Melvin Dale Leiske, 92, entered into rest on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 in Manteca. He was born on October 21, 1918 in North Dakota. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Helen Leiske as well as his infant son Dorian Dean Leiske and granddaughter Jennifer Wheelwright.
Claudine Leverett, 86, of Turlock passed away at Elness Convalescent Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. She was born in Bellville, AR, to Thomas and Susan Cashion in 1924. She had lived in Arizona and moved to Manteca in the early 1950's. In the early 1990's, she moved to Modesto and three years ago moved to Turlock. She was a member of the Assembly of God churches and traveled helping the evangelists. She enjoyed family, gardening, walking and traveling the world.
Bill Carson, 84, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 28, 2010 in Manteca. He was born on April 29th, 1926 in McFarland, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents W.T. and Carrie Carson as well as siblings Leda Carson, Robert Carson and granddaughter Meagan Rogers.
Bill Carson 84, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 28, 2010 in Manteca. He was born on April 29, 1926 in McFarland, CA. He is preceded in death by his parents W.T. and Carrie Carson as well as siblings Leda Carson and Robert Carson.
Elisabeth Carrillo, 62, entered into rest on January 6, 2011 in Manteca, Ca. She was born on April 6, 1948 in Germany to the late Albert and Elsa Hauser. She has been a resident of Manteca for 43 years.
John Vander Schaaf went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 7, 2011. His family dearly loved him. He will be remembered for his example of a godly husband and dad, his love for the Lord, and his love of fun and laughter. John was born on January 22, 1926 in Toppenhuizen, Friesland to Cora and Earl Vander Schaaf.
Elisabeth Carrillo, 62, entered into rest on January 6, 2011 in Manteca, CA. She was born on April 6, 1948 in Germany to the late Albert and Elsa Hauser. She has been a resident of Manteca for 43 years.
Scott Eric Foster, 44, entered into rest on December 31, 2010 in French Camp, California. He was born on February 25, 1966 in Stockton, California. He is preceded in death by his parents the late James Foster and Sandra Cox. He has been a lifetime resident of the San Joaquin County area.
Blanche Froning, 94, entered into rest on January 5, 2011in Modesto with her loving family at her side. She was born on May 26, 1916 in Iowa. Blanche was a country school teacher in Garrison, Iowa, prior to becoming a homemaker. She and her husband, W.W. "Bud" Froning raised four children, they shared with them their love for life, education, music and sports. At her church she was the music director for many years, touching many people with her beautiful gift.
Roslyn K. Sage, 79, of Manteca passed away due to natural causes on December 31, 2010 at her residence in Manteca. Born Roslyn K. Franklin on March 14, 1931 in San Francisco she has called Manteca her home for the past 40 years.
Matilda Tamarra passed away peacefully in Modesto on Nov. 15, 2010. She was born Matilda Maxima Acosta on Feb. 28, 1948 on the island of Oahu, Hawaii to the late Marcos Acosta and Ellen and Juan Rezonable.