Bobby Ray Smith, 63, died Saturday, July 24 at his home in Escalon, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Modesto on June 28, 1947 and raised in Manteca where he graduated from Manteca High, class of 1965. He served in the Army at Vietnam and worked for LOF Glass for 42 years. He loved camping, fishing and golfing. He was an avid 49er, Giants and Warrior fan.
Ronald Michael Fuentes, 65, of Riverbank died Thursday, July 15.He was a native of Vallejo and lived in Riverbank all his life.Mr. Fuentes served in the U.S. Army.He was a truck driver for 40 years.He had many pals. He enjoyed fishing and racing go-carts, cars, and motorcycles.He is survived by his children, Corey Fuentes of Oakdale, Marty Fuentes of Coulterville, Brandon Fuentes, and Bo Fuentes, both of Riverbank; and eight grandchildren.Private family service.Oakdale-Riverbank Memorial Chapels in charge of arrangements.The Oakdale (Calif.) LeaderJuly 21, 2010
Patricia A. (Cooper) Gilstrap, 72, died Monday, July 19.She was born in El Centro to Albert and Viola Cooper and lived most of the next 10 years in Clarinda, IA, where she had many fond memories. She lived 60 years in Stanislaus County, 33 years on a ranchette where her sons and their family enjoyed many holidays. She attended Modesto High School.For the past six years, she and her husband lived in Oakdale, in Foothill Oaks senior living village, where her neighbors showed her much kindness during her time of illness.Mrs. Gilstrap was a registered nurse. For ...