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Rachel Atencio Obituary

Rachel  Lopez Atencio
Rachel Lopez Atencio

January 24, 1941 - August 24, 2017
Born in Glendale, Arizona
Resided in Salinas, CA
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Rachel Lopez Atencio, a long-time resident of Salinas, California, died Saturday the 26th of August at her residence.
She was born on January 24, 1941 in Glendale, Arizona. At the age of 18 years old, she moved to Oakland where she attended Beauty School. She met her husband of 48 years, the deceased Joseph H. Atencio. After meeting her husband, she settled in Salinas where she bought a home and started a family.
She loved reading, enjoyed going to the movies, and she was also an Artist.
She is survived by three daughters: April Atencio, Tanya Atencio-Porter, Joelle Atencio; their partners: Laura McCamy, William Karpowsky, and Brett Oyler; one Grandson, Armando Porter, and her beloved cat Fumie.
The Memorial Service will be held 1:00p.m. Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Struve & Laporte Funeral Chapel, 41 W. San Luis Street in Salinas, CA. 93901.




Memorial Service
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Sunday, September 3, 2017
1:00 PM