|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1920|
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2009|
Jesus C. (Indio) Huerta, 88, of Mesa passed away peacefully at his residence on January 31, 2009.
He was born in Virden, New Mexico August 16, 1920.
In his early years Jesus lived in Lordsburg, New Mexico and later moved to Arizona. Jesus joined the US Army in 1942. Jesus loved the outdoors and his favorite past times were fishing and camping with his family, and traveling with his wife.
He married Mercy Zavala in 1941 (* note: according to gravestone, they married on December 9, 1940) and moved to Miami, AZ where he worked in the copper mines for 25 years. In 1958 they moved to Mesa where he worked and retired as a construction pipe layer.
Jesus is preceded in death by his daughters: Magdalena and Dora.
He is survived by his wife, Mercy; son, Frank Huerta; daughters: Elvira Munoz, Mary Sezate, Susan Figueroa, Virginia Haro, Sylvia Vasquez, Dolores Macias, Eleanor Huerta, Lillian Gutierrez, Cynthia Huerta, and Molly Rhoades; 44 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, and 24 great-great grandchildren.
Services will be held on Thursday February 5, 2009 at 7:00 PM with a viewing at 6:00 PM at Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. Macdonald in Mesa. Mass will be held on Friday February 6, 2009 at 10:00 AM at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 141 N. Macdonald in Mesa. Interment will follow at the City of Mesa Cemetery. Sign the Guest Book at eastvalleytribune.com
Amelia Huerta Rhoades (1965 - 2011)*
Queen of Heaven Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 04, 2013
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