Carmen Ann Walls, 74, went home to be with the Lord on February 11, 2009.
Clifford Phillip "Phil" Hallberg, age 76, passed away peacefully at his home in Ripon, CA, on February 10, 2009.
William Melis entered eternal rest on February 9, 2009 in Manteca, California.
Marjorie Louise McNeese passed away after a long illness in Taos, New Mexico. She was the daughter of the late Pearl and Herman Marcetti. She was born August 24, 1923 in Modesto and grew up in Oakdale.
Annabelle Mandeville, 83, our beloved Annabelle went back to the arms of her loving Father in heaven on Sat. Jan. 24. She had a gentle spirit that will remain with us always. Annabelle was born on Nov. 5, 1925 in Kinde, Mich., to Aleta and John Stoner. She graduated from Kinde High School and attended Port Huron Business College.
Marjorie Louise McNeese, passed away after a long illness in Taos, New Mexico. She is the daughter of the late Pearl and Herman Marcetti. She was born August 24, 1923 in Modesto and grew up in Oakdale.
Magnolia E. Miller, 84, entered into rest on February 2, 2009 in Manteca. She was born on May 27, 1924 in Tunica, Mississippi to Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel and Carrie Davis. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her beloved son Cornell Miller who passed away in December of 2008.
Samuel G. Echols was born on November 15, 1928 and passed away on February 4, 2009.
Mary passed away at the age of 79 years. She was born in Tulsa Oklahoma and was the great granddaughter of Tuckabache, a Creek Tribe warrior. She was very proud of her American Indian heritage.
Danny John Hebenstreich was born on February 18, 1946 in Australia.
John Paul Linhart, Sr., passed February 2, 2009 in Manteca, at the age of 82 years. He was born April 13, 1926 to the late William James Linhart and Lulu Cleo Sarver in Pennsylvania.
Joe N. Terra, 75, of Manteca, passed away peacefully on Jan. 2. He was born on Oct. 27, 1933. He was former president of the FESM Portuguese Festa, and also a member. He was also former president of the Tracy Portuguese marching band. Joe loved pending time with his family, enjoying activities such as fishing, camping and gardening with them.
Phyllis Gallegos, 57, of Stockton was born July 15, 1951 and passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2009, at San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp.
Timothy Ken Rodelander, 42, was born December 3, 1966 and passed away January 24, 2009.
Johnny A. Rojas, 71, entered into rest on January 31, 2009 in Manteca, California. He was born on February 3, 1938 to Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro and Isabel Rojas in San Jose, Arizona. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Mary Ybarra and Angel Rojas.
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.