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.
"Marty," as he was affectionately called by those who knew and loved him was survived by His mother Cynthia Kerr, step-father Johnny-Ray Murillo, aunt Teresa Brown, uncle Dannie Roettger, aunt Cyndi Kerr, brothers, Sean Moore, Ryan Kerr, Corey Ferrin, and Dustin Anthony, nieces, Natalie Kerr, Lilly Moore and nephew Eric Kerr, cousins, Sarah Folkner snd Charles Svoboda and second-cousins, Danny Isaiah Svoboda, Evah Folkner, Lilah Folkner and Ellah Folkner.
Cecilia C. Uclaray, 84, entered into rest on October 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on July 30, 1929 in the Philippines. She is preceded in death by her mother and father Martin and Flaviana Coloma and her beloved husband Fabian Uclaray.
Charis C. Sowanick entered into rest September 26, 2013 in Manteca, CA, where she was born on April 14, 1986.
Clint passed away Sunday at the age of 76, following a short illness. He was born in Pocatello, Idaho and was preceeded in death by his brother Efton of Jackson, Wyoming, parents, Rawlston and Maxine of Portland, Oregon and grandson Clinton Joshua Poole of Manteca.
Maurice Roos, of Ripon, California, went to be in the presence of the Lord on September 27, 2013, at the age of 85 from pneumonia. He had been residing at Valley Comfort, in Modesto, California, since July 8, 2013.
Eugene E. (Gene) Young, entered into rest on September 27, 2013 in Manteca. He was born on July 20, 1933 in Spooner, Wisconsin. He joins his wife in heaven Donna Young as well as, his son David E. Young. He was a resident of Manteca for 53 years.
Ernie Zanetti passed away at home on the afternoon of September 29, 2013 in the presence of family members. He was born on March 30,1928 in Stockton, CA. Ernie grew up and spent his youth and adult life in Manteca. He attended Castle School and then graduated from Manteca High School in 1947. Ernie and Yvonne Beam married the next year on June 27, 1948. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past June. Ernie worked in high school for Gaia Delucchi and then later with the irrigation district. Ernie's first "official" job was working at Manteca Garage ...
Beverly "Grams" Mae Isbell, 81 of Atwater, CA, passed away on September 25, 2013 in Merced, CA. Beverly was born in Orange, CA on December 20, 1931. Beverly was married to Nathan Isbell; they were married many wonderful years. Beverly Isbell worked as a co-owner of a local Bait and Tackle shop in Manteca, CA for many years. She then decided to raise her children and be a homemaker. She enjoyed Bingo, horse racing, and spending time with her family.
Gloria Stowell, 88, entered into rest Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Modesto, at the Gallo Center for the Arts. She was born on August 16, 1925 in San Francisco. Gloria leaves behind her children, Neal Nelson and wife Tatiana of Manteca and Janet Jones and husband Ron of Hayward. She was blessed with three grandchildren, Eric Nelson, Jason Nelson and Gina Ungaretti and two great grandchildren Bailey and Leo. In addition, Gloria leaves her boyfriend Bob Spurling.
Vincent Thomas Ames, 24, passed away on September 17, 2013 in Salida, CA. He was born September 10, 1989 in Hayward, CA.
Loving wife to Norm; loving mother to Barbara Balli (Phillip), and John Boryla; loving grandmother, to Jacob and Sara; loving sister to three brothers and three sisters and "Nana" to 23 Balli grandchildren.
Following a brief illness, Thomas E. Crom went to his heavenly home too soon on September 3,2013. Born in Escalon on December 14, 1952 to Howard and Hazel Crom, Tom was the youngest of five siblings. He graduated from Escalon High School, and attended Modesto Junior College, and Delta College. After thirty one years of service at Canandaigua Winery, Tom and his wife Denise fulfilled their dream of opening The Barn Produce and Mercantile in Escalon in 2007. A lifelong outdoorsman, Tom enjoyed camping, fishing, mushroom hunting and frequent excursions to Pinecrest. Tom is survived by this beloved wife ...
Donna Kedzierski, born September 8, 1941, passed away August 28, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was 71.
Kaethe Voigt, 91, of Manteca, passed away peacefully on the evening of
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.
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 ...