Mary Belle Tramel
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Services will be Friday, Dec. 28, for former Tracy resident Mary Belle Tramel, 70, who died Monday, Dec. 24, at her home in Manteca.

Mrs. Tramel, a homemaker, was born Dec. 10, 1942, in Springfield, Mo. She attended Abundant Life Church and was a Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include six children, Kristina Lunsford, and her husband, Leonard, of Lathrop, Donnie Howlin, and his wife, Sheri, of Stockton, Connie Gunderson, and her husband, John, of Manteca, Clifton Howlin of Tracy, Kimberly Hill, and her husband, Roger, of Modesto and Wesley Tramel of Virginia; a sister, Georgia Chidester, and her husband, Jim, of Huntington Beach; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Preceding her in death were a son, Timothy Howlin; and a sister, Naomi Ruth Ober.

Friday’s funeral will begin at 11 a.m. 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. that same day at the mortuary.

Contributions in Mrs. Tramel’s name may be sent to McHenry House Tracy Family Shelter, 739 A St., Tracy, CA 95376 or

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