Silvino Yepes

Mar 30, 1929 - Jan 13, 2016

Obituary

Silvino T. Yepes, 86, went to be with the Lord on January 13, 2016 – surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 30, 1929 in Cavite, Philippines and had lived for the past 21 years in Elk Grove with his beloved wife, Matilde and close to much of his family.
He is survived by his wife, Matilde, son Robert, daughters Lilia, Vikki and Nancy, by grandchildren Stephanie, Anthony, Albert and Zack, sons in law Bill, Al and Tony, and by sisters Julia and Mary.
Known affectionately as Everyone’s Uncle back in the Philippines, Silvino made fast friends at work and in the neighborhood. People trusted “Onib”, as he was nicknamed, not only for the sage advice he gave, but for the quiet air of authority with which he gave it. He was serious but always tempered this with an easy smile and good humor.
It would come as little surprise that, upon retiring, Silvino transitioned into a second calling as a lay minister.
Onib spent his free time pursuing his passion for bowling, running the table as a billiard king and enjoying all the Philippine outdoors had to offer, especially fishing.
But perhaps his most beloved pastime was that of doting Grandfather.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624

Guestbook

  • Bill Medley says:

    We’ve lost a great father, husband, grandfather, father-in-law and friend. He was a man of great character and good humor. Onib leaves us better for having known him.

  • flor fabian landoy says:

    We will miss your smile…mama bino…onib…ninong…as you are called here in ligas…you will always be in our prayers….deepest sympathy to all of you…ma..ninang…ate lily…maye..tita vikki..robert…our sincere condolences..from ti juling fabian and family…

  • jerri ingram says:

    We are thinking of you and your family. May your father rest in peace. We love you, please know we are here for you all. love, Jerri & Deaundra Ingram

  • Kathy Watkins and IT Pricing Team says:

    To the Yepes family ….our hearts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. We extend our deepest sympathy to Robert and the entire family. Although we did not know Mr. Silvino Yepes personally, we are blessed to know and work with his son Robert, who truly mirrors the character traits chronicled for his father. Our sincerest condolences for your loss.

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