Sergio E. Cruz, 26, of Mabton passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle.

Sergio was born Oct. 8, 1982 in Lídice Gro, Mexico, the son of Agustin and Celia (Cruz) Enriquez.

Sergio received his education in Mabton, graduating with the class of 2002.

Sergio worked as a supervisor for Columbia River Seed Company from 2004 to 2009.

He attended Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Mabton.

He cherished time spent with family and friends.

Sergio's hobbies were basketball, soccer, football and listening to music while driving in his green 1996 Honda Civic.

He is survived by his parents, Agustin and Celia Enriquez, of Mabton; his siblings, Agustin Enriquez Jr., Debbie Enriquez, Briseida Enriquez, Leticia Enriquez and Adrian Enriquez, all of Mabton; one brother-in-law, Andrew Torres of Mabton; numerous aunts and uncles; one niece, Kiara Torres of Mabton; one nephew, Anthony Torres of Mabton; and many friends.

Viewing and visitation will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2009, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 17, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Concepcion Catholic Church in Mabton with burial to follow at Mabton Cemetery.

Those wishing to sign Sergio's online memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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