Thomas George Podany, 77, died Dec. 29 in Manteca.
Anakonia Kaila Salas was born on Dec. 17, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii to the proud parents of Pauline and Gerard Pattison.
Nancy L. Wilson-Glover, age 64, was born on March 3, 1944 in New York, and she passed away on Jan. 6, 2009 in Lodi.
Shelley L. Andes, 58, passed away in Modesto.
On the evening of Dec. 30, 2008, Henry (Hank) DeJong left his earthly home to begin his eternal reward in glory with his Savior. He was predeceased by his devoted and beloved wife, Ruth, who went to her glory on May 20, 2008.
Anakonia Kaila Salas was born on Dec. 17, 1946 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to proud parents Pauline and Gerard Pattison.
Quincy E. Cargile Jr., 89, went home to be with his Lord on Dec. 29 in Manteca. He was born to the late Quincy & Rose Cargile Sr. on June 13, 1919. He had been a Manteca resident for over 62 years.
Shelby Ray Cloud was born Aug. 14, 1940 in Arkansas. He passed away on Dec. 29 at 3:43 p.m. at home with his family in Manteca at age 68.
Robert john "Bob" Chimpky passed away in Ripon on New Year's Eve. Born on May 5, 1934, he resided in Stockton for 13 years and was previously from the Bay Area.
Lucille E. Jump, 87, passed away Jan. 1 at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
Reba Jo Kinnison, 84, passed away on Christmas day at New Hope Care Center in Tracy where she had lived with her sister, the late Trena Kelley, for the past four years.
Peter Ramirez Sr., age 82, entered into rest on Dec. 15 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family in Lathrop.
Carlene Opal Graves, 79, passed peacefully away with her family by her side on Dec. 22 in Manteca. She was born Jan. 13, 1929 in Warren, Arkansas, to the late Carl and Audra Jeffers.
Arthur R. Sanchez was taken back to heaven after 80 years of life. He is remembered by his family and friends as a strong, caring and loving husband, father and man of God. He will be missed by all, but he was ready to return to the arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ. His life is being celebrated by his wife, Genevieve Sanchez, his children, Teresa McFetridge, Michael and Mari Sanchez and Laura and Bruce Gesek. He has 8 grandchildren: Kenneth McFetridge, Alexis Sanchez, Cory Sanchez, Caleb Gesek, Daniel Gesek, Sarah Gesek, Bryan Sanchez and Elizabeth Gesek.
Tony M. Azevedo of Ripon, age 93, passed away Dec. 21.
Born in Racine, WI to the Rev. Edward Andersen and Marie Frey Andersen, Maynard was the youngest of seven boys, all now deceased. He is survived by his wife Luella (Drummond) Andersen, married 65 years, his sons; Douglas (Linda) Andersen, Peter (Angie) Andersen, grandsons Tyler and Travis, great-granddaughter Gianna and great-grandson Athen, and Linda's son, Sean McComb. Maynard and Luella's third son, Joel, died at age nine of leukemia.
Leo Phillip Cardinal Jr. age 80 of Lexington, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 at Purcell Municipal Hospital. He was born May 27, 1933 in Purcell, OK the second child of three children born to Leo Phillip Cardinal Sr. and Jewell Margaret (Guess) Cardinal. Leo moved to Manteca, California at the age of seven with his family. There he attended school and graduated with the class of 1952. That same year he married the love of his life, Ruby Delores Elliott. They were married on January 27, 1952. One year later in 1953, Leo joined the U. S. Air Force ...
Melvern "Mel" Wiltz, passed away in an automobile accident on Sunday, January 19, 2014 in French Camp, CA. He was born on January 16, 1992 in Stockton, Ca. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Patricia Wiltz, and his maternal grandparents Russell and Edwina Edwards. Mel is survived by his parents Melvern Wiltz Jr. of Texas and Lenore Wiltz of Stockton. He has four siblings; Vonceil Wiltz of Stockton, Fannessa Wiltz of Las Vegas, Cordell Wiltz and Donavon Wiltz both of Texas. In addition, Mel has one surviving grandfather, Melvern Wiltz Sr. and many aunts, uncles and extended ...
Robin Garcia, 59, entered into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 23, 2014 in Modesto, California. She was born on November 4, 1954 in Alameda, California. In heaven, Robin joins parents Frances and John Howard, her loving husband Roy Garcia, sister Dianne Cohee, and brother-in-law Charles Cohee.
Donald Rudolph, of Ripon, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 25, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was 85. He was born August 24, 1928 to Kenneth and Flora Rudolph, of Leesburg, PA. Donald has two brothers, Dale of Ironton, Ohio and Larry of Mentor, Ohio. He married Esther Winklevoss in May of 1947. They had three children, the late Ron of Las Vegas, NV, Debbie of Manteca, CA, and Ken of Ripon, CA. They were blessed with three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Richard L. Prouty, age 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Modesto, after a short illness. He was a 1969 graduate of East Union High School in Manteca and Fresno State College. He is survived by one sister, Evelyn Prouty of Manteca, and a niece and nephew. Services have already been held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Manteca Historical Society.
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Heaven gained a mighty Angel. Ronald Charles Joseph Nelson II at the young age of 43 died in his Pleasanton home surrounded by his family. Ron was a remarkable husband, an unbelievable father, and a most caring and giving son and brother. Ron cared about everyone he ever met and all who met him learned something valuable. Ron was a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley for 17 years and in that time grew great respect and many friendships. Ron battled Mesothelioma for almost 2 years and left us all too soon. Ron is survived by ...
Harry Guibor, a resident of Manteca since 1945 and a master mechanic at Spreckels Sugar spanning a career of 40 years, died Tuesday, January 21, 2014. He was 97.
DeDee Kathelene (Drummond) Thomas passed away suddenly on December 12, 2013.
Roger A. Fells, 64, of Manteca, Calif. passed on August 16, 2013 at Pikes Peak Hospice of Colorado Springs, CO due to complications from a two year battle with Lou Gehrigs Disease (ALS).
Charles Gonzalez, age 75, entered into rest on January 12, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on November 15, 1933 in Jackson, CA, to the late Ygnacio and Loretta (Cota) Gonzalez. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Dolores Maldonado, and daughter, Debbie Gonzalez.
Rose Ann Robison, 63, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Sunday morning, January 19, 2014 in Mount Vernon, Washington.
Elden Herman Frenz was born Dec. 6, 1925, in Alameda, Calif., and died peacefully Jan. 10, 2014, at the Hospice Hotel of San Joaquin, Calif. A highly decorated sailor, he served in the US Navy during WWII, maintaining a naval salvage ship in the South Pacific. He was a fireman First Class responsible for operation of the ships power plant and navigation capabilities. He is preceded in death by his two wives, daughter Georgia (Tinker) Peavie, son Eugene Webb, and sister Judy. He is survived by his sons David, Ken and Tim, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and ...
Barbara (Petersen) Janzen, 96, of Manteca, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014. She was born October 25, 1917 in Stockton, California, and raised and educated there. She started working in the school cafeteria system and retired after a 30 year career as Food Service Director for the Manteca School District. Following her retirement, she and her husband Herman traveled extensively from Alaska to Florida.
Amelia Leslie, 94, entered into rest on January 6, 2014, Manteca, California. She was born on February 22, 1919 in Newman, California to the late Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Amelia Machado.