(Oct. 2, 2006)
Joaquina Duarte Juarez went peacefully to eternal rest Monday, Oct. 2, 2006 after battling brain cancer. She was born on July 13,1920 in Mexico and came to Powell on April 5, 1957.
She was an excellent cook, enjoyed dancing, music, and outings but mostly loved being with her family.
She is survived by her beloved children Tula (Frank) Gonsalez, Max Juarez, Delfino (Cele) Juarez, Antonia Lopez, Hilario (Andrea) Juarez, Victor (Debra) Juarez, MaryLou (Inock) Sandoval, and Lillia Marquez; 31 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and countless friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Praxedis, sons Silvino and Marino, and grandson J.P.
The family invites friends to celebrate her life starting with a rosary at St. Barbaras Catholic Church, Friday, Oct. 6th, at 5:00pm.
She will be buried Saturday after church services at 10:00am. A luncheon will follow.