January 5, 1937 - April 20, 2017 Christel Helene Allmendinger, 80, was born January 5th 1937 in Dusseldorf Germany. She was the daughter of Margarete and Peter Weichart. Christel came to America in 1947 with her mother Margarete and step-father, William Dedini and younger brother Bill and settled in the small farming community of Holt, Ca. Christel attended Edison High School and Stockton College, graduating in 1955. Christel is proceeded in death by her loving parents Margarete and William Dedini, beloved husband Rueben "Al" Allmendinger, loving daughter Marianne Johnson and loving grandson Travis "TJ" Johnson. She is survived by daughters Margaret Vierra and Leni Atkinson. Brother Bill Dedini and niece Gina Dedini. Grandchildren Christine Roy, Kathleen Perkins, Roy Jr. Gillespie, Thomas Vierra, Dominic Yanez, Nick Johnson, Alexandra Marshall, Stephanie Marshall, Larissa Marshall, Sandra Marshall, Breanna and Joshua Atkinson. Great Grandchildren Corrine, Matthew, Carson, Dillon, Tyler, Cassandra, Collin, Madison, Jeramiah, Isabella, and Cody.
Viewing will be at Cherokee Memorial Park on 831 Industrial Way, Lodi, Ca. from 2-7pm Monday April 24th.
Burial and graveside services will be private.