Sam passed away in his home in Manteca. He was born in Weed, CA and graduated from Fremont High School in Oakland. Sam served in the US Army and enjoyed a career as a Meat Cutter for 52 years.
Paul Edward Hatch, 61, of Manteca much loved and loving husband and father passed away peacefully on December 14, 2013 at home following a short illness.
Bessie C. Smith, 90, entered into rest Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in Modesto, CA. She was born on November 12, 1923 in Fanshaw, Oklahoma. She joins her husband Thomas F. Smith in heaven.
Marilou B. Prasek, 86, went home to her Lord and Savior on Monday, December 23, 2013 in Stockton, California. She was born August 20, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois to Clarence and Mickey Beamer.
Nikki Linderman Durao, 44, born January 8, 1969, entered into rest on December 19, 2013 in Lathrop, CA. She is preceded in death by her father; Herman Linderman and her brother; Michael Wynn.
Bonna Millward Purdy, 72, of Manteca, CA, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Bonna, named at birth Bonna Bernice Millward, the daughter of Meredith and Rose Millward, was born November 17, 1941 in Sacramento where she resided through her youth and teenage years.
Our beloved Betty, 95, was born on November 27, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois to parents Kreft from Germany and Sophie Barbara (Bogalecki) Kreft of Poland. Betty passed away peacefully on December 19, 2013 in Manteca, Ca.
Bernice Marie Woodside, 95, entered into rest Friday, December 20, 2013. She was born on October 2, 1918 to the late Joseph and Ida Davis. In heaven Bernice joins her parents as well as her late husband Walter and son Lawrence Machado. She leaves behind her son Robert R Machado (Jennell). She was blessed with seven grandchildren, Jeffrey Machado, Lynn Manard (Tim), Melissa Machado, Dean Machado( Rebecca), Kelley Norvill, Shelly and David Machado. In addition she has six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Frederic Paul Mullen, Sr., age 77, entered peacefully into rest, surrounded by his loving family on December 20, 2013. He was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts on October 6, 1936 to the late James and Cora (Blowers) Mullen. He is also preceded in death by his son "First Freddy", and his brother Albert Frost. Fred was a resident of Manteca for 51 years.
Barbara Ellen Anderson, 74, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully December 17, 2013 in Mechanicsville, MD where she lived for the past three years. Barbara previously resided in Manteca, CA for over forty years where she was loved and respected by her family and friends, and will be deeply missed.
Jeanne passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at the age of 64, in Manteca, CA. She was born October 4, 1949 in Tacoma, WA to Clyde and Marie Harmon.
Susan Saflor Villaverde, 62, entered into rest surrounded by her family on December 12, 2013 in Anaheim, California. She was born April 11, 1951 in the Philippines. She joins her father Gilbert Saflor in heaven.
Joseph Jonathan Jacobs (Coach Jacobs) passed away suddenly yet peacefully at the age of 87 on Sunday, December 15, 2013. Joe was born on October 27, 1926 to Jonathan Jacobs and Gazel Mickeal in San Francisco, California. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ila Jacobs.
Has entered into rest on December 2, 2013, surrounded by his wife and five daughters peacefully at his home. He was 43 years old. He was born on April 7, 1970 and raised in the Islands of Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a resident of Manteca since 2003.
Robert B. May, 88, was born June 14, 1925 in Manchester, Tennessee and passed away at home in Manteca, CA on December 4, 2013.
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.
LaVerne Riegle, 82, went home to her Lord and Savior, on March 3, 2014, in Manteca, Calif. She was born June 14, 1931, in Lynn, Okla. She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Jerry. LaVerne leaves behind her children: Kay Miller (Ray); Terry Riegle; and Karen Ortiz (Donnie). She was blessed with five grandchildren: Kyle Miller; Kristopher Miller; Robbie Orlando; Ryann Christensen; Janna Miller; and twelve great-grandchildren. LaVerne also had many nieces and a nephew, whom she adored. In addition, LaVerne has one surviving sibling, Jerry Austin (Carole) of Los Banos, Calif.