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John Oscar Tonjum

1927 - 2021

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Jack (John) Tonjum was born in Santa Cruz on November 27, 1927 to Mabel and Jonas Tonjum. He passed away in Modesto at age of 93 on February 5th, 2021.

Jack was a World War II veteran who proudly serviced in the Navy at age 17 on the Battleship Wisconsin. In 1947 Jack met Peggy Wootan, the love of his life.  They were married in 1949 and welcomed son Dennis in 1950 and daughter Debbie in 1953. The Tonjum family settled in Stockton where they owned and operated...

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1050 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA
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