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Joe Blagg
0320 Obit J Blagg

Joe Blagg, 87, died Saturday, March 16 at his Oakdale home.

He was born in Gentry, Ark. He was a resident of Oakdale for 65 years.

Mr. Blagg was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was the plant manager for Cover Walnut Dehydrator in Modesto for 27 years. He was also a rancher.

He was a lifetime member of Oakdale Saddle Club. He was an avid team roper and won many awards including buckles, saddles, and a horse trailer.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Anne Blagg; children, Carol (John) Nicewonger, Rennae (Martin) Ugalde, Brad (Cindy) Blagg; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 24 at Oakdale Memorial Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25 at Oakdale Citizens Cemetery on Sierra and J streets.

Remembrances may be made to Community Hospice.