June Nelson (AKA Mom & Granny to so many) passed peacefully into her eternal home on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at 1:58 a.m. surrounded by all her children at her home in Manteca. June was two days short of her 92nd birthday.
Lisa K. Bartenhagen, 48, entered into rest on March 17, 2009in Lathrop. She was born on March 17, 1961 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Phyllis Bartenhagen in Stockton. She joins her father Robert Bartenhagen in heaven.
Helen M. Hamm, devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on March 18, 2009 at the age of 93.
Alan W. Wyrick, 60, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009 in Manteca. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on July 25, 1948 to the late James "L. C." and Ethel Wyrick. Alan is a long time resident of Manteca and graduated from Manteca High in 1967. He worked as a maintenance mechanic for over 35 years, and several of those years were spent working at Spreckels Sugar.
PFC Richard Bowers, US Marine Corps, a veteran of 10 months service in the South Pacific, has invested $500 in war bonds since his enlistment in February, 1941. The youth has returned to duty after spending a 30-day furlough with his parents, Mr. & Mrs. D. E. Bowers, Fort Huachuca. Insidious Japanese propaganda spread by radio broadcasts from Tokyo doesn't deceive the American fighting men, according to PFC Richard Bowers, 22, US Marine Corps, a former Phoenician, who has seen 10 months duty in the South Pacific.
Myrtice Marshall, 84, entered into rest on March 13, 2009 in Stockton. She was born on March 20, 1924 to Mr. and Mrs. Luther and Grace Davidson in Central City, New Mexico. She joins her parents, one sister Mae Keene and her beloved husband Edward Marshall in heaven.
Jose Caetano Diniz loving and devoted husband, father, and friend passed away peacefully March 18, 2009 in the presence of family in Oakdale, CA, at the age of 83. Jose was born in Terceira Acores, Portugal, where he was raised, educated, and served in the military. After fulfilling his military duties, Jose obtained a job at the United States Air Force Base in Lajes, Terceira where he worked for twenty years climbing the ranks and eventually becoming General Manager of Operations in the Commissary Division. Shortly after beginning his career, Jose married Lina Linhares Candida, and had five wonderful children ...
Frank Macedo, 88, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2009 in Manteca. He was born in Ripon on November 16, 1920 and was a lifelong resident of Manteca.
Ralph Matney, 63, entered into rest on March 14, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on December 7, 1945 to Mr. and Mrs. William and Normalee Matney in Hayward, California. Ralph has been a resident of Manteca (Del-Webb Community) for the past 14 months; he was previously of Antioch, California. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as one brother Richard Matney.
Frank Ruggirello, 78, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on March 17, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on August 15, 1930 to Mr. and Mrs. Antonino and Catherine Ruggirello in Detroit, Michigan. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother Sam Ruggirello.
GaleWix passed away at his home in Ripon on Tuesday, March 17. He was 69 years old. He was born in Hawaii on February 1, 1940 and came to live in the Bay Area in 1963.
Molly Christell Auld, 90, entered into rest on March 16, 2009 in Stockton. She was born on March 26, 1918 in Los Animas, Colorado to Mr. and Mrs. George and Rossie Craig.
Peggy Lee Campbell, 64, of Vernalis passed away March 5, 2009 in Manteca.
Hannah Elizabeth (Lee) Milhous Thomas peacefully passed away from this life at the age of 80 on Sunday March 15, 2009 in Lodi. Lee was born Nov. 20, 1928 to Ezra and Lima Milhous in Brawley, CA. Lee graduated from Strathmore Union High School and Fullerton Junior College. Lee was the youngest child of Ezra and Lima and was preceded in death by both parents and all siblings: Robert, Charles, Phillip, Oliver, Jane, Alice, William, Jessie, and Calvin.
Molly Christell Auld, 90, entered into rest on March 16, 2009 in Stockton. She was born on March 26, 1918 in Los Animas, Colorado, to Mr. and Mrs. George (and Rossie) Craig.
