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Arthur Molleson
August 24, 1926-March 2, 2022
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Art joins the love of his life Louise of 71 years in Heaven.  Art enjoyed sitting on his deck with Louise watching the serenity of their 14 acres of tall pine trees, birds, squirrels and the snow falling in Calpine, CA until moving to Manteca in 2016. 

   He was loved by all his family and friends and held a special place in his heart for his grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren and God's children, Carol Lynch and Bill Molleson. Art enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, being a Boy Scout leader, reciting the alphabet backwards for the grandchildren and BBQing his famous chicken and ribs.

   Art served in the US Navy from 1943-1947 as an Aviation Ordnanceman Second USN on the USS Boxer CV-21 and the USS Antietam. He was also a member of the Masons Feather River Lodge #234, Sierra Valley Lodge #184 and received the Hiram Award and Golden Veteran’s Award of 50 years degree of Master Mason.

   Art is preceded in death by his son, Norman Molleson and his six siblings, Flora, John, Phillip, David, Kenneth and Joann. He is survived by his son, Richard (Judy) Molleson of Manteca, Kenneth (Robin) Molleson of Tennessee, Charles (Debbie) Molleson of Oakley, California. He was the proud grandfather to Candace (Carlos) Espinola, Karen (Heath) Weber, Ricci (Mike) Patton, Michael (Sarah) Molleson, Jennifer (Matt) Solopow, Daniel Molleson, tammy (Nic) Paxton, Tonya Hammond, Melissa (Ray) Farias, Eden Molleson, Allison (Jeremy) Molleson, Paul (Maria) Geaudreau, Grant (Amber) Geaudreau and Amanda (Paul) Kelly. He was blessed with 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

   P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the Molleson family. A graveside service will be held at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 W. McCabe Road, Santa Nella, CA on April 1st, 2022 at 2 p.m. An online guestbook is available at

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Tuesday, March 22, 2022