Joe Valenzuela passed away peacefully, July 15, 2013, at his home in Rancho Bernardo. Joe was born, June 9, 1914, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Joe is survived by his wife of 74 years, Mary; daughters, Brenda (Roger) Necochea and Sandra (Pierre) Dube; sons, Edward (Mary Ann) Valenzuela and Jim (Kim) Valenzuela; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, August 2, 2013, at 1:00 p.m., at San Rafael Roman Catholic Church, 17252 Bernardo Center Drive, San Diego, California.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the EOD Wounded Warriors Foundation or to the Pat Tillman Foundation.