A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Ballard Chapel for Ramona Leyva, 93, who passed away Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Mission Arch Care Center. Mr. Josue Munoz of the Jehovahâ€™s Witness M[auth] inistery will officiate. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery.
Ramona was born in Picacho, on Feb. 22, 1917, to Mr. Dolores and Lucia Garcia Leyva, who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by one grandson Robert Linker, and son-in-law Ben Perez. Ramona is survived by her son Raymond Flores and wife Lucila and their daughters, Elizabeth A. Flores, of California, Katherine Sanchez, of Florida, Carmen Martinez, of California, and Rebecca Sepulveda, of California; their grandchildren, Steven Sanchez, Jarred Martinez, Ethan Martinez, Brittney Sepulveda and Natalie Sepulveda; daughters, Dolores Sosa and husband Phillip, Susan Perez, and Lucey Gutierrez and husband Beto; 12 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; eleven great-greatgrandchildren and four great-great-great-grandchildren.
Ramona was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with all her grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Henry Perez, Robert Perez, David Perez, James Perez and Fermin Sosa. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome. com.