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OBITS: October 23, 2001

October 23, 2001

VIRGINIA G. FELIX

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Virginia G. Felix, 73, of Calexico, who died Friday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley. A memorial prayer service and rosary will be at 7 p.m.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mrs. Felix was born July 21, 1928, in Shafter. She married Bruno L. Felix in Yuma in 1954. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruno L. Felix, in 1992; and daughter, Mimi Felix, on Jan. 25, 1998.

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Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Yolanda and Mario Saenz of Maywood, Maria D. and Jorge Salazar of Calexico and Vicky and Hector Coronel of El Centro; sons and daughters-in-law, Oscar and Maria A. Felix of Calexico and Victor and Norma Felix of West Covina; sons, Richard Felix of Imperial and Robert Garcia of Mexicali; sister, Enriqueta Gutierrez of Mexicali; and 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

RUTILIO O. ORTA

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight in The Door Christian Fellowship in El Centro for Rutilio O. Orta, 75, of Heber, who died Friday in the church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in The Door Christian Fellowship in El Centro with the Rev. Thomas Alvarez officiating.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Orta was born Jan. 27, 1926, in Juchipila, Zacatecas, Mexico. He came to California in 1957, first settling in Venice Beach. where he lived for 14 years and worked as a janitor.

He married Vicenta Marquez in Mexico on April 13, 1950.

Mr. Orta moved to Heber in 1971, where he worked as a gardener.

Survivors include his wife, Vicenta Orta of Heber; sons and daughters-in-law, Santiago and Erlinda Orta and Mario and Minerva Orta, all of Heber; son, Juan Orta of Heber; daughters and sons-in-law, Carmen and Israel Avila of Temecula, Rosa Maria and Mauricio Magallanes of Calexico and Marielena and Jesus Nuñez of El Centro; and 15 grandchildren.

EDMUNDO

ESQUER-BARE--O

Memorial services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico for Edmundo Esquer-Bareño, 73, of Calexico, who died Oct. 2 in Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. The Rev. Gerardo Fernandez will officiate.

His remains will be buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma.

Mr. Esquer-Bareño was born June 16, 1928, in Calexico. He joined the U.S. Army, earning an honorable discharge.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Federico Guillermo.

Survivors include his brothers, Victor Manuel and Jorge Alberto "Beto" Esquer-Bareño; sister, Lita Bareño-Velandia; 12 nieces and nephews and 16 grandnephews and grandnieces.

The family suggests memorials be sent to the Veterans Fund of Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma.

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