Ricard "Ricky" Betz, 91, entered into rest surrounded by her family on November 30, 2013 in Lathrop. She was born February 7, 1922 in Fallon, NV. She leaves behind her loving children; Sharon Brown of Manteca, Robert Betz Jr. and wife Sally of Fremont, Dianne Groll and husband Joseph of Fremont, Brad Betz and wife Sue of Manteca, Darlene Hill-Betz of Stockton, and Jeff Betz of Lathrop. Ricky was blessed with 19 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Evelyn (Susie) Grace Moore passed away at her home of 57 years in Manteca on November 25, 2013. Evelyn was born in Blackwell, OK on January 24, 1931.
Pearl P. Howard, 92, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribe of Oklahoma, who walked on in the path of righteousness, entered into rest on November 23, 2013, in Manteca, CA. She was born in Norman, OK on April 20, 1921. In 1941 she relocated to Galt, CA where she met and then married the love of her life. She lived in Galt, Lodi, Ripon, seven years in Walnut Grove, and 32 years on Ryer Island. She moved to Manteca in 1987.
Mrs. Amparo Ann Cruz Epinoza passed on Monday evening, November 25th, 2013.
Robert F. Platt, age 59, entered into rest on Nov. 18, 2013, at Doctors Hospital in Modesto. He was born on Aug. 3, 1954 in Tracy, CA. He is preceded in death by his father, Roy Platt and two brothers, Bill Platt and Carl Hedegard. He was a lifetime resident of Manteca.
Sander T. Severson "Steve", 86, passed away November18, 2013, at Manteca Doctors Hospital. He was born in Twin Valley, Minnesota on April 6, 1927. Mr. Severson is preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Severson, his second wife Ouida Torries, one brother, and two sisters.
Melvin Duarte Luiz, age 51, died with his wife by his side at his Modesto residence on November 16, 2013. Mel was born and raised in Manteca, California. After 31 years operating Luiz Dairy in Manteca, Mel began his transition as an almond rancher shortly before his death.
Debra Starlene Braley (Debb), 46, resident of Manteca, California, passed away on November 18, 2013. She was born at Manteca Hospital on December 4, 1966, the daughter of Larry and Jane Braley. Debra attended Manteca High School and graduated in 1985.
Lesa Jayne (Burton) Hecht, passed away on November 16, 2013 at the age of 50, of Wewicke's Eucepalathy. She was born in Richmond, CA on October 19, 1962.
Jack was born in Niagara Falls, New York, on September 7, 1924 and moved to Lodi as a young child. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose Stickel Carroll and his beloved wife Geneva, who passed in 2007. He leaves behind one daughter, Kathy Tucker (Mel), and three sons, Jerry (Sharon), Mike (Charleen), and Chuck Carroll (Becky), all of Manteca. Jack's grandchildren are Felix, Jason, Michael, Paula, Richard, Shawn, Chad, Jennie, David, Candace and Sean and 11great-grandchildren.
Harold W. Martin, age 84, entered into rest on November 16, 2013 in Modesto. He was born on March 23, 1929 in North Hollywood, CA, and called Manteca home since 1956. He was preceded in death in 2009 by his wife of 57 years, Maybelle G. Martin and in 1958 by his son, Dennis Martin.
Frances Williamson, 75, entered into rest on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Oakland. She was born August 10, 1938 in West Virginia to Franklin and Bernice Williamson. She leaves behind her only sibling Arnold Williamson. Frances was blessed with four nieces and nephews, Brian Williamson, Todd Williamson, Danny Williamson and Kathy Williamson.
George Richard Schaapman passed away November 13, 2013, at the age of 57. George remained a life-long resident of San Joaquin County, where he worked for IBEW Union as an electrician for over 20 years. He was born August 21, 1956 in Stockton, CA.
Esther Lon Lowe passed away on September 19, 2013 at the age of 79, at Prestige Senior Living in Manteca, CA and was laid to rest at Park View Cemetery in Manteca, CA.
Shirley "Janet" Gilreath joined her loved ones in Heaven on September 12, 2013. Janet was born on September 6, 1936. Her passing was unexpected, but we know we will see her again one day. Her family and friends miss her greatly!
