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Atanacio Velasco, 88


Last updated 12/2/2006 at Noon

Atanacio Velasco, 88, passed away on November 23, 2006, in Escondido, CA. He was born on April 18, 1921, in Zacatecas, Mexico. Mr. Velasco was a resident of Fallbrook for 42 years.

Mr. Velasco worked for East Brothers Grove Management and retired in 1986. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Fallbrook and co-founder of Union Mutualista de San Jose at St. Peter’s, where he and his wife, Bertha, were the first catechism instructors. Atanacio and Bertha were also the founders of the Migrant Worker Breakfast Ministry at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

Mr. Velasco was preceded...

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