Jerry Sexton passed away on March 31, 2009.
Jimmie Leona Shoup, 82 years of age, passed away in her sleep March 31, 2009, in Manteca.
Leland L. Weeden, 87, entered into rest on March 30, 2009 in Manteca.
Alexander "Al" Karas, 85, entered into rest on March 28, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on November 1, 1923 in Newark, NJ. He is preceded in death by is beloved wife Trilma "Pat" Karas and daughter Chris Cox.
Oliver Carl Teer, 94, entered into rest on March 27, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on June 12, 1914 in Post, Texas. He was preceded by his beloved wife Almeda Teer.
Alexander "Al" Karas, 85, entered into rest on March 28, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on November 1, 1923 in Newark, NJ. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Trilma "Pat" Karas and daughter Chris Cox.
Reed Mantle Oborn, 65, passed away March 22, 2009 of natural causes at Doctors Hospital in Manteca. Reed was born Sept. 17, 1943 in Tooele, Utah, to Henry Melvin and Jennie Leone Mantle Oborn. He grew up in Tooele and graduated from Tooele High School, where he was very active in sports.
Glen C. Taylor Jr., 88, entered into the presence of his Savior on March 22, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on May 14, 1920 in Buhl, Idaho to Mr and Mrs. Glen and Alice Taylor Sr. He was a resident of Manteca for the past 13 years and previously of Contra Costa for 46 years. Glen was preceded in death by his beloved wife Hazel Taylor as well as his parents.
Evelyn Ann Louis, 88, passed away on March 25, 2009 in Sacramento. Born Evelyn Ann Lucas on September 21, 1921 in Knights Ferry, CA she was the last of thirteen children of an immigrant father, John A. Lucas, from the Azores Islands. Her mother, Mary Gloria King – Lucas, was native to California. She grew up in Escalon and the Manteca area where she met her husband of 59 years, Ernie Louis, who has preceded her in death. Tracy has been her home for many years before moving to Sacramento a year ago.
Beloved wife of Edward H Cooper passed peacefully and entered into Heaven with her ever faithful husband and family at her side.
James Woodrow Russell, 72, entered into rest on March 9, 2009 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was born on February 12, 1937 in Statesville, North Carolina, to Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow and Virginia Russell. He joins his parents in heaven as well as one sister, Shirley Hollbrook-Wetzel.
Bert Willmirth died March 21, 2009 in Manteca. He was born in Jacksonville, Illinois, on October 10, 1913. He resided in San Luis Obispo from 1923 until moving to Merrill Gardens in Manteca in 2006.
Ann was born on November 4, 1945 in Decatur, IL, and grew up in Orange, TX. She passed away on March 28, 2009.
James R. Mann, 79, died March 25, 2009, in Manteca.
Larry M. Wurzburger, 56, entered into rest on March 23, 2009 in Santa Rosa. He was born on June 5, 1952 in Brooklyn New York to Mr. and Mrs.Leslie "Les" and Yolande Wurzburger. He was a resident of Newark, California since 1960. He is preceded in death by his Mother Yolande Wurzburger.
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.