George H. Clark, Jr. passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009 in Jackson, California, at the age of 79 years.
Helen Dismukes-Descovich-Granelli, 84, danced into Heaven Saturday, July 4, 2009. She was born Nov. 29, 1924 in Texas. Leaving on Earth her 4 boys Michael Descovich, Victor Descovich Jr., Kenneth Descovich and David Descovich and their wives and children. Helen has 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Helen's favortie day was to have all of the family and friends together with a buffett of food, fun and talk. Helen asked that no one be sad when she is finally in Heaven, but to celebrate that she is there and dance as she wants.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto California. She was born on November 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge Wisconsin.
Stena Van Andel, 99, of Ripon died Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Bethany Home. She was born to Klaas and Gertie Vander Meer on April 23, 1910 in Vona, Colorado. In 1930 she went to work in Denver, Colorado, as a nanny for two little girls. She moved to California in 1930 where she met Mike Van Andel and were married on April 5, 1936. They lived in the Ripon area and farmed two different ranches for many years. There they raised three children. In 1979 they moved to Modesto and later returned to Ripon in 1996.
George H. Clark, Jr., 79, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009 in Jackson, Cal. He was born October 26, 1929 to George Sr. and Josephine (Wenstrom) Clark in Lewiston, Idaho.
John Hernandez Jr., 56, passed away at Stanford Hospital on Friday, July 3, 2009. He was born on October 11, 1952 in Union City, CA.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto. She was born on Nov. 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge, Wisconsin.
Sherman "Bud" Renfro, 80, passed away suddenly on July 5, 2009 with his family by his side. A resident of Manteca for nearly 47 years, he was born April 9, 1929 in Lincoln, Arkansas, to the late Homer & Beulah Renfro. He worked for Fiberboard Paper Co. in Stockton for over 35 years before retiring in 1989.
Stanley Joseph Terry, 87, passed away peacefully at home on July 3, 2009. He was born April 25, 1922 in Sunnyvale, CA, to the late Stanley F. & Rose Terry. He is survived by his wife of nearly 64 years, Alice Marie Terry of Manteca; three children: Stanley A. Terry of Manteca, Stephen P. Terry of Clearlake, Kathlyn A Lafferty of Fremont; six grandchildren, Layne Lee & husband Timothy, Joseph Phillips, Stanley R. Terry & wife Elizabeth, David Terry, Lynette Terry, and Jeffrey Terry; and sister Mary Del Bono of San Carlos, CA. He was also blessed with four great-grandchildren.
Tevanie Deanne Lantz, 35, born April 23, 1974 died Thursday, July 2, 2009, joining her Papa Charlie Maehl and aunt Kim and aunt Karen in heaven. Tevanie was a loving mother to her beautiful children Gabrielle Lantz , Adrianna Lantz, and Philip Lantz ; loving daughter of Marcia Sigler Lantz, Kevin Lantz, and Andy Marleau; loving sister of KC (Bubba) Lantz and Michael Lantz; loving granddaughter to Fran Maehl; and loving aunt to Benji Lantz, Lyric Lantz and Justice Lantz. Tevanie is also a cherished family member to 15 cousins and 5 aunts and uncles and many other extended family members.
William Cummings, 61, entered into rest on Sunday, July 5, 2009 in Stockton. He was born on April 29, 1948 in Ohio to the late Mr. and Mrs. Maurice and Dalin Cummings. He was a resident of Manteca for 25 years.
Charles J. Alfaro, 71, entered into rest July 2, 2009 at his residence in Manteca surrounded by his beloved family. He was born on July 23, 1937 in Glendale, California. He joins his daughter in heaven Angelina Higareda as well as his two siblings; Hector Alfaro and Rachel Alfaro.
Elbert Wayne Bolton passed away on Wednesday, July 1, at his home in Escalon. He was 77 years old.
Loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Maria Alda Azevedo, passed away suddenly but peacefully at the age of 94 on the early morning of Monday, June 29, 2009 at her ranch home in Escalon, California.
Peter Samuel Cefalu, a beloved husband, father, and papa entered into rest on June 27, 2009 at the age of 74. He was born July 5, 1934 in San Jose, CA. Peter is survived by his loving wife of nearly 54 years, Joan Cefalu of Manteca, and three children; sons, Sal Cefalu and daughter-in-law Margaret of Las Vegas, Chris Cefalu and daughter-in-law Sandy of Manteca, and daughter, Tricia Sadler and son-in-law Loren Sadler of Ripon. He was blessed with 8 grandchildren; Nick Cefalu, Christy Cefalu, Sam Cefalu, Tyler Cefalu, Shelby Cefalu, Lane Cefalu, Brock Sadler and Wade Sadler and three ...
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.
Victor Gully, age 79, entered into rest on June 25, 2014 with his family by his side in Manteca, California. He was born on September 16, 1934 to the late Francisco and Rose (Crivello) Gully. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Tony Gully and Joe Gully, and his sisters Josephine Butler and Virginia Montesano.
Chris Peters, 88 of Manteca, California entered into rest on June 4, 2014.