Isan M. Ortega passed away on September 30, 2013, in Tucson, AZ. He is survived by his loving daughters, Eleanor J. Ortega, Ana M. Rios, Julie A. Quiroz, Barbie J. Wey-Ortega, and his many loving grandchildren. Isan is also survived by his two sisters, Elizabeth O. Marihart and Mary Coronado, and his brother, Paul Ortega. He is preceded in death by his parents Elieio and Inez Ortega and his sister Emma Quinenoz.
"Marty," as he was affectionately called by those who knew and loved him was survived by His mother Cynthia Kerr, step-father Johnny-Ray Murillo, aunt Teresa Brown, uncle Dannie Roettger, aunt Cyndi Kerr, brothers, Sean Moore, Ryan Kerr, Corey Ferrin, and Dustin Anthony, nieces, Natalie Kerr, Lilly Moore and nephew Eric Kerr, cousins, Sarah Folkner snd Charles Svoboda and second-cousins, Danny Isaiah Svoboda, Evah Folkner, Lilah Folkner and Ellah Folkner.
Cecilia C. Uclaray, 84, entered into rest on October 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on July 30, 1929 in the Philippines. She is preceded in death by her mother and father Martin and Flaviana Coloma and her beloved husband Fabian Uclaray.
Charis C. Sowanick entered into rest September 26, 2013 in Manteca, CA, where she was born on April 14, 1986.
Clint passed away Sunday at the age of 76, following a short illness. He was born in Pocatello, Idaho and was preceeded in death by his brother Efton of Jackson, Wyoming, parents, Rawlston and Maxine of Portland, Oregon and grandson Clinton Joshua Poole of Manteca.
Maurice Roos, of Ripon, California, went to be in the presence of the Lord on September 27, 2013, at the age of 85 from pneumonia. He had been residing at Valley Comfort, in Modesto, California, since July 8, 2013.
Eugene E. (Gene) Young, entered into rest on September 27, 2013 in Manteca. He was born on July 20, 1933 in Spooner, Wisconsin. He joins his wife in heaven Donna Young as well as, his son David E. Young. He was a resident of Manteca for 53 years.
Ernie Zanetti passed away at home on the afternoon of September 29, 2013 in the presence of family members. He was born on March 30,1928 in Stockton, CA. Ernie grew up and spent his youth and adult life in Manteca. He attended Castle School and then graduated from Manteca High School in 1947. Ernie and Yvonne Beam married the next year on June 27, 1948. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past June. Ernie worked in high school for Gaia Delucchi and then later with the irrigation district. Ernie's first "official" job was working at Manteca Garage ...
Beverly "Grams" Mae Isbell, 81 of Atwater, CA, passed away on September 25, 2013 in Merced, CA. Beverly was born in Orange, CA on December 20, 1931. Beverly was married to Nathan Isbell; they were married many wonderful years. Beverly Isbell worked as a co-owner of a local Bait and Tackle shop in Manteca, CA for many years. She then decided to raise her children and be a homemaker. She enjoyed Bingo, horse racing, and spending time with her family.
Gloria Stowell, 88, entered into rest Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Modesto, at the Gallo Center for the Arts. She was born on August 16, 1925 in San Francisco. Gloria leaves behind her children, Neal Nelson and wife Tatiana of Manteca and Janet Jones and husband Ron of Hayward. She was blessed with three grandchildren, Eric Nelson, Jason Nelson and Gina Ungaretti and two great grandchildren Bailey and Leo. In addition, Gloria leaves her boyfriend Bob Spurling.
Vincent Thomas Ames, 24, passed away on September 17, 2013 in Salida, CA. He was born September 10, 1989 in Hayward, CA.
Loving wife to Norm; loving mother to Barbara Balli (Phillip), and John Boryla; loving grandmother, to Jacob and Sara; loving sister to three brothers and three sisters and "Nana" to 23 Balli grandchildren.
Following a brief illness, Thomas E. Crom went to his heavenly home too soon on September 3,2013. Born in Escalon on December 14, 1952 to Howard and Hazel Crom, Tom was the youngest of five siblings. He graduated from Escalon High School, and attended Modesto Junior College, and Delta College. After thirty one years of service at Canandaigua Winery, Tom and his wife Denise fulfilled their dream of opening The Barn Produce and Mercantile in Escalon in 2007. A lifelong outdoorsman, Tom enjoyed camping, fishing, mushroom hunting and frequent excursions to Pinecrest. Tom is survived by this beloved wife ...
Donna Kedzierski, born September 8, 1941, passed away August 28, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was 71.
Kaethe Voigt, 91, of Manteca, passed away peacefully on the evening of
James Leslie Benedict passed away December 11, 2013 at the age of 61, due to complications from a stroke. He was born to Ivan and Donna Benedict, April 27, 1952 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was raised in San Mateo, CA and graduated from Hillsdale High School. He lived at Camilla Gardens in Manteca for nearly 20 years. Jim was a talented photographer who loved animals. He also greatly enjoyed working with his hands and building models.
Bonnie Daniel, age 88, was born and raised in south eastern Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Lee Vinson and Ruthie Bass Vinson.
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 ...