Fernando Bautista Javier
Fernando Bautista Javier of Guadalupe passed away on Feb. 14, 2005 at the age of 92. Born on May 30, 1911 in Calero Morang, Rizal, Philippine Islands, he arrived in the US at the age of 16, where he worked for local farms and traveled up to Alaska seeking employment. In 1942 he joined the US Navy and served our country during World War II from 1942-1945. He later worked at Vandenberg Air Force Base until his retirement in 1978.
He is survived by his children: Louie Javier and wife Yolanda, Audrey Javier, Vickie Javier-Catalan and husband Norm, and Connie Ferreira and husband Alfonso. He also leaves grandchildren Connie Renee Gomez, Louie Lee Javier, Andrea and Carlos Avery, Jonathon, Christopher, and Mathew Catalan, and Yvette Ferreira. Great grandchildren are Tristen, Alyssa and Lauren Gomez. Mr. Javier also had many friends who will miss him.
Mr. Javier was preceded in death by his wife, Angelina Arias. He is survived by her children, Victor Hernandez, Bert Hernandez, Petra Rodriquez, Rudy Hernandez, Angelina Meza, Hortencia Gaines, and Eli Hernandez, and their children Anthony, Yvonne , and Christina Hernandez, Isaac and Karina Hernandez and Steven Gutierrez and Isaiah Gains.
A rosary and a funeral mass were celebrated and he was buried in Guadalupe Cemetery with full military honors.
(Obituary from the "Winters Express," Thursday, February 24, 2005, (Yolo County). Submitted with the permission of the "Winters Express," Winters, CA 95694 <http://www.wintersexpress.com/>
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