February 25, 1941January 5, 2014

ROBERT A. ALONZO 1941-2014

Robert Alonzo passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 5th 2014 surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Van Nuys California. Robert was born on February 25, 1941, in San Fernando, California to Arnulfo Hernandez Alonzo and Cruz Grijalva - Alonzo. Bob was the fifth of thirteen children to be born into a close and loving family. Bob was the third generation to be raised in the San Fernando Valley; he attended San Fernando High School. In 1958, he went to work at the famed General Motors plant in Van Nuys turning out quality vehicles. His passion for sleek and fast vehicles was born while working on the assembly line. Bob enjoyed all aspects of aviation, car racing and traveling the world with his wife, Marilyn. He also loved spending quality time with his extended family and friends. Bob is survived by his wife Marilyn, his four children, Robert, Kelly and Christian and daughter Lori Collins and six grandchildren. In addition, Bob leaves behind his six brothers, Richard, Michael, Anthony, Arnold, Donald and Mark, and three sisters, Helen, Diana and Olivia. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, 10621 Victory Bl. North Hollywood California 91606. In lieu of flowers, Marilyn has asked that donations be made to Guide Dogs of America, Sylmar, California in Bob’s name.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 1, 2014


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Kirby Timmons

March 1, 2014

Heard many stories about you while Marilyn trimmed my hair. Wish I'd known you, Bob. Sleep well.

February 26, 2014

Happy birthday Bobby dela Cruz


February 24, 2014

you are not forgotten, my darling.

January 22, 2014

We will miss Bob's soft gentle smile with a patient aura ready to listen; I trust that now the eternal have this privilege and one day we will once again be welcomed by it..... We love you Bob and always will.
Richard, Fany, Devin, Jordan and Alina Ramos

January 19, 2014

BRO you will always be in our hearts , thank God that we had great times in our lives here on earth cant wait for our next adventure.

Joanna Marquez-Garcia

January 18, 2014

Think of him as as living in our hearts of those he touched...for nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so much. I love you Uncle Bob!

Thomas Welbers

January 16, 2014

Love and prayers. Fr. Tom

Matthew Kelley

January 16, 2014

This does not feel permanent. I know Uncle Bob is in heaven making a place for all of us. I will miss you until we are reunited again. I love you, Uncle Bob. Still in my thoughts and in my prayers...

Donna Morris

January 16, 2014

I will miss Bob,he was a great friend to me and a wonderful person,and Husband to my dearest friend.

Marilyn Havard

January 14, 2014

Bobby de la Cruz, I have always and will always love you. Thank you for a wonderful life together. Marilena