Services will be Tuesday for Southern Pacific retiree Clayton "Cotton" Riggins, 72. The longtime Tracy resident died early this week at his home.
Clara Louise DeArmond was born January 9, 1925, in Pauls Valley, OK and passed away November 18, at Doctors Hospital of Manteca, after a long illness, at the age of 84.
Anthony Blake Garcia (Tony), 49, recent resident of Lathrop, joined our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after a valiant battle with numerous ailments on Saturday, Nov. 14. Tony was born in Livermore on March 14, 1960.
Gary Dwayne Crumb, 64, of Manteca, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2009 in Manteca. Gary was born on May 17, 1945, in Alhambra, California. He was a truck driver for over 40 years and retired from Cherokee Freight Lines in Stockton, California. Gary's family and friends were the highlight of his life. He enjoyed listening to stories of his daughters' military and police careers, reminiscing about trucks, classic cars, and NASCAR.
Guadalupe Lopez, 83, entered into rest on Sunday, November 15, in Manteca. She was born in Canutillo Texas, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Guillermo and Josefa Rodriguez on May 30, 1926. She joins her husband in heaven Vicente Lopez, as well as her daughter, Rosa (Lopez) Arechiga and her siblings Guillermo Rodriguez Jr. and Velia Rodriguez. Guadalupe was a resident of Manteca for 15 years.
Janice Faye DeFaria Perry, 72, of Manteca, died peacefully on Sunday, November 8, at Doctors Hospital of Manteca leaving behind family and friends who loved her dearly.
Sandra "Sandy" Faye Campbell went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 14, after an extended illness. Sandy was born in San Diego, California, on January 26, 1945 to Martha and William Campbell. She was the fifth of what would eventually be 10 siblings. She was raised primarily in San Diego but moved around several times eventually settling in Livermore in 1979. One of the hardest parts about moving north was leaving behind her beautiful San Diego beaches. She loved the beach and the sun. However, her family's move to Livermore, ultimately, led to her career as ...
Paul P. Verdegaal passed away peacefully on Nov. 14, 2009, at his Ripon residence at the age of 80. Paul was born Oct. 24, 1929 in Noordwijkerhout, Holland and has lived here in Ripon, CA, for the last 60 years. Paul grew up in Holland during WWII and boarded a freighter ship with his mother and siblings to make their way to the United States during his early teens. The family arrived in Baltimore, MD, and then made their way to Stockton, CA, by train in 1949. Paul worked as a dairy man for 13 years and an almond farmer ...
William Allen 'Bill' Sanborn, 82, of Riverbank died Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Memorial Hospital, Modesto.
Robert C. Erickson, 75, entered into rest November 12 in Manteca. He was born on October 14, 1934 in Estherville, Iowa. Robert was a resident of Manteca 13 years.
Alice B. Partin, 67, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 7. A 39-year resident of Manteca, she was born April 10, 1942 in Bend, OR. She leaves behind her loving husband of 29 years, Michael Partin of Manteca; children, Katheleen Basye & husband Tye of Salida; Richard Partin & wife Margaret of Stockton, Timothy Anderson of Georgia, Doug Partin of Manteca, Brenda Davis of Ripon and one sister, Mary L. Christenson of Idaho. She was also blessed with 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Barbara Ann (Smith) Kelly, 77, entered into rest on November 9, in Manteca. She was born on October 7, 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois. Barbara was a resident of Manteca for 46 years.
Nolan Gene Carnagie, 68, of Stockton, passed away Sunday, November 8. He was born on April 16, 1941, in Lamar, MO. He retired from Holt Bros as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic after working for 20 years. Nolan was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the
Wilfred George Pelletier Jr., 55, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 5, at his home in Ripon. Fred was born on April 29, 1954 in Salem, Mass. Fred was the oldest of 6 siblings.
John Kisst, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 7, after suffering from a long illness. He was born in Kenilworth, Utah, on May 11, 1933 to immigrant parents, Gust and Athena Kisst from Greece, his family moved to California when he was a young boy. After graduating from Ceres High School in 1951, he joined the U.S. Navy and served on the S.S. Shangri La until his honorable discharge in 1955. He married Elaine Demichelis in 1957 and has lived in Escalon the remainder of his life. He worked as a cannery mechanic supervisor, spending ...
Lawrence (Lonnie) Shirk, 82, of Modesto died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at home following a long illness. A Celebration of Life (memorial) will be held on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Sylvan Improvement Club, 2545 Sylvan Ave, Modesto, CA 95355.
Michael G. Gikas, age 82, entered into rest on June 10, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on January 14, 1932, in Manteca to the late George and Mary Gikas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor.
Stephen V. Harris, entered into rest on June 6, 2014, in Ripon, CA. He was born on June 27, 1958, in Guam to the late Charles and Patricia Harris. He is survived by his loving children, Christopher and Jaclyn Harris. He was blessed with one granddaughter, Aubrie LeeAnn Harris. He has one sister, Patsi Brown Harris, and one nephew, Darwin Glidewell Freeman III.
Surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and an unwavering love and faith in her Heavenly Father, Sylvia passed peacefully into His loving arms on June 8, 2014.
Linda Kay Wagner, 64, of Manteca passed away June 1, 2014 in Modesto, CA. She was born to the late Richard and Kathryn DeVolt on June 30, 1949 in Hinsdale, Illinois. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Frank R. Wagner.
Helen Catherine Jevtic, 88, of Manteca, California passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was born Oct. 6, 1925, in North Dakota. She was the daughter of the late John Joseph Copps and Essie Catherine Spalding. Helen lived in Washington, D.C., where she attended business college during World War II. Helen lived in Manteca for the past 40 years with her late husband, Branko Jevtic, where she raised her three boys: Jim Jevtic from Texas, George Jevtic, and John Jevtic, both of Manteca. She also had one grandson, Jason Jevtic. Helen had several neices: Jeanette Taylor from Orlando ...
Donald MacCready, 89, entered into rest on June 6, 2014, in Modesto, Ca. He was born on Jan. 31, 1925, in Thayer, Ka., to the late Harry and Grace MacCready. He is preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Anna Darline, and their infant daughter Anna Marie.
Baby Christian Anthony Engel grew his angel wings on June 4, 2014. He came to this world on May 2, 2014 and spent 33 beautiful days with his loving parents Anthony and Lindsay Engel. Baby Christian is the baby brother to Brealynn and Elise Engel. His grandparents are Audrey and Christopher Parsons and Ann and Clay Horn. Christian was blessed with many aunts and uncle who loved him dearly.
Linda Lou Friggle, age 70, entered into rest on May 28, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on April 29, 1944 in Red Oak, Okla. to the late William and Myrtle Mitchell. She was also preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Friggle. Linda was a resident of Manteca for 18 years, and previously lived in Tracy.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Kern Tilley, age 54.
Ellen R. LaGrone, age 67 of Huber Heights, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Miami Valley Hospital after a short illness.
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Beloved mother Dolores Chavez died May 30, in her daughter arms surrounded by her children at the age of 69, in their Lathrop home.