Aurelia (Peggy) Owen, a Ceres resident since 1988, passed away Thursday, Aug. 13, after a brief illness. Her husband, Navy Master Chief George B. Owen Sr., preceded her in death in 1968.
After a long illness, John Charles Swan, age 67, went home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2009, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA.
Olive "Tata" Siprelle, 90, entered into rest on August 14, 2009 in Manteca, California.
John Charles Swan, 67, after a long illness went home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2009, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA.
David R. Tuchtenhagen, 61, after a long battle with cancer, lost his life on August 14, 2009. Dave was an exceptional husband, father and friend to all that had the pleasure of meeting him. Known as "Tuch" to all of his family and friends, David will forever be a part of their thoughts and prayers.
Fourteen days after her beloved husband Frank took his place in heaven, Alice Lorraine Bono joined him on their heavenly journey. She passed quietly at home on Aug. 15, 2009 surrounded by her family.
Lila Lee Farmer, 84, went to Heaven on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 after losing her fight with leukemia. She was born August 20, 1924 in Silo Springs, Arkansas to the late Charles and Beatrice Clifton Wallingford, her father was English and Mother was half Otoe Indian.
H. Delores (Dee) Machado McCoy, 77, of Lewiston, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho. She was born in Soquel, California to parents Elmer E. Gravelle and Ada Hackbarth. Dee was married to Paul A. Machado for 25 years. He passed away on June 29, 1972. She later married Fred H. McCoy who passed away on March 7, 2008.
A native of Escalon, David Charles Cline Jr. was only 42 years old when he passed away on Aug. 11 at Oak Valley Care Center with his family by his side. He was born on November 9, 1966 in Oakdale to David & Gloria Cline of Escalon.
Jeremiah A. "Jeremy" Goodman, 20 years of age, passed on August 10, 2009. Jeremy was serving a 4 year enlistment in the United States Army. He had been stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia for the past 2 years, where he recently completed the qualifications for the rank of E-5.
Marie Peterman Goodlad passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Bethany Home in Ripon, after a short illness. She was born Dec. 22, 1919, on the family ranch near Tracy to Walter and Marguerite Peterman.
Bertha Bronia Olbrycht, 92, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2009. Bertha was known for her kindness and commitment to creating a better life for others, especially children. She dearly loved all her children and grandchildren. Even in her eighties she would catch Amtrak and Dial A Ride to help them and be with them whenever needed. She was born in New York where she met her beloved husband Al and it was love at first sight.
Deborah Morrisa Mercer, 57, died Friday, July 17, 2009 at her residence in Lathrop. She was born on Feb. 11, 1952 in San Jose. She lived in Lathrop for four years, prior in Manteca for 15 years.
Matthew Scott Parker passed away in his Manteca home on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the age of 34.
Tillie Richter, 84, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 5, in Oldtown, Idaho. She was born May 16, 1925 in Karlsruhe, North Dakota to the late Steve and Helena Engelhardt. In her early years, before becoming Mrs. Richter, she taught school at a small one room school in North Dakota.
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.
David "Jimmy" Smith, age 72, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 5, in Stockton, CA. He was born on April 17, 1941, in Oakdale, CA to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David and Hazel Smith. He was the oldest of three children. Jimmy was self employed as a landscaper for 12 years. He was a member of both the Nazarene Church and Sequoia Heights Baptist Church of Manteca. He enjoyed everything about trains, jigsaw puzzles, animals, talking to people and watching old westerns. Jimmy will be remembered by his loving sisters; Evelyn Elliott, and Edith Rowe; his nephew Leslie ...
We lost a good man. Gary Lee Jones lived his life with passion, full of love. He was a Deputy Sheriff, a Police Officer, a son, a brother, a father, a friend, and a husband. He is survived by his mother Anne; his brother Rick; his children Ryan (Susanna); Jennifer; Richard (RaeAnne); Anthony (Lisa); Michael; Lindsey; and Sam; his two grandchildren Dominic and Brendon; countless friends; including his ex-wife Marci (Shae); and his beloved wife Brenda. He is preceded in death by his father Haskel, and his sister Sandra.
Resident of Manteca and former resident of Brisbane. Fran passed away peacefully on February 20, 2014, at 78. Fran loved her three children, Barbara Verniest Caulley, Joe Verniest, and John Verniest; two step children Charles Hyer Jr. and Patricia Hyer; two sisters Agnes Sevilla and Bonnie Bologoff; as well as eight grandchildren, and a great grandchild.
Karen Norine Kersey, 71, of Manteca, Calif., passed away March 3, 2014, from a long battle with leukemia. She was born in Ray, Ariz., in 1942, to Hurshel and Minnie Griffith of Santa Cruz, Calif. She was married to Richard Kersey for 55 years. At least a decade was spent in Sacramento, Calif., where Richard was raised. Karen graduated from San Jose State University with a BS in accounting. Employment included accounting positions, but her real love and joy was doing income taxes as an enrolled agent and being a Quick Books advisor. She had a business in Morgan Hill ...
Anna Brouwer, age 89, passed peacefully at Bethany Home and went to be with her husband and the Lord on February 26, 2014. Anna was born September 4, 1924 in Hull, Iowa. Her parents were Coenradina and Herman Zwakenberg, who had emigrated from Holland in 1910.
Chester (Chet) Arthur Esenwein Jr. passed away early on Saturday from natural causes, after major surgery. He was 77 years old. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Oct. 8, 1936. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy where he earned his veteran status in the Vietnam War. He was well known as the best auto detailer in Manteca, owning his own detail business for many years.
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Nancy Taylor Soto, 66, entered into rest on March 1, 2014, in Stockton, Calif. She was born on Aug.10, 1947 in Stockton. She was a resident of both Tracy and Manteca. Nancy joins her family in heaven: father, Harry Taylor Sr.; mother and stepfather Fred and Eileen Sargenti; and her brothers Harry Wayne Taylor and Gary Moore.
Jack Stonehocker joined his wife Joyce, on March 1, 2014. Jack was a born to Lee and Marie Stonehocker on February 3, 1928, in Wilder, Idaho. Jack's immediate family included twin sisters, Peggy and Pat. Jack joined the Navy at age 17 and was a Seaman First Class. During his service, Jack was a tail gunner in a VP-47. After serving his country, Jack earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon. Later in life, Jack earned his master's degree in Educational Administration from Stanislaus State University. Following his family's tradition, Jack became a ...
Debra Joann Davis born on July 26, 1953 entered into rest on February 25, 2014 in Manteca. She was 60 years old.
Blake was born on March 17, 1929, and entered into the arms of his Saviour on February 24, 2014, in Modesto, California. He leaves behind his beloved wife Joanne of 60 years. He is survived by two daughters Cindy (Wayne) Oliver and Debbie (Brian) Lee. He was blessed by three grandchildren, Carissa (Chris) Wallace, Timothy (Jenny) Oliver, and Joshua (Sarah) Lee. He leaves behind seven delightful great grandchildren.
Beverly Wild of Manteca, Calif., died peacefully at home on Feb. 19, 2014, with family and her beloved pets.
On Feb. 27, 2014, the Lord called, "Come to me my good and faithful servant." Laverne Alice Mungo, age 89 of Manteca, answered His call. She was born on Nov. 5, 1924, in San Francisco to the late Joseph and Helen Nicholas. Laverne joins her husband Angelo James Mungo in heaven.
Barbara Mae Bruns, 70, entered into rest on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Galt. She was born in Stockton on October 3, 1943, to the late Ralph and Evelyn Radke. Barbara joins her husband Charles Bruns III in heaven.