St Isidore's Catholic Church
222 Clark Ave
Yuba City, CA 95991
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Joseph Patane Jr.

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Joseph Patane Jr., age 71, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Joseph was born on May 5, 1944 to parents Joe Sr. and Phyllis Garcia Patane in Gilroy, California.

Joe was a graduate of Sutter High School, Yuba College and later California State University, Chico. He also served his country in the Army National Guard. He was a long time employee of California Canners and Growers and later Tri-Valley Growers as a field representative and always a farmer in his spare time. Joe was also a dedicated member of St. Isidore Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and a founding member of the Active 20-30 Club. His faith was always at the top of his priorities in guiding his life.

Joe is survived by his mom Phyllis Patane; brother Randy (Marilyn); sister-in-law Myra; loving daughter Jolene and son-in-law Kelby Sheppard and the two joys of his life granddaughters Gracie and Carlee. Joe is also survived by his nephews Jason (Laurel), Aaron (Kelsie), Gino (Andrea) and Matt (Mary) Patane and several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Joe Sr. and younger brother Larry.

Joe enjoyed a full and successful life with his family and many cherished friends. In his retirement, Joe enjoyed pulling his 5th-wheel to the Mendocino Coast as well as volunteering his time at the St. Isidore Catholic Church and School.

A memorial service will be held at St. Isidore Catholic Church, 222 Clark Avenue, Yuba City, California on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 11 am followed by a reception at the Parish Hall. In Lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions be made to St. Isidore Catholic School.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from June 4 to June 5, 2015
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