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Obituary: Cortez, Eddie

Tue., April 30, 2013, midnight

CORTEZ, Eddie In Loving Memory of Eddie Ebarbo Cortez “Papa” Eddie Cortez passed Sunday, April 21st in Spokane, Washington.

Born April 10th, 1917 in Austin, TX, Eddie spent his 96 years with no regrets.

Eddie spent his adult life married to his soul mate Linda Cordova.

An avid golfer and traveler, Ed and Linda lived in many states including Texas, Oregon, California, and most recently settled in Spokane, Washington in order to be closer to family.

Eddie is survived by his loving wife of 70 years Linda Cortez; his two beautiful daughters Lorri Mavity (John Mavity) and Rita Conner; his four grandchildren: Nicole Ewing, Danika Barrick, Maria Sturgeon and Jeff Conner; and his six great-grandchildren.

Eddie left a lasting impact on all whose lives he touched.

He will be greatly missed.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 2 at 11AM at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 3520 E. 18th Ave., Spokane, WA, followed by a luncheon.


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