Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St.
Paulís Catholic Church for J.C. (Pop) Serratos, 69, 1703 Sixth
St. S., who died at his home Thursday morning.
The Rev. Fr. Robert G. Haggett will be the celebrant.
Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Rosary devotions
will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at Shepherd Chapel. The
funeral cortege will leave the chapel at 11:20 a.m. Saturday.
Mr. Serratos was born Dec. 25, 1897, at Arandas, Mexico.
He was reared in Mexico and married Elena Serratos on April
23, 1915, at Arandas. He entered the U.S. in 1920, settling
in the Midwest and moving to Nampa in 1938.
Mr. Serratos retired 14 months ago from Pacific Fruit
Express in Nampa after 19 years of service. Mr. and Mrs.
Serratos celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
in 1965 in Nampa. He was a member of St. Paulís Catholic
Church, the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen of America, and
Local 1147 of Nampa.
Survivors include his wife Elena, of Nampa; six daughters,
Miss Clara Serratos, Nampa, Mrs. John Duran, Lincoln, Calif.,
Mrs. Paul Gibson of Citrus Heights, Calif., Mrs. Clifford Bond
of Caldwell, and Mrs. Neal Foreman and Mrs. Vernon Johnston,
both of Grand View; six sons, Raymond, Ralph, Elie and
Theodore, all of Nampa, Lupe of Wilder and Arthur of Caldwell;
one sister, Mrs. Mary Vaca, Mexico; a brother, Nieves Serratos,
Lincoln, Calif.; 26 grandchildren and two great
grandchildren. Two grandchildren preceded him in death.