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Walter Bresciani Obituary

Walter  Isidoro  Bresciani
Walter Isidoro Bresciani

April 4, 1930 - May 7, 2017
Born in Switzerland
Resided in Salinas, CA
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Walter Isidoro Bresciani, 87, passed away on Sunday May 7, 2017 in Gilroy, CA. He was born on April 4, 1930 in Gordevio, Valle Maggia, Ticino Switzerland. He lived and worked in the Salinas Valley for 70 years. He worked as a dairyman and farmer. Walter served two years in the U. S. Army and was stationed at Fort Ord and Anchorage, Alaska.

Walter was a member of the Monterey County Swiss Rifle Club, serving as Treasury for over 25 years; past President of the Monterey County Swiss American Club; past President and Board of Director for Pro Ticino of Northern California.

He is preceded in death by parents Giovanni and Ilda (Nicola) Bresciani; wife of 49 years Louise (Deprati) Bresciani; sisters Armida Rolandi, Anita Hartman; and brother Renato Bresciani.

He is survived by daughter, Carole Portrum, son, John (Peggy) Bresciani; grandchildren, Ryan (Amy) Tomas, Trinity (Eddie) Rodriguez, Rachael Portrum, Jonathan (Christy) Bresciani, Joe Bresciani; great grandchildren, Jocelyn and Zachary Thomas, Sophia, Gabriella, Giulianna, and Riley Bresciani, Kayden Castro, Dominick Davis.

Visitation will be held from 3:00pm to7:00pm Friday, May 12, 2017 at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 West San Luis Street, Salinas, CA 93901.
Funeral Service will be held 11:00am Saturday May 13, 2017 at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 West San Luis Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Burial to follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 850 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Memorial donations in Walter's name can be made to the donors' charity of choice.

Arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.
For online condolences visit Struveandlaporte.com

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Visitation
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Friday, May 12, 2017
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Saturday, May 13, 2017
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Garden of Memories Cemetery
850 Abbott ST
Salinas, CA US 93901
Saturday, May 13, 2017