Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Pedro Peraza, 75, of El Centro, who died Thursday in Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Centro. The Rev. Gil Espuelas will officiate.
Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.
Mr. Peraza was born Nov. 30, 1926, in Teacapan, Sinaloa, Mexico.
He married Bacelicia Meza in 1966 in Mexicali.
He immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1940s to work in the dairy industry in the San Diego area. In the 1950s he moved to the Imperial Valley during the Bracero program.
In 1962 he settled in the Imperial Valley and worked as a cowboy for local cattle companies for about 35 years.