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Ron Quesada


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Ron Quesada Obituary
RON QUESADA Romaldo "Ron" Quesada, 83, of Riverside, CA, passed away Friday, November 4, 2016. He was born in Bryn Mawr, CA on February 7, 1933. He graduated from Redlands High School in 1951. He played on the championship football team and was also state wresting champ. He played football at Riverside City College and made All Conference Honors. He served in the U.S. Army at Letterman Army Hospital in San Francisco, CA. He was most proud of his accomplishment when selected as Riverside's first Community Relations Coordinator and as director of Villegas Park, Casa Blanca CA. He also worked in International Relations as president for two years and helped establish Ensenada/Riverside Sister City Program. He was involved in such programs as Riverside Police Boxing Club, Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Riverside Charro Association, Community Planning Council, and helped in founding the Jr. Tackle Football and Court Referral Work Program. He was a 15 year parishioner at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Riverside and a 40 year parishioner at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. He loved his rosary group at OLPH Catholic Church. He prayed the rosary daily while walking every morning. Being a grandpa was one of his greatest joys. Married to Sally Herrera in 1955, later divorced. Together they share 8 children: Tinker (Diane), Paul (Terri), Susie Driller (Gianni), Sandy Staley (Rich), Sara, Mark (Shawnee), Sylvia Dedmon (Larry) and Matthew. He had 31 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. Rosary: Tuesday 11/15/16 at 10:30 a.m. with Mass at 11 a.m., both held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Riverside. Graveside service will follow Mass at 1:00 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com


Published in Press-Enterprise from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2016
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