Johnny A. Rojas, 71, entered into rest on January 31, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on February 3, 1938 to Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro and Isabel Rojas in San Jose, Arizona. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Mary Ybarra and Angel Rojas.
Leland William Perkins was born to Mary Ella and Leland Perkins on November 28, 1939 in Canton, Illinois. Bill Perkins passed away peacefully at Hospice House in Stockton on February 2, 2009.
Joe N. Terra, 75, of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2. He was born on Oct. 27, 1933. He was a former president of the FESM Portuguese Festa, and also a member. He was also former president of the Tracy Portuguese marching band. Joe loves pending time with his family, enjoying activities such as fishing, camping and gardening with them.
Timothy Ken Rodelander, 42 years-old, born December 3, 1966, passed away January 24, 2009.
Valton Boyles, 89, of Susanville, CA passed away peacefully on January 31, 2009.
Frank G. Cargill, 83, of Manteca, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2009 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
Margaret Rinzler, 89, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2008, in Arroyo Grande, California.
Joyce "Joy" DeSoto passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at age 67.
Don Fisher passed away peacefully in his sleep during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. Don was greeted in heaven by his wife of 43 years Evelyn Fisher, his son Richard (Patty) Ulibarri and by his parents Henry and Delta Fisher. Don will be missed by his daughter Nancy (Greg) Stryker of Ceres, sons; Randy (Kathy) Ulibarri, Gary (Mary) Ulibarri, Anthony (Norma) Ulibarri of Manteca, daughters; Karen Stanton, Karla Smith, Kellye Fisher and son Kevin Fisher as well as by his ten grandchildren and one great grandson. He is survived by his brothers; Ralph Fisher, John Fisher ...
Willis W. Runnels passed away January 26, 2009 in Clinton, Utah at the age of 70.
William "Bill" Perry Sr., 85, entered into rest on January 27, 2009 in Manteca,
Evelyn Grace Risenhoover, 80, entered into rest on January 19, 2009 in Modesto. She was born on March 13, 1928 in Manteca to Mr. & Mrs. Manuel and Loretta Silva. She is preceded in death by her sister Gertrude Silva.
Dale Lawrence Sherman, 55, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in the mountains, the place he loved the most, after having a wonderful walk in the snow with his beautiful children. He has gone to heaven to be an angel with his parents, Ralph and Eula Sherman. He was a beautiful person inside and out and will be missed by everyone who knew him.
William E. "Bill" Slack, 64, passed away Jan. 20, 2009 in Hughson.
Kathryn (Kaye) Lee passed away peacefully in her Manteca home on Monday, January 26.
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.