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 Petra Beatrice <I>Perez</I> Vidaurri-Radford

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Petra Beatrice Perez Vidaurri-Radford

  • Birth 2 Jun 1928 San Pablo, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Death Mar 2008 Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
  • Burial Clovis, Fresno County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 25649257

"When born to this world, we don't choose our lives or our parents but we choose to honor Gods law."

Petra Vidaurri-Radford was born to Pedro and Maria Perez. She had seven siblings, one being her male twin. All preceded her in death. Petra married Joe Vidaurri in Sanger, CA., at the age of 12. She and Joe shared 42 years of marriage and had ten children. After Joe's death, in 1982, she lived briefly with her daughter and son-in-law, Betty Liza and Howard Able and their family until she married Oscar Radford, DDS. He also preceded her in death, in 1986. Petra lived her remaining 22 years with her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lydia and Albert Sanchez and their family.

Petra was preceded in death by John Vidaurri; Lorenza Vidaurri; and Ray Vidaurri. She is survived by Nina Bowman-Sagonian of Shaver Lake, Richard Vidaurri of San Francisco, David and Becky Vidaurri of Clovis, Betty Liza and Howard Abel, Mary Lydia and Albert Sanchez, and Lynn and Tim Monahan, all of Fresno. She leaves behind 19 grandchildren, Ron of Italy, John Vidaurri of Missouri, Preston of Shaver, Jill White, Monica Morales and Melissa Sanchez of Fresno, Jessica and Josh Zerkle of Las Vegas, Rick Gallegos and his fiancée Sylvia of Madera, Shawn and his wife Paula, and Jasmine Hope; and brother, Trinity Vidaurri and Brandon; and sisters, Andrea Vidaurri, Shannon Walker and her husband Bryan, Corrine Able, and Amanda and Katie Manahan; and Special Zeno and ShyAnn Powell. And, 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation and a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at Clovis Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Clovis, Ca.

Published in the Fresno Bee on 3/30/2008.

[Petra is buried with her husband, Oscar. There is no separate head stone. The cemetery office has confirmed that this burial location is otherwise unmarked.]

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  • Created by: Row Walker
  • Added: 30 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25649257
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Petra Beatrice Perez Vidaurri-Radford (2 Jun 1928–Mar 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25649257, citing Clovis Cemetery, Clovis, Fresno County, California, USA ; Maintained by Row Walker (contributor 46489843) .