Anakonia Kaila Salas was born on Dec. 17, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to proud parents Pauline and Gerard Pattison.
Quincy E. Cargile Jr., 89, went home to be with his Lord on Dec. 29 in Manteca. He was born to the late Quincy & Rose Cargile Sr. on June 13, 1919. He had been a Manteca resident for over 62 years.
Shelby Ray Cloud was born Aug. 14, 1940 in Arkansas. He passed away on Dec. 29 at 3:43 p.m. at home with his family in Manteca at age 68.
Robert john "Bob" Chimpky passed away in Ripon on New Year's Eve. Born on May 5, 1934, he resided in Stockton for 13 years and was previously from the Bay Area.
Lucille E. Jump, 87, passed away Jan. 1 at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
Reba Jo Kinnison, 84, passed away on Christmas day at New Hope Care Center in Tracy where she had lived with her sister, the late Trena Kelley, for the past four years.
Peter Ramirez Sr., age 82, entered into rest on Dec. 15 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family in Lathrop.
Carlene Opal Graves, 79, passed peacefully away with her family by her side on Dec. 22 in Manteca. She was born Jan. 13, 1929 in Warren, Arkansas, to the late Carl and Audra Jeffers.
Arthur R. Sanchez was taken back to heaven after 80 years of life. He is remembered by his family and friends as a strong, caring and loving husband, father and man of God. He will be missed by all, but he was ready to return to the arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ. His life is being celebrated by his wife, Genevieve Sanchez, his children, Teresa McFetridge, Michael and Mari Sanchez and Laura and Bruce Gesek. He has 8 grandchildren: Kenneth McFetridge, Alexis Sanchez, Cory Sanchez, Caleb Gesek, Daniel Gesek, Sarah Gesek, Bryan Sanchez and Elizabeth Gesek.
Tony M. Azevedo of Ripon, age 93, passed away Dec. 21.
Ronald Jackson Chancellor, 45, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 18, at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital following a chronic illness. He met his end surrounded by those he loved and were blessed to have shared in his life.
Our beloved daughter, sister, Godmother, aunt, wife, and best friend Robin Christine (Ward) Boyles passed on Friday, Dec. 12, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Stockton.
In the evening of Dec. 30, 2008, Henry (Hank) DeJong left his earthly home - 86 years and two days after he was born and seven months and ten days after the death of Ruth, his dear wife of 65 years.
Marjorie E. Ekstrom, 87, of the Manteca and Lathrop areas for over 80 years, entered into rest on Dec. 26, in Lathrop.
Orion T. Myers, 89, entered into rest on Dec. 30 in Modesto.
Frances Myrle Stroud, 96, of Stockton, passed away September 13, 2014. Born June 13, 1918 at Dameron Hospital to Lloyd "Bud" and Mary Louise Graham, Frances lived in Stockton most of her life.
Carol Anne Gould, age 73, entered into Heaven's gate on September 6, 2014. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 7, 1941. Carol was a resident of Manteca.
Bruce D. Adams passed away on September 10, 2014, in Manteca, CA, he was born in Sebastopol, CA, raised, and lived in French Camp, CA.
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.