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Joseph Hurlimann

December 4, 1938 - February 8, 2017

Life Legacy

Joseph H. Hurlimann died tragically after being hit by a vehicle on February 8, 2017.  He was 78 years old.

Born in Berkeley on December 4, 1938, Joseph was the only child of Herman and Louise (Goppert) Hurlimann.  He graduated from St. Mary’s High School and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Soil Science.  Joseph would receive his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Plant Pathology from University of Berkeley.  He maintained his first job as an Inventory Specialist for Truitt & White for 61 years.  In his free time, Joseph enjoyed stamp collecting, woodworking and riding his bicycle.  He was treasured by all who knew him and will be deeply missed.

Visitation for Joseph will be from 10 am to 10:30 am at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 240 Church Lane, San Pablo.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

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