John Kisst, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 7, after suffering from a long illness. He was born in Kenilworth, Utah, on May 11, 1933 to immigrant parents, Gust and Athena Kisst from Greece, his family moved to California when he was a young boy. After graduating from Ceres High School in 1951, he joined the U.S. Navy and served on the S.S. Shangri La until his honorable discharge in 1955. He married Elaine Demichelis in 1957 and has lived in Escalon the remainder of his life. He worked as a cannery mechanic supervisor, spending ...
Fred W. Leuenberger, 87, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 7, in Manteca. He was born on September 15, 1922, to Swiss immigrants, Fred and Marie Leuenberger who settled in Wisconsin as dairy farmers. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as one sister, Hilda Leuenberger. Fred was a resident of Manteca for 29 years.
A celebration of life service for Laurie Ann Cunial Berg will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at River Lakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Redbanks Cemetery on Shaw Avenue east of Clovis, Cal. To honor Laurie's life and spirit, please wear cheerful colors to the services.
Chantay Rae Jager Elliott, 19, entered into rest on November 1, 2009. She was born on September 9, 1990 in French Camp, California. Chantay joins her mom in heaven Marilyn Jager who passed away six years ago.
Sharon Jean Hubble, 68, died Thursday, Oct. 22 at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, Cal. She was born on April 26, 1941 in French Camp. She was a resident of Lathrop for 51 years, previously of French Camp for 17 years.
Maxine passed away on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at Bethany Home in Ripon. She was 88 years old. She was a resident of Ripon for the past three years and a prior resident of Escalon; she was married to the late Gaither Loewenstein. She is survived by her sisters Verda Hollingsworth and Verla Long, both of Ripon, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her two sisters Marguerite Judt and Jean Specker.
Raymond B Park died at the age of 79 on Sunday, November 1. He was born on October 7, 1930 in Checotah, Oklahoma, to George and Nellie Park. He had two brothers and two sisters: Harold Park, Geneva Farmer (both deceased), Bob Park of Checotah and Nina Brown of Juneau, Alaska.
Billie Jean Hoyer, 65, loving mother and grandmother passed away peacefully in her sleep in her home in Pacheco, on Thursday, Oct 29. Billie was born in Buckeye, Arizona Jan 24,1944. She is surived by her two daughters Shelly Fowler and Tina Dunn of Manteca; sister, Betty Tucker of Concord and Helen Beck from Manteca. Billie had five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Specialist Kyle Andrew Coumas, 22, of Lockeford, and Ft. Lewis, WA, died of injuries sustained on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in Afghanistan. Born on August 24, 1987 in Tracy, he was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Stockton Class of 2005 where he was a member of the Chess Club and the Concert Band.
A Celebration of Life service for Laurie Ann Cunial Berg will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, at River Lakes Community Church, 4301 Calloway Drive, Bakersfield. Graveside services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at Redbanks Cemetery on Shaw Avenue east of Clovis, Calif. To honor Laurie's life and spirit, please wear cheerful colors to the services.
Ruth Ann "Sunny" Saarloos, was born on July 1, 1942 in Paso Robles, CA and passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, in Stockton, of cancer at the age of 67. Sunny has been a Ripon resident for the last 39 years and will be joining her late parents Leslie & Edna Whetstone and her brother Sonny Whetstone. Sunny is survived by her husband Chuck Saarloos of 37years; her sister Goldie Zwemke of Ripon; brother, Ben Whetstone of Clearlake; children, Sandy Thien, Kathy Valdez, Sue Donahue, Chuck W. Saarloos and Jayme Moffatt all of Ripon and Steve McFarlin of Long Barn ...