Gabina Ramirez Jimenez passed away surrounded by her family on Nov. 1, 2022, in Stockton, California, at the age of 79 years old. Gabina was born in Michoacan, Mexico, on Feb. 19, 1943.
She was a devoted housewife and took pride in caring for her children. Gabina was also a devoted Catholic and was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Stockton. She enjoyed family time and loved spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a wonderful mother-in-law.
Gabina is survived by her sons, Rafael Torres, Sostenes Cortes, Jose Angel Cortes, Pedro Cortes and Isidro Cortes; daughters, Maria Cortes, Juana Cortes; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Ben Salas Funeral Home, 149 Fourth Street, Galt, on Nov. 16, 3-7 p.m., with a rosary at 5 p.m. A Mass will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 3847 N. Sutter Street, Stockton, on Nov. 17, 1-2 p.m., followed by a graveside service at San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery, 719 E. Harding Way, Stockton.