Tara Contreras, 42, went home to be with the Father September 13, 2013, after struggling for many years with an illness. She is finally at peace with the Lord.
Berniece Smith, 90, past away peacefully in her sleep, at home, surrounded by family, on August 26, 2013. She was born in Mountain Grove, MO on November 11, 1922 to the late Harry & Mary Frisk. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Edward Smith, her eldest sister Avis, who died in infancy, and two of her brothers, Gene and Merle. Berniece leaves behind her brother and sisters, Vern Frisk, Beatrice Miller, Fern Rowley, Fairy Hale, Geneva Obermeyer, Genevive Turnham, and Janet Frisk, her two daughters, Avis Hammond and Denise Cargill, her grandchildren ...
Robin L. Mize, 51, passed away on September 6, 2013 in French Camp. She was born on March 24, 1962 to the late John and Joni (Monk) Mize, who were longtime residents of Manteca. She was a resident of San Joaquin County for the past 25 years.
Abe Nascimento Jr. passed away September 6, 2013 in Stockton, CA. Abe spent the majority of his life in San Joaquin County and Portola, California. He was a retired drywall contractor, who enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Keith graduated from Manteca High School in 1965. He served a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1965 to 1969. He made his home in Valley Springs, he was a proud member of the Pipe Fitters Union. He was a avid golf player. Keith was always willing and able to help anyone. Keith could do anything from painting, cars, to building houses. He was a volunteer at the Reno Air Show every year.
Raymond L. Nylen, 92, entered into rest on Sunday, September 8, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at his residence in Manteca. He was born on July 7, 1921 in Middle River, California. Raymond leaves behind his wife of 66 ½ years, Yvonne Nylen of Manteca. His children are Ray D. Nylen of Manteca, Lee J. Nylen of Cresent City, Don Nylen and wife Susan of Manteca, and Janis Nylen of Stockton. Raymond was blessed with ten grandchildren, Joann Jordan and husband John, Ray Nylen Jr., Lindsay Nylen, Krista Arata and husband Jason, Jennifer Nylen , Stephanie Nylen, Adam Elsholz and wife ...
Brian "Bubba" Jansen, age 27, entered into rest on September 4, 2013 in Manteca. He was born on November 20, 1985 in
During the early morning hours of August 24, 2013, Naomi Kathryn Kirkendoll passed away at Bethany Home Convalescent Hospital in Ripon, CA. Naomi was 80 years old.
Angelina Valdez, 85, passed August 30, 2013 at Doctor's Hospital in Manteca, born August 2, 1928 in Tayug Pangasinan, Philippines. She was a resident of Manteca for 28 years.
Marie Henriquez, 96, entered into rest September 23, 2013. She was born October 9, 1916.
Judith McKay Robinson, 66, passed away Wednesday August 21, 2013 in Modesto. Born September 26, in Camp Hood, TX her family settled in Manteca when she was a young girl. Judy worked at Sharpe's Army Depot where she met and married Ken, the love of her life. She then became a stay at home mom to their daughter. For the last 25 years, she worked for Manteca Unified School District and was planning to retire at the end of the current school year. Judy loved her family and friends, most especially her grandchildren.
Joe S. DaRosa, 79, passed away on August 26, 2013. He was born on August 14, 1934 in Faial, Azores, and was preceded in death by his dear wife Mary, and their grandson Emerson Avila-DaRosa.
Lourdes (Lola) Basea, age 89, entered into rest on August 23, 2013. She was born on February 12, 1924 in the Philippines to Melchora Aguilar and Policarpio Basea. She was also preceded in death by many siblings. She was a resident of Manteca.
Peter T. Meredith of Manteca, California passed away August 23, 2013 at the age of 80. Pete enjoyed a long and happy life with the love of his life, Pearl.
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.