Clair A. Weast was born in Modesto on October 13, 1913, Clair passed away in Manteca on April 27, 2009. He lived 72 of his 95 years in San Joaquin County.
Hermelinda C. Ayala passed away April 26, 2009.
Henry M. Rodriguez, 81, passed away in Tracy at home surrounded by family.
Edna "Jan" Tachara, 84, entered into rest on April 26, 2009 in Copperopolis, California. She was born on October 16, 1924 in Pueblo, Colorado. She joins her son Tom Tachara and her brother Bob Butts in heaven.
Henry Guzman, 81, went to be with our Heavenly Father on April 20, 2009. He was born May 31, 1927 in Stockton to the late Bernardino and Maria Guzman. He worked at Libby Owens Ford in Lathrop for over 23 years before retiring in 1989. Mr. Guzman leaves behind his loving wife of over 51 years, Mercedes T. Guzman. His three wonderful children; Mark Guzman and wife Shirley, Ronald Guzman and wife Belinda, and Michael Guzman. He was also blessed with eight grandchildren; Alyssa, Allen, Jennifer, Nichole, Kristina, Monika, Alexandra and Harley. He is also survived by his siblings; Tony ...
Norman Carmean, 80, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on November 18, 1928 in St. Louis, MO. He was a resident of Tracy for the past 3 years. He joins his wife in heaven Anna Mae Carmean, as well as his 4 sisters.
Thomas M. Paulson Sr., 89, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on April 24, 1919 in Jewitt, Ohio. He was a resident of Modesto since 1992 and previously of Manteca since 1949. He joins his wife of 50 years in heaven Geneva Paulson.
Dorothy is now home with the Lord after a long & blessed life. She is preceded in death by her husband of 30 yrs William G. Simpson (1977). She is survived by daughter Linda Snyder of Stockton. Son, Tim Simpson of Issaquah Washington & his wife Kim; granddaughter Romey Aksland of Manteca & her husband Jeff; grandsons Matthew Snyder Sr. of Manteca & David Simpson of Issaquah Washington; great-great-grandchildren Matthew Snyder Jr. Zakk Snyder, Lauren Taylor, Justin Taylor & Hanna Grace Aksland of Manteca and Isaac Simpson of Issaquah Washington; and all of her neighbors whom she loved on Alder Street in Stockton.
Manuel de Sousa Dutra, 75, passed peacefully away on Monday, April 13, 2009. He was born Jan. 18, 1934 in Faial, Acores, Portugal. He lived in Faial until April of 1956 when he left to Galt, Canada. There he married the love of his life, Maria Alice dos Santos on Dec. 11, 1960.
Alison Van Houten Freeseha was born on February 18, 1984 in Modesto. She graduated from Ripon Christian High School and Western Pacific Trucking School.
Alice Mabel Neeley, 85, loving mother, grandmother and lifelong Manteca resident passed peacefully away on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. She was born October 19, 1923 in Stockton. She was preceded in death by her parents Earl & Mabel Rogers and her husband of 38 years, Lee R. Neeley.
Jeanette Marie Mathews, 19, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 17, 2009 in Fresno. She was born June 1, 1989 in Stockton to Kim and Marie Mathews.
Peggy Burttram passed away on April 14, 2009. She was 65.
Martin Stuart Haskins, 53, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in Hughson, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Oct. 8, 1955 in Tracy and lived in Manteca for 53 years.
Rosie Vocu, 86, entered into rest on April 8, 2009.She was born July 4, 1922 in Canada. She was a resident of Manteca for 31 years. She is preceded in death by 7 brothers and sisters.
Jo Alva Fortuny-Davis, born December 1, 1929 and longtime resident of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 6, 2014. A resident of St. Jude's Care Center, Jo Alva is survived by her children; Mikel Fortuny, Tina Fisher, John Fortuny III, Tony Fortuny, Ed Fortuny, her sister Pat Miller and family and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed dearly. Services for Jo Alva will be held privately. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Care Center in Manteca. Funeral services provided by DeYoung Memorial Chapel in Stockton.
Oval H. Adkins "Bud", 81 entered into rest on July 4, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on November 30, 1932 in West Virginia to Abner and Bertha Adkins. Bud is preceded in death by his parents and siblings.
Over his 98, years of life, Joe Martinez lived with love, passion and integrity. One of 11 children to Ysabel and Francisco Avila, Joe was born in San Bernardino, CA, raised in Richmond, CA, and for the last 30 years, lived in Manteca, CA.
Betty Glenn, 93, of Manteca went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2014.
Vicente "Ben" Cruz, 70, entered into rest on July 1, 2014, in Yosemite, Ca. He was born on Dec. 3, 1943, in Guam. He joins his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Isabel Cruz, in heaven as well as his two siblings, Maria and Manuel Cruz.
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.