|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1926|
San Bernardino County
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2011|
FERMIN R. RIOS 1926 ~ 2011 Fermin R. Rios, 85, a San Jacinto, resident, lived most of his life in Santa Ana, CA, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011 at Hemet Valley Medical Center.
He was born on January 22, 1926 in Redlands, CA. As a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps during WWII assigned to D Company, 2nd Battalion, 28th, 5th Marine Division, he was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Raquel J. Rios; sons Ernie M. Rios Sr. (Martha); Harvey M. Rios, Sr. (Naomi); step-children, Rosie Hardin (Clyde); Oscar Sanchez; 5 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; and sister, Jenny Zamaro (Alfonso).
Friends may visit from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 with Vigil starting at 6:30pm at Acheson & Graham, 7944 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at St. Catherine's Catholic Church followed by Military Honor Service at Riverside National Cemetery, staging #4.
Published in Press-Enterprise on July 3, 2011
Riverside National Cemetery
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Jul 03, 2011
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