July 13, 19237 to October 2014
After a full life at age 100 years, 4 months and 11 days, Lottie closed her eyes after saying, "Thank you Lord" and was gone to Heaven. When she could no longer live alone, she came to her daughter Wilma's home, with help of Hospice, when discharged from hospital on October 20. Lottie had been longing for Heaven since the loss of her only son, Bob Zumwalt in 2013 at age of 70 years. She was widowed in 2004 when her husband of 67 years died.
On September 30, 2014, God called His precious one home. Roger leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Joyce. He leaves his three daughters, Toni Jo Payne (Ed), Barbara Jean Bell (Frank), Patricia Ann Patterson (Greg), his stepson, Mark William Oncay (Lisa), and his sister Virginia Manly. He leaves many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and stepdaughter, Cheryl. Roger proudly served his country as a Marine.
Melissa Ann Scopas, 49, lost her courageous 15 year battle with cancer on October 19, 2014, in Manteca, Ca. She was born on September 2, 1965, in Castro Valley, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph & Rose Rohloff.
Matthew Lee McBride, born October 13, 2014, passed away October 21, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Roberto C. Lopez, 80, entered into rest on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on May 24, 1934 in Durango, Mexico.
Phyllis, 78, of Manteca passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family.
Tammy Lynn Wetzel entered into eternal life on October 4th, 2014. Tammy is survived by her three children, daughter, April Timmons, Joey Timmons, Mikey Wetzel, daughters-in-law, Lindsay Timmons, and Marielena Wetzel, and eight grandchildren: Elexis, Lee, Leiah, Harlee, Joseph, Bentley, Hailey, and Ayden.
Judith Lynn Kuhn (Judy), age 65, of Manteca, Ca., passed away in her home Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Judy was born in Oakland, Ca., on March 25, 1949. She was the daughter to the late Leola Daisy Kuhn and Henry Kuhn. Survivors in addition to her devoted husband, George Medeiros Jr., include her beloved children: George Medeiros III, Sheri Medeiros, and Joey Medeiros. She was the proud grandmother of six grandchildren and five great grandchildren and is also survived by her sister, Sandy Machesky, many nieces, nephews, and countless friends, including her best friend and beloved dog, Bugsy.
Abraham F. Palacio Jr., 27, entered into rest suddenly on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Wisconsin. He was born in Stockton on December 21, 1986. In heaven, along with many family members he joins his adored son Abraham F. Palacio III.
Tammy Lynn Wetzel entered into eternal life on October 4th, 2014. Tammy is survived by her three children, daughter, April Timmons, Joey Timmons, Mikey Wetzel, daughters-in-law, Lindsay Timmons, and Marielene Wetzel, and eight grandchildren: Elexis, Lee, Leiah, Harlee, Joseph, Bentley, Hailey, and Ayden.
Raymond Strickland passed away unexpectedly on October 15, 2014, at the age of 85, in Manteca, California. Ray was born on December 17, 1928, to Curtis and Ethel Strickland, in Walker Chapel, Alabama. He has resided in California for 49 years. He served 4 years in the Army and was a radio operator on the front lines of the Korean War. He held his service to our country in highest regard and treasured the American flag he kept posted on his property.
Leodegario "Leo" Osuna Lizarraga, 78, entered into rest on October 15, 2014 in French Camp, California. He was born on October 2, 1936 in San Marcos, Mexico.
Jack Alfred McAllister of Copperopolis, CA died suddenly at his home early on the morning of October 13, 2014, from complications relating to a recent illness. He was 79. Jack is survived by his three sons: Steven and Bill of Copperopolis and Jim in Seattle. He is also survived by a granddaughter Jayme who also lives in Seattle. His older brother Bob resides in Clearlake.
Charlottle Scriven passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the age of 79.
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.