Arnold Pierre Recalde, who was born in 1934 in Panoche Valley, California and passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at his home in Madera.
Education was an important principle in Arnold’s life. He was a graduate of Hollister High School class of 1953. For 27 years, Arnold served as Trustee for the Panoche School District and was active in 4-H and the FFA. He ranched in Panoche Valley for many years and specialized in sheep, alfalfa and cotton.
He was ardent lover of Christ; Arnold was a member of Yosemite Christian Center and will be missed by his many friends.
He was preceded by his Parents, Pierre and Teresa (Lopez) Recalde and his daughter Laurie Recalde Flint.
Arnold is survived by his wife, Linda Recalde, daughter Elizabeth Recalde Smith and son Andrew Arnold Recalde; her three Grandchildren, Natalie Smith Cunningham, Aaron Davis Smith, and Ryan Andrew Recalde, his sister Lillian Recalde Casillas, and sister-in-law Carol Sallaberry Graham as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation was held on Monday, May 10, 2021 4:30 - 4:30 pm at Jay Chapel in Madera.
A Private Family Interment was held due to covid 19 restrictions. The family’s concern is for the health of others.
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