Arthur William “Art” Deffee, 94 of Chowchilla passed away on February 27, 2019.
Art was born on November 3, 1924 in Texas to William and Josefa Deffee.
He is preceded in death by his wife Stella Deffee and daughter Cherlyn “Sheri” Crider. He is also preceded in death by his siblings Bernadine “Nina” Fernandez, Daniel “Dan” Deffee, Olivia “Olive” Murida and George “Duff” Deffee.
Art is survived by his daughter Denise Richards, his sister Ofelia “Toby” Heidelmeier, 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Art was an avid gardener and talented wood crafter.
Art will be remembered at a memorial service at 10:00 am, Tuesday March 5, 2019 at the Chowchilla Skilled Nursing Facility, 1104 Ventura Ave., Chowchilla CA 93610.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Chowchilla Skilled Nursing Facility.