Jesus Fernandez Magana died April 27 in Salinas. He was 88.
Mr. Magana was a hardworking father and husband; he was always a happy person and helped everyone he could. Born and raised in Gomez Farias, Michoacán, he migrated often for many years to the U.S. working in the fields to provide for his family.
Mr. Magana leaves his wife, Soledad Fernandez Castillo, 15 children, 57 grandchildren and 75 great-grandchildren.
A visitation service will be held on May 12, from 5-9 p.m. at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel at 609 Main St. in Watsonville. A chapel service will be held on May 13 at 11 a.m. at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel with a final blessing to follow at noon. located at 127 Hecker Pass Rd. in Watsonville.
Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of the Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, www.avemariamemorialchapel.com.