Stephen Estrada, 72, of Galt died May 1, 2020 at South Kaiser Hospital from complications of dementia. He was born on Feb. 20, 1948 and lived in Lodi, Stockton and Manteca before eventually moving to the Galt area.
Steve served in the U.S. Marines in Vietnam from 1968-69. He retired from the U.S. Marines and National Guard after serving 35 years. He also tended bar for 50 years, 10 of those years at The Golden Acorn in Galt.
Steve was a member of the combat vets motorcycle organization and loved riding his three motorcycles. He enjoyed the company of all his family, friends and customers. He also loved his two dogs, Buddy and Gypsy.
Surviving Steve is his wife Debra, sister Linda Banks of Stockton and daughter Dianna of Modesto, plus numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to dementia research.
Due to COVID-19, military memorial services will be announced at a later date.