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Paulina S. Garcia

April 06, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Paulina S. Garcia, 69, of El Centro, who died Wednesday in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Centro. The Rev. Jaime Escobedo will officiate.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mrs. Garcia was born June 26, 1931, in Fillmore and attended schools there. She lived in the Imperial Valley for the past 55 years and was a homemaker.

She and her husband, Pablo Garcia, would have celebrated their golden wedding anniversary next year. Her children, husband, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her main interest in life, according to family.

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She was preceded in death by her sons Paul Garcia in 1998 and Gilbert Garcia in 1999.

Survivors include her husband, Pablo Garcia of El Centro; daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Venancio Galindo of El Centro and Grace and Angel Rascón of Cathedral City; sons, Pete Garcia of San Diego and Tony, Alfredo, David and George Garcia, all of El Centro; son and daughter-in-law, Henry and Rosario Garcia of Indio; daughter-in-law, Laura Byram Garcia of El Centro; mother, Francisca Herrera of Mexicali; brother and sister-in-law, Velino and Irma "Julie" Herrera of Calexico; brother, Neftali Herrera of Mexicali; sister, Guadalupe Veliz of Calexico; and 25 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Jazlyn Garcia and Angel Mota.

MARIA GUADALUPE ROWBARTS

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Maria Guadalupe Rowbarts, 88, of Calexico, who died Monday in Hemet Valley Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico with the Rev. Gerardo Fernandez officiating.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mrs. Rowbarts was born in Nayarit, Sonora, Mexico, and was raised there. She came to the United States in the late 1940s and settled in Calexico. She married Jack Rowbarts in Mexico in 1953.

Mrs. Rowbarts worked as a nurse at a home care center and then as director of a senior citizens center for the Economic Opportunity Commission for 16 years. She retired in 1978.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Rowbarts, in 1992; and daughter Lupe Barron on April 26, 1997.

Survivors include her daughter, Maria Teresa Barron of Hemet; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

ALMA DICKEY

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro for Alma Dickey, 81, of Sacramento, a former El Centro resident who died Saturday in Florin Healthcare Convalescent Hospital in Sacramento. The Rev. Dan Jarrell of Western Avenue Baptist Church of Brawley.

Mrs. Dickey was born on May 30, 1919, in Oklahoma. She married Andrew Dickey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Dickey, in 1975.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Alvin and Corkey Dickey of Sacramento.

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