Robert "Bob" E Whitmore of Ripon, was born in Arroya, Colorado December 17, 1927 and went home to the Lord on October 5, 2009 at the age of 81 following a long battle with cancer. He will be remembered for his positive outlook and sense of humor. He enjoyed making others smile by teasing or sharing a joke with them. He loved to travel, read and spend time with friends and family.
Anita Baum, 51, entered into rest on October 5, 2009 in Modesto, CA. She was born on February 19, 1956 in San Jose, California. Anita moved to Manteca 2 years ago to be closer to family. She was preceded in death by her father, Heinrich Baum.
Frederick "Fred" Boutin, III, 67, of Yuba City, Calif., passed Friday, October 2, 2009, in Manteca.
Jimmie D. French, 72, entered into rest on October 5, 2009 in Manteca, CA. Jimmie was the only son of 7 children born on March 20, 1937 in Montrose, Arkansas. Jimmie has made Manteca his home for over 27 years.
Luis Enrique Segarra, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 4, 2009. He was born in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico on August 8, 1926 to the late Juan & Maria Segarra; he was one of twelve children. A US Army veteran, he retired from Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 1987. After retirement he lived in Florida for 7 years and then spent the next 10 years enjoying the "snow-bird" lifestyle; living half the year on the East Coast with his grandson Bart and the other half here on the West Coast. His final 3 years were spent ...
Michelle Ruth Olguin, 50, passed away at home on September 1, 2009 with her daughter at her side. She was born on August 12, 1959 in Oakland, CA to Barbara (Mann) Britt. She was then raised by her grandparents, Wilma R Diaz, and Henry A Diaz who she called "Daddy." Michelle was baptized Catholic and attended Catholic School in Milpitas, CA.
John Robert (JR) Gibson, 15, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2009 at Oakland Children's Hospital. He was born on November 3, 1993 in Manteca, California. He joins his grandfathers in heaven; Bob Gibson, Butch Dowhower and great-grandfather Curly Dowhower. John was a resident of Manteca his entire life.
Margo Foster a 32-year resident of San Joaquin County, died Saturday September 26, 2009.
John Robert (JR) Gibson, 15, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2009 at Oakland Children's Hospital. He was born on November 3, 1993 in Manteca. He joins his grandfathers in heaven; Bob Gibson, Butch Dowhower and great-grandfather Curly Dowhower. John was a resident of Manteca his entire life.
Victoria Lopez, 87, entered into rest on September 25, 2009 in Manteca, California. She was born on November 17, 1921 in Jalisco, Colima, Mexico. Victoria joins her husband in heaven Roberto P. Lopez and brothers Agustin Vuelvas and Jose Vuelvas.
James McDonald Sr., 71, died Sunday, September 27, 2009. He was born on December 2, 1937 in Ada, Oklahoma to the late W.E. and Essie B. McDonald. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, the late Colleen McDonald. He lived in Manteca and surrounding area for 62 years. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Janice Marie (Mann) Reyes, 50, of Stockton, California, was born on March 5, 1959 in San Jose, California, to Garland and Dorothy (Hammond) Mann. Janice passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family, Saturday, September 26, 2009.
Johnny J. Flores, 43, of Manteca, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 in Stockton. He was born on September 12, 1966 in French Camp. He lived in Manteca for 43 years and was a carpenter.
Margo Foster a 32-year resident of San Joaquin County, died Saturday, September 26, 2009.
Sam Gonzalez, 40, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2009. He resided on Flathead Indian Reservation in Pablo, Montana, for many years with his long-time partner Joyce Peone.
Josephine "Peenie" Gould passed away on September 11th, 2014. Daughter of John Catalano and Jennie Crivello, Josie was born in Manteca, CA 76 years ago on October 19th, 1937. She was a proud member of Manteca High School Class of '55 and was very active in class reunions for many years. While attending the University of the Pacific she met the love of her life Norman Gould, and they were later married in 1961. They had two sons, John and Mark, and lived out the remainder of their lives in Manteca.
