William Brouwer, 84, passed away from congestive heart failure on Wednesday evening, March 31, at Manteca Care & Rehab. Bill was a builder and a grower. He served for 3 years in the U.S. Army at the end of WWII; his duty took him to Japan in the Military Police. Bill moved to Ripon fromColorado after his Army service, where he married Anna Zwakenberg and raised his family. He was a carpenter by trade, building cabinets and then later heavy construction. Bill's roots were farming and from bare ground developed a productive almond orchard. In his later years his ...
Margaret "Maggie" Berger, 82, passed away on Wednesday, March 31. She was born in Memphis, Tenn. on June 21, 1927. She had been a resident of
Don Curson, a resident of Manteca for 57 years, died peacefully Friday, March 26, at the age of 87, in a nursing facility in Woodburn Oregon. He is survived by his wife Edith Curson and daughter Janice Settlemoir. He is preceded in death by two sons, Donald and Kenneth Curson.
Patrick Lee Cassidy of Manteca passed away at age 52 on Wednesday, March 24. He is survived by his mother, Anita Cassidy, brother Michael Cassidy and nephew Matthew Oliver of Manteca; brother Ron Cassidy, sister-in-law Carrie and nieces Jennifer and Alexandria Cassidy of Valley Springs. He was preceded in death by his father, Russell Cassidy. Patrick was a long-time resident of Manteca and parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Lorean Anna Doss, 93, Manteca resident for over 21 years, entered into rest at her home on Saturday, March 20. She was born June 12, 1916 in Delta, Colorado, the 4th child born to the late Marion and Cora Wooley. Lorean moved to Fullerton, California, at the age of 2. While living there, she met the love of her life, Odus Doss, while attending church and they married and remained married for 60 years until he passed away in October 2000. Lorean lived independently up until the last couple months of her life. In her younger days, Lorean was involved ...
Mae Greeley of Manteca, passed away at the age of 93, Saturday, March 27. Mae has been in Palm Haven since 2004. Mae was born on a race horse/cattle ranch just 8 miles out of Blackwell, Oklahoma, on May 29, 1916. Her parents were Harry Cleveland Stroup and Nina Lillian Stauffer. She was preceded in death by her sister, two brothers, her husband, and son Norman Greeley.
Alta Nadine Fisher, 94, passed away at her home in Escalon early Thursday morning April 1. She was born on July 19, 1915 in Ripon. She was very artistic and creative and enjoyed keeping busy doing arts & crafts, making porcelain dolls and gallery glass and sewing; even making clothing and prom dresses for her children and formal dresses for Eastern Star. Alta was a member of Big Valley Grace Church, Eastern Star, and the Atlanta Women's Club.
Ezra James Sesser, 98, was born March 16, 1912 in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming; the second of six children, Ezra grew to manhood in the Modesto-Waterford area in the farming community. Ezra spent his last year living at Merrill Gardens, rejoining his wife Evelyn in Heaven on Wednesday, March 31.
Angelina Angeles Morillo, 75, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 29.
Caroline Beatrice Toland passed away peacefully on March 24, 2010 in Manteca, California, at the age of 83. Caroline was surrounded by her children & grandchildren during her last hours.
Randy Gene Cansler, 55, of Manteca, passed away on Friday, March 26, at his residence in Manteca. He was born on Friday, December 24, 1954 in Hanford, California. He lived in Manteca for the last 4 years and was employed as an in-store sales rep for Arch Chemicals for 4 years.
Lela Mae Copeland, 76, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 24. A lifelong resident of Manteca she was born September 13, 1933 in French Camp to the late Robert W. Copeland and Lela Z. Copeland. In heaven she joins her parents and brother Michael C. Copeland.
Mona Lee Garcia, 74, entered into rest on Monday, March 29, in Lathrop. She was born on January 16, 1936 in Oakland, California. She joins her son in heaven Lonnie Garcia, and 4 brothers.
