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Information for Elena Vera Serratos

4 January 1897 - 12 May 1984
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
May 1984

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    Rosary for Elena Vera Serratos, 87, 115 Ogden Ave., Nampa, who died Saturday, May 12, at a Carmichael, Calif., hospital, will be recited at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
    The Rev. Merle J. Fisher, S.M., will officiate.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Catholic Church by the Rev. James L. Pratt, S.M.  Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    Mrs. Serratos was born Jan. 4, 1897, in Arandas, Jalesco, Mexico, to Julian and Julia Serratos, where she was reared and educated. She married Jesus C. Serratos on April 22, 1914, in Arandas, where they made their home until immigrating to the United States on March 7, 1920.
    They lived in several areas of the midwest and came to Nampa in 1940 where she had lived since.
    Mr. Serratos died Aug. 24. 1967.  She had been in California since February 1984.  She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.
    She is survived by six sons, Raymond. Ralph and Eli Serratos, all of Nampa; Lupe Serratos, Wilder, Art Serratos, Emmett, and Theodore Serratos, Boise; six daughters, Clara Serratos, Nampa, Mary Duran, Lincoln, Calif., Jessie Gibson, Citrus Heights, Calif., Carmen Bond, Hermiston, Ore., Frances Foreman, Denver, Colo., and Helen (Chris) Johnston, Nampa; one sister, Josephine Serratos, Arandas, Mexico; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Three brothers, four sisters, two grandchildren and one daughter-in-law preceded her in death.


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