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Consuelo Watkins


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Consuelo Maria Watkins, (Valbuena)

Of San Pedro, California, passed away on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, at the age of 99 years. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Neal Johnson Watkins. She was born in Chihuahua, Mexico on August 6th, 1916, immigrating to the United States during the Mexican Revolution, becoming a Naturalized Citizen in 1939. After living in several states she called San Pedro home. She attended Dana Jr. High School, San Pedro High School, Compton Jr. College, graduating from Long Beach State College in 1961, receiving a Bachelor or Arts from the Department of Education. Held various positions for the Office of the Navy and the San Pedro Port Authority. She later taught for the Los Angeles City School District at Washington High School and San Pedro High School, where she retired in June of 1982. She taught Spanish and English as a Second Language (ESL), and was a member of the Retired Teachers' Association. Her dreams for adventure were realized through her travels around the world. Those left to cherish her memory are her brother George; her three daughters: Betty (Michael), Linda, Jane (Bill); five grandchildren: Jimmy (Elizabeth), Russell, Chelsea, Noah (Erin), Sara; two great-grandchildren: Jacob and Owen; and numerous nephews and nieces. A Memorial Tribute and scattering of her ashes will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016, 12:00 p.m. aboard the Vessel Adventure, Spirit Cruises, Ports O Call Village. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com or dailybreeze.com.
Published in Daily Breeze on June 9, 2016
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