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José Juan Ahumada

José Juan Ahumada of Colusa, CA passed peacefully on Thursday, August 27, 2020. ‘Juan’, as he was known by many, was a 25-year resident of Colusa who originated from Guarapo, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Juan worked for Vann Brothers for 24 years and performed his job with great pride and integrity. He was known for his sense of humor, kind heart and willingness to help anyone when the need arose, for whatever reason. His infectious smile is his defining trait. Juan enjoyed working in his ever- evolving garden and yard design, creating niches for bird watching and providing for the various wildlife that made its way into his yard. 

Family was the most important element of his life. He remembered and asked after family members and friends, always wishing them well. Juan battled long and hard to stay with his own family as long as he could.

He is pre-deceased by his mother, Maria Zavala, sister-in-law Febe Ahumada and nephew Agustin Rodriquez, of Guarapo, Mexico. 

He is survived by his wife Norma Valdez-Ahumada of 25 years, his daughter Cloitzél Mayté Ahumada, and sister Eloisa Diaz. Survived by brothers and sisters:Elias Ahumada, Amalia Ahumada-Mendez, Jaime Ahumada, Adela Ahumada-Morales, Guadalupe Ahumada-Rodriguez, Estela Ahumada, Juana Ahumada-Cruz, Eloisa Ahumada-Diaz, Rogoberto Ahumada,Virginia Ahumada, Juan Antonio Ahumada, Alejandro Ahumada and numerous nieces and nephews.

Viewing and rosary will be held at 7:30 PM on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 345 Oak Street, Colusa. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 345 Oak Street, Colusa with graveside services following at Holy Cross Cemetery 1741 Wescott Rd, Colusa. 

Reception will follow graveside services at Norma and Juan’s residence 1538 Rosewood Way, Colusa. 

Donations can be made at US bank, payable to: In Memory of José Juan Ahumada. ■

Arrangements are under the direction of
 McNary-Moore Funeral Service – FD-410 • (530) 458-2111

09/09/2020 • WPR #2020-1111

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