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Lola Arrollo
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Allen Mortuary in Turlock for Lola Alice Arrollo, 86, of Ceres. She died Aug. 20, 2008 at Evergreen Convalescent Hospital in Modesto with her children at her side.

A Rosary service will follow at 6 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 28 at Turlock Memorial Park.

Born April 21, 1922 in Greenfield, Mo., Lola was one of 12 children of Milo and Lou Ann Steeley. She and her husband, the late Jess Arrollo, were residents of Ceres for 50 years and owned small businesses in Ceres and Modesto. After being employed at the old Hume Cannery in Turlock for many years she became a dietician at Memorial Hospital Ceres, from which she retired. After retirement Mrs. Arrollo opened her own ceramic shop at her home in Ceres which kept her busy. She especially loved making carousel horses for the annual festival at St. Stanislaus Parish in Modesto and loving each and every moment of it.

Mrs. Arrollo was a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Turlock for many years and later after moving to Ceres became a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church in Ceres, and also a member of St. Stanislaus Parish in Modesto where she and her late husband were active in many activities.

She leaves behind her children, Louie Arrollo of Ceres, Shirley Drake and Cheryl Tobin, both of Modesto, and Alice Marez of Castro Valley; three sisters, Elsie Dornan of Oakdale, Maxine Williams of Utah, and Juanita Tarkon of Lemoore; and 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her late husband of 60 years Jesse Arrollo, sisters Lorene Haworth and Lena Olson; brothers Milo Steeley Jr., Elza Steeley, Dick Steeley, Arthur Steeley, Ormel Steeley, Oscar Steeley; grandsons Jeffrey Riddle and Kevin L. Gregg.

Remembrances may be sent to St. Stanislaus Parish, P.O. Box 292, Modesto, CA 95353.

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-Ceres (Calif.) Courier /August 27, 2008