Fred Yow, 67, of Delhi, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Fred was born in Regensburg, Germany. His parents, LeBoyice and Lydia Yow moved the family to America when Fred was 12. Fred graduated from High School in Spokane, WA. He attended college in Washington with the goal of becoming an aeronautical engineer. He was drafted into the Army in 1967 and served during the Vietnam era in Ft. Ord and Ft. Benning. Fred was a business owner with an auto body and paint shop for 20 years. More recently he was a self-employed mortgage loan officer.
In his younger years Fred loved to race dirt bikes. People often commented that Fred was a great dad. He loved kids and loved to play cards. He was a talented artist, too. He enjoyed fishing and camping and he loved people. He will be greatly missed.
Fred was preceded in death by his mother and a sister Janette Yow. He is survived by Pam Yow; children: Angela (Joseph) Matrisciano, Michele Yow-Thomas, Christina Yow, Fredrick (Jason) Yow, Niki Yow, and Joseph Yow, step-children Christina Andree and Jennifer Andree, his father LeBoyice Yow; siblings: Sherry Mingus and Gloria Yorston; and grandchildren: Arieonna, Mariah, Hayley, Gavin, Angelina, Adaline, Brayden, and Benjamin.
Visitation will be at Allen Mortuary on Tues, July 29th from 4 to 7 pm. Funeral Service at Allen Mortuary on Wed, July 30th at 10 am. Burial with military honors at Turlock Memorial Park will follow.