John Brassfield, 68, entered into rest on October 20, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on June 25, 1941 in Cushing, Oklahoma to the late Mr. and Mrs. Lee and Verdie Brassfield. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as his siblings; (brothers) Leroy, Harold, Frank and Lester Brassfield (sisters) Marie Francis, and Margaret Fowble. Mr. Brassfield is survived by his loving sons; Daniel Brassfield and his wife Angela, of San Jose and David Brassfield, and his wife Mary, of Healdsburg, Ca. His grandchildren are Nicole, Kristina, Josh, Jason, Daniel and David. He was blessed by three ...
Laverne Miller, 88, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in Ripon. She was born in Bridgeport, Texas on April 27, 1921 to Otis and Allie Holley, and was a resident of Ripon for 65 years.
Dorothy Jane Reaves, loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt passed away Oct. 20, 2009. The Manteca resident was born Aug. 5, 1922.
The Rev. Richard "Rev" Brown, 72, pastor of First Assembly of God in Manteca for nearly three decades (the church is now called The Place of Refuge) at the North Main Street and Button Avenue locations, passed away at home in Manteca on Oct. 17, 2009 surrounded by family. A native of Chico, Calif., he was born on July 17, 1937.
Mrs. Clara B. Pacoma, 92, died Oct. 16, 2009 in Stockton. A native of the Philippines, Mrs. Pacoma lived in Stockton. She is survived by her children Mila Silveira (Joseph) of Vancouver, Canada; Manny Pacoma (Cecilia) of Fremont, Violet Albano (Cesar) of Lathrop, and Clarita Muench (Edgar) of Frankfurt, Germany; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives.
Daniel D. Freitas, 67, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Fresno. Dan was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in 2004 and fought cancer with everything he had. He surpassed all odds.
Richard "Rick" LeRoy Hawk, 58, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2009 in Manteca. He was born June 8, 1951 in Portland, Oregon to Nevin & Virginia Hawk. His early years were spent in Oregon, growing up in Clatskanie and Rainier. It was August 1964 when his parents decided to move to California. He has called Manteca home for over 45 years.
Stephen Joseph "Stevie" Richina, 57, of Sonora, died Sept. 29, 2009 at a Sonora hospital of throat cancer.
Jack Kenneth Wells, 76, a long time resident of Lathrop, entered into rest on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. He was born and raised in Okmulgee, Oklahoma where he attended Okmulgee High School.
Richard "Rev" Brown, 72, died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at his residence surrounded by family. He was born on July 17, 1937.
Richard "Rick" LeRoy Hawk, 58, passed away suddenly on October 16, 2009 in Manteca. He was born June 8, 1951 in Portland, Oregon, to Nevin & Virginia Hawk. His early years were spent in Oregon, growing up in Clatskanie and Rainier. It was August 1964 when his parents decided to move to California, he has now called Manteca home for over 45 years.
Douglas J. Horton, 73, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2009. Doug retired from Manteca High School as a math teacher. He was born on June 14, 1936. He enjoyed playing bridge at Oak Park Senior Center. Doug loved being a dedicated teacher and also coaching athletics. He received a Certificate of Recognition The John R. Williams Award.
Thomas G. "Tom" Best, 64, died Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Modesto. He was born on October 26, 1944 in Oakland, CA, and was a resident of Manteca for 20 years.
Ruby A. Deaton, 90, entered into rest on October 18, 2009 at Doctor's Hospital of Manteca. She was born on September 6, 1919 in Ola, Arkansas to the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard & Faye Merritt. She was preceded in death by one grandson Jeff Deaton and her husband Boyd Deaton. Ruby was a resident of Lathrop for 33 years.
Beloved wife of Frank H. McKinnon (deceased), devoted mother of Sharon A. Phillips, cherished grandmother of Deborah Phillips, Bethany Zepeda, Jennifer Batchler, Megan Hackney, John Phillips, Matt Phillips and Kimberly Orlando. She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was the treasured cousin of Sandra Boietenbacker, Linda Hoff and their families.
Gloria Morones, 73, passed away October 29, 2014. She was born in Oakland, CA and lived in Manteca, CA. She spent most of her life caring for others. Her unconditional
James Cross McDaniel was the oldest of nine children born to the late James and Gertrude McDaniel, of Coos Bay, Ore. When he was very young, James began working in the logging camps and the mill to help the family, where he continued to work until graduating college. He loved music and played the accordion at his church, as well as the trumpet in a national honor band which he continued through college.
Mary Gamez, 69, entered into rest on October 24, 2014 in Reno, NV. She was born on April 29, 1945 in Madera, CA. She joins her husband Ruben Gamez in heaven.
Jennie was a long time resident of San Jose, she passed away suddenly on
Mr. Harold Eugene VanDeventer, age 84, died November 3, 2014 at 8pm.
Maria Esteves, 96, entered into rest on November 4, 2014 in Ripon, CA. She was born on January 14, 1918 in Manteca, CA. She joins her husband Manuel Esteves Jr. and her brothers Pedro and Raymond Huarte, in heaven.
Mr. Harold Eugene VanDeventer, age 84, died November 3, 2014 at 8pm.
Carole Todd, of Lockeford, passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2014, at the age of 70. She was born in Bakersfield, CA on Dec. 25, 1943, to Dean Hubert and Leota Adeline (Clerico) Clark. Carole has live in this area for the past 43 years. She was a Registered Nurse and a longtime member of the L.D.S. Church. Carole loved gardening, camping, hiking, and outdoor activities with her family and horseback riding with her father.
Helen Schutte, 68, entered into rest on November 1, 2014 in Hughson, CA. She was born on June 4, 1946 in Toledo, Ohio. She joins her husband Jerome Schutte in heaven.
Henrietta Veldstra on October 30, 2014 went to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with a new body free from Alzheimer's. She is survived by her husband George after 63 years of a beautiful marriage, daughter Cheryl and son Brad, two grandsons, one great grandson, and a brother Leonard.
Imogene Wood, 98, entered into rest on October 27, 2014, after a brief illness in Ripon, CA. Although a resident in Manteca for over 70 years, she was born in the town of Waterville, WA. She moved to California as a small child and graduated from Manteca High School. She married the love of her life, Jessie Loren Wood. She was one of the first telephone switchboard operators at the San Joaquin General Hospital, was an office manager for Dr. Brown and Dr. Wolf for many years and was a claims secretary for State Farm Insurance in Manteca. She loved ...
Frederick "Mark" Brewer, age 60, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 22, 2014.
Albert Medeiros, 89, entered into rest on October 21, 2014, in Folsom. He was born on January 7, 1925, in Keys, CA. He joins his wife, Leonora "Lee" Medeiros, in heaven.
John Robert McDougall left this earth for heaven October 6, 2014 in his daughter's home, in Minden, Nevada. John was born in 1923 to Mary Duda and Clarence McDougall in Salinas, California. He attended Lincoln Elementary and was active in the Hancock Alligators all boys club. Their greatest claim to fame was the knocking down of the neighborhood garbage cans. He always said if it wasn't for the Boy Scouts he would have been in malicious mischief. He made lifelong friends growing up in Salinas, which he kept until his death. After graduating from Salinas High School. He ...
Born July 4, 1925