Abel B. Zuniga Jr., 53, of Prosser died Friday, April 15, 2005, at his home.

He was born Aug. 11, 1951 in Sunnyside to Abel M. Zuniga Sr. and Basilia (Campos) Zuniga. He was raised and educated in Prosser. He worked for Mountain States Construction, Valley Cabinet and as a flagger for traffic control. Illness forced him to retire from Hanford, where he worked as a laborer.

He is survived by two sons, Chris Zuniga and Nicholas Zuniga of Prosser; step-son, Tracy Janshen of Kennewick; sisters, Betty A. Trevino of Grandview, Maria Estella Urbina of Sunnyside and Dora Almieda of Sunnyside; seven grandchildren; and his former wife, Donna Baker of Grandview.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Prosser Funeral Home. Memorials contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.


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