Karel Hoogendoorn, age 82, entered into rest on November 10, 2015 in Stockton. He was born on September 30, 1933 in Haastrecht, Netherlands. Karel immigrated to the United States in 1952, and was a resident of Manteca for 63 years.
Benjamin David Beam, dedicated husband, fabulous father and Poppy, loving son and brother, died peacefully at his home on November 11, 2015. While we may have lost our finest shepherd, he is now with the greatest shepherd. Born June 9, 1957, in Manteca, California, Ben attended grade school at Modesto Adventist Academy then graduated from East Union High School. Ben went to San Joaquin Delta College and then on to Fresno State to earn his Bachelor's degree before completing his Master's Degree at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Ben taught at Denair High School before his college teaching ...
Dr. Kenneth Emerson Erwin, 88, entered into eternal rest on November 9, 2015 in Ripon, CA. He was born on September 13, 1927 in Porterville, CA to the late Gifford and Ruth M. Erwin. In heaven he joins his parents, three sisters and his loving son Benjamin Emerson Erwin.
Linda Lorraine Silva the loving wife of Norman Joseph Silva Jr. lost her battle with cancer at home peacefully with loved ones at her bedside. Married to Norman on July 12th 1968. Linda a loving mother of two children, Carrie Lee Silva and Norman Joseph Silva III, and wife Janice.
Jennie Limas, 89, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in Ripon. She was born on July 7, 1926 in Westminster, CA. She is preceded in death by her one and only son Michael Villanueva, her parents Jesus and Amelia Limas, one sister, Anita Sepeda and six brothers, Daniel, Jesse, Raymond, Joe, Alfred, and Arthur Limas.
Dorothy Alta Schwecke, 86, died Friday, October 30, 2015 in Pollock Pines, CA. She was born in Altus, Oklahoma on March 19, 1929 and was the 10th of 12 children. She was a resident of Manteca for over 45 years.