McKenzie Lee Hunt left the comfort of her mother's womb and entered into Heaven on Friday, May 15, 2009. An Angel in the book of life wrote down her date of birth, and then whispered as she closed the book, "Too beautiful for Earth."
Randy Lane Reese, 58, died Saturday, May 23, 2009 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Modesto. He was born on Dec. 17, 1950. He was a resident of Manteca for seven years. He was a sheet metal fabricator for 33 years at Lynx Enterprises in Tracy.
Anthony Lewis, 70, died on May 20, 2009 in a tragic auto accident. He was born on Jan. 19, 1939 to Anthony Lewis and Giuma Lopes. He attended school in Manteca and graduated from Manteca High School in 1956. He was on the wrestling team at Modesto Junior College and received a degree in agriculture from Fresno State University.
Jose "Jose Paz" Toste Coelho, 80, of Manteca, died May 18, 2009 in Manteca Care and Rehab in Manteca. He was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Sao Sebastiao Terceira, Azores.
Helen Suzan (Suzi) McTigue nee Owens, 56, died May 4, 2009 in Manteca. She was born March 24, 1953 in Fort Ord, Calif. Suzi and her family moved to Manteca in 1963. Suzi held first chair French Horn when she graduated from Manteca High School in 1971.
Frieda Heyd, age 80, a resident of Bosque Farms, NM, went home to be with our heavenly Father, on Saturday, May 16, 2009. She was born to Gus and Rosy Heyd.
Panula Papadogiannis, 93, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2009, in Manteca.
Henry Cass Parham died on May 16, 2009 in Camarillo, California, but the real story began in a farmhouse just outside Mt. Sylvan, Texas, on March 22, 1918.
After a brief illness, Pastor William H. "Bill" Anderson Sr. went to be with the Lord on May 9, 2009. He was 82 years old. Known as "Pastor Bill," he was born on March 16, 1927 in Wormlysburg, PA.
Ramon Gonzales, 67, passed away suddenly on Monday, May 12, 2009 with his loving family by his side. He was born January 24, 1942 in Mesa, AZ to the late Tony and Tomasa (Mendoza) Gonzales and has resided in Manteca for over 56 years.
Norma G. Farrow, 85, entered into rest on May 14, 2009 in Manteca, California. She was born on August 25, 1923 in McClain County, Oklahoma. She was a resident of Manteca for over 58 years.
Eucline "Rich" Richardson, age 74 of Linden, TX, passed away April 3, 2009 of brain cancer while at his home. Mr. Richardson was born Jan. 10, 1935 in Winfield, TX to James Franklin & Lillian Tinsley Richardson.
Ardell "Sy" Stonum, 90, entered into rest on May 12, 2009 in Modesto, California. He was born on August 18, 1918 in Clifford, Illinois. He was a resident of Manteca for over 37 years. He joins is wife of 54 years in heaven Eleanor Stonum.
Buford D. Seals, 82, entered into rest on May 11, 2009 in Stockton, California. He was born on January 5, 1927 in Coolidge Kansas to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Anna Seals. He was a resident of Manteca since 1966. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Bessie Seals.
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.
Ira 'Duke' William Sharp Jr., 72, entered into eternal rest on Wed, June 25, 2014 at Hospice of San Joaquin surrounded by his family. He was born in Amarillo, Texas, on Aug. 13, 1942, to the late Ira William Sharp Sr. and Armilda Sharp.
Paul Stokes, age 51, entered into rest on June 25, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on April 20, 1963 in Oakland, CA, to the late Richard and Barbara Stokes. Paul is also preceded in death by his brother Allen Stokes.
Claudia Ann Cotta Machado, age 67,
Elizabeth Louise Lawrence, 60, beloved daughter, wife and mother, was born July 20, 1953, to Edward and Marian Grunow in San Francisco, Ca.
Dennis Ross, 67, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Linden, CA, on June 19, 2014. He was born in Chico on October 9, 1946.
Robert "Bob" Valterza, 62, of Manteca, CA entered into rest June 9, 2014 at home following a long battle with cancer. He was born September 25, 1951 to the late Fiori and Lurline Valterza. He is also preceded in death by his beloved brother Ronald Valterza.
Clyde Lacey, age 74, entered into rest on April 16, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on October 24, 1939 in Dos Palace, CA.
Jack Braitman, 62, passed away peacefully at home in Manteca on June 14, 2014. Jack was born October 9, 1951, in Youngstown, Ohio to the late Joseph and Rena Braitman.
Jennifer Kay Bordenave born January 11, 1951, Jennifer Kay Bordenave went to heaven to watch over us on June 14, 2014 at the young age of 63,. Jennifer was born in Mason City, Iowa and moved to California as a young child. She attended Nile Garden School and graduated from Manteca High in 1969. After High School she met the love of her life, John Bordenave. They would start their family soon after. She was a stay at home mom who worked on the ranch until her children got a little older. She and her husband then opened Bear Valley ...
Grace Miracle Mu entered into rest on Friday, June 13, 2014 in Manteca. She was born on April 20, 2014 in San Francisco.
Rodney Gorge Fusch of Manteca, Ca., passed away peacefully at his home in Walnut Creek on June 13, 2014 at the age of 78.
Amanda Janess Koehn, 33, of Manteca, Ca went to heaven on June 5, 2014. She was born to the late Wanda Evans (Underwood) and Donald Koehn. She graduated from Davis High School in 1999.
Lawrence (Lonnie) Shirk, 82, of Modesto died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at home following a long illness. A Celebration of Life (memorial) will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Sylvan Improvement Club, 2545 Sylvan Ave, Modesto, CA 95355.