Elin Frances Seeley Terra, long time resident of the Lodi area, died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at the age of 85 in Fair Oaks, California.
Born in 1927, to Mary Alicia Seeley and Leslie Joseph Seeley, in San Francisco, Elin graduated from Whittier College with a degree in music. She married Frank Terra in 1949, and was a mother to nine children. Elin loved music, gardening, and making baby blankets for a local crisis pregnancy center. She also enjoyed being the family historian. As a devout Catholic, she was a member of Saint Michael's Parish in Morada.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Terra, in 1995, and survived by two brothers, Robert Seeley and Jon Seeley, 9 children, 18 grandchildren, and 19 great-grand children.
Friends are invited to visit Wednesday, February 13 from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Lodi Funeral Home.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be Wednesday, at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Lodi, on Thursday, February 14, at 10:00 am, with a committal service at St. Joachim's Cemetery to follow.