Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Pablo B. Chavez, 79, of Seeley, who died Monday in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Centro with the Rev. Jaime Escobedo officiating.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.
Mr. Chavez was born Jan. 15, 1922, in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico. He was raised in Zacatecas and came to the Imperial Valley in 1945.
Mr. Chavez worked in agriculture for various companies since 1945, employed the most by Alex Abatti as a tractor driver.
Survivors include his wife, Beatriz Chavez of Seeley; children, Lupe Chavez of Riverside, Sofia Topete, Pablo Chavez Jr. and Maria Antonia Reyes, all of Seeley, and Danny Chavez of El Centro; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.