FRANK "CISCO" MENDEZ
Apr. 30, 1934 - Aug. 15, 2013
Frank Mendez, 79, of Calipatria beloved father and grandfather went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 15, 2013.
Frank was born April 30, 1934 in Holtville, CA. He married Teresa Lopez of Calipatria, CA where they lived all their life, until her passing in 2002. He later married Esperanza Salazar of Brawley, CA.
Frank worked for Don Cox Farms for most of his life, where he was a heavy equipment operator. Frank is best remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, being an avid fisherman and loving to dance. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Frank is survived by his son, Frank Mendez of Hanford, CA; daughters, Liz Mendez and Eddie Quiroz, and Lupe Dominguez and Javier Dominguez of Calipatria; granddaughter, Lorrina Mendez; grandson-in- law, Luis Wamsley from Dixon, CA; grandsons, Isaiah Mendez, and Javier Dominguez Jr. of Calipatria; great-granddaugh- ters, Audrina Rose Wamsley and Jesbella Nevaeh Mendez; sister and brother-in-law, Carmen Mendez and Henry Cortez of Brawley; stepchildren, Daniel, Jerry and Monique Cervantes, all of Brawley; and numerous nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers- in-law.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley.
Mass will commence at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 22 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Calipatria. He will be laid to rest at Riverview Cemetery following mass.