Krekor Krikorian was born in Chicago, Illinois in September of 1930 and was raised with his sister Julie. Krekor met and married Doris and they had two daughters, Karen and Sandra. He was a great provider for his family. As an entrepreneur, Krekor owned restaurants and a catering business.
Krekor was a life member of Canoga Park Elks Lodge No. 2190, holding many positions in his 46 year membership including “Elk of the Year” for 1984-85. Krekor was also a member of Turlock Country Club for several years.
Krekor is survived by his loving wife Doris, daughters Karen (Rick) Wallace and Sandra Brown, sister Julie Chamian, grandchildren Ryan and Matthew Wallace, Michele, Melissa and John Mariotti, and 3 great grandchildren. Krekor is preceded in death by his parents Kevork and Osanna Krikorian.
A Committal Service with Honors will be held at 10:30 am on July 13, 2015 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, with a reception at Country Living Mobile Home Park, 19960 American Avenue, Hilmar, immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Krekor’s name to the Holy Rosary Church Building Fund, 8471 Cypress St., Hilmar, CA 95324.