Susana Orozco Salazar
April 15, 1933 - December 29, 2022
Susana Orozco Salazar, 89 years old, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children and grandchildren in her home.
Born in San Martin de las Flores, Jalisco she came to the U.S. in 1951, settling in Brawley. She worked as a farm laborer, and was a homemaker in her later years. She immigrated in 1964 and became a proud US citizen in 1993. She married Jose Ramirez Salazar, July 2, 1964.
A very spiritual and religious person, she was a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Church, where she was a member of the Guadalupanas. At one time, she was an active member with the group Visitadores por Cristo, visiting hospitals and nursing homes sharing the gospel. She participated in parades with the "Danza de los Indios" for the church. She led many Catholic Rosaries for funerals locally.
Susana was preceded in death by her husband, Jose R. Salazar.
She is survived by her daughter and son in law Aurora and Mario Aguirre of Brawley; son and daughter in law Joe and Estela Salazar of Rancho Cucamonga; daughter Elva Salgado, son and daughter in law Carlos and Irene Salazar of Brawley; Gilbert and Linda Carpio of Brawley, 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
The viewing will be from 6-9 pm on January 17, 2023 at the Frye Chapel and Mortuary in Brawley. Mass will be celebrated January 18, 2023 at 10 am at St. Margaret Mary Church in Brawley. Father Claro Ortiz will be officiating the services. The burial will follow at the Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.
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