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Donald Jenkins
May 25, 1932-December 13, 2020
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Donald Jenkins, 88, entered into rest on December 13, 2020 in Manteca, CA. He was born on May 25, 1932 in Nebraska to the late Riley Emerson and Doris Helen Jenkins.
   Mr. Jenkins is survived by his family, beloved wife of 66 years Christine Jenkins, children, Mark Jenkins (Xuiwen), Dale Jenkins and Noelle Tico (Thom), grandchildren, Shane Tico and Lauren Egoroff (Richard), great-grandchildren, Felicity, Christina and Jude and two siblings, Kenneth and Robert Jenkins.
   Donald was a resident of Manteca for the past 24 years and previously of the Bay Area. He proudly served his country through the United States Navy and was honorably discharged after 4 years of service. While in the Bay Area Donald and his wife owned and operated West Valley Print Shop for 30 years. Donald married his wife in Grace Lutheran Church and was a member of United Lutheran Church in Manteca. He enjoyed reading the Bible, model airplanes, and backpacking. Donald will be remembered for his pleasant kind spirit and his loving character. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
    Due to the present unsafe conditions of social gatherings, the service for celebrating Don's life will be embraced in all our hearts and memories with love and thanksgiving. Praise the Lord for his enduring love and mercy.
   P.L. Fry & Son Chapel is honored to be serving the Jenkins family. An online tribute page is available for condolences to the family at

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Wednesday, December 16, 2020