Sept.19, 1947 — Sept. 10, 2012
A private funeral service is planned for Wayne Bronco of Modesto, who died Monday, Sept. 10, at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
Mr. Bronco, 64, was a native of Mobile, Ala., and was a resident of Modesto for 19 years. He grew up in Fremont and was an automobile mechanic for 40 years. Mr. Bronco served in the United States Marine Corps and was a recipient of three Purple Hearts. Mr. Bronco was a disabled Vietnam veteran and loved cars and motorcycles.
Mr. Bronco is survived by his son, Wayne Bronco of Modesto; mother, Tillie Lord of Patterson; brothers, Dwight Branco of Grass Valley and David Branco of Livermore; sister, Debbie Dickinson of Patterson and granddaughter, Genesis Bronco of Modesto. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Branco.
Memorial contributions in Mr. Bronco’s name may be sent to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301 ATTN: gift processing.
Hillview Funeral Chapel, 450 W. Las Palmas Ave., Patterson, is handling the arrangements.