Elias D. Estrada
Elias D. Estrada June 7, 1930-October 8, 2016 Elias Due¤as Estrada passed away on October 8, 2016 in Stockton, Ca. He was 86. Elias was born in Los Angeles, Ca to Samuel and Felicitas Estrada. As a young man, he moved to Stockton. He attended Stockton High and later Edison High School. In 1954, he married Carmen Valdivia. They enjoyed 45 years of marriage. Elias was proud of his service in the United States Marine Corps and the United States Army during the Korean War. He was employed as a forklift operator for over 30 years with Fiberboard Corporation, later Newark Sierra. Elias is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Samuel, his sisters Annie Cisneros and Pauline Padilla, his son-in-law Kenji Morishige, his wife, Carmen and their infant daughter, Corrine. He is survived by his loving sister Rachel Martinez, his son, Michael Estrada (Joanne), his daughters Cindy Morishige (Kenji) and Corrina Lewis (Richard). He will be missed by his grandchildren: Steven, Elias, Taylor, Matthew and Andrew along with his godson, Billy Joe Chavez and family. Elias enjoyed spending time with family, sharing his stories and experiences. He was a practical joker with a great sense of humor. He was a wealth of knowledge that we will all miss. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 12-8 pm at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home 831 Industrial Ave, Lodi, Ca. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 10 am in the Evergreen Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park off Harney Lane in Lodi, Ca.
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