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Alfred B. Sides

Grandfather, father, devoted Christian

Claremont resident Alfred B. Sides, aged 84, died Monday, April 26.

He was born in 1936 to Martha K. and Russel L. Sides in Dayton, Ohio, and attended Oakwood High School and Ohio State University.

He served in the security agency of the U.S. Army in Kassel, Germany prior to his honorable discharge. He later graduated with a B.S. degree from National Louis University in Chicago.

Mr. Sides was a longtime employee of United States Gypsum Company. In his later years he served as a member of the Claremont Lions Club. He was also a greeter at Sierra Vista Community Church in Upland. 

He is survived by his daughter Leisa Gallagher and her husband Joseph III; son Alan P. Sides and his wife Cathy; daughter Rebecca Michaud and her husband Adam; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

His siblings Russel Sides II and Joan Cline preceded him in death. A memorial service will take place in his honor at 10 a.m. Friday, May 14 at Todd Memorial Chapel in Pomona.


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