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|James Jim Butler - April 14, 2015|
On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 James "Jim" L. Butler peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family. He was 79.
James was born on May 1, 1935 in Oklahoma to his proud parents George and Iva Nina Butler.
James was a man of many wonderful traits. He was a long-time truck driver and loved the 4th of July with his family and friends. James also always enjoyed a good game of horseshoes.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife...
|Joe Esparza Silva - April 12, 2015|
Joe Esparza Silva, born September 27th 1928 went home to be with his Lord surrounded with love by his Family Sunday evening April 12th 2015. He was 86.
In his early years, Joe enlisted in the Army where he fought in the Korean War as well as being stationed in Germany. After being honorably discharged, Joe lived most of his adult life in Watsonville where he worked for Martinelli's Cider Co. then later embarked on a career as a Self-Employed...
|Martin A. Garcia - April 9, 2015|
On Thursday, April 9, 2015 Martin A. Garcia passed away at his home in Watsonville. At only 50 years young.
Martin was born on September 9, 1964 in Mexicali MX.
Martin will be remembered for his love of classic cars. In the late 80's Martin was the president of City Style car club. He was a mechanic for most of his life but most recently as he liked to call himself an "automotive technician specialist".
He is survived by his longtime partner...
|Maclovia Moran - April 6, 2015|
On Monday, April 6, 2015, a long-time resident of Watsonville, Maclovia Moran peacefully passed away surrounded by her family. She was 72.
Maclovia was born on February 2, 1943 in Jalisco Mexico to her proud parents Jesus Vasquez and Maria Magdaleno.
Maclovia's life was devoted to her family and their happiness. She enjoyed spending time with her 19 grandchildren, knitting, volunteering at church, camping, cooking and watching her beloved...
|Angelita Arredondo - April 5, 2015|
On Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015, Angelita Arredondo peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at Watsonville Community Hospital. She was 86.
Angelita 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. "You will forever be in our hearts and forever be missed. You're our guardian angel now, and we love you Nana."
|Lorraine Soto Mejia - April 5, 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, she cherished and loved spending quality time with her family and friends. They...
|Juana Retamoza - March 29, 2015|
Juana Retamoza, 86, passed away on March 29, 2015 surrounded by her family.
She was born on September 8, 1928 in Los Angeles to Encarnacion and Julian Gonzales.
She worked for Green Giant for 25 years and was an active Teamsters member. She loved to spend time with her family. Her hobbies included cooking, making crafts, shopping, and singing, going to casinos and traveling with family.
Juana is survived by her husband Rodrigo Retamoza,...
|Linda Mae Slusher - March 19, 2015|
Linda Slusher, 70, of Watsonville passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at home surrounded by her family.
She was born October 20, 1944 in Salinas. Linda was a machinist for 25 years for a local aluminum plant. Linda was an avid traveler. She loved to see new places, and her favorite place was Kaui, HI. She also loved spending time with her family and friends.
Linda is survived by her life partner Sam Nagai, son Michael Slusher and daughter...
|Dolores Lolis Alvarez - March 16, 2015|
Motherly to many, Dolores (Lolis) Alvarez, passed in the early morning on March 16, 2015, after a short battle with cancer. She was 51 years old.
Lolis was born in Mexico City on December 19, 1963. She came to the United States as a teenager, beautiful, hardworking and ready to make a better life with her siblings. She lived in Santa Cruz County for 38 years.
Lolis leaves: her four sons Emmanuel, Juandiego (Marcela), Luis...
|Grace A. Dehn - March 15, 2015|
On Sunday March 15, 2015, Grace A. Dehn, peacefully passed away in Watsonville, CA. She was 93 years old.
Grace was born on January 10, 1922 in North Dakota to her proud parents Paul and Emma Dehn. In the early 1940's Grace moved to Washington, where she lived most of her life, then moved to California in 2002, to be with her "little sister."
She enjoyed many things in life, but truly cherished her time as being an elementary school...
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