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.
Margo Foster a 32-year resident of San Joaquin County, died Saturday September 26, 2009.
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.
Johnny J. Flores, 43, of Manteca, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 in Stockton. He was born on September 12, 1966 in French Camp. He lived in Manteca for 43 years and was a carpenter.
Margo Foster a 32-year resident of San Joaquin County, died Saturday, September 26, 2009.
Sam Gonzalez, 40, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2009. He resided on Flathead Indian Reservation in Pablo, Montana, for many years with his long-time partner Joyce Peone.
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.
Josephine Helen Ottaviano, 94, our dear wife and mother passed away peacefully, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, with the same grace and dignity with which she lived her life. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was a longtime resident of Manteca.
Ronald Dean Farmer, 67, entered into rest on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 in Modesto. He was born on April 30, 1942 in French Camp. Ron was a resident of Salida for 22 years and previously resided in Manteca.
Franklin L. Newton, 64, died Sunday, September 27, 2009 at his residence in Manteca. He was born on October 22, 1944. Funeral services are pending at Hotchkiss Mortuary.
Jowell Lynn Griggs, 42, entered into rest on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Manteca. She was born on December 7, 1966 in Stockton, California. Jowell was a resident of Manteca for 38 years.
Dorothy Estelle Harris was born on September 23, 1918, in Albemarle County, Virginia to Wellington Miller and Carrie Belew Miller, passing peacefully on February 11, 2015.
Dorothy Jane Eitelgeorge, 76, peacefully passed away on February 9, 2015. She was born on March 1, 1938 in Pocatello, Idaho. Much of her childhood years were spent in Idaho but she lived the last 65 years of her life in Manteca. She married, as she would often say, "a dime among nickels", Charles Eitelgeorge, in September of 1962. They recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.
Gerry L. Dufour, entered into rest on February 3, 2015. He was 73. He was born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana on August 23, 1941 to the late Wilson and Oma Dufour.
Peter James Gretchen died peacefully at home on February 4, 2015 at the age of 92. Pete was born July 10, 1922 in Saskatchewan, Canada. His family was one of the original members of the Russian Colony that settled on 140 acres of farmland outside Manteca, California in the 1920's. A close-knit community, their values of hard-work, integrity, and respect for others stayed with Pete throughout his life. He was always generous with his time, offering his skills to friends and neighbors and community organizations such as the Manteca Historical Museum.
Clemente Mejia, 58, entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 8, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 30, 1957 in Fresno, California.
Born in Hardin, MO on July 16, 1931, Shirley Anne (Ferguson) Ireland lived, laughed and loved until her passing on February 8, 2015. She grew up in Dinuba, CA where in high school she was on the track team. It was during her sophomore year that she met and later married her first love, Gordon Ireland, that "blue-eyed, good looking senior" from the next town over. As Shirley proclaimed "boy were those other girls were jealous!" After they were married they lived in Dinuba and started their family, having two of their five children, Rick and Tom. In 1954, Gordon ...
Rosalie Correia, 97, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Modesto, California. She was born on September 2, 1917 in Saylor Bottom, Oklahoma to the late Bud and Sarah Coble.
Kevin, 58, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, the 31st of January 2015. He was born the 30th of August 1956 in Stockton, CA to Glen and Doris Allsup. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Yvonne House Allsup and his sister, Robin Allsup Shockley.
Dorothy Ann Faria, 82, entered into rest on January 31, 2015 in Manteca, CA. She was born on November 2, 1932 in Stevenson to the late Mr. and Mrs. Manuel and Frances Silva. In heaven she joins her parents and her husband James Faria.
Hector Martinez Lopez, 88, entered into rest January 31, 2015 in Manteca, CA. He was born March 12, 1926 in Pinole, CA.
Eloise Alma Crettol entered into rest on January 22, 2015. She was born May 29, 1912 in San Jose, California. She joins her husband Raymond in heaven. Eloise is survived by her daughter, Judi Rea, sister Barbara Campbell of Sacramento, grandchildren, Mark Rea of Mariposa, and Erin Thompson of Elk Grove. Eloise lived in Stockton, working at a box factory where she met her husband of 45 years, Raymond. Together, Eloise and Raymond settled down in Lathrop; where they would call home for over 40 years. She had a talent for sewing and creating floral arrangements. She found peace when ...
Zeb Motley, 84, entered into eternal rest on January 26, 2015 in Manteca, CA.
Loretta Machado, 70, entered into rest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Hughson, California to the late John and Adelaide Silva.
It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of their beloved Matriarch, Guadalupe Montalvo (she was 89) A loved wife, mother, gramma, Great-Gramma and Great, Great- Gramma, 'Lupe went to be with the Lord on Jan. 20, 2015.
John Huffington, 84, passed away on January 22, 2015 at Doctor's Hospital in Modesto. He was born on April 12, 1930 in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. He lived in Manteca for 30 years.