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Shirley Serpa
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Shirley Serpa July 28, 1927- Dec. 4, 2016

Shirley Jean Serpa of Oakdale, CA passed away peacefully at home at the age of 89. She was born in  Greenwood,   PA   and moved to San Francisco  in the early 50’s to be with her sister. She worked at Pacific Bell until she met and married her husband Vernon L. Serpa in 1954. They lived in Hawyard,  CA  on the family ranch until 1973 when they moved to a ranch in Knights Ferry. She was a homemaker and did the bookwork for the family business up until 2005. She devoted her time to her family. Shirley Leaves behind 2 sons, Vernon J (Karen) and David, as well as her 2 granddaughters, Shae and Katherine and brother Wayne Peterson. She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon L. Serpa,  2  sisters  Irene  Laird and Dolores Mischenko, and 1 brother Les Peterson. Viewing at   Oakdale   Memorial   Chapel on December  13  from  3-7  pm. Graveside  service  on December 14 at 10 am at the Knights Ferry Cemetery in Knights Ferry, CA