Death Notices: Aug. 1 to 7
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Glicerio A. Yniguez, 85, a Tracy resident since 1948, died Saturday, Aug. 2, in Tracy. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., and a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions can be sent to the American Cancer Society, 207 E. Alpine Ave., Stockton, CA 95204; or to the St. Bernard’s Building Fund, 163 W. Eaton Ave., Tracy, CA 95376.

Carol Lynn Cose, 73, a Tracy resident since 1981, died Friday, Aug. 1. A memorial service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Calvary Community Church, 815 W. Lathrop Road, in Manteca.

Delores L. Nicoletti, 88, a Tracy resident since 1967, died Thursday, July 31, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Visitation will be observed that morning beginning at 9 o'clock at the mortuary.

William Allen "Billy" Bozek Jr., 27, a Tracy High School graduate, died July 29. A celebration of his life will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Callaghan Mortuary and Livermore Crematory, 3833 East Ave., in Livermore. Friends are welcome to take their dirt bikes for a ceremony in his honor. Memorial contributions may be sent to a savings account for Mr. Bozek’s twin daughters at Chase Bank, Account No. 3038974337.

Lee Wesley Mahan, 64, of Tracy, died from cancer July 29 in Stockton. A celebration of his life will be planned in the fall. Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., is handling arrangements.

Deborah Sue Molenberg, 51, of Tracy, a local preschool teacher from 1988 to 2006, died July 29. Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. that same day at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave. A celebration of life will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Tracy Community Church, 1790 Sequoia Blvd., followed by a reception.

Thomas J. “Tom” Stokes, 90, a former Tracy resident, died July 15 at his home in Fresno. Graveside services will begin at 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Palo Alto Fisher House for Veterans and Families (, 3801 Miranda Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304.

• Death Notices briefly announces recent deaths of past and present Tracy residents, as well as people with local ties. Individual notices for people who lived or worked in Tracy or Mountain House, including photographs and lists of survivors, are published in the Tracy Press print edition and posted online each Friday as a courtesy to readers. This page is updated throughout the week as information is received. For information, call the Tracy Press copy desk at 835-3030 or email Questions concerning paid obituaries should be directed to the retail advertising department at 830-4260.

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