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September 26, 1923 – November 25, 2014

Jacques Astabie, of Escalon, passed away at the age of 91 on November 25, 2014. Jacques was born on September 26, 1923 in Bunus, France. He was a member of the French Gardeners Protective Association for over 25 years. Jacques loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. 

Jacques is survived by his wife Edelmira of 59 years and children, David (Suzanne) Astabie of Escalon, Joseph Astabie of Escalon and Paul (Cris) Astabie of Escalon. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jessica (Jake) Schuler of Missouri, Jason Astabie of Escalon, Christopher Astabie of Escalon, Dillon Fletcher of Escalon and Ariel Astabie of Escalon, two great grandchildren Jonathan Astabie of Missouri and Maxwell Schuler of Missouri and siblings, Domenica Carricaburo of France and Christianne Castera of France. 

A memorial mass will be held Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church at 10AM followed by a graveside at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Escalon Community Ambulance 1480 Ullrey Ave, Escalon, CA 95320. For condolences please visit

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Dec. 3, 2014