Donald Fred Starcher of Patterson passed died July 18. He was 85.
Starcher was born in Tipton, Oklahoma and was a resident of Patterson for 29 years. He was a construction manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 40 years
He was a past master of the Livermore Masonic Lodge #218 and a member of Elks Club of Livermore, Patron Eastern Star, Scottish Rite, Legion of Honor of Demolay of Livermore and Shriners.
Starcher is survived by his brother, Glen Starcher; sisters, Gay King, LaJune Autry and Moxelle Orr. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemarie Starcher; sisters, Jessye Nicholes and Lila Dover.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today (July 30) at Hillview Funeral Chapel in Patterson. Interment to follow at Patterson District Cemetery in Patterson.
Donations may be made to: Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817.