Gurbaksh Kaur Atwal was born on January 10, 1927. She was a Great Grandmother of 18 children, a Grandmother of 22. A beloved mother of 8. Daljit S. Atwal (son) and Yashpal K. Atwal, Kulbir S. Atwal (son) and Kulwinder K. Atwal, Sukhbir S. Atwal (son) and Rupinder K. Atwal, Parmjit K. Dehal (daughter) and Baldev S. Dehal, Gurbinder S. Atwal (son) and Amarjit K. Atwal, Sukhninder K. Dhillon (daughter) and Malkit S. Dhillon, Sarbjit S. Atwal (son) and Davinder K. Atwal, Amerjit K. Bhattal (daughter) and Gurdeep S. Bhattal, Jaspreet S. Johl (nephew) and Sheena K. Johl.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Sohan S. Atwal, her brothers Gulzar S. Johl, Bakshish S. Johl, and Swaran S. Johl.
She was born in Jandiala, Punjab, India. She immigrated to Yuba City on July 16, 1967 with her husband and children. She was devoted to her family and home. She instilled an incredible work ethic. She took great pride in supporting her family. She passed peacefully surrounded by her family at home.
Services will start at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, 817 Almond St, Yuba City, with Giani Gurcharan Singh, Bogue Road Sikh Temple, officiating. Final prayers and cremation will follow at Ullrey Memorial Chapel Crematory. Prayer services will follow at Bogue Road Sikh Temple, Yuba City, CA.