Emily Gallegos Hernandez, 80, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, in Modesto. A resident of Manteca for the last 24 years, she was born January 25, 1929 in Santa Paula, CA. She leaves behind her two loving children; daughter Evangeline Perez and son-in-law John H. Perez and son Rudolfo Hernandez and daughter-in-law Emily Jean Hernandez all of Manteca. Grandchildren; John Perez Jr. and wife Tiffany of Manteca, Daniel Perez and wife Laura of Stockton, Lydia Cook and husband Nathan of Salida, Sharon Johnson and husband Thomas of Dundalk, MD and Rudy Hernandez of Manteca. Siblings Frank Gallegos of Union City ...
Guillermina Mejia, 53, born June 25, 1956, of Manteca entered into rest on Sunday, October 25, 2009.
Dorothy Jane Reaves, 87, died on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. She was a resident of Manteca. Loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be joining her four brothers and one sister, beloved husband Darrell W. Reaves and great-grandson Christopher Valarde. She leaves to cherish her; brother Al Ensley and wife Donna; nephews Alan D. Ensley, Kevin Ensley and Michael Ensley; niece Paula J. Ensley and sister-in-law Marlene Ensley, all of Iowa; daughter Darrellene Reaves Cook of Springfield, Oregon; son David L. Reaves of Pensacola, Florida; son Paul G. Reaves and his wife Kay of Manteca, California; 11 grandchildren; 18 ...
Bertha Schaapman De Jong, 81, was born in Ripon, on July 2, 1928, and passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 25, 2009. She is survived by her husband of 59 years Cornelius De Jong of Ripon; her children, Carol and Ron Kunnen of Delhi, Glenn and Marilyn De Jong of Ripon, Larry and Antine De Jong of Ripon; her grandchildren, Christa and Steve Owens of Turlock, Bryan Kunnen of Modesto, Amber Kunnen of Delhi, Andrea De Jong of Ripon, Matthew De Jong of Ripon, Brianna De Jong of Ripon, Chad De Jong of ...
Eleanor Rae Stackpole, 74, died on Saturday, October 24, 2009. She was born on June 28, 1935 in Salem, MA, and was a resident of Manteca for 12 years. She was a signing aide for San Jose Unified School District for 20 years.
Mercedes Lynn Mattox, 15, loving daughter, sister, niece, and cousin, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2009 in Santa Clara.
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.
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 ...