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Gurmej Singh Dhoot

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Gurmej Singh Dhoot Obituary

Gurmej Singh Dhoot, 83, passed away with his wife, Punna Kaur, on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Rideout Memorial Hospital after seventy years of marriage.

Gurmej Singh was born August 12, 1932 to Suchet Singh and Malan Kaur. Gurmej Singh was married to Punna Kaur in 1945, after which, they lived together at Gurmej's family home in what is now Pakistan. After the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, they migrated to their ancestral village of Dhoot Kalan in India where Gurmej Singh enlisted in the Indian Army as a tank engineer. Gurmej Singh held many jobs after his time in the army, including being the village doctor, but ultimately settled on being a farmer on his family's land. They immigrated to the United States in 1982 and has lived in the Yuba Sutter area for the past thirty-three years.

Gurmej Singh is survived by his younger brother Gurdeep Dhoot; his children Amanjit Dhoot, Sarbjit Dhoot, and Rajvinder Purewal, and eight grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held jointly on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11am at Ullrey Memorial Chapel in Yuba City, followed by prayer services at Tierra Buena Sikh Temple. For more information please contact Amanjit S. Dhoot at 530-713-4689.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2015
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