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DEATHS: January 25, 2002

January 25, 2002

DONNA LYNN

MENASCO-ANGUS

No services are planned for Donna Lynn Menasco-Angus, 37, of Niland, who died in a traffic accident Monday in Niland.

Burial will be under private family disposition.

Mrs. Menasco-Angus was born March 19, 1964, in Anaheim and was raised in Norwalk.

She moved to Florida with her family as a young girl and resided there for many years. She married Owen Angus in Laughlin, Nev., on May 31, 1998.

Mrs. Menasco-Angus enjoyed fishing, traveling and visiting many parts of the United States. She loved helping people, was an artist and enjoyed writing short stories and drawing, according to family.

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She was preceded in death by her father, James M. Menasco.

Survivors include her husband, Owen Angus of Niland; mother, Dorothy Johnson of Valdosta, Ga.; and brothers, Steve and Richard Menasco, both of Florida.

JOSEFINA CORREA

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Josefina Correa, 76, of Victorville, who died Tuesday in Victor Valley Hospital. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Brawley. The Rev. Jorge Moreno will officiate.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mrs. Correa was born on May 10, 1925, in Tepechitlan, Zacatecas, Mexico, and came with her family to the United States in 1927, where her father worked for a railroad company. She lived in various places in the western part of the country.

She married Abel Correa in 1944. The Correas resided in Calipatria and San Jose from 1973 to 1982 and worked in canneries in San Jose during that time.

After the death of her husband in 1981, Mrs. Correa retired and moved to Victorville. She loved to garden and grow flowers, according to family.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Walfred and Porfiria Correa of Niland and Miguel and Carmen Correa of Mexicali; daughters, Inez Lopez and Emma Correa, both of Victorville; brothers, Felix and Federico Serrano, both of Fairfield; sisters, Delia Lopez and Ildelisa Avila, both of Fairfield, and Maria de Jesus Artiaga of Zacatecas; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

ARMANDO V. CASTILLO

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Armando V. Castillo, 61, of Calexico, who died Monday in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Prayer services will be at 9 a.m. Monday in Hems Bros. chapel in El Centro. The Rev. Jaime Escobedo of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of El Centro will officiate.

Burial will be private.

Mr. Castillo was born July 21, 1940, in Sahuaripa, Sonora, Mexico. He worked as a laborer for Smith Packing for 20 years.

Survivors include his sons, Lorenzo Castillo of Mira Loma and Hector Armando Castillo of Montclair; daughters, Emilia and Hilda Guadalupe Castillo, both of El Monte, and 13 grandchildren.

ANTONIO

GAMERO MENDOZA

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Antonio Gamero Mendoza, 76, of Calexico, who died Tuesday in El Centro Regional 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. The Rev. Barry Vinyard of Imperial Valley Catholic Chaplaincy will officiate.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Mendoza was born on June 13, 1925, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico, and was raised there.

He came to the United States in his late teens, settling in Brawley, before moving to Los Angeles in 1957.

Mr. Mendoza returned to the Imperial Valley in 1983, settling in Calexico, where he worked as a cement mason for 35 years.

He was a member of Cement Mason 660. He was proud of becoming a U.S. citizen and loved to play the violin, according to family.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Alicia Mendoza of Calexico; daughter, Frances Mendoza of Los Angeles; stepchildren, John Ybarra of Los Angeles, Mary Ellen Linn of Glendale and Alice Del Real of Tucson; granddaughter, Angeline Ramirez of Los Angeles; great-granddaughter, Angeline Nicole Ramirez of Los Angeles; and numerous brothers and sisters, residing in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

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