Zachary Joaquin Mendonsa, 23, died Saturday, Sept. 10.
He was a lifelong resident of Oakdale, born Jan. 29, 1988. He attended Oakdale schools, including Oakdale High School, and graduated from Valley Oak High School in 2006.
He loved skateboarding, riding quads, and spending time with his family and friends.
He was a young man full of hope and dreams for the future and had a big heart. He will be missed.
He is survived by his parents, Tracy and Juanita Mendonsa; sister, Amanda; brothers, Jacob and Samuel; niece, Madeline; grandmothers, Ina Hankins, Carroll Mendonsa; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Joe Mendonsa, Homer Hankins; and uncle, Steven Hankins.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 at River Oak Grace Community Church, Oakdale.