A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. on March 6 at Smith Family Chapel, 505 E. Pine St. for Cristobal Hinojosa, 87. He passed away on Feb. 25.

He was born in Pharr, Texas on Jan. 27, 1917. He was raised in Texas and married Altagracia Rodriguez in Mexico in 1942. They came to California in 1953 and settled in Goshen in 1971. Cris worked for Redwood High School.

Survivors include his four daughters, Mary Martin of Goshen, Emelda Martinez of Fresno, Rosalinda Hendricks of Visalia and Christine Hays of Washington; two sons, James Hinojosa of Pomona and Oscar Hinojosa of Goshen; four sisters, Elida DeLaCruz of Beaumont, Calif., Edelia Ybarra of Rialto, Calif., Eldia Wheaton of Redlands, Calif. and Lupita Cordova of LaMirada, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1999.

Arrangements are under the direction of Smith Family Chapel, Exeter.

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