Claudio Vela


Claudio Vela, 86, of Clovis died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis.
He was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
He was the retired owner of Vela's Concrete.
Survivors include his wife, Lupe; four sons, Don Vela, Richard Vela, Jimmy Vela and David Vela; six daughters, Marcella Porras, Frances Rayburn, Irene Romero, Dolores Varela, Barbara Morales and Margaret Lamey; seven step-sons, Joe Chairez, Manuel Chairez, Gabriel Chairez, Avelino Chairez, Ricky Chairez, Ciro Chairez, and Carlos Chairez; and three step-daughters, Sally Wright, Esther Alexander and Erika Chairez.
Services: 2 p.m. Monday at The Chapel.
Burial follows at Lawn Haven Cemetery.
A rosary will be recited 6 p.m. Sunday at The Chapel.
Information: 762-4435.