Brian Lee Tajii, 51, entered into rest suddenly on Monday, January 4, in Manteca. He was born on January 7, 1958 in San Jose California. He was a resident of Manteca for 11 years. He joins his father in heaven, Kingo Tajii.
John Wesley Woodall, 72, died on Friday, January 1, at his home in Manteca. He was born on February 20, 1937 in San Jose, Cal. and lived in Manteca for 2 1/2 years.
A man as big as his heart, Nathaniel Dale "Ben" Bennett was born into his earthly home on May 14, 1951 and entered into his heavenly rest on Tuesday, December 29, 2009. Born to the late John and Margaret Bennett in Lodi, CA, Ben was a humble man of integrity who cherished his family and love of God above all. His strength and unwavering faith in the Lord helped him battle the last 3 1/2 years with prostate cancer.
Megan Faye Smith, 22, our precious girl left us suddenly on Sunday, December 27, from complications due to an acute asthma attack.
Margareth Ann Goodman, 85, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 25. She was born on September 17, 1924 in San Francisco. The only child of the late John & Emma Brock, she was raised in the Bay Area and moved to Manteca 27 years ago. In her early years, before staying home to care for her children, she worked a handful of assorted jobs, during WWII when she worked as a volunteer for the US Military pulling supplies to ship to the soldiers; while the tasks were simple but very urgent the volunteers rushed through the warehouse on roller skates. Margareth ...
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years [nicknamed Swanee] moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years (nicknamed Swanee) moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Norman Jay Zwinge, 89, died Tuesday, December 29, at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 18, 1920 in Tracy. He was a lineman for PG&E for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Hudson.
Kevin Thomas Byrne, 39, died Wednesday, December 23. He was born on June 20, 1970 and was a resident of Manteca.
Frances Y. Dalton 65, entered into rest on Monday, December 14, in Manteca. She was born in Kansas on September 10, 1944 to the late Charley and Violet Caskey. She joins both parents in heaven and brother, Mark Caskey and a sister Frieda Axtell.
Ruth Shetterly Darlington passed away on December 25, at the age of 89. She lived in Manteca for the last six months. Prior to moving to Manteca, she lived in Atwater for fifty years.
Agnes Marie Fuller passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at the age of 90. She was born October 25, 1919 in Spokane, Washington to the late J. H. P. & Imogene Gordon.
Beverly A. Lynd passed away in Manteca at the age of 77. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Mary Ann Zornes; her two sisters, Berta Sharp and Brenda Stark; her four brothers, Bob Lynd, Tom Lynd, Ernie Lynd, and Richard Lynd; her granddaughter, Christina Whitney and her great-granddaughter, Clarice Whitney. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Peggy Short and Mary Lynd, her brother, James Lynd and her daughter Kathy Whitney.
Gladys Deen Michaels, 83, went home Sunday, December 20. She is survived by her four children, Curtis Deen of Truckee, Betty Cruz of Manteca, Rosie "Deen" Farda of Citrus Heights, and Jesse Deen of Manteca; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; her sister, Ellen Dunbar of Modesto; and a brother Lod Seale of Citrus Heights. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Lod and Thelma Seale of Manteca; and her sister, Pearl Green of Green Valley, AZ.
Edna Yaw, 92, was born September 1, 1917, in Elejay, Georgia. She was one of thirteen children born to Lenore and Napoleon Bates. As a child she enjoyed the life and freedom of the woods. She grew up on a farm. The family lived in a large home made from a train station. She remembered clipping the mail to a wire which was picked up by the passing train on a weekly basis. She remembered walking a long way to a one- room schoolhouse. She also remembered prayer meetings and church services that she walked to with her Mama and ...
June M. Snyder passed away peacefully on November 12, 2014, at the age of 91, in Stockton, CA. She was born on May 28, 1923, in Boise, Idaho, to Charles William and Madolin June (Kaiser) Hargraves. She moved from Boise to Bellingham, WA, in 1933 when her father was offered a job with Sears. She attended Bellingham High, and graduated in 1941. June worked as a payroll supervisor at Bellingham shipyard during WWII.
Jimmy Ray Goodwin Sr., 57, entered into rest suddenly on November 10, 2014 in Manteca. He was born in Stilwell, Oklahoma, to James and Mildred Goodwin on March 7, 1957. In heaven, Jimmy joins his loving father. Jimmy leaves behind his family, his mother Mildred Goodwin, his two sons, Jimmy Goodwin Jr. and wife Crystal of Manteca and Sean Goodwin of Stockton. He was blessed with four grandchildren, Emily, Tayla, Andrew and Jason. Jimmy has two surviving siblings, Ronnie Goodwin and Teresa Lamendola, both of Manteca.
On November 5, 2014 Grace Moretich Kelley 87, went home to be with the Lord.
Gloria Morones, 73, passed away October 29, 2014. She was born in Oakland, CA and lived in Manteca, CA. She spent most of her life caring for others. Her unconditional
James Cross McDaniel was the oldest of nine children born to the late James and Gertrude McDaniel, of Coos Bay, Ore. When he was very young, James began working in the logging camps and the mill to help the family, where he continued to work until graduating college. He loved music and played the accordion at his church, as well as the trumpet in a national honor band which he continued through college.
Mary Gamez, 69, entered into rest on October 24, 2014 in Reno, NV. She was born on April 29, 1945 in Madera, CA. She joins her husband Ruben Gamez in heaven.
Jennie was a long time resident of San Jose, she passed away suddenly on
Mr. Harold Eugene VanDeventer, age 84, died November 3, 2014 at 8pm.
Maria Esteves, 96, entered into rest on November 4, 2014 in Ripon, CA. She was born on January 14, 1918 in Manteca, CA. She joins her husband Manuel Esteves Jr. and her brothers Pedro and Raymond Huarte, in heaven.
Mr. Harold Eugene VanDeventer, age 84, died November 3, 2014 at 8pm.
Carole Todd, of Lockeford, passed away peacefully on Nov. 2, 2014, at the age of 70. She was born in Bakersfield, CA on Dec. 25, 1943, to Dean Hubert and Leota Adeline (Clerico) Clark. Carole has live in this area for the past 43 years. She was a Registered Nurse and a longtime member of the L.D.S. Church. Carole loved gardening, camping, hiking, and outdoor activities with her family and horseback riding with her father.
Helen Schutte, 68, entered into rest on November 1, 2014 in Hughson, CA. She was born on June 4, 1946 in Toledo, Ohio. She joins her husband Jerome Schutte in heaven.
Henrietta Veldstra on October 30, 2014 went to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with a new body free from Alzheimer's. She is survived by her husband George after 63 years of a beautiful marriage, daughter Cheryl and son Brad, two grandsons, one great grandson, and a brother Leonard.
Imogene Wood, 98, entered into rest on October 27, 2014, after a brief illness in Ripon, CA. Although a resident in Manteca for over 70 years, she was born in the town of Waterville, WA. She moved to California as a small child and graduated from Manteca High School. She married the love of her life, Jessie Loren Wood. She was one of the first telephone switchboard operators at the San Joaquin General Hospital, was an office manager for Dr. Brown and Dr. Wolf for many years and was a claims secretary for State Farm Insurance in Manteca. She loved ...
Frederick "Mark" Brewer, age 60, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 22, 2014.