Peggy Victoria Manding, 88, of Manteca, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at her residence. She was born on May 30, 1921, in Monrovia, CA. Her faith in God was a very important part of her life and was a member of the St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Peggy loved her family dearly and loved to cook and care for them. She enjoyed traveling, gambling, and gardening. She was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed.
Gertrude A. Robertson, 85, of Manteca, passed away Friday, January 15, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton. She was born on January 21, 1924 in Hebron, ND. She worked during World War II for the Federal Government in Baltimore, Maryland. She was transferred to the Sharpe Army Depot at the end of the war. In 1946 she met and married Kenneth N. Robertson and became the mother of three step-children.
Doris Yvonne House Allsup passed away Thursday, January 14, at home with her family in Riverbank. She and her husband, Glen Allsup, just celebrated their 55th year of marriage on January 10.
Paulina Scarlet Antemate, 11, lost her 8-month battle to leukemia on January 19, 2010 at UC Davis in Sacramento, California. She was born on April 5, 1998 in Redwood City, California. She joins her grandmother and grandfather in heaven, Laura De La O and Eduardo Soto SR.
Linda Diane Taylor Paul, 60, passed away on January 7 at home with her family after fighting a two-year battle with melanoma cancer. Linda was a longtime resident of San Joaquin County. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all that were blessed to know her.
Leilani Sue Vaughn, 59, of Manteca passed away on January 2, 2010 in French Camp. Leilani was born on November 22, 1950 in Turlock, CA and was a resident of Manteca for 38 years. She was a member of the Manteca Quilters for many years, as well as a member of the Church of Christ.
John Anacleto, 63, passed away Monday, January 11 in Manteca. He was born March 10, 1946 in Ribeira Seca, St. George, Azores.
Gladys Lenerville, 97, died peacefully in her home in Sedona, Arizona. She was a long time resident of Manteca until she moved to Sedona. Gladys is survived by her partner of 14 years, George Wysong and her daughter, Connie Lambkin, as well as five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Robert G. Hills, Sr. passed away Saturday, January 9, in Manteca at the age of 88 years. He was born July 20, 1921 to Randall and Jessie (Sovern) Hills in Burlington, Iowa. Robert was a veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 to 1946. He was a carpenter by trade, enjoying creating items for others that were for practical use. Robert was an honest hard working man who cared about his family and his country. In his later years he enjoyed touring the U.S. and playing cribbage with family and friends.
Wesley "Okie" Boerner, 91, died January 8 at New Hope Care Center in Tracy. He was a resident of Tracy and was a native of Durant, Oklahoma born on March 14, 1918.
Arthur D. Costley, 77, entered into rest on January 8 in Manteca. He was born on February 12, 1932 in Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his sister Vera Varhola and his mother and father Elizabeth and Cleveland Costley. He was a resident of Manteca for over 14 years.
Kevin M. Fatzer, 55, entered into rest on January 7 in Modesto. He was born on June 30, 1954 in Stockton, California. He was preceded in death by his father Edward Fatzer. He was a resident of Modesto for 12 years.
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 children before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Rudolph Louie passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2010 in Pioneer, CA, at the age of 69 years. He was born May 20, 1940 to Lang and Margaret (Oballe) Louie in Stockton, CA.
Lucy J. Avila, 73, passed away Tuesday, January 5, in Manteca. She was born February 10, 1936 in Vila Nova, Terceira, Azores to the late Joao & Angelina Pereira. In heaven she joins her husband of 47 years, Walter Avila.
Matthew Golembeck 91, entered into rest on Friday, December 5, 2014 in Manteca. He was born in Schenectady, NY on April 15, 1923. In heaven Matt joins his adored wife of 53 years Elizabeth, along with their two children Nancy and Matthew Golembeck.
George Thomas Hays, Jr., 68, of Manteca died November 29th at his home. Dr. Hays was a native of Stockton. He lived in Manteca for 30 years. He was a chiropractor in Tracy where he worked alongside his wife and business partner Cathy for over 35 years. He was active in his community, and volunteered his residence as a polling place for 25 years. He was devoted to his patients, and had a passion for cooking. He loved reading, golf, and above else his family.
Roy L. Casteel, 70, was reunited with his beloved wife, Patricia on December 7, 2014. He was a dearly loved father, grandfather, brother and uncle. His family and many friends will sorely miss him, but his loving spirit lives on in the countless lives he touched.
Raymond M. Victor, who was born on February 9, 1931, was able to join his beloved wife Bonnie on December 9, 2014.
Mintie Jane Linhart, 89, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, December 4th, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1925 in Waterloo, Iowa to Clarence Nathanial and Clara Genevieve (Smith) Morehouse. Jane, as she preferred to be called, married the love of her life, John Paul Linhart on March 25, 1948 in San Francisco, California.
Irene Eva (Wallace) Southard, 80, entered into rest on December 6, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born on October 24, 1934 French Camp, CA.
Frances E. Schmiedt, 91, entered into rest on December 6, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Emery and Carrie Trahan on June 18, 1923 in Portland, Oregon. In heaven Frances joins her parents; husband, Lester Schmiedt and brothers, Emery and Raymond Trahan. Mrs. Schmiedt is survived by her loving family, children; Alan Schmiedt (Cheryl) and Ernest Schmiedt; grandchildren, Kimberly Martin (Ed) and Stephen Schmiedt (Clair). Additionally, Frances is survived by her great-grandchildren, whom she adored,Emily, Andrew, Fletcher and Sophia.
Gary Phillip Brock, 73, entered into rest on Dec. 3, 2014 in Manteca. He was born to Howard and Gladys Dec. 7, 1940 in Palo Alto. He joins his parents, sister Karen and granddaughter Pepper in heaven.
Isabella Summers, 59, entered into rest on Dec. 1, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on Nov. 19, 1955, to Harry and Julia Summers in Peoria, Ill. She is preceded in death by both of her parents as well as her three brothers.
Henry Van Groningen passed away on December 2, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born in Hanford, California on July 19, 1927 to Hendrik and Jennie Van Groningen. At two years of age the family moved to Ripon, CA where he resided for the rest of his life.
Xander Johnson, age 10, entered into the arms of our Lord suddenly on Nov. 29, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born in Manteca on Oct. 9, 2004. Xander leaves behind his loving parents Samuel and Theresa Johnson of Lathrop. He was the youngest of his siblings: Lance and Kyle Kirk, Heather Clausen, Chad, Dillon, Jake and Trish Whitt.
Longtime Manteca resident Ruth Odelia Dickman died peacefully on Nov 24, 2014, at age 87. Ruth passed away from natural causes with family at her side. She was born on May 25, 1927, in Konowa, Okla., the youngest of five children, and a proud member of the Potawatomi Indian Nation. Ruth moved to Manteca in her teens.
Don Alan Cox, longtime central valley resident, passed away October 24, 2014. Don was known to friends and family as Alan. He passed in the company of his wife, Laura, after a long battle with a rare form of cancer known as Sarcoma. Alan loved life, and was enthused with Nascar, bowling, being a grandpa and had a love for golfing. He was a great husband and awesome grandpa.
Henry Freitas Nascimento, 86, entered into rest on November 27, 2014 in Stockton, CA., He was born March 19, 1928 in California. Henry joins his wife Virginia in heaven.
Ricky Fred Brown, age 57, went home to Jesus on November 28, 2014. Rick was born in San Jose, CA on January 28, 1957.