FELICITAS (PHYLLIS) M. VALDEZ
July 10, 1927 - Jan. 30, 2013
Felicitas passed away in her home on January 30, 2013, at the age of 85 due to complications of Alzheimer's. Phyllis was born July 10, 1927, in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. She married Arthur B. Valdez on May 1, 1948, in Yuma, Arizona. Phyllis was a long time Calipatria resident and merchant. She served in the Senior Citizen Program, the Guadalupanas of St. Patrick's Church, the Lions Club, and the Senior Citizen Brown Bag Commodity Distribution Program.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur B. Valdez.
Felicitas is survived by her son, Arthur Valdez Jr. of Calipatria; daughters, Connie Aceves of Brawley, Christina Valdez of Salton City, and Linda Zarate of Calipatria. She leaves behind 7 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and
Visitation and rosary will take place Monday, February 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Calipatria. Mass will commence at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, also at St. Patrick's Church. Burial will immediately follow at Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.