Ralph M Cueva

Oct 5, 1927 - Sep 6, 2022

East Lawn Elk Grove
9189 E Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, , 95624


Ralph Medina Cueva, passed away peacefully at home on September 6, 2022, with his loving family by his side.

Ralph was born in Tecolotlan Mexico
on October 5, 1927, to Estevan and Maria de Jesus Cueva. He was one of seven children.

Ralph migrated to California in the late 1940’s. He later married Dora, the love of his life and they spent 57 wonderful years together. He worked very hard to support his family. He retired from CA State Service in 1991 and became a US Citizen in 1997. He was a devout Christian and loved the Lord. He loved to watch his grandkids play sports and to spend time with family.

Ralph is proceeded in death my his wife Dora Cueva, son Peter and son in law Jesus Padilla. He is survived by his children Rosemary, Rosemary Luevano (Andres), Pat Padilla, Steve (Gloria), Ralph Jr., 12 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.

Viewing will be held Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 9:30 to 10:00 AM. Service will immediately follow at 10:00 AM at East Lawn South Sacramento Funeral Home, 3939 Fruitridge Rd. Sacramento CA. Internment will follow at East Lawn Elk Grove Cemetery, 9189 E. Stockton Blvd. Elk Grove.


  • Cindy Noss says:

    Love you Tio and I know you are with my Tia celebrating your reuniting. You were my Ninos and an amazing example— picking me up and taking me to church. Patsy, Stevie and Jr. , I love you all so much and am here for anything you need or don’t need.

  • Janette Ibarra says:

    I love you tio Ralph. You will greatly be missed What a great example of love u showed me. I love your smile and I love your white hair. Patsy, Steve and Ralph I will be praying for strength, while going thru this loss of your dad. But what I can say is he is now healed and at Home with your Savior. I can imagine tia been wait for him. They are back together. And with Family.. I know they be partying all night for tio Ralph home coming. Much live love too my cousins. We are here.. Just give us a call.

  • Celia says:

    Tio Ralph we love you! What a great legacy you have left for your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A man who loved God and his family. I know heaven is having a big welcome home party. And Tia Dora is so happy to have you with her again. To all my cousins, Patsy, Stevie, Ralph and Rosie. Our condolences. We love you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We are all here for you. Lots of hugs and prayers your way.

  • Paulina Anfinson says:

    Tio Ralph,
    What a great example you were as a father, grandfather, great grandfather and a Tio! Tia is excited to have her sweetheart back. To Rosie, Stevie, Patsy and JR, I’m sending my deepest condolences to you and the rest of the family. I will pray for peace, comfort and strength during this very difficult time.
    Love Paulina Anfinson

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