Leith Henry Todd, 89, was a resident of Manteca for over 30 years. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born Sept. 2, 1919 in Big Heart, Oklahoma. He was raised in Modesto and lived most of his life in the valley until moving to Arizona in 2005.
Clair A. Weast was born in Modesto on October 13, 1913, Clair passed away in Manteca on April 27, 2009. He lived 72 of his 95 years in San Joaquin County.
Hermelinda C. Ayala passed away April 26, 2009.
Henry M. Rodriguez, 81, passed away in Tracy at home surrounded by family.
Edna "Jan" Tachara, 84, entered into rest on April 26, 2009 in Copperopolis, California. She was born on October 16, 1924 in Pueblo, Colorado. She joins her son Tom Tachara and her brother Bob Butts in heaven.
Henry Guzman, 81, went to be with our Heavenly Father on April 20, 2009. He was born May 31, 1927 in Stockton to the late Bernardino and Maria Guzman. He worked at Libby Owens Ford in Lathrop for over 23 years before retiring in 1989. Mr. Guzman leaves behind his loving wife of over 51 years, Mercedes T. Guzman. His three wonderful children; Mark Guzman and wife Shirley, Ronald Guzman and wife Belinda, and Michael Guzman. He was also blessed with eight grandchildren; Alyssa, Allen, Jennifer, Nichole, Kristina, Monika, Alexandra and Harley. He is also survived by his siblings; Tony ...
Norman Carmean, 80, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on November 18, 1928 in St. Louis, MO. He was a resident of Tracy for the past 3 years. He joins his wife in heaven Anna Mae Carmean, as well as his 4 sisters.
Thomas M. Paulson Sr., 89, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on April 24, 1919 in Jewitt, Ohio. He was a resident of Modesto since 1992 and previously of Manteca since 1949. He joins his wife of 50 years in heaven Geneva Paulson.
Dorothy is now home with the Lord after a long & blessed life. She is preceded in death by her husband of 30 yrs William G. Simpson (1977). She is survived by daughter Linda Snyder of Stockton. Son, Tim Simpson of Issaquah Washington & his wife Kim; granddaughter Romey Aksland of Manteca & her husband Jeff; grandsons Matthew Snyder Sr. of Manteca & David Simpson of Issaquah Washington; great-great-grandchildren Matthew Snyder Jr. Zakk Snyder, Lauren Taylor, Justin Taylor & Hanna Grace Aksland of Manteca and Isaac Simpson of Issaquah Washington; and all of her neighbors whom she loved on Alder Street in Stockton.
Manuel de Sousa Dutra, 75, passed peacefully away on Monday, April 13, 2009. He was born Jan. 18, 1934 in Faial, Acores, Portugal. He lived in Faial until April of 1956 when he left to Galt, Canada. There he married the love of his life, Maria Alice dos Santos on Dec. 11, 1960.
Alison Van Houten Freeseha was born on February 18, 1984 in Modesto. She graduated from Ripon Christian High School and Western Pacific Trucking School.
Alice Mabel Neeley, 85, loving mother, grandmother and lifelong Manteca resident passed peacefully away on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. She was born October 19, 1923 in Stockton. She was preceded in death by her parents Earl & Mabel Rogers and her husband of 38 years, Lee R. Neeley.
Jeanette Marie Mathews, 19, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 17, 2009 in Fresno. She was born June 1, 1989 in Stockton to Kim and Marie Mathews.
Peggy Burttram passed away on April 14, 2009. She was 65.
Martin Stuart Haskins, 53, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in Hughson, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Oct. 8, 1955 in Tracy and lived in Manteca for 53 years.
Loretta June Rybicki, 74, entered into rest on April 14, 2015 in Manteca. She was born in Madera, California, June 18, 1940, to Clyde and Evalee Smith.
On December 29, 2014, our Heavenly Father brought home his faithful child Mary Ellen Williams. She was born on April 17,1959 in Vallejo, CA. She spent the majority of her life here on earth in Manteca, CA, where she grew up. During her 55 years here she aspired to be a designer, succeeding in leaving her design forever imprinted on our hearts. A wonderfully unique, kindred,. God broke the mold kind of soul. Mary Ellen was a member of The Rainbow Girls, attended Golden West Elem., and East Union High School in Manteca. Known for her wildly entertaining ways ...
