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.
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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.
Lodi Funeral Home
725 South Fairmont Lodi, CA 95240
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Feb. 13 to Feb. 20, 2013