George Moore

George Moore, Sr.

George Louis Moore Sr. passed away peacefully at home on February 16,2017 with his wife by his side from a long-term illness. He was born on September 9, 1936 to Kenneth and Solange Moore in Stockton California. He was honorably discharged from the United States Marines after serving in the Korean conflict. After serving in the military he started working for the family business Moore’s Spring Service. He then became an owner operator hauling for Kishida Trucking and T & T Trucking for over forty years until he retired in 2008. He was an avid Giants fan.George is survived by his wife Betty, his children George Moore Jr, Roger A Moore (Lynn) and Michelle Coffee (Ted), his brother Victor Moore. Grandchildren, Justin, Andrew, Samantha, Cortnee, Katherine, Andy, George, Lee, Crystal, Jeremy, Timothy, Karlee, Karlynn, Slater and Jeremiah and six great-grandchildren and the light of his eye his Dachshund Brandy. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Joan Dickhoff and grandson Brandon Mynear.Visitation will be held on Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 3 to 7pm, Services Thursday February 23rd at noon all at Donahue Funeral Home, 123 N. School St, Lodi, CA.

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Bradley Quashnick


Bradley “Brad” Alan Quashnick, 50, of Acampo, died at his family home on February 7, 2017.
Brad was born in Lodi, California on August 10, 1966 to Gottfred “Gus” and Barbara Quashnick. He was the youngest of 3 children.
He grew up on the family farm, attending school at Houston Elementary School, Lodi High School and most recently was very proud of obtaining advanced training in machine shop technology, welding technology and refrigeration at San Joaquin Delta College.
Brad had a very kind heart and a great love for his son James, family, friends, his German heritage and the 1933 Chevy half ton truck he was rebuilding. Brad cherished his relationships with others, always ready and willing to help or to even just lend a listening ear.
One of his most favorite activities was mining for gold at a shared claim above Sutter Creek. There he found true camaraderie with his friends while camping, hosting many bar-b-ques, mining for gold, and shooting his many firearms.
Brad is survived by his son James Quashnick, mother Barbara Quashnick, sister Diane (Joe) Nunes, brother Steve (Juli) Quashnick, 4 nieces, a nephew, and a great niece. His is preceded in death by his father.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Donahue Funeral Home, 123 N School Street, Lodi, CA., from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1540 W. Lodi Ave., Lodi, CA., on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. followed by a luncheon in the church fellowship hall.
A private burial will be held in the afternoon for immediate family only.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Donahue Funeral Home.

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Viola Shands

Viola Bernice Shands was born March 24, 1929 to William and Margaret Donally in Walnut Grove, California. She passed away peacefully at home in Acampo on February 2, 2017 at the age of 87. Viola worked as a cook for over 61 years and known for her love of gardening and spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her children; David Shands (Pam) of Acampo, Julie Shands of Acampo, Sam Shands (Therese) of Lodi and Eddie Shands (Kim) of Acampo. Viola was preceded in death by her parents; William and Margaret Donally, and her husband Edward Shands. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 1:00 p.m. at Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Lane, Lodi.