MUSCATINE, Iowa - Angelina Navarro Viuda de Letona, 97, of Muscatine, died Monday, July 20, 2009, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
Reverend Raquel Aguirre will officiate the service. Casket bearers will be Julio Cesar Menjivar Jr., Jesus Antonio Ibarra, Fortunato Rocha Jr. and Carlos Rocha. Honorary Bearers will be Carlos Reynaldo Martinez and Julio Cesar Menjivar Sr. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Angelina was born on June 1, 1912, in San Salvador, El Salvador, the daughter of Pedro and Matea Hernandez Navarro. She married Jose Antonio Letona in 1941, in San Salvador, El Salvador. He preceded her in death in 1960.
She had lived in Muscatine for the past six years with her family.
She enjoyed the company of her family and attending family gatherings. She loved to tell stories from her past.
Survivors include one son, Carlos Reynaldo Martinez and wife Olivia, of California; two daughters, Maria Nirma Bonilla and husband Julio, of Australia and Marta Lidia Menjivar and husband Julio, of Muscatine; 10 grandchildren, Oscar Letona and wife Yolanda, Lupita Letona,
Nidia Martinez, Antonio Martinez, Eduardo Martinez, Jeffrey Martinez, Lisett Bonilla, Yesenia Isabel Ibarra and husband Jesus Antonio, Julio Cesar Menjivar Jr. and wife Griselda and Roberto Francisco Menjivar and wife Frances; 19 great grandchildren; two brothers, Abel Navarro and wife Celia, of El Salvador and Andres Navarro and wife Josefina, of El Salvador; two sisters Herminia Navarro, of Los Angeles, CA and Hilda Navarro of El Salvador.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one grandson – Erick Bonilla, three brothers, Raul, Alonzo and Manuel Navarro.