John Lee Preyer II was born on March 10, 1954 in Montgomery, AL to the parents of John Lee and Rosie Nell Preyer. He was the first of two children. John was called (Johnny Kool) by friends and family starting at an early age, in Cleveland, OH where he attended St. Adalbert and Benedictine all boys school. John graduated high school from El Cerrito High in El Cerrito, CA. Here is where he met his soulmate Brenda Whiten.
Brenda Gayle Preyer, 61, entered into rest on March 15, 2015. She was born February 2, 1954 in Fairfield CA. Brenda is survived by her husband of 41 years John, her son Johnny and his wife Antoinette, son Michael and his wife Audea. Also her father Frank and six siblings; Marsha, Jeffrey, Wanda, Frank, Harold and Omar Whiten. In addition Brenda is survived by her 6 grandchildren whom she adored.
Evelyn Ann Angulo, 52, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family on March 27, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on May 3, 1962 in Compton, CA. In heaven she joins her father Arthur Franklin Thompson.
Elsie Silva, 82, entered into rest on April 1, 2015 in Hughson, CA. She was born on October 6, 1932 in Tracy to the late Manuel and Aldena Telles. She joins her parents in heaven, as well as her husband of 55 years, George Silva and her two brothers Manuel and Edward Telles.
The Wilverding family lost its patriarch Wednesday, April 1, 2015 when George F. Wilverding Sr. succumbed after a long brave battle with cancer. Born November 18, 1933, George grew up in Scranton, PA where he started his family before moving to Manteca in 1981. George had a unique personality that always kept his family and friends amused. He was a huge fan of golf, UFC, and Mike and Mike in the morning, and of course DA-BEARS! his main hobby was Tuesday night poker with the guys.
Angela "Pat" McGregor was born November 8, 1918 to Thomas and Marie (Grasso) Murphy in Berkeley, California, and passed from this life on March 11, 2015 in Manteca. She graduated from Berkeley High School and entered the work force as a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad, where she met the love of her life, James W. McGregor. She and Jim settled in Berkeley, where he was a Firefighter, and raised their four children, Patricia, Michael, Marie and Margaret. Pat was involved with all her children's activities and active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Berkeley Firefighters Association. Once ...
Evelyn Irene Webb, 95, passed away peacefully at home on April 1, 2015. She was born on March 5, 1920 in Tracy, California and spent her pre-school years in Pacific Grove where her father had a fishing business. Later, the family moved back to the Valley where her father became a dairy farmer in Manteca. She attended elementary and high school in Escalon and was a resident of Manteca for most of her life.
Stanley Thomas Hogan passed away suddenly on March 23, 2015 in Manteca, CA at the age of 57. Stanley was born on December 3, 1956 in Oakland, CA and has been a resident of Manteca for the past 28 years.
Dorothy Jackson passed away peacefully at her home at the age of 82 on March 23, 2015 with her son and daughter by her side. Dorothy was born on July 2, 1932 in Grand Forks, ND. She has been a resident of Ripon for the past 12 years.
Celebration of life is at Calvary Community Church, 815 W. Lathrop Road, Manteca. Celebration starts at 10:30 a.m. Hilda (Geri) Elias was born on Sept. 24, 1931 to Joseph and Virgina Aguiar in Oakland, Ca. She passed away at Manteca Care and Rehab alongside her family on March 17.