Joan L. Pierce, 91, of Manteca, passed away peacefully at the family home on Monday, December 8, 2014. She was born on March 21, 1923 in Chicago, IL and lived in Manteca for 53 years.
Matthew Golembeck 91, entered into rest on Friday, December 5, 2014 in Manteca. He was born in Schenectady, NY on April 15, 1923. In heaven Matt joins his adored wife of 53 years Elizabeth, along with their two children Nancy and Matthew Golembeck.
George Thomas Hays, Jr., 68, of Manteca died November 29th at his home. Dr. Hays was a native of Stockton. He lived in Manteca for 30 years. He was a chiropractor in Tracy where he worked alongside his wife and business partner Cathy for over 35 years. He was active in his community, and volunteered his residence as a polling place for 25 years. He was devoted to his patients, and had a passion for cooking. He loved reading, golf, and above else his family.
Roy L. Casteel, 70, was reunited with his beloved wife, Patricia on December 7, 2014. He was a dearly loved father, grandfather, brother and uncle. His family and many friends will sorely miss him, but his loving spirit lives on in the countless lives he touched.
Raymond M. Victor, who was born on February 9, 1931, was able to join his beloved wife Bonnie on December 9, 2014.
Mintie Jane Linhart, 89, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, December 4th, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1925 in Waterloo, Iowa to Clarence Nathanial and Clara Genevieve (Smith) Morehouse. Jane, as she preferred to be called, married the love of her life, John Paul Linhart on March 25, 1948 in San Francisco, California.
Irene Eva (Wallace) Southard, 80, entered into rest on December 6, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born on October 24, 1934 French Camp, CA.
Frances E. Schmiedt, 91, entered into rest on December 6, 2014 in Manteca, CA. She was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Emery and Carrie Trahan on June 18, 1923 in Portland, Oregon. In heaven Frances joins her parents; husband, Lester Schmiedt and brothers, Emery and Raymond Trahan. Mrs. Schmiedt is survived by her loving family, children; Alan Schmiedt (Cheryl) and Ernest Schmiedt; grandchildren, Kimberly Martin (Ed) and Stephen Schmiedt (Clair). Additionally, Frances is survived by her great-grandchildren, whom she adored,Emily, Andrew, Fletcher and Sophia.
Gary Phillip Brock, 73, entered into rest on Dec. 3, 2014 in Manteca. He was born to Howard and Gladys Dec. 7, 1940 in Palo Alto. He joins his parents, sister Karen and granddaughter Pepper in heaven.
Isabella Summers, 59, entered into rest on Dec. 1, 2014, in Manteca. She was born on Nov. 19, 1955, to Harry and Julia Summers in Peoria, Ill. She is preceded in death by both of her parents as well as her three brothers.
Henry Van Groningen passed away on December 2, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born in Hanford, California on July 19, 1927 to Hendrik and Jennie Van Groningen. At two years of age the family moved to Ripon, CA where he resided for the rest of his life.
Xander Johnson, age 10, entered into the arms of our Lord suddenly on Nov. 29, 2014 in Manteca, CA. He was born in Manteca on Oct. 9, 2004. Xander leaves behind his loving parents Samuel and Theresa Johnson of Lathrop. He was the youngest of his siblings: Lance and Kyle Kirk, Heather Clausen, Chad, Dillon, Jake and Trish Whitt.
Longtime Manteca resident Ruth Odelia Dickman died peacefully on Nov 24, 2014, at age 87. Ruth passed away from natural causes with family at her side. She was born on May 25, 1927, in Konowa, Okla., the youngest of five children, and a proud member of the Potawatomi Indian Nation. Ruth moved to Manteca in her teens.
Don Alan Cox, longtime central valley resident, passed away October 24, 2014. Don was known to friends and family as Alan. He passed in the company of his wife, Laura, after a long battle with a rare form of cancer known as Sarcoma. Alan loved life, and was enthused with Nascar, bowling, being a grandpa and had a love for golfing. He was a great husband and awesome grandpa.
Henry Freitas Nascimento, 86, entered into rest on November 27, 2014 in Stockton, CA., He was born March 19, 1928 in California. Henry joins his wife Virginia in heaven.
Roger Dale Lewis passed away Friday, Jan. 2, at the age of 62,
Pierrette Therese Wood beloved wife of Leonard James Wood passed away peacefully at her home in Manteca, Ca, on Jan. 1, 2015, after a long illness.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for, and loved on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in Manteca, CA at the age of 86.
Fredda Mooney, 78 years young, passed away on December 9 at Doctor's Hospital at 5:15 a.m. She was born on January 21, 1936 in Bono, Texas and had lived in Manteca since 1997.
David Pruneda passed away during the early morning of January 1st, with family surrounding him. David was the beloved son of Richard and Josie Pruneda; dear brother, to Richard Pruneda Jr. and Raymond Pruneda; cherished uncle to Jessenia Pruneda and Ellena Pruneda.
Born and raised in Turlock CA, volunteered at 17 to serve in US Armed Forces in the Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He acquired his Master Degree at UOP and went on to work at San Quentin State Prison Stanislaus Sheriff Department, later he was a Director of Facilities in the hospital industry in
Michael Timothy Thornton, 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015 at his residence in Manteca. Michael was born on November 26, 1942 in Turlock. He was a resident of Manteca for over 50 years.
Stuart Wade McAlary. 77, entered into rest on December 30, 2014. He was born October 26, 1937 in Manteca, CA.
David Wayne Freeman, 68, entered into rest on December 25, 2014 in Manteca, California. He was born on February 2, 1946 in Richmond, CA.