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Carmen Peņa
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1936
Durango, Mexico
Death: Oct. 15, 2011
Yuma County
Arizona, USA

age: 75 yrs 2 mos 29 days

Carmen Peņa, 75, went home to her heavenly father Saturday, October 15, 2011 after a two year battle with Amyloidosis. She was born in Las Coloradas, Durango, Mexico, on July 16, 1936.

She retired from Sunkist of Yuma where she worked for over 30 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and graduated from Secretary School in San Luis R.C.

She deeply enjoyed her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was famous for her beans and rice. She was a wonderful mother and raised all of her children by her self. She was always there to help her family and friends when they needed her. She was deeply loved by all of her family and she will be truly missed.

Carmen is survived by her mother, Cruz Leon Glen; sons, Jesse Gurrola, Peter Gurrola and Danny (Janine) Gurrola; daughter, Angie (Arnold) De Herrera; daughter-in-law, Barbara Gurrola-Rose; grandchildren, Jesse T. Gurrola, Michael R. Gurrola, Tiffany Gurrola, Taylor Gurrola, Daniel Gurrola Jr., Christopher De Herrera, Joey De Herrera, Jonathan De Herrera, Matthew De Herrera, Marcus Gurrola, Alec Gurrola and Kyla Orozco.

She was preceded in death by her father, Hector Peņa; son, Francisco Gurrola.

Services will be held Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at Desert Valley Mortuary with a service at 7:00 P.M. by Deacon Antonio Gomez and father, Javier Perez from Immaculate Conception Church. She will have a private cremation.

Pallbearers will be Jesse T. Gurrola, Christopher De Herrera, Michael Gurrola and Joey De Herrera.

Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Gurrola Jr., Jonathan De Herrera and Marcus Gurrola.

Published in The Yuma Sun
on October 18, 2011
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Oct 16, 2011
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Carmen Peņa
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