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Rob Vedder
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Rob Vedder, 48, of Escalon passed away at home on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

He was born on Aug. 7, 1966 to Donald and Marie Vedder in Novato, California. He had been a resident of Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties off and on his entire life.

He worked for Ahern Rentals as an industrial mechanic for 14 years. On his time off, he enjoyed working on cars, especially hot rods. He was a true outdoorsman that loved to fish and camp.

He also enjoyed barbecuing for his family and was known for his famous salsa and his hour-long naps. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was deeply loved and will be forever missed.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Amy Vedder; children Gabby Vedder (Jake Lutz) and Levi Vedder; granddaughter Tristan Lutz; mother, Marie Vedder-Flores; and sister, Donna Vedder.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Vedder.

Franklin & Downs Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

A Celebration of Life was hosted on Saturday, Sept. 13 on 28-Mile Road in Oakdale.