Obituaries

Charlotte Goeringer

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  August 6, 1945 - July 21, 2018

 

Charlotte Goeringer passed away in Stockton on July 21, 2018 at the age of 72. She was born in Reedley, CA to Dan and Marie Goeringer on August 6, 1945. Charlotte loved reading, gardening and was an avid collector of many things. She loved the beach and going on vacations to Pacific Grove and Monterey.  She retired from San Joaquin County after 39 years of service, most of that time she was an Eligibility Worker Unit Chief at Human Services Agency.  She is survived by her daughter: Natalie Keefover of Stockton; Grandsons: Justin and Zachary Keefover; Great Grandson: Joey Keefover. She is also survived by her sister Patricia Schmidt.

 

INURNMENT

Inurnment will be private by family.

Loyd Lindsey

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January 14, 1937 - July 21, 2018

Loyd Ray Lindsey of Galt California who was born January 14, 1937, passed away on July 21 2018 peacefully surrounded by his family.  Raised as a dairy farmer, Ray was a marine reservist, a BYU graduate, and a long-time eight grade math teacher with the Lincoln Unified School District.  He was a scoutmaster and explorer Post Advisor for many years and inspired the lives of many young men. In college he was mountain rescue and a surveyor.  His greatest joy was telling stories to his scouts, school kids, and family.  He was preceded in death by his parents Oden T. Lindsey and Stella Mae (Taunton) Lindsey, sisters Juanita Lorimer, Mary Lou Lehr , and Helen Thomas, and his wife of 56 years Dawnyse (Summerhays) Lindsey.  Ray has left us to join his wife, which bring his children great comfort at this difficult time.  He is survived by his four sons Rodney, Jeffery, John, and William, three daughter-in-laws, (who he always viewed as his own), fourteen grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and attended the Twin Cities Ward in Galt.

VIEWING

There will be a viewing preceding the funeral at the Galt Chapel beginning at 9:00am.

SERVICE

Open funeral services will be held at the Twin Cities building at 10:00 Saturday July 28th.  The Church is at 972 Vintage Oak Avenue, Galt. Galt Chapel, beginning at 9 AM.  The committal will follow at Cherokee Memorial Park and a reception at the LDS church in Galt.

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Lindsey family.

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Ethel Nietschke

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April 15, 1928 - July 21, 2018

Ethel Pearl Nietschke, 90,  passed away peacefully in her hometown, Lodi, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, July 21, 2018.  She was born in Lodi, CA on April 15, 1928 to Albert and Bertha Nies.

In 1948, Ethel became the Lodi Grape Festival Queen celebrating the 100th anniversary of the California Gold Rush.  She was a homemaker, taking care of a ranch outside Lodi for over 50 years.  She took up oil painting in her later years and was commissioned by many to do specialty subject paintings.

Ethel is survived by two daughters, Gayle Stroble and Debra Charlberg, three grandchildren Nickolas Bryant, Ashley Upshaw and Andrew Upshaw, also survived by seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by husband Paul Nietschke, parents Albert and Bertha Nies, son Kenneth Nietschke, and grandchild Kari Lynn.

Memorial contributions can be made to Dementia Society of America.

Funeral services will be held 9:00 am on Friday, July 27th, 2018 at the Chapel of Flowers at Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Lane, in Lodi.

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Nietschke family.

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Harry Wiebe

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March 9, 1925 - July 21, 2018  

VISITATION

Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 31, 2018 from 10:00am to 11:00am for family and from 11:00am to 8:00pm for the public at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.

SERVICE

Memorial service will be held on Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 10:00am at the Cherokee Memorial Park , 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.

 

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Wiebe family.

 

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T.J. Colvin

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August 5, 1934 - July 15, 2018 T.J."Ted" Colvin

Born August 5, 1934 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, passed away on July 15, 2018 in Lodi, CA. He came to Sisquoc, CA at the age of 1, moved to Modesto, CA at 5 and to Stockton at 19. He worked as a door to door milkman for Cloverleaf/Crystal for 18 years. He worked for Yolland Materials/Pacific Flooring supply as a wholesale salesman for 33 years. He moved to Ft. Bragg, CA, upon his retirement in 2004. He moved to Lodi in 2015 to be closer to family. T.J. loved hunting, fishing and softball and all of his family. He coached and umpired for many years at Western Little League in Stockton. Survived by sons Steven Colvin of Lodi, Jeff Colvin (Phyllis) of Lodi. 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grand children as well as 2 step daugh- ters, 5 step grandchildren and 8 step great-grandchildren, Also survived by Ex-wife Jan Neri. Preceded in death by Father Drexel Colvin Sr., Mother Rosetta Colvin, Brothers Drexel Colvin Jr., Floyd Colvin, Daughter Susan Colvin, Stepson David Keller, Ex-Wife Susanne Felton.

