Virtudes Alcaza, 85, of Galt died at her home from complications of many years of Diabetes. She was born April 12, 1934 in Del Rio, Texas and moved to California for 30+ years in Mountain View and 40+ years in Galt.

Virtudes was a mother, caregiver, house cleaner and cook. She attended St. Christopher’s church and enjoyed cooking and caring for the less fortunate. She enjoyed playing poker and entertaining friends and family. She would sing and surprise others with her vocal skills.

Surviving her are children Alicia, Mana, Lucia, Debbie, John, Ricardo, Manuel and Antonio; grandchildren Vanessa, Pedro, Juan-Pablo, Monica, Robert, Tony, Serena, Julie, Manuel, Melissa, Jenna, Cortney and Sarah; great-grandchildren Ernie, Layla., Juan, Angel, John, Alex, Brianna, Jasmine, Xoe, Kennedy, Xavier, Quintin, Joseph, Angelica, Josephine, Marcelino, Wyatt and Dexter.

Services were held on Tuesday at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Galt. Ben Salas Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

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