Stockton Obituaries

Stockton Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via RecordNET 

    Family recounts hero lawman's final struggle fightin...

    Joe Elsey took an oath to protect and serve the citizens of his state, an oath he upheld even with his dying breath. Elsey, 87, who also worked for the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, died Friday during a violent struggle with an intruder at a senior living center in Stockton.

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  • Wednesday | via KTXL-TV Sacramento 

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    For decades, retired Stockton CHP Sergeant Joe Elsey kept the public safe and although he retired more than 30 years ago, he died trying to protect his friend during a robbery at gated Rio Los Palmas Senior Living Center in Stockton on Friday. The two both lived at the facility.

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  • Tuesday Feb 21 | via Powhatan Today 

    The Latest: Bank robber who used hostage as shield s...

    In this July 21, 2014 file photo, Jaime Ramos appears for an arraignment at the San Joaquin County Courthouse in Stockton, Calif. Ramos, who pleaded guilty to murder, carjacking and attempted murder of a police officer in late 2016, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

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  • Tuesday Feb 21 | via Inside Bay Area 

    Man to get life in prison for deadly Stockton bank h...

    A California man who used a woman to shield himself from a spray of bullets fired by officers following a deadly bank robbery and car chase is expected to receive a sentence on Tuesday sending him to prison for the rest of his life. In this undated file photo released by the Singh family shows Misty Holt Singh, who was taken hostage and killed in Stockton, Calif., on July 16, 2014, following a bank robbery and gun battle.

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  • Thursday Feb 16 | via RecordNET 

    Homicide victim was trying to help woman

    One trembled with fear while another shook with anger as they described the fateful sequence of events that left 29-year-old Ricardo “Barney” Valenzuela Jr. dead and his brother badly injured. Family members said the two men and other relatives were trying to protect a woman from domestic violence when gunfire erupted shortly before 11:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 1600 block of Bonaire Circle.

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  • Saturday Feb 11 | via RecordNET 

    Native American culture celebrated

    A steady drumbeat resonated inside the gym as dozens participated in traditional Native American dances in the center of the floor while others browsed through goods offered by vendors, including arts, crafts and clothing. Organizers and others who attended the event said pow wows allow elders to pass their people's culture and customs on to their children.

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  • Tuesday Jan 31 | via Dayton Daily News 

    Schwarz, Marlene

    SCHWARZ, Marlene M. Of Fairfield, OH, age 81, died of a rare aggressive cancer on January 28, 2017 at Doverwood Village surrounded by her treasured family. She is survived by her loving husband and partner of 59 years, Joseph W. Schwarz; devoted son, Joseph B. Schwarz "JoJo"; and three cherished grandchildren, Sonny, Rachel and Zack Schwarz.

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  • Tuesday Jan 24 | via RecordNET 

    Girl tried to rescue dog from tracks

    Tragically, time ran out for Beatris and her favorite Chihuahua, Two Toe. After being struck about 2:45 p.m. by the westbound Amtrak San Joaquin a little over a mile beyond the Stockton depot, Erbaugh-Garcia landed in the center of the tracks.

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  • Tuesday Jan 24 | via RecordNET 

    Pedestrian struck, killed by train in Stockton - sec...

    About 10:30 a.m. today, Stockton Police and San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies were investigating the scene along the Union Pacific railroad tracks near March Lane and Strawberry Way. There, the train track runs between the 10-foot-high soundwalls that separate homes from the tracks.

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  • Jan 23, 2017 | via RecordNET 

    Girl struck by train identified

    Stockton police spokesman Officer Joe Silva reported Monday that the girl was walking near West Scotts and Garfield avenues - east of South Fresno Avenue - a little before 3 p.m. She was with two other people and three dogs when the dogs got away and ran up to the BNSF Railway tracks. Gatmaytan apparently ran after the dogs just as an Amtrak passenger train was passing through and was struck by the train.

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  • Jan 18, 2017 | via Easy Reader News 

    Mira Costa, Redondo girls prepare for showdown on th...

    Legendary Hermosa Beach surfer and paddler Jim Kerwin has passed away at the age of 95 . He was the last of the Surfin' Kerwin brothers and the last surviving member of the pre WWII Hermosa Beach Surfing Club.

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  • Aug 19, 2016 | via Baxley News-Banner 

    Dorothy J. Mincey

    Dorothy Jean Mincey, age 84, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Maggie Valley Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

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