Born April 6, 1923 in Leon, Guanajuato Mexico. Went to be with the Lord on June 23, 2014. Mary was preceded in death by her husband Benjamin and her siblings John Zermeno, William Rueda, Louise English and Shirley Gonzales. She is survived by her four loving sons, Benjamin Baez (Patricia), grandson Cameron Baez (Christa) great granddaughters Mary and Julia, granddaughter Candace Sarlis (Andy); son Joseph Baez (Nicki), grandson John Baez (Candice) and great grandson Dillon, grandson David Baez; son Gary Baez (Angie); son Timothy Baez (Sheila) granddaughter Alyson Chapman. Mary is also survived by her brother Juventino Rueda, and sisters Virginia Munoz, Ester Naverette and Delores Woods (Blair); and many caring nieces and nephews. Mary retired from Campbell Soup after 20+ years.
She enjoyed having her family over for the holidays. She was an amazing seamstress and wonderful cook.
Family & friends are invited to the Vigil Service Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. with the Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Harry A. Nauman & Son Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014 at St. Anthony's Church on Florin Road at 10:00 a.m. with interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on June 29, 2014