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Antonio Perez, Age 81, resident of Indio, CA for 32 years, passed away in Anaheim, CA on April 9, 2017, surrounded by his family. Antonio was born in Indio, CA on January 13, 1936 to Fausto and Evarista (Martinez) Perez. Antonio served in the U.S. Airforce as a U.S. Police Officer from 1954-1958 and was a member of the Herman Granados American Legion 739 of Indio, CA. In the late 50's, after serving in the Airforce he came to Anaheim, CA, where he met and married his late wife Josie (Godoy) Perez. In 1961 he moved to Morgan Hill, CA where he stayed with his good friend Luis Ortiz and his family until he found work. He resided in Morgan Hill from 1962-2005. He worked as a union as a union retail clerk at Madrone Market in Morgan Hill, also Edenvale Market in San Jose, and Joey Franco P.W. Market in Gilroy for a total of 30 years until he retired in 1998. After he retired he spent his time traveling to Northern and Southern California visiting family and friends. In 2005 he had a mild stroke and decided he wanted to go back home to the desert and spend his remaining years in Indio Hills, CA with his dogs. One of his truest passions in his life was the love for his dogs. He was preceded in death by his brother Manuel Perez, and his two sisters, Virginia Perez and Eugenia Ysiano. He is survived by his sisters and their spouses, Margarete and Daniel Aragón, Helen and Raul Dominguez, Jenny Perez, Ruby Bracamonte, Rachel and Rod Cavanaugh, Rosemary Palomares Ortega, 3 sons and their spouses Gabriel Perez of Stanton, CA, Bernardo and Carol Perez of Anaheim, CA, Luis and Pilar Perez of Morgan Hill, CA, his daughter and her partner, Cecilia and Tamara Perez-Peters of Rio Linda, CA, 16 grandchildren Jacqueline, Joseph, Lorena, Joe, Chalae, Rebecca, Regina, Angelina, Bernardo Jr., Nicole, Amanda, Danielle, Alexandra, Clara, Isabella, Juan Carlos, 18 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation will be held Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm with a rosary at 6:30pm at Christ of the Desert in Palm Desert. Funeral Mass will be Thursday April 20, 2017 at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Soledad Parish in Coachella, CA. Interment to follow at Coachella Valley Cemetery. Reception will be held at American Legion 739 in Indio, CA.
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