Robert J. Sohrakoff (RJ) passed away on June 30, 2013, at the age of 64, with family and friends in Wheatland, CA. He was born in Oakland, CA, on February 16, 1949 to the late John J. Sohrakoff, Jr. and Zella (Barton) Sohrakoff.
He was preceded in death by his brother John B. Sohrakoff.
Robert graduated from Wheatland High School and attended University of California, Berkeley. He left college to return to the family farming business. He also worked many years for Yuba Trucking.
Robert is survived by his wife Patricia Murphy Sohrakoff; a stepson Lawrence Taylor, Jr, a stepdaughter Kristi Taylor Rymer; & 5 step-granddaughters.
Robert had a passion for Baja and had the opportunity to live in Loreto, B.C.S., Mexico for a year and a half before becoming ill with cancer. He returned to Wheatland to be with family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held July 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Pioneer Hall, 4th & B St., Wheatland, CA.
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Published in Appeal Democrat on July 10, 2013