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Don Delgado
Sept. 13, 1941 Dec. 1, 2009
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Don Delgado, 68, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Dec. 1, 2009.
Don was born on Sept. 13, 1941, in Niles, Calif. He was raised in Union City and started working in a grocery store at age 9. Don opened his first grocery store in Anderson, where he met his wife Sherrie. They later moved to Oakdale and then Delhi where they opened Delgado’s Courtesy Markets. In 1988, they opened Delgado’s Costless Market in Turlock where they remained until retirement in 1998. During his retirement Don spent his spare time with his family, taking care of his yard and his Koi pond, and volunteering his time with organizations such as the United Samaritans Foundation and Emanuel Medical Center.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sherrie; his sons, Danny Delgado of North Carolina, Mike Delgado of Turlock and Casey Delgado of Bella Vista; and his daughter, Angela Delgado and her husband, Troy, of Turlock. He will be greatly missed by his 10 grandchildren who loved their Papa very much. He is also survived by his brother, Edward (Clara) Delgado of Turlock; and his sister, Irene (George) Cole of Fremont.  
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Julia Delgado; and his nephew, Tim Cole.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Dec. 12 at Allen Mortuary in Turlock.  
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Emanuel. Please share your memories at