Peter Yroz
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A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, Oct. 11, for Peter Yroz, 87, a former Tracy resident and rancher, who died Oct. 3 in San Diego.

Mr. Yroz, a native of Stockton, was born Nov. 3, 1925. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He lived in Tracy 45 years before moving to San Diego 13 years ago.

He worked on his ranch for 55 years, farming and raising cattle and sheep.

He had been a parishioner of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church and a member of the St. Bernard’s Dads Club.

Survivors include two sons, Steven Yroz, and his wife, Paula, of Tracy and Paul Yroz, and his wife, Suzanne, of San Diego; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife of 35 years, Frances Yroz, who died in 1991; a son, David Yroz; and a sister, Lydia Pereira.

Friday’s Mass will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard’s, 163 W. Eaton Ave., followed by burial in Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at Hotchkiss Mortuary, 5 W. Highland Ave.

Contributions in Mr. Yroz’s name may be sent to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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