Loreta Esteban Gruspe

December 10, 1922May 4, 2018

Loreta Esteban Gruspe was born on December 10, 1922 in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. Her parents were Rufina Simon and Ezequiel Esteban. She had a younger sister Macaria Esteban Espiritu, a half sister Leonora Simon and half brother Elias Esteban. (all deceased)

She got married on August 11, 1947 to Primitivo Agustin Gruspe(RIP) from Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. She got seven children. They are Aurora (Candido Ornido), Vilma E. Gruspe, Evelyn,(RIP), (Ricardo Feliciano Jr,), Josephine, (RIP), (Gil Cruz), Ofelia, (Richard Acosta), Ferdinand Gruspe (Emelita Yumol) and Villamor Gruspe (Josephine Belecina). She became a widow in January 2006 and she was survived by her loving children, 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

She came to the United States in 1985 and lived in Salinas, CA with her daughter Josephine and her family. She left Salinas in 1993 to lived with the other children in the Bay Area, and in Elk Grove, CA. She died on May 4, 2018 at the age of 95 in San Jose, CA. She will be missed very much because of her loving kindness, generosity, and unconditional love to her children and their families, and to other people.


  • Visitation Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Evening Service Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 4, 2018
  • Burial Monday, June 4, 2018

Loreta Esteban Gruspe

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