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Francisco Camillo

July 06, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Francisco Camillo, 95, of Brawley, who died Tuesday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Brawley. The Rev. Roque Vano will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mr. Camillo was born on May 5, 1906, in Argao, Cebu, Philippines. He came by ship to the United States in 1922, working throughout the country in farm labor.

Mr. Camillo moved to the Imperial Valley in the 1940s and married Carmen Zorilla in Calipatria on Aug. 10, 1972.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Z. Camillo, in May 1996; and daughter Ester C. Deguzman in June 1993.


Survivors include his sons, Filemon, Eddie, Tony, Richard, and Albert Camillo, all of Brawley, and Raul Camillo of Santa Ana; daughter, Josephine C. Calsada of Chula Vista; 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.


Memorial services were June 19 in St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall, Mo., for Eulah Kathryn Wittman, 85, of Marshall, a former El Centro resident who died June 14 in Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. The Rev. Kevin Gormley officiated.

Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Clifton City, Mo.

Mrs. Wittman was born March 31, 1916, in Chamois, Mo. She was the daughter of Michael and Bertha Lock Paulin.

She married John J. Wittman, on March 13, 1946. The Wittmans lived in El Centro for 28 years before relocating to Marshall in 1974. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Wittman was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, El Centro Community Hospital auxiliary and was active in the Marshall senior center.

She was preceded in death by her two sisters.

Survivors include her husband, John J. Wittman of Marshall; sister, Mamie Paulin of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials to St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall or St. Joseph Cemetery Association in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.


Memorial services will be at noon Saturday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Blythe for Edward Chavez Sr., 55, of Blythe, who died Tuesday in Palo Verde.

His family will officiate.

Burial will be private in Riverside National Cemetery.

Mr. Chavez was born Dec. 11, 1945, in Long Beach. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and worked as a queeze operator for Dairyland Co. for 25 years.

Mr. Chavez was a longtime Imperial Valley resident and lived in the Blythe area for the past four years.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Sue Chavez of Blythe; daughter, Kristina Chavez of Blythe; son, Edward Chavez Jr. of Yucaipa; step-daughter, Kendra Sutton of Blythe; step-sons, Lance Sutton of Blythe and Cy and Joey Neveready, both of Rialto; and three sisters and five brothers, all of Northern California.

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