Rodolfo "Rudy" Perez

Rodolfo (Rudy) Perez Born April 24, 1927 in Kingsville, Texas, and passed away peacefully with his family by his side on May 11, 2015 in Modesto, CA at the age of 88. Rodolfo retired as Aircraft Mechanic at the Naval Air Station in Alameda, CA. Rodolfo was in the Army and the Marines and served during the Korean War. Rodolfo was married to his wife Elena Perez for 63 years. While raising their six children together in Fremont, CA, Rodolfo enjoyed spending time with his family boating, camping, managing his son's baseball teams and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys. Rodolfo and his wife resided in Atwater, CA, for the past 20 years. Rodolfo will always be remembered for his kind and caring heart and the love he had for his family. Rodolfo was preceded in death by his parents Elijo and Fransica Perez, his brothers Lolo and Frank Perez and his grandson John Rudy (JR) Rodriguez. He is survived by his wife Elena Perez, three sisters: Vera Sendijo, Teresa Flores, and Margarita Fillol, six children: Rudy Perez (Donna); Roel Perez (Jackie); Roland Perez (Dawn); Roger Perez; Robert Perez (Tiiu) and Rosie Brozoski (Dave), 19 grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren. His family will dearly miss the wonderful man he was. Graveside services will be held 9:00 AM Tuesday, May 26th at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, San Jose, CA.

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  1. Pops it’s rabbit and blondie it has been one year since you left us and almost one month since my dad joined you I hope your both at peace and know that we miss our daddy’s more then anything We love you both so much the two men who were the rocks if our families.

  2. Papa! We miss you! I miss you hugging me and saying “HI baby”!!! you made us all feel special and loved and if we were your favorite! JR accident was on your birthday, Roger was buried on your birthday, and now my brother Rob was buried on your Heaven date! This life is something else but Perez blood still runs strong! WE LOVE YOU ALL!!! Miss you all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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