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WILLIAM "BILL" GIROUX

William "Bill" Giroux passed away in the Oroville Hospital on Sept.19 at the age of 83. He was born in Quebec, Canada.  He immigrated to California with his wife and six children in 1965.  First settling in Eureka and then moving to Oroville where he began his career with the Western Pacific R.R.  He was promoted several times with the Company, which gave him the opportunity to explore other regions.  He retired in 1986 at which time he bought a travel trailer and continued his exploration of the country visiting every State except one. In later years he had a winter home in Yuma, Ariz but always returned to his home in Oroville.  He will be sorely missed by his wife and family. He was the cornerstone of the family he loved.

Memorial services will be held in St Thomas Church in Oroville on Friday Sept 26th at 3:00 PM.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Sept. 26, 2008
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