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Luis Gerardo Tafoya


08/09/1970 - 02/19/2014 Obituary
Luis Gerardo Tafoya Obituary
Luis Gerardo Tafoya went home to be with our Lord on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the age of 43. Luis was born in Mexico on August 09, 1970. He was born to Francisco Tafoya and Raquel Gonzalez. Luis attended McFarland schools where he was an outstanding student and athlete. Luis showed his athletic talents playing football, baseball, and basketball. After graduating high school, he continued to show his love for sports cheering on the San Francisco 49ers and San Francisco Giants.
Luis' true passion was spending time with his nieces, nephews and family. He loved them all as if they were his own. He had a kind and generous heart with the the youth in the community and will be missed by all.
Luis was preceded in death by his father Francisco; sister Maria; and brother Jose. He is survived by his mother Raquel; step father Frank; brother Marcos; sisters Gabby and Sally; in laws; and fourteen nieces and nephews.
Visitation is on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. followed by the Rosary at Delano Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church 1732 11th Avenue in Delano, CA.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 27, 2014
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