MARIANO M. VALENZUELA
Dec. 16, 1931 - Sept. 10, 2013
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Calexico for Mariano Valenzuela, age 81, who passed away in his home Tuesday, September 10 following a long battle with cancer.
Mass will commence at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 19, also at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and he will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery immediately following.
Mariano was born December 16, 1931 in Mexicali, B.C., Mexico. Mr. Valenzuela worked for Super Shopping/Apple Markets for approximately 18 years. He was last employed with WalMart in Calexico but retired from there due to his illness. Mr. Valenzuela enjoyed betting on the horses at Caliente in Mexicali and visiting with friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria O. Valenzuela who passed in February 1984.
Mr. Valenzuela is survived by his sons, Fernando O. Valenzuela and wife, Linda of Imperial, and Mariano Valenzuela and wife, Luisa of Calexico; grandchildren, Fernie Valenzuela, Clarissa Castro, Ricky Valenzuela, Veronica Valenzuela, Mariana Blanco and Mariano Valenzuela; as well as 11 great-grandchildren.