Death Notices: Dec. 21 to 27
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• Former Tracy resident Mary Belle Tramel, 70, died Monday, Dec. 24, at her home in Manteca. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, in the chapel of Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Burial will follow in Ripon Cemetery, 320 N. Stockton Ave., in Ripon. Visitation will be observed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Contributions in Mrs. Tramel’s name may be sent to McHenry House Family Shelter, 739 A St., Tracy, CA 95376 or

David Andrew “Dave” van Almelo Sr., of Tracy, a retired U.S. Navy hospital corpsman chief, died Dec. 20 at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital. He was 59. Graveside services with military honors will begin at 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 McCabe Road, in Gustine.

Nordean Allan “Dean” Fraser, 65, a longtime Tracy resident, died of lung cancer Dec. 18 at his home. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Jan. 4 in the chapel of Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Inurnment with U.S. Air Force honors will follow in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Contributions in Mr. Fraser’s name may be sent to Tracy Animal Shelter, 370 Arbor Road, Tracy, CA 95376.

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