Guadalupe (Lupe) H Rangel (1914-2016)

Guadalupe (Lupe) H Rangel (1914-2016)

Guadalupe (Lupe) H Rangel, died peacefully on April 17, 2016 at the age of 102 at home in Sylmar, Ca. where he had lived for the last thirteen years.
Lupe was born in Santa Monica, CA, February 26, 1914. He lived in Piru, CA for over 80 years. During that time, he met and married Mary Ortega. They had 3 children. Lupe was a WWII Army veteran; and he was also a Cement Mason with the Local 600 for 56 years.
His proudest accomplishment as a mason was that he had a hand in building Dodger Stadium. As a result, he bled Dodger Blue and never missed an opportunity to watch a game, even if it was a rerun. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping. Lupe was always working on projects around home which kept him young in mind and soul.
Lupe was preceded in death by his sons, Jim and Ed (Rangel) and his 12 brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Mary (Ortega) Rangel, his daughter, Sylvia (husband Raymond) Orona, daughter-in-law, Lucy Rangel, 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 4 great, great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held graveside at Bardsdale Cemetery in Fillmore on Tuesday, April 26.