(April 17, 2004)
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Wednesday, April 21 for Renaldo Saldana Flores, 69, Powell, who died Saturday, April 17 at the Powell Nursing Home.
Father Pete Johnson officiated at services and burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 8, 1935, in Crystal City, Texas, to Pioquinto and Enriqueta (Saldana) Flores. He married Helena Marshall Oct. 7, 1952, in Moorhead, Minn.
He spent his working years as a farm laborer. He liked gardening and assembling puzzles.
Survivors include his wife Helena Flores of Powell; sons, Reynaldo Flores, Jr. of Minneapolis, Minn., and Ramon Flores of Powell; daughters, Mary Flores of Fremont, Nebr., Betty Lauden of Worland, Rose Soria of Minneapolis, Darlene Escobedo of Powell, Stella Alonzo and Antonia Flores, both of Fremont, Nebr., and Rebecca Flores of Powell; brothers, Pedro Flores of Powell, Juan Flores of Lubbock, Texas, Eligio Flores of Minnesota, Guillermo Flores of Crystal City, Texas, David Flores of Milwaukee, Wisc., Daniel Flores of Billings, Mont., and Jose Flores of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 31 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Carolina Flores; and a brother, Abel Flores.