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ZEPEDA, Jose Luis
ZEPEDA, Jose Luis Born on November 24, 1934, in Nacozari, Sonora, Mexico, and passed away on September 20, 2015, in Palmdale, Calif., at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Mary; his daughters, Martha Zepeda, Christina Lupercio (Benny), Denise English (Bryan), Geralyn Zimmer (Brent) and Teresa Zepeda; he also leaves behind 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren and 4 step-children and their families. He was predeceased by his parents and sister. He was employed at Rockwell/Boeing for 30 years as an Aerospace Engineer. He was very proud of his work on the first Space Shuttle, Columbia. His passion was playing baseball and he played at Compton Jr. College, where he also earned an Associate of Arts degree. He has been a long time member of the Antelope Valley Country Club in Palmdale, CA. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St. Cyprian's Catholic Church, 4714 Clark Ave., Long Beach, CA., with a celebration of his life immediately following in the Church hall.

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