Richard D. Seanez

May 19, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley for Richard D. Seanez, 56, of Brawley who died Wednesday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

The cause of death is under investigation.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in El Redentor Assembly of God in Brawley. The Rev. Mike Neciuk will officiate.

Burial will be private.

Mr. Seanez was born June 4, 1944, in Brawley.

He married Christina Navor on Sept. 22, 1964, and moved to Los Angeles.

Mr. Seanez and family returned to the Imperial Valley in 1983. He was employed by Holly Sugar for several years.

He was a member of El Redentor Assembly of God. He enjoyed participating in church activities and services, according to family.


He was preceded in death by his brothers Johnny, Henry and Joe Seanez.

Survivors include daughters, Irene Perez and Olivia Seanez, both of Brawley; sons, Richard B. Seanez of Los Angeles and Danny Seanez of Brawley; mother, Lillian Seanez of Brawley; brothers, Paul, Rudy and Ruben Seanez, all of Brawley; sisters, Josephine Sigala, Petra Ramirez and Rachel S. Adame, all of Brawley, Rosie Herrera of San Bernardino, Tillie Chown of Monterey and Cruz Dominguez of South Gate; 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for George B. Lugo, 78, of El Centro, who died Thursday in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Centro. The Rev. Jaime Escobedo will officiate.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.

Mr. Lugo was born in Hidalgo, Districto Federal, Mexico on March 31, 1923. He attended schools in Districto Federal.

Mr. Lugo married Margarita Lopez in 1949.

Mr. Lugo was the secretary of tourism under Gov. Braulio Maldonado in the early 1950s. He later became the head chief of the judicial police in Tijuana.

In 1960 he immigrated to the United States with his family and worked as a television technician. He later worked at Sears as a supervisor in the electronics department and retired in 1976.

Following his retirement, Mr. Lugo worked part time as a security guard for San Diego State University until the late 1980s.

He loved working with electronic devices and volunteered his time as a reserve deputy sheriff for Imperial County.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Margarita Lugo, on Oct. 9, 1997.

Survivors include his daughters and husbands, Norah and Leonardo Sanchez of El Centro and Aracely and Gustavo Alvarez of Imperial; sons and wives, George and Norma Lugo of El Centro and Gus and Deborah Lugo of El Cajon; brother, Alfredo Lugo of Mexicali; sisters, Martha Flores and Georgina Vasquez, both of Mexicali; eight grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.


Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Ocotillo Bible Church for Roger Johnson, 54, of Ocotillo, who died of a liver disorder May 7 in his home. The Rev. Tim Doyle will officiate.

Mr. Johnson served in the U.S. Navy for four years and fought during the Vietnam War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Linda Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Johnson of Ocotillo; sisters, Linda Thurman of Boulevard, Kathy Johnson of Alpine, Armida Valadez of El Centro and Virginia Mancha of El Paso, Texas; aunts Carol H Huntington of Ocotillo and Nancy Jo Smith of Springfield, Mo.; nieces, Trinity Hamilton of Mohave Valley, Ariz., Monica Guzman of San Diego and Cindy Valadez of El Centro; and nephew, Tim Vasquez of San Diego.

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