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Passed Away On: 2017-04-03 00:00:00

Ezra R. Chavez passed away at his San Juan Bautista home at the age of 87. He was born in Iquitos, Peru and lived in San Juan Bautista for the last 5 years.
He married his wife, Nellie, in 1958 in Chicago.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie, his children, Jeanie Simin (Rod) of Hollister, Mary Chavez (Kasia) of Angwin, CA, William Chavez of San Juan Bautista and Judy Farrell (Brian of Hollister, his siblings, Wallace Chavez of Michigan, Erling Chavez of Peru and Sara Silva of Riverside and his grandchildren, Danielle Simin, Matthew Simin, Olivia Chavez, Natalie Chavez, Ezra Chavez, Gavin Farrell and Ruthie Farrell.
Private cremation will be followed by private family inurnment. Family will have a celebration of his life in Southern California.
Donations are preferred to Three ABN or Loma Linda University – Research, Riverside.