A Mass for Robert Esparza, 44, was held on Sept. 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lindsay. A Rosary was held on Sept. 2. Burial is in Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery. He died on Aug. 27.
He was born in Brownsville, Texas and resided there. He was a truck driver for five years and he was a member of La Edad de Oro Lodge #7.
He is preceded in death by his father, Onesimo Esparza.
He is survived by two sons, Jaime Maese of Poquoson, Va. and Andy Esparza of Porterville; two daughters, Monica Esparza of Porterville and Yolibea Esparza of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; his mother, Emma Esparza of Lindsay; one brother, Junior Esparza of Lindsay; one sister, Nancy Esparza of Brownsville, Texas; and numerous grandchildren.
Arrangements were under the direction of Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel.