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Mary (Reynosa) Soto

Posted 2020-05-17 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald on May 17, 2020 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Mary Soto, 82, of Lake Havasu City, AZ, made her final journey home to
heaven on May 1, 2020.

Mary was born in Colton, CA, on May 28, 1937 to Mike and Micaela
Reynosa. She attended school in Colton Unified School District and
married Sotero Soto on October 7, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA. Mary worked
as a chef in the Los Angeles area and was a lifelong caregiver.

Mary graciously volunteered throughout her lifetime in her
communities; Baldwin Park American Little League as President of the
Women's Auxiliary; Sierra Vista High School Booster 1971-1992; Spanish
Trails Girls Scouts of America's Cookie Chairman and Boy Scouts of
America's Den Mother. She donated her time and meals to the Cesar
Chavez Foundation; Palo Verde Hospital, Sheltering Wings and St. Joan
of Arc Catholic Church in Blythe, CA.

Mary was a beloved mother and is survived by her 6 children; Victoria
(Manuel) Soto Hernandez, of Lake Havasu; Michael (Becky) Soto, of
Tampa, FL.; Gil (Terry) Soto, of Henderson, NV; Tommy (Cristina) Soto,
of San Diego, CA; Paul (Maricella) Soto, of Tehachapi, CA and Sylvia
(Rene) Soto Dominguez, of Blythe, CA. Three of Mary's sons are
military veterans and four of her children are retired Correctional
Officers from the state of California. Mary was also an adored
grandmother to 24 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, Sotero Soto;
parents, Mike and Macaela Reynosa; two brothers, John and Andy
Reynosa; sister, Maggie Campos and granddaughter, Micaela Rene
Dominguez.

Due to the current covid-19 pandemic, the family plans to have a
Celebration of Life Mass and reception in October 2020 in Blythe, CA.
Mary will be missed dearly by everyone who knew and loved her.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
frazefuneralhome.com.




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