LeRoy Joseph Bernardo of Manteca entered into rest on Saturday, January 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years Priscilla Dian Bernardo and parents Raymond and Rose Bernardo.
John Nick Lenoci of Manteca, born March 7, 1932 in Oakland, CA, passed away January 5, 2014. He was 81 years old.
Diana Joyice Wiedeman, 65, passed away on January 5, 2014 at Doctor's Hospital in Manteca, CA with her family by her side.
Tony Camara, age 82, entered into rest on January 14, 2014 in Stockton. He was born on November 29, 1931 in French Camp. He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Camara. Tony was a resident of Manteca for 82 years.
Thelma J. Kierbow, age 80, entered into rest on January 13, 2014 in Lathrop. She was born on April 6, 1933 in Columbus, Mississippi to the late Joseph and Anna (Strauss) Skiba. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Kierbow and her great grandson, Robert Scott Price. Thelma was a resident of Lathrop for 40 years.
JodiKay Glenn, born on April 15, 1973, entered into rest on January 10, 2014 in Modesto, Ca. She was 40 years old.
Richard "Dick" Raymond Bovino, 79, entered into rest on Sunday, January 12, 2014 in Manteca. He was born on August 8, 1934 in The Bronx New York to the late Rocco and Dorothy (Cucco) Bovino. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as step mother Ceal Bovino and Son-in-law Tom Ladd. He leaves behind his loving wife NaVonne Bovino, Daughters, Ronnah Ladd, Kay DeGeest-Kelly (Matthew), his sons, Ed Bovino and Kelly DeGeest. He was blessed with twelve grandchildren, Jim, Rachael, Joshua, Rebecca, Amanda, Mandy, Bart, Tara, Ryan, Tracy, Tiffany and Jay. He has twenty great-grandchildren. In addition ...
Garry Gene Guzman Jr., 43, who was born in French Camp, Calif. on June 27,1970, to loving parents Garry and Rhonda Guzman, was called home to be with our Lord unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 21,2013 at his residence in Modesto. He was employed by Gilton Solid Waste Management at the time of his passing.
Duane Leroy Stymans, 74, entered into rest on January 7, 2014. He was born on January 5, 1940 in Bakersfield to the late Andrew and Doris Stymans.
In loving memory of Mrs. Barbara Chapman "who" passed in her sleep January 8, 2014.
It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Lois Anna Flora of Manteca, CA at the age of 79. She went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014, suffering from health issues brought on by a recent stroke.
Ricky Blankenship, 54, entered into rest on Dec. 21, 2013 at Doctor's Hospital in Manteca, Calif., with his family at his side. He has been a resident of Manteca, Calif. for 25 years. He was born in San Jose, Calif. at O'Connor Hospital on June 14, 1959. Mr. Blankenship is preceded in death by his beloved mother, Joann Blankenship, father-in-law Raymond Andrews and loyal dog, Rico.
Laverne Mary Fredrickson, 74, entered into rest on January 7, 2014 in Manteca. She was born November 19, 1939 to Carmen Erillo and Rose Barbara in San Francisco, California.
William "Bill" Weibel passed away in Stockton on January 11, 2014 at the age of 92. He was born to parents John F. and Clara I. Weibel in Hartington, Nebraska. He was the second oldest of 9 siblings. He moved with his family to Lodi in 1939 and attended St. Anne's Catholic Church. Bill enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and completed a Specialized Service and Maintenance on the Bell Interceptor airplanes. He received the Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal. He was discharged honorably in 1946 as a Sargent.
Pete Arizcuren was born in Pittsburg, CA. October 6, 1934, to Pete C. and Marie Arizcuren. He passed away in Manteca, January 9, 2014 at the age of 79. He leaves daughter Denise Brite, Las Cruces New Mexico, brother Jack Arizcuren (Janice) Manteca, nephews John Arizcuren (Lisa) Granite Bay, CA, Jacques P. Arizcuren (Sharon), Bethlehem, PA, niece Joanne Arizcuren Jannink, O'Fallon, Ill, great nieces Jillian and Juliet Arizcuren, Granite Bay, and great nephews Jesse, Jack, Johnny Jannink, O'Fallon, Il.