ROCK FALLS – Alicia C. Miniel, 82, of Rock Falls, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Born July 18, 1931, in Houston, she was a daughter of Elpidio and Julia (Quijano) Cortes. She worked at General Electric in Morrison for more than 20 years, retiring in 1993. Alicia was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling, and in her younger years, enjoyed dancing.
Those left to honor her memory include her daughters, Rebecca Gomez and Sylvia (Richard) Sandoval, both of Sterling, Julia (Kenneth) Dingman of Rock Falls, and Jessine (Jeffrey Hemminger) Miniel-Mondragon of Sterling; her sons, Cliserio Moreno Jr. of Rock Falls and Israel Moreno of York, Pa.; a sister, Ana (Walter) Jones of Las Vegas; 20 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Cliserio Moreno Sr. and Jesus Miniel Jr.; a daughter, Mary; two sisters, Francisca and Carmen; a brother, Jose; and a great-grandchild, Xavier.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Adalberto Sanchez, celebrant, officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.
A memorial has been established.
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