Mr. Savala was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Arizona and had lived in Tracy more than 40 years. He worked for Tracy Disposal Co. for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Jennie Savala of Tracy; three children, Nick M. Savala Jr. and Marian L. Savala, both of Tracy, and Fred L. Savala, and his wife, Jerri, of Wisconsin; four brothers, Ambrosio Sabala of Selma, Frank Zavala of Las Vegas, John Zavala of Ripon and David Zavala of Long Beach; two sisters, Helen F. Zavala of Long Beach and Valentine Gonzales of Laguna Beach; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Ambrosio and Gregoria Zavala; a sister, Pauline Zavala, and her son; and a brother, Cecil Zavala.
Thursday’s service will begin at 10 a.m. at Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road.
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