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Helen Soltero Carrasco
Helen Soltero Carrasco, 74, of Gonzales, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 21, 1938, in Santa Maria.
Helen moved to Gonzales in 1959, when she met and married her true love Alfred. She was a homemaker and made a life with her husband and children at the Violini Ranch in Gonzales. Helen was always so happy and energetic. Loved watching old cowboy movies, C.S.I., Law & Order and did her crossword puzzles. She was also a big fan of John Wayne and an avid 49ers fan. Helen was loved by many and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She will be missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Carrasco Sr. in 1991; her son, Alfred Carrasco Jr. in 2009; and her parents.
Survived by her children, Patricia Carrasco from Gonzales, Frances Sigala from Soledad, Libby Carrasco from Salinas, and Tommy Carrasco from Soledad; and siblings, Mike Soltero, Raquel Soltero, Irene Soltero Corona, Paul Soltero, and Ernie Soltero. She had 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2013, at Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St., Soledad.
Service is from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2013, at the funeral home.
Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Gonzales Cemetery, Gonzales.
Flowers may be sent to the funeral home on Friday, September 20, 2013.
WOODYARD FUNERAL HOME - Soledad
395 East Street Soledad, CA 93960
Published in The Salinas Californian from Sept. 16 to Sept. 19, 2013