A life well lived … A woman well loved.
Opal Olive Daffer Souza, 90, a former longtime Escalon, California resident passed away October 3, 2016, at her home in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She was born March 26, 1926 in Stratton, Colorado to James Sherry Daffer and Olive May Pike. One of eleven children, the family moved to the Salida area in the early 1930’s. After her marriage to Joe Souza, she lived in Escalon for many years. As a couple, they were active members of numerous clubs and organizations within the community. In 2006 she moved to Klamath Falls, Oregon to be closer to family. Opal was preceded in death by her husband, Joe, and all ten of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by 24 nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great, great nieces and nephews; as well as many longtime and new found friends who found their way into Aunt Opal’s life.
She will be greatly missed by all.
The Escalon (Calif.) Times
Nov. 2, 2016