Trinidad Medina Cota, Sr.
5/11/1927 - 10/6/2013
He peacefully went home to be with the Lord surrounded by his children and wife as he took his last breath. Preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Ursula Cota; seven brothers and two sisters all together again. His son, Robert "Bobby" Cota; granddaughters, Maria Elena Cota and Bernadette Gonzales. He is survived by his long time love of 60 years, Mary Helen Cota; children, Trinidad Cota Jr. (Anna), Virginia Flores (Willie), Raymond Benjamin Cota (Celeste), Yolanda Marie Gonzales (William), 12 grandkids, 12 great-grandkids, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He always had a smile on his face and could brighten any room the moment he walked in. Always in his children's lives as president of the PTA and little league as well as coach. Immensely involved in prison ministries and received honors of the 4th degree Knights of Columbus. He will be missed by many as he starts his 5th day in heaven De Colores. Tell all of our loved ones "Howdy." Visitation Thursday, October 10, 2013, 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL SOUTH LAWN. Friday, October 11, 2013 Visitation at 12:30 p.m., Rosary at 1:00 p.m., Mass at 2:00 p.m. at St. Johns Catholic Church. Burial to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL SOUTH LAWN.