A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2 p.m, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gridley for Micaela Rivera Vargas, 88, of Gridley. Micaela passed away on Friday, August 24, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 4, 1924, in El Zape, Durango, Mexico. Micaela was a long time resident of Gridley. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and cooking for her family. She truly loved being with her family. She was a lifelong member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and belonged to the Sociedad Guadalupana.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Selso Rubio Vargas and grandson, Michael Anthony Vargas.
She is survived by her six children: Frank (Ramona) Vargas, Mike (Lydia) Vargas, Selso Vargas Jr., Irene (Fidencio) Ramirez, and Soledad (Bill O’Brien) Vargas, Rita Vargas; thirteen grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren. Love you forever-never forgotten.
A Rosary will be held Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 7 p.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Deacon Jesus Venegas officiating.
Father Avram Brown from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church will officiate the Mass on Thursday.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel (530) 846-2138.