Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Robert Glenn Dell'Orto of Mokelumne Hill

      Robert "Glenn" Dell'Orto passed away at home early September 6, 2016 after spending the evening with family and friends celebrating his great-grandson's 3rd birthday.   Glenn was
88 years old.

   Born in Stockton on March 3, 1928, he attended Calaveras High School where he met his wife Jacquelin Sturr.  They were married on December 28, 1948 and lived together in Mokelumne Hill for over 67 years.

   Glenn drove a logging truck and spent most of his life as a cattle rancher. He was passionate about his cattle, horses and dogs.

    Glenn was preceded in death by his son Wayne Dell'Orto, parents Carl and Violet Dell'Orto and sister Mildred Dell'Orto Simmons.

   He is survived by his wife Jacquelin, son Stan "Robin" Dell'Orto of Mokelumne HIll, grandchildren J.W. Anne Dell'Orto of Mokelumne Hill, Terese Dell'Orto of Angels Camp, Mattley (Lindsey) Dell'Orto of Mokelumne HIll; and great-grandson Waylon S. Dell'Orto.

   Private graveside services to be held.  San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


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