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Obituary: Ray Anthony Sesma

June 05, 1952 - Jan. 25, 2013

Ray Anthony Sesma, a resident of Lake Tahoe, Nevada, passed away on Jan. 25, 2013. He was 60 years. old.

Ray was born in Calexico, Calif. In 1977, he married Carmen Obeso and moved to Oak Park, California, and raised their three children.

Ray is survived by his father, Ramon Sesma, his three children: Ray Erik Obeso Sesma, Cassandra Obeso Fairchild and Steven Michael Sesma and his sisters and brother: Irene Esquer, Ruby Arballo, Norma Pantoja, and Fernando Sesma.

Ray had been the executive graphic designer for Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne and Boeing for 28 years. He was recognized within the company and the community for his talent and received accolades.

Ray was known for his sense of humor. Those that came into contact with Ray became life-long friends. Ray passed away knowing that he was very well-loved.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ray's Memorial Mass, which will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church located in Calexico, Calif. on Feb. 09, 2013 at 11:30 am. There will be a burial service at the Mt. View Cemetery in Calexico, Calif. directly following the Mass. A Celebration of Life reception will be held at the Old Eucalyptus School House located in El Centro, Calif. at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to:

• Assistance in Healthcare, Inc., In Remembrance of Ray A. Sesma, P.O. Box 396, Zion, IL 60099

• Tahoe Forest Hospital Hospice Program, In Remembrance of Ray A. Sesma, P.O. Box 759, Truckee, CA 96160



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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Feb 7, 2013 03:11PM Published Feb 7, 2013 03:10PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.