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  • "To my brother in law Louie and all the family thank you for..."
    - Helen Martinez
  • "She was my second mom and we will miss her dearly. To my..."
    - Judy Garrison
  • "I remember Rita from many years ago. She was a lovely, kind..."
    - Betty Thompson Burton
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  • "We are so blessed to be loved by such a beautiful woman...."
    - Alfred Herrera
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RITA R. CARLOS Rita R. Carlos was born on December 2, 1934 in Albuquerque, N.M. and went to be with the Lord on February 11, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Rita married the love of her life Luis R. Carlos Sr. on November 5, 1949. Together they raised 3 beautiful children, Luis R. Carlos, Virginia Herrera & Chelsy Chappelle. Rita was a virtuous woman and a valiant prayer warrior dedicated to her Lord and family. She is preceded into eternal life by her parents Geronimo & Carmen Ramirez, sisters Angie Romero & Yolanda Aguila and is survived by her loving husband of 63 years Luis R. Carlos Sr., son & daughter-in-law Luis Jr. & Lorraine Carlos, son-in-law & daughter Alfred Sr. & Virginia Herrera, daughter Chelsy Chappelle and 4 brothers & 2 sisters. Rita was blessed with 10 grandchildren, Christina Lashomb, Alfred Jr. (Clarissa) Herrera, Naomi Herrera, Sabrina (Andrew) Mejia, Angela, Luis III, Sara, Luisa Carlos, Rudy Cardenas & Tiffany Cruz. Fifteen great-grand- children, Jasmin, Joseph, Shania & Priscilla Lashomb, Alfred III, Nevaeh, Nadia & Jesse Herrera, Andrew Jr., Abel & Aubry Mejia, Serena Cardenas, Bobby Jo & Shane Palmer & Noah Bailey. 1 great-great grandchild Raiden Lashomb and her baby pup Chico. Our Rita leaves a legacy of inspiration to many. A celebration of her life will be held at The Church of Whosoever, 18628 Seneca Rd., Apple Valley, CA on February 15, 2013 at 11am.
Published in the Daily Press on Feb. 14, 2013