Garry Gene Guzman Jr., 43, who was born in French Camp, Calif. on June 27,1970, to loving parents Garry and Rhonda Guzman, was called home to be with our Lord unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 21,2013 at his residence in Modesto. He was employed by Gilton Solid Waste Management at the time of his passing.
Duane Leroy Stymans, 74, entered into rest on January 7, 2014. He was born on January 5, 1940 in Bakersfield to the late Andrew and Doris Stymans.
In loving memory of Mrs. Barbara Chapman "who" passed in her sleep January 8, 2014.
It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Lois Anna Flora of Manteca, CA at the age of 79. She went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014, suffering from health issues brought on by a recent stroke.
Ricky Blankenship, 54, entered into rest on Dec. 21, 2013 at Doctor's Hospital in Manteca, Calif., with his family at his side. He has been a resident of Manteca, Calif. for 25 years. He was born in San Jose, Calif. at O'Connor Hospital on June 14, 1959. Mr. Blankenship is preceded in death by his beloved mother, Joann Blankenship, father-in-law Raymond Andrews and loyal dog, Rico.
Laverne Mary Fredrickson, 74, entered into rest on January 7, 2014 in Manteca. She was born November 19, 1939 to Carmen Erillo and Rose Barbara in San Francisco, California.
William "Bill" Weibel passed away in Stockton on January 11, 2014 at the age of 92. He was born to parents John F. and Clara I. Weibel in Hartington, Nebraska. He was the second oldest of 9 siblings. He moved with his family to Lodi in 1939 and attended St. Anne's Catholic Church. Bill enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and completed a Specialized Service and Maintenance on the Bell Interceptor airplanes. He received the Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal. He was discharged honorably in 1946 as a Sargent.
Pete Arizcuren was born in Pittsburg, CA. October 6, 1934, to Pete C. and Marie Arizcuren. He passed away in Manteca, January 9, 2014 at the age of 79. He leaves daughter Denise Brite, Las Cruces New Mexico, brother Jack Arizcuren (Janice) Manteca, nephews John Arizcuren (Lisa) Granite Bay, CA, Jacques P. Arizcuren (Sharon), Bethlehem, PA, niece Joanne Arizcuren Jannink, O'Fallon, Ill, great nieces Jillian and Juliet Arizcuren, Granite Bay, and great nephews Jesse, Jack, Johnny Jannink, O'Fallon, Il.
Nita Sheldon, age 80, of Manteca, CA passed away Friday, January 10, 2014, at her residence. She was born in James Town, North Dakota on December 13, 1933. Nita worked as a mail carrier at Sharps Army Depot for over 30 years. In her younger years she camped and fished often. Nita was an avid shopper and loved to dine out for breakfast or lunch. She loved her four dogs whole heartedly, and donated often to the SPCA and Humane Society.
Hazel Hickman, age 88, passed away Sunday, January. 5, 2014.
Gerald S. Wilford, 76, of Patterson passed away Wednesday, January 8th at Emeritus at Heritage Place in Tracy.
Steve John Trantham of Riverbank went home to be with the Lord on December 30, 2013 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Steve was born to Roy and Patricia Trantham in Inglewood, CA.
Tommy Douglas Spor, 79, passed away on Dec 27, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto, CA. Tom was born in Norwood, CO. He and his family later moved to Manteca, CA where he went to high school and met his beautiful wife, Jeannette Valdez, with whom he had three daughters. Tom enlisted in the Army in 1956 becoming a helicopter mechanic and was stationed in Italy for a three year tour. He was also recognized as a Marksman. Afterwards, Tom became assistant manager then manager of Newberry's and Gottschalks stores. Later, he became an entrepreneur with the opening ...
Evelyn Carter Klippel passed away at the age of 93, in a local hospital on December 19, 2013. She was born in Palisade, Neb. on December 16, 1920. She graduated from Palisade High School and entered nurses training at St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, Colo. Following graduation she worked in the hospital in Imperial, Neb. In October of 1943 she enlisted in the US Navy at lieutenant (JG) and served in the South Pacific as a Navy nurse. Following her discharge she married the late William A. Klippel. They made their home in Manteca. She served as a nurse ...
George William Dimotakis, 80, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in his home on December 31, 2013. He was born in Santa Cruz in 1933, and moved with his family to Manteca in 1938. He was a 1951 graduate of Manteca High School and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on March 25, 1952. George was actively involved in farming for 60 years. He was fondly called "Theo Georgie" by his relatives.
Phillip H. Perez, 78, of Dinuba, CA, passed away on March 8, 2014, at Veterans Hospital of Fresno, CA.
