Alice May Ollas, 77, of San Diego, CA, passed away while surrounded by loving family members on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Murietta, CA. She was born in Riverside, CA, on December 9, 1936, to Juan Bautista and Cordelia Aguilar Oyos. She graduated from San Diego High School in 1954. She never married nor had children.|
Alice was a beloved member of her community; always smiling, appreciative of her caregivers and neighbors, and advocating on behalf of others when needed. She loved life with reckless abandon, finding happiness in everyday little things and simply watching others enjoying themselves. She was always ready for the next family celebration, as long as there was music to which she could dance.
Alice is survived by her sister, Genevieve Murillo of Escondido, CA; sister-in-law, Sheila Oyos of San Diego, CA; and her beloved nieces and nephews, Barbara Mason of Ramona, Shirley Mirch of Menifee, Brenhard Oyos of Menifee, Ernest Oyos of Menifee, Dianna Lopez of Vista, Caroline Lopez of Escondido, Christine Alvarez of Anaheim, Fred Murillo Jr. of Mesa Grande, Glen Murillo of Escondido; Patricia Oyos Wooley of El Centro, Rebecca Oyos Moon of San Diego, Mary Oyos of Mesa Grande, Virgil Oyos Jr. of Mesa Grande, Barbara Oyos Lewis of Corrales NM, Nancy Rourke of Loveland CO, and Judy Oyos Robinson of San Diego. Alice is also survived by her many beloved grand, great-grand, and great-great- grand nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ernest J Oyos (1956), Virgil F Oyos (1996), and Herbert J. Oyos (1990); niece, Mary Ann Murillo Keefe (2003); and nephew, Robert Oyos (2005).
Viewing and memorial service will be held on Friday, July 11, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Bonham Bros. & Stewart Mortuary, 321 12th Street, Ramona, CA 92065. A Catholic Rosary and Mass will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. at Santa Ysabel Mission, 23013 SR 79, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070, followed by burial at Mesa Grande Cemetery. The reception to follow at Mesa Grande Fire House.
Published in the Ramona Sentinel on July 10, 2014