Esther Perez Jaime
Nov 19, 1936 - Sep 6, 2019
Esther Jaime, 82, of Sacramento, California, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on September 6, 2019.
Esther is preceded in death by her loving husband, Zenon (Sonny) Jaime and her parents Francisco and Jesus Perez, and 14 siblings. She is survived by her sons Francisco (Shirley) Chavez of Sacramento, Albert (Loretta) Jaime of Rancho Cordova, daughters Judy Ximenez and Louise Jaime of Sacramento, Lisa (Scott) Silverman of Pilot Hill, Linda (Jessie) Streeter of Rancho Cordova. She is also survived by her sisters Phyllis Ceron of Sacramento, Ruth Pompa of Visalia, Annie Hogan of Plano, TX, and brother Ruben Perez (Delia) of Folsom. In addition, Esther has 15 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Esther met her husband, Sonny shortly after she moved to Sacramento. They married on July 30, 1956 and were married until his passing in 2017. She was extremely proud of the family they created and was involved in their sporting activities from coaching softball and attending their games. She was always a fan of her family’s academic and athletic achievements. She was always eager to cheer them on at every event.
Esther was a strong minded and caring woman. She deeply loved her family and cherished being with them on every occasion. She devoted her life to looking after her grand and great-grandchildren, as well as extended family and friends. She loved watching them grow and instilled every lasting values of family, strength and love into each child she cared for.
Esther loved to cook, especially for holidays. She also enjoyed following the SF Giants, SF 49ers, Sacramento Kings, and the Little League World Series. Although she has passed, her spirit will live on through the family she has created. Esther will be deeply missed.
A reception to acknowledge Esther’s long and beautiful life will be held on October 4, 2019 at 2pm at The Church of Latter-Day Saints, located at 8580 Florin Rd., Sacramento, CA 95828.