Thomas Dudley Rathjen, 65, of Lodi, died March 22. He was born on Dec. 14, 1948, in Lodi.
Mr. Rathjen served in the U.S. Navy and later worked as an elevator installer. He enjoyed fishing, hiking and the outdoors.
He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Benns of Idaho Falls, Idaho; brothers, Larry Rathjen of Plumas Lake and Robert Rathjen of Reno, Nev.; sisters, Lavonne Menzel of Lodi and Karen Cox of Plumas Lake; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Lynette Rathjen.
A celebration of his life will be scheduled at a later time.
Lodi Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.