Harold Clayton Mathews, 99, peacefully passed away to be with his Lord and Savior on September 10, 2016. Harold was born in Harvard, Nebraska to Eugene and Sylvia Mathews on June 27, 1917 and moved to Ripon at age one where he attended Ripon Elementary School.
MSGT. Robert L. Hutton (RET) age 86, passed away from complications of pneumonia on September 27, 2016 in Manteca. He was born on September 21, 1930 in Durant, OK to the late Albertis and Maurine Hutton. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Barbara, sister Aljean and brother Donald.
Inez Whitaker Long, age 94, passed away on September 23, 2016 in Manteca, CA. She was born April 1, 1922 at the family home on North Street, to George and Edith Swanson. Her respective grandparents, Gust and Anna Bowman and Helen and George Swanson settled in Manteca in 1903 on Louise Avenue.
After a long illness, Larry D. Munger, 83, entered into rest on September 20, 2016 in Manteca, CA. He was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis and Electra Munger on May 22, 1933 in Minnesota. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Robert Munger.
Mary Lou Kahl's life will be celebrated by family, friends, fellow educators and former students on Saturday, October 15, 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, in Oakdale. She lived a wonderful life, always giving her all to her family of four children, grandchildren, her husband and countless students, always saying that her decisions were based on "what's best for kids."
Joan Emma George, age 75, passed away on September 20, 2016 in Ripon CA. Joan was born in Lodi, CA. on March 5, 1941 to Emma and Jacob Moser as the youngest of three children. Joan grew up in Lodi graduating from Lodi High School in 1959. She worked at Diamond Walnut in Stockton, CA. Joan was a lot of fun and had a great spirit. She always loved to laugh with her friends and family. She also loved traveling to local casinos and going to Lake Tahoe. She will be remembered as a loving wife, sister, mother and grandmother ...
Harold A.Thomas, more affectionately known as "Tom", went home to see our Lord and Savior on September 15, 2016. Tom was a lifer here in the Central Valley. He was born September 13, 1935 in French Camp, California. Tom, a son of Harold senior and Ruby Ellen Lee, he graduated from Escalon High. He spent four years in the Air Force stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington (Thank you, a true Patriot) where he met his wife and best friend Nancy Beals of St. Maries, Idaho. They were married in 1957 at St. Paul's Lutheran ...