Death Notices: July 18 to 24
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Donald G. Boehm Sr., 87, of Tracy, a business owner and Korean War veteran, died Tuesday, July 22, at his home. A Mass of Christian burial will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. A vigil will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Burial will be in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road, with military honors.

Elayne J. Costa, 82, an active Tracy resident since 1950 who taught at St. Bernard’s Catholic School and in Tracy Unified School District, died Sunday, July 20, at her home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave., followed by burial in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., and a rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Contributions in Mrs. Costa’s name may be sent to St. Bernard’s Ministry of Caring, 163 W. Eaton Ave., Tracy, CA 95376; or to Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95204.

Billy R. Adair, 85, a retired milk distributor who had lived in Tracy for 56 years, died Sunday, July 20, in Ripon with his family around him. Graveside services will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave., is handling arrangements. Contributions in Mr. Adair’s name may be sent to American Legion James McDermott Post 172, P.O. Box 156, Tracy, CA 95378; or to Veterans of Foreign Wars Tracy Post 1537, P.O. Box 1123, Tracy, CA 95378.

Olga Busslinger, 99, of Pleasanton, a former Tracy resident, died Sunday, July 20. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave., and burial will follow in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, followed by a vigil service, at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave.

Nelda M. Rinaldo, 93, a resident of Tracy for 33 years, died Saturday, July 19, at her home. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 6 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. Burial will be private. Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave., is handling arrangements.

Allen Gene Dutra Sr., 72, a truck driver and Tracy resident, died Saturday, July 19, at his home. Visitation will be observed from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave. Burial will follow at 10 a.m. Friday, July 25, in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Contributions in Mr. Dutra’s name may be sent to Valley CAPS Day Program, 1900 Blue Gum Ave., Ste. B, Modesto, CA 95358.

William C. Sheridan, a former Tracy resident and World War II veteran, died July 17 at the age of 91. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, July 20, at Cherokee Memorial Park, 831 Industrial Way, in Lodi. Lodi Funeral Home is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Glen View Cemetery, 900 Victor Road, Lodi, CA 95240.

Linda Lou Friggle, 70, a former Tracy resident and Owens-Illinois glass plant retiree, died May 28 in Manteca. A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, July 25, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1233 Northgate Drive, in Manteca. P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 N. Union Road, in Manteca, is handling arrangements, and a guest book can be viewed and signed at www.plfryandson.com. Memorial contributions may be sent to a charity of the donor's choice.

• 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 tpourtown@tracypress.com. Questions concerning paid obituaries should be directed to the retail advertising department at 830-4260.

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