Calvin Clayton Proctor, Jr. passed away just after midnight, April 11, 2015, in Paradise, California. Born February 25, 1956, the oldest child of Cal Proctor Sr. and Delora Walker Proctor, Cal grew up in the bay area as he graduated from Amador High School. Cal worked in the roofing industry his entire adult life, following in his father's chosen occupation. He worked for several roofing wholesalers over the years, including Bryant, Allied, Summit and finally RSG Roofing, moving up the ladder from the yard to branch manager, successfully bidding and building corporate contract accounts and increasing business for his ...
Christy McCain went to heaven at the age of 65 in her home in Pismo Beach, Ca., after a courageous 8-year battle with breast cancer.
Lawrence Cervantes, 84, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Manteca CA. He was born September 5, 1930 in McCook Nebraska. He is preceded in death by his sister Victoria. He is survived by his wife Alice and his children, David, Carmen, Loreen (Rick) Ferreira, Alphonso (Patricia), Monica (Abraham) Rego. In addition he is surviving by his 5 siblings, Jesse, Raymond, Irene, Louis and Martin. He was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Jerry was called to his heavenly home on Monday, March 30 at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto at the age of 65 after a brief struggle with brain cancer.
Robert O. Adams, 85, entered into rest on April 4, 2015 in Modesto California. He was born January 19, 1930 in Oakdale CA. Robert is survived by his son Alan (Stacie), daughter Susan (Ralph) McElvain, sister Eunice Frey, and 10 nieces and nephews.
Clyde Warren Percival, born on July 12, 1924, called home Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rose Wilson passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family at the age of 88, on April 5, 2015. She was born on June 8, 1926 in San Francisco, California. Her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Cundari immigrated to the United States from Southern Italy. She was incredibly proud of her Italian heritage. She was raised in Stockton, CA, where she attended Stockton High School. After losing both parents at a young age, she cared for her younger brother, Angelo, helping raise him as a young adult. Rose received a Presidential Certificate of Commendation from President Harry S. Truman for ...
John Lee Preyer II was born on March 10, 1954 in Montgomery, AL to the parents of John Lee and Rosie Nell Preyer. He was the first of two children. John was called (Johnny Kool) by friends and family starting at an early age, in Cleveland, OH where he attended St. Adalbert and Benedictine all boys school. John graduated high school from El Cerrito High in El Cerrito, CA. Here is where he met his soulmate Brenda Whiten.
Anita Jane Cassidy passed away peacefully on April 5, 2015. She was born on May 12, 1936 in Stockton, CA.
Brenda Gayle Preyer, 61, entered into rest on March 15, 2015. She was born February 2, 1954 in Fairfield CA. Brenda is survived by her husband of 41 years John, her son Johnny and his wife Antoinette, son Michael and his wife Audea. Also her father Frank and six siblings; Marsha, Jeffrey, Wanda, Frank, Harold and Omar Whiten. In addition Brenda is survived by her 6 grandchildren whom she adored.
Evelyn Ann Angulo, 52, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on March 27, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on May 3, 1962 in Compton, CA. In heaven she joins her father Arthur Franklin Thompson.
Elsie Silva, 82, entered into rest on April 1, 2015 in Hughson, CA. She was born on October 6, 1932 in Tracy to the late Manuel and Aldena Telles. She joins her parents in heaven, as well as her husband of 55 years, George Silva and her two brothers Manuel and Edward Telles.
The Wilverding family lost its patriarch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 when George F. Wilverding Sr. succumbed after a long brave battle with cancer. Born November 18, 1933, George grew up in Scranton, PA where he started his family before moving to Manteca in 1981. George had a unique personality that always kept his family and friends amused. He was a huge fan of golf, UFC, and Mike and Mike in the morning, and of course DA-BEARS! his main hobby was Tuesday night poker with the guys.