Mass of Christian Burial for Carmen
Espinoza Portillo, 64, of Caldwell, who died Wednesday, Nov.
6, at the Nampa hospital, was conducted today at St. Mary's
Catholic Church, Caldwell, with Father Raul Covarrubias
celebrating. Interment followed at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral
Mrs. Portillo was
born Feb. 21, 1921, in Dallas, Texas, to Manuel and Concepcion
Acosta Espinoza. She was reared and educated in Texas
and married Sixto Espinoza in 1934 in Mexico. They lived
in Texas before coming to Wilder and the Adrian area in 1959.
She married Guadalupe Portillo in 1978 in Nyssa, Ore., and the
couple made their home in Caldwell. She was a member of
St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell.
She is survived by her husband of Caldwell; six sons, Manuel,
Jose, Enrique, Carlos and Jesus Espinoza, all of Caldwell, and
Ricardo Espinoza of Mexico; three daughters, Juana Garcia and
Martha Rojas, both of Caldwell, and Rosa Tapia of Bellingham,
Wash.; five brothers and two sisters, all of Mexico; 35
grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and
She was preceded in death by
her parents and a son.