Maria Jesus Arteche

November 6, 1931April 29, 2021

Maria Jesus Arteche was born in her home town of Legasa in Spain. She has/had 4 sisters and 2 brothers. She married Agustin Arteche on August 24, 1962 in Spain and moved to California. She has three children, Frank, Gus and Mary and three grandchildren, Taylor, Lauren and Logan. She so loved being a grandmother (Amatxi).

Maria was made to be a mom, she enjoyed home life, traveling and eating out. She was involved with the Casa de Espana for over 25 years. She loved the people and taking part in all the events and at Casa de Espana. She took care of her husband Agustin until he died in 2010. They were married for 47 years.

She loved life, her family and friends dearly. She's in heaven with Jesus, her last days she prayed often. She is at peace but will be so missed.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Arteche family.


17 June

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

10727 Downey Ave
Downey, CA 90241


Maria Jesus Arteche

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Angie Otxandorena

May 9, 2021

I just read your message about your mom and wanted to express my condolences to the whole family. You were all a great part of our lives while growing up and my parents had such an affection for yours. It’s so hard to see our parents leave us but I know that you have beautiful memories of them that will always bring you joy. All of my love to everyone. Take care. 💜