Stena Van Andel, 99, of Ripon died Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Bethany Home. She was born to Klaas and Gertie Vander Meer on April 23, 1910 in Vona, Colorado. In 1930 she went to work in Denver, Colorado as a nanny for two little girls. She moved to California in 1930 where she met Mike Van Andel and was married on April 5, 1936. They lived in the Ripon area and farmed two different ranches for many years. There they raised three children. In 1979 they moved to Modesto and later returned to Ripon in 1996.
George H. Clark, Jr. passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009 in Jackson, California, at the age of 79 years.
Helen Dismukes-Descovich-Granelli, 84, danced into Heaven Saturday, July 4, 2009. She was born Nov. 29, 1924 in Texas. Leaving on Earth her 4 boys Michael Descovich, Victor Descovich Jr., Kenneth Descovich and David Descovich and their wives and children. Helen has 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Helen's favortie day was to have all of the family and friends together with a buffett of food, fun and talk. Helen asked that no one be sad when she is finally in Heaven, but to celebrate that she is there and dance as she wants.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto California. She was born on November 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge Wisconsin.
Stena Van Andel, 99, of Ripon died Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Bethany Home. She was born to Klaas and Gertie Vander Meer on April 23, 1910 in Vona, Colorado. In 1930 she went to work in Denver, Colorado, as a nanny for two little girls. She moved to California in 1930 where she met Mike Van Andel and were married on April 5, 1936. They lived in the Ripon area and farmed two different ranches for many years. There they raised three children. In 1979 they moved to Modesto and later returned to Ripon in 1996.
George H. Clark, Jr., 79, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009 in Jackson, Cal. He was born October 26, 1929 to George Sr. and Josephine (Wenstrom) Clark in Lewiston, Idaho.
John Hernandez Jr., 56, passed away at Stanford Hospital on Friday, July 3, 2009. He was born on October 11, 1952 in Union City, CA.
Frances Limas, 76, entered into rest on July 3, 2009 in Modesto. She was born on Nov. 11, 1932 in Dayton Ridge, Wisconsin.
Sherman "Bud" Renfro, 80, passed away suddenly on July 5, 2009 with his family by his side. A resident of Manteca for nearly 47 years, he was born April 9, 1929 in Lincoln, Arkansas, to the late Homer & Beulah Renfro. He worked for Fiberboard Paper Co. in Stockton for over 35 years before retiring in 1989.
Stanley Joseph Terry, 87, passed away peacefully at home on July 3, 2009. He was born April 25, 1922 in Sunnyvale, CA, to the late Stanley F. & Rose Terry. He is survived by his wife of nearly 64 years, Alice Marie Terry of Manteca; three children: Stanley A. Terry of Manteca, Stephen P. Terry of Clearlake, Kathlyn A Lafferty of Fremont; six grandchildren, Layne Lee & husband Timothy, Joseph Phillips, Stanley R. Terry & wife Elizabeth, David Terry, Lynette Terry, and Jeffrey Terry; and sister Mary Del Bono of San Carlos, CA. He was also blessed with four great-grandchildren.
Tevanie Deanne Lantz, 35, born April 23, 1974 died Thursday, July 2, 2009, joining her Papa Charlie Maehl and aunt Kim and aunt Karen in heaven. Tevanie was a loving mother to her beautiful children Gabrielle Lantz , Adrianna Lantz, and Philip Lantz ; loving daughter of Marcia Sigler Lantz, Kevin Lantz, and Andy Marleau; loving sister of KC (Bubba) Lantz and Michael Lantz; loving granddaughter to Fran Maehl; and loving aunt to Benji Lantz, Lyric Lantz and Justice Lantz. Tevanie is also a cherished family member to 15 cousins and 5 aunts and uncles and many other extended family members.
William Cummings, 61, entered into rest on Sunday, July 5, 2009 in Stockton. He was born on April 29, 1948 in Ohio to the late Mr. and Mrs. Maurice and Dalin Cummings. He was a resident of Manteca for 25 years.
Charles J. Alfaro, 71, entered into rest July 2, 2009 at his residence in Manteca surrounded by his beloved family. He was born on July 23, 1937 in Glendale, California. He joins his daughter in heaven Angelina Higareda as well as his two siblings; Hector Alfaro and Rachel Alfaro.
Elbert Wayne Bolton passed away on Wednesday, July 1, at his home in Escalon. He was 77 years old.
Loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Maria Alda Azevedo, passed away suddenly but peacefully at the age of 94 on the early morning of Monday, June 29, 2009 at her ranch home in Escalon, California.
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.