The Oakdale Leader - - NEWS -

July 19, 1947 – Nov. 1, 2017

Earl Louis Fre­itas passed away peace­fully on Novem­ber 1, 2017 in Modesto at the age of 70. Earl was born on July 19, 1947 to Arthur and Dorothy Fre­itas in Mokawao, Hawaii. The fam­ily even­tu­ally moved to Santa Clara, Cal­i­for­nia where Earl grew up and spent many years. In 2003, Earl re­tired and moved to Oak­dale to en­joy his re­tire­ment with his wife.

Earl worked as a plumber for over 35 years. Dur­ing his free time, he en­joyed any and all sports, es­pe­cially NASCAR and Sprint Car races and tak­ing road trips. He was an ex­cel­lent cook and of­ten en­joyed try­ing new recipes. He was an amaz­ing hus­band, fa­ther and grand­fa­ther that will be deeply missed by his fam­ily.

Earl leaves be­hind his wife of 33 years, Ina Fre­itas, his chil­dren; John Fre­itas (Marlisa), Stacy Fre­itas, Brian Fre­itas (Cathy) and Randy Ratliff (Stacy) and his grand­chil­dren; Keoni, Keanna, Aleah, Am­ber, Hai­ley, Hanna, and Tyler. Earl also leaves be­hind two sib­lings.

Ar­range­ments have been en­trusted to Dee­gan Funeral Chapel. A funeral ser­vice is sched­uled for Satur­day, Novem­ber 11 at 11 a.m. at Dee­gan Chapel in Escalon.

The Oak­dale (Calif.) Leader Nov. 8, 2017

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