Ernesto "Eddy" Valdez
August 31, 1942 - January 13, 2013
Resident of Fremont
Entered into rest on January 13, 2013 in Fremont, CA at the age of 70. Devoted husband of 40 years to Dolores Valdez. Beloved father of Brian Case, Tammara Wood, Stephanie Valdez-Kaminsky, and Michelle Wilton. Grandfather of 8 and great-grandfather of 1. Treasured brother of Dorothy and Naomi. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Born August 31, 1942 in Denver, CO, Ernesto served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper for 3 years. He worked at General Motors and Nummi for a total of 32 years as a United Auto Workers representative. He really loved antique cars, his 1958 Corvette, and his grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 18, from 9-11am and a Chapel Service will begin at 11am, all at Fremont Memorial Chapel, 3723 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536. Reception to follow at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA.
Published in Inside Bay Area on January 16, 2013