Daniel J. Germaine

February 14, 1954 - March 24, 2019

    Daniel “Crock” James Germaine, 65, passed away at his home in Turlock, CA, Sunday, March 24, 2019.  He was surrounded by his wife, daughter, son-in-law, and sister as he passed into Glory.
    Daniel was born to Emery and Ruth Germaine in Paw Paw.  He graduated in 1973 from Lawton Community High School. He received his Associates Degree in Forestry from Alpena College, Alpena, MI.
    Daniel was married on September 19, 1981 to Patty Fernandez in Denver, CO. Daniel and Patty settled in Turlock, CA, in 2006. Daniel ran his business, Germaine Construction, for 14 years in Turlock, which earned him the reputation as an honest, well-known and respected business and residential contractor. He had loved construction from an early age.  At the time of his passing, Daniel was the Facilities Manager for the Turlock Poker Room, owned and operated by his brother-in-law, Joe Fernandez.  
    Daniel is survived by his loving wife, Patty; his daughter, Ruth (Nick) Schaeferle of Fremont, CA; his son, Edmund (Ashley) of Livermore, CA; and his four adorable grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Patricia Lanphear, Terence Germaine, and Susan (Millek) Germaine.  
    Daniel was preceded in death by his siblings, Lois Peter, Myrna Jones, and Merlin Germaine.
    A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Allen Mortuary, 247 North Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380.         
    Please share memories and condolences at: www.AllenMortuary.com

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