Javier Naranjo Vargas, 69, of Brawley, CA passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Javier was born on July 17, 1951 in El Grullo, Jalisco, Mexico. He was preceded in death by his father Andres Naranjo. He is survived by his mother Guadalupe Vargas; nine siblings; his wife of 46 years Elvira P. Naranjo; children Norma Naranjo, Lorena Ferschweiler (Sam), Francisco Naranjo (Shelly), and Osbaldo Naranjo (Melissa); ten grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Javier worked for Osterkamp Farms from 1979-2015. He was a hard working man that loved agriculture and being outdoors. He enjoyed the company of family and friends. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be on Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 7 to 9 p.m. with Rosary being said at 7 p.m. at Fry Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley, CA. Service will be held on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church in Brawley, CA. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Brawley, CA. "He has made everything beautiful in it's time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end." -Ecclesiastes 3:11
Published in Imperial Valley Press Online on Feb. 18, 2021.