Bill (Aaron) Parker, 57, of Manteca, entered into rest on April 3rd, 2014. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones. Aaron was born in San Jose, on July 10th, 1956, and was raised in Sunnyvale. He enjoyed camping, boating, going to the movies, watching UFC, and spending time with his grand-kids. He was a dedicated family man and put the needs of others before his own. Aaron was a great husband, father and grandpa. Aaron is preceded in death by his stepfather, Jim Cox. He is survived by his loving wife Rose Parker, his three children, Jeremy Parker ...
Ervan E. Frisk, 95, born in Missouri, the oldest of eight children, on March 17, 1919, entered into rest on April 2, 2014, in San Francisco, CA. In heaven he joins his son Glen Duraine Frisk and one grandson Bryan Mendosa.
Ann L. Herrmann, 90, entered into eternal rest on April 2, 2014 in Modesto, California. She was born on March 22, 1924 in San Francisco. In heaven she joins her beloved husband Fred Herrmann.
James (Jimmy) Gray, at 52 years young, entered into paradise on March 24, 2014. He was a wonderful Dad, husband, son, brother, papa, uncle, cousin, and friend. He was an unforgettable man who touched the lives of everyone who knew him. He inspired many with his wisdom and insight and led by example. He will truly be missed. His family's hearts are heavy and broken but they know that he is in a better place now and that his spirit will live on for an eternity.
Victoria Ann Jeffers, born on April 11, 1952, in Florida, entered into rest on March 29, 2014, in Manteca, CA.
Kevin Mark Hurd passed at the age of 42, on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Thomas Warren Dean passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the age of 75, with his wife and friends at his side. Tom is the third of seven sons of Stanley and Irma Dean, who along with his brother Michael, preceded him in death. Tom is survived by his wife Susie, daughter Cheryl, son Trent, and brothers; Stan, Jim, Ron, Bobby, Jerry, and a long list of nieces, nephews and their children.
Delfino "Del" Sarina was born December 22, 1924, to Mary and Peter Sarina, in Galt. He passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Sonora, CA. He moved with his family to Manteca in 1930. He attended Castle Elementary School and graduated from Manteca High School in 1943. He enlisted in the Army/Air Force in 1943 and was a nose gunner on a B24 Bomber. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He flew the daylight bombing raid over Berlin on March 19, 1945 and flew a total of 17 bombing missions over Germany. He was discharged in 1946 and ...
Robert L. Camden died March 29, 2014. He was the husband of Joanne Camden, father of four children, Laura Scarbrough (Washington), David Camden (Florida), Kevin, Angela Camden (Manteca). He also had twelve grandchildren and one great grandson, seven brothers, and three sisters. He worked at Tracy Defense Depot for 34 years.
Henry J. Ledoux III, 74, of Manteca-Tracy, entered heaven on March 27, 2014. He was born on June 15, 1939, in North Providence, RI. Henry leaves behind his wife Glenda; two daughters Terry and Susie; two sons Henry IV and James; and grandson Soren.
Joaquin "Jack" Lewis died March 27, 2014, in Stockton, CA. He was born February 10, 1941, in French Camp, CA. He is preceded in death by his father, Anthony Lewis, Sr.; his mother, Giuma Lewis-Machado; his brother, Anthony Lewis, Jr.; and his sister, Helen Camara (Tony). He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jane M. Lewis, of Manteca; his son, Jack Lewis, II (Paula), of Ripon; his daughter, Jennifer Nunes (Art), of Manteca; his son, James Lewis (Nancy), of Ripon; his grandchildren, Joaquin Lewis and Emily Lewis; Austen Nunes, Jordan Nunes, and Jace Nunes; Madisen Lewis and Nicholas ...
Denise Diane Southwick embraced the end of her four year journey of fallopian tube cancer on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at age 42, with her family and friends at her side. Denise is survived by her parents, Joan and Danny Southwick; sister and brother-in-law, Dana and Robert Mankin III; nephew Robert Mankin IV and niece Rileigh Mankin, her beloved dog, Oliver, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. Denise is preceded in death by her grandparents Frank and Jacqueline Ford, Margaret and Harlo Southwick, and uncle Charlie Southwick.
Joyce Ann Botelho, age 87, entered into rest on March 26, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on November 13, 1926, in Weleetka, Oklahoma. Joyce is preceded death by her husband, Manuel Botelho. She was a resident of Manteca for 28 years.
Maureen "Moe" Iorio, 68, entered in to rest on March 24, 2014, in Modesto, CA. She was born on July 27, 1945, in Ottawa, Illinois. She is preceded in death by her parents Leo and Annette Duffy.