DOWNEY - Services were held Thursday for Rafaela Llanes, who passed away Oct. 22 at Downey Care Center. Llanes was 98.Llanes was born in Cuba and resided in Bell for 34 years before moving to Downey. A visitation and rosary service was held at Miller-Mies Mortuary yesterday with Father Armando Leyva officiating. Burial was private. Llanes is survived by many nieces and nephews.
********** Published: October 30, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 28