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Obituary: Jose Rivera

Jose Rivera, age 88, passed away October 1, 2012 at Carson Valley Senior Living of complications from Alzheimer's. He was born on June 22nd in 1924 in Sumbilla, Navarra, Spain. He was the second son of four children. He had three sisters, Esperanza, the oldest, Pilar and Amalia, the youngest. He was preceded in death by his father, Leandro; and mother, Dionisia; and his youngest sister, Amalia Graciarena.

He came to the U.S. in 1952 and worked as a sheepherder for two years and then he moved to Los Angeles to work in the meatpacking industry (Farmer John) for twenty-two …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 4, 2012 04:26PM Published Oct 3, 2012 01:59PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.