Melquiades M. Godinez, 80, of Prosser died on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, in Prosser.
He was born Dec. 29, 1929 in Michoacan, Mexico.
He is survived by his wife, Josefina Godinez; seven daughters, Adela Gutierrez, Carolina Ramirez, Alicia Ambriz, Arcelia Godinez, Ofeliz Godinez and Carmen Godinez; six sons, Miguel Godinez, Francisco Godinez, Trinidad Godinez, Pablo Godinez, Jesus Godinez and David Godinez; and two sisters, Guadalupe Carrasco and Luisa Godinez.
Viewing will be held today, Nov. 8, 2010, from noon to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with Rosary to be held at 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. Services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside with burial to follow at Wapato Memorial Park Cemetery.
Valley Hills Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.