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|Julian Ortiz Gomez Ortiz - April 28, 2015|
On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Julian Ortiz Gomez passed away peacefully at his home in Watsonville surrounded by his loving family. He was 72.
Mr. Ortiz was born on September 2, 1942 in Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico. Julian married Socorro Maria Ortiz (deceased) and had three beautiful children. Julian moved to Watsonville in 1986. He met his loving partner, Lucy Torres, in 2000. Julian was a hard worker who had many friends. He loved dancing,...
|Helen Jordan Terrell - April 24, 2015|
Our mother, Helen, left us peacefully after a brief battle with cancer to go to her reward on April 24.
She was the last of her generation, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to all. Her admirable life taught us all what true love, faith and strength can do as she gracefully lived her life.
She was born September 20, 1918 in Portland Oregon.
She was predeceased by her loving husband Rev. Olan Terrell, all her...
|Alan Mark Friedman - April 20, 2015|
Alan Mark Friedman, lead singer for the Duo Brothers and prominent therapist with the County of Santa Cruz, passed away peacefully in the loving embrace of his wife and children on Monday, Apr. 20, 2015. As a musician, free-thinker, family member, and friend, Alan found his own path and helped many others, particularly young people, find theirs. Some of his last words were song lyrics: Come together. All you need is love. He was 54 years old.
|Edward Phillip Ingram - April 19, 2015|
May 9, 1930 – April 19, 2015
Longtime Aptos resident, Ed Ingram, passed away quietly at his Seacliff home Sunday April 19, 2015. He was 84 years old.
Ed was born in San Jose, California to Geraldine and Joseph Ingram. Ed was an exceptional student and multi-sport athlete throughout his school years. Some of his athletic records from Lincoln High, class of 1948, are rumored to still hold today. He earned a full ride College scholarship in two...
|Margarita Escareño Espindola - April 16, 2015|
On Thursday, April 16, 2015 Margarita Escareño Espindola peacefully passed away surrounded by her family at her residence. She was 74.
She was born on April 20, 1940 in Coalcoman Michoacán, Mexico to her proud parents Jose Espindola and Dolores Sanchez.
Margarita loved to garden, the vibrant and colorful flowers in her garden were a direct reflection of her beautiful heart. Margarita also had a very generous heart and found genuine...
|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."
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