Obituaries for April 20, 2012

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Wesley Duane Touvell

Nov. 4, 1946 - April 19, 2012

Longtime Valley Springs resident Wesley Duane Touvell died April 19 at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital. He was 65.

Mr. Touvell was born in Corning, grew up in Corning and Stockton and lived in Valley Springs for 30 years.

Mr. Touvell worked as an agricultural laborer and traveled around most of his life.

He is survived by his son, Gary Touvell-Smith, of Stockton; daughters Laura Fischer, of Los Molinas, Sandra Touvell, of Jackson, and Angie Vaughn, of Valley Springs; his sister, Paula Eagle, of Coffeeville, Kan.; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hogan Dam lookout point in Valley Springs.

San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


WESTFALL - Dorothy "Ruth" Westfall, 77, of Tuolumne, died Wednesday at Avalon Care Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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