Johnnie Van Airsdale

      Johnnie Belle Van Airsdale, 64, of Lodi, died Feb. 23 in a local hospital. She was born Nov. 23, 1939, in Ennis, Texas.

      Ms. Van Airsdale grew up in Stockton and moved to Lodi in 1972. She was a seasonal worker for 12 years at Tri Valley Growers, and was also a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her children and her grandchildren.

      She is survived by her sons, Harold Van Airsdale, of Stockton, and Troy Van Airsdale, of Lodi; daughter, Melonie Gramm, of Galt; mother, Virginia Dunning, of Stockton; brother; Ron Dunning, of Stockton; sister, Betsy Patterson, of Twain Harte; and nine grandchildren.

      She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold.

      A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, at Cherokee Memorial Park.

      Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, Lodi.

      Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lodi News-Sentinel , February 25, 2004

Transcribed by Jo Frederiksen, 2014

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