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Angelita Arredondo

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Angelita Arredondo died peacefully surrounded by her family at Watsonville Community Hospital on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015. She was 86.
Mrs. Arredondo loved to garden, play the loteria, watch Luchas and enjoyed shopping. Most importantly she cherished spending time with her grandchildren, who truly meant the world to her.
She was preceded in death
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James ‘Jim’ L. Butler

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- James "Jim" L. Butler died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. He was 79.
Mr. Butler was born on May 1, 1935 in Oklahoma to George and Iva Nina Butler. He was a man of many wonderful traits. He was a long-time truck driver and loved the 4th of July
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Martin Garcia

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Martin A. Garcia died at his home in Watsonville on Thursday, April 9, 2015. He was 50.
Mr. Garcia was born on Sept. 9, 1964 in Mexicali Mexico. He will be remembered for his love of classic cars. In the late ‘80s Mr. Garcia was the president of City Style car club. He was a mechanic
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Harlan Guy

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
WILTON -- Harlan Hamilton Guy of Wilton, Calif. died with his wife Elisa at his side on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. He was 88.
Born Aug. 14, 1926, to Creighton and Edith (Hamilton) Guy in Moscow, Idaho. He graduated Moscow high school class of ‘43 lettering both in basketball and baseball. He served in the U.S Navy Seabees
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Wanda Moe

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
FREEDOM -- Wanda Easley Moe died peacefully at her home in Freedom with her daughter, Linda, by her side on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. She was 84. 
A native of Cassville, Miss., she lived in the Watsonville area for two years. She had a wide and varying career. Mrs. Moe had been a waitress, bookkeeper, foster mother, certified nursing
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Joe Esparza Silva

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Joe Esparza Silva died on Sunday, April 12, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was 86.
Mr. Silva was born on Sept. 27, 1928. In his early years, he enlisted in the Army where he fought in the Korean War as well as being stationed in Germany. After being honorably discharged, he lived most of his
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Juan Vera Vega

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Juan Gabriel Vera Vega died on Monday, April 13, 2015 at a local hospital. He was 41.
  Mr. Vera Vega was born to Alfredo Vera and Maria de Jesus Vega on April 11, 1974 in Michoacán, Mexico. He resided in this community for at least 18 years and was a hard worker who was employed by J.E.
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Jeffrey Cruse

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 15th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Jeff Alan Cruse, resident of Watsonville, a well-known and respected local guitarist, died on Friday, April 10, 2015, following complications from long-standing health problems. He was 55.
He touched many hearts and made numerous friends through his music, his great sense of humor and his willingness to be of help to others. He had a deep
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Lorraine (Soto) Mejia

Posted: Monday, Apr 13th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Lorraine (Soto) Mejia died peacefully surrounded by her family at Watsonville Community Hospital on Sunday, April 5, 2015. She was 76.
Mrs. Mejia was a woman of many wonderful traits. She worked in the cannery for over 38 years and lived in Watsonville her whole life. She enjoyed taking care of her garden, birds and dogs.
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Roy Nicholas Keiderling

Posted: Monday, Apr 13th, 2015
Roy Nicholas Keiderling passed away peacefully in his sleep after a recent stroke. Roy was born March 2, 1917 in Waterloo, Iowa to Nicholas C. and Marie M. Keiderling and spent much of his life living in Waterloo and the nearby area. He was the oldest son in a family of thirteen children and learned responsibility and initiative at an
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Richard D. Peterson

Posted: Monday, Apr 13th, 2015
Born January 5, 1930 in Modesto, California.
Dick passed peacefully at home on April 9.
Richard (Dick) Peterson served in the U.S. Navy, graduated from San Jose State University, raised 3 sons, and retired in 1995 in Watsonville, California, after a successful sales career with Sears. He was predeceased by his oldest son, John D. Peterson, and is survived
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Manuela Mares Martinez

Posted: Friday, Apr 10th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Manuela Mares Martinez died on Friday, April 10, 2015 in Watsonville. She was 86.
She was born to Ricardo Martinez and Andrea Mares in Kansas City, Kan. on Jan. 19, 1929. Her family moved to Texas and finally to Watsonville. She worked in local canneries for 20 years and eventually was a homemaker.
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Amelia Carmona de Rocha

Posted: Friday, Apr 10th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Amelia Carmona de Rocha died peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. She was 74.
She was born to Juan Carmona and Petra Rodriguez at Guanajuato, Mexico on Oct. 6, 1940. She lived in this community over 15 years. She took pride being a home maker and enjoyed cooking for her large family.
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Lorraine (Soto) Mejia

Posted: Friday, Apr 10th, 2015
On Sunday, April 5, 2015, Lorraine (Soto) Mejia peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at Watsonville Community Hospital. She was 76 years old.
Lorraine was a woman of many wonderful traits. She worked in the cannery for over 38 years and lived in Watsonville her whole life. Lorraine enjoyed taking care of her garden, birds and dogs. Most importantly,
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Juan Cornejo

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 8th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Juan Cornejo died at his home on Monday, April 6, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was 89.
  Mr. Cornejo was born in Jalisco, Mexico and moved to Watsonville 64 years ago. He worked at the S. Martinelli and Company for nearly 40 years. He attended St. Patrick's Church and Our Lady of the Assumption. He also
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Maclovia Moran

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 8th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Maclovia Moran, a long-time resident of Watsonville, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, April 6, 2015. She was 72.

Mrs. Moran was born on Feb. 2, 1943 in Jalisco, Mexico to Jesus Vasquez and Maria Magdaleno. Her life was devoted to her family and their happiness. She enjoyed spending time with her 19
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Rogelio Ruiz

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 8th, 2015
Rogelio Ruiz died unexpectedly in Mexico on February 4, 2015 while visiting family. Rogelio was  born to Trinidad Ruiz and Juana Rios in Guanajuato, Mexico on Dec. 18, 1950.  He was a resident of Watsonville for over 45 years.
He was very easygoing and had a great sense of humor. He made friends wherever he went. He leaves behind, his wife of 39 years,
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Peter Allan Gray

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 7th, 2015
Peter Allan Gray died in Bend, Oregon on March 5, 2015, following a long illness. He was born in El Salvador, Central America in 1938, to British parents, Cyril and Elizabeth Gray, where his father was a Bank of London employee. The family later lived in Guatemala where his father managed the Bank in Guatemala City.
Gray attended elementary school
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Rafael Toribio Galvez

Posted: Monday, Apr 6th, 2015
WATSONVILLE -- Rafael Toribio Galvez died at his Watsonville home surrounded by his family on Friday, April 3, 2015. He was 78.
Mr. Toribio Galvez was born to Luis Toribio and Socorro Galvez at Michoacán, Mexico on Oct. 2, 1936. He was a resident of this community over 30 years, and was a hard worker providing for his family.
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Robert Ramirez

Posted: Monday, Apr 6th, 2015
SALINAS -- Robert Ramirez died on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Salinas. He was 51.
Mr. Ramirez was born on Feb. 16, 1964 to Trinidad SR. and Augustina Ramirez. He was very easygoing and had a great sense of humor. He made friends wherever he went. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan, San Francisco Giants, Chicago
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