Anita Mendez Cisneros, 88, of Grandview passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at her home.

She was born July 6, 1921 in San Antonio, Texas to Juan Gutierez Mendez and Guadalupe Vargas Mendez.

She received her education in Texas.

On July 14, 1936 she married Pedro Cisneros in San Antonio.

She is survived by her children, Maria Beato of Arizona, Pedro Cisneros Jr. of Arlington, Jose Cisneros of Seattle, Lucia Felan and Rebeca Alonzo, both of Grandview; 17 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro Cisneros Sr.

At her request there will be no formal funeral services. Inurnment will be at Zillah Cemetery.

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge or arrangements.


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