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Marissa B. Velo
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A funeral service was held Friday morning at Keyes Assembly of God for Marissa Brianna Velo, 8, of Delhi. She died Friday, Aug. 26, 2005 at Children's Hospital Central California in Madera.

Interment was at Turlock Memorial Park under the direction of Turlock Funeral Home.

Born Dec. 6, 1996, Marissa was a native of Los Gatos and had lived in Delhi since 2000 and previously lived in Denair and Turlock. Marissa attended Keyes Elementary School. She enjoyed reading and exploring.

She leaves behind her parents, Eric and Raquel Velo of Delhi; two brothers, Eric Velo Jr. and Isac Velo, both of Delhi; her sister, Sabrina Velo of Delhi; and her grandparents, Mary Ellen Lira of Hanford, Gilbert and Susan Velo of Lemore, and David and Virginia Sierra, and Frank and Carmen Rodriguez, all of San Jose.