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Gil N. Jaramillo


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gil N. Jaramillo Obituary
September 1, 1928 - July 30, 2016 Died peacefully at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, surrounded by his loving family. Gil was born September 1, 1928 in San Fernando, California to Gil & Heladia Negrete Jaramillo. He was preceded in death by both parents; five siblings, Isadoro, Socorro, Carmen Jaramillo Lopez, Mary Jaramillo Cruz & Joseph Jaramillo; his first wife and mother of his two sons, Arsenia Sierra Jaramillo; and his wife of 60 years, Fay Wendler Jaramillo, who died in February 2015. Gil and Fay made quite a team raising their two boys and developing their three well known and successful businesses, Mission Tortilla/Mexican Foods and expanding the popular Sierra's & Mission Burrito restaurants in the San Fernando Valley. They moved to San Diego in 1988 and founded Jaramillo Grove, which produced avocados for their restaurants. Gil is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law, Gil & Katie Jaramillo of San Marcos, California, and Ronald & Robin Jaramillo of Acton, California; three grandchildren, Joshua and Sarah of San Marcos, California, and Katie Ficht Jaramillo of Acton, California. Arrangements are under the care of El Camino Memorial in Encinitas, California, where family members will receive visitors on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 3-6 pm. A funeral mass will be held at the San Fernando Mission Church on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 12 noon, followed by interment at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family members respectfully request a donation in Gil's name to: Rancho Humane Society at www.sdpets.org. For more infomation contact Gil Jr. at 858-519-2235.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2016
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