March 5, 1924 - January 6, 2018
Herman Eloy Valdez 93, passed away January 6, 2018 at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Vallejo with his loving family by his side. Herman was welcomed into the world on March 5, 1924 in Walsenburg, Colorado, the beloved son of Eloy Valdez and Desideria Vigil Valdez also from Walsenburg Colorado. Herman later moved to California and was united in marriage to Maria Alba and had been married to her for more than fifty years. He worked as a farmer, stable hand and land maintenance, construction, and as a mason. Herman was a kind, devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, father in-law, and friend. He loved talking with anyone who was interested in having a conversation. At home he loved watching news, westerns, and football. He also loved to play his accordion to his grand kids. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Survivors include his wife Maria (Alba) Valdez of Napa, CA; his daughter Salma Tijero and son in-law Jose Tijero, his step-son Jose Alba and daughter in-law Teresa Alba, his four grandchildren, Jaslynn and Sienna Tijero, Christian and Abraham Alba, he is also survived by several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Herman was preceded in death by his parents, Eloy and Desideria (Vigil) Valdez, and his brothers Oscar, Manuel, Danny, Eddie, Jimmy and sisters, Victoria, Maxine, Damiana, Salma, and Margaret (Raso). A viewing, vigil service with recitation of the rosary will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., where the arrangements have been placed in care of the Claffey and Rota Funeral Home in Napa. All who knew him and/or his family are welcome to come.
Herman Eloy Valdez 93, passed away January 6, 2018 at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Vallejo with his loving family by his side. Herman was welcomed into the world on March 5, 1924 in Walsenburg, Colorado, the beloved son of Eloy Valdez and... View Obituary & Service Information
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