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Angela Alvarenga

May 30, 1942 — April 21, 2022

Iowa City

 

Iowa City- Angela Alvarenga was born May 30, 1942, In Antiguo Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador, the daughter of Juana Alvarenga Escamilla. She was united in marriage to Jose Ramos in La Liberta, El Salvador. In her younger years, Angela was a seamstress for a small town in El Salvador. She enjoyed cooking, it was her way of showing that she cared for her loved ones. She was a very hard worker who never stopped giving, but most importantly, she was a Christ-follower who worshiped the Lord until her last breath. Angela passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 at her home in Iowa City at the age of 79 years.

 

She is survived by 11 children: 

Azalea Alvarenga and her children Flor, Iris, David, Daniel, Kevin and Estephany Martinez Alvarenga; Rafael Alvarenga and his son Nelson Lemus; Milton Alvarenga and his son Alex Alvarenga; Yaneth Alvarenga and her children Ruth, Javier, and Yanci Lobo; Sandra Alvarenga and her children; Cindy and Mario Flores, Marvin and Jason Rodas; Mirna Alvarenga and her children Ivette, Carlos, Jonathan, Sandra Alvarenga; Jesus Alvarenga Cisneros and his children: Anthony, Katy, Camila, Isaac, Jesus, and Daisy Cisneros; Maria Alvarenga and her children, Chelsey, Tatiana, Giovanni Hernandez Alvarenga, Gabriela Elberling; Oscar Alvarenga and his children; Joshua, Jasmine, Jonathan, Ashley, and Jasiel Alvarenga, Oscar Jr. Siguenza and Jason Rivera; Edith Alvarenga and her children Mathew, Joseph, Sofia and Andrew Tlaxca, Gustavo Raul Galvez, Angela Alvarenga and Josue Galvez; Walter Alvarenga and his children Walter, Angela and Alejandra Alvarenga; 31+ great grandchildren, a sister Adelaida Alvarenga Alvarado, three brothers: Luis Alvarenga Alvarado, Ernesto Alvarenga Alvarado and Dari Alvarenga Alvarado. She was preceded in death by her husband Jose Ramos, a son Mario Alvarenga, grandson Edwin Guzman (Alvarenga), sister Tita Alvarenga and two brothers: Pablo and Mauricio Alvarenga.

 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 5:30 pm Sunday, April 24, 2022 at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. Graveside Service will be 10:00 am Monday, April 25, 2022 meeting at Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona and traveling together to Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona. Visitation will be Sunday from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona. A general memorial fund has been established. Messages and tributes may be sent to the family at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.  

 

Obituary in Spanish: 

 

Iowa City- Angela Alvarenga nació el 30 de mayo de 1942 en Antiguo Cuscatlán, San El Salvador, El Salvador, hija de Juana Alvarenga Escamilla. Se unió en matrimonio con José Ramos en La Libertad, El Salvador. En sus años de juventud, Ángela era costurera en un pueblo pequeño de El Salvador. Le encantaba cocinar para su familia; ¡Era la forma en que expresaba su amor. Era muy trabajadora, pero lo más importante era que Ángela era una seguidora de Cristo y adoró al Señor hasta su último aliento. Angela falleció el jueves 21 de abril de 2022 en su casa de Iowa City a la edad de 79 años.

 

Le sobreviven 11 hijos: Azalea Alvarenga y sus hijos Flor, Iris, David, Daniel, Kevin y Estephany Martinez Alvarenga; Rafael Alvarenga y su hijo Nelson Lemus; Milton Alvarenga y su hijo Alex Alvarenga; Yaneth Alvarenga y sus hijos Ruth, Javier y Yanci Lobo; Sandra Alvarenga y sus hijos; Cindy y Mario Flores, Marvin y Jason Rodas; Mirna Alvarenga y sus hijos Ivette, Carlos, Jonathan, Sandra Alvarenga; Jesús Alvarenga Cisneros y sus hijos: Anthony, Katy, Camila, Isaac, Jesús y Daisy Cisneros; María Alvarenga y sus hijos, Chelsey, Tatiana, Giovanni Hernández Alvarenga, Gabriela Elberling; Oscar Alvarenga y sus hijos; Joshua, Jasmine, Jonathan, Ashley y Jasiel Alvarenga, Oscar Jr. Sigüenza y Jason Rivera; Edith Alvarenga y sus hijos Mathew, Joseph, Sofia y Andrew Tlaxca, Gustavo Raul Galvez, Angela Alvarenga y Josue Galvez; Walter Alvarenga y sus hijos Walter, Ángela y Alejandra Alvarenga; 31+ bisnietos, una hermana Adelaida Alvarenga Alvarado, tres hermanos: Luis Alvarenga Alvarado, Ernesto Alvarenga Alvarado y Dari Alvarenga Alvarado. Le precedieron en la muerte su esposo José Ramos, un hijo Mario Alvarenga, su nieto Edwin Guzman (Alvarenga), su hermana Tita Alvarenga y dos hermanos: Pablo y Mauricio Alvarenga.

 

Se llevará a cabo un servicio de celebración de la vida a las 5:30 p. m. el domingo 24 de abril de 2022 en Yoder-Powell Funeral Home en Kalona. El servicio junto a la tumba será a las 10:00 a. m. del lunes 25 de abril de 2022 reuniéndose en Yoder-Powell Funeral Home en Kalona y viajando juntos al cementerio Sharon Hill en Kalona. El velorio será el domingo de 6:30 pm a 9:00 pm en Yoder-Powell Funeral Home en Kalona. Se ha establecido un fondo conmemorativo general. Se pueden enviar mensajes y tributos a la familia en www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

 

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

5:30 - 6:30pm (Central time)

Yoder-Powell Funeral Home

504 12th St., Kalona, IA 52247

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

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504 12th St., Kalona, IA 52247

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Monday, April 25, 2022

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Sharon Hill Cemetery

Kalona, IA 52247

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