Mae Greeley of Manteca, passed away at the age of 93, Saturday March 27. Mae has been in Palm Haven since 2004. Mae was born on a race horse/cattle ranch just 8 miles out of Blackwell, Oklahoma on May 29, 1916. Her parents were Harry Cleveland Stroup and Nina Lillian Stauffer. She was preceded in death by her sister, two brothers, her husband, and son Norman Greeley.
Lucy passed away on Monday, March 29, at Prestige Assisted Living in Manteca at the age of 88. Born to Henry and Elvira Azevedo on December 1, 1921 in Ripon, Lucy continued living in Ripon for her entire life. She was a very loving and devoted sister and aunt who loved her family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Peter James Gretchen died peacefully at home on February 4, 2015 at the age of 92. Pete was born July 10, 1922 in Saskatchewan, Canada. His family was one of the original members of the Russian Colony that settled on 140 acres of farmland outside Manteca, California in the 1920's. A close-knit community, their values of hard-work, integrity, and respect for others stayed with Pete throughout his life. He was always generous with his time, offering his skills to friends and neighbors and community organizations such as the Manteca Historical Museum.
Clemente Mejia, 58, entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 8, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 30, 1957 in Fresno, California.
Born in Hardin, MO on July 16, 1931, Shirley Anne (Ferguson) Ireland lived, laughed and loved until her passing on February 8, 2015. She grew up in Dinuba, CA where in high school she was on the track team. It was during her sophomore year that she met and later married her first love, Gordon Ireland, that "blue-eyed, good looking senior" from the next town over. As Shirley proclaimed "boy were those other girls were jealous!" After they were married they lived in Dinuba and started their family, having two of their five children, Rick and Tom. In 1954, Gordon ...
Rosalie Correia, 97, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Modesto, California. She was born on September 2, 1917 in Saylor Bottom, Oklahoma to the late Bud and Sarah Coble.
Kevin, 58, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, the 31st of January 2015. He was born the 30th of August 1956 in Stockton, CA to Glen and Doris Allsup. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Yvonne House Allsup and his sister, Robin Allsup Shockley.
Dorothy Ann Faria, 82, entered into rest on January 31, 2015 in Manteca, CA. She was born on November 2, 1932 in Stevenson to the late Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Frances Silva. In heaven she joins her parents and her husband James Faria.
Hector Martinez Lopez, 88, entered into rest January 31, 2015 in Manteca, CA. He was born March 12, 1926 in Pinole, CA.
Eloise Alma Crettol entered into rest on January 22, 2015. She was born May 29, 1912 in San Jose, California. She joins her husband Raymond in heaven. Eloise is survived by her daughter, Judi Rea, sister Barbara Campbell of Sacramento, grandchildren, Mark Rea of Mariposa, and Erin Thompson of Elk Grove. Eloise lived in Stockton, working at a box factory where she met her husband of 45 years, Raymond. Together, Eloise and Raymond settled down in Lathrop; where they would call home for over 40 years. She had a talent for sewing and creating floral arrangements. She found peace when ...
Zeb Motley, 84, entered into eternal rest on January 26, 2015 in Manteca, CA.
Loretta Machado, 70, entered into rest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hughson, California to the late John and Adelaide Silva.
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their beloved Matriarch, Guadalupe Montalvo (she was 89) A loved wife, mother, gramma, Great-Gramma and Great, Great- Gramma, 'Lupe went to be with the Lord on Jan. 20, 2015.
John Huffington, 84, passed away on January 22, 2015 at Doctor's Hospital in Modesto. He was born on April 12, 1930 in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. He lived in Manteca for 30 years.
Margie Lou Kestyus, 87, entered into rest on January 20, 2015 in Modesto, California. She was born in Texas on March 12, 1927. In heaven, she joins her husband of 58 years, Louis Kestyus.
Bernadine Limas, 79, entered into rest on January 21, 2015 in Manteca, CA. She was born on September 25, 1935 in Manteca to the late Manuel and Loretta Silva. In heaven she joins her parents and two sisters Evelyn Risenhoover and Gertrude Silva and brother Donald.
Carol Louise Vallotton was born on November 30, 1943 in Palo Alto, CA to Hollis and Judy, we lost her suddendly to be with the Lord on December 29, 2014.