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JOHN DEAN SCHLAX

January 4, 1935 ~ April 16, 2022 (age 87)

Obituary

John Dean Schlax, 87, passed away April 16, 2022. He was born January 4,1935. As a young man he joined the Navy reserves. He enjoyed it so much he extended his service and deployed to Vietnam. He worked for the Riverside City Fire Department from 1969-2009 and retired after 40 years. Dean was a beautiful skier and loved to travel the world and has seen almost all of it.

In 1965 he was a founder of the Sitzmarkers Ski Club and was a member of it until his passing. He was a member of Riverside Elks Lodge #643 and Riverside Kamper Klub.

Dean was a wonderful and caring man and will always have a spot in everyone's heart. He will be truly missed by all. He is now resting in peace in the arms of the Lord.

Visitation will be on Monday, May 16, 2022 from 9-11 am in Grimes-Akes Family's "Grace Chapel", Corona, California.

Graveside Service to follow in Riverside National Cemetery Riverside, California at 12 noon.

Celebration of Life will be held following the cemetery at the Riverside Elks Lodge #643 at 1:15.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Akes Family Funeral Home, Riverside, California.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 16, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grimes - Akes Family Funeral Home
500 West Seventh Street
Corona, CA 92882

Graveside Service
Monday
May 16, 2022

12:00 PM
Riverside National Cemetery
22495 VAN BUREN BLVD
RIVERSIDE, CA 92518

Celebration of Life
Monday
May 16, 2022

1:15 PM
Riverside Elks Lodge #643
6166 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506

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