William “Bill” Wolfe, age 82, passed away on April 26, 2022 in Turlock, California. William was born on July 22, 1939 in Modesto, California to Guy L. Wolfe and Viola I. Wolfe. He was raised in the Turlock area. William graduated from Turlock High School and attended Modesto Junior College afterwards. He went on to join the Navy before graduating from Idaho State University. After graduating from Idaho State, Bill partnered with Mr. Nat Caprile and later owned and ran Galen Pharmacy in Richmond, California. He worked as a pharmacist for 40 years before retiring in 2006. William married the love of his life, Jennifer Dalen Wolfe, on March 26, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bill was a car enthusiast, and he had a special love for his Merc adorned with Winfield modifications and upgrades. Bill loved music, live concerts, and the arts. Some of his favorites were The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, and ZZ Top. He was an active member of American Legion, where he loved attending Friday night BBQs and bingo.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Viola Wolfe. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer Dalen Wolfe, his step-sons, Lawrence McCluskey and Nino Pascolati.
The family asks that donations be made in William’s honor to the American Cancer Society.
A memorial service is being held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock, in the Main Chapel. Following the service, William will be laid to rest at Turlock Memorial Park with full military honors.