Norman Jay Zwinge, 89, died Tuesday, December 29, at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 18, 1920 in Tracy. He was a lineman for PG&E for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Hudson.
Kevin Thomas Byrne, 39, died Wednesday, December 23. He was born on June 20, 1970 and was a resident of Manteca.
Frances Y. Dalton 65, entered into rest on Monday, December 14, in Manteca. She was born in Kansas on September 10, 1944 to the late Charley and Violet Caskey. She joins both parents in heaven and brother, Mark Caskey and a sister Frieda Axtell.
Ruth Shetterly Darlington passed away on December 25, at the age of 89. She lived in Manteca for the last six months. Prior to moving to Manteca, she lived in Atwater for fifty years.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90. She was born October 25, 1919 in Spokane, Washington to the late J. H. P. & Imogene Gordon.
Beverly A. Lynd passed away in Manteca at the age of 77. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Mary Ann Zornes; her two sisters, Berta Sharp and Brenda Stark; her four brothers, Bob Lynd, Tom Lynd, Ernie Lynd, and Richard Lynd; her granddaughter, Christina Whitney and her great-granddaughter, Clarice Whitney. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Peggy Short and Mary Lynd, her brother, James Lynd and her daughter Kathy Whitney.
Gladys Deen Michaels, 83, went home Sunday, December 20. She is survived by her four children, Curtis Deen of Truckee, Betty Cruz of Manteca, Rosie "Deen" Farda of Citrus Heights, and Jesse Deen of Manteca; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; her sister, Ellen Dunbar of Modesto; and a brother Lod Seale of Citrus Heights. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Lod and Thelma Seale of Manteca; and her sister, Pearl Green of Green Valley, AZ.
Edna Yaw, 92, was born September 1, 1917, in Elejay, Georgia. She was one of thirteen children born to Lenore and Napoleon Bates. As a child she enjoyed the life and freedom of the woods. She grew up on a farm. The family lived in a large home made from a train station. She remembered clipping the mail to a wire which was picked up by the passing train on a weekly basis. She remembered walking a long way to a one- room schoolhouse. She also remembered prayer meetings and church services that she walked to with her Mama and ...
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, of Efland died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. His loving mother, Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, was also killed. His four-month-old sister, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the impact.
CHAPEL HILL, NC -Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, 26, of Efland, NC died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. Her son Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, was also killed. Her 4-month-old daughter, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the accident.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90.
Dr. Robert E. Schimke "Bob", 77, entered into rest on Monday, Dec. 21, surrounded by family in Ripon. He was born on July 6, 1932 in Hart, Michigan to the late E. A. & Marguerite Schimke. He attended Shelby High School graduating in 1950. He married his high school sweetheart Marilyn Field on August 11, 1951. They then moved to San Diego, California, where he was stationed on the USS Delta with the United States Navy. He attended University of California Berkeley Dental School in San Francisco graduating in 1961. He practiced briefly in San Diego and Orland, both in California ...
Valencia "Len" Sutton, 51, entered into rest on Monday, December 21, in Manteca. She was born on May 12, 1958 in Port Arthur, Texas. She joins her mother in heaven, Audrey Mae Pete, brother, Iran Pete, sister, Eva Jane Pete, mother-in-law, Junita Nelson and sister-in-law, Patrice Wright.
Gerry C. Gomes, 88, of Manteca, passed into God's loving arms on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. She was born in Manteca, on August 5, 1921 to Rose E. and Tony L. Gomes who were dairy farmers. She was one of 9 children and she grew up in the Manteca/Ripon area. Gerry loved music. A skilled guitar player in her early 20s, she played her guitar and harmonica and sang on KTRB radio station in Modesto on the Chester Smith children's weekly program in the 1940's. Throughout her years ...
Dr. Robert E. Schimke "Bob", 77, entered into rest on Monday, Dec. 21, surrounded by family in Ripon. He was born on July 6, 1932 in Hart, Michigan to the late E. A. & Marguerite Schimke. He attended Shelby High School graduating in 1950. He married his high school sweetheart Marilyn Field on August 11, 1951. They then moved to San Diego, California' where he was stationed on the USS Delta with the United States Navy. He attended University of California Berkeley Dental School in San Francisco graduating in 1961. He practiced briefly in San Diego and Orland, California. In 1969 ...
Denise Couvrette Thompson, a native of Montreal (Verdun), Quebec, Canada, passed away at home in Manteca, California on June 25, 2014. Denise is survived by five children, Robert (Bobby) Thompson, Norman Thompson, Louise Braden, Diane La Valley, and Patrick Thompson and eight grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Jo Alva Fortuny-Davis, born December 1, 1929 and longtime resident of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 6, 2014. A resident of St. Jude's Care Center, Jo Alva is survived by her children; Mikel Fortuny, Tina Fisher, John Fortuny III, Tony Fortuny, Ed Fortuny, her sister Pat Miller and family and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed dearly. Services for Jo Alva will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Care Center in Manteca. Funeral services provided by DeYoung Memorial Chapel in Stockton.
Oval H. Adkins "Bud", 81 entered into rest on July 4, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on November 30, 1932 in West Virginia to Abner and Bertha Adkins. Bud is preceded in death by his parents and siblings.
Over his 98, years of life, Joe Martinez lived with love, passion and integrity. One of 11 children to Ysabel and Francisco Avila, Joe was born in San Bernardino, CA, raised in Richmond, CA, and for the last 30 years, lived in Manteca, CA.
Betty Glenn, 93, of Manteca went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2014.
Vicente "Ben" Cruz, 70, entered into rest on July 1, 2014, in Yosemite, Ca. He was born on Dec. 3, 1943, in Guam. He joins his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Isabel Cruz, in heaven as well as his two siblings, Maria and Manuel Cruz.