In memory of
Walter Gnesa Dec. 7, 1918 - Apr. 6, 2017 Walter Gnesa, 98, passed away on April 6, 2017. Walter was born on December 7, 1918 in Modesto, Ca, where he was a lifelong resident. Walter was a longtime farmer in Modesto, Patterson and Wesley. He is preceded in death by his wife of fifty-six years, Esther Gnesa; parents, Frank and Maria Gnesa; siblings, Ruby DeRosa of San Francisco, Ca., Francis Gnesa of Modesto, Ca., and Henry Gnesa of Patterson, Ca. Walter is survived by his children, Annette Barr of Hilo, Hi. and Pamela Gnesa of Modesto, Ca.; grandchildren, Andrew (Alicia) Barr of Truckee, Ca. and Christopher (Amy) Barr of Los Angeles, Ca. and one great-grandchild, Sofia. Franklin and Downs Funeral Homes is honored to be serving the Gnesa Family. All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Planned Parenthood, 1431 McHenry Avenue #100, Modesto, Ca. 95350. www.cvobituaries.com
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