SERVICE

There will be a memorial service on his birthday Sunday August 5, 2018 at 11:00am at Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park.  at 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240. Interment will be private. The family would like to thank Brad, Pam and all his caregivers at Ashley Place assisted living in Lodi for his wonderful, loving care in his last months.

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Colvin family.

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Genola Jeffrey

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June 28, 1933 - July 13, 2018

Genola Jeffrey, 85, of Stockton, passed away July 13, 2018. Born June 28, 1933 in Belzoni, Mississippi to Aster Reed and Maggie Tanner.  Genola worked for 25 years as a clerk for the San Joaquin County Superior Court. She will be remembered by many as a humble, kind person who loved people. Genola made anyone feel instantly comfortable with her peaceful aura, so much that many people called her Mom. A Christian woman, she loved her family, her church, and her community.

Genola leaves behind her children, Clifford Guidry, Jr (Wilafred), Early Guidry, Sr (Tina), and Renee Johnson, and her grandchildren, Earl Guidry, Jr, Crystal Guidry, Darius Guidry, Tiffany Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Dahlisha Guidry, Clarissa Guidry, and 2 great grandchildren. She will also be missed by her sister, Mildred Dread and brother, Special Reed. Preceding Genola in passing are her parents, husband Horace Jeffrey, children, Clarence Guidry and Charles Johnson, Jr, and siblings, Grant Reed and Odester McKinley.

Family and friends are invited to attend visitation on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 2-8pm at Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd in Lodi, California. Funeral and Homegoing Services will be held at 11am on Friday, July 20, 2018 at God’s Throne Baptist Church, 405 E. Lindsay St.,

VISITATION

The visitation will be held on Thursday July 19, 2018 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm in the visitation room in the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd in Lodi, CA 95240.

SERVICE

The service will be held on Friday July 20, 2018 at 11:00am at God's Throne Baptist Church at 405 E. Lindsay St. in Stockton, CA.

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Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Jeffrey family.

Vera Ehresman

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October 19th, 1949 - July 11th, 2018 VISITATION

A visitation will be held on Sunday, July 15th, 2018, from 3:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, located at 831 Industrial Way, Lodi CA, 95240.

SERVICES

A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 16th, 2018, at 10:00am at Cherokee Memorial Park, located off of Highway 99 at Harney Lane, 14165 N. Beckman Road, Lodi CA, 95240.

A memorial service will follow at 11:00am (Monday, June 16th, 2018) and will take place at Vineyard Chapel in Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Road, Lodi CA, 95240.

 

Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Ehresman family.

 

 

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Vonda Herring

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September 29, 1937 - July 9, 2018 Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Herring family.

Vonda L. Herring died peacefully in Stockton, CA on Monday, July 9, 2018 in at the age of 80.  Vonda is survived her sons Brian (Stacie), Brett (Deborah)and Brandon, her daughters Kathleen Semas, Brinda Buckley and Ashlie her brothersBurnell Wichman, Steve Wichman, and sister Barbara, 16 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Vonda is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Bud Herring, their son Kevin and her parents.
Vonda was born on September 29, 1937 in Rogers, AR to Vernon & Wildena Wilks. She graduated from Stockton High School in 1955. and worked for General Services Administration on Rough and Ready Island for 35 years. Her children remember her as a kind, loving, strong mother who encouraged them to pursue their goals. She was an active and member of the San Joaquin Valley Rangers for many years.

Visitation

A viewing is scheduled for Thursday July 12th from 2pm to 8pm in the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park located at

Services

A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, the 13th of July at 11am at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi, CA with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Vonda’s life.

The family would like to thank St. Joseph’s Medical Center for their care and compassion.

Lawrence Tatman

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October 31, 1951 - July 7, 2018 Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Tatman family.

Rod passed on July 7, 2018, at the age of 66, while doing what he loved, boating and waterskiing on the Delta. He was surrounded by family with his loving partner, Teri, at his side.

Rod was a very loved man; he had a huge family and many friends. He is survived by his life partner, Teri, his parents, Dale and Doreen, his children, Ryan and Jaime (Sean), his beautiful granddaughter, Lillian, Teri’s children, Candice and Travis, his brothers and sisters, Gary (Barbara), Dennis (Laure), and Kelly (Michael), and many nieces and nephews. Rod is preceded in death by his son, Benjamin, and his late wife, Christine.

