Dad has passed on to an everlasting peace. May God deliver him with the surroundings of our mother Jessie, and his angels, to the gates of Heaven.
Rosella Lucille Baker, 84, passed away peacefully at home in Manteca on October 11th, 2013, held in the loving arms of her youngest son, John. She was tenderly cared for by her husband and daughter, Vicki, on a daily basis.
Peacefully ascended into Heaven on Friday, Sept. 27. Devoted husband of Eloise, loving father of Don (Anita) and Bill (Heather), loving brother of Dorrie, stepfather of Claire (Rob), Dan (Virginia) and Debbie (George), trusted friend of first wife Mary Louise, uncle of Bob, Steve, Sally and Scott, grandfather of Jonathan, Jillian, Adam, Heather, Aaron, Daniel, Ryan, Abbe, Jeffrey, Nicole, Cara, Michael and Jonathan, great grandfather of Madison and Olivia, Godfather of Austin. Preceded in death by parents Ursil and Dorothy, son Francis and daughter-in-law Cheryl.
Rodney was born on July 7, 1972 and joined the Lord on October 18, 2013. Rodney was the son of Rodney H. Erich and Joetta G. Welton, Erich, Lindermyer.
Russell James 'Russ' Acquistapace, 49, of Las Vegas, NV passed away October 14, 2013, surrounded by his close and loving family. He was born May 16, 1964, in Manteca, Calif., and was a Las Vegas resident of almost 30 years. He served six years in the U.S. Air Force and was an aircraft maintenance technician with American Airlines. Russell had a great love for hot rods and restorations, as well as photography. He was a truly devoted, generous and beloved son, brother and father.
Helen Louise Watson passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at The Commons at Union Ranch in Manteca at the age of 89. She was born in Beaman, Mo on Aug. 10, 1924, to the late Noah and Amanda (Lane) Lee. Helen is survived by her daughters: Patricia Bridgeman and her husband, John of Los Gatos, Calif., Carol Whaley and her husband, Sean of Carson City, Calif.; sons, B.J. Watson and his wife, Elizabeth of Ripon, Calif., and Ken Watson of Manteca, Calif.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Friends are invited to attend a visitation, Thursday, Oct. 24 ...
Diana passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in Alameda.
Rebecca Gonzales, 59, entered into rest on October 12, 2013 in Manteca, CA. She was born on September 17, 1954 in Sonora, CA. She joins her father, Raymond Esparza, brother, Stephen Esparza and her son, Robert Gonzales.
Nolan "Smokey" Elliottt, 81, entered into rest on October 1, 2013, at his home in Lathrop. He is preceded in death by his parents, the late Nile and Agnes Elliott, lifelong residents of Lathrop, and his four siblings.
Richard (Dick) Swift, age 81 entered into rest on October 11th 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Oakland, CA on January 24th, 1932. He moved to Manteca before the age of 1 where he had resided for over 80 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy Swift, Minnie Jensen and step father Oscar Jensen, as well as brothers Milton Huth and Clyde Huth.
Norman Gould a long time Resident and Business Leader of Manteca passed from this life to the next on October 10, 2013.
Alice Leandro, 83, entered into rest on October 13, 2013, in Manteca, CA. She was born on June 30, 1930, in Santa Monica, CA. She joins her husband, Joseph Leandro (married 60 years) as ell as her brothers Clifford & Morris Brace in heaven.
Jerry Woolf, age 53, entered into rest on Friday, October 11, 2013 in French Camp, CA. He was born June 4, 1960 in Modesto, CA. He is preceded in death by his parents, the Late Jerry and Joanne Woolf.
Sheila Valim, age 51, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2013 surrounded by her devoted husband of 25 years, Jorge and her loving family, after her courageous battle with cancer.
Isan M. Ortega passed away on September 30, 2013, in Tucson, AZ. He is survived by his loving daughters, Eleanor J. Ortega, Ana M. Rios, Julie A. Quiroz, Barbie J. Wey-Ortega, and his many loving grandchildren. Isan is also survived by his two sisters, Elizabeth O. Marihart and Mary Coronado, and his brother, Paul Ortega. He is preceded in death by his parents Elieio and Inez Ortega and his sister Emma Quinenoz.
Nita Sheldon, age 80, of Manteca, CA passed away Friday, January 10, 2014, at her residence. She was born in James Town, North Dakota on December 13, 1933. Nita worked as a mail carrier at Sharps Army Depot for over 30 years. In her younger years she camped and fished often. Nita was an avid shopper and loved to dine out for breakfast or lunch. She loved her four dogs whole heartedly, and donated often to the SPCA and Humane Society.
Hazel Hickman, age 88, passed away Sunday, January. 5, 2014.
Gerald S. Wilford, 76, of Patterson passed away Wednesday, January 8th at Emeritus at Heritage Place in Tracy.
Steve John Trantham of Riverbank went home to be with the Lord on December 30, 2013 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Steve was born to Roy and Patricia Trantham in Inglewood, CA.
Tommy Douglas Spor, 79, passed away on Dec 27, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto, CA. Tom was born in Norwood, CO. He and his family later moved to Manteca, CA where he went to high school and met his beautiful wife, Jeannette Valdez, with whom he had three daughters. Tom enlisted in the Army in 1956 becoming a helicopter mechanic and was stationed in Italy for a three year tour. He was also recognized as a Marksman. Afterwards, Tom became assistant manager then manager of Newberry's and Gottschalks stores. Later, he became an entrepreneur with the opening ...
Evelyn Carter Klippel passed away at the age of 93, in a local hospital on December 19, 2013. She was born in Palisade, Neb. on December 16, 1920. She graduated from Palisade High School and entered nurses training at St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, Colo. Following graduation she worked in the hospital in Imperial, Neb. In October of 1943 she enlisted in the US Navy at lieutenant (JG) and served in the South Pacific as a Navy nurse. Following her discharge she married the late William A. Klippel. They made their home in Manteca. She served as a nurse ...