Jean Doris Stettnichs, 80, was taken by our Lord on February 21, 2015 in Salida, Ca. surrounded by her family. She was born in Cache, Arkansas on August 20, 1934 to the late Howard and Sadie Mitchell. In heaven she joins her parents as well as her adored daughter Twilla Galapon, siblings, Raymond Mitchell, Bill Mitchell and Carma Mitchell.
Sam Scott Battista of Turlock, CA worked as a butcher at Turlock Supermarket, a mechanic at Olson's Tractor Repair, a driver for Airgas, a housepainter with his father, brother, and nephew, and was a Master Craftsman. He was as proud of his work restoring downtown Turlock as he was building wheelchair ramps for his loved ones. He was truly a Sam-Of-All-Trades.
Gary Herman Schlavin passed away peacefully at Kaiser Hospital in Fremont after a lengthy illness.
Barbara Anne Spencer passed away on Friday, Feb. 20, at the age of 69.
Mrs. Jacqueline L. "Jackie" Shriver died peacefully at home on February 15, 2015 in Arroyo Grande, California at the age of 79.
Thomas Rey, 85, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 at his home in Stockton. He was born May 31, 1929 in Fresno, CA. He is preceded in death by his daughter Lori Rey Beach. Thomas is survived by his wife Margaret Ann, daughter Tommiette Rey, and son Ronald (Linda Sue) Rey. He was blessed with two grandchildren, Juraidi Rey, and Zachary Rey, as well as a great grandson Tyler Thomas Rey, step-granddaughter Jessica Miller, and step-great grandson, Jakob Miller.
Douglas Gene Johnson, born March 4, 1950 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis and Betty Johnson.
Roger Falge passed away after a brief time in Hospice care while visiting his children in Washington State. He was born in New York City and lived in Manteca for the past 20 years. Roger practiced as a Marriage and Family Counselor locally for most of those years. He was deeply committed to helping his many clients. He was also devoted to his religion and was a parishioner at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Betty Lourene Field, 90, entered into rest on February 20, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on August 30, 1924 in Lodi Ca. She is preceded in death by her parents Martin and Reva Glynn as well as, her brothers Martin and Leon and her beloved husband Richard Field.
Ruby Irwin, teacher, amateur gardener and longtime resident of Northern California, died Friday, Feb. 20, in Lodi. She was 95.
Inocencio Esquillo 81, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Lathrop California, He was born on October 14, 1933 to the late Gregorio and Simiona Esquillo in the Philippines.
Donald Shupe, 86, entered into rest on February 21, 2015 in Manteca, Ca. He was born in Nebraska on September 16, 1928. He is preceded in death by his wife Verna Shupe.
Leona M. Smith entered into rest on February 17, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 18, 1926 in Westwood CA. She joins her husband Ralph, son Earnest, and granddaughter Rebecca Anne Leister in heaven. Leona is survived by her son Ralph L (Pearl) Smith, daughter Sallie J (Donald) Leister and Brother, William Potorf. She was blessed with 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Gerald Gary Rheinor, 76, entered into rest on Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Manteca. He was born on March 12, 1938 in Oakland, to the late Charles and Harriet Rheinor.
Barbara Jean Harnden (83) of Modesto, CA passed away February 7, 2015 at Bethany Home in Ripon, CA. Born
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 ...