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1932 – 2020

Petra S. Salazar (88) passed away peacefully August 8. She was born June 28, 1932, in San Antonio, Texas, to Elder Manuel and Carmen Solis.

Petra married Arnulfo C. Salazar on July 29, 1956, and they enjoyed 46 years together. She was a longtime member of the Church of God (Seventh Day) and enjoyed serving the Lord in women’s ministry. A devoted wife, Petra also served alongside her husband in ministry.

Petra is survived by her seven children: Joel (Christina), Abel (Eva), Samuel (Sandra), Naomi Tuller (Dwayne), Loida Vergara (Eddie), Daniel Salazar, and Manuel (Jessica); eighteen grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews; and her sisters: Clara Riojas, Maria Mireles, Marta Silva, Noemi Lawrence, and Rita Rodriguez.

Petra was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Juanita Yanez and Felecitas Salazar, and brothers Alejos and Manuel Jr.