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Raymundo Bazaldua-Valdez March 13, 1943 - Aug. 22, 2009

WILLMAR -- Raymundo Bazaldua-Valdez, 66, of Willmar died Saturday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Church of St. Mary. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar, with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m., and will continue for one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church.

He was born March 13, 1943, in Sabinas, Coahuila, Mexico, to Raymundo Bazaldua-Gonzalez and Marcos Valdez del Rio. He immigrated to the United States at a young age.

In 1960, he married Elma C. Moreno. They lived in Willmar. He worked at Willmar Precast Company.

He is survived by his wife; three daughters: Margarita (and Jose) Urbina of San Antino, Texas, Olga Lidia (and Estevan) Perez of Willmar and Aurelia (and Robert) Perez of Willmar; six sons: Marcos Antonio ( and Mercedes) Bazaldua of Mexico, Jose de Jesus (and Maria) Bazaldua of Willmar, Gabriel Bazaldua of Mexico,  Raymundo Jr. (and Laticia) Bazaldua of New London, Guillermo Bazaldua of Willmar and Jorge David (and Perla) Bazaldua of Willmar; 23 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister: Maria Isabel of Texas; and three brothers: Vicente, Horacio and Homero, all of Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and three brothers.