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Angels Camp, CA — The Bret Harte High School football team will hold a car wash benefit for the family of Angels Camp Police Officer Jared Poortinga.

The carwash is set for Friday, May 25, from 3:30-6:30pm in the upper parking lot of Bret Harte High School on the Main Street side.

Funeral services for the 30 year old father of three are scheduled for one o´clock this afternoon at the Calvary Chapel, 4300 American Ave. in Modesto. The Salas Funeral Home of Modesto will be conducting the services. Burial will follow at the Ripon Cemetary.

Poortinga was killed Saturday morning in a motorcycle accident on Murphys Grade Rd.

A memorial fund for the Poortinga family has been established at Pacific State Bank in Angels Camp. Contributions can be dropped off at any Pacific State branch or mailed to Pacific State Bank, P.O. Box 1649, Stockton, CA 95201-1649. For additional information you can contact Pacific State Bank at (800) 841-0110.

Written by Bill Johnson