Our father and husband, Ignacio Mendoza Jr. (Wico) passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
Ignacio was born in Big Spring, Texas, on March 8, 1949. He graduated from Big Spring High School and continued on to Ranger College and West Texas State University. In 1972, Ignacio traveled from Texas to California and met Elena, who he married Aug. 16, 1975. Ignacio and Elena made Oxnard, Calif., their home. He worked as an insurance agent for Allstate Insurance Company for 35 years.
Ignacio is survived by his wife Elena; children, Adriana and Ignacio; mother, Maria Mendoza; sister, Lupe Davalos; as well as many other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Ignacio Mendoza.
Rosary was held Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Griffin Family in Camarillo.
Funeral mass was held Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Santa Clara Church in Oxnard. Interment is at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura.