Agustina Perea, 93, a lifetime resident of Manuelitas, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at her home in Sapello.
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She was born in Manuelitas on Nov. 13, 1920, to the late Encarnacion Perea and Marcelina Trujillo. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas.
She retired after 25 years working for the Las Vegas City Schools as a school cook.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Encarnacion Perea and Marcelina Perea; two brothers, Geraldo Perea and Felipe Perea Sr.; sister, Hilaria Perea Padilla; and niece, Anicita Padilla.
She is survived by her nieces, Mary Ann Perea of Manuelitas, Sadie Padilla and husband, Ron of Denver, Marcella Brom and family of Colorado, Priscilla Richie, husband, Jim and family of Arizona, Josie Perea, Ambrosia Perea, Isabel Olivas and husband, Max, Margarita Quintana and family all of Denver, Colo.; nephews, Guillermo Padilla, wife, Priscilla and family of Colorado Springs, Colo., Abran Padilla, wife, Mary Ann and family of Brighton, Colo., Jose Padilla and family, Rudy Padilla, wife, Margarita and family all of Denver, Colo.,
Felipe Perea Jr., wife, Maureen and family of California, Juan Perea, wife Trinidad and family of Albuquerque; first cousins, David Urioste and wife Mary, Olivia Kochevar and family and Celestino Trujillo and family; numerous other relatives, Godchildren, neighbors and friends.
Rosary services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday and the funeral mass immediately following the rosary at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Father Douglas Mitchell as celebrant. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery in Sapello with the following serving as casket bearers: David Martinez, John Martinez, Richard Martinez, Donald Urioste, Patrick Perea and Joseph Gonzales.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Reynolds Ave., Las Vegas, 1-800-479-3511 or 425-3511.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Nov. 25, 2013