Alfonso Alvarez, Sr., 80, of Grandview, passed away March 11, 2004, at Grandview Health Care Center.

Alfonso was born July 10, 1923 in Blackwell, Okla. and was a Navy World War II veteran. He worked for 35 years at Inland Steel Mill Corp. in Chicago, Ind. He retired in 1976 and moved to Mabton to enjoy his life with his sons, David and Alfonso Jr., along with his loving wife, Soledad. Alfonso was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness.

He is survived by his loving wife, Soledad Alvarez; two sons, David and Alfonso Alvarez Jr.; two grandchildren; a sister, Connie Flores of Denver, Colo.; and one brother, Ruben Hernandez of Lincoln, Neb.

Vigil services will be held today, Monday, March 15, 2004, at 7 p.m. at Sunnyside Chapel of Valley Hills Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at 1 p.m. at Sunnyside Chapel of Valley Hills Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.


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