Dec. 14, 1935 - June 21, 2014
Visitation and rosary will take place Thursday, June 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hems Brothers Mortuary in El Centro for Elpidio Paniagua, 78, of Westmorland who passed away Saturday, June 21 of natural causes.
Mass will commence at 9 a.m. Friday, June 27 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in El Centro with Father Moreno officiating. Elpidio will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico immediately following the service.
Elpidio was born December 14, 1935 in Toyoltita, Durango, Mexico and was married to Estefana C. Paniagua in Mexicali, MX in March 1960. He worked as a farm laborer for 45 years and retired 16 years ago to enjoy life being with family and his grandchildren. Elpidio was a very friendly person and loving father.
He is survived by his wife, Estefana C. Paniagua of Westmorland; children, Jorge Arturo Paniagua of Mexicali, Ramon Paniagua of Texas, Yolanda P. Galicia of El Centro, Lorena Paniagua of San Diego, Victor Paniagua of Imperial, Alex Paniagua of Brawley, Imelda P. Estrada of Imperial, Eva Sandoval of Escondido, Agustin Paniagua of Westmorland, and Miguel Angel Paniagua of Brawley; 17 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.