Roberto Rivera, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away June 20, 2021 at the age of 82. He was born October 14, 1938 in Nacozari. Roberto loved his Dodgers and enjoyed having family gatherings (BBQ) especially with all his grandchildren around. He was employed as a mechanic and operator with Cattleman's Feed & Milling for many years. Visitation for Roberto will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 27 at Hems Brothers Mortuary in Calexico. Mass will commence at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 28 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Calexico. Roberto is preceded in death by his son, Raul Rivera. Roberto is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sofia Rivera Araujo; son, Roberto Rivera (Alejandra); son, Gustavo Rivera (Claudia); daughter, Patricia Thornburg (Todd); son, David Rivera (Gabriela); and daughter, Erika Flores (Steve); loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Alicia Garcia, Elvia Teran, Gloria Monroy, Rosy Marquez and Lucila Rivera.
Published by Imperial Valley Press Online from Jul. 23 to Jul. 25, 2021.