Passed Away On: January 27, 2023

Juanita “Bolo” Ornelas Bravo, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away in Hollister, at age 77 with her family by her side.

She was born in Mexico and lived in Hollister for over 50 years.

She is predeceased in death by her parents, Jose Bravo and Catalina Reyes Bravo, her husband, Juvenal Ornelas, her sister, and her brother. Juanita is survived by her children and their spouses, Robert and Leticia Ornelas of Watsonville, Jesus Ornelas of Kansas City, MO, Felipe and Veronica Ornelas of Hollister, Salvador Ornelas and Lisa Del Real of Hollister, Juvenal Jr and Natalie Ornelas of Royal Oaks, and Ricardo and Karla Ornelas of Hollister. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Laura Velasco, Derek Ornelas, Kathy Higgins, Myra Ornelas, Jesenia Ruiz, Jose Alberto Ornelas, Salvador Ornelas Jr, Braulio Ornelas, Isabella Ornelas, Daniel Ornelas, Andrew Ornelas, Izaac Ornelas, Izaiah Ornelas, Alesso Ornelas, and by her great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The viewing will be on Wednesday, February 1st at 8:30 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:00 am at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Interment will follow the Mass at the IOOF Cemetery.