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Date of Birth: October 05, 1931

Date of Death: March 09, 2019

Mr. Pedro M. Balderas Jr., resident of Michigan, passed away on the 9th of March 2019 at age 87, at a family home in Tolleson, Arizona. Mr. Balderas was born on the 5th of October 1931 in Taft, Texas, to the parents of Pedro Balderas and Hacinta Balderas. For the past twelve months he was battling cancer. During this time, his presence and the strength he showed in our life is a gift we will always be thankful for. Mr. Balderas joined the United States Army on the 16th of March 1953 and is a Korean War veteran. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Francisca Balderas. He has twelve children, surviving children, Adelina Medel, Alice Zamora, Anita Ramos, Cristobal Balderas, Guadalupe Balderas, Pedro Balderas, Raymond Balderas, Nicholas Balderas, Hacinta Gomez, Pilar Louis, and Amelia Diaz. His son Ricardo Balderas preceded him in death, August 2006. He has 38 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and 18 great, great grandchildren. The visitation and funeral services will be held at Best Funeral Services, 9380 West Peoria Avenue, Peoria, Arizona 85345. Visitation will be Sunday, the 17th of March 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The funeral service will be Monday, the 18th of March 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. He will be laid to rest at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 2:00 pm.

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Mr. Balderas joined the United States Army on the 16th of March 1953 and is a Korean War veteran.