Gary Dwayne Crumb, 64, of Manteca, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2009 in Manteca. Gary was born on May 17, 1945, in Alhambra, California. He was a truck driver for over 40 years and retired from Cherokee Freight Lines in Stockton, California. Gary's family and friends were the highlight of his life. He enjoyed listening to stories of his daughters' military and police careers, reminiscing about trucks, classic cars, and NASCAR.
Guadalupe Lopez, 83, entered into rest on Sunday, November 15, in Manteca. She was born in Canutillo Texas, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Guillermo and Josefa Rodriguez on May 30, 1926. She joins her husband in heaven Vicente Lopez, as well as her daughter, Rosa (Lopez) Arechiga and her siblings Guillermo Rodriguez Jr. and Velia Rodriguez. Guadalupe was a resident of Manteca for 15 years.
Janice Faye DeFaria Perry, 72, of Manteca, died peacefully on Sunday, November 8, at Doctors Hospital of Manteca leaving behind family and friends who loved her dearly.
Sandra "Sandy" Faye Campbell went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 14, after an extended illness. Sandy was born in San Diego, California, on January 26, 1945 to Martha and William Campbell. She was the fifth of what would eventually be 10 siblings. She was raised primarily in San Diego but moved around several times eventually settling in Livermore in 1979. One of the hardest parts about moving north was leaving behind her beautiful San Diego beaches. She loved the beach and the sun. However, her family's move to Livermore, ultimately, led to her career as ...
Paul P. Verdegaal passed away peacefully on Nov. 14, 2009, at his Ripon residence at the age of 80. Paul was born Oct. 24, 1929 in Noordwijkerhout, Holland and has lived here in Ripon, CA, for the last 60 years. Paul grew up in Holland during WWII and boarded a freighter ship with his mother and siblings to make their way to the United States during his early teens. The family arrived in Baltimore, MD, and then made their way to Stockton, CA, by train in 1949. Paul worked as a dairy man for 13 years and an almond farmer ...
William Allen 'Bill' Sanborn, 82, of Riverbank died Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Memorial Hospital, Modesto.
Robert C. Erickson, 75, entered into rest November 12 in Manteca. He was born on October 14, 1934 in Estherville, Iowa. Robert was a resident of Manteca 13 years.
Alice B. Partin, 67, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 7. A 39-year resident of Manteca, she was born April 10, 1942 in Bend, OR. She leaves behind her loving husband of 29 years, Michael Partin of Manteca; children, Katheleen Basye & husband Tye of Salida; Richard Partin & wife Margaret of Stockton, Timothy Anderson of Georgia, Doug Partin of Manteca, Brenda Davis of Ripon and one sister, Mary L. Christenson of Idaho. She was also blessed with 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Barbara Ann (Smith) Kelly, 77, entered into rest on November 9, in Manteca. She was born on October 7, 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois. Barbara was a resident of Manteca for 46 years.
Nolan Gene Carnagie, 68, of Stockton, passed away Sunday, November 8. He was born on April 16, 1941, in Lamar, MO. He retired from Holt Bros as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic after working for 20 years. Nolan was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the
Wilfred George Pelletier Jr., 55, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 5, at his home in Ripon. Fred was born on April 29, 1954 in Salem, Mass. Fred was the oldest of 6 siblings.
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 ...
Emma Wofford Oliver, 90, passed away on November 6, 2009 at Vienna Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lodi. She was a resident of Manteca for 50 years and of San Joaquin County for 65 years.
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.
Dorothy Lauren Bennett was born January 28, 1987 in Sacramento. Dorothy passed away Saturday, Oct. 31, at her residence in Manteca, at the age of 22. She lived in Manteca all her life.
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 ...