Last updated 8/3/2014 at Noon
Bobbie Mendoza, 88, longtime resident of Orange, passed away July 31, at Assisted Living Center, at Sendera Ranch in Magnolia.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Tommie Gore. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 4, from 5:00-8:00 pm, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Oklahoma, on Sept. 28, 1925, she was the daughter of Jim Clements and Cora Lee (Wilkerson) Clements. Bobbie moved from Cameron, Tx. to Orange where she met Olie Mendoza, her husband of 50 years. She was a bookkeeper for over 50 years at Mann Insurance and she was an active member of Fellowship Church of Christ in Orange. She enjoyed volunteering through the church and the chances it gave her to help others. She had a love for people and enjoyed being around her friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Cora Clements; husband, Olie Mendoza; and many beloved family members.
She is survived by her daughter Cindy Stenglein and son-in-law Joe Stenglein of Magnolia, her sister, Jo Wrona; and many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Joe Stenglein, Mike Linscomb, Lawrence Caldwell, Rodney Barrett, Jeff Fruge, and Brent Mendoza.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl.17, Chicago, IL 60601.