PETE SALAZAR MAY 22, 1946 - JULY 7, 2005 Born in Lordsburg, New Mexico. Died at Memorial Hospital, Modesto, California. Pete has left us all much too soon, and will be missed by many. He was a graduate of Thomas Downey High School in 1964. Pete worked as an installer for Pacific Bell and SBC for 25 years. Pete enjoyed playing pool, listening to all types of music, traveling, the ocean, which included spending many vacations at Pajaro Dunes. Pete was always ready to hear a good joke or to tell one, didn't matter which. Mostly he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He leaves upon this earth his two sons, Anthony and Adrian, and two grandchildren, DeOndra and Derek. He also leaves three brothers, Manuel and Vincent of Modesto, and Robert of Peoria, Ill; two sisters, Josephine Gonzalez and Eva Ford, both of Modesto. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Sara Salazar, and a sister, Mary Haverly.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 13, followed by the funeral on Thursday, July 14, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. Both will be held at Lakewood Funeral Home, Hughson, CA.