Ida Victoria Rivas

December 23, 1925October 20, 2017

Ida Victoria Rivas (Maciel) passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, in the loving and caring company of her daughter, Christine Rodarte, after saying her farewells to her children, Vicky, Patty, and Steve.

Ida was born in 1925, in Parlier, CA, the second of 10 children. She attended Caruthers High, lettering in track, before transferring to Madera High her senior year. In 1949, she began her own family in the Bay Area. In 1964, she suffered the loss of her third child, David, who was 10 at the time.

In 1975, she moved from the Bay Area to Fresno, CA, a single mother who was a model of strength and resiliency. Ida's children, 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchidren, and surviving siblings will miss a beautiful, warm hearted mother, "Nana," and sister who treated everyone with endless compassion.

Visitation will be held at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home on Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. followed by a Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Shrine of St. Therese Catholic Church on Friday, November 3, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Recitation of the Holy Rosary Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 3, 2017


Ida Victoria Rivas

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Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Chapel

October 29, 2017

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Esther Camacho Mars

October 26, 2017

When I think of my aunt Ida, I remember all the wonderful memories I had at her home. She always had a special smile for you. She will be missed, my deepest condolences to the family.

Dana Young

October 24, 2017

Tia Ida will always hold a special place in my heart. I will be thinking and praying for you all during this difficult time.