As of Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Francisco Mendez, 61, of Sunnyside died on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Yakima.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Mendez of Sunnyside; his children, Celia Meza of Prosser and Francisco Mendez Jr. of Portland, Ore.; his siblings, Concha Pina, Ismael Mendez, Pedro Mendez Jr., Irma Salazar, Neomi Camacho, Hector Mendez, Beto Mendez, Maria Elena Mendez and Elius Mendez; and five grandchildren.
Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, from 3 to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside.
Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.