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Stanley Segale
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Stanley Americus ‘Stan’ Segale, 85, died Friday, July 1 in Oakdale with his family by his side.

He was born in Turlock to Americus and Merle Segale. He attended school in Stockton.

He was drafted into the Army where he served 1942-1943 and fought in World War II.

Mr. Segale worked for Hunt-Wesson in Oakdale for more than 35 years and enjoyed the many lifelong friends that he made.

He loved every sport from football to horse racing. He enjoyed many conversations with family and friends, placing bets against the underdog teams. He was a frequent customer of the Oakdale Café and enjoyed socializing with the people he met there.

The family thanks the staff at Oak Valley Hospital for their kindness and patience, and to the many friends who came to visit and were a part of his life.

He is survived by his daughter, Margie Ballard; grandchildren, Christine (Marco), Josh (Bridgette), Ross, Corrine (Greg), Michael, Tatiana, Bonnie (Richard); and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Lewis; daughter, Elizabeth; and sister, Audrey.

Private services were held.

The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader

Oct. 12, 2011