Rivera, Salvador, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Saturday October 9, 2010 at Select Specialty Hospital after a lengthy illness. Salvador was born in DeLagua, CO. July 1, 1925. The son of the late Nicola Rivera and Isabel Botello Rivera. He married Nasaria Bernal in 1977, she predeceased him October 17, 2008. Leaving behind his son; Pedro (Tina) Rivera, daughters; Isabel Rivera, Maria Christina Hinds, Erlinda Martinez, former son-in-law Leonardo Martinez and step-son; Basilio Flores. Salvador also leaves behind many step-children and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving him is his former wife, Theresa Estrada and many friends. Salvador was a true believer of the lord and a devoted member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Salvador is preceded in death by one son, Guadalupe and two daughters, Irene and Esther Rivera. The Rivera family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Covenant Hospital and Select Specialty Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Karu, Dr. Ravandran and Dr. Khan along with all other attending physicians. God Bless You. Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010 at the W.L. Case & Co. 409 Adams St. Rev. Frank Voris O.F.M. Cap will officiate with burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may visit the chapel on Tuesday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Friends and family will meet Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. to pray the rosary. www.casefuneralhome.com