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Garrit Teunissen
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Garrit A. Teunissen, 87, of Oakdale died Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Oak Valley Hospital.

A native of Maryland, he lived in Oakdale for 60 years. Prior to moving to Oakdale he resided in Manteca, where he owned and operated a dairy. He was a World War II veteran. He enjoyed barbecuing for family and friends in Manteca and Oakdale.

He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Teunissen of Oakdale; siblings, Ted Teunissen of Lathrop, Marty Teunissen of Pioneer, Julie Hedegard of Manteca; grandchildren, Daymond Garrit Dutra and Jacob Joseph Dutra, both of Oakdale.

Mass was said Monday, Feb. 7 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Escalon. Visitation was held. Burial at St. John's Catholic Cemetery.

Remembrances may be sent to American Cancer Society, 207 E. Alpine Ave., Stockton, CA, 95204 or 1604 Ford Ave., Modesto, CA 95350.

P.L. Fry and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The Riverbank (Calif.) News

Feb. 9, 2005