Maria Esther Navarro


Navarro, Maria

Maria Esther Navarro
January 14, 1930 – August 2, 2016 

Maria Esther Navarro, 86, was born in Huenimaro, Guanajuato, Mexico on January 14, 1930 and was a Calipatria resident before her passing due to natural causes on August 2, 2016. She married Federico D. Navarro on April 19, 1948, in Mexico.  Maria Esther was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Her family was the most important thing.  She loved to cook for her family and guests.  She took great pride in her flowers and plants.  She had patience and perseverance and a love for living things to grow a garden or a beautiful flower.

Maria is preceded in death and reunited with her husband Federico D. Navarro.

Maria is survived by sons Arturo Navarro, Alfredo Navarro, Octavio Navarro, Fred Navarro, Jose Luis Navarro and Raul Navarro, daughters Hortencia Garcia, Rosalinda Zambrano, Roxanne Felix, brother Luz Rivera of Mexico, 30 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Calipatria from 6-9:00 p.m.  Mass services will be held on Thursday, August 11, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Calipatria at 9:00 a.m. followed by Burial services at the Riverview Cemetery.