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Carlos Trevino


1919 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Carlos Trevino Obituary
Carlos Eduardo Trevino - 96 yrs. young

Carlos was born on Feb. 21,1919 in Monterrey, Mexico and passed peacefully on May 29, 2015 in San Pedro, CA surrounded by his children in the comfort of his home. At the age of 8, his father, Fidel and his mother Maria moved the family to San Antonio, Texas. At the age of 12, the family moved to Los Angeles where Carlos attended John Adams Jr. High and Manual Arts High School ('39). Carlos pursued a career as a Commercial Artist, but answered Uncle Sam's call in 1940 by joining the U.S. Army. In 1942, he returned from basic training to marry his sweetheart, Luz Isabel Villegas, Shortly after, he was deployed to Europe as part of the 64th Fighter Wing Corp. Carlos returned home in October 1945 to his beloved Isabel. They enjoyed 64 wonderful years together and five children. After attending Chouinard Art Institute, Carlos went to work for North American Aviation as a technical artist. In 1957, Carlos and Isabel moved their family to Rolling Hills and the family joined Holy Trinity parish in San Pedro. Carlos enjoyed neighborhood get-togethers, entertaining and socializing. He was a family man and a skilled artist. He enjoyed drawing portraits of his family and friends. He also volunteered at the Little League, schools, and the '84 Olympics. Carlos and Isabel enjoyed camping and other vacations with their children. After 32 years in aerospace, Carlos retired. He and Isabel traveled throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. Carlos was a member of both Peck Park and Anderson Senior Clubs; he will be remembered for his positive attitude, zest for life, ballroom dancing, numerous jokes, jovial friendship, and for being the consummate gentleman. Generous, caring, and loving, Carlos will be dearly missed. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fidel and Maria; by his wife, Luz Isabel, and by his son , Armando Trevino. Carlos is survived by his four children: Yolanda Medina-Skinner (Dave), Carlos B. Trevino (Donna), Rene R. Trevino (Marie), and Maria Teresa Dultz (Bob); his brother-in-law Benito Villegas (Lolita), his sister-in-law Alejandra De Palma; his cousin Martha Gutierrez (Abie); his eleven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at McNerney's Mortuary 570 W. 5th Street, San Pedro, CA on Friday, June 5, at 5 pm followed by a Rosary at 7 pm. A funeral mass will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 W. Slauson Ave, Culver City, CA 90230 at 9:30 am on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Burial will follow mass. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com and www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from June 3 to June 5, 2015
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