Patricia Kay Moscardini "Pat", 58, entered into rest on January 30, 2010 in Sacramento, California. She was born on November 10, 1951 in Zanesville, Ohio. She was a resident of Sacramento for 2 years and previously of Manteca for over 20 years.
Brian Joseph Ward, 47, passed away on Thursday, January 28, at his home in Manteca of heart disease.
Dorothy Koehn passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2010 in Roseville at the age of 81.
Lenora F. Robison, 79, died Tuesday, January 26 in Twin Falls, Idaho. She was a resident of Twin Falls, Idaho and former longtime resident of Tracy; she was born on April 27, 1930.
Richard Allen Bailey passed away peacefully on Monday, January 25, at his home in Manteca after a long battle with emphysema at the age of 54. Richard was born in North Dakota. He worked for Shane Transportation for 16 years as a truck driver. He enjoyed listening to Art Bell, and the outdoors with his family.
Donna Lee Van Andel, 56, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010, after bravely challenging multiple sclerosis for more than 35 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Abraham and Jennie (Enserink) Van Andel, and step-mother Henrietta (Van Dyk). She is survived by her siblings and their spouses, Roger & Carol Van Andel, Karen & John Roose Reba & Brent Olsen, Jeff & Harlene Van Andel, Maxine & Gary Stucky, and Kristi and Mark Van Klaveren, and their children and grandchildren.
Maria Lacerda Ramos Andre, 92, entered into rest on Wednesday, January 27, in Manteca surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 3, 1917 in Salao, Faial, Azores to the late Mr. and Mrs. Antonio and Rosa Ramos. She joins her parents and husband in heaven Antonio Andre as well as her siblings Antonio Ramos, Rosa Lacerda, and Joe Ramos.
Virginia Farinah Nunes, resident of Manteca, entered into rest on Monday, January 25, at the age of 85. She was the loving mother to Rick Nunes and fiancé Marisa Arciniaga, Robert and Christina Nunes, both of Fremont, the beloved grandmother to Lindsey and Trevor; and the dear sister to Phoebe Brown of Ripon. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Travis Ryan Kirchgatter, 27, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 21. The oldest of three boys; he was born on February 8, 1982 in Livermore, California to Richard Kirchgatter and Janet Wilson Nealey. He worked at Patchett's Ford in Turlock and then went to work for Plastipak in Modesto in June 2008 where he worked until his untimely passing.
Carol Ann Kent, 70, entered into rest on January 17, in Manteca. She was born on August 8, 1939 in Portland Oregon. She was a Manteca resident for over 24 years.
Travis Ryan Kirchgatter, 27, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 21. The oldest of three boys; he was born on February 8, 1982 in Livermore, California, to Richard Kirchgatter and Janet Wilson Nealey. He worked at Patchett's Ford in Turlock and then went to work for Plastipak in Modesto in June 2008 where he worked until his untimely passing.
Lee Horace McLarty of Manteca passed away on January 21, in Manteca, at the age of 78. Lee was born on August 28, 1931 in Tupelo, MS. He was a resident of Manteca for 40 years and worked as an agricultural foreman.
Juanita Joy Hearty, 88, entered into rest on January 19, 2010 in Modesto, California. She was born on November 6, 1921 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence and Flossie Adams. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her daughter Karen Karnes, her first husband of 4 years Ernie Karnes, her second husband of 35 years Melvin Hearty and her siblings Orville Adams, Kenneth Adams, Denton Adams, and Marie Adams Moore.
Larry Stuart, 61, passed away December 21, 2009 at home in Manteca, California.
Gertrude A. Robertson, 85, of Manteca, passed away Friday, January 15, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton. She was born on January 21, 1924 in Hebron, ND. She worked during World War II for the Federal Government in Baltimore, Maryland. She was transferred to the Sharpe Army Depot at the end of the war. In 1946 she met and married Kenneth N. Robertson and became the mother of three step-children.
Wanda Wert was born to parents Ethel and William in Waterville, Washington. Wanda has always been a strong and independent person. During her early years she rode a horse five miles every day to grammar school. She was the youngest of seven, and she was the only girl. As anyone with older brothers knows, she was tormented relentlessly, but all in good fun. A favorite story involves her being tied to a wagon wheel and rolled down a hill.
June 5, 1946 - April 30, 2015
Kathleen Thompson, 73, entered into rest Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Manteca. She was born January 24, 1942 in Lomita, CA.
Frank Michael Risso, 62, passed into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. "Mike" was born in Stockton, California, and lived most of his life in Manteca. Mike was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving aboard the carrier, USS Enterprise; then spending the remaining 23 years of his military career as a member of the California National Guard.
Kenneth Gustav Peters, 89, died Tuesday, April 28, at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston. Funeral service will be Saturday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont. Visitation will be Friday, May 1, from 5 to 7 pm with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Zion Lutheran Church in Delmont. Arrangements by Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Parkston.
Nancy Aurora Walker passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2015. She was born in Berkley, California to parents, Phillip and Salome Hobson on August 13, 1931. Her greatest joys in life were being a wife and mother. Nancy recently celebrated her 64th wedding anniversary.
Jimmie Earl Younger, Sr., was surrounded by his loving family when he entered into rest on April 25, 2015. The youngest of five children; he was born on August 4, 1945 in Sulphur Springs, TX.
William "Bill" Evan Wolfe, age 70, entered into rest on April 23, 2015 in Tracy, CA. He was born on June 16, 1944 in Jamestown, NY. He was a resident of Manteca for 50 years.
Lena Assunta Josephine Hat was born in Manteca, CA on January 15, 1928. She entered into rest on April 21, 2015 in Modesto. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tony R. and Mary Grace Hat, her brothers, Lucas, Marion, Floyd and Henry Hat and her sister, Margaret DeVinny of Hayward, CA.
George was surrounded by his loving family when he entered into rest on April 24, 2015 The oldest of four children; he was born in Wausau, Wisconsin on September 10, 1936. George grew up on the Northwest Side of Chicago, IL where he graduated from Gordon Tech Catholic High School. Shortly after high school George joined the Navy and spent his career in the Naval Air with various P-3 Patrol Squadrons. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired after 24 years of service in 1978 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer.
Shirley Ann Taylor, 70, entered into rest on Saturday April 18, 2015 in Arizona. She was born on September 20, 1944 in Stockton, CA, to the late Albert and Patricia Silveria.
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Ronelle Miller Findlay, on April 12, 2015. Ronelle was born on December 14, 1959 in Sacramento, California.
Shirley J. Hammerson, 83, entered into rest on April 15, 2015 in Manteca CA. She was born on May 22, 1931 in Oakland CA.
Rose Marie Keeling, 93, entered into rest on April 18, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on July 18, 1921 in San Francisco, CA.
Glen Everett Brown, M.D. was born in Kennett, Missouri on November 11, 1926 and died on April 20, 2015 in Ripon, CA. He was an only child and his family survived the Great Depression with entrepreneurial pluck. He and his family moved to California when he was ten years old. At 16, he enlisted in the Marines and was involved in some of the major Pacific Theater battles of WWII…Okinawa, Guam, Guadalcanal, Japan and China. He was part of the invading Marine regiment of Allied Forces that secured Yokohama Harbor for the surrender of the Imperial Navy of ...