Henry Freitas Nascimento, 86, entered into rest on November 27, 2014 in Stockton, CA., He was born March 19, 1928 in California. Henry joins his wife Virginia in heaven.
Ricky Fred Brown, age 57, went home to Jesus on November 28, 2014. Rick was born in San Jose, CA on January 28, 1957.
Sarah Mary Weibel, 90, peacefully entered eternal rest, surrounded by her loved ones.
James "Jim" Real, 70, passed into eternal rest on Sunday, November 23, 2014, in Manteca.
Don Alan Cox, longtime central valley resident, passed away October 24, 2014. Don was known to friends and family as Alan. He passed in the company of his wife, Laura, after a long battle with a rare form of cancer known as Sarcoma. Alan loved life, and was enthused with Nascar, bowling, being a grandpa and had a love for golfing. He was a great husband and awesome grandpa.
Erald W. Choate, age 76, entered the gates of heaven on Thursday, November 27, 2014 in Hughson, CA. He was born in Gardena, CA on May 9, 1938.
Henk was born in the Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands. He immigrated to the USA in 1950.
Phyllis Mary Ingell died peacefully on Thanksgiving morning, November 27, 2014 at the age of 97, in Ripon. She was born in Willow Creek, Montana on August 1, 1917 to Walter and Lucile Crouse. She was a resident of Ripon for the past 28 years, since she and her husband retired, selling their farm and home in Lockeford, CA.
Clayton James Lamb, 17, entered into rest on November 24, 2014 in Modesto, CA. He was born on May 7, 1997 in Los Gatos, CA.
Cheyenne Elaine Uecker, 16 years old of Manteca, CA entered the gates of heaven on Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Tracy, CA. On the way home from San Francisco, Cheyenne was in a very tragic car accident. She was born on April 11th, 1998 in Manteca, CA to Bobby Uecker and Heather Allgood. She has been a resident of Manteca, CA and Roseburg, OR. She joins her great grandfathers Leroy Topie and Vernon Uecker, and her grandfather David Allgood in heaven.
Anthony D'Alessandro, 81, entered into rest on November 24, 2014 in Manteca, Ca. He was born on June 3, 1933 in Boston Massachusetts. He has been a resident of Manteca for the past 6 years.
Robert "Bob" Mack entered into rest on November 16, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born on July 12, 1929 in Kranzburg, Codington Co South Dakota. He joins his parents Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Mack in heaven as well as his siblings Mary Ann Friske, Ralph Mack, Francis Mack, Al Mack, Phil Mack, Anthony Mack. Her children, now deceased, and waiting for him in heaven are Alan Dale Janke, Mark Lee Janke, and Pamela Janke. grandson, Mark Lee Janke, Jr.
Linda Kay Linch, 71, entered into rest on November 18th, 2014 in Manteca, California. She was born on December 31, 1942 in Idaho. She joins her parents, Basil and Imagene Ridgeway in heaven.
David Edward Lee, 64, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born on Aug. 2, 1950 in San Francisco. In heaven he joins his loving father Owen Lee. David leaves behind his mother Donna Cyr of Santa Rosa, and three children Karina Lee, Ashley Lee and Roger Sanchez. He was blessed with two grandchildren, Ryan Sanchez and Angel Gavidia. In addition, he has three surviving siblings: Wanda Lee, Janet Lee Anjain and Sandy Brayer.
Patricia I. Fehlhaber entered into rest on November 14, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born April 22, 1944 in Hayward, CA. Pat was surrounded by her family and was at peace. Joining her father Leolan and Ione Adams in heaven.
Carolyn Fay Brown, age 71, entered into God's arms on February 11, 2015 after a long illness.
Penny Coburn was born Joan Penelope Luey on April 6, 1943 and passed away on February 24, 2015 at the age of 71. Penny is survived by her husband John Coburn and five children. David Coburn (Nina Coburn), WI, Debbie Shaw (Dennis Shaw) Escalon, Susan Biggs (Dan Biggs) Waterford, Shawn Coburn Dietzel Escalon, Daniel Coburn (Audra Coburn) Manteca. Additionally she has 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She also has two sisters, Martha Stiles, Greenfield, MA, and Marion De Paula, San Pedro, CA.
Jean Doris Stettnichs, 80, was taken by our Lord on February 21, 2015 in Salida, Ca. surrounded by her family. She was born in Cache, Arkansas on August 20, 1934 to the late Howard and Sadie Mitchell. In heaven she joins her parents as well as her adored daughter Twilla Galapon, siblings, Raymond Mitchell, Bill Mitchell and Carma Mitchell.
Sam Scott Battista of Turlock, CA worked as a butcher at Turlock Supermarket, a mechanic at Olson's Tractor Repair, a driver for Airgas, a housepainter with his father, brother, and nephew, and was a Master Craftsman. He was as proud of his work restoring downtown Turlock as he was building wheelchair ramps for his loved ones. He was truly a Sam-Of-All-Trades.
Gary Herman Schlavin passed away peacefully at Kaiser Hospital in Fremont after a lengthy illness.
Barbara Anne Spencer passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, at the age of 69.
Mrs. Jacqueline L. "Jackie" Shriver died peacefully at home on February 15, 2015 in Arroyo Grande, California at the age of 79.
Thomas Rey, 85, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 at his home in Stockton. He was born May 31, 1929 in Fresno, CA. He is preceded in death by his daughter Lori Rey Beach. Thomas is survived by his wife Margaret Ann, daughter Tommiette Rey, and son Ronald (Linda Sue) Rey. He was blessed with two grandchildren, Juraidi Rey, and Zachary Rey, as well as a great grandson Tyler Thomas Rey, step-granddaughter Jessica Miller, and step-great grandson, Jakob Miller.
Douglas Gene Johnson, born March 4, 1950 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis and Betty Johnson.
Roger Falge passed away after a brief time in Hospice care while visiting his children in Washington State. He was born in New York City and lived in Manteca for the past 20 years. Roger practiced as a Marriage and Family Counselor locally for most of those years. He was deeply committed to helping his many clients. He was also devoted to his religion and was a parishioner at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Betty Lourene Field, 90, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on August 30, 1924 in Lodi Ca. She is preceded in death by her parents Martin and Reva Glynn as well as, her brothers Martin and Leon and her beloved husband Richard Field.
Ruby Irwin, teacher, amateur gardener and longtime resident of Northern California, died Friday, Feb. 20, in Lodi. She was 95.
Inocencio Esquillo 81, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Lathrop California, He was born on October 14, 1933 to the late Gregorio and Simiona Esquillo in the Philippines.
Donald Shupe, 86, entered into rest on February 21, 2015 in Manteca, Ca. He was born in Nebraska on September 16, 1928. He is preceded in death by his wife Verna Shupe.
Leona M. Smith entered into rest on February 17, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 18, 1926 in Westwood CA. She joins her husband Ralph, son Earnest, and granddaughter Rebecca Anne Leister in heaven. Leona is survived by her son Ralph L (Pearl) Smith, daughter Sallie J (Donald) Leister and Brother, William Potorf. She was blessed with 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.