Friday, October 13, 2017

Arlene Cloward Ashcraft

    December 22, 1934 - October 10, 2017

    Arlene Ashcraft, age 82, passed away in her home in Paloma with her family by her side after a long illness with Breast Cancer and Lymphadema.

   Arlene was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Marie and R.I. Cloward.  When she was six months old
she came to Modesto with her parents, her Aunt Fern and her two year old brother, George.

   Arlene grew up in Modesto, graduating from Modesto High School in 1952. Soon thereafter, she met Eddie Ashcraft and they were married n March 11, 1953.

   They lived in Modesto where their children Susan and Kenneth were born. In 1978, they moved t Paloma on their hilltop property.

   Arlene worked at Toyon Middle School in Valley Springs in the food service department. She was an avid reader and loved her plants and flowers.

   She is survived by her husband and grandson Dustin (Heidi) Menagazzi, sister Sandra (Marian) Valenzuela and sister-in-law Judy Cloward.  She was predeceased by her parents, her children and her brother.

   San Andreas Memorial is in charge of arrangements. N services per her request. Burial at Double Springs Cemetery in Double Springs.

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