Jessie (Jesus) Pedro Cardenas
Feb. 18, 1976 – July 14, 2013
Jessie (Jesus) Pedro Cardenas, 37, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013. He was born on Feb. 18, 1976 in Woodland. Jessie was a member of the Pit River Tribe of California, Hammawi Band, and attended Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, Kan. Jessie never married but he was very dedicated to his nieces and nephews, who he enjoyed very much.
Jessie is survived by his mother Marina Martinez of Sacramento, brother Daniel (Valaira) Cardenas and their children Kachina Whiteman, Daniel Cardenas III, Katsina, Kateri and Katerina Cardenas all of St. Stephens, Wyo.; sister Olivia Cardenas (Dale) and their children Gabriel, Yazmin and Esmeralda Godinez, and Gloria Cardenas-Stutzman all of Elk Grove, and numerous family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Daniel Cardenas Sr., paternal grandparents Guadalupe and Pedro Cardenas, maternal grandparents Jesse and Frances Martinez and his nephew Kaniel Cardenas.
Published in Daily Democrat from Aug. 9 to Aug. 29, 2013