Kaljit Athwal

Obituary of Kaljit Athwal

Kaljit Athwal, 43, of Yuba City, CA passed away on February 11, 2024 in Yuba City, CA. Born on July 6, 1980 in Medford, OR. Kaljit, also known as Jita, was a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. Jita attended Barry Elementary School and later graduated from Yuba City High School. He furthered his education and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Design from UC Davis and a Masters Degree of Architecture from the University of Oregon. In his professional life, Jita worked at DLR group in Sacramento, CA, where he made significant contributions to the field of architecture. His creativity and dedication were evident in his work, and he will be remembered for his passion for architectural design. Jita is survived by his mother, Palio Athwal, father, Sukhdev Athwal, his sister Balla Athwal-Sohal, brother-in-law Pavan Sohal, and his two nephews Arjun and Deven Sohal. He was preceded in death by his nanaji Rattan Singh Chima and naniji Channan Kaur Chima. A ceremony to honor Jita's life will be held at Ullrey Memorial Chapel in Yuba City, CA, on February 22, 2024 at 11:00 am. Prayer services will follow immediately afterwards at Sri Guru Nanak Sikh Temple of Bogue Road in Yuba City, CA. Kaljit will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of being part of his life. Please join us to celebrate his life.

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