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 Irene <I>Soria</I> Arriaga

Irene Soria Arriaga

Ario de Rosales, Ario Municipality, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico
Death 12 Oct 2015 (aged 79)
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Burial Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Memorial ID 153869437 · View Source
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Irene Soria Arriaga, 79, of Sacramento, passed away on October 12, 2015 in Sacramento; CA. 

She was born on October 17, 1935 to Gregorio Soria and Guadalupe Pedraza in Urapa, Ario de Rosales, Michoacán, Mexico. She married David Arriaga on February 10, 1955. In 1976, she emigrated from Mexico in search of a better life for her ten children. To provide for her children, she worked as a farm worker, a dishwasher, and a caregiver. She always valued honest hard work, a virtue she instilled upon her children. On September 25, 1996, she proudly became an American citizen. 

Irene is survived by her spouse David Arriaga, three daughters, Carmen Alcala, Eva Cadena, Isabel Arriaga; sons, Amado Arriaga, Artemio Arriaga, Martin Arriaga, Alfredo Arriaga, Benjamin Arriaga, Dr. Gregorio Arriaga, and Father Joaquin Arriaga; 27 grandchildren and one great grandchild. 

She was preceded in death by infant son Martin (the first), father, Gregorio Soria and mother, Guadalupe Pedraza. Also preceded in death, by brothers Emigdio Soria and Baldomero Soria.

Visitation will be held at the East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary in Elk Grove, CA on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 5 pm to 8 pm; Rosary at 6 pm. 

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 11:00 am at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Elk Grove, CA.

Adapted from East Lawn Mortuary obituary




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