April 18, 2013 5:33 AM
71 years old, of Santa Barbara, CA, passed away on April 13th, 2013 due to an eight year struggle with cancer.
Rosary will be held at 6:30pm April 18, 2013 at Welch-Ryce-Haider, 15 East Sola St, Santa Barbara, CA . Funeral service will be held at 10am, April 19, 2013 at San Roque Church. Father Richard Mc Manus of Santa Barbara Old Mission will be officiating. Burial will follow the funeral at Calvary Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Welch-Ryce-Haider.
Felicitas Bonilla was born in Jackson, CA on August 9, 1941. She graduated from Washington High School.
Felicitas was married to William Bonilla on June 24, 1972; they were married over 40 wonderful years.
Felicitas worked as a teacher's aid for La Cumbre Junior High for over 20 years. She enjoyed sewing, baking and going to Las Vegas and the casino. She was also actively involved with family and friends.
Felicitas is survived by her husband William Bonilla, daughter Renee Delgado, sons Orlando Montoya, Michael Montoya and Thomas Connors, grandchildren Esteban Delgado III, Marcos Delgado, Michael Montoya Jr, Matthew Montoya, Stephanie Flores, Seline Montoya, brothers Lalo Coral, Fred Avila, Louie Avila, Manual Avila, Jake Avila, Leo Avila and Ed Avila, sisters Lupe Robal and Mary Ann Severe and other family and friends.
Felicitas will be greatly missed and remembered by all that were a part of her wonderful life.