Obituary of Guillermo B. Flores
Guillermo B. Flores, 83, of Greenleaf, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 1, 2019. Guillermo was born in Reynosa, Mexico on July 3, 1936 to the late father and mother, Jose Guadalupe Flores and Antonia Balderas Flores. He was one of four children and is survived by his youngest sister Paula Brewer of Donna, Texas.
He met the love of his life in 1952, Aurora H. Flores. They were married four years later on December 30, 1956 in Pharr, Texas. They had seven children; Maribel, Ricardo, Rene, Veronica, Ruben, Raul, and Araceli. They settled in Greenleaf in 1984.
Throughout his lifetime he was a self-employed truck driver. He also worked for JR Simplot and KIT Manufacturing. He worked for Greenleaf Farms as a hop baler. He was a man of various trades but his most important and best trade was being a father and grandfather. He was always teaching everyone skills of life and loving everyone with all his heart.
Guillermo is survived by his children; Maribel (Israel) Salazar, Ricardo (Maggie) Flores, Rene Flores, Veronica (Lee) Watts, Ruben (Rosie) Flores, Raul (Carmen) Flores and Araceli (ex Jorge) Nava.
And his 16 grandchildren; Irene (Fred) Valdez, Frumencio Salinas III, Teresa (Francisco) Guzman, Leon Watts, Leann Watts, Guillermo Flores, Vanessa (Julie) Flores, Veronica (Enrique) Uriegas, Cynthia Ann Flores, Iris (Christopher) Hernandez, Anna Lee Watts, Jorge R. Nava, William J. Nava, Jordan Mattessich, Halley Mattessich and Izy Salazar.
Great grandchildren; Desiree and Greg Valdez, Lisa Salinas, Noel, Anthony and Chloee Martinez, Deidra and Francisco Guzman, Olivia, Enrique and Savanah Uriegas, Serena Castillo, Gwen and Elaina Salazar and Maddison C. Monahan, Camdyn Ganieany.
He is proceeded in death by his wife, Aurora H. Flores, his parents, two siblings, Jesus Flores and Victoria Campos.
A viewing will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 5:00-8:00PM with Rosary Recital at 7:00PM at Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 10:30AM at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in Caldwell. Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery in Greenleaf, Idaho.
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