Marlene “Marla” Cervantez (1946-2022)

Marlene “Marla” Cervantez (1946-2022)

Marlene "Marla" Cervantez was born November 24th, 1946 in Fillmore CA, and joined her loved ones in Heaven on January 15th, 2022.
While attending Fillmore High School, she met the love of her life, Joe Cervantez and married in 1966. They spent 55 wonderful years together and had four beautiful children.
Marla enjoyed trips to Vegas, Chumash, Bingo, Flashes sporting events, and trips to the Eastern Sierras. She enjoyed scratching scratchers, watching The Price is Right, and Dodger Baseball. She also loved spending time with her family, whether it be barbequing, parties, family get togethers, or just sitting and listening to her scanner. 10-4.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Modesto and Maggie Cardona, Mother in-law Mary Zuno, sisters Ruby Riesgo, RoseMarie Gallardo, Madeline Davis, brother Robert Cruz, and brother in-law Jeff Moreno.
She is survived by her husband Joe Cervantez and children Joe (Missy) Cervantez, Denise (Jesse) Camarillo, Liz (Kevin) Hinklin, Dave (Brenda) Cervantez, grandchildren, Ren, Trevor (Natalie), Lauren (Marco), Dustin, Nicole, Heidi, Kaylee, Jason, and great-grandchildren Aleana, Naleah, and is expecting her third great-grandchild in August. She is also survived by her siblings Ronnie (Helen) Riesgo, Norbert (Stella) Riesgo, Bill (Annette) Cardona, Sam (Genevieve) Cardona, Angie (Steve) Appleton, Gloria "Chachi" (Jimmy) Ledesma, Barbara Moreno, and numerous Nieces and Nephews.
On behalf of her family we would like to thank the staff at UCSD Medical Center (Hillcrest) where she received her transplants, Dr.Hakansson and staff, and to all our family and friends who supported us along the way.
Visitation will begin at 5:00pm on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 with a Rosary to be recited at 6:30pm at Church of Angels, 600 East Pleasant Street, Santa Paula, CA. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 at St. Francis of Assisi, 1048 West Ventura Street, Fillmore, CA. Committal and Interment to follow at Bardsdale Cemetery, 1698 South Sespe Street, Fillmore, CA.
To sign the family's online guestbook, share stories and post pictures please visit our website and click on Marlene's name located in Recent Obituaries.
Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Family Owned & Operated Robert Rey García Jr Funeral Services, Santa Paula, CA 805.229.7054.