Thursday, June 29, 2006

Joseph "Joe" Garzon, 77, of Exeter, passed away Friday, June 23, 2006, at his home.

He was born June 5, 1929, in Sacramento, Calif., the son of Geraldo and Angeles (Angoitia) Garzon. On Oct. 13, 1970, in Washburn, N. D., he was united in marriage to Rosemary (Judkins) Brown, who survives. Additionald survivors include: a son, David Brown, of Spring Hill, Fla.; a daughter, Rachelle Smith, of Newfoundland, Penn.; one brother, Frank Garzon, of West Sacramento, Calif.; three sisters, Carmen Urrutia, of Sacramento, Calif., Alice Garzon, of Tacoma, Wash., and Ann Brower, of Carthage, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

He received his education in Woodland, Calif., and graduated from Woodland High School. He served in the United States Army. Most of his life, he spent working in electrical line construction as a groundman. From 1972 until 1984, he and Rosemary published a paper known as Dew Drops. In 1984 they moved from Broadview, Mont., to Exeter to make their home.

An honor and celebration of life was held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.


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