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Micaela Martinez Bravo was born on September 29, 1947 in Guadalajara, Mexico to Marcos and Maria Martinez. She had four older sisters, Felipa, Carmen, Martha, and Nena; three younger brothers, Refugio, Jose, and Pedro; and a younger sister, Lety. Micaela was raised in Tijuana, Mexico and grew up to be a clever and outgoing young woman whose joyful and loving personality drew people to her. She was empathetic and was always there when someone needed her. One of her best friends during childhood was Consuelo Rangel, and as she grew into adulthood, she became very good friends with Lety Gonzalez.
On September 19, 1966 Micaela married Jorge Bravo at The Calvary Church of Tijuana, Mexico. She was tenderhearted and sensitive towards Jorge's and her children’s needs which served her well in helping to nurture her family. She was blessed with four sons, George Jr., Richard, Maximiano, and Mark; and was later blessed with three grandchildren, Briana, Elizabeth, and Alejandra. Micaela was also a lover of animals and cherished her pets. Her family was rounded out by her miniature pincher, Kiki, who was her best friend for 13 years, and a long-haired dachshund, Roscoe.
Micaela was a collector who had an array of different butterflies and angels that she kept over her lifetime. She enjoyed watching baseball and auto-racing, and liked traveling whenever she got the opportunity. Some of her favorite vacations included San Diego and Las Vegas. Micaela was also a woman who was dedicated and devoted to her faith. She was a member of Aguilas Christian Center for 15 years.
Micaela Bravo passed away on March 26, 2021 at home in Las Vegas after fighting a brave battle against cancer. She is survived by her sons, George, Richard, Max, and Mark; and her grandchildren. Services were held at Palm Southwest Mortuary.
There was always a certain style and enthusiasm to Micaela. She was a dynamic, self-expressive person who had a knack for being clever and creative. She was a true joy to be around, and while she was often fiercely independent, many others looked to Micaela Bravo for inspiration, wisdom, and courage. Micaela was always more than willing to share her life with her loved ones, and she will be deeply missed.