Louis Santoyo Avila "Sonny"
July 5, 1939-September 16, 2013
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Louis Santoyo Avila "Sonny" who was a husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, great grandfather, and friend. Sonny passed away September 16th, 2013 at his home in Merced, Ca. He was born on July 5, 1937 to Louis and Marie (Carty) Avila. Sonny served his country in the US Army
and was a proud veteran. He raised his family in Merced where he is preceded in death by his daughter Irene Ponce and mourned by his wife Rose, brothers Ralph and Bob Avila, 2 sons Ronnie and Randy Avila, 5 daughters, Rebecca Ruiz with husband Art, Roxanne Avila, Roberta Avila, Rene Guerrero with husband Anthony, and Reno Saminego with husband Eddie. He is also survived by his 29 grandchildren, 58 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life memorial services will be held this Sunday September 22, 2013 at Club Mercedes 569 9th St, Merced, Ca from 1pm-5pm. The family welcomes everyone to come out and celebrate Sonny's life! www.cvobituaries.com