Leith Henry Todd, 89, was a resident of Manteca for over 30 years. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born Sept. 2, 1919 in Big Heart, Oklahoma. He was raised in Modesto and lived most of his life in the valley until moving to Arizona in 2005.
Clair A. Weast was born in Modesto on October 13, 1913, Clair passed away in Manteca on April 27, 2009. He lived 72 of his 95 years in San Joaquin County.
Hermelinda C. Ayala passed away April 26, 2009.
Henry M. Rodriguez, 81, passed away in Tracy at home surrounded by family.
Edna "Jan" Tachara, 84, entered into rest on April 26, 2009 in Copperopolis, California. She was born on October 16, 1924 in Pueblo, Colorado. She joins her son Tom Tachara and her brother Bob Butts in heaven.
Henry Guzman, 81, went to be with our Heavenly Father on April 20, 2009. He was born May 31, 1927 in Stockton to the late Bernardino and Maria Guzman. He worked at Libby Owens Ford in Lathrop for over 23 years before retiring in 1989. Mr. Guzman leaves behind his loving wife of over 51 years, Mercedes T. Guzman. His three wonderful children; Mark Guzman and wife Shirley, Ronald Guzman and wife Belinda, and Michael Guzman. He was also blessed with eight grandchildren; Alyssa, Allen, Jennifer, Nichole, Kristina, Monika, Alexandra and Harley. He is also survived by his siblings; Tony ...
Norman Carmean, 80, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on November 18, 1928 in St. Louis, MO. He was a resident of Tracy for the past 3 years. He joins his wife in heaven Anna Mae Carmean, as well as his 4 sisters.
Thomas M. Paulson Sr., 89, entered into rest on April 23, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on April 24, 1919 in Jewitt, Ohio. He was a resident of Modesto since 1992 and previously of Manteca since 1949. He joins his wife of 50 years in heaven Geneva Paulson.
Dorothy is now home with the Lord after a long & blessed life. She is preceded in death by her husband of 30 yrs William G. Simpson (1977). She is survived by daughter Linda Snyder of Stockton. Son, Tim Simpson of Issaquah Washington & his wife Kim; granddaughter Romey Aksland of Manteca & her husband Jeff; grandsons Matthew Snyder Sr. of Manteca & David Simpson of Issaquah Washington; great-great-grandchildren Matthew Snyder Jr. Zakk Snyder, Lauren Taylor, Justin Taylor & Hanna Grace Aksland of Manteca and Isaac Simpson of Issaquah Washington; and all of her neighbors whom she loved on Alder Street in Stockton.
Manuel de Sousa Dutra, 75, passed peacefully away on Monday, April 13, 2009. He was born Jan. 18, 1934 in Faial, Acores, Portugal. He lived in Faial until April of 1956 when he left to Galt, Canada. There he married the love of his life, Maria Alice dos Santos on Dec. 11, 1960.
Alison Van Houten Freeseha was born on February 18, 1984 in Modesto. She graduated from Ripon Christian High School and Western Pacific Trucking School.
Alice Mabel Neeley, 85, loving mother, grandmother and lifelong Manteca resident passed peacefully away on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. She was born October 19, 1923 in Stockton. She was preceded in death by her parents Earl & Mabel Rogers and her husband of 38 years, Lee R. Neeley.
Jeanette Marie Mathews, 19, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 17, 2009 in Fresno. She was born June 1, 1989 in Stockton to Kim and Marie Mathews.
Peggy Burttram passed away on April 14, 2009. She was 65.
Martin Stuart Haskins, 53, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in Hughson, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Oct. 8, 1955 in Tracy and lived in Manteca for 53 years.
Carole May Everett, age 65, entered into rest on August 18, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on September 21, 1948, in Iowa, to the late Carl and Ollie Cram.
On August 16, 2014, just hours before her 90th birthday, Mabel Gretchen passed away at her home, nestled in the family almond orchard, on the outskirts of Manteca.
Stephanie Michelle Martinez, 33, entered into rest on August 19, 2014, in Lathrop, California. She was born on June 19, 1981, in Hayward. She joins her brother, Danny Martinez in heaven.
Rosie Fagundes, age 95, entered into rest on August 20, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on May 9, 1919, in Ripon, CA, to the late Henry Sr. and Elvira Azevedo. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Larry Fagundes, her siblings, Tony Azevedo, Henry Azevedo and Lucy Azevedo, and two godchildren, Marybelle Cunha and Larry Steves.
Lucille Marie Oliveira passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014, at the age of 89. She was born on March 27, 1925, in Vallejo, California, to Raymond and Gertrude Nunes. She is preceded in death by her husband of over 65 years, Manuel F. Oliveira, Jr. Lucille leaves behind her children; Manuel Oliveira III of Escalon, CA, and Cathleen Chapman of Escalon, CA, as well as her grandchildren; Joseph Oliveira of Missouri, Michael Chapman of Escalon, CA, Robert Oliveira of Modesto, CA, Alicia Smith of Escalon, CA, and Amanda Morey of Modesto, CA, and five great-grandchildren. In addition, she leaves ...