Nadine Real

Nadine Real, Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on June 21, 2008 in a Long Beach California nursing home after a long bout with Alzheimer’s. Nadine was born January 5, 1922 At Camulos Ranch in Piru. Nadine was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Joe Real and her sister Esther Nunez of Piru along with her parents Gregorio & Manuela Cadena. Joe was a retired Ventura County Fireman that worked his whole career in the town of Piru. Nadine lived all of her life in Piru until she had to be hospitalized. Survived by her daughter Liz & husband Wayne Rutledge of Flagstaff Arizona, sons Joe Real & wife Jenny and their 3 Children of Arroyo Grande, Jerry Real & wife Sabina of Baldwin Park and their son. She also leaves her sister Sara Rivas of Santa Barbara. She had 7 grand children, 5 great grand children along with a slew of nieces and nephews and relatives. Nadine went to Piru School as a child and then graduated from Fillmore High School in 1940. She worked at Piru Elementary School as a teacher’s aide and was instrumental in starting the Head Start program in Piru. She also held various jobs in her life. Nadine will be greatly missed by her family and friends. We thank her for all the kindness and love she gave us. Mom you will always be remembered in our hearts.
A memorial service for Nadine will take place at San Salvador Mission in Piru on Thursday June 26, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.