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Mercedes Preciado-Ruelas

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Mercedes Preciado-Ruelas Obituary
Sept. 24, 1941 - May 6, 2018 Woodland Mercedes was born on Sept. 24, 1941, and she passed away on May 6, at Woodland Skilled Nursing Facility accompanied by family. Mercedes was born in Tecolotlan, Jalisco, MX, and at the age of 30 she moved to the United States. She made Woodland her home along with her husband of 55 years, Antonio Ruelas. Mercedes acquired her GED Diploma at Woodland Adult Education. She worked at El Sombrero Restaurant, Bakery and Tortilla Factory as a chef and a cashier clerk. In later years, she worked at Woodland Clinic as a custodian where she retired. To Mercedes family was always a first priority and her greatest joy. She took great pride, and spent immeasurable time, attending various family events. In addition, Mercedes enjoyed playing dominos and cards with her husband and visiting her many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lucio Preciado and Guadalupe Garcia-Covarrubias; her sisters, Rosario Preciado-Garcia, and Victoria Preciado-Ratliff. She is survived by her husband, Antonio Ruelas; siblings, Carmen Preciado, Simon Preciado (Graciela Miranda-Preciado), and Teresa Pena (Zenon Pena) of Woodland, Josefina Preciado-Espinosa (Jesus Espinosa) Guanajuato, MX, Adrian Preciado (Debra Rebeles-Preciado) of Brentwood, and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation and Rosary will be held May 15 at 6 p.m., Kraft Brothers Funeral Directors, 175 Second St., Woodland. The funeral service and mass will be held May 16 at 10:30 a.m., Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 301 Walnut St., Woodland, followed by the burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Yolo Hospice or .
Published in Daily Democrat from May 13 to May 16, 2018
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