Carmen Delgado(1921 - 2013)

Carmen Delgado March 10, 1921 - July 9, 2013 Devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Carmen lived her life to the fullest. Carmen was born in San Angelo, Texas to Esteban and Dolores Mares. Carmen loved to spend time with her family. She enjoyed baking and watching her spanish novelas. She will always be remembered for her unconditional love. Carmen had a beautiful spiritual soul. Carmen is preceded in death by her parents Esteban and Dolores Mares; The love of her life Pedro L. Delgado; her daughter Elisbeth Bertha Delgado; her son Rolando Delgado; and grandson Michael Rodriguez. She is survived by her daughter Thelma and husband Ignacio Juarez; her son Armando and wife Alma Delgado; daughters Alicia Rodriguez, Linda Gonzales and daughter-in-law Lori Delgado; 20 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and 13 great great grandchildren. The family would like to give special thanks to the following: To Amy, Denise and Krisi from Hoffman Hospice for all their wonderful care. To Dr. Dale Herriot, Dr. Nytra and Dr, Kenamori. A very special thank you to Jeremy and Andrea Lucinda and Noah Najara for all the love and care they gave to our mother and grandmother 24/7. Viewing will begin on Monday, July 15th at 4 p.m. and a rosary will be at 7 p.m. at Greenlawn Mortuary on River Blvd. Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 16th at 10 a.m. at St. Josephs Church on Baker St. www.bakersfield.com/obits

Published in Bakersfield Californian from July 13 to July 14, 2013