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Jack W. Rivers, 75

Jack W. Rivers, age 75, of Delano, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at the Golden LivingCenter in Delano.

He was born June 13, 1937, in Pontiac, MI, to Floyd and Margaret Rivers.

Jack’s passion in life was electronics, and he designed the tracking system for Apollo I for NASA.

He was an avid outdoorsman and a member of the Delano Sportsman’s Club.

Jack was preceded in death by his son, Gerry Rivers; parents Floyd and Margaret Rivers; and sisters Joyce Boyce and Florence Bolson.

He is survived by his children, Helen (Ron) Kestner, and Jack Rivers Jr; grandchildren Daniel and Jenny; as well as six great-grandchildren.

Private family services will take place.

Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.