Edmund H. Andreetta
August 2, 1922 - March 18, 2013
Ed Andreetta entered into rest peacefully at his home on March 18, 2013. He joins his parents, Francisco and Maddalina Andreetta, and his 3 brothers, Willie Andreetta, Tino Andreetta and Dickie Andreetta.
He leaves his wife of 27 years, Ouida (Burrows) Andreetta, son Michael Andreetta (Maureen) of Roseville, daughter Carla Hiatt (Richard) of Manteca, son Kent Burrows (Cheryl) of Ceres. He was blessed with 7 grandchildren, Natalie Rosas (Jeff) of Manteca, Nicholas Andreetta (Monica) of London Ontario Canada, Jodi Cordone (Brian) of Folsom, Jason Burrows of Vallejo, Shannon Burgard (Rick) of Antioch, Jason Bowers of Valley Springs, and Stephanie Carr of Copperopolis, and 11 great grandchildren.
Ed was a WWII veteran serving in the Navy. After leaving the Navy he in his own words was a jack of all trades, working on his father's dairy on Hart Rd. in Modesto, worked for Norris Thermador in Riverbank, worked as a mechanic for Goularte Bros in Modesto, worked as a butcher for his brother Willie at Manteca Meat Service in Manteca, worked for Travlon Trailer as a salesman in Modesto, and his last 6 years before retiring in 1986, worked for the Front Page in dowtown Modesto as a bartender.
Ed was a 1957 Jalopy Champion at the 99 Speedway in Stockton, a lifetime member of NASCAR, lifetime member of the Ripon VFW , longtime member of the Stanislaus County Swiss Club and also a member of the American Legion and Moose Club.
Ed's greatest joy was his family, friends and racing. He never met a stranger. He is loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
Lakewood Memorial Park and Funeral Home is honored to serve the Andreetta family. A visitation will be held on Friday, 3-29-13 from 4pm to 8pm. at Lakewood Funeral Home, 900 Santa Fe Ave., Hughson, CA 95326. Services will be held on Saturday, 3-30-13 at 11:00 a.m.
Remembrances may be sent to The Stanislaus County Swiss Club, P. O. Box 1522, Modesto, CA 95353 or
Published in the Modesto Bee from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2013