Ronald Mowry |

Ronald Mowry

Graveside services for Ronald E. “Sam” Mowry of Rough and Ready will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at San Joaquin National Cemetery in Gustine.

Mr. Mowry died Monday, Jan. 3, in Grass Valley. He was 68.

He was born June 28, 1936, in Conneaut, Ohio, to Hugh Edward and Erla (Gerren) Mowry. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant for 26 years, serving in Vietnam. He married Carol Wamser on June 8, 1985, in Reno, Nev. He worked for Memorex and Flexstar as a Reliability and Quality Engineer. He enjoyed home remodeling, auto repair and computer assembly.

He is survived by his wife, Carol M. Mowry of Rough and Ready; daughter, Nancy Rula Mowry of San Jose; daughters and son-in-law, Paula Marie and Joseph Ferriaro of St. George, Utah; stepsons and daughters-in-law Wesley and Kellie Welborne of San Jose, and Darryl and Mary Welborne of China Lake; stepson, Wayne Welborne of Phoenix, Ariz.; grandsons Christopher Welborne of San Jose, Darryl Welborne Jr. of San Diego, Zachary Welborne of San Jose, and Siddartha Ronald Nair of San Jose; granddaughters Tamara Welborne of San Diego, and Ashley Welborne of San Jose; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Richard Anthony of Bangor, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, John and Judi Mowry of West Seneca, N.Y.; brothers Charles Mowry of Los Angeles, and Dennis Mowry of Littlefield, Maine; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Hugh E. Mowry.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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