Robert "Bob" E Whitmore of Ripon, was born in Arroya, Colorado December 17, 1927 and went home to the Lord on October 5, 2009 at the age of 81 following a long battle with cancer. He will be remembered for his positive outlook and sense of humor. He enjoyed making others smile by teasing or sharing a joke with them. He loved to travel, read and spend time with friends and family.
Anita Baum, 51, entered into rest on October 5, 2009 in Modesto, CA. She was born on February 19, 1956 in San Jose, California. Anita moved to Manteca 2 years ago to be closer to family. She was preceded in death by her father, Heinrich Baum.
Jimmie D. French, 72, entered into rest on October 5, 2009 in Manteca, CA. Jimmie was the only son of 7 children born on March 20, 1937 in Montrose, Arkansas. Jimmie has made Manteca his home for over 27 years.
Luis Enrique Segarra, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, October 4, 2009. He was born in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico on August 8, 1926 to the late Juan & Maria Segarra; he was one of twelve children. A US Army veteran, he retired from Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 1987. After retirement he lived in Florida for 7 years and then spent the next 10 years enjoying the "snow-bird" lifestyle; living half the year on the East Coast with his grandson Bart and the other half here on the West Coast. His final 3 years were spent ...
Michelle Ruth Olguin, 50, passed away at home on September 1, 2009 with her daughter at her side. She was born on August 12, 1959 in Oakland, CA to Barbara (Mann) Britt. She was then raised by her grandparents, Wilma R Diaz, and Henry A Diaz who she called "Daddy." Michelle was baptized Catholic and attended Catholic School in Milpitas, CA.
John Robert (JR) Gibson, 15, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2009 at Oakland Children's Hospital. He was born on November 3, 1993 in Manteca, California. He joins his grandfathers in heaven; Bob Gibson, Butch Dowhower and great-grandfather Curly Dowhower. John was a resident of Manteca his entire life.
John Robert (JR) Gibson, 15, passed away peacefully on September 27, 2009 at Oakland Children's Hospital. He was born on November 3, 1993 in Manteca. He joins his grandfathers in heaven; Bob Gibson, Butch Dowhower and great-grandfather Curly Dowhower. John was a resident of Manteca his entire life.
Victoria Lopez, 87, entered into rest on September 25, 2009 in Manteca, California. She was born on November 17, 1921 in Jalisco, Colima, Mexico. Victoria joins her husband in heaven Roberto P. Lopez and brothers Agustin Vuelvas and Jose Vuelvas.
James McDonald Sr., 71, died Sunday, September 27, 2009. He was born on December 2, 1937 in Ada, Oklahoma to the late W.E. and Essie B. McDonald. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, the late Colleen McDonald. He lived in Manteca and surrounding area for 62 years. James was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Janice Marie (Mann) Reyes, 50, of Stockton, California, was born on March 5, 1959 in San Jose, California, to Garland and Dorothy (Hammond) Mann. Janice passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family, Saturday, September 26, 2009.
Wanda Wert was born to parents Ethel and William in Waterville, Washington. Wanda has always been a strong and independent person. During her early years she rode a horse five miles every day to grammar school. She was the youngest of seven, and she was the only girl. As anyone with older brothers knows, she was tormented relentlessly, but all in good fun. A favorite story involves her being tied to a wagon wheel and rolled down a hill.