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Wallace L. Shimmon
A Celebration of Life will be held for Wallace L. Shimmon, 83, of Ceres. He died Jan. 16, 2009.

The celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22 at the Tuolumne River Lodge, 2429 River Road, Modesto. Persons planning to attend should RSVP to Robert Shimmon via e-mail at or call (408) 529-2457.

Mr. Shimmon was born Nov. 20, 1925.

He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Bessie Louise Combs Shimmon of Ceres; and six children, Robert Shimmon of San Jose, Richard Shimmon of Lemoore, Lorna Shimmon of Modesto, David Shimmon of Pioneer, Janet Mattingly of Mount Aukum, and Rosemary Yoakum of Antioch; and 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents Yoaw Khoshaba Shimmon and Barbara Wyant Davis Shimmon.

Remembrances may be sent in memory of Wallace Shimmon to: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1390 Market Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94102.

-Ceres (Calif.) Courier /Feb. 4, 2009