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3312 Niles St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
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Frances Cortez


1923 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Frances Cortez Obituary
Frances Cortez June 16, 1923 - April 21, 2013 Mom went to sleep on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at home with us around her. We will love and miss mom always. Her life was fulfilled, she was a hard worker, a good cook, and she loved to sew and still did until 2 weeks ago. Mom loved her grandkids a lot. Mom taught me the value of life, showed me to cook and sew, she advised me to get an education and a good job and to always work hard to support myself. Mom I'm grateful for that, I love you deeply. Mom was proceeded in death by her great-grandson, baby Rudy; son in law, Rudy Dominguez. She is survived by her loving companion of 37 years Luis De La Rosa; only daughter, Maria Dominguez (Tony); granddaughters, Rona Dominguez (Coby), Raquel Dominguez (Carlos), Trudy Dominguez (Daniel); great grandchildren, Charlie, Mary Jane, Stephen, Aranez; brother, Amador Galvez ( Tia Lillca). Pallbearers are Tony Juarez, Coby Williams, Carlos Lopez, Daniel Lee, Charlie Lopez, and Stepen Arana. We would like to thank my friend Pat Lostaunau of 53 years for being there with us everyday with love, support, and cooking for us. Her mom, Helen Ybanez is mom's last surviving friend. Thanks to Gentiva Hospice, Nurse Kristina, Nurse Kim, and Caregiver Claudia for their love and support. Visitation for Frances Cortez will be held at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles Street) on Monday, April 29, 2013 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Park (9101 Kern Canyon Rd.) on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. For additional information, please contact Basham Funeral Care at 873-8200. Basham Funeral Care www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Apr. 28, 2013
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