Johnnie Lee Norton, 62, a Manteca resident for over 25 years passed away suddenly on Friday, March 19, after a short battle with cancer. He was born April 17, 1947 in Tonasket, Washington, the 11th of 12 children born to the late Willis and Etha Norton. In heaven he joins his parents and his siblings Glen Norton, Robert Norton, Delores Parks and Shirley Harris.
Johnnie Lee Norton, 62, a Manteca resident for over 25 years passed away suddenly on Friday, March 19, after a short battle with cancer. He was born April 19, 1947 in Tonasket, Washington, the 11th of 12 children born to the late Willis and Etha Norton. In heaven he joins his parents and his siblings Glen Norton, Robert Norton, Delores Parks and Shirley Harris.
Angelina "Angie" Denison of Galt died on Thursday, March 18 at age of 92. She was born in Yountville, Cal. on May 30, 1917, the first child of Frank and Isabel Silveira. She graduated from Escalon High School in 1935.
Edna Petersen, 85, entered into rest on Sunday, March 14, in Manteca surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 23, 1924 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Edna joins her former husband and friend Fritz Petersen in heaven along with her son Joseph George Petersen and two siblings James Holmes and Alice Matthew.
Patricia A. DuBois-Rocha, who just turned 64, passed away at Kaiser Hospital Modesto on Monday, March 8, from a long pulmonary disease, with her family by her side. She was born in Bunch, Oklahoma, to the late Lee Maloy and Pauline Shuffield coming to California at the age of six.
Julio Lara was born in Honalulu, Hawaii, on April 30,1927 and passed away at the age of 82 on Tuesday, March 9. He was a resident of Manteca for 23 years. He is survived by his loving wife Levia Lara of 60 years. Survived by his brothers Tom and Lawrence, and preceded in death by his brothers Joe and Frank. Julio was a loving father of Diane, Marie, Edith and son-in-law Robert; grandfather to Tanya, Jacob, Robert, Andrea, Michael and grandson-in-law Raul; and great-grandfather to Maximillio and Anthony.
Jodie Mulbacher McGovern, 94, was born September 3, 1915 in Newark, New Jersey, to Joseph Mulbacher and Mildred Calik. She was born into eternal life Friday, March 12, in Stockton. She grew up in the Newark area, attended public schools and went to work as a comptometer operator for Western Electric, the manufacturing and distribution arm of AT&T. It was there that she met her future husband, John Joseph McGovern. As John was a devoted Catholic, they married in the Catholic Church December 14, 1941. She officially converted to the Catholic faith in the mid '50s and joined her ...
Gary Lee Van Atta, 63, entered into rest on Saturday, March 6. He was born on August 9, 1946 in Nampa, Idaho. He was a resident of Lathrop for the past 16 years. He joins his father in heaven, Clyde Van Atta.
Julie Lyn Edwards of Lake County died on March 1, 2010 at the age of 46 years. She was born on July 6, 1963 in Oakland, CA.
On Thursday, March 11, 2010 in Manteca, Ca, Cena "Jo" Thiel, 83, was called to her heavenly home while surrounded by her beloved family. Waiting to meet "Jo" in heaven were her husband and partner of 54 years John Thiel, daughter Cynthia, parents, William and Minnie Critchfield and 4 siblings: Howard, Walt and James Critchfield and a sister Irene Tyler.
Mike Montoya Elias, 88, entered into rest on March 9, in Stockton. He was born on Christmas in 1921 in Rockford, Colorado to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Helen Elias. Mike joins his parents in heaven as well as his wife Nora Elias and brothers Manuel and Angel Elias.
Glenn Dee Smith, 68, passed away in Stockton, on March 3. He was born September 18, 1941 in Lexington, OK to the late James & Rena Smith. In Heaven he joins his parents and two brothers Viencel J. Smith and James R. Smith.
On March 11, 2010 in Manteca, Ca, Cena "Jo" Thiel, 83, was called to her heavenly home while surrounded by her beloved family. Waiting to meet "Jo" in heaven were her husband and partner of 54 years John Thiel, daughter Cynthia, parents, William and Minnie Critchfield and 4 siblings: Howard, Walt and James Critchfield and a sister Irene Tyler.
Glenn Dee Smith, 68, passed away in Stockton, on Wednesday, March 3. He was born September 18, 1941 in Lexington, OK to the late James & Rena Smith. In Heaven he joins his parents and two brothers Viencel J. Smith and James R. Smith.
Janie Rebecca Garceau, 54, died Monday, March 1. She was born in Oakland, Cal and raised in Hayward. She had lived in Manteca for the last 30 years.
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.
Margaret Rose Sattler entered into rest on May 22, 2015, in Tracy, CA. She was born on September 26, 1935, to Andrew John "Babe" Schmidt and Josephine Mancuso Schmidt in South San Francisco. The family moved to Tracy when Margaret was in sixth grade. She graduated from Tracy High School, where she met John J. Sattler, and the two were married shortly after graduation in 1953. Together they had three daughters, Kathy Bond, Gail Sattler and Kelly Welch. The family lived in Sacramento from 1958 to 1981, where Margaret worked alongside her husband John running Arrow Trailer Supply and held ...