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Kimberly Anne Costa Beck
Loved going to Santa Cruz
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Kimberly Anne Costa Beck 45, entered into rest on December 23, 2010 in Manteca, CA. She was born on April 12, 1965 in Stockton, CA. Kimberly joins her father in heaven, the late Gary Costa.

She is survived by her loving mother Joan Costa of Manteca.  Her children are: Timothy Beck Jr. and Philip Beck both of Modesto. Kim was blessed by 3 grandchildren. She has one brother Paul Costa and his wife Casey of Manteca. In addition Kim was extremely close to her cousins Michael, Mindy and Claudia.

Throughout Kim’s lifetime she was a resident of Manteca, Escalon, and Modesto. In her younger years she attended New Haven Elementary School and was an East Union High graduate of the class of 1983. She then went on to attend Modesto Junior College.  Kim worked for Modesto Unified School District through their special needs program. She was a very loving and caring person with a big heart. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with all her nieces and nephews. Kim’s grandchildren were the apple of her eye; she loved them dearly. She had the most energetic personality. She never met a stranger and was a friend to anyone who would cross her path. She loved going to Santa Cruz and spending time on the coast where she would find herself at peace. Kim was always on the lookout for the next best movie and would tell you everything about it. Kim will be remembered for her positive outlook on life and her free spirit.

Arrangements for Kim are under the direction of P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 North Union Road, Manteca.

A service will be held in her honor on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Foundation, 510 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or The Ronald McDonald House Charities, 2555 49th street, Sacramento, CA  95817. An online guest book is available for special messages and condolences. Please visit www.plfryandson.com. Search obituaries.    
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010