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Enriqueta Burgara
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A funeral service was held Thursday at Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel for Enriqueta Velez Burgara, 65, of Modesto. She died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004 at English Oaks Convalescent Hospital.

Burial was at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Born Sept. 23, 1938, Mrs. Burgara was a native of Zacatecas, Mexico. She had lived in Modesto since 1959, and previously lived in Empire and Hughson. Mrs. Burgara was a forklift driver for 20 years for Tri Valley Growers at Plant 7. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hughson.

Mrs. Burgara leaves behind three children, Jose Martin Martinez and Sophia Sandra Palacios, both of Modesto, and Ana Maria Fiez of Riverbank; her father, Marcial Velez Sr. of Modesto; three brothers, Ramon Silva of Mexico, and Juan Silva and Marcial Velez Jr., both of Modesto; six sisters, Maria Ochoa, Delfina Mata, Ruth Langrock, Rosa Flores, Margot Chavez and Margarita Flores, all of Modesto; and seven grandchildren.

Remembrances may be sent to Community Hospice, 601 McHenry Ave., Modesto, CA 95350.