Silvio Manzanares was a tireless fighter, a man with great courage and optimism, with a brilliant mind, the one who never said no when a doctor ordered a treatment or procedure, always an entrepreneur since he got sick in 2001.
Mervin L.Gangstead, 61, of Garland passed away on September 14, 2011 after a lengthy battle with GIST. He is survived by his mother, Ruth Gangstead; his sister, Vivian Nore; his devoted wife of 38 years, Carol; his beloved daughter, Stacey, son-in-law, Kyle Richardson, their two sons, Grant and Hayes; his beloved son, Steven, and daughter-in-law Alex.
Victoria S. Zuber, 62, entered into rest on September 12, 2011 at her home in Ripon. She was born December 3, 1948 in Alameda, CA to Silvio and Marie Simi. Victoria leaves behind her beloved husband of 42 years, Leo M. Zuber as well as her daughters, Randi Polanich and husband Jon of Glen Mills, PA and Robyn Udavi and husband Richard of Ripon. Victoria was blessed with five grandchildren, Ethan and Owen Polanich and Jazmin, Stephanie and Martin Udavi. She was a loving sister to Michael Simi and wife Cathy.