Marion K. Swenson, 85, died on Saturday, December 5, at Manteca Care and Rehab. Marion was born in Albany, New York. She and her husband of 67 years (nicknamed Swanee) moved to Sherwood Park, Rensselaer County to raise their three before becoming a nanny to many local families. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Norman Jay Zwinge, 89, died Tuesday, December 29, at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 18, 1920 in Tracy. He was a lineman for PG&E for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter Linda Hudson.
Frances Y. Dalton 65, entered into rest on Monday, December 14, in Manteca. She was born in Kansas on September 10, 1944 to the late Charley and Violet Caskey. She joins both parents in heaven and brother, Mark Caskey and a sister Frieda Axtell.
Beverly A. Lynd passed away in Manteca at the age of 77. She is survived by her partner of 35 years, Mary Ann Zornes; her two sisters, Berta Sharp and Brenda Stark; her four brothers, Bob Lynd, Tom Lynd, Ernie Lynd, and Richard Lynd; her granddaughter, Christina Whitney and her great-granddaughter, Clarice Whitney. She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Peggy Short and Mary Lynd, her brother, James Lynd and her daughter Kathy Whitney.
Gladys Deen Michaels, 83, went home Sunday, December 20. She is survived by her four children, Curtis Deen of Truckee, Betty Cruz of Manteca, Rosie "Deen" Farda of Citrus Heights, and Jesse Deen of Manteca; nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; her sister, Ellen Dunbar of Modesto; and a brother Lod Seale of Citrus Heights. She was predeceased by her mother and father, Lod and Thelma Seale of Manteca; and her sister, Pearl Green of Green Valley, AZ.
Edna Yaw, 92, was born September 1, 1917, in Elejay, Georgia. She was one of thirteen children born to Lenore and Napoleon Bates. As a child she enjoyed the life and freedom of the woods. She grew up on a farm. The family lived in a large home made from a train station. She remembered clipping the mail to a wire which was picked up by the passing train on a weekly basis. She remembered walking a long way to a one- room schoolhouse. She also remembered prayer meetings and church services that she walked to with her Mama and ...
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, of Efland died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. His loving mother, Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, was also killed. His four-month-old sister, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the impact.
CHAPEL HILL, NC -Erin Brett Lindsay-Calkins, 26, of Efland, NC died Tuesday Dec. 22, 2009 following a car/train collision. Her son Nicholas Aedon Lindsay, 5, was also killed. Her 4-month-old daughter, Aven Brooke Lindsay-Calkins, survived the accident.
Dr. Robert E. Schimke "Bob", 77, entered into rest on Monday, Dec. 21, surrounded by family in Ripon. He was born on July 6, 1932 in Hart, Michigan to the late E. A. & Marguerite Schimke. He attended Shelby High School graduating in 1950. He married his high school sweetheart Marilyn Field on August 11, 1951. They then moved to San Diego, California, where he was stationed on the USS Delta with the United States Navy. He attended University of California Berkeley Dental School in San Francisco graduating in 1961. He practiced briefly in San Diego and Orland, both in California ...
Valencia "Len" Sutton, 51, entered into rest on Monday, December 21, in Manteca. She was born on May 12, 1958 in Port Arthur, Texas. She joins her mother in heaven, Audrey Mae Pete, brother, Iran Pete, sister, Eva Jane Pete, mother-in-law, Junita Nelson and sister-in-law, Patrice Wright.
Gerry C. Gomes, 88, of Manteca, passed into God's loving arms on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. She was born in Manteca, on August 5, 1921 to Rose E. and Tony L. Gomes who were dairy farmers. She was one of 9 children and she grew up in the Manteca/Ripon area. Gerry loved music. A skilled guitar player in her early 20s, she played her guitar and harmonica and sang on KTRB radio station in Modesto on the Chester Smith children's weekly program in the 1940's. Throughout her years ...