ALFONSO R. SOTO
Apr. 3, 1934 - June 25, 2014
Alfonso Soto of Imperial passed away at home, surrounded by his family on June 25, 2014. He was 80 years old.
Mr. Soto was born April 3, 1934 in Jungapeo, Michoacan, Mexico.
He is survived by his wife, Elsa Soto of Imperial; children, Alicia and Miguel Rahiotis of Calexico, Teresa Guinn of Yuma, AZ, Mari and Stephen Martinez of El Centro, Cecilia and Mark Griffiths Vogel of Imperial, Maggie and John Murphy of Maple Grove, MN, Alfonso and Belia Soto of El Centro, Jose and Noemi Soto of Imperial; 14 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brothers, Roberto, Hector, Jose, and sister, Carmelita Soto of Mexico.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hems Brothers Mortuary in El Centro, with Rosary being said at 7 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in El Centro, officiated by Father Ed Horning. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.
To honor and celebrate Alfonso, his family will host a reception immediately following the burial at the El Centro Moose Lodge, 2310 Murtle Road, Imperial, California.