Donisio M. Soto Donisio Morales Soto was born November 18, 1938 to his parents Enrique and Savina Soto in Carlsbad, New Mexico. He passed away August 12, 2014 in Bakersfield, California at the age of 75. Donisio was a longtime resident of Tulare County until his retirement in 2009, at which time he moved back to Bakersfield. He was a self employed welder and did work throughout Tulare County for approximately 35 years. Donisio was very proud of the work he did and enjoyed providing for his family. He spent his leisure time taking trips to the coast and New Mexico and especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years Charlotte Soto of Bakersfield; 4 sons, Donisio Soto Jr. of Artesia, NM, Steve Meza and Frank Mendez, both of Tulare and Arnold Soto of Las Cruces, NM; 5 daughters, Deborah Steagall and Amalia "Miare" Rispoli, both of Bakersfield, Rebecca Lynn Torres of Tulare, Christina Soto of Fresno and Mary Esquibel of Artesia, NM; a brother, Henry Soto of Iowa; 8 sisters, Alice Gonzalez of Lindsay, Dora Luna of Woodland, Rosie Munoz, Carmen Alvarado, Mary Miranda, Sally Angulo, Francis Angulo and Angie Herrera, all of Tulare; 24 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Visitation will be 12-8 pm, Monday, with an evening service beginning at 6 pm on Monday, August 18, 2014 at Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 am, Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Tulare United Methodist Church with burial at Tulare District Cemetery.
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Peers-Lorentzen Funeral Service
132 W Kern Ave Tulare, CA 93274
Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Aug. 16, 2014