Elisa Carbajal La Reina(1939 - 2012)

Elisa Carbajal "La Reina" September 8, 1939 - November 11, 2012 Elisa was born on September 8, 1939 in Juarez, Mexico. On the morning of November 11, 2012 she went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ also to be reunited with the love of her life, her husband, Claudio Sr. She was surrounded by her loved ones as she made her journey to heaven that morning. She is preceded in death by her husband, Claudio Carbajal Sr. She is survived by her three daughters and their spouses, Norma and Antonio Hernandez Jr., Juanita and Tony Cervantes, MariCruz Barrientos and Manuel Llanas; and her son, Claudio Carbajal Jr. and wife, Lisa; her 12 grandchildren and their spouses, Antonio and Annette Hernandez III, Sequiel and Vanessa Hernandez, Trini Hernandez, TJ Cervantes, Natalie Cervantes and Jose Jimenez, Jose and Priscilla Carbajal Jr., Sylvia Barrientos, Estefania Barrientos, MariCruz Barrientos and Brian Goodin, Claudio Carbajal III, and Olivia Carbajal; her 11 great grandchildren, Joey, Vanessa, Reggie, Kaylina, Sequiel Jr., Jocelyn, Jose Francisco Jr., Jose Luis Jr., Monique, Rose, Xavier and Maximus (lil Brian); her best friend and longtime companion, Joe Ramirez. Visitation will be held at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles Street) on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. with the Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be held in the Basham Funeral Care Chapel on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Antonio Hernandez Jr., Antonio Hernandez III, Tony Cervantes, TJ Cervantes, Jose Carbajal and Manuel Llanas. Honorary pallbearers will be Claudio Carbajal Jr., Claudio Carbajal III, Jose Carbajal Jr., and Joe Ramirez. For additional information, please contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200. Basham Funeral Care www.bakersfield.com/obits

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 17, 2012