Obituaries: Nov. 23, 2023
By Mid Valley Times Staff
4:34 am,
November 23, 2023
Frances Chagoya Vargas

Frances Chagoya Vargas of Reedley, died on Nov. 10, 2023. She was 94 years old. Mrs. Vargas was a fruit packer. A rosary will be said on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Old Church. Interment will be at Reedley Cemetery District. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Reyes M. Velasquez

Reyes M. Velasquez of Sanger, died on Nov. 12, 2023. He was 91 years old. Mr. Velasquez was a manager. A funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Sterling & Smith Funeral home. He is survived by his wife, Florestela G. Velasquez, one son, five daughters, two brothers, one sister, 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sterling and Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rebecca Janette Ybarra
1989–2023
Rebecca Janette Ybarra

Miss Rebecca Janette Ybarra of Sanger passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, Nov. 10, 2023 at the age of 34. Miss Ybarra was born in Modesto, California. She attended local schools and also attended Life Tabernacle Church in Sanger. She enjoyed entertaining, listening to music and singing. She was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan and will be best remembered for being a loving and devoted mother, daughter and friend.

Rebecca is survived by her moms and dads Margaret and Alfred Fernandez and Arlene and David Camacho along with her best friend/fiancé Joaquin Fuentes, daughter Khloe Fuentes and son Jeremiah Fuentes, sisters Michelle Gonzales, Siempre and Julie; brothers Robert Gonzales, Jesse Gonzalez, Richard and Frankie; sisters-in-law Jessica Fuentes and Kerri Gonzales, also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

A church service will be held Monday, Nov. 27, 2023 at 10 a.m. at the Life Tabernacle Church in Sanger. Services under the direction of Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home.

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