Ricardo Zendejas Manzo, 76, of Hollister, California, passed away on October 7, 2023. He was born on July 17, 1947, in El Cerrito Colorado, Michoacán, Mexico, to Nicolas Zendejas and Socorro Manzo. He was married to Maria L. Solorio for 45 years, and they had 4 children: Saul Zendejas, Fabiola Arellano, Janet Echevarria, Ricardo Zendejas Jr.

Ricardo Zendejas Manzo was a loving father, grandfather, father-in-law, uncle and husband. He was a kind and generous man who was always willing to help others. He was a hard worker who retired from a career in agriculture. He was also a talented woodworker and painter.

Ricardo Zendejas Manzo was a reserved man, but he loved spending time with his family and friends. He was always there for them, no matter what. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his children, Saul Zendejas, Fabiola Arellano (Adrian Arellano), Janet Echevarria (Daniel Echevarria), Ricardo Zendejas Jr. (Carley Alnas); and his grandchildren, Daniel Echevarria, Alexis Echevarria, Antony Echevarria, Ammore’ Zendejas, Adrian Arellano Jr, Ethan Arellano, Isabella Arellano, and Zaylah Zendejas.

A funeral service will be held on October 19 at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home in Hollister from 3 pm to 7 p.m.