He had a distinguished career with service for the federal government totaling 37 years. After eight years of serving as the Defense Distribution San Joaquin, California (DDJC) Chief of Installation Operations Division, in November 2007, he became the Site Director of Defense Logistics Agency, San Joaquin until his retirement in January 2013. Before going to DDJC in 1996, he served as the Chief of the Weight Handling Equipment Division, Chief of Crane Engineering Branch, and Chief of the Public Works Utilities/Equipment Engineering Branch at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, CA. He was a 1975 graduate of California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a member of the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers since 1981.

Rod was very active and believed in living life to its fullest. He spent his retirement traveling the world with Teri, boating, golfing, gardening, hunting with his brothers and son, and enjoying his family. Rod will always be remembered by his family and friends for being very meticulous and organized, taking way too long to make breakfast, his “yes, let’s do it!” and “don’t make it complicated” attitude, making Teri feel loved and supported every day, being tough as nails, his “paddle feet”, being a very “patient” driver, being wrapped around his granddaughter Lillian’s little finger… His happy-go-lucky and active spirit will live on in those who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 14, 10am-8pm, at Cherokee Memorial Park at 14165 North Beckman Rd. in Lodi, 95240. Additionally, a celebration of Rod’s life will be held on Sunday July 22, 12-3pm, at Elkhorn Golf Club at 1050 Elkhorn Dr. in Stockton, 95209.

Services

The visitation will be held on Saturday July 14, 2018, from 10:00am to 8:00pm in visitation rooms in the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd in Lodi, CA.

John Keener

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August 17, 1939 - July 5, 2018 Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Keener family.

VISITATION

There will be a visitation on Friday July 13,  2018 from 9:00am - 10:00am at the Evergreen Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park  Harney Lane and Hwy. 99, Lodi, CA 95240 .

SERVICE

There will be a graveside service also on Friday July 13, 2018 at 10:30am at Cherokee Memorial Park,  Harney lane and Hwy. 99, Lodi, CA 95240.

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Leobardo Martinez-Lopez

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January 18, 1932 - July 5, 2018 Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Martinez-Lopez family.

VISITATION

Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 10, 2018 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.

SERVICE

There will be a rosary also on Tuesday July 10, 2018 at 6:00 at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.

Memorial service will conclude on Wednesday at 10:00am at St. Anne's Catholic Church   at 215 W. Walnut St Lodi, CA 95240.

 

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Rodney Brown

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July 14, 1932 - July 4, 2018 Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Brown family.

Rodney Francis Brown, just shy of 86 years old, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 while surrounded by his family and loved ones.  He was born on July 14, 1932 to the late Rex Brown and late Elsie (Smith) Brown in Stockton, California.

Rodney was a humble, respectful, witty man’s man.  He had very strong morals and as a dedicated patriot, he chose a career to serve his country and the public with every ounce of his being.  His service started at a young age enlisting with the US Navy from 1951 through 1956. After his service with the Navy, holding an honorable discharge, in 1957 he was hired on with the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office as a deputy.  With his devotion and dedication to the department advancing through several distinguished positions during his 30 years of service, Lieutenant Brown retired from the Sheriff’s Department. During his career, the Sheriff’s Department received many letters of appreciation from citizens and local businesses, as well as commendations from his supervisors describing him as a “dedicated and loyal person whose integrity is beyond reproach.

Rodney was also a devoted and caring family man.  He loved the great outdoors and traveled throughout the US primarily by way of motorhome and four-wheeling. After retirement, Rod settled in Douglas County, Nevada for the past 25 years, enjoying the games offered in Nevada and relaxing at his home. He returned to Stockton, California in November 2017.

He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Toni Brown, his sister - Rexine Wilson, five children from his previous marriage with the late Betty Brown - Debbie Seely, Dennis Brown, Cheryl Villanueva, Danny Brown and Michael Brown, three step-children - Tristan Boscacci, Peter Boscacci and Doug Boscacci, sixteen grandchildren, one great grandchild along with many nieces, nephews and relatives.

The 4th of July will forever be a reminder of this wonderful, amazing and giving man.

VISITATION

Visitation will be held Friday July 13, 2018 from 2:00pm - 8:00pm at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park,  14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.

SERVICE

A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 14, 2018 at 11:00am at Cherokee Memorial Park,  Harney Lane at Hwy. 99, Lodi, CA 95240.

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