Marian Macedo Leal, 95, entered into rest surrounded by her children on Monday, December 9, 2013. She was born on April 6, 1918, in Stevenson, California to Diogo and Mary Macedo. She joins her beloved husband, Frank Leal, Jr., in heaven.
Bernice Odell Smith, age 98, entered into rest on December 8, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on July 15, 1915 in Greenville, South Carolina to the late John and Cora Banks. In addition to her parents she also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur P. Smith Sr., of 47 years; a son, Gerald Medlock, a daughter, Shirley Hicks; her brother, John F. Banks, and two sisters, Lucille Medlock and Hazel Shirley. Bernice was a resident of Manteca for 60 years.
Bonnie Compartore, age 80, entered into rest on December 6, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on December 1, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to San Leandro in 1961 and lived there with her family until they moved to Manteca, where she has resided the past 11 years. Bonnie is preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Del Cima and Shirley Oswell.
Jerry De Boer, a lifetime resident of Ripon, CA passed away suddenly on December 6, 2013. He was 68 years old. Jerry was born March 20, 1945 in French Camp, CA. He attended Ripon Unified Schools and graduated in 1963 from Ripon High School. Shortly after, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served one tour in Vietnam.
Phyllis Forkas of Manteca, CA died peacefully in her sleep early on Thanksgiving Day, 2013, in Davis, CA
Catherine Marie Burke (Kitty) passed away on December 5, 2013 due to complications from COPD.
Rae Ann Rudd, 73, passed away peacefully in her Manteca home, surrounded by family, on Nov. 20, 2013. A 40-year resident of Manteca, she was born in her home on Dec. 17, 1940 in San Juan Bautista, California. She graduated with highest honors from San Benito High School and attended San Joaquin Delta College. Married for over 57 years to her husband, Claude, with whom she had five children, she was both homemaker and manager of her husband's optometry practice. She was a founding member of Manteca Quilters.
Pedro "Pete" Torres Jr., 54, entered into rest Friday, November 22, 2013 surrounded by his loving family in Modesto California. He was born on January 19, 1959 in Laredo, Texas to Mr. Pedro Sr. and Rosalia Torres. Pete leaves behind his loving parents as well as his adored daughters; Rachel Wicklander and husband Adam, Victoria Torres and Brenda Torres all of San Jose. He was blessed with one grandbaby, Aiden Wicklander. In addition Pedro leaves siblings; Rosa Torres of Manteca, Gabriel Torres and wife Denise of Tracy and Patricia Torres and significant other Frank Milobar. Pete has seven nieces and ...
Melvin Lowell Cantrell "The Big Indian", age 71, entered into rest on November 12, 2013 in Carmichael, CA. He was born on January 3, 1942 in California.
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.
Harlin "Jake" Deathriage of Ripon was born in Ava, MO, on January 12, 1932, passing away February 14, 2014.
Susano Manglinong born in the Philippines on August 11, 1939, entered into rest on February 23, 2014 in Manteca, where he was affectionately surrounded by his loving family. He was 74 years old.
Jerry Riegle, 84, went home to his Lord and Savior on February 18, 2014, in Modesto, California. He was born September 3, 1929, in Kentland, Indiana. He leaves behind his wife of 64 years LaVerne . Jerry also leaves behind his children; Kay Miller (Ray), Terry Riegle and Karen Ortiz (Donnie). He was blessed with five grandchildren; Kyle Miller; Kristopher Miller; Robbie Orlando; Ryann Christensen; Janna Miller; and twelve great-grandchildren. In addition, Jerry has two surviving siblings Bill Riegle (Joanne) of Kentland, Indiana and Jim Riegle of Brook, Indiana.
Roy D. Hannon, age 78, of Manteca, CA, passed away on Friday, February
Esperanza Reynoso, 89, entered into rest peacefully on Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Manteca. She was born December 18, 1924 in Mexico. She is preceded in death by her parents Juan and Virginia Soto, her beloved husband Jose Reynoso, one sister and two brothers. Esperanza leaves behind her adored sons; Jose Reynoso and wife Isabel of Elk Grove and Javier Reynoso and wife Dee of Manteca. She was blessed with six grandchildren, Jose Reynoso Jr., Robert Reynoso and wife Karla, Joshua Reynoso, Marissa Reynoso and husband Aaron, Matthew Reynoso and Christopher Reynoso. Esperanza has three great grandbabies, Sofia Reynoso, Isabella ...
Mildred Yvonne Berg Ploehn, 80 entered into rest on February 16, 2014 in Stockton, Ca. She was born in Bottineau North Dakota May 15, 1933. She is preceded in death by her husband Duane, her parents Oliver and Sigrid Berg, brothers Kenneth and Ronald Berg as well as, her sister, Ardis Berg, who passed away on Feb 7, 2014.
Barbara was 71 years old. She was born July 12th, 1942 and died Thursday February 13th, 2014.
Stephanie J. Terrell, age 52, entered into rest on February 11, 2014. She was born on June 30, 1961 in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Pastor Ben and Patsy (Pat) Terrell. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Shelly Jo Walden. She was a resident of Manteca for 38 years.
Mildred Jean Ellison entered into rest on Feb. 14, in Manteca. She was born on Oct. 11, 1939, in Oroville, Calif., to the late Murnie and Lois Ellison. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her daughter Debbie Ryan and sister Lou Ethel Ellison.
Wilma Nadine Wilson went to be with the Lord on Feb. 10, 2014. Wilma will be remembered as always putting her family first. She was such a kind and caring woman and every one that came to know her loved her. She was just that kind of person. Her smile and laughter will be greatly missed by all!
Stephanie came into this world on Jan. 29, 1962 and went to be with God on Feb. 11, 2014, at the same hospital in French Camp.