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Delores Mae Ming

May 4, 1924 ~ June 28, 2018 (age 94)

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and a longtime resident of Escalon, passed away in her home Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at the age of 94 after a short illness.  Delores was born in Los Angeles, CA, raised and attended school in the Holtville area.  She was the daughter of Carl and Opal Hawkensen.

She will be remembered for her love of family, her hand sewn quilts she made with her husband, Ted, her dolls and angels.  Delores always had a smile to offer to whoever approached her.  She was a lifelong member of SJVSC, a member of VFW Auxiliary and a parishioner of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Delores will be missed dearly by her family and friends for her company, comments and smile.  

Delores is preceded in death by her soulmate and husband, Ted, her son Teddy, his wife Birdie, granddaughters, Carol Granillo and Laurie Saldana her mother and father and her brothers, Sonny and Gurnie and her sister, Betty.  She is survived by her daughter, Penny Granillo, her son Dale Ming (Carolyn) of Holtville, CA and her son, Allen Ming (Margaret AKA Gig) of Escalon, CA.  Delores also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great great grandson.

Deegan Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Ming family.  A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, July 5th from 5 to 7 PM with recitation of the rosary beginning at 7 PM at Deegan Chapel in Escalon.  A funeral mass is scheduled for Friday, July 6th at 10:00 AM at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Ripon with committal immediately following at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.  Remembrances may be made to Community Hospice; 4368 Spyres Way in Modesto or Bethany Home; 930 West Main St. in Ripon.

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