Amalia Carrasco, 90, of Prosser passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Prosser Memorial Transitional & Long-Term Care.

She was born Dec. 13, 1919 in Las Cebollas, Michoacan, Mexico to Florencio Mendoza and Maria DeJesus Lucatero.

She married Ignacio Carrasco in Mexico. They lived in Michoacan until 1977, when they came to Washington state. They lived in Granger and Prosser. They worked in the agricultural industry, primarily with apples, cherries and grapes.

She is survived by five sons, Ignacio Carrasco of Prosser, Antonio Carrasco of Sunnyside, Francisco Carrasco of Benton City, Pedro Carrasco of Toppenish and Ramon Carrasco of Mesa, Ariz.; two daughters, Adela Carrasco of Sunnyside and Consuelo Carrasco of Yakima; numerous grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ignacio Carrasco; and her parents.

Viewing will be held today, May 26, 2010, from 1 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 27, 2010, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at Prosser Funeral Home, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Church, at 11 a.m. in Prosser, with burial to follow at the Prosser Cemetery.

Prosser Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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