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Malachi Zaklan
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Malachi Vincent Zaklan was born on Feb. 1, 2010 in Modesto to Malory and Justin Zaklan of Ripon. He passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 23 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton; he was only 15 months old.

He is survived by his parents, Malory and Justin Zaklan and his sister, Siana Elizabeth Zaklan, all of Ripon; his grandparents, Mark and Kim Zaklan of Ripon, Jeff and Crystal Jenkins of Clovis and Thomas Smith of Murphys; his great grandparents, Mike and Diana Zaklan of Linden, Michael and Patricia Teller of Elk Grove, Victoria Teller of Stockton and Paul Smith of Escalon; and his aunts and uncles, Thomas Zaklan of Hawaii, Stephani Smith of San Diego, Dustin Smith of Ripon, Starleen Smith of Ripon and Rocky Smith of Clovis.

A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 27 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel.

Services will be at Calvary Reformed Church in Ripon on Thursday, April 28 at 10 a.m., burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, a trust has been set up for Malachi Vincent Zaklan at Bank of Stockton, acct. #3310013028.

There is an online guest book available; visit the website at

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

April 27, 2011