Josefa "Pepa" Mercado, 77, entered into rest on April 15, 2014 in Manteca, Ca. She was born on September 17, 1936 in Chihuahua, Mexico. She joins her parents in heaven Victoriano and Eusebia Cervantes and one sister Maria Cervantes Garcia.
Jerry Sapp, 75 of Columbia, CA, entered into rest on April 3, 2014, after many health battles.
Eloisa Alexander, 65, entered into rest on Friday, April 11, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 16, 1948 in French Camp to the late Jose and Eloisa De Leon. Eloisa Alexander is preceded in death by brothers Bonifacio De Leon, Alex De Leon and Toby De Leon and sisters Lucy Escalante and Mary Villanueva.
Mary Elizabeth Kirby "Cheech", 74, entered into rest on April 12, 2014, surrounded by her family in Manteca. She was born on January 14, 1940, to Thomas and Mary Clark in Oakland California. In heaven Mary joins her parents, as well as her daughter Gwendolyn Ferguson and brothers Jerold and Michael D. Clark.
Doris Lee Griffin, 88, entered into eternal rest on April 11, 2014 in Stockton. She was born on September 25, 1925 in Newburgh, Indiana. In heaven she joins her late husband Jewel Griffin.
Born in Hettinger, North Dakota, on September 23, 1938 Lorraine was the youngest of six with three older brothers and two older sisters and was raised on a farm on the prairie. The Dole family moved to Escalon where she attended grammar school and Escalon High. As a young woman, Lorraine caught Glenn Fredriks eye at a gathering at their good friends, the Vanden Bosch's, and quickly became his sweetheart when he took her on a date the next weekend in his 1957 Skyliner. They got engaged fourth of July, 1959 and married at Calvary Reformed Church in Ripon ...
Beryl Blanche Davis, 87, of Manteca passed away on April 5, 2014. She was born to the on Oct. 2, 1926 in Millburne, WY, the youngest of eight children, and grew up in Salt Lake City, UT.
Rudy Anthony Rocha Sr., age 41, entered into rest on April 10, 2014 in Manteca. He was born August 16, 1972 in Los Angeles, CA. He joins is father in heaven Albert Rocha.
Debbie Browning, 59, entered into rest on April 10, 2014 in Manteca. She was born on February 12, 1955 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She joins her sister in heaven; Barbara Taylor.
Frank Louis Scarlata passed away after a brief illness on March 28, 2014 with family at his side. He was born on October 24, 1934, in Manteca, CA and lived his entire life in San Joaquin County. He is preceded in death by his parents Louis & Rose Scarlata, his brother Louis Scarlata Jr., and his wife of 40 years, Joan Scarlata.
Donald Ray Carr, Jr., 61, entered into rest on April 4, 2014. His daughter is Crystin Carr (Shaun Riley); grandchildren are Kayla, Casey, and Jasmine. Service - Sat., April 12, 1:30 PM, Terzich & Wilson, Sonora.
Geraldine "Geri" Beeson affectionately known as Nona, 90, entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 4, 2014, in Modesto. She was born on 4th of July in 1923, in San Francisco, California, to Thomas and Margaret Damato. In heaven she joins her loving son David Beeson and daughter- in-law Diana Beeson as well as her brothers, Joseph and Larry Damata.
Ysidro "Tito" Tafoya of Lathrop & Manteca was born in Santa Ana, CA on May 15, 1924. He entered in to rest on April 5, 2014. He was 89 years old.
Rosaleigh Norwood, age 93, passed away on April 2, 2014 in Lodi, California. She was born in Richmond, California on November 4, 1920 and although she enjoyed singing, dancing, and working with people throughout her life very much, her biggest enjoyment was her family.
Antonio P. Dias, 80, entered into rest on April 5, 2014, in Manteca. He was born the youngest of nine children on July 14, 1933, in Terceira, Azores. He joins his parents Francisco & Maria de Lourdes Dias in heaven, as well as seven siblings.