Frank Zubeldia, III, 60, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 4 in Modesto.
Frank was born in Hanford and grew up on a sheep ranch in Riverdale. He graduated from Riverdale High School and West Hills College with an Agricultural Degree. He worked on the family sheep ranch until moving to Turlock in 1996 to be close to family.
Frank worked at Foster Farms Plant 1 in Turlock for 12 years. He enjoyed his job and the camaraderie with his fellow employees, and he loved spending time with family and neighbors. Frank truly loved all and befriended many.
Mr. Zubeldia is survived by his mother, Rosemarie Zubeldia, and sister, Francine (Brian) Di Ciano. He also leaves a niece and nephew, Breanne and Dominic Di Ciano. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Zubeldia, Jr. on Jan. 6, 2011.
Recitation of the rosary will be held at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. on Tues., Dec. 20, at 8 p.m.
Private interment services will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fresno at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to United Way of Stanislaus County, P.O. Box 3066, Modesto, CA 95353. Please leave your condolences to www.turlockmemorialpark.com
Saturday, December 17, 2011