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May 11, 1939 – December 21, 2020
Hendrika Griffin obit pic
Jeanne Hendrika Griffin peacefully passed away December 21, 2020. Jeanne was born May 11, 1939 in Delft, Netherlands to Nico and Maria Van Wamelan. In 1963, Jeanne immigrated to the United States. She enjoyed gardening, riding her bike, social gatherings and being with her family. Jeanne loved helping people. She volunteered at the American Cancer Society since 2005.
Jeanne leaves behind her husband, John Griffin, her children, Heidi Tobin of Modesto and Michael Berkhout of Modesto, grandchildren, Colton and Sylvia Berkhout of Modesto, Kyle Westall of Modesto and Justin Stewart of Vallejo and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her siblings Magda and Moses Van Wamelan of Delft, Netherlands.
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Deegan Funeral Chapel. A graveside service was held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Burwood Cemetery at 10 a.m. In Lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to The American Cancer Society. To send the family your condolences, please visit Jeanne’s tribute page at
The Escalon (Calif.) Times

Jan. 6, 2021