Harpreet, a long- time resident of Yuba City and Elk Grove, passed away at home in Elk Grove while surrounded by her family on June 1, 2021. Harpreet was a much beloved wife, mother, aunt, teacher, and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Harpreet was born on February 9,1971 in Yuba City. She attended Tierra Buena Elementary School, Yuba City High School, attended Yuba College, and then graduated with a degree in Social Science from California State University, Sacramento.
Upon earning her teaching credential, Harpreet taught in Garden Grove for two years before returning to Yuba City High School, where she had the opportunity to teach alongside the teachers who had been the reason why Harpreet became a teacher. After three years, she transferred to teach middle school Social Science in the Elk Grove Unified School District.
Throughout her 21 year career, Harpreet shared her joy and knowledge with all of her students and colleagues. She was passionate about learning and had the highest expectations for her students, and they rose to them.
Harpreet is survived by her husband, Paul Sidhu, and children, Devin Sidhu and Simrin Sidhu. She is also survived by her mother, Gurdev Johl, sister Jagdeep Gill, and brother Lovejeet Johl. She was preceded in death by her father, Virinder Johl.
Per Harpreet's wishes, no funeral services will be held. Instead, Harpreet had requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to https://gofund.me/71764c17.