Kathy Valdez went to be with Our Lord on November 6, 2009. She was born on June 28, 1944 in San Pedro. Kathy worked for Bavarian Bakery, LA Unified Schools Food Services, San Pedro Hospital Dietary Techs, and for many years she worked for her parents at their family business Valdez Market. Preceded in death by her parents, Benigno & Mercedes Valdez, sister Rosemary Aranda and brother Ben Valdez. She is survived by daughters Rosemary Valdez and Teresa (John) Garcia. Brothers Hector (Doris) Valdez, Oscar Valdez, Richard (Melissa) Valdez, sisters Olga (Gilbert) Gomez, Alice Velarde, Mercy (Louie) Butorovich, Barbara Hogan and sister-in-law Stella Valdez. Grandchildren Michael (Elizabeth), Timothy, Jordyn and Taylor Garcia and great-grandson Ayden Garcia and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at Rice Mortuary on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 2:00pm. Reception to follow from 3:00 - 5:00pm at Rice Mortuary. Please use this website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.

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  1. Dear Teresa,John,Tim,Jordyn,Taylor and the entire Valdez Family: Please accept our wishes and prayers to all of you. Our thought’s are with you at this very sad time. I will add your Mom’s name to my daily prayers for all the deported souls I know. God Bless You all. Love, Aunt Frances and Cousin Frankie

  2. Dear Teresa,John,Tim,Jordyn,Taylor and the entire Valdez Family: we ar deeply sadden by your great loss. my prayers are with you and your family, remember she will always live in our hearts through our memories we wll miss her dearly. Ralph Aguilar and Family

  3. To the Garcia family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of grief and sorrow,I hope you find some comfort and relief knowing that Kathy is fulfilled with peace and joy.I know she will be greatly missed but never far from your hearts.Sincerely, Eva 🙂

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