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Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Grace Irene Strother Rathjen, 91, of Acampo, died July 16. She was born Jan. 28, 1923, in Lodi.

Mrs. Rathjen was a homemaker. She enjoyed dancing in the early days and seldom missed a party at the Grange Hall in Woodbridge. She also enjoyed a good martini.

She is survived by her son, Alfred Rathjen; daughter, Sharon Faulkner; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Rathjen; and son, Dennis Rathjen.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Cherokee Memorial Park, Highway 99 and East Harney Lane, Lodi.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities Stockton, 1106, N. El Dorado St., Stockton, CA 95202, or call 209-444-5900.

Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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