BONAVENTURA BACA (GILBERT)
JUL 14, 1934 - MAY 11, 2012
Passed with family by his side. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he lived in Modesto for 41 years. Married 60 yrs to Shirley Baca. Preceded in death by mother, father and 3 sisters. Survived by 4 brothers, Oliver, Severo, Ramond and Manuel Baca; 2 sisters, Flora Guerule and Teresa Martinez; 6 children; 4 sons, Gilbert (Betty) Larry (Ruby) of Modesto, John (Rae) of Antioch, Robert Arias, of Modesto; 2 daughters, Sandy Baca of Modesto and Debbie Martiniez (Marty) of Lathrop; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. He was a heavy equipemnt operator. Retired from Stanislaus County. He loved fishing, boating, skiing and all outdoor sports, he liked casino's and get togethers with all the family. He was also a big 49er fan. Services will be Monday, May 21st at 10am, at Saint Stanislaus Cemetery.
Published in the Modesto Bee on May 19, 2012