Maria Ruiz-Quezada, 52, a cook, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Chico.
Mass is 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at St. John the Baptizer Catholic Church in Bridgeport. Christian burial will be at Panteon Municipal De Las Bocas in Mexico.
Pallbearers are Alejandro Quezada, Jesus Diaz, Martin Banuelos Jr., Martin Banuelos, Jorge Quezada, and Omar Banuelos.
Maria was born June 28, 1961, in Las Bocas, Huejucar, Jalisco, Mexico to Nicolas and Guadalupe (Quezada) Ruiz. She married Martin Banuelos Nov. 15, 1979, in Las Bocas. Maria was a cook at Rock City Burger in Bridgeport. She was a member of St. John the Baptizer Catholic Church in Bridgeport and a cursillista.
Maria was preceded in death by her father, Nicolas Ruiz.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Martin Banuelos of Chico; sons Adrian Banuelos of Las Bocas, Martin Banuelos Jr. and fiance Anabel Guereca of Chico, Omar Banuelos of Chico, Nicolas De Jesus Banuelos of Chico; her mother, Guadalupe Ruiz-Quezada of Mexico; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.