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Dewan Singh Dhanota passed away on December 11, 2015 with loved ones beside him in Yuba City, CA, at the age of 87.

Born on the 2nd of April 1928 in the village of Char Chak Punjab India (Current day Pakistan). Beloved Dewan Singh Dhanota lived an extraordinary life from surviving partition and creating an empire in the village of Simbli, Punjab, with his wife, father, and brothers and sister to immigrating to California in 1973 to continue his farming legacy. Dewan Singh lived his life to the fullest.

Dewan Singh is survived by his wife Charan Kaur, sons Krishan Dhanota, Sucha Dhanota and Nirbhai Dhanota; daughters Brinder Jandir, Narinder Cherra and Surjit Saini; as well as his brothers Atma Singh Dhanota and Rattan Singh Dhanota.

Dewan Singh will live on through his grandchildren Inderdip Dhanota, Tanvir Dhanota, Jinder Dhanota, Dilpreet Mann, Sonia Bhullar, Navdeep Bhamra, Gurneet Jandir, Harman Cherra, Gurminder Dhanota, Amar Saini, Ajesh Saini, Amrita Dhanota.

Dewan Singh was also lucky enough to know and be loved by his great-grandchildren Rea Dhanota, Imani Bhullar, Aria Mann, and Aanik Dhanota.

Dewan Singh is predeceased by his father Shiv Singh Dhanota, mother Shibi Kaur, sister Piari Tatla, and brothers Dalip Singh Dhanota and Piara Singh Dhanota.

A memorial service will be held at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, 817 Almond St., Yuba City, CA 95991 on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 11:00am with Dewan Singh's loved ones. Final prayer ceremony will follow at Sri Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, 2269 Bogue Road, Yuba City, CA 95993.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2015
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