Sep 8, 1930 - Dec 4, 2012
CARDIEL, Esther (Lopez)
Esther was born on September 8, 1930, in La Escondida, Zacatecas, Mexico, and passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on December 4, 2012, in Sacramento, CA. Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, Esther was preceded in death by her father and mother, Miguel and Benita Cardiel; two brothers, Celestino and Arnulfo; sister, Sara; and two daughters, Irma and Dolores.
Esther is survived by her sister, Elisa Cardiel De Morales; daughters, Ruth Cardiel Bautista (Ernie), Maria Carroll (Michael), Esther Harrell (Gene), and Veronica Villasenor (David); son, Enrique (Toribia); and grandchildren, Esteban, Jorge de Jesus, Xoaquin, Daniel, Miguel, Rafael, Deliah, Jennifer, Ruth, Gene, Victoria, Alexander, Ava and Santiago.
Esther worked in many service industries such as Libby’s, Bercut-Richards, Campbell Soup, and finally retirement from the State of California. She lived for many decades with her sister Elisa.
Friends are invited for visitation Monday, December 10, 2012, from 4-8 PM with a Recitation of the Rosary at 6 PM at Andrews & Greilich Mortuary, 3939 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA. The Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at 12 Noon at St. Rose Catholic Church, 5961 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 6700 21st Avenue, Sacramento, CA.