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Obituary: Mary Mendibles

Mary Mendibles

Mary Mendibles

Mary Mendibles died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at her home in Chino Valley, Ariz. Mary celebrated her 89th birthday on Nov. 29, 2010. Mary was born near Humboldt, Ariz., and was a lifelong Yavapai County resident.

Mary owned her own restaurant for many years in Bagdad, where she had lived until her retirement in 1984. Mary was well known throughout Bagdad and Prescott for her delicious meals and homemade tortillas.

She was preceded in death by her sons Guillermo "Willie" and Johnny; daughter Rosemary Leyva; and two husbands, Felix Dominguez and Guillermo Mendibles.

Mary is survived by her sons Peter of Flagstaff and Art (Esther) Mendibles of Prescott, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to Mary's memorial funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury Ave., Prescott. Interment will be at Oddfellows Cemetery. Rosary service will be 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Heritage Memory Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave., Prescott.

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Family service by the Heritage Memory Mortuary, Prescott.

Information provided by survivors.

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