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Joseph Edward Chunestudey

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Joseph Edward Chunestudey went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2016 in Butte Meadows, CA. He was doing what he loved most, camping and hunting, with best friend Ervin Hodges. He was 70 yrs old. Joe was born on November 22, 1945 in Vallejo, CA. He was a resident of the Yuba Sutter area for 35 years.

Joe served in the army during the Vietnam war. He worked as a metal stud framer, drywall hanger, and was part owner of Auto Focus, an  auto repair shop in Sutter. He touched many people's lives with his friendly, colorful personality and willingness to help others. Joe was truly one of a kind.

He loved his wife and family above all  and told his wife that he loved her every single day.

He was preceded in death by parents Welton and Louise Kidd. Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Connie, son David Chunestudey, daughter Lisa Martin, son-in-law Rob Martin, grandchildren Joshua, Madelyn, Benjamin, and Elias Martin, and Connor Chunestudey, and sisters Christine Kidd and Pauline Stoklasa.

Graveside service will be Friday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sutter Cemetery, Sutter, and Potluck Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, October 8 at 1:00 p.m. at 10532 Luther Road, Live Oak.

Anyone who knew and loved Joe are welcome to attend. Donations can be made directly to Joseph's family.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, 2016
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