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.
Frances was born November 16, 1933, in Tulsa, OK. She moved to California when she was 5 years old settling in El Centro and eventually making her home in Lathrop along with her nine brothers and sisters.
Kelly Marelich, age 22, entered heaven on March 15, 2014 in Manteca. The world was blessed when Kelly was born on April 5, 1991 in Santa Clara, CA. In heaven, she is reunited with her grandfather, the late Stephen P. Marelich Jr.
Cliff A. Salazar entered the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the eve of March 12, 2014, in Manteca, CA at the age of 75.
Isabel F. Franco born on July 6, 1944. She went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 17, 2014, in Modesto, CA. She was 69 years old. In heaven she joins her family, husband, Gilbert S. Franco, son Gilbert Victor Franco, siblings, Albert and Bobby Villarrial and her grandson Donny Miner.
John P. King, age 80, entered into rest on March 17, 2014, in Manteca. He was born on January 10, 1934, in Graciosa, Azores. He was a resident of Manteca for 53 years. John is preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary (Picanco) King, and siblings, Guadalupe, Eugenia, Manuel, Dennis and Leo.
Thomas Warenas II, 38, entered into rest on Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Modesto, California. He was born on November 19, 1975 in San Leandro. He leaves behind his mother Patricia Gregory and husband Joe and his father Thomas Warenas and wife Donna. Thomas leaves also leaves behind his siblings, Kathleen Burroughs and husband Kirtis and Angela Warenas and husband Juan Gonzalez. In addition he has five nieces and nephews; Juan J. Gonzalez Jr., Justin Gonzalez, Nicole B. Burrogh, Natalee G. Burroughs and Kyli J.Burroughs.
Marjorie "Margie" Johnson, 91, entered into the arms of our Lord and Savior Monday, March 10, 2014 in Manteca, She was born to the late Elmer and Elizabeth Levik in Truman, Minnesota on April 17, 1922. In Heaven, she joins her beloved husband Abner "Abe" and her son Scott Johnson.
Lessie L. Pearce, age 81, of Escalon passed away February 11, 2014 in Florence, Oregon.
Voted the Snow Queen of Calaveras County California in 1940 at age 17, owner of a cosmetic firm from the 60's into the 21st century, loving wife, mother and sister, Grace Teresa Hoffman passed away, with a smile on her face, on Tuesday, March 4 after a brief illness.
Patty Jay of Lodi, California passed away peacefully at her home with family.
Marciana T. Gacutan, 82, of Lathrop CA, passed away on March 6, 2014.
George Mickeal Bristow "Too Tall", 76, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at his home in Manteca. He was born on September 5, 1937 in Waterford to Clarence and Bernie Bristow. In heaven George joins his adored wife Carol along with their two children Bonnie and Johnny Bristow.
On March 6, 2014, Martin (Marty) Brouns passed away in St. George, Utah. He was born June 2, 1938 in Maastricht, Holland to Sjang and Beloona Brouns.