Alice "Spud" MacDonald was born in 1924 in Anaconda, Montana. Spud married fellow Anacondan and returning World War II naval aviator Barney MacDonald in 1946. Together with their five sons they moved to Ripon in 1964. Their sixth son was born a year later.
WWII Veteran passed away peacefully at his home in Manteca at 96. With his family by his side. Born in Russellville, Arkansas served in the U.S. Army and Air Force and was chosen for Best Looking Soldier 2 years in a row. Avery intelligent man always reading and watching educational programs. He also enjoyed National Geo Wild and Animal Planet channels. He loved his cars, guns and spending time with his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor. On his 90th birthday he went sky diving. Archie retired from the County of San Joaquin Agriculture Dept ...
Clifton L. Lease, 91, passed away peacefully April 13th at his home in Ripon surrounded by his family. He was born to Roy and Bernice Lease of Escalon where he grew up. After high school Cliff joined the military serving 27 years fighting in WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam. He had the distinction of working at the highly secured Air Force Base (NORAD) in Cheyenne, CO monitoring missiles. After retiring he became involved in the food industry as a chef and restaurant owner.
George Charles Courreges the afternoon of April 18, 2016, George passed away in Manteca, CA after a battle with Alzheimer's. George was born in Oakland, CA on October 17, 1935. He was the first child and son, of Dorothy and George Courreges of San Leandro, CA.
Edith K. Johnson, 91 entered into rest, Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Stockton, CA. She was born in Alabama, February 28, 1925 to the late Ethel and Claude White. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Charlie Johnson (2000), sons Tim Johnson (1979) and Larry Johnson (2010), grandson Steven Johnson (2015), and her four younger brothers.
David Alan Fletcher, 47, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 22, 2016 in Stockton. He was born on October 25, 1968 in San Jose, CA. In heaven he joins his mother Leonora Fletcher and his father Robert Howard.
Jeanne Marie "Rocha" Oast, age 55, entered into rest on April 15, 2016 at UCSF San Francisco, CA. She was born on January 14, 1961 in Stockton, CA to the late Ed and Sylvia Rocha. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Jay Rocha.