Longin Luxa passed away peacefully on July 2, 2009 in Manteca, at the age of 103 years. He was a resident of Manteca for 20 years. He was born on October 13, 1905 in Stanton, Nebraska, where he worked as a farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Sophie Dubsky.
Godfrey Joseph Savard, 62, died Saturday, June 27, at Wine Country Care Center in Lodi. He was born on Dec. 31, 1946 in Hartford, Connecticut. He had lived in Manteca since 1982.
Irma Vegas, 59, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 11, 2009 in Stanford, CA. She was born in San Jose, CA on July 7, 1950 to the late Ysidro & Natalia Barrera.
A Manteca resident for more than 20 years passed away on July 9, 2009 in the loving arms of her family, following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer. Jennifer worked as the CFO in the family business for more than 23 years. Jennifer was an active community member and fundraiser in Manteca, at her children's schools, soccer teams, volleyball, and Relay for Life events.
Hugh Carrol Johnson, 74, died Thursday, July 9, 2009. He was born March 3, 1935 in Portales, New Mexico to his mother Willie Mae Wright and Father Joseph Harrison Johnson. Hugh's mother cherished him. Hugh found the love of his life when he was 16 years old and was married to her in July 1954 in Sacramento, at age 19.
A Manteca resident for more than 20 years. Passed away on July 9, 2009 in the loving arms of her family, following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer. Jennifer worked as the CFO in the family business for more than 23 years. Jennifer was an active community member and fundraiser in Manteca, at her children's schools, soccer teams, volleyball, and Relay for Life events.
Alice was born August 17, 1935 in Pike County, AR and passed away July 6, 2009 in Bakersfield, CA. She has been a resident of Manteca since 1962.
A Manteca resident for more than 20 years. Passed away on July 9, 2009 in the loving arms of her family following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma cancer.
Gertrude Opal Goldman, 83, entered into rest on July 9, 2009 in Modesto, California. She was born on February 9, 1926 in Oklahoma. She is preceded in death by 5 siblings and her beloved husband Martin Goldman.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto California. She was born on November 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge Wisconsin. She is preceded in death by her two brothers Paul Hoover and Frankie Hoover. Mrs. Limas is survived by her beloved husband of 28 years Richard Limas of Manteca. Her children are; Sheilah Goulart and her husband Manuel of Manteca, Shelly Reyes and her husband Robert of Salida, Julie Garza and her husband Bernie of Manteca, and Cathy Grijalva and her husband Joe of Stockton. Her siblings are Earl Hoover of Canoga Park, Maxine Brewer of ...
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 was 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. 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.
Dorothy Estelle Harris was born on September 23, 1918, in Albemarle County, Virginia to Wellington Miller and Carrie Belew Miller, passing peacefully on February 11, 2015.
Dorothy Jane Eitelgeorge, 76, peacefully passed away on February 9, 2015. She was born on March 1, 1938 in Pocatello, Idaho. Much of her childhood years were spent in Idaho but she lived the last 65 years of her life in Manteca. She married, as she would often say, "a dime among nickels", Charles Eitelgeorge, in September of 1962. They recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.
Gerry L. Dufour, entered into rest on February 3, 2015. He was 73. He was born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana on August 23, 1941 to the late Wilson and Oma Dufour.
Peter James Gretchen died peacefully at home on February 4, 2015 at the age of 92. Pete was born July 10, 1922 in Saskatchewan, Canada. His family was one of the original members of the Russian Colony that settled on 140 acres of farmland outside Manteca, California in the 1920's. A close-knit community, their values of hard-work, integrity, and respect for others stayed with Pete throughout his life. He was always generous with his time, offering his skills to friends and neighbors and community organizations such as the Manteca Historical Museum.
Clemente Mejia, 58, entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 8, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 30, 1957 in Fresno, California.
Born in Hardin, MO on July 16, 1931, Shirley Anne (Ferguson) Ireland lived, laughed and loved until her passing on February 8, 2015. She grew up in Dinuba, CA where in high school she was on the track team. It was during her sophomore year that she met and later married her first love, Gordon Ireland, that "blue-eyed, good looking senior" from the next town over. As Shirley proclaimed "boy were those other girls were jealous!" After they were married they lived in Dinuba and started their family, having two of their five children, Rick and Tom. In 1954, Gordon ...
Rosalie Correia, 97, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Modesto, California. She was born on September 2, 1917 in Saylor Bottom, Oklahoma to the late Bud and Sarah Coble.
Kevin, 58, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, the 31st of January 2015. He was born the 30th of August 1956 in Stockton, CA to Glen and Doris Allsup. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Yvonne House Allsup and his sister, Robin Allsup Shockley.
Dorothy Ann Faria, 82, entered into rest on January 31, 2015 in Manteca, CA. She was born on November 2, 1932 in Stevenson to the late Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Frances Silva. In heaven she joins her parents and her husband James Faria.
Hector Martinez Lopez, 88, entered into rest January 31, 2015 in Manteca, CA. He was born March 12, 1926 in Pinole, CA.
Eloise Alma Crettol entered into rest on January 22, 2015. She was born May 29, 1912 in San Jose, California. She joins her husband Raymond in heaven. Eloise is survived by her daughter, Judi Rea, sister Barbara Campbell of Sacramento, grandchildren, Mark Rea of Mariposa, and Erin Thompson of Elk Grove. Eloise lived in Stockton, working at a box factory where she met her husband of 45 years, Raymond. Together, Eloise and Raymond settled down in Lathrop; where they would call home for over 40 years. She had a talent for sewing and creating floral arrangements. She found peace when ...
Zeb Motley, 84, entered into eternal rest on January 26, 2015 in Manteca, CA.
Loretta Machado, 70, entered into rest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hughson, California to the late John and Adelaide Silva.
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their beloved Matriarch, Guadalupe Montalvo (she was 89) A loved wife, mother, gramma, Great-Gramma and Great, Great- Gramma, 'Lupe went to be with the Lord on Jan. 20, 2015.
John Huffington, 84, passed away on January 22, 2015 at Doctor's Hospital in Modesto. He was born on April 12, 1930 in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. He lived in Manteca for 30 years.