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Louella Marie Tune

April 30, 1926 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 94)


Louella M. Tune

April 30, 1926 - July 11, 2020

Louella Marie Tune (formerly Stone), passed away peacefully in her home on July 11, 2020. She was 94 years old.  Louella was born on April 30, 1926 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Ollie Leroy Stone and Beatrice Pearl Edwards Stone. She was the second-eldest of 9 children. The Stone family moved to California in 1942, and settled in Escalon, California. She spent the majority of her life in Escalon and Manteca. Louella was a strong woman who was a single mother, breast cancer survivor, wife, grandmother, great- and great great- grandmother. She enjoyed camping and fishing with her late husband, Paul Tune, and made fantastic pies and fudge at Christmastime. She was an avid crocheter and made blankets for her family and friends. She loved teaching crochet to anyone who wanted to learn. 

Louella is preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, her husband, Paul Tune, and grandson, James Larkin II. She is survived by her daughters Eleta Noah (Richard Noah, spouse) of Manteca, and Letitia Larkin (James Larkin, spouse) of Roberts Island. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Brian Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Don Noah, Amy Lopes and Andrea Payne, great-grandchildren: Brianna Johnson, Alyssa Johnson, Allison Johnson, Stephen Lopes, Joshua Lopes, Reagan Payne, Lauren Payne, Opal Larkin and Jasper Larkin, great-great-grandchildren: Jordyn Johnson, Kayden Owens, Dakota Owens, and Brynlee Simoes.

Deegan Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Tune family. A viewing will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Due to current restrictions, please call the funeral home at (209)719-2681 to secure a time for viewing. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or the VFW. 

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July 18, 2020

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Deegan Funeral Chapel
1441 San Joaquin St.
Escalon, CA 95320

Private Interment

Burwood Cemetery
28320 E. River Rd.
Escalon, CA 95320

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