and Mrs. Nellie Calderon of Manteca, and siblings; Hortencia Calderon, Frances Aguirre and Tino Venzor.
Surrounded by his loving family, Bobby Ray Smith passed away at his home in Escalon at age 63. Bobby was born in Modesto and raised in Manteca where he graduated from Manteca High, class of 1965. Bobby served in the Army at Vietnam and worked for LOF Glass for 42 years. He loved camping, fishing and golfing. He was an avid 49er, Giants and Warriors fan.
Ernesto Garza Sr. 60, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on July 21, 2010 in Stockton, California. He was born on April 14, 1950 in Spur, Texas. In heaven he joins his parents Mr. Melchor and Mrs. Maria Regina Garza as well as brother Armando Garza.
Joseph "Danny" Riggs, 57, died on Saturday, July 17, 2010 in Manteca. He was born on Sept. 17, 1952 in Athens, Tennessee. He was a resident of Manteca for nine years, before that in Chino for 39 years.
Clifford B. Bickle, 42, entered into rest on July 8, 2010 after a 2-year battle with a brain stem tumor. He was born on July 5, 1968 in Manteca to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Patty Bickle. Clifford joins his mother in heaven, Patty Bickle, and his brother Richard Bickle.
John Lane Noland 62, passed away peacefully accompanied by his loving wife Kathy and friends Daryl and Diana Slagle on July 12, 2010 in Manteca. He was born April 28, 1948 in Napa, California to the late Mr. Howard and Mrs. Lainy Noland. He reunites in heaven with his son, Ryan, who was John's pride and joy.