Luz Carrera

December 28, 1940 ~ June 22, 2018 (age 77)

Luz Carrera died June 22, 2018, at Watsonville Community Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was 77. She was born in Zacatecas, Mexico to Pascual and Francisca Acuńa on December 28, 1940.

Luz was a long time resident of Watsonville for 48 years. She loved spending time with her family. Luz was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for all of her family events. She liked to stay busy and work with her hands. Luz also enjoyed listening to Banda music.

She is survived by her husband Margarito Sotelo, her sons; Jose Carrera, Gustavo Carrera, Gonzalo Carrera, and Mario Carrera, her daughters; Linda Carrera, Maria Barba, and Mary Lou Niquet, as well as 15 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Services for Luz will be held on Thursday July 5th, 2018 from 5-9 pm, with a Rosary at 7pm, at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel. Mass will be held on Friday July 6th, 2018 at 10 am at Our Lady Help of Christians Church. Burial to follow at Valley Public Cemetery. Mehl’s Colonial Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements.

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