Everett Clair Wentworth, 93, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away at his home on September 30, 2009. He was born in Cresco, Iowa on June 26, 1916 and traveled to Gilroy, California with his parents and three brothers in 1924. He attended local schools in Gilroy and graduated from Gilroy High School in 1934 where he lived for 84 years. He was the beloved husband of Margaret Wentworth for 69 years. He and Margaret had moved to Manteca two years ago to be closer to their family.
Flor Velia Robles, 52, of Lathrop passed away in Modesto on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 of natural causes. She was born on November 30, 1956 in Zacatecas, Mexico, and has lived in Lathrop for 10 years.
Manuel C. Santiago,101,of Lathrop, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at his residence. He was born on Friday, September 4, 1908, in El Paso, TX. Manuel was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, and enjoyed traveling.
E. David Schneider was the oldest son of Margaret and Dean's seven children, born in rural Nebraska and growing up on a hard working farm.
Tyra L. McGrath, 52, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 8, 2009 in Manteca.
Corina Elizabeth Montalbo, 87, died Friday, October 9, 2009, at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson. She was born on May 1, 1922 in Petaluma. She lived in Manteca for 2 years, previously in Redwood City for 29 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Antonio Montalbo.
Janice Virginia Seib, 65, passed peacefully away on Thursday, October 1, 2009.
Jewell Ann (Busser) Goodman, 78, died Tuesday, October 6, 2009 in Modesto. She was born April 12, 1931 in Bastrop, LA. She lived in Modesto for 30 years and Tracy for 25 years.
Mary Jane Hayes (Woolf), 73, died Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Nana, you will be deeply missed by your children, Gary Woolf, Cindy Anderson, Susan Alexander, Shelly Lind, your grandchildren and great-grandchild. She will be missed for her love of family and great Italian cooking.
Kathleen "Kathy" Marie Long, 52, entered into rest on October 7, 2009 in Roseville, California. She was born on January 20, 1957 in Tracy, California.
Joan Pasma was born on September 5, 1917 to Leonard & Johanna Cook in Lynden, Washington. She passed away at Bethany Home in Ripon on October 5, 2009. She was 92 years old.
Hazel Thomas, 97, entered into rest on October 7, 2009 at her residence in Manteca. She was born on July 3, 1912 in Arkansas.
Jimmie D. French, 72, entered into rest on October 5, 2009 in Manteca, Ca. Jimmie was the only son of 7 children born on March 20, 1937 in Montrose, Arkansas. Jimmie has made Manteca his home for over 27 years.
Cindy Mandeville, 48, passed away at her home in Oxnard on September, 17, 2009 after a five month battle with ovarian cancer.
Robbie Lura Burgess, 98, of Manteca died Sunday, October 4, 2009. Graveside services will be held Thursday October 8. Born in Muskogee, OK. Mrs. Burgess moved to Stockton in 1946. For 30 years Mrs. Burgess was a clerk for Rough and Ready Island Defense Depot. She enjoyed church, camping and fishing, quilting, knitting and traveling, and was a member of Sequoia Heights Baptist Church. She will be missed by her family very much.
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.