Suzanne (Sue) Kay Gordon (Diaz) Wall, a native of Sioux City, Iowa, was
Jessie Louise Autler, 89, entered into rest on September 14, 2014 in Ripon, CA. She was born on June 5, 1925 in Maywood, CA. She joins her husband in heaven Al Autler as well as, her sons Bill and Chris Autler, grandson Brian Autler and her sisters Dorothy Wall and Betty Armstrong.
Virginia Leona Haffer, age 86, entered into rest on September 9, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on April 6, 1928, in Crystal Springs, Mississippi.
On Sept. 2, 2014, we unexpectedly lost our beloved Michael "Mike" Foley, 75, of Pollock Pines, Ca. He is survived by his loving wife, Simone Foley of Pollock Pines and his three children: Shawna Foley of Jackson, Ca.; Eva Foley of Escalon, Ca.; and Chuck Foley of Kelseyville, Ca.. He is also survived by his three grandchildren; Tiffany and Michael McGuire of Escalon, Ca. and Jacob Jamvold of Jackson, Ca.
Ron Strmiska was born in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin on June 12, 1941 to Floyd and Mabel Strmiska. He passed away at his home in Stockton at the age of 73 on September 3rd. Ron is survived by his wife of 54 years, Retha. Children, Ron Jr (Dana), Shelly (Bob Bognaes) and Ryan (Roxanne). Ten grandchildren, Robert, Richard (Renee) & Ross (Rachel) Strmiska, Darcy Walter, Daniel & Drew Bognaes, Chase, Mia, Adam & Olivia Strmiska. One great-grandchild Joshua with two more great grandchildren expected in 2015 and mother-in-law Ruby Whitmire of Banta, CA. Ron was preceded in death by his parents, sister Carol, brother-in-law ...
Bernadette Ange Langum, age 89, entered peacefully into rest on September 3, 2014 at home surround by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. She was born to the late Jules and Lucille Ange in Santa Monica, California. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Leonard Langum and her daughter, Sandra Poteet.
Michael Dojaquez, 58, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 29, 2014, in Hemet, Ca. He was born on March 29, 1956, in Chino, Ca. to Rosalie and Frank Dojaquez. He is survived by his mother and his 12 siblings: Sammy Munoz of Loomis; Gina Souza of Auburn; Irene Munoz of Stockton; Evie Perez of Perris; Paulette Black of DesMoines, Iowa; Jeannette Skarbo of Stockton; Yvonne Dojaquez of Manteca; Kathleen Mothershed of Tracy; Monica Melnikow of Isleton; Richelle White of Modesto; Nadean Mosley of Auburn; and Bernadine Dojaquez of Linden. He is preceded in death by and in heaven he joins ...
Baby Evalena Angelic Vera grew her angel wings on August 27, 2014. She came to this world on January 14, 2013 and spent 18 beautiful months with her loving parents Govanni Vera and Adrianna Lapat. Evalena is the baby sister to Gishia and Govanni Jr. Her grandparents are Connie and Evilio Vera, Jennifer and Joe Velasco and Phillip Lapat. Evalena was blessed with many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family who loved her dearly.
David Thomas Benham passed away August 18, 2014, following a two year battle with cancer. He was born on February 16, 1962, in Kittery, Maine to Arlen and Jean Benham. David served in the United States Army during his young adult life. He married his best friend, Anna, in 1993 and the two settled in Manteca. They had two daughters who were his everything. He enjoyed fishing, loved his 49ers and liked all things sports. When his oldest daughter signed up to play on a U8 soccer team, he was talked into coaching, and a game he knew little about ...
David Alan Zyski Sr., age 55, entered into rest on August 28, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on December 17, 1958, in San Rafael, CA. Dave was a resident of Manteca for 15 years.
God needed another angel. Isabel G. Saunderson entered into heaven on August 26, 2014. She was surrounded by her family and was at peace.
Howard R. DeArmond, age 88, entered into rest on August 26, 2014, in Stockton. He was born on September 16, 1925, in Drakesboro, Kentucky. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years, Clara Louise DeArmond.
Ann (Macdonald) Hoag went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, August 22, 2014, at the age of 81. She was surrounded by her family and entered peacefully into her Savior's arms.
Richard J.R. Belgarde 70, died at the VA Hospital in Livermore, CA. Memorial Services were held Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Graham Hitch Mortuary. He was laid to rest at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA.