Sanjuana De La Torre Salinas Perez
January 16, 1948 – August 7, 2018
Sanjuana Salinas Perez, age 70, of Beaumont, California, died on August 7, 2018. She was born on January 16, 1948, in Torreon, Cahuilla, Mexico and was the youngest of 16 kids.
After marrying at the young age of 20, she came to the United States from Juarez, Mexico and settled down in Beaumont, CA. where she started her family. She had six children, four sons and two daughters. Later in life, she would welcome 17 grandchildren to the family. She considered her main occupation a “domestic engineer” as she would so lovingly say.
She lived a life of strong faith in Jesus Christ and imparted her wisdom to her kids and grandchildren based on Catholic teachings.
She taught herself English and attended night school to further her speaking and writing skills. Unknown to many, she also became a U.S. citizen all on her own.
She loved to garden, lived her life according to her strong faith, and had an unshakeable strength.
She would have celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary this month.
Sanjuana’s services will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 9:30 am at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church in Beaumont, California. Beginning with a rosary and followed by a Catholic Mass at 10:00 am. Immediately following the services please join the family in celebration of her life at Weaver Mortuary, 1177 Beaumont Ave, Beaumont, CA 92223.
Sanjuana is survived by her husband Maximo Perez and her 6 children Fabian Perez, Max Perez, Michael Perez, Alex Perez, Raquel Perez and Juanita Perez Valdivia. She is also survived by her 17 grandchildren Khassady, Damon, and Devon Valdivia; Sarah Perez; Marissa and Luca Rettenmund; Charlotte and Lowell Perez; and Max, Annabella, Olivia, Sebastian, Izzabella, Abbriella, Anthonie, Anna, and Anya Perez.
- Rosary Saturday, August 18, 2018
- Catholic Funeral Mass Saturday, August 18, 2018
- Reception Saturday, August 18, 2018