Cruz Estrella


Cruz Estrella, 38, of Payson, died Oct. 11, 2004. He was born Jan. 27, 1966 in Flagstaff.

Mr. Estrella worked for the Payson Roundup as an assistant pressman, alongside his father, Cruz Estrella Sr. He also was a mechanic for Payson Driveline. He had a 10-year struggle with muscular dystrophy.

He is survived by his wife, Sherrie; son, Bobby Cruz; mother, Ortensia Estrella; sisters, Roselyn Swindle, Caroline Estrella and Linda (Mike) Clevenger-Smith; brothers, Dennis Swindle, Joe Soto and C.J. Carter; many nieces, nephews and goddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cruz; sister, Starlene; and brother, Cruz.

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Payson United Methodist Church.

Messenger Payson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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