Irene Arevalo, 99, of Prosser died on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, in Prosser.

She was born Oct. 20, 1910 in Mexico, the daughter of Vicente and Roza (Castilleja) Colchado.

She received her early education in Edinburg, Texas.

On May 25, 1928 she married Dolorez Arevalo.

She is survived by her children, Alejandro (Otila) Arevalo and Reymundo (Paula) Arevalo, all of Sunnyside, Zenaida (Rodolfo) Perez and Oralia Arevalo, all of Moses Lake, Macrina (Chuck) Garvin of Spokane, Odilia (Alex) Rodriguez, Ismael (Elda) Arevalo and Israel (Esmeralda) Arevalo, all of Grandview and Gilberto (Neda) Arevalo of Prosser; 30 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Rodolfo Arevalo; a grandson; a granddaughter; four sisters; and two brothers.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 15, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.

Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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