Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Estrada, 88, the son of Ignacio and Soledad Estrada passed away Friday, Dec.
22, 2006, in Grandview.
He was born
Sept. 11, 1918.
He liked to
see all of his family together enjoying life. The best advice he had for his
children was to live happily and live together as supportive members of a
family. He was a respectful Christian, his last words before communion were, “I
am a Christian, and I am very close to God.” His most common words to his
family were the peace of Christ, to accept God’s will, and to respect each
other. His favorite song was “El Muchacho Alegre” (The happy young man).
survived by his three brothers, Clemente and his wife, Enedina Estrada, from
Colima, Mexico; Antonio Estrada from Sunnyside, Jose and his wife, Merced
Estrada, from Colima, Mexico; his three daughters, Soledad and her husband,
Julian Mendez, from California (two sons), and Carmen and her husband, Leobardo
Carrillo, from Coalcoman, Mexico (four children); and Maria Angelita Estrada,
from Sunnyside (one daughter); and his five sons, Samuel and his wife, Estela
Estrada, from Grandview (seven children), Trinidad and his wife, Olivia
Estrada, from Sunnyside (five children), Audel and Catalina Estrada, from
Sunnyside, (two children), Belisario Estrada, from Sunnyside, (two sons), and
Israel and his wife, Felicitas Estrada, from Sunnyside, (five children).
was preceded by his wife, Maria Niño (January 1998), their son, Salvador
Estrada (August 2005), who was married to Maria Custodia (five children);
daughter, Angelita Maria Estrada (1944), sons, Jesus and Jose Estrada (1948),
daughter, Maria Estrada (1952), his brother, Ignacio, who was married to Petra
Estrada, and his sister-in-law, Zenaida and her husband, David Contreras, from
Viewing will be held Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, until 8 p.m. with
Recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. at the Sunnyside Chapel of Valley Hills
Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Dec. 27,
2006, at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sunnyside, with burial to
follow in Lower Valley Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to