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Arthur J. Torosian
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A funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Allen Mortuary for Arthur J. "Art" Torosian, 79, of Turlock. He died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Burial will be at Turlock Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon today at the mortuary.

Born Sept. 25, 1924, Mr. Torosian was a native and lifelong resident of the Hughson-Turlock area and was a Hughson High School graduate. He was a grocery clerk at Rudy's Fine Foods from 1949-1978 and at the Economy Meat Market. He also managed the family ranch. Mr. Torosian was a member of Free and Accepted Masons Lodge 395 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5059. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Mr. Torosian was an avid wood carver and a member of the Tuolumne Wood Carvers Club.

He leaves behind his wife, Ruby Torosian of Turlock; two children, Terry Dorenzo of Chico and Cheryl Torosian of San Bruno; his sister, Rose Narlian of Fresno; and four step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Remembrances may be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817; or to the Turlock High School Auditorium Fund, P.O. Box 1458, Turlock, CA 95381.