Jul 20, 1925 - mar 16, 2013
Joe, 87 passed away Saturday March 16, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the son of Sam and Tilda Blagg. Joe graduated from Hughson High then joined the Army and married his wife Anne in 1946. He is survived by his wife of 66 years. Children Carol (John) Nicewonger, Rennae (Martin) Ugalde, Brad (Cindy) Blagg. 7 Grandchildren and 14 Great-grandchildren. His siblings; Howard Blagg, Elmer, Bob, Nellie Smart, Sammie Roberson. He was preceded in death by Lloyd Collins, Perry Blagg, Walt, Marvin and Mary Ellen DeForest. Joe was a plant manager for Cover's walnut dehydrator for 27 years. He was a cowboy at heart. He loved team roping and rode horses well into his senior years. He trained horses and taught kids to ride and rope. Over the years Joe won horse trailer, saddles and buckles. He was an honorary member of the Oakdale Saddle Club. A viewing will be held:
Sunday March 24 from 1:00-5:00pm at Oakdale Memorial Chapels 830 W. F St. Oakdale.
Graveside Service and burial will be held at 11:00am Monday March 25th at Oakdale Citizen Cemetery 701 E. J. Street Oakdale. Donations in his name may be made to Community Hospice 4368 Spyres Way Modesto, Ca
Published in the Modesto Bee from Mar. 22 to Mar. 31, 2013