Eluteria S. Juarez, 82, a longtime Valley resident, passed away Friday, May 18, 2007, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Sunnyside.

She was born April 18, 1925, in Asherton, Texas to Jose and Severa Salinas. On April 28, 1945, Eluteria married Primitivo Juarez in Forsyth, Mont.

Eluteria enjoyed sewing, baking and spending time with family.

She was a member of the Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus Church.

She is survived by her husband, Primitivo Juarez; fours sons, Hector Juarez and wife, Maria, and Joel Juarez and wife, Nina, all of Everett,

Ruben Juarez and wife, Elodia, of Fresno, Calif., Carlos Juarez of Oceanside, Calif.; two daughters, Rosa Espinoza and husband, Abelino, of Fresno, and Blanca Alvarez and husband, Jesse, of Sunnyside; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Reynaldo Salinas, Eberto Salinas and Alejandro Salinas; and two sisters, Gregoria Ortiz and Elizabeth Maes.

Eluteria was preceded in death by her parents; two infant sons, Roberto and Abner Juarez; two brothers, Adalberto Salinas and Nate Balderas; one sister, Mary Ruiz; two great-granddaughters, Eva Falcon and Sapphire Jade Jalifi.

Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, May 24, 2007, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 25, 2007, at 11 a.m. at the Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus. Burial will follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside.


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