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Ofelia Esqueda Santana

1935 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Ofelia Esqueda Santana Obituary

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, November 30, 2015, 10:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gridley, California, for Ofelia Esqueda Santana, 80, of Gridley, CA. She entered into peace on November 20, 2015 in Oroville, CA.

She was born on June 12, 1935 to Luis Esqueda and Nicolasa Guardado in Rio Grande, Zacatecas, Mexico.

Ofelia was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was an active member of the Sacred Heart Church and enjoyed spending time at the Gridley Senior Recreational Center, shopping, gatherings with family and friends along with an "occasional" visit to the casino. She will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Isabel Santana.

She is survived by her daughter Sonia Santana; grandsons, Jose (Noemi) Perez, Marco Perez (Tina Capaz), Enrique Perez and Ricardo Perez; and seven great-grandchildren, Joey Perez, Marco Perez, Galilea Villegas, Emilio Carbajal, Isaiah Perez, Jordan Perez, and Lacey Perez.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 29, 2015, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at The Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel, followed by a Rosary at 6:00 pm at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Father Juan Manuel Ponce will officiate the service.

Interment will be at the Gridley Biggs Cemetery.

Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Nov. 28, 2015
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