Henry Elwin Koch, 77, entered into rest on December 11, 2010 in Manteca, California. He was born on July 1, 1933 in Marble Falls, Texas, to the late Mr. and Mrs. William and Kate Koch. Family and friends knew Henry as "Hank." He grew up in Escalon graduating from Escalon High School. He proudly served his country for 9 years in the United States Air Force.
Cecelia De Araujo passed away peacefully on December 9, 2010, at the age of 94, at Bethany Home in Ripon. Cecelia Isabel Lawrence was born in Hilo, Hawaii, and was the youngest of 7 children. She married Manuel De Araujo and they moved to the mainland in 1956 where they settled in Oakland, CA. She worked as a seamstress for many years.
Vivian Marie Cardoza, 91, entered into rest on Dec. 11, 2010 in Stockton, California. She was born on September 10, 1919 in Niles, California. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis F. Cardoza, daughter and son-in-law Jean and David Lawton, her son David Cardoza and great-grandchild Branden Lawton.
Arcadio Gomez passed peacefully into the arms of God with his family at his side in Madera, CA. on Friday. He came into the world on August 9, 1994. Arcadio was a junior at Turlock High. He was preceded in death by his parents Arcadio and Alma.
Ada M. Hodges, 75, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, just one day shy of her 76th birthday in Manteca. She was born on Dec. 13, 1934, in Omaha, Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her parents Ollie and Elsie Walsh as well as son Ronald Lyman.
Ernest I. Aguilar, 69, entered into rest on December 10, 2010 in Manteca, California. He was born on February 22, 1941 in Barstow, California, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Refugio and Minnie Aguilar. Ernest joins his parents in heaven as well as his two sons, Ricky and Ruben Aguilar.
Evangeline Ann Baca of Manteca passed away on December 8, 2010 in San Francisco at the age of 47. Evangeline was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 10, 1963 and was a resident of the Manteca area for the past 19 years.
Arcadio Gomez passed peacefully into the arms of God with his family at his side in Madera, CA on Friday. He came into the world on August 9, 1994. Arcadio was a junior at Turlock High. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arcadio and Alma.
Albert William Eckert, 82, was born March 13, 1928 and passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Albert was born in Woodstock, Illinois to Herbert and Bertha Eckert. Albert graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
Russell Lynn Arndt, 50, entered into rest on December 6, 2010 in Stockton, California. He was born on October 23, 1960 in Great Falls, Montana. Russell joins his father Don Arndt as well as his uncle Warren Thompson in heaven.
Arthur Machado passed away on December 3, 2010 at Tracy Convalescent Hospital, in Tracy, CA at the age of 89. He was born on October 6, 1921 in Manteca, CA and has lived in Tracy for 52 years but previously of Manteca, CA.