Obituary: Gilbert Cuen


Gilbert Cuen

May 20, 1930 – July 20, 2017

Gilbert (Beto) Cuen was born on May 20, 1930, and raised in Brawley . He went to school in Brawley, later moving to Covina, California. He worked for Greyhound until he retired. He came to Brawley as often as he could to visit his family and friends.

He is survived by sons, Gil (Natalie) Cuen of Glendora; Albert (Nancy) Cuen of La Verne; sons, Robert Cuen of Los Angeles; Bert (Amelia) Cuen of Merced; daughter, Sally Cuen of Covina; sisters Olga (Ben) Marquez of Westmorland; Vicky (Romaldo) Marquez of Westmorland; Margaret (Salvador) Campos of El Centro; ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Beto is preceded in death by his parents, Genaro and Petra Cuen; wife, Celia Cuen; and sisters, Mary Marquez and Rachel Cruz.

Chapel service will be Saturday, August 5, at 10:00 a.m. at Frye Chapel and Mortuary, followed by burial at Riverview Cemetery.