Los Banos Enterprise [Los Banos, CA]
Friday, April 25, 1958

John P. Menjoulet Pioneer Resident
Dies In Gustine

John P. Menjoulet, aged 84, one of the few remaining West Side pioneers; passed away Tuesday, April 22 at the West Side Community Hospital in Gustine, where he had been hospitalized for the past year.

The Rosary was recited Thursday evening at 8:30 in the Davis-Hansen chapel in Gustine. There will be a requiem mass at the Holy Ghost church in Gustine, today, Friday morning at 9:30, the Very Rev. John B. Forde officiating.

Menjoulet was a financier and cattle and sheep rancher with large holdings in Menjoulet Canyon. For about 20 years he made his home in Oakland but returned four years ago to spend his time between Los Banos and Gustine.

He leaves three sisters, Mrs. Mathilde Bambauer of Los Banos, Mrs. Emily Pfitzer of Gustine and Mrs. Julia Tully of Los Banos, and his stepchildren, Mrs. Myrtle Wells of Hanford and William Menjoulet of Alameda.

Burial will be in the Mt. View Cemetery at Oakland with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. today, Friday.


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