Michael J. Perales passed away on December 13, 2022 at the age of 86 in Hollister, California.
He was born on July 4, 1936, in Denver, Colorado. Michael worked for Tom Stephson Farm for 10 years, Fred Swanson farm for 10 years, Tri-Valley, growers, and San Benito foods for 25 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years, going to casinos with friends forever, and raising his few heads of cattle.
He is survived by Michael and Jerry Perales of Hollister, and Angie Ruiz (Bob Porter) of Los Banos, CA. He also is survived by his grandsons, Jeremy, Jeff, and Danny Perales. As well as 15 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, and nephews.
Michael is preceded in death by his wife, Mary, Grandson Richard, Alan Ruiz, and his parents, Aurelio & Jovita (Cora) Perales. Brothers, Joseph, Daniel, and James Perales. Sisters Juanita, Wilson, Josephine Mena, and Susan Avitia. His surviving siblings are Jonathan Perales, and Carla Talavera.