Paul was born December 26, 1912 north of Sacramento, near Dry Creek Station on the 44,000 acre Rancho Del Paso Mexican Land Grant. His father was a farmer and minister; his mother a homemaker. He was raised in Rio Linda, CA and graduated from Sacramento High School. He studied engineering at Sacramento City College and graduated with an Associate of Arts degree. As a young man he worked odd jobs to support himself and his family throughout college and the Great Depression.
Pat J. (McPherson) Terrell, age 79, entered into rest on August 7, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on November 9, 1933 in Corbin, Kentucky to the late Eva Mae (Roark) McPherson and Carroll Egbert McPherson. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Pastor Ben O. Terrell Sr, her daughter, Shelly Jo Terrell Walden and her brother, Herschel Lee McPherson.
Lea Weber, 89, entered into the Lord's presence on August 5, 2013, in Ripon, CA. She was born on July 13, 1924, in Lodi, CA, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob and Elizabeth Kranzler. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her husband Walter Weber and her siblings, Lydia Nelson, Edna Fisher, Ester Zorn, Emil Kranzler, Arthur Kranzler, Tabea Weber, and Viola Blair.
Marjorie "Jo" D. Dengerink, age 71, entered into rest on August 7, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on December 20, 1941 in Jefferson City, Missouri. She moved to Manteca in 1975 from Ripon. Jo is preceded in death by her husband, the late Larry Dengerink, they were married for 29 years.
Raymond L. Pollock, was born August 3,1943, in Atoka, OK. He was taken from his family suddenly, on August 3, 2013, in Turlock, CA. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Linda Pollock, mother, Delona Pollock, a brother, Howard Pollock, his 4 children, Allan, Michael, Lacey, and Cindy, 9 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. As well as a legion of close friends and extended family.
Raymond Limas, 85, entered into rest on August 7, 2013 in Modesto, Ca. He was born on November 26, 1927 in Orange County to the late Jesus and Amelia Limas. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as his first wife Sunday Limas, siblings, Joe, Jesse, Daniel, Alfred and Arther Limas, his son, Raymond Jr. and his grandson Tony.
Dan Halliday of Manteca passed away on August 2, 2013, at Stanford at the age of 61. He was born on March 10, 1952 in Sacramento and lived in the San Joaquin county area for the past 34 years. He graduated from Pioneer High School in San Jose, CA and attended West Valley Community College. Dan was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the US Army from 1970 to 1972, and then in the Army Reserve from 1973 to 1976. During that time he worked as helicopter crew chief in the Vietnam 237th Med. Det. DMZ Dustoff and was awarded the ...
Dick was taken suddenly by the Lord on July 30, 2013 after a full life of 85 years. He was born in Sauwoude, Holland on December 6, 1927 and came to the United States with his new wife Frances, finally settling in Ripon where he spent his last 48 years.
Joan Menezes, 72, entered into rest on July 24, 2013 in Manteca. She was born on November 18, 1940 in New Mexico. Joan is preceded in death by son Tony Menezes. She leaves behind her loving children, Edward Menezes and wife Sheila of Ripon and daughter Terri Hogan and husband Don of Salida.
Ron was born in Oakland, California to Joseph DeSilva and Meroe Cole, on August 4, 1932. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on June 18, 2013. He was 80 years old.
Charles Lee Eklund, 68, entered into rest on Tuesday, July, 23, 2013. He was born in Oakland, California on November 18, 1944. In heaven he joins his brother Dale Eklund.
Margaret "Maggie" Martha (Betschart) White, 81, of Duncan, OK passed away on Sunday, July 14th at her home in Duncan.
Dora May Collins, age 83, entered into rest on July 28, 2013 in Modesto. She was born on September 30, 1929 in Pennsylvania to the late Neil M. MacNeil and the late Mary K. MacNeil. Dora is also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Collins, her brother, Samuel MacNeil, and her sister, Kathlyn Gunn. She was a resident of Manteca since1999 and previously of Reno, NV.
Joann Bennett, 58, entered into rest on July 21, 2013 in Stockton, CA. She was born November 8, 1954 in Michigan. She joins her parents Thomas and Margaret Stevenson and her sister Sue in heaven.
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 ...
George William Dimotakis, 80, of Manteca, passed away peacefully in his home on December 31, 2013. He was born in Santa Cruz in 1933, and moved with his family to Manteca in 1938. He was a 1951 graduate of Manteca High School and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on March 25, 1952. George was actively involved in farming for 60 years. He was fondly called "Theo Georgie" by his relatives.
Denise Brosio, 51, entered into rest on December 27, 2013 in Manteca, CA. She was born in Burlingame, CA on January 24, 1962. She is preceded in death by her beloved mother, the late Deanna Bennett, and beloved mother-in-law, the late Dina Brosio.