CASA GRANDE — Ernesto Delgado, 66, of Casa Grande died on Oct. 3, 2021.

Mr. Delgado was born on Nov. 5, 1954, in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and came to the United States at a young age, eventually becoming a citizen. He was raised in Casa Grande and later worked as a welder and forklift driver. 

He loved to go out and be in nature and garden. He also loved to go to Rocky Point and loved cats and dogs. He considered his dog Maya as one of his children.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Martha; five sons and daughters, Ernesto Delgado Jr., Lily Delgado, David Martinez, Jonathan Martinez and Jacquelyne Martinez; seven sisters, Irma, Elia, Esther, Alicia, Sandra, Elizabeth and Christina; two brothers, Juan Carlos and Luis; and five grandchildren.

Private service.

Angels in Waiting Cremation & Burial in charge of arrangements.


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