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Obituary for Jerry Ernest Dubach
Life long Dixon resident, Jerry Dubach, JED, passed away at home with his family at his side on Aug. 5, at the age of 64, following a two year battle with cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma).Born Aug. 4, 1947 in Lodi, Calif. to Ernest and Josie Dubach.Jerry attended Dixon Grammar School and graduated from Dixon High in 1965. Immediately following he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving as a engine man on the brown water river patrol boats. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He received his Honorable Discharge in June of 1971.He worked at several (former) prominent local businesses, including: Dixon Dryer, Emil Rossi and Sons, and the Armour Meat Packing Plant before starting his own business in 1985, Jeds Small Engine Repair, in his garage. This grew over the years into the present Jeds Towing. The towing business was his life, with his wife and sons working at his side.Jerry is survived by his wife of 41 years, June (Streeter) Dubach, of Dixon; sons, Jerry Dubach II and daughter-in-law, Erica and Justin Dubach and daughter-in-law, Emily, all of Dixon; granddaughters, Maya Dubach, Scout Dubach, Harlow Dubach and Jenma Dubach, all of Dixon; mother, Josie Dubach, of Vacaville; brother, Jay Dubach (Marcia), of Dixon; sisters, Jo Lynne Dubach of Dixon and Jan Reid (Rudy) of Dixon; his best (Canine) friends, Junkyard, Fluffy, Frank, Junior, Dip Stick, Zoe, Highway, Tweeker, Simba, Susie and Rosie. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Dubach.His memorial service will be Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. at Milton Carpenter Funeral Home, 569 N. First St, Dixon. Pastor Robert Brigham will officiate. Interment at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery will be private at a later date. In lieu of flower donations can be made to: The Fisher House, David Grant USAF Medical Center, 100 Bodin Circle, Travis AFB, Calif. 94535.The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the David Grant USAF Medical Center, especially the Interventional Radiology Department and to Aspera Care Hospice in Concord.