Obituaries – June 29, 2023
By Mid Valley Times Staff
5:51 am,
June 29, 2023
Robert Zavala Alvarez

Robert Zavala Alvarez of Reedley, died on June 24, 2023. He was 78 years old. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 14, 2023 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with a Rosary said at 10:30 a.m. A funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Reedley Cemetery. He is survived by his three sons, one daughter, one brother, one sister, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Marvin Elroy Kroeker

Marvin Elroy Kroeker of Reedley, died on June 18, 2023. He was 94 years old. Mr. Kroeker was a professor of history. Interment was at the Reedley Cemetery. He is survived by his three sons, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Maria Luz Silva

Maria Luz Silva of Sanger, died on June 20, 2023. She was 84 years old. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 5, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. and a Rosary said at 6 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be on Thursday, July 6, 2023 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. 

Teodoro Garza Villarreal

Teodoro Garza Villarreal of Sanger, died on June 20, 2023. He was 88 years old. A funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Dennis Masao Yamamoto

Dennis was predeceased by his father Yutaka Yamamoto, and his brother Steven Yamamoto. He is survived by his mother Fumiko Yamamoto, sister Joyce Sasai (husband Steve Sasai), two daughters Erin Kennison (husband Blaine Kennison) and Audra Yamamoto (husband Damon Swafford), and two grandsons Zack and Cody Kennison. 

Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023, 1 p.m. at the Buddhist Church of Parlier, 360 Newmark Ave., Parlier, CA 93648.

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