Alejandro M. Maeda (Alex)
August 11, 1955 â€“ September 2, 2016
Alejandro M. Maeda (Alex), 61, of Calexico, passed away on September 2, 2016 due to complications of liver cancer at UCSD surrounded by his children and wife.
Alejandro was born in Mexico D.F. on August 11,Â 1955. He graduated from Calexico High in 1974 and continued on to Imperial Valley College and then to Butte College for his police academy.
Alejandro was a fireman with the Calexico Fire Department and then became a police officer for Calexico Police Department and retired as a Police Sergeant. He owned The Maeda Insurance Agency where he was an insurance agent with Horace Mann Insurance for the last 27 years.
He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren, going on motorcycle rides, going to the movies and traveling.
He was actively involved in the Blue Knights, California X and El Cajon HOG Motorcycle Clubs.
Alejandro is survived by his wife of 39 year Josie, children; Yasue, Kunie and Alex Jr., their spouses Ernie, Arturo and Claudia. Grandchildren; Keiko, Anthony, Eddie, Koemi, Sayuri and baby Maeda on the way. His Maeda brothers & sister, Navarro brothers & sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends.
Alejandro is preceded in death by his father Alejandro, mother Fabiola and sister Yasue.
Flowers are welcomed but also, in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to “The Alejandro Maeda Memorial Fund”, you may contact Alejandro’s children for this information.
The Maeda family wishes to thank all our family and friends, the Blue Knights CA X, Calexico PD, Calexico FD, The Calexico LDS Church, El Centro LDS Church 1stÂ Ward.
Visitation services will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 3-6:00 p.m. at Frye Chapel in Brawley. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Calexico at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Bishop Rogelio Rubio of The LDS Church followed by burial services at Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.