Dale Lee Bonds passed away on Jan. 29th after a long illness. He was 78 years old. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Geneva Bonds; his son Derrel Bonds of Atwater; his daughter Ronda Frampton of Indiana; his daughter Leanna Scott of Manteca; his son Dan Bonds of Manteca his daughter Luchelle Sartain of Manteca; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Cemetery service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 4th, at 1p.m. at Gridley Biggs Cemetery in Gridley, Calif.
Sean Quinn passed away after a long illness on January 6, 2014 in Bangor, ME. Longtime resident of Manteca and graduated from Manteca High School in 1985.
James Leslie Benedict passed away December 11, 2013 at the age of 61, due to complications from a stroke. He was born to Ivan and Donna Benedict, April 27, 1952 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was raised in San Mateo, CA and graduated from Hillsdale High School. He lived at Camilla Gardens in Manteca for nearly 20 years. Jim was a talented photographer who loved animals. He also greatly enjoyed working with his hands and building models.
Bonnie Daniel, age 88, was born and raised in south eastern Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Lee Vinson and Ruthie Bass Vinson.
Born in Racine, WI to the Rev. Edward Andersen and Marie Frey Andersen, Maynard was the youngest of seven boys, all now deceased. He is survived by his wife Luella (Drummond) Andersen, married 65 years, his sons; Douglas (Linda) Andersen, Peter (Angie) Andersen, grandsons Tyler and Travis, great-granddaughter Gianna and great-grandson Athen, and Linda's son, Sean McComb. Maynard and Luella's third son, Joel, died at age nine of leukemia.
Leo Phillip Cardinal Jr. age 80 of Lexington, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 at Purcell Municipal Hospital. He was born May 27, 1933 in Purcell, OK the second child of three children born to Leo Phillip Cardinal Sr. and Jewell Margaret (Guess) Cardinal. Leo moved to Manteca, California at the age of seven with his family. There he attended school and graduated with the class of 1952. That same year he married the love of his life, Ruby Delores Elliott. They were married on January 27, 1952. One year later in 1953, Leo joined the U. S. Air Force ...
Melvern "Mel" Wiltz, passed away in an automobile accident on Sunday, January 19, 2014 in French Camp, CA. He was born on January 16, 1992 in Stockton, Ca. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Patricia Wiltz, and his maternal grandparents Russell and Edwina Edwards. Mel is survived by his parents Melvern Wiltz Jr. of Texas and Lenore Wiltz of Stockton. He has four siblings; Vonceil Wiltz of Stockton, Fannessa Wiltz of Las Vegas, Cordell Wiltz and Donavon Wiltz both of Texas. In addition, Mel has one surviving grandfather, Melvern Wiltz Sr. and many aunts, uncles and extended ...
Robin Garcia, 59, entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 23, 2014 in Modesto, California. She was born on November 4, 1954 in Alameda, California. In heaven, Robin joins parents Frances and John Howard, her loving husband Roy Garcia, sister Dianne Cohee, and brother-in-law Charles Cohee.
Donald Rudolph, of Ripon, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was 85. He was born August 24, 1928 to Kenneth and Flora Rudolph, of Leesburg, PA. Donald has two brothers, Dale of Ironton, Ohio and Larry of Mentor, Ohio. He married Esther Winklevoss in May of 1947. They had three children, the late Ron of Las Vegas, NV, Debbie of Manteca, CA, and Ken of Ripon, CA. They were blessed with three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Richard L. Prouty, age 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Modesto, after a short illness. He was a 1969 graduate of East Union High School in Manteca and Fresno State College. He is survived by one sister, Evelyn Prouty of Manteca, and a niece and nephew. Services have already been held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Manteca Historical Society.
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Heaven gained a mighty Angel. Ronald Charles Joseph Nelson II at the young age of 43 died in his Pleasanton home surrounded by his family. Ron was a remarkable husband, an unbelievable father, and a most caring and giving son and brother. Ron cared about everyone he ever met and all who met him learned something valuable. Ron was a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley for 17 years and in that time grew great respect and many friendships. Ron battled Mesothelioma for almost 2 years and left us all too soon. Ron is survived by ...
Harry Guibor, a resident of Manteca since 1945 and a master mechanic at Spreckels Sugar spanning a career of 40 years, died Tuesday, January 21, 2014. He was 97.
DeDee Kathelene (Drummond) Thomas passed away suddenly on December 12, 2013.
Roger A. Fells, 64, of Manteca, Calif. passed on August 16, 2013 at Pikes Peak Hospice of Colorado Springs, CO due to complications from a two year battle with Lou Gehrigs Disease (ALS).
Charles Gonzalez, age 75, entered into rest on January 12, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on November 15, 1933 in Jackson, CA, to the late Ygnacio and Loretta (Cota) Gonzalez. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Dolores Maldonado, and daughter, Debbie Gonzalez.
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.